120 Courage Quotes
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One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being.
Brag’s a good dog, but holdfast is a better.
It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time.
None but the brave deserves the fair.
How cool, how quiet is true courage!
O God, give us serenity to accept what cannot be changed; courage to change what should be changed, and wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
It is only in his head that man is heroic; in the pit of his stomach he is always a coward.
Mary Roberts Rinehart
What is the definition of ‘guts’? Grace under pressure.
I think you always feel braver in another language.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
The truly fearless think of themselves as normal.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
C S Lewis
Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
George S Patton
Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.
As to moral courage, I have very rarely met with two o’clock in the morning courage: I mean instantaneous courage.
It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
We could be cowards, if we had courage enough.
This is the art of courage: to see things as they are and still believe that the victory lies not with those who avoid the bad, but those who taste, in living awareness, every drop of the good.
It is easy to be brave from a distance.
Boldness be my friend! Arm me, audacity.
Tell a man he is brave and you help him become so.
One man with courage makes a majority.
He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery!
My valour is certainly going!- it is sneaking off!-I feel it oozing out as it were at the palms of my hands!
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Heroes are made in the hour of defeat.
If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?
Perhaps those, who, trembling most, maintain a dignity in their fate, are the bravest: resolution on reflection is real courage.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
The Ancient Mariner said to Neptune during a great storm, ‘O God you will save me if you wish, but I am going to go on holding my tiller straight.’
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
G K Chesterton
The last thing a woman will consent to discover in a man whom she loves, or on whom she simply depends, is want of courage.
Please understand there is no depression in this house and we are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.
Victoria, Queen of England
Had other officers had the courage to do likewise, the shameful use of ‘battle fatigue’ as an excuse for cowardice would have been infinitely reduced.
George S Patton
The good news is that problems ahead will make us smarter if we take them on with courage, and do not run from them. Inside every problem is a gem of wisdom, a gem that makes us smarter, stronger and able to do better regardless of economic conditions.
Have the courage of your knowledge and experience. If you have formed a conclusion from the facts and if you know your judgement is sound, act on it – even though others may hesitate or differ.
Cash combined with courage in a crisis is priceless.
One must have the means, the judgment, and the courage to take advantage of them [opportunities that knock on his door].
No man is free until he learns to do his own thinking and gains the courage to act on his own personal initiative.
The man who complains he never had a chance probably hasn't the courage to take a chance.
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