405 Quotes About Courage And Bravery

Quotes About Courage

quotes about courage

I wrote this post as a way to remind myself of what courage is. To help myself harness the power of it. And to move forward with my goals and dreams with boldness. And to give myself my own definition of courage. Redefining it along my journey through this thing we call life. To help me act in spite of fear. To move forward boldly into the unknown. And come out triumphant. To walk through the valley of shadows of death. But with courage, be able to see the end of the valley. And because of this fact, I can make it to the end successfully. And better yet, transformed into an entirely new human being.

I hope this article helps you on this journey through life. And it helps you realize that you have courage coursing through your veins. That you can do anything you wan to do in this life. And that some or all of these quotes spark the courage inside you that you need to push on. To accomplish your goals. To win the heart of someone you love. To create a better relationship with your current lover. To pursue the body of your dreams. To manifest riches and wealth. And to leave a legacy that stems back from you choosign to act courageously in your life.

Enjoy my friends.

Share with me your favorites at the end in the comment section below.

Quotes About Being Courageous

  1. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

  2. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

  3. “You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.” – Gabby Douglas

  4. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

  5. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become.” – Steve Jobs

  6. “Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.” – General Georgie S. Patton

  7. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings

  8. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

  9. “A man with outward courage dares to die, a man with inner courage dares to live.” – Lao Tzu

  10. “You can’t test courage cautiously.” – Annie Dillard

  11. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin

  12. “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

  13. “Courage is always the surest wisdom.” – Wilfred Grenfell

  14. “Courage is grace under pressure.” – Ernest Hemingway

  15. “Courage is being scared to death, and saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

  16. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus

  17. “All you need is the plan, the road map and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale

  18. “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” – Marcus Garvey

  19. “Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.” – Nelson Mandela

  20. “Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.” – E.M. Forster

  21. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle

  22. “The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine

  23. “Courage is know what not to fear.” – Plato

  24. “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9

  25. “I’ve found that the changes I feared would ruin me have always become doorways, and on the other side I have found a more courageous and graceful self.” – Elizabeth H. Lesser

  26. “Valor grows behind daring, fear by holding back.” – Publilius Syrus

  27. “Fortune favors the bold.” – Virgil

  28. “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

  29. “It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.” – Abraham Lincoln

  30. “Real courage requires wisdom.” – Carey Kingsolving

  31. “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” – John F. Kennedy

  32. “Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear it’s safeguard.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

  33. “Courage is what it take to stand up and speak, courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill

  34. “Courage is not obtained from a single action but nurtured though a habit of courageous decisions over a lifetime.” – M. McCall

  35. “Courage starts with showing and and letting ourselves be seen.” – Brene Brown

  36. “An act of courage is always an act of love.” – Paulo Coelho

  37. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” – Maya Angelou

  38. “Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others.”

  39. “Fear is a reaction, courage is a decision.” – Winston Churchill

  40. “If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” – David Viscott

  41. “We become brave by doing brave acts.” – Aristotle

  42. “The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.” – Jim Hightower

  43. “How few there are who have courage enough to won their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.” – Benjamin Franklin

  44. “Courage is a learned quality, an acquired set of skills, a practiced competence.” – Gus Lee

  45. “There’s only one requirement of any of us, ant that is to be courageous. Because courage, as you might know, defines all other human behavior.” – David LEtterman

  46. “Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into a reality.” – Jonas Salk

  47. “One man’s courage is a majority.” – Thomas Jefferson

  48. “Courage conquers all things, it even gives strength to the body.” – Ovid

  49. “Without enough courage, you can do without a reputation.” – Margaret Mitchell

  50. “Courage is not the absence of fear, it is acting on the premise that there is something more important than fear.” – David Prince

  51. “Courage doesn’t ways roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering ‘I will try again tomorrow’.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

  52. “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.” – Mark Twain

  53. “Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.” – Dale Carnegie

  54. “He who has the courage and faith will never perish in misery.” – Anne Frank

  55. “Being courageous doesn’t mean that you aren’t afraid. Being courageous means that you have the inner strength to embrace being afraid and still move forward.”

  56. “Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.”

  57. “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” – Seneca

  58. “Courage isn’t have the strength to go on, it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

  59. “The phrase ‘do not be afraid’ is written in the bible 365 times. That’s a daily reminder from God to live every day being fearless.”

