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Let’s ask a question from yourself, in some scenario – you just need to step out of your comfort zone, to whom will you choose: comfort or courage?
Your answer solely depends on your relationship with fear. And that’s true that such intense emotion is not easy to overcome, but of course, you can change the story by retreating from your fears and selecting the courage option by taking some powerful, calculated risks.
These powerful courage quotes about being brave will gonna help you to find your courage.
Popular Courage Quotes in English
I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities – because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Don’t wish me happiness – I don’t expect to be happy it’s gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Those who won our independence… valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.
Louis D. Brandeis
War is fear cloaked in courage.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today – and in fact we have forgotten.
John F. Kennedy
I know that if I’d had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn’t have got anywhere. You don’t take exams for acting, you take your courage.
Dame Edith Evans
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented.
I would kiss you, had I the courage.
Prime Minister Sharon, Prime Minister Abbas, I urge you today to end the designs of those who seek destruction, annihilation and occupation, and I urge you to have the will and the courage to begin to realize our dreams of peace, prosperity and coexistence.
King Abdullah II
My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.
Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it.
No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.
Freedom is a system based on courage.
A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision but believe me, after six months’ experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time – patience.
Courage and willingness to just go for it, whether it is a conversation or a spontaneous trip or trying new things that are scary – it is a really attractive quality.
I’m grateful to God for His bountiful gifts… He gave me courage and faith in myself.
Therefore, don’t let sinners take courage to think they will be favoured like the thief on the cross for we see on the other side, they may be like the hardened one, and reproach death itself.
Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable principles, face change full of courage, courage based on faith.
Emily Greene Balch
You take a number of small steps which you believe are right, thinking maybe tomorrow somebody will treat this as a dangerous provocation. And then you wait. If there is no reaction, you take another step: courage is only an accumulation of small steps.
We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.
I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical courage also have moral courage. Physical courage is a great test.
One has to have the courage of one’s pessimism.
I went through a long period where I was afraid of doing things I wanted to do, and you get your courage back, which is what’s important.
The President regards the Japanese as a brave people but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed.
I’ll know how to die with courage that is easier than living.
It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one’s inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.
To dare to live alone is the rarest courage since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
Charles Caleb Colton
A man of courage flees forward, in the midst of new things.
Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfilment.
On sensitive issues, talk isn’t cheap – it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut.
One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.
Katherine Anne Porter
I think the moments that are difficult for anybody are when you see what your life could be, if only you had the courage to take the steps needed.
Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.
Courage is always the surest wisdom.
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
Americans are gathering the courage to just say no. We are saying no to addictive consumer lifestyles. We are saying no to wars and corporate takeover and the IMF loans that gobble up people and their resources.
I like so much wearing heels, legs look so much better, everything looks better. But it’s only recently I’ve had the courage to do that.
Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
Bryant H. McGill
In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?
There are always a few who stand up in times of communal madness and have the courage to say that what unites us is greater than what divides us.
Courage – a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.
William Tecumseh Sherman
I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known.
Hubert H. Humphrey
But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix of power chords and funk and that’s where it really started for us. In having the courage to take that decision. To take a gamble not just with our music but our lives.
For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.
E. M. Forster
I’ve decided to run for the U.S. Senate because I believe Wisconsin families need a senator who will work hard to deliver results for the middle class – a leader with the courage to do what’s right, no matter how tough the odds or how powerful the special interests we have to fight.
Traits like humility, courage, and empathy are easily overlooked – but it’s immensely important to find them in your closest relationships.
I started to send my work to journals when I was 26, which was just a question of when I got the courage up. They were mostly journals I had been reading for the previous six or seven years.
The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.
Deep Throat’s information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.
I admired Eugene McCarthy’s courage and although I left his Senate staff after four years to accept a job as the researcher on the editorial page of the ‘Washington Post,’ I remained an admirer.
Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage to save the world.
As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine’s democrat reformers, they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.
They put me in a harness, like a horse, to learn the back somersault. It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time. The courage came with practice.
The memoirs that have come out of Africa are sometimes startlingly beautiful, often urgent, and essentially life-affirming, but they are all performances of courage and honesty.
Ingenuity, plus courage, plus work, equals miracles.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.
Someone once told me the one thread that runs through them all is a premium on personal courage – not intellectual courage, but just plain physical courage.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Even within the last three or four years, I have a greater ability to communicate, I think. I have more courage to show the stuff… And it does take courage.
But after this natural burst of indignation, no man of sense, courage, or prudence will waste his time or his strength in retrospective reproaches or repinings.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Washington’s answer to a self-inflicted financial crisis reminded Americans why they so deeply distrust the political class. The ‘fiscal cliff’ process was secretive and sloppy, and the nation’s so-called leadership lacked the political courage to address our root problems: joblessness and debt.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
In fact, my courage and my bravery at a young age was the thing I was bullied for, a kind of ‘Who do you think you are?’
I’m still shy – I’m no good at my children’s parent-teacher conferences, and I’m slowly learning how to ask for what I want. But I now know that I have a reserve of courage to draw upon when I really need it. There’s nothing that I’m too scared to have a go at.
Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today’s world do not have.
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
The presidents of colleges have to have some courage to step forward. You can’t limit alcohol in college sports, you have to get rid of it.
To go to hospitals and see people fight and overcome cystic fibrosis or cancer or any number of illnesses is to see courage that is humbling. And athletes constantly need to be humbled.
Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another’s fear.
Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war.
If human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.
I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.
In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Harry S. Truman
The courage of very ordinary people is all that stands between us and the dark.
Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution.
It’s up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You’re either courageous or not. You have to find a way.
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
One of the things that makes Hamlet unique among Shakespeare’s characters is his courage to face up to the darker elements of his personality.
