Courage

Courage is the ability to confront fear or pain, or danger or uncertainty. There is both physical courage – the courage to face physical pain or danger – and moral courage, the courage to act in the correct way despite any outside pressures. 

Please enjoy browsing through our collection of quotes about courage.

Quotes About Courage

Mark Rutherford – When we are afraid …

Mark Rutherford – When we are afraid …

When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.

~ Mark Rutherford

Ralph Waldo Emerson – It was a high counsel …

Ralph Waldo Emerson – It was a high counsel …

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, always do what you are afraid to do.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Harper Lee – I wanted you to see …

Harper Lee – I wanted you to see …

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. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.

~ Harper Lee

Vincent Van Gogh – What would life be …

Vincent Van Gogh – What would life be …

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?

~ Vincent Van Gogh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh – It takes as much courage …

Anne Morrow Lindbergh – It takes as much courage …

It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.

~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Jules Ellinger – Success is never final …

Jules Ellinger – Success is never final …

Success is never final and failure never fatal. It’s courage that counts.

~ Jules Ellinger

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