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800 Powerful Quotes About Courage, Strength And Wisdom

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


2. “Like all explorers, we are drawn to discover what’s out there without knowing yet, if we have the courage to face it.”


3. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Sin


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


5. If we make the mistake of being negative, discouraged, grumpy, or sour, we've wasted the day. Joel Osteen, Daily Readings from Every Day a Friday


6. We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face ... we must do that which we think we cannot. - Eleanor Roosevelt


7. “Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.”


8. “Valor is stability. not of legs and arms. but of courage and the soul.” – Michel de Montaigne


9. “The Dream is the enemy of all art. courageous thinking. and honest writing.”


10. “The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource. adding color and suspense to all our life.” – Daniel J. Boorstin


11. “He who whets his steel. whets his courage”


12. 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. —Eleanor Roosevelt


13. “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


14. “Letting go isn’t about having the courage to release the past; it’s about having the wisdom to embrace the present. ” – Steve Maraboli


15. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying. “I will try again tomorrow.”” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher


16. 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. C. S. Lewis


17. Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. — Winston S. Churchill


18. He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. —Muhammad Ali


19. Being an autism dad is more than watching a son with autism grow and develop. Being an autism dad is about being your kid’s best friend, the ultimate mentor and role model, a teacher who always encourages learning new things, an advocate for justice and equality, and a compassionate caregiver (and so much more).


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


21. “Courage gives us a voice and compassion gives us an ear. Without both. there is no opportunity for empathy and connection.”


22. “You have plenty of courage. I am sure. ” answered Oz. “All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid. and that kind of courage you have in plenty.”


23. Enjoy your Sunday! Have faith in your heart and courage to fulfill all your dreams.


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


25. “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.”― Shannon L. Alder


26. “The secret to happiness is freedom … and the secret to freedom is courage.” – Thucydides


27. “Blue collar work is hard work. It takes dedication, courage, and the willingness to put one’s best foot forward in even the most difficult of circumstances. That’s the kind of grit and determination we must never forget.” –John McCain


28. “For all his inner suffering, the narcissist has many traits that make for success in bureaucratic institutions, which put premium on the manipulation of interpersonal relations, discourage the formation of deep personal attachments, and at the same time provide the narcissist with the approval he needs in order to validate his self-esteem.” ~ Christopher Lasch


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


30. I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.” Henry David Thoreau


31. “It’s humbling to start fresh. It takes a lot of courage. But it can be reinvigorating. You just have to put your ego on a shelf & tell it to be quiet.” – Jennifer Ritchie Payette


32. Americans are experiencing an epidemic in narcissistic behavior in a culture that is intrinsically self-conscious and selfish, and citizens are encouraged to pursue happiness and instant gratification of their personal desires.” — Kilroy J. Oldster


33. “Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” – Louis D Brandeis


34. “To truly love is to have the courage to walk away and let the other person who wishes to be free go no matter how much it hurts. ” ― Taylor Swift


35. Sometimes, the best encouraging words for a friend feeling down are funny in nature…


36. “We can talk about courage and love and compassion until we sound like a greeting card store. but unless we’re willing to have an honest conversation about what gets in the way of putting these into practice in our daily lives. we will never change. Never. ever.”


37. “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”


38. 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


39. “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”


40. “Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.” – Vittorio Alfieri


41. “Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”


42. “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.”


43. “Amongst the qualities a hero should have, I would include determination, loyalty, courage, perseverance, patience, focus, intrepidity and selflessness.” – Ricky Martin


44. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” – Mary Anne Radmacher


45. “Have the courage to be who you want to be. in a world that is trying to make you like everyone else.” – ATGW


46. A good friend will always encourage you to move on in life. But a best friend will help you move a dead body and then encourage you to move on in life. Happy Friendship Day!


47. Tuesday: A day to ask yourself, how much courage do you have? Are you doing your best work? Are you complaining or are you finding solutions? Are you living your dreams?” - Unknown


48. “Do something today that will encourage you to blossom.”


49. “A good relationship is when someone accepts your past, supports your present, and encourages your future.”


50. “Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Somebody needs what you have to give. It may not be your money; it may be your time. It may be your listening ear. It may be your arms to encourage. It may be your smile to uplift. Who knows?”


51. “A simple smile, a cheerful hello or a word of encouragement. It’s amazing what an impact you will have.” – Unknown


52. “Take chances. make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.”


