Courage Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Courage

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One man with courage is a majority.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.
~By Bob Woodward ~


The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.
~By Paul Tillich ~


But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ.
~By Marvin Olasky ~


Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
~By Mark Twain ~


If I am to be known for anything, I would like it to be for encouraging Canadians, for knowing a little bit about their daily, extraordinary courage. And for wanting that courage to be recognized.
~By Romeo LeBlanc ~


Trouble has no necessary connection with discouragement. Discouragement has a germ of its own, as different from trouble as arthritis is different from a stiff joint.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


I would like to thank the people who encouraged me to draw army cartoons at a time when the gag man's conception of the army was one of mean ole sergeants and jeeps which jump over mountains.
~By Bill Mauldin ~


Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
~By John Wayne ~


A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
~By Jean Paul ~


To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it.
~By Mary Astell ~


This source of corruption, alas, is inherent in the democratic system itself, and it can only be controlled, if at all, by finding ways to encourage legislators to subordinate ambition to principle.
~By James L. Buckley ~


Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
~By Mary Tyler Moore ~


When God speaks, oftentimes His voice will call for an act of courage on our part.
~By Charles Stanley ~


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.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


Being gifted needs courage.
~By Georg Brandes ~


We want to encourage those who are able to work, no question.
~By Gerhard Schroder ~


God, my parents, my wife. I don't have a lot of friends, because I'm always moving around. I don't drink, so I don't hang out in bars. But they've been very big in my life. Because they have helped to encourage me.
~By Herschel Walker ~


We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to the community by the institution of premiums, held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


No matter what you think about the Iraq war, there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days - we have to salute the courage and bravery of those who are risking their lives to vote and those brave Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


Let me start with Yahoo. As we meet today, a Chinese citizen who had the courage to speak his mind on the Internet is in prison because Yahoo chose to share his name and address with the Chinese Government.
~By Tom Lantos ~


To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire.
~By Jan Egeland ~


Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


The paradigm of competition is a race: by rewarding the winner, we encourage everyone to run faster. When capitalism really works this way, it does a good job; but its defenders are wrong in assuming it always works this way.
~By Richard Stallman ~


Fashion should not be expected to serve in the stead of courage or character.
~By Loretta Young ~


My parents really encouraged me.
~By Randy Castillo ~


The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
~By Wilbur Wright ~


By overhauling current rules and speeding the entry of competitors in the market, we encourage competition and provide our constituents with new choices and cheaper bills.
~By Melissa Bean ~


Many persons have been confused and discouraged at the very outset of the study by the great variety and the delicate distinctions of the openings: and this has constituted a fault in many otherwise excellent manuals for the learner.
~By Howard Staunton ~


Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.
~By Elizabeth Harrison ~


Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous, there's really nothing to lose. There's no wrong you can't make right again, so be kinder to yourself, you know, have fun, take chances. There's no bounds.
~By Jewel Kilcher ~


Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.
~By George Washington Carver ~


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.
~By Tadao Ando ~


I would say keep supporting space flight, keep telling the public and the politicians why it's important to advance science and explore the galaxy. I encourage the Japanese to keep doing what they're doing.
~By Leroy Chiao ~


Unjust. How many times I've used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don't have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
~By Billy Graham ~


What I've always said is that I'm opposed to institutional racism, and I would've, had I've been alive at the time, I think, had the courage to march with Martin Luther King to overturn institutional racism, and I see no place in our society for institutional racism.
~By Rand Paul ~


Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
~By Herbert Kaufman ~


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.
~By Alan Cohen ~


Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for.
~By Stanislaus I ~


Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.
~By Dean Koontz ~


Having a dad in the service was helpful. I was forever meeting new kids, going to new schools, moving to new neighborhoods. I was encouraged when I attended the American School in Germany.
~By Marcia Gay Harden ~


The best thing to do is stare it in the face and move on. We have to face our fears and plow through. I think taking chances takes a lot more courage than staying stagnant and doing what's safe and comfortable.
~By Terri Clark ~


