Courage Quotes

Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.
– Marlene Dietrich
You can't test courage cautiously.
– Annie Dillard
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
– Benjamin Disraeli
You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world.
– Tommy Douglas
Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it.
– Timothy Dalton
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
– Albert Einstein
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
– Euripides
Keep courage. Whatever you do, do not feel sorry for yourself. You will win in a great age of opportunity.
– Richard L. Evans
Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
– Anatole France
Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful.
– Bill Frist
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
– Erich Fromm
Despair gives courage to a coward.
– Dr. Thomas Fuller
The more wit the less courage.
– Dr. Thomas Fuller
Have the courage of your desire.
– George Gissing
Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.
– Ruth Gordon
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
– Billy Graham
People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.
– Graham Greene
To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first.
– Janeane Garofalo