Courage Quotations


People suffer from all sorts of phobias. We have heard of common phobias like claustrophobia (fear of confined spaces) and hydrophobia (fear of water). There are other kinds of relatively lesser known phobias such as the fear of body odor (bromidrosiphobia) and the fear of mushrooms (mycophobia). Are you afraid of heights? You are suffering from acrophobia. If you have a certain kind of fear, remember that you are not the only one with such fears. As these courage quotations will show, fear has been around since forever. It is hard to summon enough courage to go on. But you cannot let your fears hold you back. You have to keep going, and maybe these courage quotations will help you do just that.

Henri Frederic Amiel: To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
James Freeman Clarke: Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
John F. Kennedy: The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
John Irving: If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.
Keshavan Nair: With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Maya Angelou: History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
Maya Angelou: One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Robert G. Ingersoll: Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
Saint Thomas Aquinas: The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them.
Vittorio Alfieri: Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.


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