We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.
~By Charles Lamb ~


Physical courage, which despises all danger, will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage, which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Grave was the man in years, in looks, in word, his locks were grey, yet was his courage green.
~By Torquato Tasso ~


The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
~By Ovid ~


Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


Presently, the Commission for Commemorating 350 Years of American Jewish History has been brought about to encourage and sponsor a variety of historical activities that advance our understanding of the American Jewish experience as it marks this milestone anniversary.
~By Jon Porter ~


Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


Credit card companies pay college students generously to stand outside dining halls, dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow students to apply for credit cards.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


One of the things that made me persist in the Antarctic in the face of sickening discouragements was my determination to name a portion of the earth's surface after my father.
~By Lincoln Ellsworth ~


I know that a good many champions have entertained the thought that the more they discourage youngsters, the longer they would reign. However, this theory never impressed me, and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit of my experience in bicycle racing.
~By Major Taylor ~


NBC was trying to convert all of their local programming to color right away to encourage the sale of the sets, so I barely remember working in black and white, although I do know that I did do it, but there was not a major difference, though.
~By Jim Henson ~


I was a catastrophe at Science and Games, but the good thing about Quaker schools is that they encourage you in those subjects for which you show an aptitude.
~By Richard Rodney Bennett ~


In any case, Ives encouraged me to go into music even though he himself had such a hard time being a composer.
~By Elliott Carter ~


My father influenced by his very life, his very example and the environment that I was brought up in. But, he did not encourage or discourage any of us. He let us make up our own minds.
~By Juliet Mills ~


I started to send my work to journals when I was 26, which was just a question of when I got the courage up. They were mostly journals I had been reading for the previous six or seven years.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable. It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future, but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses.
~By Maureen Forrester ~


I have written about 10 books, all just practical encouragement for moms.
~By Lisa Whelchel ~


My parents encouraged me in everything I ever wanted to do.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
~By Logan P. Smith ~


Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


It is never too early to encourage long-term savings.
~By Ron Lewis ~


I have all sorts of problems and feel discouraged.
~By Camille Claudel ~


These are all elements, but the main thing we can do in the Middle East is encourage the reformist elements.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on.
~By Louise Erdrich ~


History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
~By Maya Angelou ~


Without strength and courage it's really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you're alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.
~By Thucydides ~


Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.
~By Plutarch ~


I was very lucky to have a mother who encouraged me to become a poet.
~By Philip Levine ~


Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
~By Pablo Casals ~


There's been a lot said about Social Security reform. What has been left out of the debate is the double tax on Social Security benefits. I believe it's time to get rid of a tax that punishes seniors and discourages work and retirement savings.
~By Rob Simmons ~


To him that waits all things reveal themselves, provided that he has the courage not to deny, in the darkness, what he has seen in the light.
~By Coventry Patmore ~


Make sure you are the boss. I don't think I would encourage executives that work for me to blog. There can be only 1 public vision for an organization.
~By Mark Cuban ~


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!
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


The courage of a soldier is heightened by his knowledge of his profession.
~By Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus ~


The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise. Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission, it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts.
~By A. E. van Vogt ~


Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


Women encourage men to be childish, then scold them.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I don't think I would have been able to stick with it and been proud of who I am and be feminine out on the court. I think I would have folded to the peer pressure if I didn't have my mom to encourage me to be me and be proud of how tall I am.
~By Lisa Leslie ~


Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
~By Susan Taylor ~


I favor strategies that encourage industry to include some sort of key recovery capability in their systems which would also address user requirements for access.
~By Dorothy Denning ~


Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution.
~By Mary Daly ~


I also want to encourage anybody who was affected by Hurricane Corina to make sure their children are in school.
~By Laura Bush ~


My older sister encouraged me from early on and bought me one of the first guitars I had. She listened to all of the crappy songs that I wrote when I was 8 years old and encouraged me to keep doing it.
~By Tracy Chapman ~


People don't follow titles, they follow courage.
~By William Wells Brown ~


Our democracy poses problems and these problems must and shall be solved by courageous leadership.
~By Charles Edison ~


A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.
~By John F. Kennedy ~

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