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Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it.

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) British novelist.

Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

James Allen (1864-1912) British-born American essayist.

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

Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American writer.

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899) American politician and orator.

We can never be certain of our courage until we have faced danger.

François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.


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 (1833-1899) American politician and orator.

Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

Rest not. Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before... to test your limits... to break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anaïs Nin (1903-1977) French author.

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

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.