We ought to face our destiny with courage.
Don't avoid something frightening if it stands in your way.
You can choose to let this thing bother you or let this be an adventure and welcome the challenge.
The hard choices -- what we most fear doing, asking, saying -- these are very often exactly what we most need to do.
It's better to cross the line and suffer the consequences than to just stare at the line for the rest of your life.
I have lived my life according to this principle: If I'm afraid of it, then I must do it.
You either walk inside your own story and own it, or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness.
Courage in the path is what makes the path manifest itself.
Not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear your path.
You're tired and scared. Happens to everyone, okay? Just don't let your feet stop.
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
What we know matters but who we are matters more.
What we know matters, but who we are matters more. Being rather than knowing requires showing up and letting ourselves be seen. It requires us to dare greatly, to be vulnerable.
He who is brave is free.
I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.
The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.
Where your fear is, there is your task.
I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me.
If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.
It is a tragedy that we live in a world where physical courage is so common, and moral courage is so rare.
One man with courage makes a majority.
A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.
Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.
All happiness depends on courage and work.
Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them." "Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it." "Life is perpetually creative because it contains in itself that surplus which ever overflows the boundaries of the immediate time and space, restlessly pursuing its adventure of expression in the varied forms of self-realization." "The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them.
Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it.
The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Most of us have two lives: the life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.
To have courage for whatever comes in life -- everything lies in that.
There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.
Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear its safeguard.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
From caring comes courage.
You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.
The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
My definition of courage is never letting anyone define you.
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. These qualities have ever been displayed in their mightiest perfection, as attendants in the retinue of strong passions.
Courage is found in unlikely places.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. It was a scandal that a breed of fearless and sinister people ran around freely, so they attached a nickname and a myth to these people to get even with them, to make up for the many times they had felt afraid.
Creativity takes courage.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
Courage is grace under pressure.
All serious daring starts from within.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.
I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.
Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means, at the point of highest reality. A chastity or honesty or mercy which yields to danger will be chaste or honest or merciful only on conditions. Pilate was merciful till it became risky.
Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.