Quotations on Courage

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Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.
- Edward Albert
(Keywords: Fear, Courage, Understanding)

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
(Keywords: Life, Courage, Earth, Forget, Resignation, Snow, Spring)

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 Allen
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

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
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

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
(Keywords: Leader, Courage, Hope, America, Spirit, World)

At the same time, I would add that the American people have a lot of courage.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Time, People, Courage, American)

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
(Keywords: People, Courage, Want)

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
(Keywords: Love, Work, Courage, Hope)

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
(Keywords: Consistency, Courage, Virtue, Potential, Practice)

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: History, Courage, Pain)

Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Intelligence, Men, God, Courage, Miracles)

Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Death, Courage, Day, Man)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Courage, Law, Safety, Will)

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Mind, Will, World)

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, First)

Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Fear, Courage, Confidence)

Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.
- Alan Autry
(Keywords: Leadership, Courage, Decisions, Will)

To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that.
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Keywords: Life, Courage, Lies)

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
(Keywords: Change, Faith, Courage, Principles)

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
(Keywords: Time, Experience, Courage, Vision, First, Months, Patience)

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
- Hosea Ballou
(Keywords: Truth, Courage, Cowardice, Falsehood)

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
(Keywords: Beauty, Truth, Courage, Decision, Act, Goodness, Sisters, Today, Vengeance, Will)

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
(Keywords: Leader, Courage, Islam, Muslim, Commitment, states, Today, United)

Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.
- Jean Baudrillard
(Keywords: Love, Feelings, Courage, Affectation, Cowardice, Measure, Play)

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
(Keywords: People, Courage, Fool, Thinking, Trying)

War paralyzes your courage and deadens the spirit of true manhood.
- Alexander Berkman
(Keywords: War, Courage, Spirit)

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
(Keywords: Change, Power, Ideas, Courage, May, Old, Potential, Youth)

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Keywords: Beauty, Character, Courage, Discipline, Integrity, Woman, Youth)

Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it.
- William Blackstone
(Keywords: Men, Society, Courage, Living)

Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
- Leon Blum
(Keywords: Morality, Courage, Choice, May)

Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Love, Courage, Hope)

The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Keywords: Life, Courage, Suspense)

Those who won our independence... valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Keywords: Happiness, Courage, End, Independence, Liberty)

The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money.
- Marlon Brando
(Keywords: Money, Courage, Hollywood, Reason)

It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to keep it.
- Willy Brandt
(Keywords: Change, Courage, Opinion)

I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here.
- Paul Bremer
(Keywords: Success, People, Courage, Democracy, Months, Patience)

The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man.
- Van Wyck Brooks
(Keywords: Successful, Courage, Man)

It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
- Les Brown
(Keywords: Dreams, Experience, Courage, Vision, Possibilities)

People don't follow titles, they follow courage.
- William Wells Brown
(Keywords: People, Courage, Titles)

In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience.
- John Burns
(Keywords: Men, Work, Courage, Ability, Opposition)

Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Character, Courage, Commitment, Compassion, Nation, Promise, Today)

I emphasize... that the Harrimans showed great courage and loyalty and confidence in us, because three or four of us were really running the business, the day to day business.
- Prescott Bush
(Keywords: Business, Courage, Confidence, Day, Loyalty, Running)

It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle.
- Prescott Bush
(Keywords: Patriotism, Life, Belief, Courage, American, Battle, Will)

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
- Nicholas M. Butler
(Keywords: Progress, Achievement, Courage, Optimism)

Necessity does the work of courage.
- Nicholas M. Butler
(Keywords: Work, Courage, Necessity)

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.
- James Callaghan
(Keywords: Leader, Courage, Act, Advice)

It is remarkable that this people, though unarmed, dares attack an armed foe; the infantry defy the cavalry, and by their activity and courage generally prove victors.
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Keywords: People, Courage, Remarkable)

Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.
- Julia Cameron
(Keywords: Faith, Trust, Dream, Courage, Will)

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
(Keywords: Art, Courage, Eyes, Film, May, Profession)

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
(Keywords: Home, Fear, Action, Courage, Confidence, Doubt, Inaction, Want)



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