53. “I’m not a waif-y girl and never will be. I think it’s healthy when fitness experts encourage fitness rather than getting a certain body shape.”


54. “If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” – David Viscott


55. You must find the courage to leave the table if respect is no longer being served. – Tene Edwards.


56. “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery. in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” – Veronica Roth


57. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.


58. “I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I’ll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else.”– Roald Dahl


59. “Courage. the universal virtue. is comprehended by us all—but these portraits of courage do not dispel the mysteries of politics.”


60. You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.” Tom Hopkins


61. “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


62. “Courage is the birthplace of confidence”. – Debbie Millman


63. “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.”


64. “One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cannot change. ” – Unknown


65. “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.”


66. “The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” — Charles Dickens


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


68. “A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” – Vince Lombardi


69. You may encounter a number of setbacks, but don’t let them discourage you. Never stop looking at the bright side and moving forward in faith. Good morning.


70. “It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.” – Alan Cohen


71. I’m passionate about encouraging girls to be confident in their own skin.” Sadie Sink


72. “The courage to be yourself in a world constantly trying to shape you is my personal definition of power.”


73. “Shallow emotions. An incapacity to feel genuine love. A need for stimulation. Frequent verbal outbursts. Poor behavioural controls. These are just some of the things that social media are encouraging in all of us. They’re also a pretty comprehensive diagnostic checklist for sociopathy — in fact, that’s where I got the list. ” Milo Yiannopoulos


74. “Everything you need is within you, the strength, the courage and confidence to change your life. You just need to look within yourself and find it.” – Amanda Ray


75. To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.


76. “In every crisis. doubt or confusion. take the higher path – the path of compassion. courage. understanding. and love.” – Amit Ray


77. I did not learn about vulnerability and courage and creativity and innovation from studying vulnerability


78. It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful.


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


80. 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.


81. “All the appreciation I have been receiving has been very encouraging. It pushes me to do better.” – Armaan Malik


82. “Courage is vulnerability. Vulnerability is courage. Like shadow and light. neither one can exist without the other.” – Wai Lan Yuen


83. “A man of courage never wants weapons.”


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


85. “Even the strongest and bravest must sometimes weep. It shows they have a great heart. one that can show compassion for others. You are brave. Matthias. Already you have done great things for one so young. I am only a simple country-bred fieldmouse. but even I can see the courage and the leadership in you.”


86. Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.


87. The only thing is, people have to develop courage. It is most important of all the virtues. Because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtues consistently.


88. “Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” – Pericles


89. “Courage is the hallmark of spirituality. Courage comes when you love yourself for who you are.” – Amit Ray


90. “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 your own. No one belongs here more than you.” – Brené Brown


91. “Courage is very important. Like a muscle. it is strengthened by use.” ~ Ruth Gordon


92. “Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others. ” – Brené Brown


93. “May the God of endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude toward each other, similar to Christ Jesus’ attitude.”


94. “There are two things I judge harshly on. The inability for one to admit when they are wrong, and the lack of courage to say I am sorry.”


95. “Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it. I do that every day. Asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength. It shows you have the courage to admit when you don’t know something, and to learn something new.” – Barack Obama


96. “For what matters in life is not whether we receive a round of applause; what matters is whether we have the courage to venture forth despite the uncertainty of acclaim.”


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


98. “Long before morning I knew that what I was seeking to discover was a thing I’d always known. That all courage was a form of constancy. That it is always himself that the coward abandoned first. After this all other betrayals come easily.”


99. “A small. quiet. grassroots movement that starts with each of us saying. ‘My story matters because I matter.’ A movement where we can take to the streets with our messy. imperfect. wild. stretch-marked. wonderful. heartbreaking. grace-filled. and joyful lives. A movement fueled by the freedom that comes when we stop pretending that everything is okay when it isn’t. A call that rises up from our bellies when we find the courage to celebrate those intensely joyful moments even though we’ve convinced ourselves that savoring happiness is inviting disaster.”


100. Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Joel Osteen


101. “I consider myself a good person. And I think people perceive me to be, ‘Oh, she’s nice,’ but being a good person, knowing your strengths and working towards those strengths, and encouraging those around you to do the same, that’s a good person. ” Miranda Kerr


102. “We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.”


