The Power of Courage


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Be brave, and rise superior to
your sorrows, and maintain a
spirit that cannot be broken.
~Ovid
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We become brave
by doing brave acts.
~Aristotle
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When I dare to be powerful, to use
my strength in the service of my vision,
then it becomes less and less important
whether I am afraid.
~Audre Lorde
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It is the character of a brave and
resolute man not to ruffled by
adversity and not to desert his post.
~Cicero
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In quietness and in confidence
shall be your strength.
~Isaiah 30:15
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I beg you take courage; the brave
soul can mend even disaster.
~Catherine of Russia
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For God hath not given us the
spirit of fear; but of power, and
of love, and of a sound mind.
~II Timothy 1:7
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It is a miserable state of mind
to have few things to desire
and many things to fear.
~Francis Bacon
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Those who have courage and faith
shall never perish in misery.
~Anne Frank
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Be bold, and mighty forces
will come to your aid.
~Basil King
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This brilliant courage that in you we see
Will master all if you its master be.
~Voltaire
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Beware; for I am fearless,
and therefore powerful.
~Mary Shelley
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Courage is the decision to place
your dreams above your fears.
~Genevieve Behrend
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Put a grain of boldness
into everything you do.
~Baltasar Gracian
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Some of life's greatest battles
will be fought within the silent
chambers of your own soul.
~Ezra Taft Benson
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Life is mostly froth and bubble,
Two things stand like stone,
Kindness in another's trouble,
Courage in your own.
~Adam Lindsay Gordon
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Whatever you can do, or dream
you can, begin it. Boldness has
genius, power, and magic in it.
~Goethe
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Let us be brave
in the face of adversity.
~Seneca
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Go confidently in the direction of your
dreams. Live the life you imagined.
~Henry David Thoreau
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The way always opens
for the determined soul.
The man of faith and courage.
~Orison Swett Marden
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Fortune favors the brave.
~Virgil
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Put vim, force, vitality into every
movement of your body. Let your
very atmosphere be that of one who
is determined to stand for something
and to be somebody....Dare to step out
of the crowd and blaze your own path.
~Orison Swett Marden
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"Let me light my lamp," says the star,
"and never debate if it will help to
remove the darkness."
~Rabindranath Tagore
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Courage is armor a blind man wears;
The calloused scar of outlived despairs:
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
~Karle Wilson Baker
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Our fears are always more
numerous than our dangers.
~Seneca
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He who is firm in will
molds the world to himself.
~Goethe
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Have the courage of your desire.
~George Gissing
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Who dares nothing,
need hope for nothing.
~J.C.F. von Schiller
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Fortune and love
befriend the bold.
~Ovid
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Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless in facing them.
Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain
but for the heart to conquer it.
~Rabindranath Tagore
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