  60. “One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cant change.”

  61. “Have the courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” – Maya Angelou

  62. “Cowards die many deaths before their death, the valiant never taste of death but once.” – William Shakespeare

  63. “The brave may not live forever, but the cautious don’t live at all.” – Ashley L.

  64. “Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life.” – Zig Ziglar

  65. “One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach unreachable stars, and the world was better for this.” – Don Quixote

  66. “Genius is talent set on fire by courage.” – Henry Van Dyke

  67. “One moment of courage can change your day. One day you can change your life. And one life can change the world.” – Mel Robbins

  68. “It takes courage to take action to achieve your goals especially when others doubt.” – Catherine Pulsifier

  69. “Courage – a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.” – William T. Sherman

  70. “Warriors are not born and they are not made. Warriors create themselves through trial and error, pain and suffering and their ability to conquer their own faults.”

  71. “Patience is a great strength if it is not due to absence of courage.” – Thomas Hameed

  72. “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

  73. “Courage is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” – Pericles

  74. “The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

  75. “Be courageous and strong for Jehovah your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9

  76. “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” – Veronica Roth

  77. “Courage is the standing army of the soul, which keeps it from conquest, pillage, and slavery.” – Henry Van Dyke

  78. “We must build kikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

  79. “Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.” – Roy T. Bennett

  80. “Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.” – Seneca

  81. “Stand up for what is right even if that means standing alone.”

  82. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

  83. “You are strong enough to face it all, even if it doesn’t feel like it right now.”

  84. “Whether you think you can or you can’t your right.” – Henry Ford

  85. “It is courage, courage, courage that raises the blood of to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present and brave front to adversity.” – Horace

  86. “The first step to getting what you want is having the courage to get rid of what you don’t.”

  87. “From caring comes courage.” – Lao Tzu

  88. “Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it.” – Timothy Dalton

  89. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

  90. “Failure is unimportant. IT takes courage to make a fool of yourself.” – Charlie Chaplin

  91. “Only when we are no longer afraid d owe begin to live.” – Dorothy Thompson

  92. “Courage above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.” – Carl Von Clausewitz

  93. “Have enough courage to start and enough heart to finish.” – Jessica N.S. Yourko

  94. “Courage is not just walking into the lions den, but also locking the gate behind you.” – Michael Sage

  95. “As you begin to embrace courage, you will be able to point your life in the direction YOU want it to go as opposed to being directed by others or by your fears.” – S. Fullwood

  96. “The gaining of self confidence and courage and the ability to think calmly and clearly while talking to a group is not one-tenth as difficult as most men imagine.” – Dale Carnegie

  97. “There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.” – Seneca

  98. “Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.” – Michel De Montaigne

  99. “See yourself as being successful with every interaction that you will participate in, as it will give you the courage to push through with it. Never visualize failure.” – Mia Conrad

  100. “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

  101. “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” – John Quincy Adams

  102. “Everything you ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair

  103. “Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life, tip toe if you must, but take the step.”

  104. “Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating, courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, no matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough.” – Brene Brown

  105. “The devil whispered “You can’t withstand the storm.” The warrior whispered, “I am the storm.” – Unknown

  106. “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

  107. “There are a few secrets to success: courage, goal setting and focus.”- Dr. Rob Bell

  108. “Be brave, take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” – Paulo Coelho

  109. “Courage is being yourself everyday in a world that tells you to be someone else.”

  110. “Sometimes it’s better to find the courage to fight than the strength to run.”

  111. “Fight while you can fight.” – Eminem

  112. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself aloud.” – Coco Chanel

  113. “The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom is courage.” – Thucydides

  114. “It’s only though labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.” – Theodore Roosevelt

  115. “Have the courage to act instead of react.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

  116. “Freedom is a system based on courage.” – Charles Peguy

  117. “Think of each failure, each heartache, and each lost in your life as a lesson of courage and resilience.” – Kate Anderson

  118. “Courage is action, not talk.” – Jeff Rich

  119. “Courage is a special kind of knowledge, the knowledge of how to fear what out to be feared and how not to fear what out not to be feared.” – David Ben-Gurion

  120. “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 this place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt

  121. “A ship is always safe at shore, but that is not what’s it’s built for.” – Albert Einstein

  122. “Wisdom is learning to let go when you want to hang on. Courage is learning to hang on when you want to let go.”