103. “Integrity is choosing courage over comfort; it’s choosing what is right over what is fun, fast, or easy; and choosing to practice our values rather than simply professing them.” – Brené Brown


104. “It takes courage to create a meaningful life of integrity. It also requires good company. And practice.” ― Shelley Francis


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


106. "I am a better person because of you. You help me be the best person that I can be and you always encourage me to reach my full potential.


107. 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


108. It takes courage and strength to be empathetic, and I’m very proudly an empathetic and compassionate leader. I am trying to chart a different path, and that will attract criticism but I can only be true to myself and the form of leadership I believe in.” — Jacinda Ardern


109. “I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.” — Maya Angelou


110. “The stories of past courage can define that ingredient—they can teach. they can offer hope. they can provide inspiration.”


111. “Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t.”


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


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


114. “Authenticity—the courage to be yourself.” – Anonymous


115. Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.


116. “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


117. “I did not pray for any relief. but I prayed for strength to suffer with courage. humility and love.”


118. “Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution.” – Mary Daly


119. "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts."— Winston S. Churchill, former Prime Minister


120. “For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or. in my case. too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit. stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same. there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not. I hope you have the courage to start all over again.”


121. “It takes strength and courage to admit the truth.” – The Red Pyramid


122. “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.”


123. We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.”


124. “Who do you spend time with? Criticizers or encouragers? Surround yourself with those who believe in you. Your life is too important for anything less.” – Steve Goodier


125. ”Don’t pity me because I am a single mum. Respect me for having the courage to do it alone, the strength to never give up and the love to put my child’s needs before my own.”- mysinglemummyself.com


126. “The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you’re very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble.” — Serena Williams


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


128. “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


129. A good response beats a bad reaction any day. Be encouraged. Kerry E. Wagner, Never Let Go of My Hand


130. “Never say that you can't do something, or that something seems impossible, or that something can't be done, no matter how discouraging or harrowing it may be; human beings are limited only by what we allow ourselves to be limited by: our own minds. We are each the masters of our own reality; when we become self-aware to this: absolutely anything in the world is possible. — Mike Norton


131. “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.” – Brené Brown


132. “It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure. to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting. for in movement there is life. and in change there is power.”


133. "It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” —e.e. cummings"


134. “You can choose courage. or you can choose comfort. but you cannot choose both.” – Brene Brown


135. “Speaking from our hearts is what I think of as ordinary courage.”


136. “Courage ought to have eyes as well as arms.” – H.G. Bohn


137. Failure is not having the courage to try, nothing more and nothing less.


138. “Physical courage, which despises all danger, will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage, which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another.” – Charles Caleb Colton


139. “Whatever course you decide upon. there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


140. “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable. but they’re never weakness.” – Brené Brown


141. Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others. —Brené Brown


142. “True success will come when you have the courage to be yourself.” – Marcela Valladolid


143. Have enough courage to start and enough heart to finish. – Jessica N. S. Yourko


144. Be courageous. Challenge orthodoxy. Stand up for what you believe in. When you are in your rocking chair talking to your grandchildren many years from now, be sure you have a good story to tell. — Amal Clooney


145. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues. but the form of every virtue at the testing point…” – C. S. Lewis


146. Softball is a sport of confidence and courage. Nobody gets through life without some adversity, but it’s how you react to that adversity that really matters


147. “If we make the mistake of being negative, discouraged, grumpy, or sour, we’ve wasted the day.” ~ Joel Osteen


148. “The most courageous act is to think for yourself. Aloud.” Coco Chanel, Fashion Designer


149. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”


150. “Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.” – Jim Davis


151. “Long distance is hard. You have to trust that as you each change on your own, your relationship will also chance along with you. It takes hope, good humour, and idealism. It takes a massive dose of courage to protect the relationship at all odds. It is hard, but worth it. You’ll both be stronger as a result.” – Craig M. Mullaney.


152. “Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires….courage.”


153. “Authenticity is also about the courage and the vulnerability to say, “Yeah, I’ll try it. I feel pretty uncomfortable and I feel a little vulnerable, but I’ll try it!”” — Brené Brown


154. “We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face.” —Eleanor Roosevelt


155. “Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.” – Anatole France


156. “Perfection doesn’t exist. and I’ve found what makes children happy doesn’t always prepare them to be courageous. engaged adults.”


