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" Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all. "
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
" Life is the most exciting opportunity we have. But we have one shot. You graduate from college once, and that's it. You're going out of that nest. And you have to find that courage that's deep, deep, deep in there. Every step of the way. "
" To be deeply in love is, of course, a great liberating force. "
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
" Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide. "
" I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known. "
Hubert H. Humphrey
" Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. "
Gilbert K. Chesterton
" The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage. "
" There never is a good time for tough decisions. There will always be an election or something else. You have to pick courage and do it. Governance is about taking tough, even unpopular, decisions. "
" As a person, I am someone who wants to give my the best in every take. I wouldn't say it was easy for me to get into the industry because I come from a background where no one has been in films. But I do believe if you work hard, you will get noticed. Modeling gave me that courage to stand in front of the camera. "
" As one of the first African-Americans to be out on a reality program, MTV's 'The Real World: Philadelphia,' I understand the courage it takes to live your truth on a national platform, the importance it holds to LGBT communities of color, and the power it has to create a greater conversation within American culture. "
" I want to thank all of my opponents. Iron sharpens iron, and every great victory or crushing defeat occurred because there was someone who trained hard and had the courage to meet me across the cage. "
" When you put on clothes that are fighting against something, you can feel your courage grow. Clothing can set you free. "
" No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut. "
" There was one man in the Labour government, Robin Cook, whom I had a very high regard for. He had the courage to speak out and to resign over Iraq. He was an admirable man. But resignation over a matter of principle is not a very fashionable thing in our society. "
" I have spent a great deal of my life being part of minorities. Some of the people I admire the most in the world have had the courage to defend, against wind and tide, minority viewpoints in those frightening times when any disagreement with universal conformity is identified as treason. "
Antonio Munoz Molina
" We learned to be patient observers like the owl. We learned cleverness from the crow, and courage from the jay, who will attack an owl ten times its size to drive it off its territory. But above all of them ranked the chickadee because of its indomitable spirit. "
Tom Brown, Jr.
" Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors. "
" We are biological creatures. We are born, we live, we die. There is no transcendent purpose to existence. At best we are creatures of reason, and by using reason we can cure ourselves of emotional excess. Purged of both hope and fear, we find courage in the face of helplessness, insignificance and uncertainty. "
" An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery. "
" Often times I have been asked about the attributes for success, and I have said that you need two attributes for succeeding as an entrepreneur: one, courage, second, luck. "
N. R. Narayana Murthy
" Getting past the influence of the fossil fuel industry will take courage, especially on the part of the Republican majority whom they so relentlessly bully and cajole. But we must do it. "
" It would be sad if we lost our instinct and our courage to love and protect. "
" For years, I've admired wrist tattoos, but I was always afraid that they would hurt - I'm kind of a weenie about pain. In fact, it's why I wear so many bracelets on my left wrist. The bracelets represented the words or phrases I'd want to get tattooed but didn't have the courage to. "
" Without white South Africa realizing what it had done - and on the basis of that realization having the courage to ask for forgiveness - there can really be no significant movement. "
" When you have a wife who has been a tower of strength and shown more courage than you dreamed existed - that's the finest I know. "
" Grief can't be shared. Everyone carries it alone. His own burden in his own way. "
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
" Enthusiasm is a form of social courage. "
" A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it, she knows the meaning of true generosity, happiness is the reward for a life lived in harmony, with a courage and grace. "
" Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. "
" The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow. "
" Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount. "
Clare Boothe Luce