Motivation Quotes to Bring You COURAGE...

Quotes on Courage

We all need the strength to pursue our dreams. Read on for motivational quotes and inspirational sayings to help you tap into the courage and fortitude within. And remember, whatever your fear or challenge of the moment, this too will pass.

Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
—Robertson Davies.

Don't get discouraged; it is often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.

The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
—Chinese proverb

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
—Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says, “I'll try again tomorrow."—Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey

You must have long range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short range failures.
—Charles Noble.

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
—Brian Tracy

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan, "Press on," has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
—Calvin Coolidge

Action is the antidote to despair.
—Joan Baez

You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated.
—Maya Angelou

Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage. –
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
—Anais Nin

Our society is so caught up in winning, we forget that most of the great men and women in history have, at one time or another, failed at something. Often repeatedly, and discouragingly. But each failure is nothing more than a brick in the wall that forms the foundation of our success. We can't forget that.
—Carlton Young

Don't wait for your ship to come in. Row out to meet it.



Unknown said...

Awesome quotes. I so love the photo you have chosen to accompany the courage quotes. It is so fitting!

Have a very nice day!

May 15, 2009 at 8:04 AM
Monique said...

People tend to forget that every great person had failed at some point, and courage was what kept him/her going on.

I love these quotes, but my favorite is definitely the one from Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey. Thanks for posting them.

May 15, 2009 at 9:00 AM
Blog Angel (A.K.A. Joella) said...

While reading today's quote, I realized that my latest blog post was very much inspired by your blog and the daily encouragement I find here. So I went back and updated the post with a link to this post and one to your site. Bloggers need all the encouragement they can get. Thanks Christine.

May 16, 2009 at 3:28 AM
Unknown said...

i’m an associate of mary anne radmacher’s and saw you’ve enjoyed her quote, “courage doesn't always roar.” i know mary anne is so happy when people find inspiration from her words in the context of their daily lives. for more work from mary anne’s hand visit her website mary anne has written several books and shares her work in many forms including conferences and classes. If you’d like more information feel free to e-mail me at thanks for sharing her words!

May 27, 2009 at 12:36 PM
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