Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.
Bravery is not the absence of fear but the forging ahead despite being afraid
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
While every refugee's story is different and their anguish personal, they all share a common thread of uncommon courage - the courage not only to survive, but to persevere and rebuild their shattered lives.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that
Courage is not the absence of fear...
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.
Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Deal honestly and objectively with yourself; intellectual honesty and personal courage are the hallmarks of great character.
It takes great personal courage to let yourself appear weak.
To love yourself, truly love yourself, is to finally discover the essence of personal courage, self-respect, integrity, and self-esteem. These are the qualities of grace that come directly from a soul with stamina.
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.
The future is like smoke from a burning forest, waiting for the wind of specific events and personal courage to blow the sparks and embers of reality this way or that.
Personal courage is really a very subordinate virtue-a virtue, indeed, in which we are surpassed by the lower animals; or else you would not hear people say, as brave as a lion.
The West - the very words go straight to that place of the heart where Americans feel the spirit of pride in their western heritage - the triumph of personal courage over any obstacle, whether nature or man.
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