All your favorite quotes!
''Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.''
- John Quincy Adams
''Fortune helps the brave.''
- Publius Terentius Afer Phormio
''Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.''
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
''Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace.''
- Amelia Earhart Courage
''A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.''
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
''A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.''
- Euripides Iphigenia in Tauris, circa 412 B.C.
''I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave.''
- E. M. Forster
''The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.''
- Corra Harris
''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 To Kill a Mockingbird
''Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.''
- Clare Booth Luce Reader's Digest, 1979
''The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.''
- Mignon McLaughlin The Second Neurotic's Notebook
''Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.''
- Anais Nin
''A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.''
- Jean Paul Richter
''Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.''
- Eddie Rickenbacker
''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
''Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.''
- Robert Louis Stevenson
''Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.''
- Mark Twain
''It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.''
- Mark Twain
''Fortune favors the brave.''
- Virgil Aeneid
''Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway.''
- John Wayne