Courage Quotes

~Wonderful Courage Quotes~

"Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue, he has no security for preserving any other."
Samuel Johnson

"Have the courage to live. Anyone can die." Robert Cody 

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear." Ambrose Redmoon

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

"Every man has his own courage and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"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. You rarely win, but sometimes you do." Harper Lee

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

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

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow." Mary Anne Radmacher

"Courage ought to have eyes as well as arms." H.G. Bohn

"People are made of flesh and blood and a miracle fibre called courage."
Mignon McLaughlin

"Courage is a kind of salvation." Plato

"Sometimes even to live is an act of courage." Lucius Annaeus Seneca

~My Favorite Courage Quote~

"Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears."
Arthur Koestler

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave." Mark Twain

"A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow." Dan Rather

"Courage is nine-tenths context. What is courageous in one setting can be foolhardy in another and even cowardly in a third." Joseph Epstein 

"Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared." Edward Vernon Rickenbacker

"Courage is the fear of being thought a coward." Horace Smith

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

"Coward: A man in whom the instinct of self-preservation acts normally."
Sultana Zoraya

~A Courage Quote For The Cowboy/girl In Us All~

"Courage is being scared to death...and saddling up anyway." John Wayne