Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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.
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be
compassionate, and the wisdom to
be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that
something else is more important than fear.
Take a risk and you will get a reward, although it may not be a medal
Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential.
Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We
can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and
takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in
his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the
people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose
Twenty years from now you will be more
disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So
throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade
winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can
do, he will never do all that he can.
Firefighters, policemen, they all risk their lives every day. Won't you risk something once and a while?
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
One hundred percent of the shots you don't take don't go in.
To succeed... you need to find something to hold
on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes
A man of courage is also full of faith - Cicero
edition by Gary Hyink, Felicia Daniels, Alyssa Boyett, interns, and
Bill Blackman, the president. Most recent
edition by Tara O'Donnell & Katie Lusk, Hearts & Minds interns