Top 1000+ Inspiring Courage Quotes That Will Motivate To Take Risks

Top 1000+ Inspiring Courage Quotes That Will Motivate To Take Risks Curated by Factober Inspiration

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October 19, 2020

1000+ Courage Quotes

Being courageous is one of the most important traits every person should possess. Taking risks is the best thing anyone can do in their life to gain something extraordinary. Read these 1000+ best inspirational courage quotes for some motivation.

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  1. A courageous man is not only one who conquers his enemies but also one who is superior to pleasures. Democritus
  2. A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. James E. Faust
  4. A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort. Sydney Smith
  5. A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  6. A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. A king is one who fears nothing. Seneca
  8. A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want. Madonna
  9. A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die. Les Brown
  10. A man of courage flees forward, in the midst of new things. Jacques Maritain
  11. A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live. Lao Tzu
  12. A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today – and in fact we have forgotten. John F. Kennedy
  13. A savage mindset is a conditioned mindset that knows quitting is not part of the plan. It knows that it has to find a way around any and all obstacles to complete the mission. Stay hard! David Goggins
  14. A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. John A. Shedd
  15. A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months’ experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time – patience. Stanley Baldwin
  16. A storm was coming, but that’s not what she felt. It was adventure on the wind and it shivered down her spine.
  17. A strong woman builds other up because she knows what it’s like to be torn down. Anonymous
  18. A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink. Gina Carey
  19. A strong woman will automatically stop trying if she feels unwanted. She won’t fix it or beg, she’ll just walk away.
  20. A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. Mickey Mantle
  21. A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. Jean Paul
  22. A woman is like a tea bag — you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt
  23. A woman is like a tea bag you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt
  24. A woman who opens her heart to love you, when its already broken, is braver than any person you’ll meet. Steven Benson
  25. A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. Melinda Gates
  26. Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. Nora Ephron
  27. Accept in an unruffled spirit that which is inevitable. Seneca
  28. Acting is really about having the courage to fail in front of people. Adam Driver
  29. After all those years as a woman hearing ‘not thin enough, not this enough, not that enough’, almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought: I’m enough. Anna Quindlen
  30. After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backward and in high heels. Ann Richards
  31. Alex Dumas was a consummate warrior and a man of great conviction and moral courage. He was renowned for his strength, his swordsmanship, his bravery, and his knack for pulling victory out of the toughest situations. But he was known, too, for his profane back talk and his problems with authority. Tom Reiss
  32. All Americans should take great pride in the men and women serving our nation in Iraq and in the courage, determination, resilience and initiative they demonstrate each and every day. It remains the greatest of honors to soldier with them. David Petraeus
  33. All happiness depends on courage and work. Honoré de Balzac
  34. All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them. Erma Bombeck
  35. All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
  36. All serious daring starts from within. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  37. All shall be done, but it may be harder than you think. C.S. Lewis
  38. All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. Earl Nightingale
  39. Alone, by herself she built the kingdom that she wanted. R.H. Sin
  40. Although most executives pay lip service to the idea of hiring for cultural fit, few have the courage or discipline to make it the primary criteria for bringing someone into the company. Patrick Lencioni
  41. Always be courageous and strong, and don’t fear. Gabby Douglas
  42. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. Abraham Lincoln
  43. Always concentrate on how far you have come, rather than how far you have left to go. The difference in how easy it seems will amaze you. Heidi Johnson
  44. Always do the things you fear the most. Courage is an acquired taste, like caviar. Erica Jong
  45. Amateurs are scared scared to be vulnerable and honest with themselves. Professionals feel like they are capable of handling almost anything. Shane Parrish
  46. America needs jobs, smaller government, less spending and a president with the courage to offer more than yet another speech. Rick Perry
  47. 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
  48. America’s history is exemplified in the efforts of the men and women who died for our country. The one thing that they all have in common is their selfless love for our nation and their courage to stand up to protect and defend it. They raised their gaze in the face of conflict, believed in what America could be, and pushed forward. Bill Flores
  49. An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. There’s a punishment for it, and it’s usually crucifixion. John Steinbeck
  50. And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor, who was a friend of my family. Rene Cassin
  51. And I think most people in this country want to see a president that’s got the courage to say we’re going to cut the tax burden, and reduce the regulatory climate, and we’re going to get Americans working. Rick Perry
  52. And one day she discovered that she was fierce, and strong, and full of fire, and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears. Mark Anthony
  53. And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear. Paulo Coelho
  54. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk more. Erica Jong
  55. And you were just like the moon, so lonely, so full of imperfections. But just like the moon, you shined in times of darkness.
  56. And you, you scare people because you are whole all by yourself. Lauren Alex Hooper
  57. Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. E. F. Schumacher
  58. Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country. Margaret Thatcher
  59. Anybody can learn to think, or believe, or know, but not a single human being can be taught to feel… the moment you feel, you’re nobody ― but-yourself ― in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else ― means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting. E.E. Cummings
  60. As a former NFL player, I am one American who will have nothing to do with any NFL Team that cannot find the corporate courage to stand for the millions of courageous past great Americans whose sacrifice gave meaning to our flag and national anthem and to the millions upon millions who still dream to come to its free shores. Burgess Owens
  61. As a physician, my core drive is to help alleviate suffering and if sharing my story could help others in some way, perhaps I could find the courage to expose my most vulnerable self. Jennifer Ashton
  62. As a shame researcher, I know that the very best thing to do in the midst of a shame attack is totally counterintuitive: Practice courage and reach out! Brene Brown
  63. As a young woman, I was fortunate to have the leadership of Jeanette Hayner, the courage of Jennifer Dunn, the faith of Elisabeth Elliot, and the indomitable spirit of Margaret Thatcher to guide and motivate me. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
  64. As for my girls, I’ll raise them to think they breathe fire. Jessica Kirkland
  65. At my aunt’s funeral, I promised myself that I wouldn’t be bound by the belief that I’m supposed to stay in anything – whether it’s a relationship, a job, a house, or a circumstance – if it makes me miserable. She gave me the courage to find my own happiness. Jill Scott
  66. At the same time, I would add that the American people have a lot of courage. Tadao Ando
    At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough. and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey. Lemony Snicket
  67. Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear. Publilius Syrus
  68. Basically, discipline, effort, patience and courage are hugely important core values for kids to grow up embracing. Karen Salmansohn
  69. Be bold. Be courageous. Never be afraid to speak up and speak out. John Lewis
  70. Be Brave and Take Risks: You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward. Roy T. Bennett
  71. Be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone. Roy T. Bennett
  72. Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
  73. Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward! Thomas A. Edison
  74. Be good to her, she’s rare. R.H. SIN
  75. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room. Dwayne Johnson
  76. Be not afraid, only believe. Unknown
  77. Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. Unknown
  78. Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.
  79. Be the type of girl that climbs the ladder wrong by wrong. Mae West
  80. Beautiful girl, you were made to do hard things so believe in yourself.
  81. Because at bottom, I’m interested in fear, and in courage and cowardice and these are easier to get at through fiction, where you can enter people’s heads. Kevin Patterson
  82. Because no matter what they say, you always have a choice. You just don’t always have the guts to make it. Ray N. Kuili
  83. Because with courage and conviction I believe we can deliver a more flexible, adaptable and open European Union in which the interests and ambitions of all its members can be met. David Cameron
  84. Become major, Paul. Live like a hero. That’s what the classics teach us. Be a main character. Otherwise what is life for? J.M. Coetzee
  85. Before I knew you, I thought brave was not being afraid. You’ve taught me that bravery is being terrified and doing it anyway. Laurell K. Hamilton
  86. Begin it now. The moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. ”
  87. Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever. Lana Del Rey
  88. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu
  89. Being gifted needs courage. Georg Brandes
  90. Being tall has a major impact in general. It takes some courage to be as big as you are – to live up to it and not be intimidated by the graceful tiny people. Sigourney Weaver
  91. Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that’s courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool, and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward. Piers Anthony
  92. Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine. Roy T. Bennett
  93. Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt
  94. Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt
  95. Better Than Home,’ the song, is about getting out of your hiding place and having the courage to live as loud as possible. It is about feeling the life that has been given and has been waiting for you all along. Beth Hart
  96. Bliss is the outcome of fearlessness. Fear is death, fearless is eternal life. Osho
  97. Boldness be my friend. William Shakespeare
  98. Brave is the only thing that I ask myself to be. Brave to write, to love, to face criticism, to live according my own rules. Paulo Coelho
  99. Bravery does not mean being fearless. It means to be full of fear but still not being dominated by it. Osho
  100. Bravery hides in amazing places. Kiera Cass
  101. Bravery is a complicated thing to describe. You can’t say it’s three feet long and two feet wide and that it weighs four hundred pounds or that it’s colored bright blue or that it sounds like a piano or that it smells like roses. It’s a quality, not a thing. Mickey Mantle, The Quality of Courage
  102. Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid. Franklin P. Jones
  103. Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death. Omar N. Bradley
  104. Brigan was saying her name, and he was sending her a feeling. It was courage and strength, and something else too, as if he were standing with her, as if he’d taken her within himself, letting her rest her entire body for a moment on his backbone, her mind in his mind, her heart in the fire of his. The fire of Brigan’s heart was astounding. Fire understood, and almost could not believe, that the feeling he was sending her was love. Kristin Cashore
  105. Brilliant thinking is rare, but courage is in even shorter supply than genius. Peter Thiel
  106. Britain lacks that fundamental belief that anyone can make it. What we need is a British dream. Let’s give young people the courage and ambition to go for it. Peter Jones
  107. Buddhist practices offer a way of saying, ‘Hey, come back over here, reconnect.’ The only way that you’ll actually wake up and have some freedom is if you have the capacity and courage to stay with the vulnerability and the discomfort. Tara Brach
  108. But after this natural burst of indignation, no man of sense, courage, or prudence will waste his time or his strength in retrospective reproaches or repinings. Robert Peel
  109. But she wished she had had the guts to go up to him and say hello. Or possibly break his legs, she wasn’t sure which. Stieg Larsson
  110. But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right. Ray Stannard Baker
  111. By acting regally and confident of your powers, you make yourself seem destined to wear a crown. Robert Greene
  112. Change is often a silent inside job that requires patience and courage. Courage to be your self. Courage to resist negativity. Courage to go beyond your boundaries. Courage to take responsibility for your own life. Gordana Biernat
  113. Change takes courage. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  114. Chin up, child. In my experience, when a life seems to be falling to pieces, it is usually falling into place.
