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" The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life. "
Daniel J. Boorstin
" 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. "
" Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul. "
Michel de Montaigne
" A lot of people ask me, 'How did you have the courage to walk up to record labels when you were 12 or 13 and jump right into the music industry?' It's because I knew I could never feel the kind of rejection that I felt in middle school. Because in the music industry, if they're gonna say no to you, at least they're gonna be polite about it. "
" Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. "
" In my experience as CEO, I found that the most important decisions tested my courage far more than my intelligence. "
" I feel most alive, most electric with faith, breath, and courage, when I think of God as a current that runs through all that is. Not by will or by choice. Not as a benediction but because there are laws even God must obey. "
Tracy K. Smith
" I tell people that we must have the courage to share what we feel, but no one follows me. "
" Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage. "
" The people of South Carolina support conservatives who are trying to push real change, and the people of South Carolina expect their presidential candidates to back them up when they show courage. "
" Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again. "
" One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. "
" War is fear cloaked in courage. "
" I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it. "
" I think my mother... made it clear that you have to live life by your own terms and you have to not worry about what other people think and you have to have the courage to do the unexpected. "
" People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery. "
" Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors. "
" In short, we need to recover the courage we celebrate in our heroes, and in particular, the courage to tolerate, for the sake of a free society, a level of risk we hardly ever imagined in the past. "
" Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, nor despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties. "
" If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. "
" God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless. "
Chester W. Nimitz
" 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
" I never modeled myself after anyone. The person who had most influence on me was my mother, but it was really for her strength and courage more than her style, even though she had a lot of style. In a weird way, looking at pictures of me when I was 17 or 18, I was dressing the same way. I haven't changed very much. "
Diane von Furstenberg
" 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. "
" It shouldn't take extreme courage and a willingness to go to prison for decades or even life to blow the whistle on bad government acts done in secret. But it does. And that is an immense problem for democracy, one that all journalists should be united in fighting. "
" Loving the church also means having the courage to make difficult, trying choices, having ever before oneself the good of the church and not one's own. "
Pope Benedict XVI
" The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular, not the popular. "
" Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life. "
" Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries. They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take are calculated on the basis of the courage it took to become replete with knowledge. "
" Next to courage, willpower is the most important thing in politics. "
" Most of the good executives do pretty well. Because to be a good executive you have to be strong, and you have to have a simple attribute that people have forgotten about - courage. "