  123. “Don’t dig up in doubt what you planted in faith.” – Elisabeth Elliot

  124. “Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it. “

  125. “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett Henry

  126. “It takes a great deal of courage to see the world in all it’s tainted glory, and still to love it.” – Oscar Wilde

  127. “If you are not going all the way, why go at all.” – Joe Namath

  128. “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. ” – Bruce Lee

  129. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” – Goethe

  130. “It takes strength and courage and admit the truth.” – Rick Riordan

  131. “Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

  132. “Before I knew you, I thought brave was not being afraid. You’ve taught me that bravery is being terrified and doing anyway.” – Laurell K. Hamilton

  133. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” – C.S. Lewis

  134. “When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.” – Estee Lauder

  135. “Courage is not the absence of fear. It is the ability to face it, overcome it and finish your job.” – Billy Cox

  136. “Courage is contagious, when a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” – Billy Graham

  137. “Inhale courage, exhale fear.”

  138. “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” – Amelia Earhart

  139. “Courage dear heart.” – C.S. Lewis

  140. “The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace. Making the best of circumstances.” – Aristotle

  141. “The kind of beauty I want most is the hard to get kind, that comes from within. Strength, courage, dignity.” – Ruby Dee

  142. “I beg you, take courage the brave soul can mend even disaster.” – Catherine the Great

  143. “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

  144. “The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” – Aristotle

  145. “Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.” – Baltasar Gracian

  146. “Don’t be so hard on yourself. Dealing with life,everyday stuff. Emotions can be tough. You’re a brave soul on a mission. You got this!”

  147. “Kind heart, fierce mind, brave spirit.”

  148. “There will always be fear. Do it anyway. Let your courage inspire the world around you.” – Steve Maraboli

  149. “Anything is possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” – J.K. Rowling

  150. “More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.”

  151. “Real courage is being afraid but doing it anyway.” – Oprah Winfrey

  152. “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.

  153. “Live your life with love and bravery and you shall lead a life uncommon.” – Jewel

  154. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  155. “I will walk by faith even when I can not see.” – 2 Corinthians 5:7

  156. “Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success. ” – Johann Wolfgang von Goeth

  157. “You’ve always had the power my dear, you just had to learn it for yourself.” – The Wizard of Oz

  158. “It takes bravery to live your dreams.” – ATGW

  159. “Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.” – Omar. N Bradley

  160. “Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

  161. “To be a leader, you need to have courage. Courage to try new things even with the possibility of failing. Courage to stand up for what is right even if you stand alone as Bethany Hamilton says ‘courage doesn’t means you don’t get afraid, courage means you don’t let your fear stop you.’ For there to be an act of courage, there has to be at least a little bit of fear.”

  162. “Few persons have courage enough to appear as good as they really are.” – A.W. Hare

  163. “It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.” – Pablo Casals

  164. “It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self confidence is useless.” – Giacomo Casanova

  165. “Courageous people will often admit blame and account for, while going over his or her actions and then by using what they have learned from it.” – G. Wadel

  166. “Face with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.” – Confucius

  167. “Without fear, there cannot be courage.” – Christopher Paolini

  168. “If you want something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.”

  169. “The paradox of courage is the a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

  170. “You cannot build character and courage my taking away men’s initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.” – William Boetcker

  171. “The only thing is, people have to develop courage.” – Maya Angelou

  172. “Only fate lives within us, you only have to be brave enough to see it.” – Merida from Brave

  173. “It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” – Elizabeth Kenny

  174. “Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.” – Bethany Hamilton

  175. “The courage of life is often 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

  176. “We are taught to understand, correctly, that courage is not the absence of fear, but the capacity for actions despite our fears.” – John McCain

  177. “What you get in life is what you have the courage to ask for.” – Oprah Winfrey

  178. “When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.” – Joe Namath

  179. “Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse

  180. “Self confidence is a super power. Once you start believing in yourself, magic starts happening.”

  181. “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

  182. “I hope you live a life you’re proud of. IF you find that you’re not, I hope you hav the courage to start all over again.” – Eric Roth

  183. “Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.” – Arthur Koestler

  184. “Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” – Erica Jong

  185. “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” – Raymond Lindquist

  186. “Having courage and showing courage means we face our fears.” – Maya Angelou

  187. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd, it takes courage to stand alone.”