  115. Choose courage over comfort. Brené Brown
  116. Choose the great adventure of being brave and afraid. At the exact same time. Brené Brown
  117. Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence. Thomas Szasz
  118. Come, seek, for search is the foundation of fortune: every success depends upon focusing the heart. Rumi
  119. Confidence begins with a capacity to forgive oneself for the horrors of the first go. Alain de Botton
  120. Confidence is a skill, not a gift from the gods. Alain de Botton
  121. Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. August Wilson
  122. Confronting and undermining the narratives and ideas of extremism must therefore be one of our key tasks. To do this, we must retain the courage of our convictions in the face of extremism. Jonas Gahr Store
  123. Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. James Freeman Clarke
  124. Continue to be bold, courageous. Try to chose the wisest thing and once you’ve chosen the wisest thing go out and try to achieve it. Be it. Maya Angelou
  125. Courage – a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it. William Tecumseh Sherman
  126. Courage – you develop courage by doing small things like just as if you wouldn’t want to pick up a 100-pound weight without preparing yourself. Maya Angelou
  127. Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not. David Seabury
  128. Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring. Marlene Dietrich
  129. Courage cannot be left like bones in a bag. It must be brought out and shown the light again and again, growing stronger each time. If you think it will keep for the times you need it, you are wrong. It is like any other part of your strength. If you ignore it, the bag will be empty when you need it most. Conn Iggulden
  130. Courage comes normally to me. Shikhar Dhawan
  131. Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body. Ovid
  132. Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause. Plutarch
  133. 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
  134. Courage doesn’t grow overnight. It can be a long process. Greta Gerwig
  135. Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow. Mary Anne Radmacher
  136. Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life. Shannon L. Alder
  137. Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you. Bethany Hamilton
  138. Courage doesn’t mean you’re not afraid anymore, it just means your actions isn’t controlled by your doubts. Thibaut
  139. Courage easily finds its own eloquence. Plautus
  140. Courage in danger is half the battle. Plautus
  141. Courage is a heart word. The root of the word courage is cor the Latin word for heart. In one of its earliest forms, the word courage meant “To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart. Brené Brown
  142. Courage is a kind of salvation. Plato
  143. Courage is a love affair with the unknown. Osho
  144. Courage is a peculiar kind of fear. Charles Kennedy
  145. 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. David Ben-Gurion
  146. Courage is about learning how to function despite the fear, to put aside your instincts to run or give in completely to the anger born from fear. Courage is about using your brain and your heart when every cell of your body is screaming at your to fight or flee and then following through on what you believe is the right thing to do. Jim Butcher
  147. Courage is action, not talk. Jeff Rich
  148. Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. G.K. Chesterton
  149. Courage is always the surest wisdom. Wilfred Grenfell
  150. Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow. Dan Rather
  151. Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. John Wayne
  152. Courage is being the only only one who knows how terrified you are.
  153. Courage is contagious. A critical mass of brave leaders is the foundation of an intentionally courageous culture. Every time we are brave with our lives, we make the people around us a little braver and our organizations bolder and stronger. Brené Brown
  154. Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. Billy Graham
  155. Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared. Eddie Rickenbacker
  156. Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared. Eddie Rickenbacker, World War I hero
  157. Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. George S. Patton
  158. Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear. Roy T. Bennett
  159. Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke. Benjamin Disraeli
  160. Courage is found in unlikely places. J.R.R. Tolkien
  161. Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
  162. Courage is grace under pressure. Ernest Hemingway
  163. Courage is heartworth making itself felt in deeds. It never waits for chances; it makes chances. George Matthew Adams
  164. Courage is knowing what not to fear. Plato
  165. Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment. Napoleon Bonaparte
  166. Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do. Unknown
  167. Courage is managing fear to accomplish what you want to accomplish. And it’s a great demonstration of love. It’s really what love is. It’s finding areas in which other people are more important than you. Rudy Giuliani
  168. Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down. Eleanor Roosevelt
  169. Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. Arthur Koestler
  170. Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength. Teddy Roosevelt
  171. Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely catching a thief in your house. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like remaining faithful when nobody’s looking, like enduring pain when the room is empty, like standing alone when you’re misunderstood. Charles Swindoll
  172. Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality. C.S. Lewis
  173. Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. C. S. Lewis
  174. Courage is not something that you already have that makes you brave when the tough times start. Courage is what you earn when you’ve been through the tough times and you discover they aren’t so tough after all. Malcolm Gladwell
  175. Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair. Rollo May
  176. Courage is not the absence of fear or despair; it is the capacity to continue on despite them, no matter how great or overwhelming they become. Robert Fanney
  177. Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  178. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela
  179. Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information. Peter Ustinov
  180. Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life. Zig Ziglar
  181. Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter. Aaron Hill
  182. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear not absence of fear. Mark Twain
  183. Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others. Winston Churchill
  184. Courage is risking the known for the unknown, the familiar for the unfamiliar. Osho
  185. Courage is seeing too much comfort will make you weak. Maxime Lagacé
  186. Courage is soldiers fighting on the front line, or people living on the bread line. Hugh Grant
  187. Courage is telling our story, not being immune to criticism. Brené Brown
  188. Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined. Leo Rosten
  189. Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  190. Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. He is also a fool. Robert A. Heinlein
  191. Courage is the fear of being thought a coward. Horace Smith
  192. Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. Aristotle
  193. 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
  194. Courage is the hallmark of spirituality. Courage comes when you love yourself for who you are. Amit Ray
  195. Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount. Clare Boothe Luce
  196. Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage. Maya Angelou
  197. Courage is the only virtue you can’t fake. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  198. Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. Raymond Lindquist
  199. Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. Amelia Earhart
  200. Courage is the secret sauce that allows you to act despite your fears. Narayan Kamath
  201. Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use. Ruth Gordon
  202. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill
  203. Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things. Plautus
  204. Courage is willingness to take the risk once you know the odds. Optimistic overconfidence means you are taking the risk because you don’t know the odds. It’s a big difference. Daniel Kahneman
  205. 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
  206. Courage isn’t having the strength to go on it is going on when you don’t have strength. Napoléon Bonaparte
  207. Courage means being able to do something new. It also means taking steps to “be” someone new. Iyanla Vanzant
  208. Courage means doing what’s right no matter what they say. Maxime Lagacé
  209. Courage originally meant To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart. Brené Brown
  210. Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen. Brené Brown
  211. Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts; in a uniform manner. Joseph Addison
  212. Courage to me is doing something daring, no matter how afraid, insecure, intimidated, alone, unworthy, incapable, ridiculed or whatever other paralyzing emotion you might feel. Courage is taking action….no matter what. So you’re afraid? Be afraid. Be scared silly to the point you’re trembling and nauseous, but do it anyway! Richelle E. Goodrich
  213. Courage will now be your best defence against the storm that is at hand-—that and such hope as I bring. J.R.R. Tolkien
  214. Courage without conscience is a wild beast. Robert Green Ingersoll
  215. Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior. Carl von Clausewitz
  216. Courage, dear heart. C.S. Lewis
  217. Courage, my friends; ’tis not too late to build a better world. Tommy Douglas
  218. Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of. Bethany Hamilton
  219. Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children’s children, pure on their tongues, and free. Anna Akhmatova
  220. Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end? Marie Antoinette
  221. Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness. R.J. Palacio
  222. Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace. Nelson Mandela
  223. Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. Erich Fromm
  224. Creativity takes courage. Henri Matisse
  225. Cultivate a fearless approach to life, attack everything with boldness and energy. Robert Greene
  226. Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. James Stephens
  227. Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others. Brene Brown
  228. Death is nothing, but to live defeated is to die every day. Napoleon Bonaparte
  229. Deceivers exploit fear and desire. A fearless contented person is very hard to fool. The Stoic Emperor
  230. Design is the courage and brilliance to cover an original and make it different. John Hockenberry
  231. Discouragement is not the absence of adequacy but the absence of courage. Neal A. Maxwell
  232. Do not be afraid of change or chaos. Embrace it by being as fluid as possible. Robert Greene
  233. Do not be afraid. Because if you let these fears consume you, you’ll most likely fail even before everything else starts. Veronica Mist
  234. Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch. Pope John Paul II
  235. Do Not Lie to Yourself. We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone. Roy T. Bennett
  236. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections. Saint Francis de Sales
  237. Do not tame the wolf inside you just because you’ve met someone who doesn’t have the courage to handle you. Belle Esterller
  238. Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt
  239. Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  240. Do you have the courage to act outwardly on what you see inwardly? T.D. Jakes
  241. Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to. Oscar Wilde
  242. Do you want fear to lead your life or love? Do you want regrets or fulfillment? Maxime Lagacé
  243. Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it. C. JoyBell C.
  244. Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. Rumi
  245. Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. Mary Kay Ash
  246. Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life. Don Miguel Ruiz
  247. Don’t wish me happiness – I don’t expect to be happy it’s gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  248. Don’t avoid something frightening if it stands in your way. Jordan Peterson
  249. Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it. C. JoyBell C.
  250. Don’t be afraid to admit the answer is “I don’t know” you will be respected more for it. Justin Kan
  251. Don’t be ashamed to need help. Like a soldier storming a wall, you have a mission to accomplish. And if you’ve been wounded and you need a comrade to pull you up? So what? Marcus Aurelius
  252. Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else. Sarah Blakely
  253. Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. Rumi
  254. Don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. Michelle Obama
  255. Don’t get discouraged; it is often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
  256. Don’t let a little stormy weather get you down, there is always sunshine on the other side.
  257. Don’t let a little uncertainty talk you out of who you’re becoming. Bob Goff
  258. Don’t let not knowing how it will end keep you from starting. Bob Goff
  259. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. Have the courage to follow your own heart and intuition. Steve Jobs
  260. Don’t limit expectations of yourself and settle for anything less than what you are truly capable of achieving. David Goggins
