Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.

A coward is a hero with a wife, kids, and a mortgage.

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.

Every day you either see a scar or courage. Where you dwell will define your struggle.

Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, “Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.

I believe that courage is the sum of strength and wisdom. You take away wisdom from the equation - courage may turn to rage.

Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

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.

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever.

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.

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