  188. “Be on guard. Be courageous. Be strong. And everything you do must be done with love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:13-14

  189. “Scared is what your feeling, brave is what you’re doing.” – Emma Donoghue

  190. “To be successful we must do things that unsuccessful people do not want to do. Those things require levels of courage.” – R. Harpe

  191. “Patience is the real badge or courage, it is equally the mark of love.” – Eknath Easwaran

  192. “People don’t follow titles, they follow courage.” – William Wells Brown

  193. “You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both.”

  194. “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

  195. “Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” – Fredrick Buechner

  196. “A brave man is clear in discourse, and keeps close to the truth.” – Aristotle

  197. “There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow.” – Alfred Adler

  198. “Courage is to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart. ” – Brene Brown

  199. “Success is that old ABC. Ability, breaks and courage.” – Charles Luckman

  200. “Courage is the love affair with the unknown.” – Osho

  201. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.” – Harry Potter

  202. “Courage is like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.”

  203. “Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.” – Marilyn MOnroe

  204. “Taking the first step to love someone requires courage. The feeling that you are loved by someone gives you confidence and strength.” – Mark Amend

  205. “She who is brave is free.”

  206. “Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect.” – Brene Brown

  207. “The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” – Paulo Coelho

  208. “No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are not until something real happens.” – Veronica Roth

  209. “There are two mistakes one can make along the way to truth. Not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

  210. “On the battlefield of love, you are to me what courage is to the cowardly dog.” – Vinayak

  211. “Dare to die with memories not with dreams.” – Mohd Faizaan Iyaazuddin

  212. “Live life in a bold way. No apologies. No regrets.”

  213. “Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.” – William Slim

  214. “It’s OK if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire.”

  215. “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything.” – Vincent Van Gogh

  216. “To look at something as though we had never seen it before requires great courage.” – Henri Matisse

  217. “Courage is found in the most unlikely places.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

  218. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish little in life.” – Muhammad Ali

  219. “Courage consists not in hazarding without fear, but being resolutely minded in a just cause.” – Plutarch

  220. “People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.” – Hermann Hesse

  221. “Be fearless in the pursuit to set your soul on fire.”

  222. “In any given moment, we have two options, to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

  223. “The test of courage comes when we are in the minority, the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.” – Ralph W. Sockman

  224. “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

  225. “Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.”_  R.J. Palacio

  226. “True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.” – Wizard of Oz

  227. “Courage in danger is half the battle.” – Plautus

  228. “Give me the wisdom to know what must be done and the courage to do it.”

  229. “Be brave, be fearless to know that even if you do make a wrong decision, you’re making it for a good reason.” – Adele

  230. “Courage is confidence, and confidence separates individuals who are successful from those people who settled for less in life.” – T. Morgan

  231. “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

  232. “It takes courage to deal with failures. It takes courage to admit when you are wrong.” – R. Dooley

  233. “True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.” – Alred North Whitehead

  234. “Courage is the magic that turns dreams into reality.” – Aster & Richer Abend

  235. “If you have the courage and determination to pursue your dreams in the face of adversity, you’re already a champion.”

  236. “Courage is not just walking into the lions den, but also locking the gate behind you.” – Michael Sage

  237. “In all realms of life, it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential.” – Suze Orman

  238. “It takes courage to step out of one’s comfort zone, because it is a challenge to do so.”-  D.M. Neddermery

  239. “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 not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  240. “Life is mostly forth and bubble, two things stand like stone. Kindness is another’s troubles. Courage in your own.” – Adam Lindsay

  241. “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.

  242. “Bravery is the audacity to be unhindered by failures, and to walk with freedom, strength, and hope in the face of things unknown.” – Morgan Harper

  243. “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 arise that tempt you to believe your critics are right.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  244. “Hate is easy, love takes courage.”

  245. “There are some situations where all you can do is simply let go and move one, gather your courage and choose a direction that carries you toward a new dawn.” – Unknown

  246. “Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery.” – Morihei Ueshiba

  247. “Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

  248. “There are two mistakes one can make along the way to truth, not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

  249. “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

  250. “The highest courage is to dare to be yourself in the face of adversity. Choose right over wrong, ethics over convenience, and truth over popularity. These are the choices that measure your life. Travel the path of integrity without looking back, for there will never be a wrong time to do the right thing.”

