301 Best [Courage Quotes] and Saying that will Give you strength

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Courage Quotes

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. Click to tweet

I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. 

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

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Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.

Bran thought about it. 'Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?''That is the only time a man can be brave,' his father told him.

Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.

Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads. Click to tweet

Don't be afraid of your fears. They're not there to scare you. They're there to let you know that something is worth it.

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.

There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. Click to tweet

Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.

A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.

faith and courage quotes 

Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing.

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.

Courage is found in unlikely places.

All happiness depends on courage and work.

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

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The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.

With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.

Freedom lies in being bold.

We can't be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don't have something better.

It takes courage to take action to achieve your goals especially when others doubt.

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Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.

Real courage is being afraid but doing it anyway.

It takes strength to be certain, it takes courage to have doubt. It takes strength to fit in, it takes courage to stand out.

Let us not treat those who are ill or have been injured as if they are lazy or malingering. Instead, let us take a closer look at what courage and strength it takes to live with a physical limitation. 

Through untold courage and sacrifice, America's veterans have secured the liberty which the founding fathers sought to establish here in the new world.

It takes courage to examine your life and to decide that there are things you would like to change, and it takes even more courage to do something about it.

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.Click to tweet

What happens to people who stop fearing the future and step out in faith? They find freedom. You can lock them up, you can beat them, but you can’t take their joy and their courage away, because their joy and courage don’t come from something changeable, like circumstances.

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In the beginning there is not much difference between the coward and the courageous person. The only difference is, the coward listens to his fears and follows them, and the courageous person puts them aside and goes ahead.

Trust in ourselves and others gives us the courage and capability to create meaningful and lasting relationships. 

The only way to increase your confidence is to practice certain skills and do whatever it takes to achieve the level of trust and intimacy you want. We all need courage to trust.

We must have the courage to let go of the past if we are going to grasp the future. Click to tweet

I have accepted fear as part of life – specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back....

Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.

Courage is grace under pressure.

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Yet each man kills the thing he loves By each let this be heard Some do it with a bitter lookSome with a flattering word The coward does it with a kiss the brave man with a sword

At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough. and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may, in fact, be the first steps of a journey.

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Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.

You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.

No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens.

Life is mostly froth and bubble,Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.

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Become major, Paul. Live like a hero. That's what the classics teach us. Be the main character. Otherwise, what is life for?

Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.

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Be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone. Click to tweet

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.

Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.

Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.

Believe you can and you're halfway there.

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A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.

Life is made of so many moments that mean nothing. Then one day, a single moment comes along to define every second that comes after. Such moments are tests of courage, of strength.

So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow. Click to tweet

quotes on courage and determination 

Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything.

The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.

Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.

Be Brave and Take Risks: You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don't have to have it all figured out to move forward.

It’s your life; you don’t need someone’s permission to live the life you want. Be brave to live from your heart.

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Nobody in this world has the authority to violate you and your boundaries in any way and you have to muster up the courage to raise an objection.

You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

Finding the courage to write does not involve erasing or 'conquering' one's fears. Working writers aren't those who have eliminated their anxiety. They are the ones who keep scribbling while their heart races and their stomach churns.

Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it all others depend. Click to tweet

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

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Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it...

If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.

We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.

I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.

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Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength.

Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of.

You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.

Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen. Click to tweet

Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality. 

courage quotes in Beowulf 

Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others ... Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness.

When I lost my sight, Werner, people said I was brave. When my father left, people said I was brave. But it is not bravery; I have no choice. I wake up and live my life. Don't you do the same?

An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. There's a punishment for it, and it's usually crucifixion.

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If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is…an opportunity to get to know YOU, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but YOU for your happiness…you will realize that a little loneliness goes a LONG way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful YOU.

I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits

Sometimes, making the wrong choice is better than making no choice. You have the courage to go forward, that is rare. A person who stands at the fork, unable to pick, will never get anywhere.

If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.

Bravery hides in amazing places.

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True rebels hate their own rebellion. They know by experience that it is not a cool and glamorous lifestyle; it takes a courageous fool to say things that have not been said and to do things that have not been done.

Staying silent is like a slow-growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU.

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But she wished she had had the guts to go up to him and say hello. Or possibly break his legs, she wasn't sure which.

The ideals which have lighted me on my way and time after time given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Truth, Goodness, and Beauty.

