Quotes About Courage

Awesome Quotes and Sayings About Courage

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Have the courage to live.  Anyone can die.

~Robert Cody


I believe that courage is the sum of strength and wisdom.  You take away wisdom from the equation – courage may turn to rage.



Leap and the net will appear
Leap and the net will appear


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

~Mignon McLaughlin


Courage ought to have eyes as well as arms.

~H.G. Bohn


Courage is a kind of salvation.



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

~Arthur Koestler


Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength


A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson


The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

~Albert Camus


Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.

~Horace Smith


Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what we would be capable of with the world looking on.

~François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld


Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear


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

~John Wayne


Optimism is the foundation of courage.

~Nicholas Murray Butler


Courage is knowing what not to fear.



Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

~George Smith Patton


Courage is a peculiar kind of fear.

~Charles Kennedy


All you need is the plan the road map and the courage to press on to your destination


I’m not funny.  What I am is brave.

~Lucille Ball


No one has yet computed how many imaginary triumphs are silently celebrated by people each year to keep up their courage.

~Henry S. Haskins


It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.



Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if you have to dig a little.

~Tori Amos


Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.

~Raymond Lindquist


One man with courage makes a majority.

~Andrew Jackson


 Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them


Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.

~Thomas Fuller


Coward:  One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.

~Ambrose Bierce


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

~Franklin P. Jones


A coward is a hero with a wife, kids, and a mortgage.

~Marvin Kitman


Courage doesn’t always roar.  Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.

~Mary Anne Radmacher


Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson