Courage Quotes

Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.
– Jean Baudrillard
The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
– William Blake
I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it.
– Erma Bombeck
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
– Christian Nestell Bovee
The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money.
– Marlon Brando
People don't follow titles, they follow courage.
– William Wells Brown
We learned to be patient observers like the owl. We learned cleverness from the crow, and courage from the jay, who will attack an owl ten times its size to drive it off its territory. But above all of them ranked the chickadee because of its indomitable spirit.
– Tom Brown, Jr.
Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.
– George W. Bush
Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
– George W. Bush
Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, nor despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties.
– Benjamin Banneker
I emphasize... that the Harrimans showed great courage and loyalty and confidence in us, because three or four of us were really running the business, the day to day business.
– Prescott Bush
Necessity does the work of courage.
– Nicholas Murray Butler
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
– Nicholas Murray Butler
Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
– Albert Camus
In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
– Frank Capra
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
– Thomas Carlyle
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
– Dale Carnegie