Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 142
Impossible Young

My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Beauty Literature

In the non-Greek stories, Persia, Egypt, even China, Central Asia, in oral traditions and written literature, anyone who fights Amazons admires their courage and beauty, and they want to be allies of the Amazon; they don't wanna kill them.

- Adrienne Mayor

New Embrace

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.

- Alan Cohen

Always Will

Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.

- Albert Camus

Against Dangerous

There are real consequences when women speak out. It's really dangerous, and it takes real courage. We are still speaking out against a white male majority. Forget the glass ceiling. We haven't even broken the glass floor!

- Alexandra Fuller

Life Entered

Life is to be entered upon with courage.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Reason Firm

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Peace Price

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

- Amelia Earhart

Proportion Shrinks

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

- Anais Nin

New Discover

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

- Andre Gide

Test You

You can't test courage cautiously.

- Annie Dillard

Mind Next

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

- Aristotle

Suicide Political

Political courage is not political suicide.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Never Influenced

Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.

- Arthur Koestler

Failure Fool

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.

- Charlie Chaplin

Hope About

What I hope my writing reflects... is a sense of the connections between all human beings... and a different perspective on the true nature of courage. For me, those are things worth exploring and writing about.

- Chris Crutcher

Fearless Think

I tend to think you're fearless when you recognize why you should be scared of things, but do them anyway.

- Christian Bale

Ocean Either

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.

- Christopher Reeve

Other Which

Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.

- Clare Boothe Luce

Think Most

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.

- Coco Chanel

Think Inaction

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

- Dale Carnegie

Going Afraid

Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.

- Dan Rather

Special How

Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.

- David Ben-Gurion

How Feared

Courage is... the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.

- David Ben-Gurion

Guns Fists

Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.

- David Seabury

Get Could

If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.

- David Viscott

Fish Even

The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.

- Jim Hightower

Political Clarity

Political courage requires clarity.

- Joe Klein

Purpose Efforts

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

- John F. Kennedy

Love Lucky

If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.

- John Irving

Death Being Scared

Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.

- John Wayne

Never Success Is

Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.

- John Wooden

Which Rightly

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities - because it is the quality which guarantees all others.

- Joseph Chamberlain

Mountains Hang

Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top.

- Joseph Smith, Jr.

Adversity Need

The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!

- Joyce Meyer

Cowards Always

I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves.

- August Strindberg

Everybody Very

There are a group of people who would like to silence everybody and have everybody go along to get along, but that's not going to be very helpful for us in the long run, in terms of solving our problems. And somebody has to be courageous enough to actually stand up to, you know, the bullies.

- Ben Carson

Fire Smoke

Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.

- Benjamin Disraeli

Own How

How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.

- Benjamin Franklin

Been Larger

We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.

- Haile Selassie

See Through

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

Still Other

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

- Harry S Truman

Head Always

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.

- Helen Keller

Often Contagious

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.

- Billy Graham

Creativity Takes

Creativity takes courage.

- Henri Matisse

Rest Always

People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.

- Hermann Hesse

Strength Part

I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me - I find fault.

- Branch Rickey


One has to have the courage of one's pessimism.

- Ian Mcewan

Two Your

Freedom. And Justice. If you have those two, it covers everything. You must stick to those principles and have the courage of your convictions.

- Ian Smith

Virtues Form

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.

- C. S. Lewis

Deal Enemies

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.

- J. K. Rowling

Places Unlikely

Courage is found in unlikely places.

- J. R. R. Tolkien

Book Thought

When I began work on my first book, 'The River of Doubt,' which tells the story of Theodore Roosevelt's 1914 descent of an unmapped river in the Amazon rainforest, I thought of it as a tale of adventure, exploration and extraordinary courage.

- Candice Millard

World Harmony

The trials on the road to world harmony are no greater than the courage of those who accept the challenge.

- Carl Lewis

Warrior Above

Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.

- Carl von Clausewitz

I Think Put

I think what I would say to my younger self, and probably to younger, just starting-out writers is that a lot of times you're just afraid to put yourself out there, and it's uncomfortable because it's working up the courage to do something, to push yourself to do those things.

- Carol Leifer

Worry Think

I think my mother... made it clear that you have to live life by your own terms and you have to not worry about what other people think and you have to have the courage to do the unexpected.

- Caroline Kennedy

Fearless Fate

Fate loves the fearless.

- James Russell Lowell


Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.

- Don Miguel Ruiz

Courageous Before

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

- Jean Paul

Action Talk

Courage is action, not talk.

- Jeff Rich

Bigger Move

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.

- E. F. Schumacher

Doing Unless

Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.

- Eddie Rickenbacker

Love Have Fun

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.

- Jewel

Next Through

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Realist Lot

I have a lot of courage. I'm a realist.

- Elisabeth Rohm

Woman India

In India, by and large, women are not educated enough to be bread winners and, within the moorings of traditional cultures, do not have the courage and the capacity to leave the matrimonial home. Given the inequality prevalent in family structures, the woman's right to opt out is suicidal.

- Kapil Sibal

Best Woman

The best protection any woman can have... is courage.

- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Death Banner

The courage of the Syrian protesters is remarkable, for they face prison, torture, or death every time they lift a banner.

- Elliott Abrams

Gift Marks

One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.

- Katherine Anne Porter

Everyone Leads

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.

- Erica Jong

Creativity Go

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

- Erich Fromm

Grace Pressure

Courage is grace under pressure.

- Ernest Hemingway

Been Otherwise

You have to really be courageous about your instincts and your ideas. Otherwise you'll just knuckle under, and things that might have been memorable will be lost.

- Francis Ford Coppola

Afraid Only

Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.

- Franklin P. Jones

Strong Always

Always be courageous and strong, and don't fear.

- Gabby Douglas

Limit No Limit

Limit to courage? There is no limit to courage.

- Gabriele D'Annunzio

Imagined Confront

Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.

- Leo Rosten

Desire Your

Have the courage of your desire.

- George Gissing

Holding On Holding

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

- George S. Patton

World Create

To create one's world in any of the arts takes courage.

- Georgia O'Keeffe

Grateful His

I'm grateful to God for His bountiful gifts... He gave me courage and faith in myself.

- Loretta Young

Strength Necessary

It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless.

- Giacomo Casanova

People Unexpected

You have to have the courage to face the unexpected. This is the difference between people who do things and people who don't dare, who don't dare to live.

- Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki

Face Than

I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds.

- Louis Nizer

Insight Based

Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.

- Peter Ustinov

Matters Next

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.

- Mignon McLaughlin

Lose Considering

Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections.

- Saint Francis de Sales

Everything Lies

To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that.

- Saint Teresa of Avila

City Accountable

If the City Council wants to hold the police accountable, it has the subpoena power and oversight responsibility to do so. They don't have the courage to do it.

- Sal Albanese

Joy Ultimate

Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. When you touch nonfear, you are free.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Fear Knowing

Courage is knowing what not to fear.

- Plato

Your Very

It's very difficult to escape your background. You know, I don't think it's necessary to even try to escape it. More and more, I start to think that it's necessary to see exactly what it is that you inherited on both ends of the stick: your timidity, your courage, your self-deceit, and your honesty - and all the rest of it.

- Sam Shepard

Harm Very

Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.

- Pope John Paul II

Fear Audacity

Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.

- Publilius Syrus

Achieve Ahead

Most people talk; we do things. They plan; we achieve. They hesitate; we move ahead. We are living proof that when human beings have the courage and commitment to transform a dream into reality, there is nothing that can stop them.

- Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Rather Than

Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.

- Thomas Szasz

Ridiculous Like

Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.

- Thornton Wilder

Happiness Freedom

The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.

- Thucydides

Let Us Dangers

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.

- Rabindranath Tagore