120 Courage Quotes
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Victory becomes, to some degree, a state of mind. Knowing ourselves superior to the anxieties, troubles, and worries which obsess us, we are superior to them.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.
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 not to be feared.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
Much of what we call evil is due entirely to the way men take the phenomenon. It can so often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer’s inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight; its sting can so often depart and turn into a relish when, after vainly seeking to shun it, we agree to face about and bear it….
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
This is the test of your manhood: How much is there left in you after you have lost everything outside of yourself?
Orison Swett Marden
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
What you have out side you counts less than what you have inside you.
B C Forbes
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye and say, ‘I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.’
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
Mary Caroline Richards
Courage consists in equality to the problem before us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not the situation that makes the man, but the man who makes the situation.
Frederick W Robertson
Be larger than your task.
Orison Swett Marden
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man….It is more powerful than external circumstances.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions.
Allow motion to equal emotion.
Obstacles will look large or small to you according to whether you are large or small.
Orison Swett Marden
One man with courage makes a majority.
The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
Whoever can see through all fear, will always be safe.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes!
J M Barrier
Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.
Claire Boothe Luce
The success of life, the formation of character, is in proportion to the courage one has to say to one’s own self: ‘Thou shalt not.’
A noble, courageous man shows patience in adversity.
Pachacutec Inca Yupanqui
Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me. Amen.
Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear directly in the face.
Boldness, and again boldness, and always boldness!
Georges Jacques Danton
We have nothing to fear but fear itself.
Franklin D Roosevelt
There are all kinds of courage. 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 Rowing
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