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Courage Quotes

There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete. Hellen Keller
The highest courage is to dare to appear to be what one is. John Lancaster Spalding
The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them. D. H. Lawrence
It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends. J. K. Rowling
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority. Ralph W. Sockman
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. Victor Hugo
When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness. Eric Sevareid
All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything Vincent Van Gogh
Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love. Delmore Schwartz
It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It is harder to stay where you are than to get out. Judith Rossner
Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude and to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads. Erica Jong
The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man. Van Wyck Brooks
Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end. Henri de Montherlant
By courage I repel adversity. Anonymous
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong. Abraham Lincoln
Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage -- it can be delightful. George Bernard Shaw
One man with courage makes a majority. Andrew Old Hickory Jackson
We are here to add to the sum of human goodness. To prove the thing exists. And however futile each individual act of courage or generosity, self-sacrifice or grace-it still proves the thing exists. Each act adds to the fund. It needs replenishment. Not only because evil flourishes, and is, most indefensibly, defended. But because goodness is no longer a respectable aim in life. The hound of hell, envy, has driven it from the house. Josephine Hart, "Sin"
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