Courage Quotes – for bravery, valor, strength, and boldness

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“Courage is to feel the daily daggers of relentless steel and keep on living.” – One of the Courage Quotes on this page defines Courage in this way. Courage is what that helps us to stand for what is right. It enables us to challenge all fears. “It’s resistance to fear”. “It’s the mastery of fear”.
Read the following Courage Quotes if you want to identify and awaken that brevity in you.

Courage Quotes

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“Courage is that virtue which champions the cause of right.” — Cicero


“Courage is a virtue only in proportion as it is directed by prudence.” — Salignac


“Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.” — Joseph Addison


“Courage is grace under pressure.” — Hemingway


Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.” — Napoleon


“Courage is to feel the daily daggers of relentless steel and keep on living.” — Douglas Malloch


“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear — not absence of fear.” — Mark Twain


“Courage consists not in hazarding without fear, but being resolutely minded in a just cause.” — Plutarch


Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.” — Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker


“Courage in danger is half the battle.” — Plautus


“Courage from hearts and not from numbers grows.” — John Dryden


“Courage without conscience is a wild beast.” — Robert G. Ingersoll


“Courage, which is the sixth sense, finds the shortest way to triumph.” — Kahlil Gibran

Quotes on courage


“Courage conquers all things.” — Ovid


“Courage! That is the hue of virtue.” — Diogenes


“A man with outward courage dares to die, one with inward courage dares to live.” — Lao-tse


“A man of courage never wants weapons.” — Thomas Fuller


“One man with courage makes a majority.” — Andrew Jackson


“This is courage in a man to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.” — Euripides


“There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract but not for the concrete.” — Helen Keller


“We can never be certain of our courage till we have faced danger.” — La Rochefoucauld


“If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.” — Barthold Niebuhr


“’Tis true that we are in great danger; the greater therefore should our courage be.” — Shakespeare

Quotes on Courage and Determination


“People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.” — Hermann Hesse


“One must have the courage to say ‘no,’ even at the risk of displeasing others.” —Fritz Kunkel

“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.” — Robert F. Kennedy


“Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.” — Anais Nin

“It requires moral courage to grieve; it requires religious courage to rejoice.” — Kierkegaard


“A great deal of talent is lost in the world for want of a little courage.” — Sydney Smith


“To see what is right and not do it is want of courage, or of principle.” — Confucius


“A man without courage is a knife without an edge.” — Benjamin Franklin


“Who has not courage should have legs.” — English proverb


“One that loses money loses much; one who loses a friend loses more; but one who loses courage loses all.” — Spanish proverb


“Recall your courage, and lay aside sad fear.” — Virgil


“A peculiar kind of fear they call courage.” — Charles Rann Kennedy


“Alertness and courage are life’s shield.” — Philippine proverb


“’Tisn’t life that matters! It’s the courage you bring to it.” — Hugh Walpole


“Where is your ancient courage?” Bible, Corinthians 4:1


“Naught venture naught have.” — Thomas Tusser


“Be of good courage.” — Bible, Isaiah 41:6


“Courage is the greatest of all the virtues. Because if you haven’t courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.” — Samuel Johnson


“Courage leads starward, fear toward death.” — “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” — “There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who
knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.” — Seneca


“Courage is a kind of salvation.” — “Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what
ought not to be feared.” — Plato


“Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others.” — “Without courage, all other virtues lose their
meaning.” — Churchill


“Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.” — Aaron Hill


“There is more courage in facing the world with undisguised truth than in descending into a wild beast’s den.” — Far Eastern saying


“The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.” —
John F. Kennedy


“Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his
money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.” — “Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.” — “The charm of the best courages is that they are inventions, inspirations, flashes of genius.” — “Whatever you do, you need
courage.” — Emerson

Bravery quotes

“Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.” — Gen. Omar Bradley


“Bravery never goes out of fashion.” — Thackeray


“None but the brave deserves the fair.” — John Dryden


“Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man’s eyes.” — Euripides


“The truly brave are soft of heart and eyes, and feel for what their duty bids them to do.” — Byron