An Inspirational Courage Quotes that Will Give You Confidence

Filed in Quote by on March 7, 2022

 – Courage Quotes –  

Courage is standing up to your fears and doing the thing that may frighten you. Let these courage quotes remind you to be determined and face the challenges in your life with determination and strength.

Please enjoy these beautiful courage quotes. I hope they will help you find the strength to overcome the challenges you’re facing today.

And remember: you can do more than you think. Keep going!

Inspirational Courage Quotes

1. “It takes courage to take action to achieve your goals, especially when others doubt.” – Catherine Pulsifer

2. He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali

3. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” – Maya Angelou

4. Courage is a learned quality, an acquirable set of skills, a practiced competence. – Gus Lee, Courage

5. Through untold courage and sacrifice, America’s veterans have secured the liberty which the founding fathers sought to establish here in the new world. – Gen. Colin L. Powell

6. Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. – Arthur Koestler

7. Courage is confidence, and confidence separates individuals who are successful from those people who settled for less in life. – T. Morgan

8. Trust in ourselves and others gives us the courage and capability to create meaningful and lasting relationships. – Sue Patton Thoele

9. “To build your confidence and courage, take small risks where you have a good chance of succeeding.” – Irene Roth

10. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

11. “Courage is not the absence of fear but the ability to carry on with dignity in spite of it.” – Scott Turow

12. “I rightly considered courage the foremost of the virtues, for upon it all others depend.” –  Winston Churchill

13. “All his life he (Winston Churchill) was a man of extraordinary personal courage.” – William Manchester

14. Courage and openness go hand in hand. Our courage helps us to take the risk to ‘try the new.'” – Anne Wilson Schaef

15. Courage is not giving up when you feel like everything is going against you.” – Catherine Pulsifer

16. “Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.” – Tom Krause

17. “They do not obtain courage from a single action but nurtured through a habit of courageous decisions over a lifetime.” – M. McCall

18. Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top.” – Joseph Smith, Jr.

19. “For courage to be authentic, one must encounter fear and prove superior to the fear through right action.” – Mark Sturgell

20. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.” – Author Unknown

21. “Courageous people will often admit blame and account for while going over his or her actions and then by using what they have learned from it.” – G. Wadel

22. “It takes courage to deal with failures. It takes courage to admit when you are wrong.” – R Dooley

23. “To be successful we must do things that unsuccessful people do not want to do. Those things require levels of courage.” – R Harpe

24. “There are some situations where all you can do is simply let go and move on, gather your courage and choose a direction that carries you toward a new dawn.” – Author Unknown

25. Courage is the hallmark of spirituality. Courage comes when you love yourself for who you are. – Amit Ray

26. The opposite of courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow. – Jim Hightower

27. With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity. – Mark Twain

28. Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you. – Bethany Hamilton

29. My definition of courage is never letting anyone define you. – Jenna Jameson

30. Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it. – Timothy Dalton

31. Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life. – Zig Ziglar

32. Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use. – Ruth Gordon

33. Courage originally meant ‘To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.’ – Brené Brown

34. All happiness depends on courage and work. – Honoré de Balzac

35. Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality. – C.S. Lewis

36. Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weaknesses. – Brené Brown

37. Self-control is the chief element in self-respect, and self-respect is the chief element in courage. – Thucydides

38. Have the courage to use your own reason! – Immanuel Kant

39. Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life. – Shannon L. Adler

40. Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength. – Napoleon Bonaparte

41. Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness. – R.J. Palacio

42. Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, courage in your own. – Adam Lindsay Gordon

43. Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees the others. – Aristotle

44. The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.- Daniel J. Boorstin

45. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. – Nelson Mandela

46. People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. – Hermann Hesse

47. Courage is not something that you already have that makes you brave when the tough times start. Courage is what you earn when you’ve been through the tough times and you discover they aren’t so tough after all. – Malcolm Gladwell

48. Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. – James Freeman Clarke

49. It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless. – Giacomo Casanova

50. With enough courage, you can do without a reputation. – Margaret Mitchell

51. They did not build america on fear. They built America on courage, imagination, and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. – Harry S. Truman

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

53. “Courage is knowing what not to fear.” – Plato

54. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

55. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

56. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

57. “It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

58. “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

59. “You have plenty of courage, I am sure,” answered Oz. “All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.” – L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

60. “Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.” – Shannon L. Alder

61. “Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it’s what you believe, and the heck with everybody.” –  Justin Cronin

62. “Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it.” – Bryce Courtenay

63. “Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. [He is also a fool.” – Robert A. Heinlein

64. “Because no matter what they say, you always have a choice. You just don’t always have the guts to make it.”- Ray N. Kuili

65. “Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.”- Victor Hugo

66. “Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it’s actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.” – Christopher Paolini, Eragon

67. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality. ” – C.S. Lewis

68. “We have to be braver than we think we can be because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are.”- Madeleine L’Engle

69. “Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” – Erica Jong

70. “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” – Jane Austen, Pride, and Prejudice

71. “It’s your life; you don’t need someone’s permission to live the life you want. Be brave to live from your heart.” – Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

72. “He who is brave is free” – Seneca

73. “You will have to make up for the smallness of your size by your courage and selfless devotion to duty, for it is not the life that matters, but the courage, fortitude, and determination you bring to it.” – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

74. “The only tyrant I accept in this world is the ‘still small voice within me. And even though I have to face the prospect of being a minority of one, I humbly believe I have the courage to be in such a hopeless minority.” – Mahatma Gandhi

75. “You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward.” – Roy T. Bennett

76. “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – William Faulkner

77. “Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” – C. JoyBell C.

78. “If ever you feel like an animal among men, be a lion.”- Criss Jami

79. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

80. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

81. “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.” – Dr. Roopleen

82. “Each mistake teaches you something new about yourself. There is no failure, remember, except in no longer trying. It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Chris Bradford

83. “Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires….courage.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

84. “Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” – Pope John Paul II

85. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot

86. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” – Muhammad Ali

Courage doesn’t have to be complicated. True, it is sometimes hard to find, especially in the most disarming situations. But even the smallest dose of it can help you take the that infinitesimal yet necessary step forward.

True courage is in you, in infinite supply. Sometimes, you just have to name it right.

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