  251. “She was never quite ready. But she was brave and the universe listens to brave.” – Rebecca Ray

  252. “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less important whether I am afraid.” – Audrey Lorde

  253. “If 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

  254. “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

  255. “The greatest test of courage on this earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” – R.G. Ingersoll

  256. “Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.” – Clare Booth Luce

  257. “The only tyrant I accept in the 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

  258. “Audacity, augments courage, hesitation, fear.” – Publilius Syrus

  259. “I want to be as brave as the rain, never afraid to fall.” – M. Ivy

  260. “Confront the dark part 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

  261. “Sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage, and I promise you something great will come of it.” – We Bought A Zoo

  262. “Courage is universal. It is needed by each of us in every conceivable circumstances.” – Gus Lee

  263. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

  264. “Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.” – Maggie Kuhn

  265. “Courage is not a man with a gun in his hand. It’s knowing you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.” – To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)

  266. “Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.” – Dan

  267. “It’s OK to be scared. being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.”

  268. “The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them.” – Thomas Aquinas

  269. “The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.” – Tacitus

  270. “Sometimes the greatest rewards in life come from doing the things that scare you most.”

  271. “What you are afraid to do is a clear indication of the next thing you need to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  272. “The only way to increase your confidence is to practice certain skills and do whatever it takes to achieve the level of trust and intimacy you want. We all need courage to trust.” – Cynthia Lynn Wall

  273. ‘It takes courage to be your whole self so you can do your best work so you can be the change you want to see you can do what your worth cause most needs you do to.” – Shelly Francis

  274. “All happiness depends on courage and work.” – Honore de Balzac

  275. “Conscience is the root of all true courage, if a man would be brave let hi obey his conscience.” – James Freeman Clarke

  276. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.” – James Neil Hollingworth

  277. “The thing about being brave is it doesn’t come with the absence of fear and hurt. Bravery is the ability to look fear and hurt in the ace and say move aside, you are in the way.” – Melissa Tumine

  278. “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

  279. “Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.” – Benjamin Disraeli

  280. “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.” – Victor Hugo

  281. “I have accepted fear as part of life, specially the fear of change. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says, turn back.” – Erica Jong

  282. “The encouraging things 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.”

  283. “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

  284. “Courage is not the absence of fear, it’s when you’re scared but you jump anyway.”

  285. “Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.” – Eddie Rickenbacker

  286. “Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.” – Karl Von Clausewitz

  287. “Live dangerously and you live right.” – Goethe

  288. “It takes self confidence to gain the courage to move on after you learn from your mistakes.” – David A. Hunter

  289. “If you lack patience, even when you face some small obstacle, you lose courage.” – Dalai Lama

  290. “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, more violent. It takes a touch of genius, a lot of courage, to move in the opposite direction.” – Albert Einstein

  291. “A soldiers most powerful weapon is courage.” – Star Wars

  292. “God gives miracles to those who believe, courage to those with faith, hope to those who dream and love to those who accept.”

  293. “Life is being on the wire, everything else is just waiting.” – Karl Wallenda

  294. “Being a Christian does not guarantee us that we are going to have a trouble free life, but we know that whatever happens to us, that God will give us the strength and courage to see it through.” – Ruth Adkins

  295. “Sometimes God will put a Goliath in your life, for you to find the David within you.”

  296. “God Grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think is hopeless.” – Chester W. Nimitz

  297. “We must have the courage to let go of the past if we are going to grasp the future.? – David DeNotaris

  298. “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” – Donald Trump

  299. “Go as long as you can, then take another step.”

  300. “Leap and the net will appear.” – John Burroughs

  301. “Courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of it’s own.” – Michelle Obama

  302. “You were born of the stars, dear girl. Stop settling for the dust they leave behind.” – Daniel Walsh

  303. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

  304. “If you’re always trying to please everybody around you, all you end up being is a pretzel, twisted into the shape of a pretzel. IF you do that enough, you’ll end up not even knowing who you really are. So have the courage to be who you really are, no matter where you are.” – Jody Williams

  305. “Self love and believing in yourself gives you the power and courage to change your life.” – Amanda Ray

  306. “No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, show up and never give up.”

  307. “Believe you can and your half way there.”