157. “Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.” – Dale Carnegie


158. “Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear its safeguard.” – Leonardo Da Vinci


159. “Why do they always teach us that it’s easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It’s the hardest thing in the world–to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want. ” – Ayn Rand


160. “Courage is a heart word.”


161. “I wanted you to see what real courage is. instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin. but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.”


162. “The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” ~ Charles Dickens


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


164. I have won the hearts of many. So that matters more than any award. The love of my ‘Nehearts’ – my fans, is more than inspiring and encouraging.” Neha Kakkar


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


166. Silence helps encourage mindfulness.


167. “Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage — it can be delightful.” – George Bernard Shaw


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


169. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” ― Coco Chanel


170. "There is a point where courage becomes a symptom of mental illness.”― Wayne Gerard Trotman


171. Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.


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


173. “So take the time to think. Discover your real reason for being here and then have the courage to act on it.”


174. Losing a job, or struggling to find one, can be a major blow to a person’s finances, relationships, and sense of self-worth. It’s definitely a time when encouragement is needed.


175. Words of Encouragement from the Bible


176. “One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world was better for this.” – Don Quixote


177. Words of Encouragement for Success


178. “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


179. lao tzu quote about love, "being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage"


180. “Real friends don’t throw shade. They encourage. They know your insecurities and inspire you to evolve through kindness, love, and patience.” — Christina Daniels


181. “The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement.”


182. “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.”


183. “You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred. ” J. Paul Getty


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


185. “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.”


186. “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”. – Eleanor Roosevelt


187. “I now see how gifts like courage, compassion, and connection only work when they are exercised. Every day.”


188. “Faith is a place of mystery. where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.”


189. “Vulnerability is not weakness. and the uncertainty. risk. and emotional exposure we face every day are not optional. Our only choice is a question of engagement. Our willingness to own and engage with our vulnerability determines the depth of our courage and the clarity of our purpose; the level to which we protect ourselves from being vulnerable is a measure of our fear and disconnection.”


190. “Courage is vulnerability. Vulnerability is courage. Like shadow and light. neither one can exist without the other.” — Wai Lan Yuen


191. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. - Mark Twain


192. “Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.”


193. Life is about courage and going into the unknown.


194. "A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” —Vince Lombardi"


195. “The root of the word courage is ‘cor’—the Latin word for heart.”


196. “In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. It’s no different in the financial realm.” – Suze Orman


197. “Encourage yourself. believe in yourself. and love yourself. never doubt who are you.”


198. Plato is saying here that the greatest courage one has is in knowing what to not be afraid of.


199. “I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.”


200. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin


201. “Don’t get discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens up the lock.” – John Wooden


202. “My son, you are such an amazing man, 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


203. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”


204. “Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?” – Marie Antoinette


205. Thank you for being an encouraging and supporting customer. May you provide us with enough opportunities to serve you once again.


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


207. “A Dad is one who is always there can always be counted on always has time, always encouraging, that is you Dad, Thanks for all you do!” – C Lynch


208. “I think there are many things that we can do today to make it a better work environment that is more supportive and encouraging of diversity. ” Aileen Lee


209. “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


210. “Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves. even when we risk disappointing others.”


211. “Don’t feel defeated if your dreams didn’t work out. It took courage to try and take the risk. That’s something to be proud of.” ~ Amanda Raycourage Quotes


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


213. If you don’t try to reclaim the timing that was lost, it means you lack courage or didn’t care enough.” – Unknown


214. “I don’t really want to become normal. average. standard. I want merely to gain in strength. in the courage to live out my life more fully. enjoy more. experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits”


215. Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.


216. “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”


217. “Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.” – Arthur Koestler


218. “It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.” – Erma Bombeck


219. “By separating the autism from the person, are we encouraging our patients’ family members to love an imagined non-autistic child that was never born, forgetting about the real person who exists in front of us?” – Christina Nicolaidis, A Physician Speaks


220. “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


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


222. It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.


223. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu


224. “Authenticity: The courage to be yourself.”


