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Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty. Courage defines mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. Courage is a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear. This is a collection of 110+ quotes and sayings on Courage.



Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. - Winston Churchill
Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of. - Bethany Hamilton
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. - Confucius
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. - Earl Nightingale

Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace. - Nelson Mandela
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. - Bruce Lee
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. - Maya Angelou

The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable. - Paul Tillich
The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage. - Thucydides
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
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway. - John Wayne

One man with courage is a majority. - Thomas Jefferson
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love. - Morihei Ueshiba
Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others. - Brene Brown

Acting is really about having the courage to fail in front of people. - Adam Driver
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. - John F. Kennedy
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. - Mark Twain
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. - Marcus Garvey
Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it. - Tori Amos
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke. - Benjamin Disraeli
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. - C. S. Lewis
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. - Charlie Chaplin
Courage without conscience is a wild beast. - Robert Green Ingersoll
Courage is grace under pressure. - Ernest Hemingway
Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence. - Thomas Szasz
True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher. - John Petit-Senn
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. - E. E. Cummings
Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence. - Thomas Szasz
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage. - Theodore Roosevelt
It takes a lot of courage in that cage no matter who you are. - Rose Namajunas
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. - T. S. Eliot
We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action. - Sarojini Naidu
Optimism is the foundation of courage. - Nicholas M. Butler
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. - Mark Twain
Part of courage is simple consistency. - Peggy Noonan
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. - Amelia Earhart
Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear its safeguard. - Leonardo da Vinci
It's so easy to be there when it's all sunshine, but it really takes strength and courage to be there for each other during the dark times. - Bindi Irwin
Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods. - Denis Waitley
Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide. - Andrew Johnson
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. - Billy Graham
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it. - Jean Paul
Creativity takes courage. - Henri Matisse
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. - George S. Patton
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage. - Confucius
Courage is knowing what not to fear. - Plato
To see the right and not to do it is cowardice. - Confucius
It requires more courage to suffer than to die. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence. - Aristotle
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage. - Plutarch
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others. - Samuel Johnson
It takes courage to be an entrepreneur. - Adam Neumann
Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear. - Publilius Syrus
Courage is... the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared. - David Ben-Gurion
Courage in danger is half the battle. - Plautus
Limit to courage? There is no limit to courage. - Gabriele D'Annunzio
Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for. - Stanislaus I
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life. - Daniel J. Boorstin
Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall. - Ray Bradbury
Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts. - John Wooden
If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. - David Viscott
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context. - Margaret J. Wheatley
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it. - Leonardo da Vinci
A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. - Mickey Mantle
From caring comes courage. - Lao Tzu
Curiosity, rationalization, and laziness are no match against courage, self-control, and mental toughness. - John Bytheway
Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared. - Eddie Rickenbacker
Courage is found in unlikely places. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Courage is a kind of salvation. - Plato
Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world. - Tommy Douglas
Courage doesn't come by doing what everybody else says. Courage does by what you know is right. - Nikki Haley
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. - Anais Nin
Courage means standing next to someone you don't always agree with for the betterment of the country. - Amy Klobuchar
Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life. - Zig Ziglar
A man of courage is also full of faith. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free. - Paul Tillich
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. - James Freeman Clarke
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause. - Plutarch
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. - Hermann Hesse
The courage of a soldier is heightened by his knowledge of his profession. - Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior. - Carl von Clausewitz
Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway. - Mignon McLaughlin
Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace. - George Santayana
Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information. - Peter Ustinov
Have the courage to act instead of react. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. - Robert Louis Stevenson
You can't test courage cautiously. - Annie Dillard
Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end? - Marie Antoinette
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity. - Thomas Hardy
Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it. - Timothy Dalton
Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring. - Marlene Dietrich
Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. - Arthur Koestler
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount. - Clare Boothe Luce
Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding. - Edward Albert
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. - Coco Chanel
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. - William Faulkner
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. - Anais Nin
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular, not the popular. - Geraldo Rivera
Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die. - Vittorio Alfieri
Courage is the fear of being thought a coward. - Horace Smith
You have to have courage to look back and be honest about your own drama. - Estelle
Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation. - Alan Autry
The courage of very ordinary people is all that stands between us and the dark. - Pam Brown
Courage is a peculiar kind of fear. - Charles Kennedy
Necessity does the work of courage. - Nicholas M. Butler
It's a courageous thing to do something that doesn't have rules or limits. - Vanessa Paradis
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