Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Bravery is not the absence of fear but the forging ahead despite being afraid
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
Courage is not the absence of fear...
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that
Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
It takes great personal courage to let yourself appear weak.
Deal honestly and objectively with yourself; intellectual honesty and personal courage are the hallmarks of great character.
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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