Courage quotes page 3
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
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
He who sees righteousness and does not do it is not brave.
The brave man is not the one who has no fears, he is the one who triumphs over his fears.
I'm not the heroic type. I was beaten up by quakers.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.
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.
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.
Few men are brave by nature, but good discipline and experience make many so.
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.
Have the courage of your desire.
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.
The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.
Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.
You can't test courage cautiously.
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
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.
Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go.
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.
Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure
to stumble over something.
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.
The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to
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.