Having courage does not mean that we are unafraid. Having courage and showing courage means we face our fears.

Truth be told, you will never really know just how strong and adamant you are unless adversity strikes. Then you learn courage, you build resilience, you learn to persevere, you build character. 

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong.

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It takes a lot of courage to do those things! Any fool can fight back. Anyone can fight back. Anyone can retaliate. Anyone can respond with something mean. God wants you to love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who hurt you, and turn the other cheek. 

When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.

Standing courageously for an unpopular opinion isn't easy, but the rewards of standing courageously for the truth will last forever. Click to tweet

The gaining of self-confidence and courage and the ability to think calmly and clearly while talking to a group is not one-tenth as difficult as most men imagine.

Courage is one step ahead of fear.

One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.

Nobody who says, ‘I told you so’ has ever been, or will ever be, a hero.

In case you never get a second chance: don't be afraid!" "And what if you do get a second chance?" "You take it!

You have plenty of courage, I am sure," answered Oz. "All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.

And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.

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Happiness depends on being free, and freedom depends on being courageous.

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.

Anybody can learn to think, or believe, or know, but not a single human being can be taught to feel... the moment you feel, you're nobody? but yourself ? in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else ? means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.

Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage. Click to tweet

We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are.

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It is hard to be brave when you're only a Very Small Animal.

Knowledge is power is time is money.

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.

I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitements, awaited those who had the courage to go forth into its an expanse, to seek real knowledge of life amidst it's perils.

Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.

courage quotes wizard of oz 

You can always die. It's living that takes real courage." - Himura Kenshin

To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.

What we know matters but who we are matters more.

Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life. Click to tweet

Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.

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It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn't know what they mean to you.

There are two things we should always be 1. raw and 2. ready. When you are raw, you are always ready and when you are ready you usually realize that you are raw. Waiting for perfection is not an answer, one cannot say "I will be ready when I am perfect" because then you will never be ready, rather one must say "I am raw and I am ready just like this right now, how and who I am.

Your Life Is Happening Right Now: Don't let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now.

To be courageous requires no exceptional qualifications, no magic formula, no special combination of time, place, and circumstance. It is an opportunity that sooner or later is presented to us all.

courage quotes in the crucible 

When it is nearing the end and you're in need, muster up your courage; endurance will lead.

For courage to be authentic, one must encounter fear and prove superior to the fear through right action.

It takes courage to be authentic because you need to trust yourself and trust that others will accept you for who you really are. Click to tweet

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice... it is conformity.

Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.  

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It matters that you don't just give up.

He who is brave is free

I know what I want, I have a goal, an opinion, I have a religion and love. Let me be myself and then I am satisfied. I know that I’m a woman, a woman with inward strength and plenty of courage.

Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.

There is nothing in this life that can destroy you but yourself. Bad things happen to everyone, but when they do, you can't just fall apart and die. You have to fight back. If you don't, you're the one who loses in the end. But if you do keep going and fight back, you win.

Some people have more guts than brains.

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We need a backbone, not a wishbone.

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.”"Be patient and tough; one day this pain will be useful to you.

courage quotes harry potter 

Run my dear, From anything That may not strengthen Your precious budding wings.

If there was no fear, how could there be a comfort? Or courage?

Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done.

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

To know a species, look at its fears. To know yourself, look at your fears. Fear in itself is not important, but fear stands there and points you in the direction of things that are important. Don't be afraid of your fears, they're not there to scare you; they're there to let you know that something is worth it.

The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. "One word of truth outweighs the world.

Even in the mud and scum of things, something always, always sings.

People who lack the clarity, courage, or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. Live your truth and don't EVER stop!

Life is not about living the safer option. Life is about living a life worth living.

How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.

Sometimes standing against evil is more important than defeating it. The greatest heroes stand because it is right to do so, not because they believe they will walk away with their lives. Such selfless courage is a victory in itself.

courage quotes in the book thief 

Long before morning I knew that what I was seeking to discover was a thing I'd always known. That all courage was a form of constancy. That it is always himself that the coward abandoned first. After this all other betrayals come easily.

Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it's what you believe, and the heck with everybody.

Courage only counts when you can count. Click to tweet

Gumption is courage, resourcefulness, and common sense in harness together. 

In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong.

