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Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
J. K. Rowling

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.
Thomas Szasz

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Winston Churchill

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Winston Churchill

From caring comes courage.
Lao Tzu

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuhr

Have the courage to act instead of react.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;!
Rudyard Kipling /If: A Father's Advice to His Son/

If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.
John Irving /A Prayer for Owen Meany/

It has doors that lead on, barriers which can be passed if one has the courage.
Franz Kafka

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Mark Twain

Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Leonardo da Vinci

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
Andre Malraux

Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.
John Wayne

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Dale Carnegie

Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are absolutely necessary.
Jessamyn West

The guts carry the feet, not the feet the guts.

The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
G. K. Chesterton

The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.
Winston Churchill

Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
George S. Patton

Very few people really care about freedom, about liberty, about the truth, very few. Very few people have guts, the kind of guts on which a real democracy has to depend. Without people with that sort of guts a free society dies or cannot be born.
Doris Lessing /The Golden Notebook/

What's coming will come and we'll just have to meet it when it does.
J. K. Rowling

When everything goes wrong, what a joy to test your soul and see if it has endurance and courage! An invisible and all-powerful enemy—some call him God, others the Devil, seem to rush upon us to destroy us; but we are not destroyed.
Nikos Kazantzakis /Zorba the Greek/

Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
James Allen

Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Baltasar Gracian

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