Be Strong and of Good Courage

Posted by M ws On Saturday, July 9, 2011 2 comments
Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue, he has no security for preserving any other. ~Samuel Johnson

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. ~Ambrose Redmoon


Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every day you either see a scar or courage. Where you dwell will define your struggle. ~Dodinsky

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. ~Winston Churchill

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow. ~Mary Anne Radmacher

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. ~Mark Twain

People are made of flesh and blood and a miracle fibre called courage. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Letters to Lucilius

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave. ~Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar, 1894

It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived. ~Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow. ~Dan Rather

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared. ~Edward Vernon Rickenbacker

A coward is a hero with a wife, kids, and a mortgage. ~Marvin Kitman

Coward: A man in whom the instinct of self-preservation acts normally. ~Sultana Zoraya

Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid. ~Franklin P. Jones

Courage can't see around corners, but goes around them anyway. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs. ~Ambrose Bierce

Sometimes the biggest act of courage is a small one. ~Lauren Raffo

Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. ~Ernest Hemingway, Men at War, 1942

Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away. ~Thomas Fuller

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. ~C.S. Lewis

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy. ~John F. Kennedy

One man with courage makes a majority. ~Andrew Jackson

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. ~Raymond Lindquist

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul. ~Michel de Montaigne

When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger. ~Mark Rutherford

Courage is tiny pieces of fear all glued together. ~Terri Guillemets

2 comments to Be Strong and of Good Courage

  1. says:

    Bunny like some other organ i suppose ......

  1. says:

    masterwordsmith Dear Bunny

    :-) LOL!!! Of all things, you had to respond to that one. Wicked haha but I love it! Thanks for the smiles!

    Cheers

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