120 Courage Quotes – Quotes Diaries

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“Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action.”

Wim Wenders
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“Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action.” ― Wim Wenders
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“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”

― Maya Angelou

“All happiness depends on courage and work.”

Honore De Balzac

“Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.”

– Eddie Rickenbacker

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

—Harper Lee

“Courage is not the absence of fear. It is the ability to act in the presence of fear.”

Bruce Lee
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“Courage is not the absence of fear. It is the ability to act in the presence of fear. ~ Bruce Lee
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“Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities, because, as has been said, ‘it is the quality which guarantees all others.”

― Winston Churchill

“Courage is like a muscle – we strengthen it by use.”

Ruth Gordon

“Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.”

― Leah LaBelle

“It takes courage to live your dream and bounce back up when you have been knocked down. Your dreams give you the energy and inspiration to live a great life.”

Justin Langer

“More courage is required to forgive than is required to take up arms.”

Jose Ramos-Horta
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“More courage is required to forgive than is required to take up arms.”Jose Ramos-Horta
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“Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway.”

― John Wayne

“The artist begins with a vision – a creative operation requiring effort. Creativity takes courage.”

―Henri Matisse

“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.”

Erich Fromm

“The strongest people find the courage and caring to help others, even if they are going through their own storm.”

― Roy T. Bennett

“Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear.”

― Roy T. Bennett
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“Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear.” ― Roy T. Bennett
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“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

– Dale Carnegie

“It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.”

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.”

― Horace Smith

“Necessity does the work of courage.”

Nicholas Murray Butler

“Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.”

Tom Krause
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“Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.” Tom Krause
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“Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.”

― Clare Boothe Luce

 A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.

— Vince Lombardi

“Courage is not the absence of fear; it is the absence of self.”

Erwin McManus

“Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.”

Delmore Schwartz

“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

— Christopher Columbus
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“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” — Christopher Columbus
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“More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.”

― Orrin Woodward

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

Maya Angelou

“Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.”

– Winston Churchill

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

Theodore Roosevelt.

“To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage.”

– Confucius

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”

― Walt Disney
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“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” ― Walt Disney
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“Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with the world looking on.”

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” 

― Barbara De Angelis

“Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.”

― Isabelle Lafleche

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Courage is one step ahead of fear. 

― Coleman Youngi

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

― Mark Twain
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 “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear–not absence of fear.” ― Mark Twain
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“I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.”

— Oprah Winfrey

“Competing at the highest level is not about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, understanding, nurturing your people, and heart. Winning is the result.”

– Joe Torre

“Courage is knowing what not to fear.”

– Plato.

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

R.J. Palacio

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

― William Faulkner

“Courage is 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.”

― Nelson Mandela
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“Courage is 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.” – Nelson Mandela
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Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.

—Charles Dickens

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

― William Faulkner

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

 —Robert Louis Stevenson

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”

Winston Churchill

“Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.”

― Aristotle
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“Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.” ― Aristotle
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It takes courage to dream big and then to allow nothing to prevent you from realizing that dream.

Tony DiCicco

“Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.”

Dale Carnegie

A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.”

—Ambrose Redmoon.

“Courage is the vision that lets us see ourselves in the mirror of our fears.”

― Debasish Mridha

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

― Lao Tzu
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“A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.” ― Lao Tzu
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It takes courage to realize that you are greater than your moods, greater than your thoughts, and that you can control your moods and thoughts.

Stephen Covey

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.”

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Lao Tzu

Wisdom equals knowledge plus courage. You have to not only know what to do and when to do it, but you have to also be brave enough to follow through.

― Jarod Kintz

Being a successful trader also takes courage: the courage to try, the courage to fail, the courage to succeed, and the courage to keep on going when the going gets tough.

Michael Marcus

“Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.”

Amelia Earhart
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“Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” ― Amelia Earhart
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“Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.”

Nicholas Murray Butler

“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.”

― Shannon L. Alder

“The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.”

Paul Tillich

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Winston Churchill

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one.”

Elbert Hubbard.

“Courage is one step ahead of fear.”

Coleman Young
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“Courage is one step ahead of fear.” Coleman Young
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Recognize that you have the courage within you to fulfill the purpose of your birth. Summon forth the power of your inner courage and live the life of your dreams.

Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

Dale Carnegie

“It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.”

— J. R. R. Tolkien

“Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.”

— Ray Bradbury

“Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.”

Leo Rosten
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“Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.” Leo Rosten
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“Courage is a kind of salvation.”

Plato

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.”

~ Mark Twain

“Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.”

— Ziad K. Abdelnour

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

Bryce Courtenay

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Mary Tyler Moore

“Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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“Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Courage results when one’s convictions are bigger than one’s fears.

Orrin Woodward

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”

— Muhammad Ali

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

Jean Paul

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.

Victor Hugo

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Confucius

“Courage is the ability to conquer fear or despair, to be brave or have a quality of mind or temperament that enables you to stand fast in the face of opposition, hardship or danger.”

Jo Baer
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“Courage is the ability to conquer fear or despair, to be brave or have a quality of mind or temperament that enables you to stand fast in the face of opposition, hardship or danger.” ― Jo Baer
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If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.

David Viscott

Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

Herbert Kaufman

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

― Billy Graham

“Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.”

— Bethany Hamilton

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

― Winston Churchill
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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill
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Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.

Plautus

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

―George S. Patton.

The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.

Jim Hightower

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

 Aristotle

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”

 Napoleon Hill

“Courage is grace under pressure.”

― Ernest Hemingway
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“Courage is grace under pressure.” ― Ernest Hemingway
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To heal our wounds, we need courage to face them.

Paulo Coelho

“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.”

Winston Churchill

“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow know what you truly want to become.”

– Steve Jobs

Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness.

— Katherine Henson.

Moral courage is more a rare commodity than bravery in a battle or great intelligence.

John F. Kennedy

“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.”

Winston Churchill
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“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” ― Winston Churchill
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“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty”

— Erich Fromm.

“How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them”

Benjamin Franklin.

“Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.”

― Erica Jong

“Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage.”

― Thucydides

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

  Harper Lee 

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.”

Robert Green Ingersoll
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“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” ― Robert Green Ingersoll
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“Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”

Maya Angelou

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

― Coco Chanel

“There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid,”

― L. Frank Baum

“Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.”

― Thomas Szasz

Courage is simply the willingness to be afraid and act anyway.

Robert Anthony

“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.”

– John F. Kennedy
120 Courage Quotes - Quotes Diaries
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The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

Paul Tillich

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.”

— Aristotle

“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.”

— Erma Bombeck

“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.”

― C.S. Lewis

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

― J.K. Rowling

“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
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