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.
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Quotes About Courage
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
~ Winston Churchill
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
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
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
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
~ Vincent Van Gogh
It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Success is never final and failure never fatal. It’s courage that counts.
~ Jules Ellinger