A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Courage is not the absence of fear it is inspiring others to move beyond it.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
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.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Courage, conviction and confidence.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
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.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
My feet is my only courage
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
One man with courage is a majority.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
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 you think you cannot do.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.