Courage is like love it must have hope for nourishment.
Conscience is the root of all true courage if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
James Freeman Clarke
One of the greatest gifts my father gave me – unintentionally – was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man.
Audacity augments courage hesitation, fear.
It was actually a women’s writing group I belonged to in graduate school that gave me the courage to move from poetry to fiction.
Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.
We must remind Americans that the promise of opportunity remains unbroken – that every person in this great nation can succeed through hard work, courage and personal responsibility.
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
Christian Nestell Bovee
We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.
Barbara de Angelis
It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It’s harder to stay where you are than to get out. For everyone but you, that is.
It may not be the most popular but there is a place for it. I think about the kind of music I love, acoustic, melodic, and I guess it kind of took a bit of courage on my part to think I could be one of those songwriters.
Because with courage and conviction I believe we can deliver a more flexible, adaptable and open European Union in which the interests and ambitions of all its members can be met.
Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections.
Saint Francis de Sales
It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
He who loses wealth loses much he who loses a friend loses more but he that loses his courage loses all.
Miguel de Cervantes
People think I have courage. The courage in my family are my wife Pam, my three daughters, here, Nicole, Jamie, LeeAnn, my mom, who’s right here too.
I want to encourage our people, to educate our people to have the courage to understand and fight for their rights.
Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.
A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.
John Stuart Mill
The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance.
I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice, and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves.
Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
George S. Patton
A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it, she knows the meaning of true generosity, happiness is the reward for a life lived in harmony, with a courage and grace.
Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
e. e. cummings
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that’s what courage is.
A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.
Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.
Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children’s children, pure on their tongues, and free.
There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart.
The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
Orison Swett Marden
The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them.
Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before.
Limit to courage? There is no limit to courage.
I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here.
The only reason I’m in Hollywood is that I don’t have the moral courage to refuse the money.
But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with the world looking on.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Honest conviction is my courage the Constitution is my guide.
We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
Unjust. How many times I’ve used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don’t have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice.
President Obama and our all-of-the-above energy strategy is the real deal. We are proud of the fact that we are importing less oil than at any time in modern history, and it has been because of the president’s vision and courage.
With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism.
Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
Robert Falcon Scott
You want to shut up every Negro who has the courage to stand up and fight for the rights of his people, for the rights of workers, and I have been on many a picket line for the steelworkers too.
None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much.
Lydia M. Child
Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God’s approval.
Thomas S. Monson
I beg you take courage the brave soul can mend even disaster.
Catherine the Great
Courage consists not in hazarding without fear but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
It takes vision and courage to create – it takes faith and courage to prove.
Owen D. Young
My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
I know this president. And I can tell you that he cares deeply about the next generation of young women in this country – his daughters, and everyone’s daughters. President Obama had the courage to stand with Sandra Fluke. Without hesitation, he defended her right to tell her story.
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it courage which arises from a sense of duty acts in a uniform manner.
The word courage – God, I love that word. Words are so important to me.
Courage is not the absence of despair it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
Harry S. Truman
If we can’t have the courage to tell our constituents, hey, we’ve got to cut back, then if we can point to something and say, I would like to vote for more benefits for you, but this balanced budget amendment or statutory spending cap or whatever the device is, is preventing me from doing it.
I hope America can also be the cultural leader of the world, and use this frontier spirit to lead and show others that we need courage to go places where we have not gone before.
When God speaks, oftentimes His voice will call for an act of courage on our part.
People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person’s habitual misery.
Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.
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.
Courage is found in unlikely places.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Ronald Reagan’s well documented final battles with Alzheimer’s disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought.
William L. Jenkins
If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.
Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
Discouragement is not the absence of adequacy but the absence of courage.
Neal A. Maxwell
I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places – uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me – I find fault.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
Robert Green Ingersoll
My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.
Grave was the man in years, in looks, in word, his locks were grey, yet was his courage green.
Men who live valiantly and die nobly have a strength and a courage from the eternal Father.
It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required.
God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
Chester W. Nimitz
Courage ought to have eyes as well as arms.
H. G. Bohn
It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless.
Because at bottom, I’m interested in fear, and in courage and cowardice and these are easier to get at through fiction, where you can enter people’s heads.
You have to have courage to be obedient to God.
You have to do what you need to do as an artist. You have to have that courage.
With courage and character, American soldiers continue to put themselves on the line to defend our freedom, and so many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.
I don’t understand why people say that I am full of courage. I feel terribly nervous.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they’ve shown in making these elections so successful.
Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
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.
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.’
Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
There’s only one thing worse than a man who doesn’t have strong likes and dislikes, and that’s a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them.
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Despair gives courage to a coward.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
Henry Van Dyke
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
When we have done our best, we can, as a united people, take whatever may befall with calm courage and confidence that this old nation will survive and if death should come to many of us, death is not the end.
Eamon de Valera
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars and the world will be better for this.
Miguel de Cervantes
More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes, when it obeys the watchful eye of caution.
To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first.
TV is so different from the movies. It takes a lot of stamina because you work such long hours. It is really challenging. You are learning the next day’s lines while you are shooting today’s scenes. I found courage I never realised I had. I hope to do more.
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.
Australia is a nation of compassion. Courage and compassion. And the third of these great values: resilience.
I think laughter may be a form of courage. As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Leonardo da Vinci
Courage easily finds its own eloquence.
Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.
Margaret J. Wheatley
One man with courage is a majority.
Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway.
The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity.
Courage is a peculiar kind of fear.
Yes, you must have the courage of being free.
And I love that even in the toughest moments, when we’re all sweating it – when we’re worried that the bill won’t pass, and it seems like all is lost – Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother, he just keeps getting up and moving forward… with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.
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