Courage Quotes

“To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage.” – Confucius

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.” – John Wooden

“Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” – Pericles

“A ship is safe in harbour, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William Shedd

“Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you’re scared to death.” – Earl Wilson

“God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.” – Chester Nimitz

“Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.” – Tom Krause

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything ?” – Vincent Van Gogh

“The key to change… is to let go of fear.” – Rosanne Cash

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” – Billy Graham

“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” – Paulo Coelho

“He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill

“Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.” – Clare Boothe Luce

“Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven’t courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.” – Samuel Johnson

“It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more ‘manhood’ to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.” – Alex Karras

“A great leader’s courage to fulfil his vision comes from passion, not position.” – John Maxwell

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” – W. Clement Stone

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

“If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.” – Win Borden

“Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another’s fear.” – Umberto

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

“Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.” – Dean Koontz

“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare” – Mark Twain

“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” – Harper Lee

“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

“Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.” – Peter Ustinov

“Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.” – Dale Carnegie

“We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Courage is not limited to the battlefield. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like enduring pain when the room is empty or standing alone when you’re misunderstood.”  – Charles Swindoll

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