  261. Don’t underestimate me. I know more than I say, think more than I speak, notice more than you realize.
  262. During the long process of history, by relying on our own diligence, courage and wisdom, Chinese people have opened up a good and beautiful home where all ethnic groups live in harmony and fostered an excellent culture that never fades. Xi Jinping
  263. During the worst days of apartheid, we turned to the church for hope and courage as we fought a righteous struggle for a democratic, non-racial, non-sexist, just, and prosperous South Africa. Cyril Ramaphosa
  264. Each mistake teaches you something new about yourself. There is no failure, remember, except in no longer trying. It is the courage to continue that counts. Chris Bradford
  265. Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it. Pablo Casals
  266. Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring. William Alexander
  267. Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. John F. Kennedy
  268. Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life. E. M. Forster
  269. Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean. Christopher Reeve
  270. Elizabeth Keckley was a woman of remarkable strength, courage, perseverance, and dignity. She was exceptionally talented, but also very diligent and ambitious, and together those qualities enabled her to deliver herself from slavery and become a successful businesswoman. Jennifer Chiaverini
  271. Endure the heavy burdens, and you will the more easily carry the lighter. Publius Syrus
  272. Enlightenment is man’s release from his self-incurred tutelage. Tutelage is man’s inability to make use of his understanding without direction from another. Self-incurred is this tutelage when its cause lies not in lack of reason but in lack of resolution and courage to use it without direction from another. Sapere aude! ‘Have courage to use your own reason!’- that is the motto of enlightenment. Immanuel Kant
  273. Enthusiasm is a form of social courage. Gretchen Rubin
  274. Even within the last three or four years, I have a greater ability to communicate, I think. I have more courage to show the stuff… And it does take courage. Barbara Cook
  275. Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  276. Every man ultimately falls into the company with which he affiliates. And he is the strongest who draws men to himself, who creates the company; and this is through having a positive quality – courage and physical prowess. Orison Swett Marden
  277. Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. Erica Jong
  278. Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads. Erica Jong
  279. Everyone is afraid even those who frighten us. Alain de Botton
  280. Everyone thinks that courage is about facing death without flinching. But almost anyone can do that. Almost anyone can hold their breath and not scream for as long as it takes to die. True courage is about facing life without flinching. I don’t mean the times when the right path is hard, but glorious at the end. I’m talking about enduring the boredom, the messiness, and the inconvenience of doing what is right. Robin Hobb
  281. Excessive caution destroys the soul and the heart, because living is an act of courage, and an act of courage is always an act of love. Paulo Coelho
  282. Exhibit remarkable confidence and people will think your confidence comes from real knowledge. You will create a self-fulfilling prophecy: people’s belief in you will translate into actions that help realize your visions. Robert Greene
  283. Expect the unexpected, and whenever possible, be the unexpected. Lynda Berry
  284. 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. Ann Landers
  285. Experience life in all possible ways good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become. Osho
  286. Face the demands of life voluntarily. Respond to a challenge, instead of bracing for catastrophe. Jordan Peterson
  287. Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage. Confucius
  288. Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. Charlie Chaplin
  289. Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage. Hosea Ballou
  290. Fate loves the fearless. James Russell Lowell
  291. Fear is a gift. Fear is useful. It screams that it’s time to act. Maxime Lagacé
  292. Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision. Winston Churchill
  293. Fear of failure is the saddest reason on earth not to do what you were meant to do. J.K. Rowling
  294. Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. When you touch nonfear, you are free. Thich Nhat Hanh
  295. Fight hard when you are down; die hard—determine at least to do—and you won’t die at all. James H. West
  296. Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come. Ellen DeGeneres
  297. First principle: never to let one’s self be beaten down by persons or by events. Marie Curie
  298. For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense. James T. Walsh
  299. For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again. Eric Roth
  300. Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself. P.T. Barnum
  301. Free people can speak freely. If you fear to speak, you aren’t free. The Stoic Emperor
  302. Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. Pericles
  303. Freedom lies in being bold. Robert Frost
  304. Freedom lies in bold action. Robert Frost
  305. Freedom. And Justice. If you have those two, it covers everything. You must stick to those principles and have the courage of your convictions. Ian Smith
  306. From caring comes courage. Lao Tzu
  307. Getting over yourself offers exponential returns. Shane Parrish
  308. Give a woman pain and she’ll turn it into power. Give that woman chaos and she’ll create peace. R.H. Sin
  309. Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies. Robert Louis Stevenson
  310. Go for broke. Always try and do too much. Dispense with safety nets. Take a deep breath before you begin talking. Aim for the stars. Keep grinning. Be bloody-minded. Argue with the world. And never forget that writing is as close as we get to keeping a hold on the thousand and one things–childhood, certainties, cities, doubts, dreams, instants, phrases, parents, loves that go on slipping, like sand, through our fingers. Salman Rushdie
  311. God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless. Chester W. Nimitz
  312. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Reinhold Niebuhr
  313. God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other. Reinhold Niebuhr
  314. Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome. Plautus
  315. Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people. Dennis Prager
  316. Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and perceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and last some crisis shows what we have become. Brooke Foss Westcott
  317. Half woman, half warrior. Delicate and strong. R.H. Sin
  318. Happiness depends on being free, and freedom depends on being courageous. Marie Rutkoski
  319. Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love. Ovid
  320. Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. Ovid
  321. Hardships make or break people. Margaret Mitchell
  322. Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. Victor Hugo
  323. Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time. Maya Angelou
  324. Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence. Pope John Paul II
  325. Have the courage to act instead of react. Oliver Wendell Holmes
  326. Have the courage to be who you are, not what people expect you to be. David Goggins
  327. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Steve Jobs
  328. 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
  329. Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you. Albert Einstein
  330. Have the fearless attitude of a hero and the loving heart of a child. Soyen Shaku
  331. Having lived the life I’ve lived, and having seen the other side, not being afraid to attack what was in front of me, has made me happy. David Goggins
  332. He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy. Socrates
  333. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery! Anne Frank
  334. He who has faith has… an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well – even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly. B. C. Forbes
  335. He who is brave is free. Seneca
  336. He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. Muhammad Ali
  337. He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch. Jean-Luc Godard
  338. He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. Miguel de Cervantes
  339. He’s nice enough not to want to be associated with a nasty remark but not nice enough not to make it. Lacking the courage of one’s nastiness does not make one nice. Michael Kinsley
  340. Hemingway was a jerk. I mean he was really a great jerk. He was a good writer, and he did all sorts of things that I would never have the courage to do, but I don’t think I’d enjoy being in the same room with him. He’s not my kind of person. Joe Haldeman
  341. Her damaged petals are what made her more beautiful than all the other flowers. A.J. Lawless
  342. Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. Frederick Buechner
  343. History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. Maya Angelou
  344. Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. Lin Yutang
  345. Hope is what led me here today with a father from Kenya, a mother from Kansas; and a story that could only happen in the United States of America. Hope is the bedrock of this nation; the belief that our destiny will not be written for us, but by us; by all those men and women who are not content to settle for the world as it is; who have courage to remake the world as it should be. Barack Obama
  346. Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. Jonas Salk
  347. Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous. Thornton Wilder
  348. How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them. Benjamin Franklin
  349. How many women have the courage to start properly with a cold, cold bath early in the morning? I jump in, throw the water, cold as ice, and after the first plunge I am happy. Anna Held
  350. How much you truly “believe” in something can be manifested only through what you are willing to risk for it. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  351. Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war. Bianca Jagger
  352. I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough. Marissa Mayer
  353. I am mine. Before I am anyone else’s. Nayyirah Waheed
  354. I am more proud of Hillary Clinton’s alt-right speech than any other moment on the campaign because she had the courage to stand up. Jennifer Palmieri
  355. I am my own biggest critic. Before anyone else has criticized me, I have already criticized myself. But for the rest of my life, I am going to be with me and I don’t want to spend my life with someone who is always critical. So I am going to stop being my own critic. It’s high time that I accept all the great things about me. C. JoyBell C.
  356. I am shocked at the attitude of our American troops. They have no respect for death, the courage of an enemy soldier, or many of the ordinary decencies of life. Charles Lindbergh
  357. I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster. Catherine the Great
  358. I believe in blood, soil, and honour; family, homeland, and hamingja; strength, traditions, and courage. Varg Vikernes
  359. I believe in getting into hot water; it keeps you clean. G.K. Chesterton
  360. I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare. Maya Angelou
  361. I believe that you have to live a life that involves both courage and compassion. Eric Greitens
  362. I cannot have a man who is afraid of everything, I don’t have the time to soothe insecurities and fears, I cannot have a man who is standing on a stone by a creek, watching for the fish to swim by and every time he sees a fish he says “Oh look, this fish scares me, I wonder what this fish means, this fish might mean- this, or this fish might mean- that” for God’s sake, they are just fish, and they don’t mean anything! Such a sad thing, so many fine, strong men standing on top of little stones, pointing at fish all the time! Such a waste! Such a waste of time! I can only have a man who will leap into the water, not minding the damn fish and whatever other little things that scare him. I need to have someone who is braver than me; if I am a pirate, he has to be the pirate Captain, if I am a pirate Captain he has to be the flying dragon. C. JoyBell C.
  363. I challenge us all to have the courage of our convictions to fight for a fair, justice and inclusive society. Opal Tometi
  364. I didn’t cause it. I can’t control it. I can’t cure it. But I won’t condone it.
  365. I don’t care what level you are, there is the need to offer straight talk when you’re working with clients. You have to have the courage to deliver tough messages. Julie Sweet
  366. I don’t know how to function without music. When I’m not making it, I’m listening to it. It gives me courage and takes care of my mind. Billie Eilish
  367. I don’t think that much about my relationship with my mother and what it did to me. I sometimes feel terrible regret about her, what her life must have been like. Often, when I’m enjoying something, I think of how meager her rewards were and how much courage, in a way, she needed to go on living. Alice Munro
  368. I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all. Coco Chanel
  369. I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits Anaïs Nin
  370. I dwell in possibility. Emily Dickinson
  371. I feel like Obama in a way. His idea that hope means not shrinking from a fight; it’s the courage to reach for something. My music is that. Those are principles I try to embody.
  372. I feel quite fearless protecting the people I love. Paloma Faith
  373. I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places – uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me – I find fault. Branch Rickey
  374. I had a long time admiration for the Jewish people. Especially with their long time of courage, taking so much abuse for so long. I was only seven years old, but I could easily see the ungodly treatment that the white folks were handing the poor Jewish family whom I worked for. Louis Armstrong
  375. I have a lot of courage. I’m a realist. Elisabeth Rohm
  376. I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly. Oprah Winfrey
  377. I have accepted fear as a part of life specifically the fear of change. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back. Erica Jong
  378. I have always had the courage for the new things that life sometimes offers. Wallis Simpson
  379. I have endured a great deal of ridicule without much malice; and have received a great deal of kindness, not quite free from ridicule. I am used to it. Abraham Lincoln, November 2, 1863 in letter to James H. Hackett
  380. I have huge respect for women who go out of their homes and have the courage to make their own destiny. And let me tell you, Indian women are doing a great job. There are those who work because they have no option but to earn, and then there are those who do it because they have the right talent. I respect both. Shilpa Shetty
  381. I have lived my life according to this principle: If I’m afraid of it, then I must do it. Erica Jong
  382. I have no physical courage, I’ve asked for a double. Catherine Deneuve
  383. I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. Erica Jong
  384. I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical courage also have moral courage. Physical courage is a great test. Oriana Fallaci
  385. I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known. Hubert H. Humphrey
  386. I have the courage of my convictions. Brigitte Bardot
  387. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. Susan Sontag
  388. I hope America can also be the cultural leader of the world, and use this frontier spirit to lead and show others that we need courage to go places where we have not gone before. Tadao Ando
  389. I know my worth. I’ve paid dearly for every ounce of it. Alfa
  390. I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds. Louis Nizer
  391. I know that if I’d had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn’t have got anywhere. You don’t take exams for acting, you take your courage. Edith Evans
