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Courage Quotes

Updated on August 22, 2010

Courage Quotes

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill


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


With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Keshavan Nair


People are made of flesh and blood and a miracle fibre called courage.
Mignon McLaughlin


Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
James Freeman Clarke


Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.
Thomas Fuller


In politics, guts is all.
Barbara Castle


One man with courage makes a majority.
Andrew Jackson


True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Alfred North Whitehead


Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
Raymond Lindquist


We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
Martin Luther King, Jr.


It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
Napoleon Bonaparte


Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone


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


There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.
Ronald Reagan


Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
William Shakespeare


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


How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
Benjamin Franklin


Courage is a kind of salvation.
Plato


Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
George S. Patton


Believers, look up - take courage. The angels are nearer than you think.
Billy Graham


The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.
Paul Tillich


Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
Theodore Roosevelt


Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Amelia Earhart


To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that.
Saint Teresa of Avila


He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
George Bernard Shaw


Courage is found in unlikely places.
J. R. R. Tolkien


In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.
Joseph Stalin


America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Harry S. Truman


Life is to entered upon with courage.
Alexis de Tocqueville


Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Benjamin Disraeli


The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
William Blake


Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top.
Joseph Smith, Jr.


What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Vincent Van Gogh


Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfilment.
Gerry Adams


Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Erich Fromm


When God speaks, oftentimes His voice will call for an act of courage on our part.
Charles Stanley


Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Charlie Chaplin


The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton


It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
Robert Green Ingersoll


Is he alone who has courage on his right hand and faith on his left hand?
Charles Lindbergh


The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
Robert Green Ingersoll


The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money.
Marlon Brando


Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
Robert Green Ingersoll


The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
Thomas Carlyle


The more wit the less courage.
Thomas Fuller


It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.
Jean Anouilh


Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval.
Thomas S. Monson


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


To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage.
Georgia O'Keefe


Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.
Jean Anouilh


The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
Thomas S. Monson


A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.
Mickey Mantle


You can't test courage cautiously.
Annie Dillard


Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Baltasar Gracian


Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children, pure on their tongues, and free.
Anna Akhmatova


Courage in danger is half the battle.
Titus Maccius Plautus


Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.
E. M. Forster


Courage easily finds its own eloquence.
Titus Maccius Plautus


Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway.
Mignon McLaughlin


Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.
Titus Maccius Plautus


There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.
William Congreve


Never undertake anything for which you wouldn't have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven.
Georg C. Lichtenberg


War is fear cloaked in courage.
William Westmoreland


Wait for the Lord. Behave yourself manfully, and be of good courage. Do not be faithless, but stay in your place and do not turn back.
Thomas Kempis


The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.
Edward Gibbon


One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.
Katherine Anne Porter


Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
Pericles


Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
Bryant H. McGill

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    • Ultimate Hubber profile imageAUTHOR

      Ultimate Hubber 

      8 years ago

      Thank you all for your good comments.

      Stars439, I have really loved reading your comments on my hubs. :D

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      stars439 

      8 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Gladiator was one of my favorite films, and Saving Private Ryan was another. I simply love heros, courage and bravery. It is so delicious with potatoe chips, chocolate, ice cream or among various other treats as you sit in a film theater with your hand near a place where it never belongs according to a wife, girl friend , or a first date. God Bless You and I love your good taste in the great things on Earth.

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      Ladybird33 

      8 years ago from Fabulous USA

      Love these quotes! I had to journal a couple of them that I loved. Thanks for sharing

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      emievil 

      8 years ago from Philippines

      UH, where do you get these quotes? They're really good.

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