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Courage Quotes - Quotations and Proverbs on Courage

  1. Courage consists not in hazarding without fear, but being resolutely minded in a just cause. – Plutarch
  2. True courage is the result of reasoning. – Collier
  3. The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently but to live manfully. – Thomas Carlyle
  4. Physical courage, which despises all danger, will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage, which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another. The former would seem most necessary for the camp; the latter for the council; but to constitute a great man both are necessary. – C. C. Colton
  5. Perfect courage means doing un-witnessed what one would be capable of doing before the whole world. – La Rochefoucauld
  6. Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others. – Winston S. Churchill
  7. Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live, taking the form of a readiness to die. - G. K. Chesterton
  8. Those in this world who have the courage to try and solve in their own lives new problems of life are the ones who raise society to greatness. Those who merely live according to rule do not advance society, they only carry it along. – M. K. Gandhi
  9. Without courage you cannot practice any other virtue. – Indira Gandhi
  10. A man of courage is also full of faith. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  11. Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue that it is always respected, even when it is associated with vice. – Samuel Johnson
  12. One man with courage makes a majority. – Andrew Jackson
  13. Have the courage to live. Anyone can die. – Robert Cody
  14. We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness. – Maxwell Maltz
  15. Often the test of courage is not to die but to live. – Conte Vittorio Alfieri
  16. Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. – Amelia Earhart
  17. None but the brave deserves the fair. – John Dryden
  18. Fear is slavery, work is liberty and courage is victory. – The Mother
  19. Fortune favors the brave. – Terence
  20. It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individually enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions. – Robert G. Ingersoll
  21. If God wanted us to be brave, why did he give us legs? – Marvin Kitman

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