20 Great Quotes About Courage

quotes about courageQuotes about courage can make it easier to build courage and to remain brave and courageous especially once the tide shifts and things are no longer in your favor.

It is one thing to have the courage to start but an entirely different thing to keep forging ahead when giving up appears to be a much easier option, and our courage is challenged even more in the face of the unknown.

Here are some of my favorite quotes about courage. I hope you enjoy them.

20 Great Quotes About Courage

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

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

“Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.” – Christopher Reeve

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

“Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.” – Omar N. Bradley

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

“If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” – David Viscott

“Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.” – John Wooden

“Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.” – Carl von Clausewitz

“Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.” – Charlie Chaplin

“Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.” – Erich Fromm

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

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

“One man with courage is a majority.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” – Harper Lee

“Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.” – Eddie Rickenbacker

“Fate loves the fearless.” – James Russell Lowell

Sometimes you have to let go of things in life in order to move on. It takes great courage to let go of what is holding you back in life.

These quotes about courage remind me to always be brave in the face of life’s challenges and uncertainties.  Being courageous is not always easy but it will be easier when you decide or make the choice to do so. As they say, “Feel the fear but do it anyway.” Be brave!

Are there any other quotes about courage that you would like to share?

Andy Wooten M.A. Counseling – A Certified Life Coach In Aspen Colorado

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Photo By Andy Wooten – 21 September 2016

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