Courage Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Courage

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There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up... a lot of people don't have the courage to do it.
~By Helen Hayes ~


My parents found what I was interested in and encouraged me. They didn't put me in front of a television and buy lots of toys, the way some American parents do.
~By Nastassja Kinski ~


We live by encouragement and die without it - slowly, sadly, angrily.
~By Celeste Holm ~


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


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 ~


If there was a way to discourage trash constitutionally, I would sure as heck take a hard look at it. I don't think there is. So I don't think there's a choice here.
~By Ed Rendell ~


Ronald Reagan's well documented final battles with Alzheimer's disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought.
~By William L. Jenkins ~


I've been homeschooling for eight years and have always received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers, rather than a book or lecture.
~By Lisa Whelchel ~


She encouraged any artistic impulse I had, and my father discouraged any artistic impulse I had. They took out their problems with each other on me and my sister.
~By Bill Griffith ~


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


The proposition that we should encourage wickedness and violence by exposing one side of the face to blows because we have been beaten on the other is too great an absurdity.
~By Thomas Mellon ~


An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery.
~By Joseph Pulitzer ~


Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.
~By Chris Cannon ~


Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.
~By Ruth Gordon ~


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


I wish we lived in a society that made it safe and provided the courage for everyone to come out.
~By Judith Light ~


In our racist, sexist society, Christmas is the 8 hours when we stop killing each other and gratutious over eating is encouraged so that the starving and other people in the world can die!
~By Lloyd Kaufman ~


Yeah, that came out of a reading. It was great. It's such a fun crew to be with, and we all went out the night before and that really encouraged us to go out and get drunk.
~By John Leguizamo ~


Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him, requires a lot of courage and know-how.
~By Thomas Merton ~


If every conceivable precaution is taken at first, one is often too discouraged to proceed at all.
~By Archer J. P. Martin ~


These rules may seem simple enough, but it will require great morale and physical courage to adhere to them. But if carried out in the strict sense of the word it will surely lead to a greater success than could otherwise be attained.
~By Major Taylor ~


When we violate the law ourselves, whatever short-term advantage may be gained, we are obviously encouraging others to violate the law; we thus encourage disorder and instability and thereby do incalculable damage to our own long-term interests.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


From the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge, to the mountains of Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq, our soldiers have courageously answered when called, gone where ordered, and defended our nation with honor.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
~By Harper Lee ~


It isn't that I was born thinking I had to be president. I'm getting a lot of encouragement to run from people across the country. I don't believe this is a rash decision.
~By Michele Bachmann ~


Now that I've got some films under my belt, I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


I do know one thing: I wish people were doing more dangerous musicals, more courageous musicals and not just falling into the trap of trying to figure out what the public wants, because you find out that the public very often wants what's good.
~By Hal Price ~


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 ~


Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
~By Thomas Szasz ~


Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


Faith may be encouraged by what has happened in the past, or what is thought to have happened in the past, but the only proof of it is in the future.
~By Sydney Carter ~


He's nice enough not to want to be associated with a nasty remark but not nice enough not to make it. Lacking the courage of one's nastiness does not make one nice.
~By Michael Kinsley ~


There are many drugs that have many serious side effects and that are harmful to people. Marijuana is no different than that. And especially we should try to discourage young people from using marijuana.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


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 ~


Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights, and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable acts of cruelty and violence.
~By Linda Chavez ~


The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man.
~By Van Wyck Brooks ~


Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not; however, the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously.
~By Bashar al-Assad ~


My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That's what an actor wants to do.
~By John Astin ~


Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.
~By Edward Albert ~


There are pretenders to piety as well as to courage.
~By Moliere ~


Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


And here at our Anglican Consultative Council, we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.
~By George Carey ~


A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle.
~By Prescott Bush ~


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.
~By Mary McLeod Bethune ~


My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


We simply do not understand our place in the universe and have not the courage to admit it.
~By Barry Lopez ~


We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
~By Ovid ~


You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because, remember that's where you'll find success - on the far side of failure.
~By Thomas John Watson, Sr. ~


