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800 Motivational Quotes About Courage: Live Your Best Life

1. “With compassion one becomes courageous. Compassion brings triumph when attacked; it brings security when maintained.”


2. Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen. —Brené Brown


3. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”


4. You are a blessing and a light in my life and the lives of so many others. I cannot thank you enough. I only hope that I’ll be able to support and encourage others as you have supported and encouraged me.


5. “Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them…your smile, your hope, and your courage.” – Doe Zantamata


6. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill


7. Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.


8. Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.


9. Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts. – John Wooden


10. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.”


11. Remember: Your illness does not define you. Your strength and your courage does.


12. “The best possible thing you can get out of a relationship is that you're with somebody who encourages you to be the best version of yourself.”


13. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”


14. History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.


15. “How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we’re not? Even better. how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?”


16. “Being your authentic and unapologetic self… Now that’s courage. confidence. and self-love! Never underestimate yourself… There’s great power in simply being YOU.”—Stephanie Lahart


17. “Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper – but in practice, too many break their pledge. ” Ban Ki-moon


18. “All my life, I’ve had a fear of being told what to say, so I’m not telling people what to think. I’m encouraging them to say what they think. ” Yungblud


19. “Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.” —John Dewey, pragmatist and educator. Like self-worth quotes, family can help boost your confidence. These family quotes hit close to home.


20. "Remember: courage, unused, diminishes. Commitment, unexercised, wanes. Love, unshared, dissipates."


21. “My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.


22. “Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life. because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way.” ― Sheri L. Dew


23. “The most courageous act one can do is love each themself fully and unconditionally.”


24. “The best protection any woman can have… is courage.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton


25. Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.


26. It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.


27. Pro tip: Sometimes the best way to help and encourage is to share whatever it is you do well, whether that’s listening, cooking, scheduling, driving, or choosing the perfect funny movie to watch.


28. ... if we deliberately seek encouragement (motivation) on a daily basis, it will become a habit and enable us to get ahead and stay ahead in life. Zig Ziglar


29. “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” – Gilbert K Chesterton


30. “Without courage. wisdom bears no fruit.”


31. “Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.” – Thomas Szasz


32. “I’ve learned that loving yourself requires a courage unlike any other. It requires us to believe in and stay loyal to something no one else can see that keeps us in the world – our own self-worth.” ~ Mark Nepo


33. “One man with courage is a majority.” – Thomas Jefferson


34. “Vulnerability is not winning or losing. It’s having the courage to show up when you can’t control the outcome.”


35. “Give me courage. Give me strength. Please. Lord. through it all. be at my side.”


36. “To know one’s self requires a fierce and courageous willingness to explore the many layers of one’s inner landscape.” – Pamela Mclean


37. “Three positive facts are obvious on Tuesday: Tomorrow allows me another day to demonstrate my worthiness to my employer; it is yet another day to influence those around me with encouragement to handle their own trials; and, it is my day to celebrate each small victory of yesterday.” – Byron Pulsifer


38. Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement and we will make the goal. - Jerome Fleishman


39. Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.


40. When I was a young boy, something that my mom always emphasized to my siblings and me is that it was never okay to just get bye, be average or mediocre. She encouraged us to chase our dreams, but always keep God first in our lives. Joseph Woodley


41. Fun loving mothers may want to use this message to write to their son on his birthday. It is a way to encourage him to get a cake with lots of icing.


42. “You lady are one courageous one, with the heart and the strength of two parents instead of one. So be proud of yourself and know that you are not single, you are fulfilling two roles and not just one.” – Anonymous


43. Boundaries are simply our lists of what’s OK and what’s not OK. In fact, this is the working definition I use for boundaries today. It’s so straightforward and it makes sense for all ages in all situations. When we combine the courage to make clear what works for us and what doesn’t with the compassion to assume people are doing their best, our lives change. Yes, there will be people who violate our boundaries, and this will require that we continue to hold those people accountable. But when we’re living in our integrity, we’re strengthened by the self-respect that comes from the honoring of our boundaries, rather than being flattened by disappointment and resentment.


44. “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Epicurus


45. “The opposite of nice is knowing who you are, what you believe in, and what you value. It’s you being powerful and going after what you want because you are no longer held back by the fear of what others will think of you. It’s you being fierce, determined, and courageous. It’s you being your best self. ”—Aziz Gazipura


46. “Courage is on display every day. and only the courageous wring the most out of life.” – Zig Ziglar


47. Stop walking through the world looking for confirmation that you don’t belong. You will always find it because you’ve made that your mission. Stop scouring people’s faces for evidence that you’re not enough. You will always find it because you’ve made that your goal. True belonging and self-worth are not goods; we don’t negotiate their value with the world. The truth about who we are lives in our hearts. Our call to courage is to protect our wild heart against constant evaluation, especially our own. No one belongs here more than you.


48. Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. - Jonas Salk


49. “Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.”– Rabindranath Tagore


50. You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality in the mind next to honor.


51. “Courage is a kind of salvation.” – Plato


52. “All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.” – Erma Bombeck


53. Only fools believe that love makes a person vulnerable, only love makes a person strong and courageous. Your love made me a better person, because of you I became the man, whom I always wanted to be. Good morning my love.


54. “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


55. “One of the things that baffles me (and there are quite a few) is how there can be so much lingering stigma with regards to mental illness, specifically bipolar disorder. In my opinion, living with manic depression takes a tremendous amount of balls. Not unlike a tour of Afghanistan (though the bombs and bullets, in this case, come from the inside). At times, being bipolar can be an all-consuming challenge, requiring a lot of stamina and even more courage, so if you’re living with this illness and functioning at all, it’s something to be proud of, not ashamed of. They should issue medals along with the steady stream of medication.” — Carrie Fisher


56. “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 he is brave; it is merely a loose misapplication of the word.” – Mark Twain


57. “All happiness depends on courage and work.”


58. Never underestimate the power of an encouraging word.” John C. Maxwell


59. “From avoiding littering to encouraging local economy, there is a lot each one of us can do that will go a long way in keeping the country’s cultural legacy intact.” Shenaz Treasury


60. “Vulnerability is not about winning or losing. It’s having the courage to show up even when you can’t control the outcome.”


61. An unbelievable truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. There's a punishment for it, and it's usually crucifixion. - John Steinbeck


62. “Real change is difficult at the beginning. but gorgeous at the end. Change begins the moment you get the courage and step outside your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.”


63. “Courage is the secret sauce that allows you to act despite your fears.” – Narayan Kamath


64. “He is a man of courage who does not run away. but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.” – Socrates


65. You’ve encouraged us to grow as students, and you’ve remembered we are growing people, too, delivering your instruction with love and warmth and caring. Thank you, Miss Blaylock!


66. ”I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


67. Inspirational Depression Quotes: Uplifting, Encouraging


68. “Autism: Not for the wimps or the weak of heart, but for the strong, courageous and brave hearted.” — Unknown


69. “A friend encourages us when we doubt ourselves. They can sometimes see what we cannot. When we are faced with challenges or issues in our life we can always talk with them; we don’t have the fear of being criticized or judged by them.” – Catherine Pulsifer


70. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”


71. “You gain strength. courage. and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself. ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


72. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand. the spines of others are often stiffened.” – Billy Graham


73. “But God has put this Word into the mouth of men in order that it may be communicated to other men. When one person is struck by the Word, he speaks it to others. God has willed that we should seek him and find his living Word in the witness of a brother, in the mouth of a man. Therefore, a Christian needs another Christian who speaks God’s Word to him. He needs him again and again when he becomes uncertain and discouraged, for by”


74. “Genuine leaders lead by encouraging, not instilling fear in their fellow workers.”


75. “The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.” – Minot Judson Savage


76. "I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self-respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald


77. “It is precisely because they did love themselves-- because each one’s need to maintain his own respect for himself was more important to him than his popularity with others-- because his desire to win or maintain a reputation for integrity and courage was stronger than his desire to maintain his office.”


78. “Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” – Winston Churchill


79. “Dads have the unique opportunity to influence, guide, and encourage their daughters to grow into godly and gracious young ladies.” – Karol Ladd


80. “Whenever you feel discouraged, just remember, you are the center of the universe to the tiny humans you made from scratch. You’re kind of a big deal.” – Anonymous


81. Make a difference this Tuesday, be an encourager!


82. Mothers and daughters serve as constant inspiration for each other. Many mothers encourage their daughters to pursue their dreams, and daughters feel empowered to follow those dreams because they were raised by a strong and supportive mom.


83. “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 which you think you cannot do.”


84. “When we encourage new parents to ‘treasure these moments because they don’t last forever,’ we need to remember to also reassure them that they will survive these moments because they don’t last forever.” — L.R. Knost


85. If you don’t like your destiny don’t accept it. Instead have the courage to change it the way you want it to be. Naruto Uzumaki Never Give Up Naruto Quotes


86. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and, creativity” – Brené Brown; Daring Greatly


87. Sacrificing its own life for the country requires a lot of courage, but doing something good for the country only requires a will. Happy Independence Day!


