Courage Quotes, Sayings about Bravery
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Optimism is the foundation of courage.
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
– James Freeman Clarke
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
– Baltasar Gracian
The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
– Jim Hightower
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities . . . because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
— Winston Churchill
I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
– Anais Nin
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
– John F. Kennedy
Being scared is a fact of life. Even the bravest people in the world are scared. What separates the brave ones from the rest is that they don’t let their fears turn into excuses.
All our misery comes from a deficiency in civil courage.
– Heinz Barwich
Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous, there’s really nothing to lose.
Courage, in the final analysis, is nothing but an affirmative answer to the shocks of existence.
– Kurt Goldstein
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
– Clare Boothe Luce