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.
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding go out to meet it.
It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.
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
The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.
The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough, just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being.
How can faceless bureaucrats in an intelligence agency deny brave soldiers a chance to tell the truth?
I am willing to serve my country, but do not wish to sacrifice the brave men under my command.
But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.
It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print.
My rite of passage into my brave new world, life on the road.
You have to be very brave in that first writing session.
The brave man, inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts her in the hour of danger.
Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
The result showed that fortune helps the brave.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
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