88. Best Words Of Encouragement To A Friend Feeling Down


89. “Once again. Omri marveled at the courage of Little Bear. faced with all these terrors.”


90. “In one of its earliest forms, the word ‘courage’ meant ‘to speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.’”


91. “All of our dreams can come true. if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney


92. “Real courage is being afraid but doing it anyway.” ― Oprah Winfrey


93. “It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.” ― Abraham Lincoln


94. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”- Winston S. Churchill


95. Pro tip: Needing to encourage someone who is not going to recover? This Get Well article offers caring message ideas for someone with a chronic or terminal illness.


96. Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.


97. Words of encouragement to remind us to think before we speak.


98. “I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage, he is at least safe from people.” ~ George Bernard Shaw


99. “Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.”


100. “Without courage. we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind. TRUE. merciful. generous. or honest.” – Maya Angelou


101. Courage injures the strong ones who have no wisdom, but it motivates the brave ones, to always win.


102. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.


103. “It requires more courage to suffer than to die.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte


104. “Nice is a pallid virtue. Not like honesty or courage or perseverance. On the other hand, in a nation notably lacking in civility, there is much to be said for nice.” ― Molly Ivins


105. “Every day begins with an act of courage and hope: getting out of bed.”


106. “Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”


107. I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage, or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time.


108. Calvin K. Lee, Words of Wisdom, Encouragement, and Inspiration


109. “Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.” – Marlene Dietrich


110. A new day! Be open enough to see the opportunities. Be wise enough to be grateful. Be courageous enough to be happy! Happy Friday!


111. “Three positive facts are obvious on Tuesday: Tomorrow allows me another day to demonstrate my worthiness to my employer; it is yet another day to influence those around me with encouragement to handle their own trials; and, it is my day to celebrate each small victory of yesterday.” ~ Byron Pulsifer


112. “Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.” – Gloria Steinem


113. "Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” —Harper Lee"


114. All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” —Earl Nightingale


115. “One of the criteria for national leadership should therefore be a talent for understanding, encouraging, and making constructive use of vigorous criticism.” —Carl Sagan


116. . . . choose to confide in friends with sunny dispositions who will encourage you to be more positive. Zayne Parker, Anxiety: Mastery


117. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney


118. “Whatever you do. you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon. there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories. but it takes brave men and women to win them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


119. Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. He is also a fool.


120. “In my opinion, living with manic depression takes a tremendous amount of balls. Not unlike a tour of Afghanistan (though the bombs and bullets, in this case, come from the inside). At times, being bipolar can be an all-consuming challenge, requiring a lot of stamina and even more courage, so if you’re living with this illness and functioning at all, it’s something to be proud of, not ashamed of. They should issue medals along with the steady stream of medication.” ―Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking


121. “Don’t get discouraged; it is often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.”


122. “Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, “Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.” – Unknown


123. “I believe that inside every person who is bullied there is a strength and a tenacity to survive. You don’t always know that this strength exists, but if you make it through those dark times, you become aware. You become a survivor, someone whose courage and spirit is far stronger than all of the hate and cruelty of their bullies. The one thing that I want to impart to children with autism is knowledge of their own inner strength, and the belief that one day at a time, they, too, can get through this.” — Amy Gravino


124. “All happiness depends on courage and work.”― Honoré de Balzac


125. “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


126. “Courage is resistance to fear. mastery of fear. not absence of fear.” — Mark Twain


127. “Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way.” -Sheri L. Drew


128. "You and I can make our lives one of these legendary inspirations as well, simply by having courage and the awareness that we can control whatever happens in our lives. Although we cannot always control the events in our lives, we can always control our response to them, and the actions we take as a result."


129. “You gain strength. courage. and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself. I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”


130. “Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you.” – Michelle Obama


131. “I had build up false pictures in my mind and sat before them. I had never had the courage to demand the truth.”


132. “A timid person is frightened before a danger. a coward during the time. and a courageous person afterward.” – Jean Paul Richter


133. “The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'” –Billy Graham


134. Pro tip: Short thinking-of-you messages are also great for follow-up encouragement, after you’ve already sent one or more cards to your recipient.


135. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu


136. “Our duty is to encourage everyone in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.” – Swami Vivekananda


137. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” — Anaïs Nin


138. “Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can’t change, character is something that you create within yourself and must take responsibility for changing” ~ Jim Rohn


139. “All happiness depends on courage and work.” ― Honoré de Balzac


140. “The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.” – Thomas Carlyle


141. “God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.” – Chester W Nimitz


142. They Encourage Us To Keep Going When We Need Motivation, Pick Us Up When We Fall Down, And Celebrate Our Achievements. Our Friends Are Our Biggest Inspirations And It’S Important To Not Let That Slip By. Without Inspiration Where Would We Be? No Matter How Determined We Are By Ourselves, Our Best Friend Having Our Back And Cheering Us On Is A Necessity.


143. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anaïs Nin


144. “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. ”- Theodore Roosevelt


145. “Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” ~ Erica Jong


146. I’ll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there’s evidence of any thinking going on inside it.” Terry Pratchett


147. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.


148. “Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne


149. There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity and courage. —Fuchan Yuan


150. Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome. Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage.


151. “This is not an end. It is a beginning. You will need the courage of a lion to face this journey.”


152. “The difficult thing is that vulnerability is the first thing I look for in you and the last thing I’m willing to show you. In you, it’s courage and daring. In me, it’s weakness.”


153. “My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.” — Carly Fiorina


154. “True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable.” – Jeremy Collier


155. A good education would be devoted to encouraging and refining the love of the beautiful, but a pathologically misguided moralism instead turns such longing into a sin against the high goal of making everyone feel good, of overcoming nature in the name of equality.” Allan Bloom


156. “Have the courage to be who you are. not what people expect you to be.”


157. We are living proof that when human beings have the courage and commitment to transform a dream into reality, there is nothing that can stop them. Dubai is a living example of that.” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum


158. Whatever may happen, it must be of new hope or of new courage to me!


159. Courage doesn't mean never being afraid. We're all afraid sometimes. Bravery means doing the right thing anyway. That's true strength.


160. “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


161. Confidence is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life. -John Dewey


162. “Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” -- Arthur Somers Roche


163. “The major role that the body’s natural oxytocin plays in birth encourages the idea that birth is an experience of love… Birth is a spiritual experience simply because it is largely an act of love on the part of the body physiology and the indwelling spirit.” – Cathy Daub


164. You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” — Michelle Obama


165. Whether a person is going through a major problem in his life or merely losing confidence in himself, sincere yet straightforward and uplifting words of encouragement will undoubtedly improve anyone’s perspective in life.


166. Be strong & courageous. Do not be afraid. Do not be discouraged. For the lord your god will be with you wherever you go.


167. “Don’t let your struggle become your identity. Your illness does not define you. Your strength and courage do.” –Unknown


168. “My Sunday is a leisure day in which I encourage myself to forget the responsibilities of my workdays and engage honestly with my friends and loved ones.” ― Srinivas Mishra


169. “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca


170. You are the definition of inspiration, courage, and unconditional love. Happy Father’s Day, Old Man!


171. It’s great having a customer who is supportive and encouraging. Thank you for being a valued customer.


172. “The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself. in spite of being unacceptable.” – Paul TillichCLICK TO TWEET


173. “Have enough courage to start and enough heart to finish.” – Jessica S. Yourko


174. “In fact, 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


175. Winning is coming in fourth, exhausted and encouraged - because last time you came in fifth. Denis Waitley


176. “What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future.”


177. Trust me, you are more beautiful, courageous, talented, and intelligent than you’re giving yourself credit for. Believe in yourself.


178. Courage is not the absence of fear or despair; it is the capacity to continue on despite them, no matter how great or overwhelming they become.


179. “How would your life be different if…You walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day…You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.”


180. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. —Peter F. Drucker, Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author


181. “Never, in peace or war, commit your virtue or your happiness to the future. Happy work is best done by the man who takes his long-term plans somewhat lightly and works from moment to moment “as to the Lord.” It is only our daily bread that we are encouraged to ask for. The present is the only time in which any duty can be done or any grace received.”


182. Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow.


183. Hopeful mothers may want to use this message to write to their son on his birthday. It is a way of encouraging him to get a cake that is as sweet as he is.


184. “You may not have signed up for a hero’s journey, but the second you fell down, got your butt kicked, suffered a disappointment, screwed up, or felt your heart break, it started. It doesn’t matter whether we are ready for an emotional adventure—hurt happens. And it happens to every single one of us. Without exception. The only decision we get to make is what role we’ll play in our own lives: Do we want to write the story, or do we want to hand that power over to someone else? Choosing to write our own story means getting uncomfortable; it’s choosing courage over comfort.”


185. “Have courage, dear heart, for there is nothing to be afraid of and never has been.”


