Courage Quotes

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
– Miguel de Cervantes
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities - because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
– Joseph Chamberlain
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
– Coco Chanel
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
– G. K. Chesterton
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
– G. K. Chesterton
None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much.
– Lydia M. Child
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
– James Freeman Clarke
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
– Karl Von Clausewitz
True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable.
– Jeremy Collier
To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.
– Confucius
The last thing a woman will consent to discover in a man whom she loves, or on whom she simply depends, is want of courage.
– Joseph Conrad
Every man of courage is a man of his word.
– Pierre Corneille
Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.
– Robert Crumb
A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.
– James Callaghan
There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge.
– Patrick Campbell
There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.
– Silvia Cartwright