Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Courage can’t see around corners but goes around them anyway.
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave.
If the creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he surely meant us to stick it out.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.
Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.