Courage Quotes, Sayings about Bravery
My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place – police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
– Sidney Sheldon
Fight till the last gasp.
– William Shakespeare
Firefighters never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved.
– Susan Murphree
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
– Joseph Campbell
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
– Christopher Reeve
The hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen.
– Andrew Bernstein
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow. That’s what courage is.
– General Norman Schwarzkopf
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
Becoming fearless isn’t the point. That’s impossible. It’s learning how to control your fear, & how to be free from it, that’s the point. Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.
– Francis Quarles
The hero is commonly the simplest and obscurest of men.
– Henry David Thoreau
What you call a hero, I call just doing my job.
When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work.
– Edward F. Croker
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
– Andre Gide
When we feed our courage more than our fears we tear down walls and build bridges.