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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

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Jesse Jackson

When women are encouraged to be competitive, too many of them become disagreeable.
Benjamin Spock

By only half-sacking the deputy prime minister at the reshuffle, Tony Blair created this mess by not having the courage or conviction to finish the job
Vince Cable

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

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

True courage is a result of reasoning.
Jeremy Collier

Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and
Brian Adams

'Tisn't life that matters! 'Tis the courage you bring to it (Fortitude)
Sir Hugh Walpole

Life is to entered upon with courage.
Tocqueville

Necessity does the work of courage.
Nicholas Murray Butler

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

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

One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world was better for this.
Don Quixote

In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Israel was founded, pundits claimed the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tryanny and unrest.
Ronald Reagan

Life without the courage for death is slavery.
Seneca

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Paul Tillich

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

Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
Leon Blum

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

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

Part of courage is simple consistency.
Peggy Noonan

I can't say enough about how I'm against drugs. Be smart, think about it, look at what it does to people, look at how much you have to experience in life and be courageous enough to do everything you want to without that chemical help.
Erika Christensen

'You know, a dream like this seems kind of vaguely ludicrous and completely unattainable. But this moment is directly connected to those childhood imaginings. And for anybody who's on the down side of advantage and relying purely on courage, it's possible.'
Russell Crowe

Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
George Patton

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

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

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

Fortunately, my parents always encouraged me to be grateful that I was healthy, and stand up and be proud and carry myself with dignity.
Susan Anton

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

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

God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
Reinhold Niebuhr

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.
Victor Hugo

To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction - and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.
Stephen Baker

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
Charles Schwab

Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Thornton Wilder

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

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

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

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Alfred North Whitehead

Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
Sun Tzu

Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Jean Paul Richter

It takes courage to push things forward.
Mo Mowlam

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

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

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

I'm not sure Americans are hesitant to do this again - to fight another war, because it looked to them like a courageous and terrific endeavour.
Ashleigh Banfield

God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
Chester W Nimitz

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

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent-that is what Wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.
Friedrich Nietzsche



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