On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut.
~By Marvin Olasky ~


This nation is being divided into black and white, and the present system encourages this.
~By Pauline Hanson ~


Before I begin talking about the threats we face, the vulnerabilities that we have, and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm's way on behalf of a very grateful Nation, let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11.
~By Zach Wamp ~


All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
~By Walt Disney ~


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.
~By George Crabbe ~


In the government schools, which are referred to as public schools, Indian policy has been instituted there, and its a policy where they do not encourage, in fact, discourage, critical thinking and the creation of ideas and public education.
~By Russell Means ~


This is for all of you out there tonight, reaching for a dream - don't ever give up! Never ever listen to anyone, when they try to discourage you, because they do that, believe me!
~By Mariah Carey ~


The President regards the Japanese as a brave people; but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts; hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed.
~By Townsend Harris ~


The rule of law should be upheld by all political parties. They should neither advise others to break the law, nor encourage others to do so even when they strongly disagree with the legislation put forward by the government of the day.
~By James Callaghan ~


I thought that the chief thing to be done in order to equal boys was to be learned and courageous. So I decided to study Greek and learn to manage a horse.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


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


Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.
~By Robert Crumb ~


I had an art teacher who's the reason I got there in high school who encouraged me to go to Alabama. That's where she had gone and kept raving over their art department.
~By Sela Ward ~


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


Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
~By Paul Tillich ~


Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.
~By Horace Smith ~


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 ~


There are times when it is more courageous to be cowardly.
~By Norman Reilly Raine ~


With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world.
~By Jerry Costello ~


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


In Scouting, a boy is encouraged to educate himself instead of being instructed.
~By Robert Powell ~


As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame, they kill; or at least they encourage killers with approving smiles.
~By Simone Weil ~


Hale had answered when the President of the United States can't go to a city of the United States and be protected, we've come to a very difficult time in our nation's history, and encouraged him to come.
~By Lindy Boggs ~


You should not do this, Comrade. We are only in the introductory stage yet, here in Western Europe. And in that stage it is better to encourage the fighters than the rulers.
~By Herman Gorter ~


Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise.
~By Robert Martin ~


Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


I'm not in front of the camera, they are. I encourage them; I build up as much of their confidence and ego as possible. They've got to take control; I can't act it out.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


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


All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


I want our government to encourage and protect freedom as well as our traditions of faith and family.
~By Jesse Helms ~


They put me in a harness, like a horse, to learn the back somersault. It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time. The courage came with practice.
~By Donald O'Connor ~


Necessity does the work of courage.
~By Nicholas M. Butler ~


We must strive to encourage East and West not only to move towards each other but also to encourage them to find a new philosophy, a philosophy which will serve as a tool determining the future of Planet Earth - our common and only shelter.
~By Nursultan Nazarbayev ~


Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


There is no such whetstone, to sharpen a good wit and encourage a will to learning, as is praise.
~By Roger Ascham ~


The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
~By Nicholas M. Butler ~


Then there is a still higher type of courage - the courage to brave pain, to live with it, to never let others know of it and to still find joy in life; to wake up in the morning with an enthusiasm for the day ahead.
~By Howard Cosell ~


The public made me and then encouraged me for many years, and my future even now depends upon it.
~By Placido Domingo ~


Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.
~By Denis Waitley ~


My parents encouraged thought. You'll get through life better if you learn how to think.
~By Holly Near ~


Paul persuaded me to join the band. I would never have had the courage otherwise. It was fun at the beginning. We were playing just for fun, with Paul's group.
~By Linda McCartney ~


A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.
~By Mickey Mantle ~


Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
~By William Shakespeare ~


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 ~


You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


I remember once, we got an interview, and he said, 'Dad, these people are writing about me like I'm an adult. Don't they know I'm a kid?' I have never tried to encourage him to get a music image like other musicians have.
~By Ornette Coleman ~


I don't think poetry is something that can be taught. We can encourage young writers, but what you can't teach them is the very essence of poetry.
~By Robert Morgan ~


Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented.
~By Lech Walesa ~

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February 4 ,2023
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