  392. I know that millions of Americans from all walks of life agree with me that leadership does not mean putting the ear to the ground to follow public opinion, but to have the vision of what is necessary and the courage to make it possible. Shirley Chisholm
  393. I know that war and mayhem run in our blood. I refuse to believe that they must dominate our lives. We humans are animals, too, but animals with amazing powers of rationality, morality, society. We can use our strength and courage not to savage each other, but to defend our highest purposes. Donella Meadows
  394. I know what I want, I have a goal, an opinion, I have a religion and love. Let me be myself and then I am satisfied. I know that I’m a woman, a woman with inward strength and plenty of courage. Anne Frank
  395. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela
  396. I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist. Virginia Rometty
  397. I listen to these pundits all the time breaking down Trump – ‘He’s brash, and he’s bold, and he’s successful’ – and none of those are what it is. There’s one word to sum it up, and it’s courage. He has courage. Chael Sonnen
  398. I love fairy tales because of their haunting beauty and magical strangeness. They are set in worlds where anything can happen. Frogs can be kings, a thicket of brambles can hide a castle where a royal court has lain asleep for a hundred years, a boy can outwit a giant, and a girl can break a curse with nothing but her courage and steadfastness. Kate Forsyth
  399. I love Joan Collins. She’s a wonderful lady. She has such courage. She’s such a good actress. Robert Wagner
  400. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflections. Thomas Paine
  401. I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass. Maya Angelou
  402. I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people. George Bernard Shaw
  403. I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitments, awaited those who had the courage to go forth into it’s expanse, to seek real knowledge of life amidst it’s perils. Charlotte Brontë
  404. I say to the young: “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively.” Eleanor Roosevelt
  405. I tend to think you’re fearless when you recognize why you should be scared of things, but do them anyway. Christian Bale
  406. I think a lot of writers spend years just getting up the courage to write because it seems like such a fantasy of a profession. My dad saved me all that time by making me think, Oh, anyone can be a writer. It’s like being a firefighter or a lawyer. B. J. Novak
  407. I think courage is commensurate with your fear – if you lack imagination and you’re fearless, that’s not courage to me. Phyllida Lloyd
  408. I think my mother… made it clear that you have to live life by your own terms and you have to not worry about what other people think and you have to have the courage to do the unexpected. Caroline Kennedy
  409. I think that being confident gives you more freedom. It liberates you, helps you have the courage to do things on the football pitch. Juan Mata
  410. I think that music opens portals and doorways into unknown sectors that it takes courage to leap into. I always think that there’s a potential that we all have, and we can emerge, rise up to this potential, when necessary. We have to be fearless, courageous, and draw upon wisdom that we think we don’t have. Wayne Shorter
  411. I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they’ve changed overnight. Chris Bell
  412. I think that the romantic impulse is in all of us and that sometimes we live it for a short time, but it’s not part of a sensible way of living. It’s a heroic path and it generally ends dangerously. I treasure it in the sense that I believe it’s a path of great courage. It can also be the path of the foolhardy and the compulsive. Jane Campion
  413. I think the moments that are difficult for anybody are when you see what your life could be, if only you had the courage to take the steps needed. John Slattery
  414. I think there’s a difference between ditzy and dumb. Dumb is just not knowing. Ditzy is having the courage to ask! Jessica Simpson
  415. I think there’s a growing courage among the younger generation of American writers. Because of the more superficial treatment of characters taking place in cinema, they have had to deal with that by digging deeper into who these people are. Mohsin Hamid
  416. I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it. Maya Angelou
  417. I think we need people with stronger ideals than John Kerry or Bill Clinton. I think we need people with more courage and vision. Octavia E. Butler
  418. I think we spend so much of our lives trying to pretend that we know what’s going to happen next. In fact we don’t. To recognize that we don’t know even what will happen this afternoon and yet having the courage to move forward – that’s one meaning of faith. Sharon Salzberg
  419. I told myself, Malala, you have already faced death. This is your second life. Don’t be afraid — if you are afraid, you can’t move forward. Malala Yousafzai
  420. I try to be a truthful artist and I try to show a level of courage. I enjoy that. I’m a messenger. Jeff Koons
  421. I used to walk down the street like I was a superstar… I want people to walk around delusional about how great they can be — and then to fight so hard for it every day that the lie becomes the truth. Lady Gaga
  422. I want to be a voice to young children and women and people of all ages to go for their dreams, to be resilient and have courage. Don’t let fear motivate you. The American Dream says that all things are possible, and I genuinely believe that. Lana
  423. I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time. Brené Brown
  424. I want to thank the Academy for its courage and generosity. Elia Kazan
  425. I wanted to show that women are empowered and strong, and don’t have to be saved by some male hero, but they can take care of themselves using their intelligence and their power. Gal Gadot
  426. 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 see it through no matter what.- Atticus Finch”
  427. I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men. Maria Mitchell
  428. I would like to tell the young men and women before me not to lose hope and courage. Success can only come to you by courageous devotion to the task lying in front of you. C. V. Raman
  429. I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. Anais Nin
  430. I’ll know how to die with courage; that is easier than living. Georg Buchner
  431. I’m a big fan of small business ownership. I think it’s the backbone of American innovation. But to be successful, you first have to have the courage to go for it. Bill Rancic
  432. I’m a writer of faith who worries about the intolerance of religion. I look at the past and fear we haven’t learned from it. I believe that humanity is capable of evil as well as great acts of courage and goodness. I have hope. Deep down, I believe in the human spirit, although sometimes that belief is shaken. Julianna Baggott
  433. I’m fascinated how often and with what whole-heartedness people will risk their lives to perform acts of courage, sacrifice, and compassion for total strangers. Diane Ackerman
  434. I’m grateful to God for His bountiful gifts… He gave me courage and faith in myself. Loretta Young
  435. I’m right there, swimming the river of hardships but I know how to swim. Jack Kerouac
  436. If an egg is broken by outside force, life ends. If broken by inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from inside.
  437. If ever you feel like an animal among men, be a lion. Criss Jami
  438. If I am to be fallen into love, I will. And if as a result I will appear to be stupid, disillusioned, and of poor judgment, I will. And I would be damned if I cared what other people think. For I would rather be thought of as all of these things, than not love. If in loving, I become the naked woman on the horse, I will ride that horse with my head held high. This is my spirit. I am unbreakable. C. JoyBell C.
  439. If I can, in any way, give people the courage to say, ‘Actually, no, the nonsense stops right here,’ then I want to be a part of doing that. Especially if that means that our folks will be more free. Angela Rye
  440. If the Christian is a restorationist, a legalist, if he wants everything clear and safe, then he will find nothing. Tradition and memory of the past must help us to have the courage to open up new areas to God. Pope Francis
  441. If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap disappointment. Frances Wright
  442. If we can’t have the courage to tell our constituents, hey, we’ve got to cut back, then if we can point to something and say, I would like to vote for more benefits for you, but this balanced budget amendment or statutory spending cap or whatever the device is, is preventing me from doing it. Jeff Flake
  443. If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else. Reinhold Niebuhr
  444. If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. John Irving
  445. If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality. Desmond Tutu
  446. If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences. Criss Jami
  447. If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. David Viscott
  448. If you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor. Al Anon
  449. If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.
  450. If you fail anywhere along the line, it will take away your confidence. You must make yourself succeed every time. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt
  451. If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. Dr Roopleen
  452. If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. Marcus Garvey
  453. If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. Harry Hoover
  454. If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is…an opportunity to get to know YOU, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but YOU for your happiness…you will realize that a little loneliness goes a LONG way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful YOU. Mandy Hale
  455. If you live off a man’s compliments, you’ll die from his criticism. Cornelius Lindsey
  456. If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream. Martin Luther King Jr
  457. If you try to avoid risk, you’re actually risking total failure. Or worse: mediocrity. Reid Hoffman
  458. If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman. Margaret Thatcher
  459. If you want to be one of the few to defy those trends in our ever-softening society, you will have to be willing to go to war with yourself and create a whole new identity, which requires an open mind. David Goggins
  460. If you want to get an idea of a friend’s temperament, ethics, and personal elegance, you need to look at him under the tests of severe circumstances, not under the regular rosy glow of daily life. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  461. If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system.That’s much more powerful than rebelling outside the system. Marie Lu
  462. If you’re afraid to do something in a social setting, it is because you are more invested in someone else’s opinion of you than you are in your own opinion of yourself. Luca Dellanna
  463. If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill
  464. If you’re going to dare greatly, you’re going to get your ass kicked at some point. If you choose courage, you will absolutely know failure, disappointment, setback, even heartbreak. That’s why we call it courage. That’s why it’s so rare. Brené Brown
  465. If you’re not in the arena also getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback. Brené Brown
  466. In 1984, showing extraordinary courage, a group of Guatemalan wives, mothers and other relatives of disappeared people banded together to form the Mutual Support Group for the Appearance Alive of Our Relatives. Stephen Kinzer
  467. In acting, there’s a type of courage you’re recognized for all the time. You lose 100 pounds and play a guy with AIDS, and you get rewarded. But, in life, doing what is courageous is quiet, and no one knows about it. Courage is someone making sacrifices for their family or making selfless decisions for what they hope or feel. Rob Lowe
  468. In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. Suze Orman
  469. In fact, my courage and my bravery at a young age was the thing I was bullied for, a kind of Who do you think you are? Lady Gaga
  470. In my experience as CEO, I found that the most important decisions tested my courage far more than my intelligence. Ben Horowitz
  471. In our film profession you may have Gable’s looks, Tracy’s art, Marlene’s legs or Liz’s violet eyes, but they don’t mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage. Frank Capra
  472. In the age-old contest between popularity and principle, only those willing to lose for their convictions are deserving of posterity’s approval. Gerald R. Ford
  473. In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. Albert Camus
  474. In the inhalation and exhalation there is an energy and a lively divine spirit, since He, through his spirit supports the breath of life, giving courage to the people who are in the earth and spirit to those who walk on it. Michael Servetus
  475. In the military, you learn the essence of people. You see so many examples of self-sacrifice and moral courage. In the rest of life, you don’t get that many opportunities to be sure of your friends. Adam Driver
  476. In the South, there was absence of any leadership corresponding in breadth and courage to that of Abraham Lincoln. W. E. B. Du Bois
  477. In the two novels I have published, it was my fortune at different times, and from different persons, to hear the most unqualified censure long before it was possible for me to hear the voice of the public. But my temper was not altered, nor my courage subdued. William Godwin
  478. In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today. Isabel Allende
  479. Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie
  480. Individual courage is the only interesting thing in life. Simone Signoret
  481. Ingenuity, plus courage, plus work, equals miracles. Bob Richards
  482. Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; it’s choosing what’s right over what’s fun, fast, or easy; and it’s practicing your values, not just professing them. Brené Brown
  483. Intellectuals try to keep going. But their situation is very difficult. Those who have had the courage to voice their opposition have often paid a very high price. Tahar Ben Jelloun
  484. It certainly takes bravery to remain skeptical; it takes inordinate courage to introspect, to confront oneself, to accept one’s limitations Scientists are seeing more and more evidence that we are specifically designed by mother nature to fool ourselves. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  485. It does not take courage to kill. It takes courage to live. Renee Ahdieh
  486. 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
  487. It is better to lock up your heart with a merciless padlock, than to fall in love with someone who doesn’t know what they mean to you. Michael Bassey Johnson
  488. It is by practicing vulnerability of the heart that we discover courage. Chögyam Trungpa
  489. It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. Horace
  490. It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. Mark Twain
  491. It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young of this mealy generation the courage of their confusions. John Ciardi
  492. It is not sufficient for the young to devote their enthusiasm, their courage, their ambition, their self-sacrifice to the great ideas of the time; the young must not only preserve but increase their powers if they are to be really equal to their eternal task: that of drawing the age in advance. Ellen Key
  493. It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause, who at best knows achievement and who at the worst if he fails at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt
  494. It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit. J.R.R. Tolkien
  495. It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless. Giacomo Casanova
  496. It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. Theodore Roosevelt
  497. It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. J.K. Rowling
