Favorite Quotations ~  Courage & Bravery Humor & Healing

"I'm not funny. What I am is brave." ~ Lucille Ball

It's not the magnitude of the task that matters, it's the magnitude of our courage. ~ Matthieu Ricard

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. ~ Amelia Earhart

Let your pain be my sorrow/Let your tears be my tears too/Let your courage be my model/That the north you find will be true. ~ Sting

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.~ Helen Keller

True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher. ~ John Petit-Senn

Each of us has capacities. The real trick is knowing the machinery of the boat in which you are crossing the channel. ~ Joseph Campbell

That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward. ~ Edgar Allen Poe

Passion and hard work makes a great player, but the courage to get up every time you fall is what makes a champion. ~ Jeanette Lee

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. ~ Mary Tyler Moore

What kind of man would live a life without daring? Is life so sweet that we should criticize men that seek adventure? Is there a better way to die? ~ Charles Lindbergh

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. ~ Søren Kierkegaard

To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage. ~ Confucius

A brave heart and a courteous tongue. They shall carry thee far through the jungle, Manling. ~ Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book

Courage is not a blustering manifestation of strength and power. Sometimes courage is only revealed in the midst of great weakness and greater fear. ~ Howard Thurman, Meditations of the Heart

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