Courage really is the ability to look at something you know is difficult and do it anyway. There are many kinds of courage. Not just the valor told in war or on the football field. It is courage when you go to school to face bullies, when you take a new job, make a presentation, or move to a new location, or head off to college. The levels of courage may vary, but all are courageous acts if they push you.

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To help you face a new challenges head on I’m sharing my favorite courageous sayings, slogans, and quotes. Every one of these will help you take on a new challenge even though it could be difficult.

Courage Slogans

I’m not sure if this is courage or just crazy.

  • All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
  • All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
  • Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
  • Courage is being scared to death—but saddling up anyway.
  • Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
  • Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
  • Courage is found in unlikely places.
  • Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
  • Courage is grace under pressure.
  • Courage is not the absence of fear; it is the conquest of it.
  • Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it all others depend.
  • Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities . . . because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
  • Courage is the complement of fear.
  • Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.
  • Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.
  • Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
  • Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.
  • Don’t get discouraged; it is often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
  • Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.
  • Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
  • Have the courage of your convictions.
  • Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.

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  • Having courage does not mean that we are unafraid. Having courage and showing courage means we face our fears.
  • He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
  • It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
  • It takes courage to take action to achieve your goals especially when others doubt.
  • Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
  • One with the courage to laugh is master of the world.
  • Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
  • Real courage is being afraid but doing it anyway.
  • Real courage is knowing what faces you and knowing how to face it.
  • The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
  • The longest journey begins with the first step.
  • We must have the courage to let go of the past if we are going to grasp the future.
  • Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
  • Without fear there cannot be courage.

Bravery Slogans

I want to see you be brave.

  • A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.
  • A turtle travels only when it sticks it’s neck out.
  • Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters.
  • Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever.
  • Brave men go forward not expecting to return.
  • Bravery consists of hanging on one minute longer.
  • Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.
  • Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.
  • Bravery is believing in yourself, and that thing nobody can teach you.
  • Bravery is not a quality of the body. It is of the soul.
  • Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
  • Cowards die many times before their death.
  • Don’t be led around by the nose.
  • Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of bravery.
  • Faint heart never won fair lady.
  • Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
  • Fear the person who fears you, for you are brave.
  • Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.
  • Given a challenge, be brave and rise to the occasion.
  • Great crises produce great men and great deeds of bravery.
  • If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
  • The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.
  • True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world.

Quotes about Courage

Would you do this?

  • “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.” – Aristotle
  • “True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.” – Alfred North Whitehead
  • “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu
  • “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
  • “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne
  • “Courage is found in unlikely places.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  • “Courage is knowing what not to fear.” – Plato
  • “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain
  • “Courage is the complement of fear. A man who is fearless cannot be courageous. He is also a fool.” – Robert A. Heinlein
  • “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoleon Bonapart
  • “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” – Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
  • “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings
  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  • “Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it’s what you believe, and the heck with everybody.” – Justin Cronin
  • “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston S. Churchill
  • “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel
  • “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
  • “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” – William Faulkner

Quotes about Bravery

Quotes about bravery.

  • “A brave action is often followed by grief. Do not let my resistance to grief stop the brave action.” – Alanis Morissette.
  • “Be brave. Things will find their shape.” – Erin Bow.
  • “Being brave is only standing up when you’re afraid.” – Jon Steele.
  • “Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever.” – Lana Del Rey.
  • “Being brave meant that though you might be frightened, you would face the greatest danger if you knew it was the right thing to do.” – Anne Holm.
  • “Brave men don’t belong to any one country. I respect bravery wherever I see it.” – Harry S. Truman.
  • “Bravery and Stupidity are the same thing, the outcome determines your label.” – Hayden Sixx.
  • “Bravery is good when the cause is good.” – Bernhard Schlink.
  • “Dare to be brave today, and trust that when you extend your wings, you will fly.” – Mary DeMuth.
  • “I think she’s brave. I think that nobody has ever believed what she could be capable of. All her life, nobody was listening.” – Lauren DeStefano.

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  • “If it must be done, it’s best done bravely.” – Courtney Milan.
  • “Sometimes it takes bravery in order to be a coward.” – Lionel Suggs.
  • “To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.” – St. Catherine of Siena.
  • “Until that moment she had never thought she could do it. Never thought she would be brave enough or scared enough, or desperate enough to dare.” – Neil Gaiman.
  • “You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others.” – Henry Rollins.
  • “You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” – Mary Tyler Moore.
  • “Bran thought about it. ‘Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?’ ‘That is the only time a man can be brave,’ his father told him.”
  • “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • “Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.”
  • Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.”

Quotes about Fear

Don’t let fear hold you back.

  • “Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.” – James Stephens
  • “Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.” – Dante Alighieri, Inferno
  • “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” – C. JoyBell C.
  • “Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.” – Jim Morrison
  • “Fear cuts deeper than swords.” – George R.R. Martin
  • “Fear doesn’t shut you down; it wakes you up” – Veronica Roth
  • “Fear is a phoenix. You can watch it burn a thousand times and still it will return.” – Leigh Bardugo
  • “Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” – Bertrand Russell
  • “Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” – J.K. Rowling
  • “Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.” – Unknown
  • “Fears are educated into us, and can, if we wish, be educated out.” – Karl Augustus Menninger
  • “Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” – Salvador Dali
  • “I have accepted fear as part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back….” – Erica Jong
  • “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “Ignorance is the parent of fear.” – Herman Melville
  • “I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” – Woody Allen
  • “Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” – Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code
  • “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” – C.S. Lewis

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie

  • “Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.” – Rudyard Kipling
  • “There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.” – Patrick Rothfuss
  • “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. Evolution and all hopes for a better world r