Popular Quotes and Sayings about Courage

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. ~Mark Twain

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. ~Mark Twain

That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment. ~Dorothy Parker

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. ~Cicero

I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave. ~E. M. Forster

Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount. ~Clare Booth Luce

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace. ~Amelia Earhart

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

Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another. ~Madonna

Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway. ~John Wayne

The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly. ~Corra Harris

Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place. ~Ben Azai

If you are a terror to many, then beware of many. ~Ausonius

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. ~John Ruskin

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

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. ~John Quincy Adams

A life lived in chaos is an impossibility... ~Madeleine L%27Engle

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth. ~Benjamin Disraeli

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

The ancestor of every action is a thought. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson