Each week I will post quotes from a different virtue. Last week’s virtue was hope. This week’s virtue is courage. Courage is the eminence of spirit that allows you to confront pain or danger without revealing fear.
In history there have been many men and women who have shown exceptional courage in the light of danger seen and unseen. So, whatever challenging or discouraging situation you are facing today, always be strong and courageous! I hope that these inspirational quotes on courage afford you strength to be brave and confront anything life throws at you without fear.
10 Virtue Wednesday Quotes: Courage
“You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.”—Eleanor Roosevelt quotes
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs
“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud”. –Coco Chanel
“Courage is grace under pressure.” –Ernest Hemingway
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” –Aristotle
“Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.” – Maya Angelou
“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
“We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.
“The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.” – Margaret Chase Smith