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" A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice. "
" Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. "
James Freeman Clarke
" Being a leader for me is about having the courage to speak the truth, and live the truth, despite attempts to silence our thoughts, feelings, and past experiences. "
" Audacity, hope, courage - the Libyans have these in abundance. But all those boring little things - like organization, building a committee - is hard; making decisions and moving ahead is hard. "
" As soldiers need not only courage but tactics also, so does a philosopher need not only courage and philosophy but discernment also, to tell what his right time of dying is - so that he neither seek it nor flee it. "
Apollonius of Tyana
" I tend to think you're fearless when you recognize why you should be scared of things, but do them anyway. "
" Senator Rubio is uniquely qualified to lead our nation with conviction and courage to tackle the pressing issues of our time, whether it's strengthening our military, ensuring the safety of our people, or lifting the weight of government from our shoulders. "
Kenneth C. Griffin
" It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid. "
James A. Michener
" Those who won our independence... valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty. "
Louis D. Brandeis
" Anyone can support a team that is winning - it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage. "
" When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives. "
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
" Courage is a peculiar kind of fear. "
" Speaking up for the truth isn't always easy. It takes courage, but it's necessary. "
" Faith in God... produces character; character will produce courage, courage to face the challenges of the day. "
" A wise woman knows how to summon her courage and do what is right, rather than what is easy. "
" I feel quite fearless protecting the people I love. "
" Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free. "
" Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared. "
" A man of courage is also full of faith. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" If we can understand that death is not the end but is really a transition into the next life, the great part of life, that frees us up into receiving God's courage and his help. "
" The Adequate Protest demands far more than protests. It calls for Great and Daring Leaps of Integrity and Courage to See. "
" Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable principles, face change full of courage, courage based on faith. "
Emily Greene Balch
" A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort. "
" My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people. "
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
" The preservation of peace and the guaranteeing of man's basic freedoms and rights require courage and eternal vigilance: courage to speak and act - and if necessary, to suffer and die - for truth and justice; eternal vigilance, that the least transgression of international morality shall not go undetected and unremedied. "
" In 'Tree of Life,' the cinematography records a small story, a celebration of the courage of everyday life. But it does it so up close and so effortlessly that it has the effect of elevating the intimacy of the story to a grand scale. "
" Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world. "
" Freedom is a system based on courage. "
" Grades don't measure tenacity, courage, leadership, guts or whatever you want to call it. Teachers or any other persons in a position of authority should never tell anybody they will not succeed because they did not get all A's in school. "
Thomas J. Stanley
" I have given up the idea that there is an opposition-free church out there. But I have gained something else - an appreciation for the gift of opposition. When it comes, I learn something about my motives. When it comes, I get to test my courage. "
" 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