Courage Quotes

"God's love calls us to move beyond fear. We ask God for the courage to abandon ourselves unreservedly, so that we might be molded by God's grace, even as we cannot see where that path may lead us."
- St. Ignatius Loyola

"The spirit of Dr. [Martin Luther] King and the thousands of people he worked with set the races on a different course in the United States... In that same spirit, we must have the courage - and teach our students the courage - to be bearers to the world of this transforming love, co-creators of a more deeply human world, collaborators with Christ in the building of God's Kingdom."
- Peter Hans Kolvenbach, Spring Hill College, October 4, 2004

"Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing."
- Author Unknown

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God."
- Isaiah 41:10

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

"Be strong and courageous."
- Deuteronomy 31:6

"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated."
- Maya Angelou

"Be on your guard, stand firm in the faith, be courageous, be strong."
- 1 Corinthians 16:13

"Lately I've been runnin on faith. What else can a poor boy do?"
- Jerry Lynn Williams

"There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
- Anais Nin

"To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice."
- Confucius

"But even if you should suffer because of righteousness, blessed are you. Do not be afraid or terrified with fear of them, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts."
- 1 Peter 3:14-15

"Cut not the wings of your dreams, for they are the heartbeat and the freedom of your soul."
- Flavia

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."
- Anais Nin

"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship."
- Louisa May Alcott

"So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."
- Matthew 6:34

"It always seems impossible until it's done."
- Nelson Mandela

"Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength."
- Author Unknown

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

"Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid."
- Matthew 14:27

"We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

"There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud
was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
- Anais Nin

"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

"Philosophers have hitherto only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it."
- Karl Marx

"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way."
-Babe Ruth

"To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that."
- Teresa of Avila