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One of the best things about finally showing courage is that you inspire those around you to do the same.

One morning you will awake to find that you are the person you dreamed of doing what you wanted to do simply because you had the courage to believe in your potential and to hold on to your dream.

Take courage, man, be brave and drive ahead, start where you stand.

Courageous people will often admit blame and account for, while going over his or her actions and then by using what they have learned from it.

You must be courageous and brave, and not fearful, in taking advantage of life's opportunities as they are made available to you.

It takes courage to deal with failures. It takes courage to admit when you are wrong. Click to tweet

But the steps that call for courage, and the task that's hard to do,In the end results in glory for the never-wavering few. 

So take courage! For I believe God. It will be just as he said.

To me, courage is not a specific set of skills that can be taught. Courage instead is the combined elements of the human condition. These combined elements are composed of caring, compassion, service, kindness, and love.

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Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.

I'd run my whole life long to reach you; paddle my way across Atlantic and Pacific; traverse Jungle and Desert to find you; climb cliffs and drop from the sky to rescue you. Anything to be close to you. Any way to say I love you.

Each mistake teaches you something new about yourself. There is no failure, remember, except in no longer trying. It is the courage to continue that counts.

It's not that I've suddenly become stronger or that something has changed. I'm still shaking. But... We don't have to let those fears stop us. What's most important is that we try to rise above our weakness.

Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved.

it takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeded.

To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.

Courage doesn't always roar, sometimes it's the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering 'I will try again tomorrow. click to tweet

A man who is intimate with God is not intimidated by man.

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It was queer how sometimes a child's innocent eyes can see things that grown men are blind to.

I told myself, Malala, you have already faced death. This is your second life. Don't be afraid — if you are afraid, you can't move forward.

Your heart’s strength is measured by how hard it holds on. Your self worth and faith is measured by finally letting go. However, your peace is measured by how long you don’t look back.

The world’s greatest achievers have been those who have always stayed focussed on their goals and have been consistent in their efforts.

I am not angry or sad or happy to see you. I could not give a shit. You don't even ripple.

“The only tyrant I accept in this world is the 'still small voice' within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one, I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority.” ? Mahatma Gandhi,

We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.

The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.

Silent acquiescence in the face of tyranny is no better than outright agreement.

True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid... Click to tweet

I have always believed that hope is that stubborn thing inside us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us so long as we have the courage to keep reaching, to keep working, to keep fighting.

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Real change is difficult at the beginning, but gorgeous at the end. Change begins the moment you get the courage and step outside your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.

See yourself as being successful with every interaction that you will participate in, as it will give you the courage to push through with it. Never visualize failure!

While everyone that strives to succeed, everyone that has the courage to leave their comfort zone, everyone that is willing to try to make a positive impact on some corner of the world will face difficulties and hardships along the way, those who are driven by authentic passion will persevere and will not allow the unavoidable obstacles to become insurmountable barriers.

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To be successful we must do things that unsuccessful people do not want to do. Those things require levels of courage.

If we had to say what writing is, we would have to define it essentially as an act of courage.

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. Click to tweet

When we trust God, we find the strength, courage, and clarity needed to move beyond the people and situations that challenge what we know to be true and right in our hearts.

Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.

There are some situations where all you can do is simply let go and move on, gather your courage and choose a direction that carries you toward a new dawn.

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When we enter into intimate communion with God, He converts hate into love, anger into peace, and fear into courage.

Give your enemy a face, If he is human, do not dehumanize him. Know him and know why he is your enemy. If your enemy is within you, understand what it is and why you are afraid. Put a face on your fear. When you understand it, and it is no longer vague and shapeless, you will find that your fear is no longer so formidable.

Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires....courage.

Be the kind of person who dares to face life's challenges and overcome them rather than dodging them.

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A bolt of warmth, fierce with joy and pride and gratitude, flashed through me like sudden lightning. I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching—they are your family. And they were my heroes.

All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them. 

Everyone pretends to be 'free thinkers', but few individuals pass the line into expressive territories that may be detrimental to their own social well-being.

The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always.

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It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful.

You will have to make up for the smallness of your size by your courage and selfless devotion to duty, for it is not life that matters, but the courage, fortitude and determination you bring to it.