186. “I had build up false pictures in my mind and sat before them. I had never had the courage to demand the truth.”


187. “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.” ― Dr Roopleen


188. Keep moving forward. Don’t let any challenges in your way throw you off-track or discourage you from getting to the finishing line. Have an absolutely lovely day.


189. “Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.”


190. “Courage is not the absence of fear. but rather the judgment that something else is more important than one’s fear.” – Ambrose Redmoon


191. Work on growing in worship and dwelling on the Lord throughout the day. Talk to Him throughout the day even while you are working. Allow God to renew your mind and build the love relationship between you and Him. Also, if you desire a relationship with the Lord, I encourage you to click this link, “How can I have a personal relationship with God?“


192. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”


193. “No one escapes pain, fear, and suffering. Yet from pain can come wisdom, from fear can come courage, from suffering can come strength - if we have the virtue of resilience. — Eric Greitens


194. The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.


195. “To be affirming and encouraging of others requires vulnerability on your part.” — Shandel Slaten


196. “But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right.” – Ray Stannard Baker


197. “To a coward. courage always looks like stupidity.” – Bill Maher


198. “Each time we face our fear. we gain strength. courage. and confidence in the doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt


199. ″‘That may be true. ’ said Reason gravely. ‘but you had the courage to try.‘”


200. There are times when you only need spiritual uplifting words of encouragement and healing. You may or may not believe in the Bible, but you may want to consider the power of the following biblical passages.


201. “Success means having the courage. the determination. and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.” – George Sheehan


202. Simple Thinking-of-You Encouragement


203. “Maybe being grateful means recognizing what you have for what it is. Appreciating small victories. Admiring the struggle it takes to simply be human…At the end of the day, the fact that we have the courage to still be standing is reason enough to celebrate.” – Meredith Grey


204. “There will always be a few people who have the courage to love what is untamed inside us. One of those men is my father.” — Alison Lohman


205. ″...the Distinguished Intelligence Cross. the highest honor bestowed by the CIA. The award goes to clandestine service members for “a voluntary act or acts of extraordinary heroism involving the acceptance of existing dangers with conspicuous fortitude and exemplary courage.”


206. “How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we're not? Even better. how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?”


207. “The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” – Paulo Coelho


208. “One of the things I talk a lot about in my work that I try to practice – which is really hard – is in those moments where we’re being asked to do things or asked to take over or asked to take care of something, we have to have the courage to choose discomfort over resentment. And to me, a huge part of my authenticity practice has been choosing discomfort and saying no.”


209. “A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.”


210. Encouraging Words For Depressed Friend (Words Of Encouragement To A Friend Feeling Down)


211. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E. E. Cummings


212. A lion is so courageous that it can easily overcome anxiety.


213. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage. you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” - Maya Angelou


214. “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.”


215. “One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself. know who you are. what you believe in and where you want to go.” – Shiela Murray Bethel


216. “Confidence in yourself is built through acts of everyday courage. ” – Mel Robbins


217. Today will never come again. Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let your words heal, and not wound.


218. I appreciate you, pastor for the encouraging verse you send me every day, May God bless you abundantly.


219. “It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times.”


220. “Stopping takes courage, too.”


221. “In hard times nothing is visible, life seems to beat you down, with courage hit the problems ball will be in your court. ” ― Kishore Bansal


222. Inspirational Doula Quotes: Empowering And Encouraging


223. “It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.” – Robert Green Ingersoll


224. “Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success.”


225. “It is. I think. that we are all so alone in what lies deepest in our souls. so unable to find the words and perhaps the courage to speak with unlocked hearts. that we do not know at all that it is the same with others.”


226. The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed. — Ernest Hemingway


227. “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.” – Charles Schwab


228. Knowledge is power. Encourage your students to start harnessing that power today.


229. Be bold, be courageous, be your best. –Gabrielle Giffords


230. “I was once afraid of people saying, “Who does she think she is?” Now I have the courage to stand and say, “This is who I am.” ~Oprah Winfrey


231. “Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” – Rabindranath Tagore


232. "No one escapes pain, fear, and suffering. Yet from pain can come wisdom, from fear can come courage, from suffering can come strength – if we have the virtue of resilience.” — Eric Greitens


233. “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. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”


234. "It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.”—Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone


235. “One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.” ―George Sand


236. ‘Don’t think that there’s a different, better child ‘hiding’ behind the autism. This is your child. Love the child in front of you. Encourage his strengths, celebrate his quirks, and improve his weaknesses, the way you would with any child.’