  498. It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle. Prescott Bush
  499. It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided. Hillary Clinton
  500. It is right to endure with resignation what the gods send, and to face one’s enemies with courage. Pericles
  501. It is so often true that whether a person carries with him an atmosphere of gloom and depression or one of confidence and courage depends on his individual outlook. James Keller
  502. It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post. Marcus Tullius Cicero
  503. It is the mainspring of life, courage. And courage has many faces. Oriana Fallaci
  504. It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do. Jane Austen
  505. It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one’s inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle. Rollo May
  506. It requires more courage to suffer than to die. Napoleon Bonaparte
  507. It shouldn’t take extreme courage and a willingness to go to prison for decades or even life to blow the whistle on bad government acts done in secret. But it does. And that is an immense problem for democracy, one that all journalists should be united in fighting. Glenn Greenwald
  508. It takes a certain amount of courage to not be pessimistic. I’d like to believe there is good in everyone. Janhvi Kapoor
  509. 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. Rowling
  510. It takes a great deal of courage to follow another person’s lead. Bill Hybels
  511. It takes a great deal of courage to stand alone even if you believe in something very strongly. Reginald Rose
  512. It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. Alan Cohen
  513. It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. Erma Bombeck
  514. It takes both courage and talent to stand up in front of fellow human beings and make them crack a smile, and at the same time keep it clean. Ray Comfort
  515. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it. Pablo Casals
  516. It takes courage to accept life fully, to say yes to our life, yes to our karma, yes to our mind, emotions and whatever else unfolds. Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
  517. It takes courage to examine your life and to decide that there are things you would like to change, and it takes even more courage to do something about it. Sue Hadfield
  518. It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. E. E. Cummings
  519. It takes courage to love yourself when you’ve been told your whole life that you’re ugly, or dirty, or a terrorist. Jagmeet Singh
  520. It takes courage to sit on a jury. How many of us want to decide the fate of another person’s life or freedom? How many of us want to hold that kind of power in our hands? Regina Brett
  521. It takes courage…to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives. Marianne Williamson
  522. It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It’s harder to stay where you are than to get out. For everyone but you, that is. Judith Rossner
  523. It takes guts and humility to admit mistakes. Admitting we’re wrong is courage, not weakness. Roy T. Bennett
  524. It takes real courage and conviction to attack the establishment from within and makes waves as big as a tsunami. Ted Cruz has done that – consistently and successfully – on immigration and other issues like Obamacare, voting rights, and the 2nd Amendment. Tom Tancredo
  525. It takes strength and courage to admit the truth. Rick Riordan
  526. It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. Madeleine Albright
  527. It would be sad if we lost our instinct and our courage to love and protect. Emeli Sande
  528. It’s a courageous thing to do something that doesn’t have rules or limits. Vanessa Paradis
  529. It’s real easy to talk about stepping in the ring, but once you do actually step in the ring, it takes a lot of courage and mental fortitude to do what we do. Big Show
  530. It’s up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You’re either courageous or not. You have to find a way. Ben Gazzara
  531. It’s better to cross the line and suffer the consequences than to just stare at the line for the rest of your life. Paulo Coelho
  532. It’s not your job to like me, it’s mine. Byron Katie
  533. It’s possible to transcend anything that doesn’t kill you. David Goggins
  534. It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance. Xiaolu Guo
  535. It’s when things go wrong that you mustn’t quit. Unknown
  536. It’s your life; you don’t need someone’s permission to live the life you want. Be brave to live from your heart. Roy T. Bennett
  537. Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall. Ray Bradbury
  538. Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Marilyn Monroe
  539. Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him, requires a lot of courage and know-how. Thomas Merton
  540. Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it’s actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe. Christopher Paolini
  541. Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. Robert Louis Stevenson
  542. Knowledge is power is time is money. Robert Thier
  543. Lean into (not away from) what’s making you uncomfortable. Shane Parrish
  544. Let go of your need for comfort and security. Creative endeavors are by their nature uncertain. Robert Greene
  545. Let me be myself and then I am satisfied. I know that I’m a woman, a woman with inward strength and plenty of courage. Anne Frank
  546. Let me start with Yahoo. As we meet today, a Chinese citizen who had the courage to speak his mind on the Internet is in prison because Yahoo chose to share his name and address with the Chinese Government. Tom Lantos
  547. Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage to save the world. Grace Paley
  548. Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them. Rabindranath Tagore
  549. Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield, Nature’s, not honour’s law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away. Archilochus
  550. Life has many ways of testing a person’s will either by having nothing happen at all, or by having everything happen at once. Paulo Coelho
  551. Life is made of so many moments that mean nothing. Then one day, a single moment comes along to define every second that comes after. Such moments are tests of courage, of strength. Sabaa Tahir
  552. Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon
  553. Life is not about living the safer option. Life is about living a life worth living. Robert Thier
  554. Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Maya Angelou
  555. Life is to be entered upon with courage. Alexis de Tocqueville
  556. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin
  557. Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it’s good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason. Andrew Solomon
  558. Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. Roy T. Bennett
  559. Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day. Bernie Siegel
  560. Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous, there’s really nothing to lose. There’s no wrong you can’t make right again, so be kinder to yourself, you know, have fun, take chances. There’s no bounds. Jewel
  561. Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Delmore Schwartz
  562. 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
  563. Make voyages. Attempt them. There’s nothing else. Tennesse Williams
  564. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide
  565. Many people will choose unhappiness over uncertainty. Don’t do it. Uncertainty is where new happens. It trades the reassuring comfort of certainty for a shifting, delicate, and fragile balancing act of propositions. Uncertainty is a license to explore. Thibaut
  566. Maybe you will be afraid and maybe you will fail, but the courage to take risks in any part of your life is, I feel, a very worthwhile way to live. Emile Hirsch
  567. Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth — more than ruin, more even than death. Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habits; thought is anarchic and lawless, indifferent to authority, careless of the well-tried wisdom of the ages. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid … Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man. Bertrand Russell
  568. Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. Harry S Truman
  569. Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it. William Blackstone
  570. Men who live valiantly and die nobly have a strength and a courage from the eternal Father. Josephus Daniels
  571. Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Bruce Lee
  572. Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage. William Slim
  573. Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice. Leon Blum
  574. More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes, when it obeys the watchful eye of caution. James Thomson
  575. Moses became America’s true founding father because he evangelized action; he justified risk. He gave ordinary people the courage to live with uncertainty. Bruce Feiler
  576. Most men, I think, wonder about their courage. How would they act in combat? Under torture? Richard Cohen
  577. Most of man’s problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and carried out with courage. Frances Perkins
  578. Most of the good executives do pretty well. Because to be a good executive you have to be strong, and you have to have a simple attribute that people have forgotten about – courage. John Milius
  579. 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
  580. Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed. Dale Carnegie
  581. Most of us have two lives: the life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance. Steven Pressfield
  582. Most people talk; we do things. They plan; we achieve. They hesitate; we move ahead. We are living proof that when human beings have the courage and commitment to transform a dream into reality, there is nothing that can stop them. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
  583. Muhammad Ali struck us in the middle of America’s darkest night, in the heart of its most threatening gathering storm. His power toppled the mightiest of foes, and his intense light shined on America, and we were able to see clearly injustice, inequality, poverty, pride, self realization, courage, laughter, love, joy and religious freedom for all. Billy Crystal
  584. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. Jane Austen
  585. My courage and my bravery at a young age was the thing I was bullied for, a kind of ‘Who do you think you are?’ Lady Gaga
  586. My definition of courage is never letting anyone define you. Jenna Jameson
  587. My father once said something very shrewd about me to a woman journalist who had told him how courageous she thought I was for always speaking my mind. My father said, ‘If you couldn’t care less what anyone says about you, then it’s not courage.’ Gore Vidal
  588. My father Sam, by his lifelong example, displayed for me the virtues of an honest day’s work and of great personal courage. Marv Levy
  589. My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return. Maya Angelou
  590. My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  591. My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  592. My mother always taught us that if people don’t agree with you, the important thing is to listen to them. But if you’ve listened to them carefully and you still think that you’re right, then you must have the courage of your convictions. Jane Goodall
  593. My mother got the courage to speak to hundreds of people about her story. I knew if she could do it I could do it, too. DeAndre Hopkins
  594. My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled. Carly Fiorina
  595. My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage. Clay Aiken
  596. My mother’s father, Hobart Cromwell, was a bacteriologist with Abbott Laboratories in suburban Chicago. I never got to know him well, as he died very young, but he was always a heroic figure in our family, wise and gentle and intelligent by reputation, with the courage to fight against the McCarthyites. John C. Mather
  597. Necessity makes even the timid brave. Sallust
  598. Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength. Brigitte Nicole
  599. 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.
  600. Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. Helen Keller
  601. Never ever mistake her silence for weakness. Remember that sometimes the air stills, before the onset of a hurricane. Nikita Hill
  602. Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity. Karl von Clausewitz
  603. Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. Babe Ruth
  604. Never undertake anything for which you wouldn’t have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven. Georg C. Lichtenberg
  605. No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of the enemy. Admiral Horatio Nelson
  606. No man is defeated unless he is discouraged. Bruce Lee
  607. No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens. Veronica Roth
  608. No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone. Friedrich Nietzsche
  609. No one knows what he can do till he tries. Publius Syrus
  610. Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone. Wendell Berry
  611. Nobody learns what he can do except by trying. Seneca
  612. Nobody who says, ‘I told you so’ has ever been, or will ever be, a hero. Ursula K. Le Guin
  613. Not everyone is able to show courage, but human decency must be demanded of every person. Andrzej Duda
  614. Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. Maya Angelou
  615. Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool. Dean Koontz
  616. Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie
  617. Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, I’m possible! Audrey Hepburn
  618. Now that I’ve got some films under my belt, I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on. Mira Sorvino
  619. Obama wants to be thought of as the president who freed us from foreign oil. But if he doesn’t show some political courage, he may well be remembered as the president who cooked the planet. Jeff Goodell
  620. Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. bertrand Russell
  621. Often times I have been asked about the attributes for success, and I have said that you need two attributes for succeeding as an entrepreneur: one, courage, second, luck. N. R. Narayana Murthy
  622. One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. André Gide
  623. One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. Maya Angelou
  624. One man with courage is a majority. Thomas Jefferson
  625. One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself. Shannon L. Alder
  626. One of the hardest questions I have been asked is ‘How will you manage the army if you are having menstrual cramps?’ I have also been asked if I will have the courage to face criminals. My answer is that courage is not a matter of gender. Josefina Vazquez Mota
  627. One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it. Katherine Anne Porter
  628. One of the things that makes Hamlet unique among Shakespeare’s characters is his courage to face up to the darker elements of his personality. Kenneth Branagh
  629. One should have strength and courage to follow their own truth, speak their own language, fulfill their own dreams. Kerli
  630. One who asks fearfully teaches us to say no. Seneca
  631. One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. Michael J. Fox
  632. Only be you strong, and very courageous, then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success. Joshua
  633. Only those who can accept their own annihilation can have the courage to be true individuals. Alan Watts
  634. Only those who have the courage to take a penalty miss them. Roberto Baggio
  635. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T.S. Eliot
  636. Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live. Dorothy Thompson
  637. Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. Nicholas M. Butler
  638. Optimists win in the long-run because their miscalculation of how long it will take or how likely it is to succeed motivates them to give it a try. If you knew how hard it would be and how long it would take in the beginning then you might not try in the first place. James Clear