  308. “She was powerful, not because she wasn’t scared, but because she went on so strongly depsite the fear.”

  309. “It takes courage to show your dreams to someone else.” – Erma Bombeck

  310. “It takes a lot more courage to let something go than it does to hang onto it trying to make it better. Letting go doesn’t mean ignoring a situation. Letting go means accepting what is, exactly as it is, without fear, resistance, or a struggle for control.”

  311. “Too many of us are not livings our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown

  312. “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” – Gilbert K. Chesterson

  313. “It takes a lot of courage to do those things. Any fool can fight back. Anyone can fight back. Anyone can retaliate. Anyone can respond with something mean. God wants you to love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, prayer for those who hurt you, and turn the other cheek.” – Rick Warren

  314. “Some people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others.”

  315. “In the beginning there is no big difference between the coward and the courageous person. Both have fear. The difference is the coward listens to his fears and follows them. The courageous person puts them aside and goes ahead. The fears are there, he knows them, but the courageous person goes into the unknown in spite of all the fears. Courage does not means fearlessness, but going into the unknown in spite of all the fears.” – Osho

  316. “Political courage is not political suicide.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  317. “Admitting your weaknesses does not diminish your strengths. It shows your courage.” – Erin Andrews

  318. “The strongest people find the courage and caring to help others, even if they are going through their own storm.” – Roy T. Bennett

  319. “Stay positive, stay fighting, stay brave, stay ambitious, stay focused, stay strong. Mentality is everything.”

  320. “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

  321. “Courage is the discovery that you may not win and trying when you know you can lose.” – Thomas Krause

  322. “The best way out is through.” – Robert Frost

  323. “Being brave doesn’t mean we have no fear, it means we refuse to be overcome by it.” – Steven Furtick

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

  325. “Never bend your heard. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

  326. Messenger Boy: “The Thessalonian your fighting, he’s the biggest man I’ve ever seen. I wouldn’t want to fight him.” Achilles: That is why no one will remember your name.” – TROY

  327. “Sometimes the biggest act of courage is a small one.” – Lauren Raffo

  328. “The call for courage comes constantly to each of us, every day of our lives. Courage is needed, nut just for the momentous events, but we more often need it as we make decisions or respond to circumstances around us.” – Thomas S. Monson

  329. “Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you’re scared to death.” – Earl Wilson

  330. “Be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord.” – Psalms 31:24

  331. “To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.” – St. Catherine of Siena

  332. “The only courage you ever need is the courage to fulfill the dreams of your own life.” – Oprah

  333. “There are so many ways to be brave in this world. Sometimes bravery means laying down your life for something bigger than yourself, or for someone else. Sometimes it involves giving up everything you have every known, or everyone you have ever loved for the sake of something greater. But sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes it is nothing more than gritting your teeth through pain, and the work of every day, the slow walk toward a better life. That is the sort of bravery I must have now.” – Veronica Roth

  334. “To build your confidence and courage, take small risks where you have a good chance of succeeding.” – Irene Roth

  335. “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

  336. “Courage loves the idea of consistency.”

  337. “Have the courage of your desire.” – George Gissing

  338. “The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.”  – Mohadesa Najumi

  339. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

  340. “Always remember you are braver than you think. Stronger than you seem adn loved more than you know.”

  341. “Citizenship means standing up for the lives that gun violence steals from us each day. I have seen the courage of parents, students, pastors, and police officers all over this country who say ‘we are not afraid’, and I intend to keep trying, with or without Congress, to help stop more tragedies from visiting innocent Americans in our movie theaters, shopping malls, or schools like Sandy Hook.” – Barack Obama

  342. “Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity.”

  343. “When you face difficult times, know what challenges are not sent to destroy you. They’re sent to promote, increase and strengthen you.”