237. “A man of courage is also full of faith.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


238. “Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” ~ Arthur Somers Roche


239. He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.


240. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on—it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


241. “Success, they taught me, is built on the foundation of courage, hard work, and individual responsibility. Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fears.”—Susana Martinez


242. “It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.” ~ Noel Coward


243. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength. while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu


244. “Blue-collar workers deserve our respect for their strength, endurance and dedication to the hard labor. Let’s always strive to show our support and appreciation for these courageous men and women.” – Al Gore


245. “It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.” – Jean Anouilh


246. Courage can't see around corners, but goes around them anyway.


247. “Don’t think that there is a different, better child ‘hiding’ behind the autism. This is your child. Love the child in front of you. Encourage his strengths, celebrate his quirks, and improve his weaknesses, the way you would with any child.” – Claire Scovell LaZebnik


248. Word of Encouragement by Zig Ziglar


249. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~ E.E. Cummings


250. “You can’t test courage cautiously.” – Anne Dillard


251. “All you need is the plan. the road map. and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale


252. Supportive Messages of Encouragement for a Friend


253. “Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”


254. “You my man are one courageous lion, with the heart and the strength of two parents instead of one. Be proud of yourself and know that you are not single, you are fulfilling two roles and not just one..” – Anonymous


255. Touch one's heart, encourage one mind and inspire one soul


256. You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.


257. Being genius is not enough, it takes courage to change people's hearts.


258. Try not to be discouraged by setbacks. Instead, try to be encouraged by the fact that you have the chance to overcome them.


259. “There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.” – Seneca


260. “Healing takes courage. and we all have courage. even if you have to dig a little.” – Tori Amos


261. Brief Words of Encouragement for a Friend


262. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” — Christopher Columbus


263. “Marriage, in its truest sense, is a partnership of equals, with neither exercising dominion over the other, but, rather, with each encouraging and assisting the other in whatever responsibilities and aspirations he or she might have.” Gordon B. Hinckley


264. “All of us are put in boxes by our family, by our religion, by our society, our moment in history, even our own bodies. Some people have the courage to break free.” – Geena Rocero


265. “When you have the courage to consistently express gratitude for everything you already have, the Universe will gift you, even more, to be grateful for.”― Clyde Lee Dennis


266. “The best protection any woman can have is courage.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Social Activist


267. “The level of collective courage in an organization is the absolute best predictor of that organization’s ability to be successful.”


268. “It takes guts and humility to admit mistakes. Admitting we’re wrong is courage. not weakness.” – Roy T. Bennet


269. “To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage.”


270. “The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” ~ R. G. Ingersoll


271. “Lord Jesus. You know the struggle that Tony has. You know the indecision. the shame. the pain of his choices. I pray You would remind him right now of whose child he is. And that when You look at him. You see the perfection of Your Son. Jesus. Thank You that You have conquered sin. Thank You that the evil one is not in control. Give Tony the courage to do what You’re asking him to do. in Your timing.”


272. “What. in fact. is the absurd man? He who. without negating it. does nothing for the eternal. Not that nostalgia is foreign to him. But he prefers his courage and his reasoning.”


273. “For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.” Billy Porter


274. “Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way.” —Sheri L. Drew, author and editor


275. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”- Walt Disney


276. “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


277. “The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.” – Thucydides


278. “I can shake off everything if I write; my sorrows disappear. my courage is reborn.”


279. “Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away with your head held high is dignity.” — Author Unknown


280. “To our Pastor’s wife, you are a virtuous woman, wise and kind, clothed with dignity and strength. You are an encouragement to those around you. You love God and will be blessed. Happy Pastor Appreciation Day.” — Unknown


281. “Real change is difficult at the beginning. but gorgeous at the end. Change begins the moment you get the courage and step outside your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Roy T. Bennett


282. “A smile is the only infectious affliction everyone is encouraged to spread.”― Omar Kiam


283. “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” – Seneca


284. “It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to keep it.” – Willy Brandt


285. Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren' t always comfortable, but they're never weakness.


286. “The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.” Ellen G. White


287. “Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.” – George Smith Patton


288. “There are no easy answers. but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” – Ronald Reagan


289. “People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.” ~ Hermann HesseQuotes about strength


290. “We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.” –Joyce Meyer


291. “Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.”


