Quotes on Courage
This page is an inspiring collection of Quotes on Courage.
To be courageous there must first be fear. We act with courage
as we face our fears and deny them power over our lives. What is
courageous to one person can
be just a regular day to someone else. For some
people leaving the house and entering the world is an act of courage.
challenges or fears you are facing, remember it's never as bad as you
imagine. Most likely a year from now you won't even remember this. So
give youself some perspective and the permission to go for it!
not afraid . . . of anyone or of anything when it comes to living your
life most fully. Pursue your hopes and your dreams no matter how
difficult or "different" they may seem to others. Far too many people
don't do what they want or should do because of what they imagine others
may think or say.
-James K. Flanagan
Use the following Quotes on Courage to inspire yourself to face
the challenges you meet. Take small steps each day towards living the
life you desire. One step at a time quickly adds up to the journey that is your life.
History has demonstrated
that the most notable winners
usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles
before they triumphed.
They won because they refused
to become discouraged by their defeats.
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
The bravest thing you can do
when you are not brave
is to profess courage and act accordingly.
The important thing is this:
To be able at any moment to sacrifice
what we are for what we could become.
The only courage that matters
is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
-Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
When we are afraid
we ought not to occupy ourselves
with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger,
but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.
Courage is tiny pieces of fear all glued together.
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.
There is more security in the adventurous and exciting,
for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence
by every experience in which
you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing
which you think you cannot do.
More Quotes on Courage
With courage you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Courage can't see around corners,
but goes around them anyway.
Fear and courage are brothers.
One isn't necessarily born with courage,
but one is born with potential.
Without courage, we cannot practice
any other virtue with consistency.
We can't be kind, true,
merciful, generous, or honest.
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily.
To not dare is to lose oneself.
Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm.
Every man has his own courage,
and is betrayed because he seeks in himself
the courage of other persons.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the little voice
at the end of the day
that says I'll try again tomorrow.
-Mary Anne Radmacher
the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared
and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
A timid person is frightened before a danger,
a coward during the time,
and a courageous person afterward.
-Jean Paul Richter
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.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes on Courage - Related Pages
Return from Quotes on Courage to Home Page