Courage to me is doing something daring, no matter how afraid, insecure, intimidated, alone, unworthy, incapable, ridiculed or whatever other paralyzing emotion you might feel. Courage is taking action....no matter what.  So you're afraid? Be afraid.  Be scared silly to the point you're trembling and nauseous, but do it anyway!

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. Click to tweet

Personal affection is a luxury you can have only after all your enemies are eliminated. Until then, everyone you love is a hostage, sapping your courage and corrupting your judgment.

Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality.

Courage isn't absenct of fear, it is the awareness that something else is important

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.

Don't try to understand life. Live it! Don't try to understand love. Move into love. Then you will know - and all that knowing will come out of your experience. The more you know, the more you know that much remains to be known.

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We have to endure the discordance between imagination and fact. It is better to say, “I am suffering,” than to say, “This landscape is ugly.

You can have regret from yesterday, fear tomorrow, but peace today by sharing your heart’s deepest feelings. A life spent being fearful of showing your soul is a life not worth living.

How could we forget those ancient myths that stand at the beginning of all races, the myths about dragons that at the last moment are transformed into princesses? Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage.
You or I might think that at least one would show courage and put up a fight. But neither you nor I have suffered as they, and even we have born witness in silence to lesser ills under less dire threat. Yet, in the face of evil, to sit silent is an even greater evil. Complacency is ever the enabler of darkest deeds;

Courage is the hallmark of spirituality. Courage comes when you love yourself for who you are. Click to tweet

Love springs from the inside. It is the immortal surge of passion, excitement, energy, power, strength, prosperity, recognition, respect, desire, determination, enthusiasm, confidence, courage, and vitality, that nourishes, extends and protects. It possesses an external objective - life.

Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough.

I've learned that a rising tide of anxiety isn't necessarily bad. It's a sign that I'm getting serious. Nervousness keeps me alert. ... Getting there isn't always pleasant. Neither is running in a marathon. Or staging a play. Or climbing a mountain. All such activities take courage. And all reward those who complete them not only with an unparalleled feeling of achievement but with a thrilling sense of adventure along the way. 

courage quotes in Mockingbird 

It takes self-confidence to gain the courage to move on after you learn from your mistakes.

In the end, it takes a tremendous amount of courage to go for what you truly want out of your life, your career, and your relationships. Tap into the courage that lies within you and let today be the first day of your amazing journey to success.

Think of each failure, each heartache, and each loss in your life as a lesson in courage and resilience. Click to tweet

I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.

What does it mean if i'm afraid? Does it mean something bad is going to happen?" "No, it doesn't mean something bad is going to happen. It just means that you have the chance to be brave.

Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.

Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that's courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool, and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward.

It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. Click to tweet

One cannot answer for his courage when he has never been in danger.

He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch.

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty.

Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it.

Do," said Louisa finally, "whatever you can't not do.

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Given a choice between life and death, choose life. Given a choice between right and wrong, choose what's right. And given a choice between a terrible truth and a beautiful lie, choose the truth every time.

Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and perceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and last some crisis shows what we have become. 

It’s not unpatriotic to denounce an injustice committed on our behalf, perhaps it’s the most patriotic thing we can do.

It takes a great deal of courage to stand alone even if you believe in something very strongly.

You can never know everything. Part of what you know is always wrong. Perhaps the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of knowledge lies in going on anyway.

Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment. Click to tweet

Courage is being the only one who knows how terrified you are.

A person is wise if he listens to millions of advice and doesn't implement any of it.

An end in terror is preferable to terror without end.

Besides we are men, and after all it is our business to risk our lives.

Asking's the easy bit. Then there's everything that comes after.

Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high, look it quarely in the eye and say, 'I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.

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Because no matter what they say, you always have a choice. You just don’t always have the guts to make it.

Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea. It's theperson who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does something about it that makes a difference.

There are a few secrets to success: courage, goal setting, and focus. Click to tweet

Our willingness to own and engage with our vulnerability determines the depth of our courage and the clarity of our purpose; the level to which we protect ourselves from being vulnerable is a measure of our fear and disconnection.

In studying creative individuals' processes, I find that creativity is one-half the ability to listen and be receptive, and one-half the courage to put the creative idea into action.

You should be courageous because God has not given you a spirit of fear. 

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

But there were worse things than disappointment, and I'd lived through several of them already.

Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.

I had to cease to mourn what could never be and make the most of what was possible. And I would begin doing that by trying to mend the hurts of the past.

courage quotes Abraham lincoln 

If ever you feel like an animal among men, be a lion.

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don't have to have it all figured out to move forward. Click to tweet

We have nothing to fear but fear itself," Otto replied. "Oh, and a megalomaniacal headmaster, the world's deadliets assassin, giant mutated plant monsters, an international cartel of supervillains, and the security forces of every country on earth, but other than that...just fear.

It is better to find your courage to make changes when you can choose to rather than being forced to. If you do not make change, change will make you.

Courage cannot be left like bones in a bag. It must be brought out and shown the light again and again, growing stronger each time. If you think it will keep for the times you need it, you are wrong. It is like any other part of your strength. If you ignore it, the bag will be empty when you need it most.

Courage is about learning how to function despite the fear, to put aside your instincts to run or give in completely to the anger born from fear. Courage is about using your brain and your heart when every cell of your body is screaming at your to fight or flee - and then following through on what you believe is the right thing to do.

Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. [He is also a fool.

Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.

I want to be someone strong and brave enough to make hard choices. But I want to be fair and loving enough to make the right ones.

courage quotes Atticus finch 

Just thinking of your laughter gives me courage. . . 

Only the brave men and women can bring peace to the world, not by practicing war but by practicing nonviolence.

Courage and grace is a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is the bullring. Click to tweet

Empaths did not come into this world to be victims, we came to be warriors. Be brave. Stay strong. We need all hands on deck.

If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?

Keep a clear eye toward life's end. Do not forget your purpose and destiny as God's creature. What you are in his sight is what you are and nothing more. Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take nothing that you have received...but only what you have given; a full heart enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice, and courage.

Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.

A healer's power stems not from any special ability, but from maintaining the courage and awareness to embody and express the universal healing power that every human being naturally possesses.

And only weaklings...who lack courage and the power to feel they're right when the whole world says they're wrong, ever lose.

The formula of life is simple. It is the formula of giving - giving courage, attention, peace, love and comfort to yourself and society.

courage quotes after death 

In every crisis, doubt or confusion, take the higher path - the path of compassion, courage, understanding and love.

Nonviolence is only for the brave men and women of the world because it requires courage – courage to love the beauty of life, the beauty of humanity and the beauty of the world.

The liar was the hottest to defend his veracity, the coward his courage, the ill-bred his gentlemanliness, and the cad his honor

A clown on the throne is still a clown. A king in rags is still a king.

Courage will now be your best defense against the storm that is at hand-that and such hope as I bring. Click to tweet

To love someone with all of your heart requires reaching them where they are with the only words they can understand.

That's what courage is. If she weren't scared, she wouldn't need courage in the first place." -Jo

For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and to provide for it.

This world demands the qualities of youth; not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the life of ease.

I tell people not to be afraid of their fears; because their fears are not there to scare them, they're there to let them know that something is worth it. Yet I am often afraid. I guess that means in my life, lots of things have been worth it!

Too many people out there tell us what we can and cannot do but…they don’t know who we are, what’s put in us.

Events may be horrible or inescapable. Men have always a choice - if not whether, then how, they may endure.

Fear," the doctor said, "is the relinquishment of logic, the willing relinquishing of reasonable patterns. We yield to it or we fight it, but we cannot meet it halfway.

My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself to a usual lot of women who bow their heads and become concubines.

It takes great courage to open one's heart and mind to the tremendous injustice and suffering in our world.

A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.

If you're waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you'll never make it.

Courage originally meant "To speak one's mind by telling all one's heart. Click to tweet

Bushido is realized in the presence of death. This means choosing death whenever there is a choice between life and death. There is no other reasoning.

The glory of science is, that it is freeing the soul -- breaking the mental manacles -- getting the brain out of bondage -- giving courage to thought -- filling the world with mercy, justice, and joy.

There is no one more courageous than the person who speaks with the courage of his convictions.

Small men oft feel a need to prove their courage with unseemly boasts," he declared. "I doubt if he could kill a duck."Tyrion shrugged. "Fetch the duck.

I lacked the courage to investigate the weaknesses of the wicked because I discovered they are the same as the weaknesses of the saintly.

What you call pride, I call courage.

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