225. On this beautiful Friday morning, I encourage you to take a deep breath and just appreciate life.


226. 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


227. “In meditation we discover our inherent restlessness. Sometimes we get up and leave. Sometimes we sit there but our bodies wiggle and squirm and our minds go far away. This can be so uncomfortable that we feel’s it’s impossible to stay. Yet this feeling can teach us not just about ourselves but what it is to be human…we really don’t want to stay with the nakedness of our present experience. It goes against the grain to stay present. These are the times when only gentleness and a sense of humor can give us the strength to settle down…so whenever we wander off, we gently encourage ourselves to “stay” and settle down. Are we experiencing restlessness? Stay! Are fear and loathing out of control? Stay! Aching knees and throbbing back? Stay! What’s for lunch? Stay! I can’t stand this another minute! Stay!”


228. “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable. but they're never weakness.”


229. “Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.” ~ Dennis Prager


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


231. “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.


232. Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step.


233. When you are passionate you can be bold because you have that drive, that enthusiasm, that courage, that excitement.


234. William J. Brennan, Jr. Encourages You to Rise Up


235. Take chances, make mistakes–that is how we grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.–Mary Tyler Moore


236. My mother wanted me to be her wings, to fly as she never quite had the courage to do. I love her for that. I love the fact that she wanted to give birth to her own wings. — Erica Jong


237. If we all were being encouraged and encouraging others, the world would be a far more beautiful place. Just imagine! Cathy Burnham Martin, Encouragement: How to Be and Find the Best


238. Real courage is holding on to a still voice in your head that says, ‘I must keep going.’ It’s that voice that says nothing is a failure if it is not final. That voice that says to you, ‘Get out of bed. Keep going. I will not quit.' —Cory Booker


239. “When nobody celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.” – Joel Osteen


240. “Being courageous in solitude. without witnesses. without the prize of a consent. alone in front of oneself. requires great courage and great strength.” – Milan Kundera


241. “We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.” – Thomas Moore


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


243. “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.”


244. “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and the courage to accept the love in return.” ~ Maya Angelou


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


246. “Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.” – Vittorio Alfieri


247. True teachers 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


248. “Courage is 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


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


250. “You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.”


251. It is also our responsibility to allow and encourage others to do the same.


252. Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” – Maya Angelou


253. Encourage continued communication sometimes all it takes is a nod of your head or a brief word, or listening sounds. Clive Harman, How to Communicate Effectively


254. “He said we were making this move to learn about bravery and courage. That sounded awfully familiar.”


255. “I scanned the group. Faces spoke to their future. I saw courage. anger. fear and confusion. Others were hopeless. They had already given up.”


256. “Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.” – Dean Koontz


257. “It takes courage to take action to achieve your goals especially when others doubt.” ― Catherine Pulsifer


258. “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


259. “Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that’s courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool. and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward.” – Piers Anthony


260. “Encouraging wellness and prevention helps improve quality of life and can lower costs, too. I saw too many patients who had poor health because of their decisions, but too often, all they needed was a doctor to help point them in the right direction. ” Charles Boustany


261. “Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


262. “Sometimes it takes getting pushed to the very edge before you can find your voice and courage to speak out again. Sometimes it takes hitting that rock bottom to realize you're done descending. and it's time to rise. Sometimes it takes being told you're nothing—being made to feel like you're nothing—to help you see that you are complete. You. Are. Enough.”


263. “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


264. “I never encourage deceit, and falsehood, especially if you have got a bad memory, is the worst enemy a fellow can have. The fact is truth is your truest friend, no matter what the circumstances are.”


265. “The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.” – Daniel Boorstin


266. “To have courage for whatever comes in life—everything lies in that.” – Saint Teresa of Ávila


267. There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.


268. “Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons. whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.”


269. ¨I'm not a waif-y girl and never will be. I think it's healthy when fitness experts encourage fitness rather than getting a certain body shape.¨- Sophia Bush


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


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


272. “It took vulnerability to forge strength. the way true courage required fear.” – Martina Boone. Persuasion


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


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


275. I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it’s proactive and there is positive intent behind it. — Michael J. Fox


276. “A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.”― Lao Tzu


277. “Standing courageously for an unpopular opinion isn’t easy, but the rewards of standing courageously for the truth will last forever.” – Rick Warren


278. “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


279. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Lord Chesterfield


280. “Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.” – Albert Camus


281. You are my encouragement and hope in difficult times. I am grateful for your support. Thank you for being there for me, always.


282. “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.” – Brené Brown


283. Innocence is courage and clarity both. Osho


284. What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?


285. “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.”


