Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.
A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.
One man with courage is a majority.
It is not the critic who counts...The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.
Courage is the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.
Courage is more exhilarating than fear, and in the long run, it is easier.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them.
Let us live in the harness, striving mightily.
For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
We must dare to be great; and we must realize that greatness is the fruit of toil and sacrifice and high courage.
Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.
When you 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.'
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
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