Found 20 thoughts of courage

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Winston Churchill

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Winston Churchill

If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living.


From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.


Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.

Winston Churchill

Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.

Winston Churchill

Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.

Thomas Fuller

Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway.

John Wayne

I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave.

E. M. Forster

When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

If courage wasn't a standard result of aging, it meant that the young could somehow acquire it as well.

Lawana Blackwell

A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.


Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.

Thomas Fuller

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.


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

Mark Twain

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.

Mignon McLaughlin

I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.

Harper Lee

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

Mark Twain

The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.

Corra Harris

Fortune helps the brave.