  639. Our backs tell stories no books have the spine to carry.
  640. Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic self. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen. Sarah Ban Breathnach
  641. Our fear of messing up should give way to the only real danger there is, that of never trying. Alain de Botton
  642. Our lack of confidence is not the result of difficulty. The difficulty comes from our lack of confidence. Seneca
  643. Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance. Hans Urs von Balthasar
  644. Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and what was then the German Democratic Republic, but it also required the steadfastness of Western partner over many decades when many had long lost hope of integration of the two Germanys and Europe. Angela Merkel
  645. Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light. Brené Brown
  646. Pain shapes a woman into a warrior. R.H. Sin
  647. Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. Oprah Winfrey
  648. Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity. Thomas Hardy
  649. Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it. Jenny Shipley
  650. People are weak because when challenged, they opt for the path of least resistance. Taking the path of least resistance makes them weaker still and thus more likely to opt for the path of least resistance again in the future. It’s a deadly cycle. Zuby
  651. People don’t follow titles, they follow courage. William Wells Brown
  652. People have this capacity within them to set the world straight. Jordan Peterson
  653. People say to me all the time, ‘You have no fear.’ I tell them, ‘No, that’s not true. I’m scared all the time. You have to have fear in order to have courage. I’m a courageous person because I’m a scared person.’ Ronda Rousey
  654. People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. Hermann Hesse
  655. Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage. Wendell Phillips
  656. Poetry gives us courage and sets us straight with the world. Poems are great companions and friends. David Whyte
  657. Political courage is not political suicide. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  658. Practicing in the trial work trenches of the law, I saw, too, that when we judges don our robes, it doesn’t make us any smarter, but it does serve as a reminder of what’s expected of us: Impartiality and independence, collegiality and courage. Neil Gorsuch
  659. Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it. Bryce Courtenay
  660. Prime Minister Sharon, Prime Minister Abbas, I urge you today to end the designs of those who seek destruction, annihilation and occupation, and I urge you to have the will and the courage to begin to realize our dreams of peace, prosperity and coexistence. Abdullah II of Jordan
  661. Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form. Sinclair Lewis
  662. Rainy days are good for the soul.
  663. Real change is difficult at the beginning, but gorgeous at the end. Change begins the moment you get the courage and step outside your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone. Roy T. Bennett
  664. Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it’s what you believe, and the heck with everybody. Justin Cronin
  665. Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it. Timothy Dalton
  666. Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. Harper Lee
  667. Remember in 1973 the same science chatter said that the coming Ice Age is going to occur, we’re going to lose millions of people. And the politicians knew how to solve it, they just didn’t have the courage to solve it; they were going to put coal dust on the Arctic. Don Young
  668. Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Unknown
  669. Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up. Stephen Hawking
  670. Remember, you can’t steal second if you don’t take your foot off first. Mike Todd
  671. Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others … Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. Katherine Mansfield
  672. Ronald Reagan’s well documented final battles with Alzheimer’s disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought. William L. Jenkins
  673. Rosa Parks’ courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later. Bob Filner
  674. Running away from the immediacy of our experience is like preferring death to life. Pema Chödrön
  675. Sailing a boat calls for quick action, a blending of feeling with the wind and water as well as with the very heart and soul of the boat itself. Sailing teaches alertness and courage, and gives in return a joyousness and peace that but few sports afford. George Matthew Adams
  676. Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing. Emma Donoghue
  677. Science is imagination in the service of the verifiable truth, and that service is indeed communal. It cannot be rigidly planned. Rather, it requires freedom and courage and the plural contributions of many different kinds of people who must maintain their individuality while giving to the group. Gerald Edelman
  678. Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage. Thucydides
  679. Self-knowledge is no guarantee of happiness, but it is on the side of happiness and can supply the courage to fight for it. Simone de Beauvoir
  680. Self-knowledge leads to purpose. Purpose leads to motivation. Motivation leads to action. Taking action is brave. Maxime Lagacé
  681. She is a beautiful piece of broken pottery, put back together by her own hands. And a critical world judges her cracks while missing the beauty of how she made herself whole again. Unknown
  682. She is a queen. Her soul is royalty. Adrian Michael
  683. She is full of wounds riddled with scars, but she is still standing and she is still beautiful. R.H. Sin
  684. She is kind but strong, and that is where so many mistake her. They interpret her kindness for weakness and force her to show her strength.
  685. She is water. Soft enough to offer life, tough enough to drown it away. Rupi Kaur
  686. She may be broken for a while, but that’s ok. She’s working on her, cause she’s not one to leave a mess lying around. Unknown
  687. She never seemed shattered; to me, she was a breathtaking mosaic of the battles she’s won. Matt Baker
  688. She overcame everything that was meant to destroy her. Sylvester Mcnutt III
  689. She remembered who she was and the game changed. Lalah Deliah
  690. She understood that the hardest times in life to go through were when you were transitioning from one version of yourself to another. Sarah Addison Allen
  691. She was brave and strong and broken all at once. Anna Funder
  692. She wasn’t born herself. She found herself over a long and treacherous road. And the more treacherous the road became, the more of herself she found.
  693. She wore her scars as her best attire. A stunning dress made of hellfire.  Daniel Saint
  694. She would rather walk alone in darkness than follow anyone else’s shadow. R.G. Moon
  695. She’s a strong cup of black coffee in a world that is drunk on the cheap wine of shallow love. JmStorm
  696. She’s proof that you can walk through hell and still be an angel.
  697. Since I was a little girl, I have witnessed the strength and courage that energized my mother, who left every sorrow and pain in the past, who would work unyieldingly to obtain her goals, who was the great warrior from whom I learned all the values that are today fundamental pillars of my every day. Thalia
  698. So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings. J.R.R. Tolkien
  699. So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. Christopher Reeve
  700. Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. Ann Landers
  701. Some women are lost in the fire. some women are built from it. Michelle K
  702. Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader. Toni Morrison
  703. Somehow I can’t believe that there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four Cs. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable. Walt Disney
  704. Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. Mary Oliver
  705. Sometimes an angel, sometimes a hell raiser, always a strong woman. R.H. Sin
  706. Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  707. Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up. Brené Brown
  708. Sometimes the rewards of risk don’t leave us wrecked. Sometimes we find our passion, our purpose, courage, connection, and comfort. Every good thing in our lives is a direct result of risk. Glennon Doyle Melton
  709. Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life.
  710. Sometimes, making the wrong choice is better than making no choice. You have the courage to go forward, that is rare. A person who stands at the fork, unable to pick, will never get anywhere. Terry Goodkind
  711. Sooner or later even the fastest runners have to stand and fight. Stephen King
  712. Soros has taught me that when you have tremendous conviction on a trade, you have to go for the jugular. It takes courage to be a pig. It takes courage to ride a profit with huge leverage. Stanley Druckenmiller
  713. Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Today’s mighty oak is yesterday’s nut that held its ground. Rosa Parks
  714. Start living in discomfort. Gradually increase it little by little, and you will steadily grow. If you want sudden growth, deluge yourself in great discomfort and do not retreat from it. The more discomfort you are willing to bear, the more you can grow. The Ancient Sage
  715. Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for YOU. Shannon L. Alder
  716. Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving. Madeleine L’Engle
  717. Storms make trees take deeper roots. Dolly Parton
  718. Strong women don’t play victim, don’t make themselves look pitiful, and don’t point fingers. They stand and they deal. Mandy Hale
  719. Success is based off of your willingness to work your ass off no matter what obstacles are in your way. David Goggins
  720. Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get. Ingrid Bergman
  721. Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts. John Wooden
  722. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill
  723. Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. Orison Swett Marden
  724. Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be. George Sheehan
  725. Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues. Anatole France
  726. 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
  727. Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. Fyodor Dostoevsky
  728. That’s part of your life lesson to be afraid. The bigger question is how you deal with being afraid. Do you have to summon courage or something else to live with that fear without letting it take you over? Gladys Knight
  729. The ‘Bird’s Nest’ National Stadium, which I helped to conceive, is designed to embody the Olympic spirit of ‘fair competition.’ It tells people that freedom is possible but needs fairness, courage and strength. Ai Weiwei
  730. The Adequate Protest demands far more than protests. It calls for Great and Daring Leaps of Integrity and Courage to See. Mary Daly
  731. The average man lets fear take over. The wise man feels the fear and do it anyway. The average man has regrets. The wise man none. Maxime Lagacé
  732. The best marriages are the ones where we can go out in the world and really put ourselves out there. A lot of times we’ll fail, and sometimes we’ll pull it off. But good marriages are when you can go home and know that your vulnerability will be honored as courage, and that you’ll find support. Brene Brown
  733. The best protection any woman can have is courage. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  734. The best way out is always through. Robert Frost
  735. The best way to neutralize our natural impatience is to cultivate a kind of pleasure in pain like an athlete, you come to enjoy rigorous practice, pushing past your limits, and resisting the easy way out. Robert Greene
  736. The bottom line is that you only have the rights you fight for. Tim Ferriss
  737. The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it. Thucydides
  738. The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die. Juliette Lewis
  739. The bravest thing she ever did was to stay alive each day.
  740. The Brazilian poet Vinicius de Moraes wrote that beauty is fundamental. Well, with the poet’s permission, so is courage. Tina Brown
  741. The central question of a warrior’s training is not how we avoid uncertainty and fear but how we relate to discomfort. Pema Chödrön
  742. The Chinaman has only a passive courage, but this courage he possesses in the highest degree. His indifference to death is truly extraordinary. When he is ill, he sees it approach, and does not falter. When condemned, and already in the hands of an officer, he manifests no fear. Jules Verne
  743. The courage of a soldier is heightened by his knowledge of his profession. Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
  744. The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy. John F. Kennedy
  745. The Courage to Be Disliked: How to Free Yourself, Change Your Life, and Achieve Real Happiness
  746. The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable. Paul Tillich
  747. The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life. Daniel J Boorstin
  748. The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully. Thomas Carlyle
  749. The coward lies and protects himself. The courageous man tells the truth and do the right things. Maxime Lagacé
  750. The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise. Tacitus, Roman historian
  751. The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! Joyce Meyer
  752. The encouraging thing is that every time you meet a situation, though you may think at the impossibility and you go through the tortures of the damned, once you have met it and lived through it you find that forever after you are freer than you ever were before. If you can live through that you can live through anything.
