Quotes of Bravery

“ Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of that day that says, "I will try again tomorrow.". ”

- Mary Anne Radmacher

“ The brave man is not he who feels no fear, For that were stupid and irrational; But he, whose noble soul its fears subdues, And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from. ”

- Joanna Baillie

“ 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

“ 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

“ Courage is being scared to death — and saddling up anyway. ”

- John Wayne

“ Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of the final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards. ”

- Jean Paul Richter

“ Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward, it is not a compliment to say it is brave. ”

- Mark Twain

“ To see what is right and not to do it, is want of courage. - Confucius Analects. ”

- Confucius Analects

“ 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

“ Success is that old ABC — ability, breaks, and courage. ”

- Charles Luckman

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

- Ambrose Redmoon

“ We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. ”

- Will Rogers

“ It takes vision and courage to create — it takes faith and courage to prove. ”

- Owen D. Young

“ 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 have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. ”

- Anais Nin

“ One man with courage makes a majority. ”

- Andrew Jackson

“ If you knew how cowardly your enemy is, you would slap him. Bravery is knowledge of the cowardice in the enemy. ”

- Edgar Watson Howe

“ Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy. ”

- Theodore White

“ The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity. ”

- Richard Thompson

“ Cervantes smiled Spain's chivalry away. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. ”

- Erica Jong

“ 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

“ Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction. - E. F. Schumacher. ”

- E. F. Schumacher

“ But screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we'll not fail. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ For courage mounteth with occasion. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The courage of the poets is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness. ”

- Christopher Morley
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