Quotations by Subject

Quotations by Subject: Courage
(Related Subjects: Honor)
Showing quotations 1 to 30 of 38 quotations in our collections
Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace.
[info][add][mail][note]
Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937), Courage, 1927
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
[info][add][mail][note]
Anais Nin (1903 - 1977), The Diary of Anais Nin, volume 3, 1939-1944
Courage is not simply one of the virtues , but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
[info][add][mail][note]
C. S. Lewis (1898 - 1963)
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
[info][add][mail][note]
Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC)
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
[info][add][mail][note]
Clare Booth Luce (1903 - 1987), in Reader's Digest, 1979
The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.
[info][add][mail][note]
Corra Harris
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
[info][add][mail][note]
Dorothy Bernard
I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave.
[info][add][mail][note]
E. M. Forster (1879 - 1970), as a small child
Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.
[info][add][mail][note]
Eddie Rickenbacker (1890 - 1973)
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 of those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change
[info][add][mail][note]
Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961), A Farewell to Arms, 1929
A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
[info][add][mail][note]
Euripides (484 BC - 406 BC), Iphigenia in Tauris, circa 412 B.C.
Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what he would be capable of with the world looking on.
[info][add][mail][note]
Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)
Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.
[info][add][mail][note]
Harold Wilson (1916 - 1995)
I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.
[info][add][mail][note]
Harper Lee (1926 - ), To Kill a Mockingbird, 1960
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
[info][add][mail][note]
Jean Paul Richter (1763 - 1825)
The stories of past courage can define that ingredient-they can teach, they can offer hope, they can provide inspiration. But they cannot supply courage itself. For this each man must look into his own soul.
[info][add][mail][note]
John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
[info][add][mail][note]
John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848)
Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway.
[info][add][mail][note]
John Wayne (1907 - 1979)
The worst thing of all is standing by when folks are doing something wrong.
[info][add][mail][note]
Kirby Larson, Hattie Big Sky, 2006
If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well.
[info][add][mail][note]
Lawana Blackwell, The Courtship of the Vicar's Daughter, 1998
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
[info][add][mail][note]
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
[info][add][mail][note]
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.
[info][add][mail][note]
Menander (342 BC - 292 BC)
The strongest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
[info][add][mail][note]
Michel de Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
[info][add][mail][note]
Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
[info][add][mail][note]
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
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.
[info][add][mail][note]
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
[info][add][mail][note]
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
Fortune helps the brave.
[info][add][mail][note]
Terence (185 BC - 159 BC), Phormio
Next Page
Showing quotations 1 to 30 of 38 quotations in our collections
Previous Subject: Conversation Next Subject: Cowardice
Return to Subject List