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It requires more courage to suffer than to die.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

The ideas that have lighted my way and, time after time, have given me new courage to face life cheerfully have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.

Some have been thought brave because they didn't have the courage to run away.


The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.

Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) French novelist.

It is easy to fly into a passion... anybody can do that, but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time and in the right way… that is not easy.

Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.


He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet.

Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.

We are made strong by the difficulties we face not by those we evade.

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Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

A man of courage is also full of faith.

Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator.