Courage

“Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” — Sir Winston Churchill

“Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising, which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“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

“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” — Sir Winston Churchill

“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” — Unknown

“Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.” — Edward Rickenbacker

“One man with courage makes a majority.” — President Andrew Jackson

“People don’t follow titles, they follow courage.” — William Wells Brown

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” — Billy Graham

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”  –  Sir Winston Churchill