286. Looking for messages of encouragement for a friend who falls in the “best friend” category? Check out this next section:


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


288. “Courage is a heart word. The root of the word courage is cor—the Latin word for heart. In one of its earliest forms, the word courage meant ‘To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.’ Over time, this definition has changed, and today, we typically associate courage with heroic and brave deeds. But in my opinion, this definition fails to recognize the inner strength and level of commitment required for us to actually speak honestly and openly about who we are and about our experiences—good and bad. Speaking from our hearts is what I think of as ‘ordinary courage.'” – Brené Brown


289. “’When the seed of Love in your heart is ready to bloom. you will be loved in return. ’ and a strange new courage entered her.”


290. “The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it's conformity.”


291. “The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity.” – Ruby Dee


292. “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.”


293. Your insight from God’s word encourages and strengthens us. Thank you, sir.


294. “Courage is as often the outcome of despair as of hope; in the one case we have nothing to lose. in the other everything to gain.” – Diane de Poitiers


295. “To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves; let us be above such transparent egotism. If you can't say good and encouraging things, say nothing.” – Will Durant


296. “Long before morning I knew that what I was seeking to discover was a thing I’d always known. That all courage was a form of constancy. That it is always himself that the coward abandoned first. After this all other betrayals come easily.”


297. Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.


298. “You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love – who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.”


299. “Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation, where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body, a miracle of wisdom.”


300. “People don’t follow titles, they follow courage.” – William Wells Brown


301. Don't just criticize, encourage.


302. Be open enough to see the opportunities. Be wise enough to be grateful. Be courageous enough to be happy! Happy Sunday!”


303. “Maybe the hardest part of life is just having the courage to try.”


304. A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done. - Vince Lombardi


305. The end of a relationship can bring relief, but also a huge life adjustment, and often, a significant dip in happiness for a long time to come. Encourage early and often.


306. "Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak." – Thomas Carlyle


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


308. “My encouragement: delete the energy vampires from your life, clean out all complexity, build a team around you that frees you to fly, remove anything toxic, and cherish simplicity. Because that’s where genius lives.” — Robin S. Sharma


309. The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.


310. Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. . — Harry S. Truman


311. “One isn’t necessarily born with courage. but one is born with potential. Without courage. we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind. TRUE. merciful. generous. or honest.” – Maya Angelou


312. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” — Steve Jobs, American business magnate.


313. “We can talk about courage, and love, and compassion until we sound like a greeting card store, but unless we’re willing to have an honest conversation about what gets in the way of putting these into practice in our daily lives, we will never change. Never, ever.”


314. “Enjoy your Sunday! Have faith in your heart and courage to fulfill all your dreams.” – Unknown


315. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson


316. Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard. —Warren Bennis


317. “Courage is like love. it must have hope for nourishment.”


318. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie


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


320. “To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction – and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.” – Stephen Baker


321. "Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.” – William Arthur Ward


322. “We should be encouraging — not penalizing — folks who want to pursue higher education. ” Sharice Davids


323. Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you.


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


325. “Here’s a truth: principled leaders solve moral problems. They have the courage to act rightly. They consistently demonstrate principled conduct under pressure.”


326. “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


327. Hard work, honesty, tenacity, and love are just a few of your attributes. Your words of encouragement brightened many of my days and helped sharpen my life for good.


328. “One isn't necessarily born with courage. but one is born with potential. Without courage. we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind. TRUE. merciful. generous. or honest.”


329. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.


330. “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


331. “It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.”


332. “One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.” – Maya Angelou


333. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel


334. As believers, we can trust in our loving Savior who restores our brokenness and makes us new and beautiful. We have a Savior who heals and redeems. I encourage you to bring your wounds to Christ and allow Him to heal you and repair your scars. Be open and honest with Him. We doubt God so often. We forget that He cares so deeply about the intimate part of our lives.


335. Teachers encourage minds to think, hands to create and hearts to love.


336. “Make a difference this Tuesday, be an encourager!” ~ Anonymous


337. “Sunday is another opportunity to give hope, encouragement, and comfort to those we meet.” —Byron Pulsifer


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


339. Words of Encouragement for Women


340. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don’t have strength.”


341. “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.”


342. These authors, speakers, educators, and anonymous wordsmiths have given us words that encourage, words that wisely observe, words we can use to enhance our card of thanks to an educator going the extra mile to teach and empower students.