  344. “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

  345. “Courage can not erase our fear, courage is when we face our fear. “

  346. “Courage is fear that has said it’s prayers.” – Maya Angelou

  347. “Bravery is a complicated things to describe. You can’t say it’s three feet long and two feet wide and that it weights 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

  348. “The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike and not withstanding go out to meet it.” – Thucydides

  349. “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

  350. “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

  351. “Never let the fear of striking our get in your way.” – Babe Ruth

  352. “We need a backbone, not a wishbone.” – Joyce Meyer

  353. “Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.” – Madeleine L’Engle

  354. “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” – William Faulkner

  355. “To me, courage is not a specific set of skills that can be taught. Courage instead is the combined elements of the human condition. These combined elements are composed of caring, compassion, service, kindness and love.” – Byron Pulsifer

  356. “The courage it took to get out of bed each morning to face the sames things over and over were enormous.” – Charles Bukowski

  357. “Through untold courage and sacrifice, America’s veterans have secured the liberty which the founding fathers sought to establish here in the new world.” – Gen. Colin L. Powell

  358. “Trust in ourselves and others gives us the courage and capability to create meaningful and lasting relationships.” – Sue Patton Thoele

  359. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to carry on with dignity inspite of it.” – Scott Turow

  360. “Nobody in the world has the authority to violate you and your boundaries in a way and you have to muster up the courage to raise an objection.” – Jeffrey Dawson

  361. “Courage means standing up for what is right, even when what is right is not popular, and you have to stand alone.” – K. Burcham

  362. “Mountains piled on me, I would hang, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top.” – Joseph Smith Jr.

  363. “One morning you will wake up to find that you are the person you dreamed of doing what you want to do simply because you had the courage to believe in your potential and to hold onto your dream.” – Donna Levine

  364. “So take courage! For I believe God. It will be just as he said.” – Acts 27:25

  365. “I have come to see that there’s a common denominator among organizations that manage to outcomes successfully. They all have courageous leaders who foster a performance culture.” – Mario Morino

  366. “I shake off everything I write, my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” – Anne Frank

  367. “Patience is the real badge of courage, it is equally the mark of love.” – Eknath Easwaran

  368. “There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself in acts of bravery and heroism.” – Alexander Hamilton

  369. “Some say fate is beyond our command, but I know better. Our destiny is within us. You just have to be brave enough to see it.”

  370. “If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coehlo

  371. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love, it is the prerogative of the brave.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  372. “My courage and my bravery at a young age was the thing I bullied for, a kind of ‘Who do you think you are.” – Lady Gaga

  373. “Fate loves the fearless.” – James Russell Lowell

  374. “The brave man lives until the coward wants.” – Mexican Proverb

  375. “I have a lot to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.” – Oprah Winfrey

  376. “Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams. Be brave enough to live the life your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.” – Roy T. Bennett

  377. “Trust is the still, small voice that says, ‘this might work and I’ll try it’.” – Diane Mariechild

  378. “In bravery and strength, there is a kind of beauty.” – Matthew J. Kirby

  379. “Do not be afraid I am with out.” -Isaiah 43:5

  380. “Great people do things before they’re ready. They do things before they know they can do it.” – Amy Poehler

  381. “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflections.” – Thomas Paine

  382. “Fight hard when you’re down, die hard, determine at least to do, and you won’t die at all.” – James H. West

  383. “Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying ‘Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.” – Unkown

  384. “Even if you go for it and it doesn’t work out, you still win. You still had the guts enough to head straight into something that frightened you. That type of bravery will take you places.” – The Better Man Project

  385. “Hire sales people who are really smart problem solves, but lack courage hunger and competitiveness and your company will go out of business.”

  386. “Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.”- Dean Koontz

  387. “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” – Erich Fromm

  388. “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.

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

  390. “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

  391. “Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it.” – Timothy Dalton

  392. “Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another’s fear.” – Umberto Eco

  393. “Promise me you’ll always remember that you’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin

  394. “When you’re brave, you empower others around you to be brave too.” – Anonymous

  395. “Lead your voices to sound of freedom, no longer lend your strength to that which you wish to be free from. Fill your life with love and bravery and you shall live a life uncommon.” – Jewel

  396. “Be brave. Without bravery, you will never know the world as richly as it longs to be known. Without bravery, your life will remain small, far smaller than you probably wanted your life to be.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

  397. “Bran thought about it. ‘Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?’ ‘That’s the only time a man can be brave.’ his father told him.” – George R.R. Martin

  398. “When we least expect it, life sends us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change, at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happned or in saying that we are not 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

  399. “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

  400. “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

  401. “Be major, Pual. Live like a hero. That’s what the classics teach us. Be a main character. Otherwise what is life for?” – J.M. Coetzee

  402. “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

  403. “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 Chodron

  404. “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

  405. “Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear.” – Roy T. Bennett

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