Thursday, August 17, 2006

Quotes About COURAGE

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear."
Mark Twain

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquest of it."
Author Unknown

"Courage is a special kind of knowledge; the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared."
David Ben-Gurion

"Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point."
C. S. Lewis

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." Sir Winston Churchill

"Courage is fear that has said its prayers."
Dorothy Bernard

"Courage is the power to let go of the familiar."
Raymond Lindquist

"Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace."
Amelia Earhart

"Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death."
Harold Wilson

"Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount."
Clare Booth Luce

"A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward."
Jean Paul Richter

"Many would be cowards if they had courage enough."
Thomas Fuller

"The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority."
Ralph W. Sockman

"The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next."
Mignon McLaughlin

"I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what."
Harper Lee, "To Kill a Mockingbird"

"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
Eleanor Roosevelt

"Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads."
Erica Jong

"But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself."
Albert Camus

"God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other."
Reinhold Niebuhr

"Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was."
Richard L. Evans

"Success is that old ABC -- ability, breaks, and courage."
Charles Luckman

"The man who has strong opinions and always says what he thinks is courageous – and friendless."
Author Unknown

"It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time.
Judith Rossner

"Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away."
Thomas Fuller

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