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

God, grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
- Admiral Chester Nimitz

The door that nobody else will go in at seems always to swing open widely for me.
- Clara Barton

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
- Helen Keller

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt.

Now you are sad, but I will see you again, and your hearts will be filled with gladness, the kind of gladness that no one can take away from you.
- John 16:22

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.
- Sydney Smith

Let nothing frighten you. Who has God, lacks nothing. God alone is enough.
- St. Teresa of Avila.

Every believer in this world must become a spark of light.
-  Pope John XXIII

What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
- Robert H. Schuller

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Under all the false, overloaded, glittering masquerade, there is in every person a noble nature.
- B. Auerbach

Do not let evil defeat you; instead conquer evil with good.
- Romans 12:21

Do not lose your courage because it brings with it a great reward.
- Hebrews 10:35

The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. the sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
- Dal Carnegie

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. SO what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.
- Mark Victor Hansen

To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
- Anonymous

You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity
- Epicurus

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.
- Maria Robinson

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