Courage Quotes

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What you'll need most is courage. It is not an easy path that you've set your foot upon.
Larry Wall

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Abraham Lincoln

With Adelaide bursting at the seams with England supporters - many of whom are on the trip of a lifetime - there will be no shortage of animated encouragement for Andrew Flintoff’s men over the next five days. But the question is whether or not the team can deliver.
Jonathan Agnew

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
George Patton

Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
John Gardner

You didn't just pay lip service to the goal of overcoming the division of Europe and Germany... Rather, you put yourself at the forefront of those who encouraged us on the way to unity.
Helmut Kohl

Have the courage to live. Anyone can die. [Profound words, but easier said than done!]
Robert Cody

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

We have little or nothing to do or say about when, where, or how we are born and reared - up to the age of reason. After that, we have a great deal to say about when, where, and how we live and die; all we need is the courage to make decisions - even if they are frightening
John A Marshall

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

Necessity does the work of courage.
Nicholas Murray Butler

'Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?'
Marie Antoinette

Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticise.
Elizabeth Harrison

Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
Sydney Smith

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

If you want to encourage the next generation of actors and players then you need to give them the right sort of inspiration.
Sara Gilbert

There will be many stories of our times written, many forgotten, but they are nonetheless courageous for it.
Crazy Horse

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

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

Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill soured by a whiff of arrogance.
Alistair Cooke

The world land speed record requires the minimum of skill, and the maximum of courage.
Tommy Wisdom

A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
George Bernard Shaw

The story of Pope John Paul II is that of a man of immense faith and conviction and, in latter years, great personal courage.

He engaged with human culture and civilisation in every aspect and in every corner of the world.
Mary McAleese

We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.
Charles Lamb

It takes courage to push things forward.
Mo Mowlam

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
Jean Paul Richter

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

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Harry S Truman

Again and again, I've seen Bush turn a blind eye as his henchmen have leveled zealous attacks against his political enemies - assaults which the president himself has sometimes directly encouraged.
Paul Begala

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

Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form
Sinclair Lewis

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
Rabindranath Tagore

She displayed great courage and deep humanity both in her public life in politics and privately coping with her prolonged medical condition [Mo Mowlam]
Charles Kennedy

The world lies in the hands of those who have the courage to dream and who take the risk of living out their dreams - each according to his or her own talent.
Paulo Coelho

And here at our Anglican Consultative Council, we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.
George Carey

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

Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.
Edward Albert

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

Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
Anatole France

The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
James Whitcomb Riley

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

Have the courage to do something which deserves transportation if you want to be somebody
Juvenal

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

We simply do not understand our place in the universe and have not the courage to admit it.
Barry Lopez

The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.
John Stuart Mill

It's only in innocence you find any kind of magic, any kind of courage.
Sean Penn

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

He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
Samuel Johnson

A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.
Mickey Mantle



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