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Quotes about courage

Have courage to use your own reason!
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment? / 

Have courage to use your own reason!

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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 / 

The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays / 

Courage in the path is what makes the path manifest itself.
Paulo Coelho / 

Courage in the path is what makes the path manifest itself.

The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the History of Philosophy / 

Courage is found in unlikely places.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings / 

There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education / 

It is better to trust in ability than in luck.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences / 

Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences / 

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Mark Twain / 

When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Paulo Coelho / 

Every man of courage is a man of his word.
Pierre Corneille / 

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Gabrielle Chasnel, dîte Coco Chanel / 

Trust is courage, loyalty is strength.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach / 

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill ? - Quotation of uncertain origin / 

Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.
Albert Camus / 

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Mark Twain / 

Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom / 

Nothing is as valuable to a man as courage.
Publius Terentius Afer

Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take courage from this despair.
Seneca / 

As we get older, we realise that the rarest courage is that of thinking.
Anatole France / 

No one can answer for his courage when he has never been in danger.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims / 

A scholar must be strong and resolute, for his burden is heavy, and his journey is long.
Confucius - Analects / 

The assaults of adversity do not weaken the spirit of a brave man. It always maintains its poise, and it gives its own colour to everything that happens.
Seneca - De Providentia / 

Blessings on your young courage, boy; that's the way to the stars.
Publius Vergilius Maro - Aeneid / 

Courage, man; the hurt cannot be much.
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia

Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
Anatole France

The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.
John Stuart Mill

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