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Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have.
Ronald Reagan

Bart, having never received any words of encouragement myself, I'm not sure how they're supposed to sound. But here goes: I believe in you.
Lisa Simpson

Sir, I salute your courage, your strength, and your indefatigability [to Saddam Hussein]
George Galloway

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.
Erma Bombeck

Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.
John Stuart Mill

You're going to see a million people here who have the courage to come and not let terrorists win, and that's exactly what we should all do.
Michael Bloomberg

Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.
Marlene Dietrich

I don't like people who drain my time and energy. If you've seen the Harry Potter films, we use the term 'dementors' - people who can draw the life out of you in terms of your energy. So we eradicate the 'dementors', encourage the positive people, and that spreads around to create the team spirit we have here
Alan Pardew

The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance.
Bryan Miller

Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.
George Bernard Shaw

Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind. It takes more courage to take a blow than give one. It takes more courage to try and talk things through than to start a war.
Mahatma Gandhi

The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
Maxwell Maltz

The popularity of the paranormal, oddly enough, might even be grounds for encouragement. I think that the appetite for mystery, the enthusiasm for that which we do not understand, is healthy and to be fostered. It is the same appetite which drives the best of true science, and it is an appetite which true science is best qualified to satisfy
Richard Dawkins

A large nose is in fact the sign of an affable man, good, courteous, witty, liberal, courageous, such as I am.
Edmond Rostand

We are all strong-willed, forceful personalities and the President encourages vigorous debate. [On whether they were all 'yes men' and women to the President]
Karen Hughes

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Billy Graham

Courage is found in unlikely places.
J R R Tolkien

The world has lost a religious leader who was revered across people of all faiths and none. He was an inspiration, a man of extraordinary faith, dignity and courage.

Throughout a hard and often difficult life, he stood for social justice and on the side of the oppressed, whether as a young man facing the Nazi occupation in Poland or later in challenging the Communist regime.

He never wavered, never flinched, in the struggle for what he thought was good and right.
[on Pope John Paul II]
Tony Blair

Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
Paul Tillich

There's only one thing worse than a man who doesn't have strong likes and dislikes, and that's a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them.
Tony Randall

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
Mignon McLaughlin

Attachment is forbidden. Possession is forbidden. Compassion, which I would define as unconditional love, is essential to a Jedi's life. So, you might say that we are encouraged to love. [on loving Padme Amidala]
Anakin Skywalker

I have the courage of my opinions, but I have not the temerity to give a political blank cheque to Lord Salisbury.
George Joachim

Men lie, who lack courage to tell truth - the cowards!
Joaquin Miller

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
Napoleon Bonaparte

When moral courage feels that it is in the right, there is no personal daring of which it is incapable
Leigh Hunt

Virtues are acquired through endeavour, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
Nagarjuna

Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway.
Mignon McLaughlin

We are bound no longer by the straightjacket of the past [and] nowhere is the change greater than in our profession of arms. What, you may well ask, will be the end of all of this? I would not know! But I would hope that our beloved country will drink deep from the chalice of courage.
Douglas Macarthur

It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.
Rollo May

Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts; in a uniform manner.
Joseph Addison

She worked hard to be as inclusive as possible and encouraged those who were at the edge of society and politics to become involved to change things for the better [on Mo Mowlam]
Peter Hain

This act is a rallying call to people of all faiths and none, to encourage them to feel that there is something that can be done [on camping in York Minster]
John Sentamu

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
Robert G Ingersoll

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
Hyman Rickover

The Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights - the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn.
Walter Bagehot

You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.
Jim Stovall

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.
Graham Greene

To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
Henri-Frederic Amiel

It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical
Boris Yeltsin

It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It's harder to stay where you are than to get out.
Judith Rossner

There are high spots in all of our lives, and most of them come about through encouragement from someone else.
George Adams

A true friend... adventures boldly, takes all things patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
William Penn

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage.
Pablo Casals

Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
Aristotle

Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared.
David Ben-Gurion



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