292. “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. ” —Theodore Roosevelt


293. “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.”- Theodore Roosevelt


294. “It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. ” — Theodore Roosevelt


295. Additionally, you may use a sympathy text to provide the recipient with kind words that will encourage them to think back on the life of the person they have lost. The mess might spark introspection or present a fresh viewpoint on what it means to lose a loved one. Our words can go a long way toward making a grieving person feel loved and supported, even while they cannot erase the grief of losing a loved one.Rest in Peace StatusI'm incredibly sorry that you are no longer with us. God bless you.The first time you say hello and the last time you say goodbye are the two toughest things in life to say.Before death separated us and I had to say goodbye to you, I had no idea how difficult it was. Peace be with you, my love!Sometimes, life seems so irrational. I'm crying right now for the one who gave me the chuckle. To me, you were everything. Peace be with you, my love!Everywhere he went, he shared joy and love. It's unimaginable that he's gone. Peace be upon him.Few people have had such a profound impact on my life as you did. I appreciate you being there. Peace be with you.I'm sending my deepest condulences. May the Lord grant you the fortitude to get through this trying moment.Even though it's the one you kind of wants to happen last, death is just another stage of life.He was a man with a pure heart. He will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace, his soul.The thought that she is no longer with us makes me very sad. May she rest in peace, my dear.


296. “If you have been brutally broken, but still have the courage to be gentle to others, then you deserve a love deeper than the ocean itself.” —Nikita Gill


297. “The best protection any woman can have is courage.” –Elizabeth Cady Stanton


298. Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.


299. Don't get discouraged with your skin when it doesn't do what you want it to do... Give it some time. That's the only way to get to know yourself.


300. “A good education would be devoted to encouraging and refining the love of the beautiful, but a pathologically misguided moralism instead turns such longing into a sin against the high goal of making everyone feel good, of overcoming nature in the name of equality.” Allan Bloom


301. "Life can be wonderful if you’re not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination … and a little dough.” — Charlie Chaplin


302. “Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. [He is also a fool.”


303. “Every morning God says: one more time, live life, make a difference. Touch one’s heart, encourage one mind and inspire one soul.”


304. “It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”


305. “Art and beauty have the unsuspected force of triggering mental power that gives people courage and confidence to steam ahead. Art and beauty bring to life unfulfilled hope. creative imagination. and bountiful goodwill.”


306. “Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step.” – Mariska Hargitay


307. “Courage begets more courage.”


308. “The world needs less heat and more light. It needs less of the heat of anger, revenge, retaliation, and more of the light of ideas, faith, courage, aspiration, joy, love and hope.” —Wilfred Peterson.


309. “My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.” – Carly Fiorina


310. “It takes courage to create a meaningful life of integrity. It also requires good company. And practice.”


311. “A lot of times we are our own worst enemy because we allow self-doubt to enter the picture. But when someone comes along and gives us encouragement. and reassurance it helps erase the self-doubt that we may have.” – Catherine Pulsifer


312. I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.


313. The sun himself is weak when he first rises; and gathers strength and courage as the day goes on. – Charles Dickens


314. “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.” — Douglas MacArthur


315. “To be affirming and encouraging of others requires vulnerability on your part.” – Shandel Slaten


316. “Courage is the only virtue you can’t fake.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb


317. ″ A democracy with this effort by its people must and can face its problems. that it must show patience. restraint. compassion. as well as wisdom and strength and courage. in the struggle for solutions which are very rarely easy to find.”


318. “My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn’t have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.” — Sara Blakely


319. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength. while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”


320. "All our dreams will come true, if we have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney


321. “Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.” – James Freeman Clarke


322. “Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.” Nikos Kazantzakis


323. "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.”


324. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”— Maya Angelou


325. “The candles on your cake remind me of the encouraging light you shine on all those around you.”


326. “The only choice we have as we mature is how we inhabit our vulnerability. how we become larger and more courageous and more compassionate through our intimacy with disappearance. our choice is to inhabit vulnerability as generous citizens of loss. robustly and fully. or conversely. as misers and complainers. reluctant and fearful. always at the gates of existence. but never bravely and completely attempting to enter. never wanting to risk ourselves. never walking fully through the door.”


327. “It must have courage. cunning. and. above all. it must be able to reason.”


328. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”


329. “Courage is action, not talk.” – Jeff Rich


330. “It’s the hardest thing in the world—to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage.”


331. Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of kindness that have more meaning than you may realize. Catherine Pulsifer


332. Courage is vulnerability


333. “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” – Raymond Lindquist


334. “I was once afraid of people saying ‘Who does she think she is?’ Now I have the courage to stand and say, ‘This is who I am.” – Oprah Winfrey


335. "Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success."-Dale Carnegie


336. Positive Encouraging Words For A Friend Going Through A Tough Time (Words Of Encouragement To A Friend Feeling Down)


337. “If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, then you’re a badass with a heart of an angel.”


