Quotes on “Courage”

//Quotes on “Courage”

Quotes on “Courage”

Courage … begins by determining what convictions of right and wrong I should hold with no likelihood of change, and then acts to shun fear of others, standing up strongly for those convictions.

“Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.”
  James Allen
1864-1912, British-born American Essayist, Author of “As a Man Thinketh”
“If we have the courage and tenacity of our forebearers, who stood firmly like a rock against the last of slavery, we shall find a way to do for our day what they did for theirs.”
Mary McLeod Bethune
1875-1955, American Educator, Consultant for the US Government
“He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all..”
Miguel De Cervantes
1547-1616, Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

“At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.”
  Edwin Hubbel Chapin
1814-1880, American Author, Clergyman
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.”
Winston Churchill
1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister
“Physical courage, which engages all danger, will make a person brave in one way; and moral courage, which defies all opinion, will make a person brave in another.”
  Charles Caleb Colton
1780-1832, British Sportsman Writer
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things; knows not the livid loneliness of fear.”
  Amelia Earhart
1897-1937, American Aviator, Author
Courage follows action..”
  Mack R. Douglas
“Success is never final and failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.”
  Jules Ellinger
“Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.”
  Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist
Courage is acting in spite of fear.”
Howard W. Hunter
“One man with courage makes a majority.”
  Andrew Jackson
1767-1845, Seventh President of the USA

“Moral courage is a more rare commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence.”
  Robert F. Kennedy
1925-1968, American Attorney General, Senator
“Last, but not least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one’s convictions, the courage to see things through. The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It’s the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your conscience on the other.”
  Douglas MacArthur
1880-1964, American Army General in WWII


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