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Top 77 Bravery Quotes About Life (COURAGE)

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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
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
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. - Mary Tyler Moore
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. – Mary Tyler Moore
A brave man acknowledges the strength of others. ― Veronica Roth
A brave man acknowledges the strength of others. ― Veronica Roth
To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both. - St. Catherine of Siena
To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both. – St. Catherine of Siena
You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will. ― Stephen King
You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will. ― Stephen King
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. ― Horace
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. ― Horace
Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid. ― Franklin P. Jones
Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid. ― Franklin P. Jones
'Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?' 'That is the only time a man can be brave,' his father told him. - George R.R. Martin
‘Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?’ ‘That is the only time a man can be brave,’ his father told him. – George R.R. Martin
Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever. - Lana Del Rey
Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever. – Lana Del Rey
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. - Paulo Coelho
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. – Paulo Coelho

14 Quotes on Being Brave and Courageous

“To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don’t want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt.”

Madonna
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. - Mahatma Gandhi
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. – Mahatma Gandhi
Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. ― Maya Angelou
Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. ― Maya Angelou
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. - Aristotle
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. – Aristotle
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. -Steve Jobs
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. –Steve Jobs
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. - Billy Graham
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. – Billy Graham
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason. - Alfred North Whitehead
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason. – Alfred North Whitehead
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. ― William Faulkner
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. ― William Faulkner
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. - Earl Nightingale
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. – Earl Nightingale
Courage is found in unlikely places. ― J.R.R. Tolkien
Courage is found in unlikely places. ― J.R.R. Tolkien
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. - John Quincy Adams
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. – John Quincy Adams
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. - Muhammad Ali
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali

16 Inspirational Quotes About Being Brave

Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself. ― P. T. Barnum
Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself. ― P. T. Barnum
If it must be done, it's best done bravely. - Courtney Milan
If it must be done, it’s best done bravely. – Courtney Milan
You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others. - Henry Rollins
You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others. – Henry Rollins
Be brave. Things will find their shape. - Erin Bow
Be brave. Things will find their shape. – Erin Bow
To believe yourself brave is to be brave; it is the one only essential thing. - Mark Twain
To believe yourself brave is to be brave; it is the one only essential thing. – Mark Twain
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. ― Oprah Winfrey
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. ― Oprah Winfrey
Dare to be brave today, and trust that when you extend your wings, you will fly. - Mary DeMuth
Dare to be brave today, and trust that when you extend your wings, you will fly. – Mary DeMuth
The future doesn't belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave. - Ronald Reagan
The future doesn’t belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave. – Ronald Reagan
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. - Elmer Davis
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. – Elmer Davis
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. - Thomas Paine
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. – Thomas Paine
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been. - Alan Alda
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been. – Alan Alda
Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do. - Brene Brown
Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do. – Brene Brown
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. - Roy T. Bennett
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others. – Roy T. Bennett
My courage and my bravery at a young age was the thing I was bullied for, a kind of 'Who do you think you are?' - Lady Gaga
My courage and my bravery at a young age was the thing I was bullied for, a kind of ‘Who do you think you are?’ – Lady Gaga
A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die. - Les Brown
A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die. – Les Brown
We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are. - Madeleine L'Engle
We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are. – Madeleine L’Engle

15 Quotes on Bravery and Overcoming Your Fears

“The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”

Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. ― Jim Morrison
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. ― Jim Morrison
Don't be afraid of your fears. They're not there to scare you. They're there to let you know that something is worth it. ― C. JoyBell C.
Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it. ― C. JoyBell C.
Being brave meant that though you might be frightened, you would face the greatest danger if you knew it was the right thing to do. - Anne Holm
Being brave meant that though you might be frightened, you would face the greatest danger if you knew it was the right thing to do. – Anne Holm
Find what you are afraid of, face it, and then you won't be afraid of it anymore. - Marilyn Manson
Find what you are afraid of, face it, and then you won’t be afraid of it anymore. – Marilyn Manson
Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway. ― John Wayne
Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway. ― John Wayne
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. - Dale Carnegie
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie
Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing. ― Emma Donoghue
Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing. ― Emma Donoghue
Bravery is the ability to look fear and hurt in the face and say move aside, you are in the way. - Melissa Tumino
Bravery is the ability to look fear and hurt in the face and say move aside, you are in the way. – Melissa Tumino
Being brave isn't the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it. - Bear Grylls
Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it. – Bear Grylls
Before I knew you, I thought brave was not being afraid. You've taught me that bravery is being terrified and doing it anyway. ― Laurell K. Hamilton
Before I knew you, I thought brave was not being afraid. You’ve taught me that bravery is being terrified and doing it anyway. ― Laurell K. Hamilton
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try. - Dolly Parton
You’ll never do a whole lot unless you’re brave enough to try. – Dolly Parton
It is a brave man… who dares to look the devil in the face and tell him he is a devil. - James A. Garfield
It is a brave man… who dares to look the devil in the face and tell him he is a devil. – James A. Garfield
As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal. - Robin Sharma
As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal. – Robin Sharma

20 Wise Quotes About Bravery that will Make You Think

“If you always put a limit on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”

Bruce Lee
Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe. ― Christopher Paolini
Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it’s actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe. ― Christopher Paolini
It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit. ― J.R.R. Tolkien
It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit. ― J.R.R. Tolkien
You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. - Mary Tyler Moore
You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. – Mary Tyler Moore
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts. - Aristotle
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts. – Aristotle
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. - Gilbert K Chesterton
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. – Gilbert K Chesterton
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. - Coco Chanel
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. – Coco Chanel
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. - J.K. Rowling
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. – J.K. Rowling
You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both. ― Brené Brown
You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both. ― Brené Brown
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. - Abraham Lincoln
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. – Abraham Lincoln
No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens. ― Veronica Roth
No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens. ― Veronica Roth
Bravery is measured by how hard you try, not by whether you actually succeed. - Nancy Straight
Bravery is measured by how hard you try, not by whether you actually succeed. – Nancy Straight
Bravery is good when the cause is good. - Bernhard Schlink
Bravery is good when the cause is good. – Bernhard Schlink
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. - Bruce Lee
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. – Bruce Lee
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave. - Indira Gandhi
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave. – Indira Gandhi
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them. - Benjamin Franklin
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them. – Benjamin Franklin
O, that's a brave man! He writes brave verses, speaks brave words, swears brave oaths, and breaks them bravely. -William Shakespeare
O, that’s a brave man! He writes brave verses, speaks brave words, swears brave oaths, and breaks them bravely. –William Shakespeare
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. - Mark Twain
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. – Mark Twain
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

2 Quotes on Bravery and Taking Chances

Taking no chances means wasting your dreams. - Ellen Hopkins
Taking no chances means wasting your dreams. – Ellen Hopkins
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. ― Theodore Roosevelt
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. ― Theodore Roosevelt

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