Courage Quotes

Apr 25, 2022 | Character Quotables | 3 comments

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“Let’s have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.”  
-Abraham Lincoln

“The greatest test of courage is to bear defeat without losing heart.”
-Robert G. Ingersoll

“Courage is being scared to death…and saddling up anyway.”
-John Wayne

“There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.”
-Soren Kierkegaard

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”

“The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out and meet it.”

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”
-Joseph Campbell

“A bold man is better in all things.”
-Homer’s Odyssey

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear ~ not the absence of fear.”
-Mark Twain

“To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.”
-W. Somerset Maugham

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.”
-Marianne Williamson

“The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them.”
-D. H. Lawrence

“If you’re the kind of person who is scared and courageous at the same time, you might end up doing big things.”
-David Carr

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
-Anaïs Nin

“Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.”

“Courage conquers all things.”

“Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.”
-George S. Patton

“Deliberate with caution, but act with decision. Yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness.”
-Charles Caleb Colton

“An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.”
-Edwin Land

“It takes courage to create a meaningful life of integrity. It also requires good company. And practice.”

-Shelly Francis

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”
-Sir Winston Churchill