Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace.
Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937), Courage, 1927
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Anais Nin (1903 - 1977), The Diary of Anais Nin, volume 3, 1939-1944
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC)
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Clare Booth Luce (1903 - 1987), in Reader's Digest, 1979
The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly. Corra Harris
It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it. --A.A. Hodge
It is curious—curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.-- Mark Twain
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences. —Susan B. Anthony
Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all the others. - Winston Churchill
Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution. - Mary Daly
Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning. - Winston Churchill
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Letters to Lucilius
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. Alan Cohen
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts. Aristotle
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.”
“If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right, you'll probably never do much of anything.”