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Courage quotes and photo cards
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that’s what courage is.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another’s fear.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.
There are a few secrets to success: courage, goal setting, and focus.
Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it.
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.
Work on something that matters. Have courage.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
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.”
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both.
One of the best things about finally showing courage is that you inspire those around you to do the same.
Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.
We must have the courage to let go of the past if we are going to grasp the future.
Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.
It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
It takes courage to examine your life and to decide that there are things you would like to change, and it takes even more courage to do something about it.
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
Ingenuity, plus courage, plus work, equals miracles.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man’s initiative and independence.
To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.
Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless.
If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.
It takes courage to take action to achieve your goals especially when others doubt.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
It takes strength to be certain, it takes courage to have doubt. It takes strength to fit in, it takes courage to stand out.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
There’s only one requirement of any of us, and that is to be courageous. Because courage, as you might know, defines all other human behavior.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
It is courage that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to keep it.
If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
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.
To have courage for whatever comes in life – everything lies in that.
It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.
To be successful we must do things that unsuccessful people do not want to do. Those things require levels of courage.