338. Remember that you can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. Congratulations on your graduation sweetheart, we couldn’t be more proud. Good luck with what the future holds.


339. It takes a lot of courage to have an "attitude of gratitude" during the "dark" times. But once you have it, it empowers you. Joshua Tongol, The Secret to Awesomeness


340. “True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes. but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.” – Alfred North Whitehead


341. “You are such a beautiful girl, and I’m so proud of the incredible way that you are growing up. Even at such a young age, you are full of wisdom, kindness, compassion, and courage.” – Unknown


342. “Without belittling the courage with which men have died. we should not forget those acts of courage which men--have lived.”


343. “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” —W. Clement Stone, businessman and writer


344. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ― E. E. cummings


345. “There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.” ~ Seneca


346. “The core of authenticity is the courage to be imperfect. vulnerable. and to set boundaries.” – Brené Brown


347. You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once, but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own ”– Michelle Obama


348. “Either life entails courage. or it ceases to be life.” ~ EM Forster


349. “We want to add beliefs that build us up, encourage us, and support us. We want beliefs that are ‘the wind beneath our wings’, causing us to soar and to be all we can be.” — Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow


350. Thank you for every hug, word of encouragement, and loads of love you've given me. I am blessed to have you in my life.


351. “I encourage people to remember that “No” is a complete sentence. ”- Gavin de Becker


352. “You know. sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you. something great will come of it.”


353. “Talent is luck. The important thing in life is courage.” – Woody Allen


354. Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you. Author Unknown


355. “One of the criteria for national leadership should therefore be a talent for understanding, encouraging, and making constructive use of vigorous criticism.” – Carl Sagan


356. “People who lack the clarity. courage. or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. Live your truth and don’t EVER stop!” – Steve Maraboli


357. “Have the courage to love yourself like you always wished someone would.” – Vironika Tugaleva


358. Creativity takes courage.


359. We want to add beliefs that build us up, encourage us and support us. We want beliefs that are 'the wind beneath our wings', causing us to soar and to be all we can be.


360. I look forward to Fridays because I know I have spent the week offering encouragement, solace, assistance and good-will to everyone I have met through my journey. Byron Pulsifer


361. I would add that we should all be an encouraging influence on those around you.


362. Word of Encouragement by Napoleon Hill


363. “A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably. – William Penn


364. “Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it’s what you believe. and the heck with everybody.”


365. Just because someone’s challenges are serious doesn’t mean your words always have to be. Sometimes sharing a laugh or smile is the best encouragement.


366. “Courage is found in unlikely places.” – J.R.R. Tolkien


367. Word of Encouragement by Drew Barrymore


368. “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


369. “Birth is the pinnacle where women discover the courage to become mothers.” – Anita Diamant


370. “I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they’ve changed overnight.” – Chris Bell


371. “If there is any truth in the world. it lies when I’m with you. and if I find the courage to speak my truth to you one day. remind me to light a candle in thanksgiving at every altar in Rome.”


372. “Courage can’t see around corners. but goes around them anyway.” – Mignon McLaughlin


373. This message can be sent from a mother to her son on his birthday to encourage him to relax and enjoy his day.


374. “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” – Jane Austen


375. “It is only necessary to have courage. for strength without self-confidence is useless.” – Giacomo Casanova


376. Words of Encouragement for Men


377. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin


378. I can soar the greatest heights all because I have the courage to fly.


379. “Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.”


380. “It is courage. courage. courage. that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.” – Horace


381. “The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging. in fact. can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance. because believing that you’re enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic. vulnerable and imperfect.” – Brene Brown


382. “Keep courage. Whatever you do, do not feel sorry for yourself. You will win in a great age of opportunity.” – Richard L. Evans


383. “Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it.” –Bryce Courtenay


384. Separation from those we love is never easy, but it must be faced with courage.


385. “It takes courage to be kind.” — Maya Angelou ‍


386. “The flaw in our character is our insistence on separating blue-collar jobs from white-collar jobs, and encouraging one form of education over another. ” Mike Rowe


387. The lion is such a mighty animal to learn from due to its strength and courage.


388. "Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.” – Bruce Lee


389. “Courage is resistance to fear. mastery of fear—not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain


390. “We desperately need more leaders who are committed to courageous, wholehearted leadership and who are self-aware enough to lead from their hearts, rather than unevolved leaders who lead from hurt and fear.” – Brené Brown


391. Have the courage to start a new path this Sunday and a miracle will happen.”