Courage Quotes

120 Courage Quotes

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A leader must have courage, including the courage to change
John Wooden

I screwed my courage up and went down to the bank and borrowed what at the time seemed like an astronomical sum of $1,800 to buy that thing [Ice cream machine]. That was the first money I ever borrowed from a bank.
Sam Walton

[During WWI] We need great courage and I hope we will not lack it. We must keep the firm hope that after these bad days, good times will return.
Marie Curie

It takes courage to grow up and reach your highest potential, not violence. We must respect and care for one another so that we all can live and be free.
Rosa Parks

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

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.
Dumbledore - Harry Potter

Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.

What the superior man seeks is in himself: what the small man seeks in in others.
Francois La Rochefoucauld

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Little minds attain and are subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.
Washington Irving

You are merely not feeling equal to the tasks before you.
Dale Carnegie

Reality is something your rise above.
Liza Minnelli

True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.

I am bigger than anything that can happen to me.
Charles E Lummis

The obstacles you face are…mental barriers which can be broken by adopting a more positive approach.
Clarence Blasier

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T S Eliot

I am more important than my problems.
Jose Ferrer

Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through…Wherever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.
Vernon Howard

We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces; we become the powerful force ourselves.
Leo Buscaglia

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

A barrier is of ideas, not of things.
Mark Caine

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage.
Richard Lovelace

Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes
Maggie Kuhn

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr

We are the prisoners of ideas.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength.

Make not your thoughts your prisons.
William Shakespeare

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

All of the significant battles are waged within the self.
Sheldon Kopp

Courage is not living without fear. Courage is being scared to death and doing the right thing anyway.
Chae Richardson

This is where you will win the battle-in the playhouse of your mind.
Maxwell Maltz

And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Anais Nin

Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined….
Leo Rosten

Be strong now because things will get better. It might be stormy now but it can’t rain forever.

True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable.
Jeremy Collier

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear-not absence of fear.
Mark Twain

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Dale Carnegie

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