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Courage Quotes

Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion. Ovid
Life without the courage for death is slavery. Seneca
Should we feel at times disheartened and discouraged, a confiding thought, a simple movement of heart towards God will renew our powers. Whatever He may demand of us, He will give us at the moment the strength and the courage that we need. Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon
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
This is the art of courage to see things as they are and still believe that the victory lies not with those who avoid the bad, but those who taste, in living awareness, every drop of the good. Victoria Lincoln
Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change. Robert F. Kennedy, 1966 speech
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. Sydney Smith
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
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others. Ren G. Torres
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it. Jewish Proverb
One of the many ways of managing peers is to knock them down so heavily, whenever we find them on their wrong foot, that they loose the courage of raising their voice when we are wrong. B. J. Gupta
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason. Whitheead
To him that waits all things reveal themselves, provided that he has the courage not to deny, in the darkness, what he has seen in the light. Coventry Patmore
Success is not final, failure is not fatal it is the courage to continue that counts. Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
One man with courage makes a majority. Andrew Old Hickory Jackson
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
I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias. Albert Einstein
Courage changes things for the better...With courage you can stay with something long enough to succeed at it, realizing that it usually takes two, three or four times as long to succeed as you thought or hoped. Earl Nightingale
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress. Lloyd Alexander
Without justice courage is weak. Benjamin Franklin
( quotes are updated each month )