Quotes About Courage

Use these quotes about courage for inspiration on risk taking and adventure. Use them to face the things you want to do but can’t. Your new-found courage will boost your self esteem and confidence by leaps and bounds. 

As the saying from a 14th proverb goes,             "Nothing ventured, nothing gained." 

The more new activities you try and the more new people you meet, the more courage you will develop to progress more You'll be gobsmacked at how much more energized and happy you'll feel. 

When you speak the truth with integrity and take responsibility for your actions, you become more courageous. Having courage and taking risks is a huge step towards improving self esteem. These quotes about courage will help you.

Quotes About Courage

“I think laughter may be a form of courage. As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.” Linda Ellerbee

“Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.” Jim Davis

“Courage is saying, 'Maybe what I'm doing isn't working; maybe I should try something else.'”Anna Lappe

“We cannot grow and move forward in a state of comfort and ease. Making changes in our lives involves some discomfort.” Anonymous

“Many people have died for what they believe... the real courage is living and suffering for what you believe.” Christopher Paolini

"Courage allows those that fail to try again." Arthur Tugman

Use these quotes about courage in speeches

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” E. F. Schumacker

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Andre Gide

“Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.” Clare Boothe Luce

“Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.” Baltasar Gracian

“Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.” Benjamin Disraeli

Use these quotes about courage to set a goal.

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“We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“It takes courage to rip things out, but you get that confidence after a while, after you know what could be, or should be. The main thing is that you want to improve the garden, build on successes and correct mistakes as much as you can.” Fergus Garrett

“One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.” Maya Angelou

“If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.” “Discouragement is not the absence of adequacy but the absence of courage.” Anonymous

“I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely at the summit of courage. What is at the summit of courage, I think, is freedom. The freedom that comes with the knowledge that no earthly think can break you.” Anonymous

Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.” John Wooden

Use these quotes about courage in your journal writing

“Courage consists in the power of self-recovery.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” Earl Nightingale

“Wealth lost is something lost. Honor lost is something lost. Courage lost all is lost.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“O God, grant us the serenity to accept what cannot be changed; the courage to change what can be changed; and wisdom to know one from the other.” Reinhold Niebuhr

“I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” Pearl S. Buck

“Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.” Jim Davis

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