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