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Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy.
Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no
attention. He simply doesn't understand.
Robert G. Allen

I hear many condemn these men because they were so few. When were the good and the
brave ever in a majority?
Henry David Thoreau

You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage
to commit.
Oscar Wilde

A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
James Garfield

He who sees righteousness and does not do it is not brave.
Japanese proverb

The brave man is not the one who has no fears, he is the one who triumphs over his fears.
Nelson Mandela

I'm not the heroic type. I was beaten up by quakers.
Woody Allen

Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.
Vince Lombardi

I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing
what must be done does away with fear.
Rosa Parks

Work miracles by giving courage. Many ideas have failed to be realized because people lacked
the courage to see them through. Promising careers have been abandoned because people
were afraid. Cheer people on. Instill courage in their hearts.
Wilfred Peterson

Few men are brave by nature, but good discipline and experience make many so.
Niccolo Machiavelli

Coward: someone who in a bad situation thinks with his feet.
George S. Patton

Be bold in what you stand for and careful what you fall for.
Ruth Boorstin

Have the courage of your desire.
George Gissing

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and
danger alike, and yet notwithstanding go out to meet it.
Thucydides

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.
Gene Hackman

Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.
Earl Wilson

You can't test courage cautiously.
Annie Dillard

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

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

Fortune favors the brave.
Terence

Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go.
Bernard Malamud

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of
life than death.
James F. Byrnes

Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Jean Paul

Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure
to stumble over something.
Gertrude Stein

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and
obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams

You learn you can do your best even when it's hard, even when you're tired and maybe
hurting a little bit. It feels good to show some courage.
Joe Namath

The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to
be afraid.
Lady Bird Johnson

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that
opens in the snow.
Alice Mackenzie Swaim

You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Christopher Columbus

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