  753. The eyes of the world are fixed on the U.S. to see if we have the political courage and moral sense to solve our debt crisis. Dan Coats
  754. The frontier is the edge between what you know and what you don’t know. You want to put yourself on that edge. Jordan Peterson
  755. The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one’s self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  756. The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. Robert Green Ingersoll
  757. The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. R.G. Ingersoll
  758. The Gross National Product measures neither our wit nor our courage, neither our wisdom nor our learning, neither our compassion nor our devotion to our country. It measures everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile, and it can tell us everything about America – except whether we are proud to be Americans. Robert Kennedy
  759. The hard choices what we most fear doing, asking, saying these are very often exactly what we most need to do. Tim Ferriss
  760. The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. Charles Dubois
  761. 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. Joseph Conrad
  762. The minute a person whose word means a great deal to others dare to take the open-hearted and courageous way, many others follow. Marian Anderson
  763. The more courageous acts you make, the more you realize the impact you can have, the stronger you get. Maxime Lagacé
  764. The more wit the less courage. Thomas Fuller
  765. The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will be. Dalai Lama
  766. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. Alice Walker
  767. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Coco Chanel
  768. The most dangerous woman of all is the one who refuses to rely on your sword to save her because she carries her own. R.H. Sin
  769. The most effective way to do it, is to do it. Amelia Earhart
  770. The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently. Pema Chödrön,
  771. The most important thing for me was to never, ever, ever deny it. But I didn’t really have the courage to talk about it. I was thinking, The people who need to know I’m gay know. Portia de Rossi
  772. The most important thing is, Do you have the courage to admit that you’re wrong? And do you change? The most important thing to me as a CEO is that we keep the courage. Tim Cook
  773. The most memorable interviews for me are folks whose names I don’t know: young civil rights leaders in the South, showing great courage as they walked into a town in the dark of night. A doctor working for ‘Doctors Without Borders’ in Somalia, operating by kerosene light in a tent. Those are the kinds of people that linger in your memory. Tom Brokaw
  774. The one thing I learned the most about acting is it takes a tremendous amount of courage to go there and stand still. It takes courage and guts to step out of your mind frame and depict something. Carson Daly
  775. The only alternative to a shuddering paralysis is to leap into action regardless of the consequences. Alan Watts
  776. The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next. Mignon McLaughlin
  777. The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. George Bernard Shaw
  778. The only tyrant I accept in this world is the ‘still small voice’ within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one, I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority. Mahatma Gandhi
  779. The only way to solve a problem is to go through it rather than around it. Bill Bradley
  780. The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow. Jim Hightower
  781. The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity. Rollo May
  782. The pain of trying and failing is intense and over rather quickly. The pain of failing to try, on the other hand, is less intense but never really goes away. Shane Parrish
  783. The paradox of learning is that to get better, you need to go outside your comfort zone, and thus feel worse. The people who grow continuously, thus feel consistently over their heads. Scott Young
  784. The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it. Kalpana Chawla
  785. The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of the young people. Kailash Satyarthi
  786. The President regards the Japanese as a brave people; but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts; hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed. Townsend Harris
  787. The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them. Thomas Aquinas
  788. The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility. Thomas S. Monson
  789. The problem is when you are writing something in retrospective, it needs a lot of courage not to change, or you will forget a certain reality, and you will just take in consideration your view today. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  790. The psychologist Elizabeth Loftus has shown great courage, in the face of spiteful vested interests, in demonstrating how easy it is for people to concoct memories that are entirely false but which seem, to the victim, every bit as real as true memories. Richard Dawkins
  791. The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it. Nick Clooney
  792. The right response to the non-problem of global warming is to have the courage to do nothing. Christopher Monckton
  793. The Scarecrow needed a brain, the Tin Man needed a heart, and the other dude needed courage. I need love. You feel me? Ghostface Killah
  794. The scared freeze. The brave try. Maxime Lagacé
  795. The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better Stephen King
  796. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Sally Berger
  797. The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage. Carrie Jones
  798. The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage. Thucydides
  799. The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the world. Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
  800. The single outstanding exception was the broad yet precise mandate communicated by the General Assembly in 1946 to prepare as soon as possible the Charter of Human Rights which the San Francisco Conference had not had the time or the courage to draw up. Rene Cassin
  801. The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage. Michel de Montaigne
  802. The stronger your principles and values, the more you’re willing to die for them. Maxime Lagacé
  803. The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.
  804. The strongest people find the courage and caring to help others, even if they are going through their own storm. Roy T. Bennett
  805. The sun will stand as your best man and whistle, when you have found the courage to marry forgiveness, when you have found the courage to marry love. Hafez
  806. The traits I respect are erudition and the courage to stand up when half-men are afraid for their reputation. Any idiot can be intelligent. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  807. The trials on the road to world harmony are no greater than the courage of those who accept the challenge. Carl Lewis
  808. The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter. Paulo Coelho
  809. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Martin Luther King Jr
  810. The weak in courage is strong in cunning. William Blake
  811. The willingness to show up changes us, It makes us a little braver each time. Brené Brown
  812. The window was open for us to play in the consumer as data, voice, video came together. This is where you have to have the courage to take good business risks because if you don’t, you never win. John T. Chambers
  813. The word ‘courage,’ one of my favorite words, the root or the etymology of that word is ‘cour,’ which means heart. I think true courage is actually following your heart and not getting or succumbing to what other people’s definition of what your life should be. Live your life. Hill Harper
  814. The word courage – God, I love that word. Words are so important to me. Peter Fonda
  815. The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor. Benjamin Franklin
  816. The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved. Women who live bravely, both tender and fierce. Women of indomitable will. Amy Tenney
  817. There are a group of people who would like to silence everybody and have everybody go along to get along, but that’s not going to be very helpful for us in the long run, in terms of solving our problems. And somebody has to be courageous enough to actually stand up to, you know, the bullies. Ben Carson
  818. There are always a few who stand up in times of communal madness and have the courage to say that what unites us is greater than what divides us. Geraldine Brooks
  819. 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
  820. There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart. Daisaku Ikeda
  821. There are pretenders to piety as well as to courage. Moliere
  822. There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge. Patrick Campbell
  823. There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. Jane Austen
  824. There is no one more courageous than the person who speaks with the courage of his convictions. Susan Cain
  825. There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them. Abu Bakar Bashir
  826. There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. Seneca
  827. There is nothing more useful in combating the tragedy of life than to struggle with all your soul on behalf of the good. Jordan Peterson
  828. There is only the trying. The rest is not our business. T. S. Eliot
  829. There is something about a cup final that brings out a different quality in a footballer. Do they have the courage to win a one-off match? Paul Scholes
  830. There should be no real difficulty in condemning Nazis, white supremacists, and the Ku Klux Klan. They are, for God’s sake, Nazis and white supremacists. This should not require moral courage. This is obvious. This is the moral equivalent of the text you type to prove you’re not a robot. Alexandra Petri
  831. There were times when chemo would eat my body, but I told myself that I have the strength and courage to win and come out stronger. Yuvraj Singh
  832. There’s no mystique to acting. It’s only common sense – and a bit of courage. Bill Hunter
  833. There’s only one thing worse than a man who doesn’t have strong likes and dislikes, and that’s a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them. Tony Randall
  834. There’s fire in her… If loved correctly, she will warm your entire home. If abused, she will burn it down.
  835. There’s only one requirement of any of us, and that is to be courageous. Because courage, as you might know, defines all other human behavior. David Letterman
  836. They tried to burn her not knowing she was a flame. R.H. Sin
  837. Think of yourself as an explorer. You cannot find anything new if you are unwilling to leave the shore. Robert Greene
  838. This soul, or life within us, by no means agrees with the life outside us. If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks, she is always saying the very opposite to what other people say. Virginia Woolf
  839. Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable principles, face change full of courage, courage based on faith. Emily Greene Balch
  840. Those who have courage and faith shall never perish in misery. Anne Frank
  841. Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it. Albert Camus
  842. Through the inspiration of Vaclav’s words, the courage of his dissidence and the integrity of his leadership, Czechoslovakia successfully transitioned from an authoritarian state to a free democracy at the heart of Europe. Michael D. Higgins
  843. To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both. St. Catherine of Siena
  844. To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction – and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by. Stephen Baker
  845. To be soft is to be powerful.
  846. To costume yourself in the way that you fantasize, to make that a reality, and then to go right into the universe looking like an exceptional being takes a lot of courage. Sasha Velour
  847. To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage. Georgia O’Keeffe
  848. To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. Soren Kierkegaard
  849. To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet. Charles Caleb Colton
  850. To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform. Theodore H. White
  851. To have courage for whatever comes in life – everything lies in that. Saint Teresa of Avila
  852. To improve at something, consistently put yourself in an uncomfortable place. Start a startup, train for a marathon, or commit to writing every day. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Sahil Lavingia
  853. To look at something as though we had never seen it before requires great courage. Henri Matisse
  854. To me, a man is someone who is brave enough to love, and let himself be loved. Louis Sachar
  855. To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first. Janeane Garofalo
  856. To overcome fear, here’s all you have to do realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway. Peter McWilliams
  857. To see the right and not to do it is cowardice. Confucius
  858. To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength. Criss Jami
  859. To stand up straight with your shoulders back is to accept the terrible responsibility of life, with eyes wide open. Jordan Peterson
  860. To succeed in following your dreams, you must have the courage to be hated. Paulo Coelho
  861. To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them. Picabo Street
  862. Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion and character. George W. Bush
  863. Today, because of President Obama’s courage, kids can stay on their parent’s plan until they are 26. Insurers cannot kick you off your policy because you have hit your limit. They will not be able to deny you because you have a pre-existing condition. Rahm Emanuel
  864. Today, hang in there, hold on and be strong. Keep going. You will and you can get through this…
  865. Too many men are afraid of being fools. Henry Ford
  866. Traits like humility, courage, and empathy are easily overlooked – but it’s immensely important to find them in your closest relationships. Laura Linney
  867. True courage is about facing life without flinching. I don’t mean the times when the right path is hard, but glorious at the end. I’m talking about enduring the boredom, the messiness, and the inconvenience of doing what is right. Robin Hobb
  868. True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that’s what courage is. Norman Schwarzkopf
  869. True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher. John Petit-Senn
  870. True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason. Alfred North Whitehead
  871. True rebels hate their own rebellion. They know by experience that it is not a cool and glamorous lifestyle; it takes a courageous fool to say things that have not been said and to do things that have not been done. Criss Jami
  872. True success will come when you have the courage to be yourself. Marcela Valladolid
  873. Trust the still, small voice that says, this might work and I’ll try it. Diane Mariechild
  874. Trying to run away is never the answer to being fully human. Pema Chödrön
  875. TV is so different from the movies. It takes a lot of stamina because you work such long hours. It is really challenging. You are learning the next day’s lines while you are shooting today’s scenes. I found courage I never realised I had. I hope to do more. Sharon Stone
  876. Ultimately, the forces of dictatorship and extremism robbed me of my mother, but she lives on as a symbol of hope, a role model for women across the world. She proved beyond a doubt, with her life and relentless courage, that women can certainly do everything. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
  877. Understand that getting help isn’t a sign of weakness but a sign of strength. Michelle Obama
  878. Understand: we are all too afraid of offending people, of stirring up conflict, of standing out from the crowd, of taking bold action. Robert Greene
  879. Unfortunately, unless we’re focused on building up our courage, which gives us our self-confidence and all that we need to make quantum change in our lives, the voice of fear will always take the lead inside our minds. Debbie Ford
  880. Universal basic income is not a solution in search of a problem – it is the obvious solution that has been in front of us for years. It only requires us to have the vision, empathy and courage to adopt it for the American people before it is too late. Andrew Yang
  881. Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of. Roy T. Bennett
  882. Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back. Publilius Syrus
  883. Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice. Miguel de Cervantes
  884. Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage. Brené Brown
  885. Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path. Brené Brown
  886. Vulnerability is the essence of romance. It’s the art of being uncalculated, the willingness to look foolish, the courage to say, ‘This is me, and I’m interested in you enough to show you my flaws with the hope that you may embrace me for all that I am but, more important, all that I am not.’ Ashton Kutcher
  887. Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness. Brené Brown
  888. 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 a Kempis
  889. Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it… Wilferd Peterson
  890. War isn’t just about bravery and courage and jingoism and patriotism. It’s also fundamentally about grief. And the people that go and do the fighting and the dying are never the people who actually benefit from the fighting and the dying. Russell Crowe
  891. Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them. Jim Davis
  892. We all know fear. But passion makes us fearless. Paulo Coelho
  893. We all know the dangers of sequels. Lightning doesn’t strike twice in the same place too often, and I think you’ve got to move beyond it, go the extra mile and have the courage not to just repeat the first one. Colin Firth
  894. We all strive for balance, often moving to extremes to find ourselves somewhere in the middle where we can sustainably exist in optimal inspiration. Working toward balance takes a lot of ingredients. We need courage, reflection, attention, action, and a push-and-pull relationship between effort and relaxation. Tara Stiles
  895. We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. Charles Swindoll
  896. We are biological creatures. We are born, we live, we die. There is no transcendent purpose to existence. At best we are creatures of reason, and by using reason we can cure ourselves of emotional excess. Purged of both hope and fear, we find courage in the face of helplessness, insignificance and uncertainty. Jonathan Sacks
