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" 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. "
" We need to be able to guarantee the safety of all artists and activists for human rights so that it no longer takes extraordinary courage to call for a better world - so that every person with the ability to imagine peace, equality, progress, and justice can express their dreams and hopes without fear. "
" The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it. "
Gilbert K. Chesterton
" Practicing in the trial work trenches of the law, I saw, too, that when we judges don our robes, it doesn't make us any smarter, but it does serve as a reminder of what's expected of us: Impartiality and independence, collegiality and courage. "
" Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of. "
" We can never intimidate and discourage the people who voice their words with courage. The essence of freedom rests precisely here - in the freedom of expression of the people. And we must protect it. "
" To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first. "
" Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference. "
" Parents do not have the courage to say no to certain things that their children demand. They are rather scared of their children. "
" The truth won't set us free - until we develop the skills and the habit and the talent and the moral courage to use it. "
" Once I had all the facts in, I found I didn't have the immoral courage to pull the caper. So I wrote it as a story. As a teenager, I didn't have any skills for writing as such, so it came out in 1500 words. "
" At 14, 15 years old, I started reading 'Backstage' regularly. Eventually, I got enough courage to look at the auditions section. "
Leslie Odom, Jr.
" It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid. "
James A. Michener
" All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. "
" Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back. "
" Make your life your work, not your talk. "
" Fearlessness is not only possible, it is the ultimate joy. When you touch nonfear, you are free. "
Thich Nhat Hanh
" 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.
" The dreadful decision in Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission was the culmination of the Republican appointees' careful work to open American politics to corporate influence. "
" Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead. "
Carl von Clausewitz
" Courage is heartworth making itself felt in deeds. It never waits for chances; it makes chances. "
George Matthew Adams
" As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead. "
" Roscoe Conkling was a man of superb courage. He not only acted without fear, but he had that fortitude of soul which bears the consequences of the course pursued without complaint. "
Robert Green Ingersoll
" Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. "
T. S. Eliot
" I hope America can also be the cultural leader of the world, and use this frontier spirit to lead and show others that we need courage to go places where we have not gone before. "
" 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
" Productive givers focus on acting in the long-term best interests of others, even if it's not pleasant. They have the courage to give the critical feedback we prefer not to hear, but truly need to hear. They offer tough love, knowing that we might like them less, but we'll come to trust and respect them more. "
" He who is brave is free. "
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
" I'm a writer of faith who worries about the intolerance of religion. I look at the past and fear we haven't learned from it. I believe that humanity is capable of evil as well as great acts of courage and goodness. I have hope. Deep down, I believe in the human spirit, although sometimes that belief is shaken. "
" People shouldn't look at me and think life is one big piece of glamour. That's the marketing, the spin. Life is challenging. But I have courage, strength, and enough good health to see the positive. "
" The values transmitted through oral history are many - courage, selflessness, the ability to endure, and to do so with humor and grace. I got those values listening to my dad's stories about the Depression and how their family survived. It gave me courage that I, too, could survive hard times. "