Quotes of Courageous

“ Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly foe, bold I can meet, perhaps may turn his blow! But of all plagues, good Heavens, thy wrath can send, save, save, oh save me from the candid friend! ”

- George Canning

“ Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ He was a bold man that first ate an oyster. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall. ”

- John Dickinson

“ Cowards are cruel, but the brave Love mercy, and delight to save. ”

- John Gay

“ Yet each man kills the thing he loves. From all let this be heard: some do it with a bitter look, some with a flattering word. The coward does it with a kiss. the brave man with the sword. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Some village Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ Ring in the valiant man and free, The larger heart, the kindlier hand; Ring out the darkness of the land; Ring in the Christ that is to be. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ 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

“ All good fortune is a gift of the gods, and you don't win the favor of the ancient gods by being good, but by being bold. ”

- Anita Brookner

“ Then join in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall. ”

- John Dickinson

“ The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays And confident tomorrows. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ To show the world what long experience gains, Requires not courage, though it calls for pains; But at life's outset to inform mankind Is a bold effort of a valiant mind. ”

- George Crabbe

“ Old soldiers never die; they just fade away. ”

- Dorothee Soelle

“ Better to be despised for too anxious apprehensions than ruined by too confident a security. ”

- John Bunyan

“ Will without power is like children playing at soldiers. - quoted by Thomas Babington Macaulay, The Rovers (act IV). ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ To character and success, two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together — humble dependence and manly independence: humble dependence on God, and manly reliance on self. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause. ”

- Homer

“ Faith is not trying to believe something regardless of the evidence. Faith is daring to do something regardless of the consequences. ”

- Sherwood Eddy

“ Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it… You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week. ”

- Will Rogers

“ Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war. ”

- Seneca

“ I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache. ”

- Lewis Carroll

“ 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… ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You cannot get there by bus, only by hard work, risking and by not quite knowing what you are doing… ”

- Alan Alda

“ We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. ”

- Helen Keller

“ Last, but by no means least, courage — moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle — the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your conscience on the other. ”

- Dorothee Soelle

“ Soldiers, forty centuries are looking down upon you from these pyramids. ”

- Napoleon

“ If men knew all that women think, they'd be twenty times more daring. ”

- Fran Lebowitz

“ The courage of the soldier is heightened by the knowledge of his profession. ”

- Flavius Renatus Vegetius
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