“We must let go of the life we’ve planned
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
“Courage is being scared to death
and saddling up anyway.”
“We need the courage to learn
from our past and not live in it.”
“I’ve been through it all, baby.
I’m Mother Courage.”
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak;
courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”
“Individual courage is the only
interesting thing in life.”
“A ship in harbor is safe,
but that is not what ships are built for.”
“Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm.”
“Don't underestimate the importance you have - history
has shown us that courage can be contagious.”
“One man with courage
is a majority.”
grace under pressure.”
“Be bold and mighty forces
will come to your aid.”
“The opposite of courage is not cowardice. It is
conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.”
“Courage is fear
that has said its prayers.”
-Karle Wilson Baker
“Courage is the first of human virtues
because it makes all others possible.”
“The most courageous act is
still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
“There are only two mistakes one can make along
the road to truth: not going all the way, and not starting.”
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