Quotes on Courage

This page is an inspiring collection of Quotes on Courage.

To be courageous there must first be fear. We act with courage as we face our fears and deny them power over our lives. What is courageous to one person can

be just a regular day to someone else. For some people leaving the house and entering the world is an act of courage.

Whatever challenges or fears you are facing, remember it's never as bad as you imagine. Most likely a year from now you won't even remember this. So give youself some perspective and the permission to go for it!

Be not afraid . . . of anyone or of anything when it comes to living your life most fully. Pursue your hopes and your dreams no matter how difficult or "different" they may seem to others. Far too many people don't do what they want or should do because of what they imagine others may think or say.
-James K. Flanagan

Use the following Quotes on Courage to inspire yourself to face the challenges you meet. Take small steps each day towards living the life you desire. One step at a time quickly adds up to the journey that is your life.

History has demonstrated
that the most notable winners
usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles
before they triumphed.
They won because they refused
to become discouraged by their defeats.
-B.C. Forbes

Courage is knowing what not to fear.

The bravest thing you can do
when you are not brave
is to profess courage and act accordingly.
-Corra Harris

The important thing is this:
To be able at any moment to sacrifice
what we are for what we could become.
-Charles DuBois

The only courage that matters
is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
-Mingnon McLaughlin

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
-Edward Vernon Rickenbacker

When we are afraid
we ought not to occupy ourselves
with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger,
but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.
-Mark Rutherford

Courage is tiny pieces of fear all glued together.
-Irisa Hail

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

You gain strength, courage, and confidence
by every experience in which
you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing
which you think you cannot do.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

More Quotes on Courage

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

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

Fear and courage are brothers.

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

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily.
To not dare is to lose oneself.
-Soren Kierkegaard

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

Every man has his own courage,
and is betrayed because he seeks in himself
the courage of other persons.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

A timid person is frightened before a danger,
a coward during the time,
and a courageous person afterward.
-Jean Paul Richter

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

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