Favorite Quotations ~  Courage & Bravery, 3 Family of Man

"A man with outward courage dares to die: A man with inward courage dares to live." ~ Lao Tzu


A brave man hazards life, but not his conscience. ~ Friedrich Von Schiller

Courage is more exhilarating than fear, and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. ~ Billy Graham

Real valor consists not in being insensible to danger, but in being prompt to confront and disarm it. ~ Walter Scott

It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man. ~ Georges Bernanos

Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare. ~ Queen Elizabeth II

You cannot test courage cautiously. ~ Annie Dillard

The real meaning of courage was the personal sacrifice of Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King. ~ Pete Seeger, VNU eMedia, 6/26/06

Courage is fear that has said its prayers. ~ Dorothy Bernard

Courage is one step ahead of fear. ~ Coleman Young

When in doubt, do the courageous things. ~ Jan Smuts

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. Abigail Adams

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