343. “You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to.”- Big Ramy


344. “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”


345. "Start over, my darling. Be brave enough to find the life you want and courageous enough to chase it. Then start over and love yourself the way you were always meant to.” -Madalyn Beck


346. The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” —Charles Dickens


347. “A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.” ― Lao Tzu


348. “Courage is not something that you already have that makes you brave when the tough times start. Courage is what you earn when you’ve been through the tough times and you discover they aren’t so tough after all.”


349. “Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.”


350. The more we see health as a practice rather than as a problem to fix, the more we encourage the body’s natural potential to be healthy.” – Aarti Patel


351. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.”


352. “The significance of our lives and our fragile planet is then determined only by our own wisdom and courage. We are the custodians of life’s meaning. We long for a Parent to care for us. to forgive us our errors. to save us from our childish mistakes. But knowledge is preferable to ignorance. Better by far to embrace the hard truth than a reassuring fable.”


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


354. I have always been one to encourage perseverance.” — Christina Aguilera


355. “Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves even when we risk disappointing others” – Brene Brown


356. “Courage is to feel the daily daggers of relentless steel and keep on living.” – Douglas Malloch


357. words to encourage you by Maya Angelou


358. You can “encourage” someone to continue doing what they were already doing:


359. “Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.” – Ovid


360. “It takes courage to be yourself. but courage only exists when you fear. Once you are yourself. there is no more fear. no need for courage.”


361. “It takes courage to “join soul and role” in organizations that make it unsafe to show up with integrity and act in alignment with it. But when we find that courage, our lives become more whole, our work reaches deeper, the people we serve are better served, and, in ways large and small, the world becomes a better place.”


362. Many survivors insist they’re not courageous: ‘If I were courageous, I would have stopped the abuse.’ ‘If I were courageous, I wouldn’t be scared’… Most of us have it mixed up. You don’t start with courage and then face fear. You become courageous because you face your fear.


363. Good Words Of Encouragement For A Sick Friend


364. “You are amazing for facing this with so much courage and hope.”


365. “Courage. sacrifice. determination. commitment. toughness. heart. talent. guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” – Bethany Hamilton


366. “There is no one more courageous than the person who speaks with the courage of his convictions.” – Susan Cain


367. It makes me smile and brightens my day more when I think that you pray for me always. You are encouraging and supportive to manage every little thing.


368. “Courage cannot be left like bones in a bag. It must be brought out and shown the light again and again. growing stronger each time. If you think it will keep for the times you need it. you are wrong. It is like any other part of your strength. If you ignore it. the bag will be empty when you need it most.”


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


370. “Limit to courage? There is no limit to courage.” – Gabriele D’Annunzio


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


372. Shallow emotions. An incapacity to feel genuine love. A need for stimulation. Frequent verbal outbursts. Poor behavioural controls. These are just some of the things that social media are encouraging in all of us. They’re also a pretty comprehensive diagnostic checklist for sociopathy — in fact, that’s where I got the list.” Milo Yiannopoulos


373. “Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.” – Richard L. Evans


374. 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


375. 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.


376. ”Defeat should not be the source of discouragement. but a stimulus to keep plotting.” - Shirley Chisolm


377. Words of Encouragement for Work


378. “The liar was the hottest to defend his veracity, the coward his courage, the ill-bred his gentlemanliness, and the cad his honor.” ― Margaret Mitchell


379. “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” – Kalpana Chawla


380. “You will have to make up for the smallness of your size by your courage and selfless devotion to duty. for it is not life that matters. but the courage. fortitude and determination you bring to it.”


381. “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.” – Brené Brown


382. “People have only as much liberty as they have the intelligence to want and the courage to take.”


383. It is the disease of cowards, who do not have the courage to speak upfront and so talk behind one's back ... Watch out against the terrorism of gossip! - Author: Pope Francis


384. “Courage is contagious. A critical mass of brave leaders is the foundation of an intentionally courageous culture. Every time we are brave with our lives, we make the people around us a little braver and our organizations bolder and stronger.” – Brené Brown


385. “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


386. “You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.” Tom Hopkins


387. Make a difference this Tuesday, be an encourager!”- Unknown


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


389. Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.” ― Stephanie Lahart


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


391. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.” ~ Steve Jobs