But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.
Dare to think for yourself.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
The coward lives over and over again a mental picture of pain and death. The valiant experience only the final death, quickly and without pain
It's only after you've stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.
Inspirational + Courage quotes ⇑Inspirational Quotes
Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
you must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes?
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
Until you step into the unknown, you don't know what you're made of.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.
There's only one thing that's impossible to beat... a man that doesn't give up
There is a distance between possibility and reality. Do you have the courage and commitment to walk this distance?
To have what you have never had, you have to do what you have never done.
Without fear there cannot be courage.
You could be great. You could rattle the stars. You could do anything if only you dared.
I don't care if I fall as long as someone else picks up my gun and keeps on shooting.
I will keep on hurdling and keep on hustling.
Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.
Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere - on water and land.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Somebody has to start. Somebody has to step forward and do what is right, because it is right.
Short + Courage quotes ⇑Short Quotes
It takes guts and humility to admit mistakes. Admitting we're wrong is courage, not weakness.
Courage is found in unlikely places.
If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.
A winner is a dreamer who never gives up
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.
The one in front of the gun lives forever
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.
Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear.
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
Civilization isn't built by pessimists.
Life + Courage quotes ⇑Life Quotes
One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.
Meet everybody and every circumstance on the battlefield of life with the courage of a hero and the smile of a conqueror.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
At some point, you have to stop running and turn around and face whoever wants you dead.The hard thing is finding the courage to do it.
No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens.
Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.
Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.
I want you to see life bare, as it is; and the bare is not ugly. The bare is very beautiful. The bare is very tremendous.
All Courage Quotes ⇑
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
A fall from the third floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it be from a high place.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
We can judge our progress by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good.
If you care about something you have to protect it - If you're lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.
The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.
This is how life is happening for a lot of people. Because of the fear of instability, they sit on a bicycle with the stand on. You can pedal, you can get some exercise, but you are not going anywhere.
People are running, but there is no place in the world to which they can flee to escape themselves. Ultimately, each one must face himself.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish.
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.
Do one thing every day that scares you.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness.
And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.
It takes a courageous fool to say things that have not been said and to do things that have not been done.
I thought brave was not being afraid. You've taught me that bravery is being terrified and doing it anyway.
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.
Give me the patience for the small things of life, courage for the great trials of life. Help me to do my best each day and then go to sleep knowing God is awake.
An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. There's a punishment for it, and it's usually crucifixion.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that you have received - only what you have given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice and courage.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
They may kill me, but they cannot kill my ideas. They can crush my body, but they will not be able to crush my spirit.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.
You must never behave as if your life belongs to a man. Do you hear me? ... Your life belongs to you and you alone.
It's better to die laughing than to live each moment in fear.
Concentrate on what you want to say to yourself and your friends. Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness. You say what you want to say when you don't care who's listening.
Sometimes, making the wrong choice is better than making no choice. You have the courage to go forward, that is rare. A person who stands at the fork, unable to pick, will never get anywhere.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.
what we need to understand is between a possibility and a reality there is a distance. Do you have the courage, the commitment and the conviction to walk the distance? That's always the question
The greatest courage is not in fighting outside battles but in addressing the source of conflict within yourself
All the divine emotions—love, compassion, courage, self-sacrifice, humility— would be meaningless without joy. Joy means exhilaration, an expression of the ultimate Bliss
Be Brave and Take Risks: You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don't have to have it all figured out to move forward.
The strongest people find the courage and caring to help others, even if they are going through their own storm.
Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The coward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword
It's your life; you don't need someone's permission to live the life you want. Be brave to live from your heart.
...Who could refrain, That had a heart to love, and in that heart Courage to make love known?
We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.
The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.
You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.
And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking.
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.
Toil and risk are the price of glory, but it is a lovely thing to live with courage and die leaving an everlasting fame.
Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything.
Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.
I have accepted fear as part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back....
If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.
It takes courage... to endure the sharp pains of self-discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.
But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in.
Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That's one of my favorite things to say. "So what."
Don't waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you're the boss. Or they won't. Who cares? Do your thing, and don't care if they like it.
We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
You are my courage, as I am your conscience... You are my heart... and I, your compassion. We are neither of us whole, alone
Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke... She will need her sisterhood.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
the courage it took to get out of bed each morning to face the same things over and over was enormous.
There is one unalterable difference between a soldier and a civilian: the civilian never does more than he is paid to do.
Power is given only to him who dares to stoop and take it ... one must have the courage to dare.
But why should you care what people will say? All you have to do is please yourself.
Whenever I am in a difficult situation where there seems to be no way out, I think about all the times I have been in such situations and say to myself, "I did it before, so I can do it again."
Whatever the hell you are right now, it's yours. Either you must have the courage to change it or you must learn to settle into it. You must either have the courage to change it or you must learn to settle into it, one of these things you must do. Simply endless complaint for the rest of your life is no good
How will a young person gain strength, courage, learn to handle many things if you don't do something unpredictable? everything is a set track, it's not good
If there is total clarity, there is no need for courage, because clarity will carry you across
A true friend is someone who has the courage to tell you what shit you are, and still be loving and nice to you - that is friendship.
If you really have a friend, you must have the courage to be unpopular with your friend and still be loving
If you seek security in life, unknowingly you seek death. The only truly secure place is your grave
Mediocre people always think they are practical. But actually, they don't have the courage to attempt anything else
Spirituality means you don't try to find explanations for your nonsense - you are willing to face it
Believing gives you comfort, solace, and a sense of belonging, but there will be no courage and commitment to seek what is true
No matter what situation we face, we can come out of it stronger or broken. This opportunity all of us have in our lives.
Society has never spared anybody... It is not that you are the only one who is the target of unkind talk and unkind looks. Only if you are strong and self-confident, you can let others say what they want.
Be your own leader, be your own self, step out of my shadows and be your own person.
This I choose to do. If there is a price, this I choose to pay. If it is my death, then I choose to die. Where this takes me, there I choose to go. I choose. This I choose to do.
When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are.
But she wished she had had the guts to go up to him and say hello. Or possibly break his legs, she wasn't sure which.
True rebels hate their own rebellion. They know by experience that it is not a cool and glamorous lifestyle;