  897. We are made of all those who have built and broken us.
  898. We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate. Erica Jong
  899. We are telling the American people to have patience, courage, resolve and determination. Muammar al-Gaddafi
  900. We can do no great things, only small things with great love. Mother Theresa
  901. We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better. C. JoyBell C.
  902. We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it. Che Guevara
  903. We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change. Sheryl Sandberg
  904. We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world. Helen Keller
  905. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down. Eleanor Roosevelt
  906. We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Barbara De Angelis
  907. We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy. Stokely Carmichael
  908. We had the courage to face the superpowers that wanted a military triumph for each side they supported in Central America. We told them, ‘No,’ and presented a peace plan. Óscar Arias
  909. We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends. Mary McLeod Bethune
  910. We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are. Madeleine L’Engle
  911. We have to become the men we wanted to marry. Gloria Steinem
  912. We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And, according to our light, according to our understanding, according to our courage, we will have to say yea or nay – and rise! Maya Angelou
  913. We know the threats – from global terrorist networks to the spread of deadly weapons. Yet we also know that embedded in this time of danger is the promise of a new day, if we have the courage and commitment to work together. Valerie Jarrett
  914. We may fight terrorism through brute force, but the terror that is unleashed in the name of religion can only be challenged through moral courage. Asma Jahangir
  915. We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community. Haile Selassie
  916. We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. Martin Luther King. Jr.
  917. We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness. Maxwell Maltz
  918. We need a backbone, not a wishbone. Joyce Meyer
  919. We need less political correctness and more political courage. Ann Widdecombe
  920. We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death. Robert Green Ingersoll
  921. We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity. Barbara De Angelis
  922. We need to get rid of the fear and guilt we might have for asserting ourselves. It serves no purpose except to keep us down. Robert Greene
  923. We need to wake up from a thought that lasts too long. Paul Valéry
  924. We ought to face our destiny with courage. Friedrich Nietzsche
  925. We realize the importance of our voices only when they are silenced. Malala Yousafzai
  926. We’re going to be OK because of the American people. They have more grit, determination and courage than you can imagine. Joe Biden
  927. West Wing’ was huge. Like ‘Hamilton,’ it pulls back the curtain on how decision-making happens at the highest level, or at least how you hope it would be. The amount of information Aaron Sorkin packs into a scene gave me this courage to trust the audience to keep up.
  928. What has made America amazing has been the fact that throughout our history, throughout the more than 200 years of our history, there have been men and women of courage who stood up and decided it was more important to look out for the future of their children and their grandchildren than their own political futures. Scott Walker
  929. What I hope my writing reflects… is a sense of the connections between all human beings… and a different perspective on the true nature of courage. For me, those are things worth exploring and writing about. Chris Crutcher
  930. What I love about the East End is that there’s a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance. Eddie Marsan
  931. What I’ve always said is that I’m opposed to institutional racism, and I would’ve, had I’ve been alive at the time, I think, had the courage to march with Martin Luther King to overturn institutional racism, and I see no place in our society for institutional racism. Rand Paul
  932. What is to give light must endure burning. Viktor E. Frankl
  933. What made her strong was despite the million things that hurt her, she spoke of nothing. Nothing but happiness.
  934. What matters most is not what the obstacles are but how we see them, how we react to them, and whether we keep our composure. Ryan Holiday
  935. What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate. Donald Trump
  936. What the Anzac legend did do, by the bravery and sacrifice of our troops, was reinforce our own cultural notions of independence, mateship, and ingenuity. Of resilience and courage in adversity. Paul Keating
  937. What we call our destiny is truly our character and that character can be altered. The knowledge that we are responsible for our actions and attitudes does not need to be discouraging, because it also means that we are free to change this destiny. One is not in bondage to the past, which has shaped our feelings, to race, inheritance, background. All this can be altered if we have the courage to examine how it formed us. We can alter the chemistry provided we have the courage to dissect the elements. Anais Nin
  938. What we know matters but who we are matters more. Brené Brown
  939. What we want from modern dance is courage and audacity. Twyla Tharp
  940. What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent Van Gogh
  941. Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires….courage. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  942. Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage. William Samuel Johnson
  943. Whatever the long-term legal prospects for same-sex marriage, President Obama’s willingness to put the matter front and center in an election year can at least make him a candidate for inclusion in Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage. Robert Dallek
  944. Whatever we learn to do, we learn by actually doing it; men come to be builders, for instance, by building, and harp players by playing the harp. In the same way, by doing just acts we come to be just; by doing self-controlled acts, we come to be self-controlled; and by doing brave acts, we become brave. Aristotle
  945. Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half their inferior. Luckily, this is not difficult. Charlotte Whitton
  946. Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  947. When anyone tells me I can’t do anything … I’m just not listening anymore. Florence Griffith Joyner
  948. When everything goes wrong, what a joy to test your soul and see if it has endurance and courage. An invisible and all-powerful enemy – some call him God, others the Devil, seem to rush upon us to destroy us; but we are not destroyed. Nikos Kazantzakis
  949. When God speaks, oftentimes His voice will call for an act of courage on our part. Charles Stanley
  950. When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. Audre Lorde
  951. When I lost my sight, Werner, people said I was brave. When my father left, people said I was brave. But it is not bravery; I have no choice. I wake up and live my life. Don’t you do the same? Anthony Doerr
  952. When I step out on stage in front of thousands of people, I don’t feel that I’m being brave. It can take much more courage to express true feelings to one person. In spite of the risks, the courage to be honest and intimate opens the way to self-discovery. It offers what we all want, the promise of love. Michael Jackson
  953. When I was in graduate school, I became very interested in why some kids took on challenges and were able to bounce back from setbacks whereas others shy away from difficulty and really crumble when they hit failures. I became fascinated with people who had that kind of courage to take on challenges. Carol S. Dweck
  954. When I was straight, I had the courage and energy to become an actress. I owe my career to my will to stop using. Kirstie Alley
  955. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision. Paulo Coelho
  956. When the economic well-being of their nation demanded a strong and creative response, my colleagues at the Federal Reserve… mustered the moral courage to do what was necessary. Ben Bernanke
  957. When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny. Paulo Coelho
  958. When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. Paulo Coelho
  959. Whenever I see John Lewis, I invariably say, ‘Thank you.’ And I will never stop. I don’t know how he’s still standing, because what he endured took courage and strength that I don’t know that I have. Don Lemon
  960. Where a man’s strength and courage is tested most is in the way that he treats women – the way that he loves. John Eldredge
  961. Where there’s hope, there’s life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again. Anne Frank
  962. Where your fear is, there is your task. Carl Jung
  963. Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. James Lane Allen
  964. While you don’t control the outcome, you do control the effort. Shane Parrish
  965. Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor? Virgil
  966. Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known? William Shakespeare
  967. Will you dare to try and learn and grow? Or will you allow fear to take over? Life happens in the river, not on the shore. Maxime Lagacé
  968. Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God. Robert Dale Owen
  969. 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. Mark Twain
  970. With enough courage, you can do without a reputation. Margaret Mitchell
  971. With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction. Samuel E. Morison
  972. Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit. Baltasar Gracian
  973. Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action. Wim Wenders
  974. Without fear there cannot be courage. Christopher Paolini
  975. Without strength and courage it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself. Scott Hamilton
  976. Woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself. Susan B. Anthony
  977. Women have to summon up courage to fulfill dormant dreams. Alice Walker
  978. Women must try to do as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others. Amelia Earhart
  979. Work hard at being the BEST version of yourself.
  980. Yes, you must have the courage of being free. Jose Carreras
  981. Yes! You are stronger than you think.
  982. Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win. Bernadette Devlin
  983. You are never so alive as when learning something new and overcoming adversity. Bruce Dickinson
  984. You can build walls all the way to the sky and I will find a way to fly above them. You can try to pin me down with a hundred thousand arms, but I will find a way to resist. And there are many of us out there, more than you think. People who refuse to stop believing. People who refuse to come to earth. People who love in a world without walls, people who love into hate, into refusal, against hope, and without fear.― Lauren Oliver
  985. You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both. Brene Brown
  986. You can choose to let this thing bother you or let this be an adventure and welcome the challenge. Fred Rogers
  987. You can do anything if you set your mind to it. Look out for kids, help them dream and be inspired. We teach calculus in schools, but I believe the most important formula is courage plus dreams equals success. Marlee Matlin
  988. You can have regret from yesterday, fear tomorrow, but peace today by sharing your heart’s deepest feelings. A life spent being fearful of showing your soul is a life not worth living. Shannon Alder
  989. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. Mary Tyler Moore
  990. You can’t forgive without loving. And I don’t mean sentimentality. I don’t mean mush. I mean having enough courage to stand up and say, I forgive. I’m finished with it. Maya Angelou
  991. You can’t test courage cautiously. Annie Dillard
  992. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. Mary Tyler Moore
  993. You can’t do anything as long as you are afraid of what might happen. No matter what the problem is, we must muster up the courage to face it. Iyanla Vanzant
  994. You can’t get to courage without rumbling with vulnerability. Embrace the suck. Brené Brown
  995. You can’t keep kids safe. The best thing that you can do is make them able and courageous. Jordan Peterson
  996. You cannot build character and courage by destroying men’s initiative and independence. William J. H. Boetcker
  997. You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. William Faulkner
  998. You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope. Thomas Merton
  999. You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. Eleanor Roosevelt
  1000. You have plenty of courage, I am sure,” answered Oz. “All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty. L. Frank Baum
  1001. You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give. Eleanor Roosevelt
  1002. You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.
  1003. You have to learn to get up from the table when love is no longer being served. Nina Simone
  1004. You have to really be courageous about your instincts and your ideas. Otherwise you’ll just knuckle under, and things that might have been memorable will be lost. Francis Ford Coppola
  1005. You live with the fear people might find out. Then you actually have the courage to tell people and they go, I don’t think you are gay. It’s enough to drive you crazy. Portia de Rossi
  1006. You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. Michelle Obama
  1007. You may not be everything you thought you’d be by now, but you can be the one who loves, serves, and gives her all, and waters and nurtures every plant in the garden that God has already given her.
  1008. You must always be prepared to place a bet on yourself, on your future, by heading in a direction that others seem to fear. Robert Greene
  1009. You must know this, there is always something out there that you can keep fighting for. So don’t give up.
  1010. You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward. Roy T. Bennett
  1011. You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone. Roy T. Bennett
  1012. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is only enough. Mae West
  1013. You were wild once. Don’t let them tame you.
  1014. You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life. Benjamin Disraeli
  1015. You will have to make up for the smallness of your size by your courage and selfless devotion to duty, for it is not life that matters, but the courage, fortitude and determination you bring to it. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  1016. You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. Aristotle
  1017. You’ll heal. You’ll be okay. You’ll let go.
  1018. You’re only born with two fears: falling and loud noises. The rest of your fears are learned. Unlearn the ones that don’t serve you. Nick Cownie
  1019. You’ve always had the power my dear, you just had to learn it for yourself. Glinda
  1020. Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfilment. Gerry Adams
  1021. Your fear of looking stupid is holding you back. Justin Perry
  1022. Your Life Is Happening Right Now: Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Be brave and take risks. Your life is happening right now. Roy T. Bennett
  1023. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. Steve Jobs

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