Courage Quotes

Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.

- Hafez

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We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action.

- Sarojini Naidu

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Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received - only what you have given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage.

- Francis of Assisi

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We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.

- Haile Selassie

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A winner is a dreamer who never gives up

- Nelson Mandela

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Even in a world that's being shipwrecked, remain brave and strong.

- Hildegard of Bingen

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Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.

- Maya Angelou

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None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows.

- Colin Powell

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We have a powerful potential in our 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

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Do the right thing because it is right.

- Immanuel Kant

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Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.

- Che Guevara

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Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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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

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America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.

- Harry S. Truman

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As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men's minds more seriously than what they see.

- Julius Caesar

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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

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Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world.

- Tommy Douglas

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We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.

- John F. Kennedy

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One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.

- Joan of Arc

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We have come into this exquisite world to experience ever and ever more deeply our divine courage, freedom and light!

- Hafez

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How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.

- Benjamin Franklin

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Use your fear... it can take you to the place where you store your courage.

- Amelia Earhart

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Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

- Edmund Burke

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God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.

- Chester W. Nimitz

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The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.

- Ernest Hemingway

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Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.

- Pericles

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Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.

- Omar N. Bradley

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Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't.

- Bill Hybels

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Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.

- Henry David Thoreau

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The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.

- Paul Tillich

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To sit back and do nothing is to cooperate with the oppressor.

- Jane Elliott

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Courage calls to courage everywhere, and its voice cannot be denied.

- Millicent Fawcett

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True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher.

- Jean Antoine Petit-Senn

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Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.

- George S. Patton

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Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

- Paulo Coelho

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Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

- Erich Fromm

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To me art is an adventure into an unknown world, which can be explored only by those willing to take the risk.

- Mark Rothko

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Courage is grace under pressure.

- Ernest Hemingway

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You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right.

- Aung San Suu Kyi

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Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.

- Queen Elizabeth II

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You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.

- Epicurus

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Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less.

- Ken Blanchard

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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

- Coco Chanel

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Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?

- Marie Antoinette

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It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to create.

- J. M. W. Turner

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We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are.

- Madeleine L'Engle

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Live out of your imagination, not your history.

- Stephen Covey

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Never doubt the courage of the French. They were the ones who discovered that snails are edible.

- Doug Larson

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