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Quotes on Courage

No one knows what he can do till he tries. -Publilius Syrus

Heroism, the caucasian mountaineers say, is endurance for one moment
more. -George F. Kennan

If you are going through hell, keep going. -Winston Churchill

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 first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
-Elmer Davis 

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

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

Even the boldest zebra fears the hungry lion.

Courage is not the absence of fear. Fear can be useful to warn us of
impending danger. Courage is the willingness to move forward in spite
of being afraid. -N. Patricia Briggs O'Dell

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
-Anais Nin

Cowards die many times.

He that fights and runs away, lives to fight another day.

One man with courage makes a majority. -Andrew Jackson

From caring comes courage. -Lao Tse

There are no maps to where no one has gone before. -Kodak ad

Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome
danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm
inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is
meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there
is always tomorrow. -Dorothy Thompson

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage
unless you're scared. -Eddie Rickenbacker

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.  
-Robert Louis Stevenson

If Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. Of course,
no one would have remembered him either.

And the things that we fear are a weapon to be held against us...

Fortune sides with him who dares. -Virgil

It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be. -Virgil

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is 
because we do not dare that things are difficult. -Seneca

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

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose
sight of the shore.

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.  
-Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't
cross a chasm in two small steps. -David Lloyd George

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. -Publilius Syrus

A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
-John A. Shedd

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

Far better it is to dare mighty things, even though checkered by
failure, than to take rank with those who neither enjoy much or suffer
much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory
nor defeat. -Theodore Roosevelt

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond
them into the impossible. -Arthur C. Clarke

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot.

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Pay no attention to what critics say. No statue has ever been put up
to a critic. -Jean Sibelius

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad

He who tries can fail. But he who doesn't try, already has.

You can't steal second base and keep one foot on first.

Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be
first overcome.

A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little