Imagine a warrior without strength and courage, heading to conquer many nations… Can he ever return as a victor? It takes strength and courage to overcome the battles of life. No battle is too little to underestimate. Strength and courage are weapons needed to achieve anything great in life. No matter what you do, and where you do them, the only path to your greatness is courage. We hope you find strength and courage from these 60 quotes we have carefully compiled. 

These quotes are expected to help you see yourself beyond where you are. All these quotes are not in anyway telling you ‘fear’ do not exist, rather it only exist in our imaginations, and the only way to fight it is being courageous even in the midst of that fear.

60 Quotes About Strength and Courage

quotes about courage“I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me.”Erica Jong

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




“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” – Brené Brown

“Do you have the courage to act outwardly on what you see inwardly.” – T.D. Jakes

“Courage is a love affair with the unknown.” – Osho

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

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot

“Don’t be ashamed to need help. Like a soldier storming a wall, you have a mission to accomplish. And if you’ve been wounded and you need a comrade to pull you up? So what?” – Marcus Aurelius

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“It’s better to cross the line and suffer the consequences than to just stare at the line for the rest of your life.” – Paulo Coelho

“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

“We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Barbara De Angelis




“Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.” – Ray Bradbury

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

“Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.” – Franklin P. Jones

“I have lived my life according to this principle: If I’m afraid of it, then I must do it.” – Erica Jong

“Courage is grace under pressure.” – Ernest Hemingway

“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life.” – Marcus Garvey

“Have the courage to be who you are, not what people expect you to be.” – David Goggins


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quotes about courage“Think of yourself as an explorer. You cannot find anything new if you are unwilling to leave the shore.”Robert Greene

“The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.” – Jim Hightower

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle

“Courage is risking the known for the unknown, the familiar for the unfamiliar.” – Osho

“No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.” – Friedrich Nietzsche




“The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.” – Michel de Montaigne

“Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. Have the courage to follow your own heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” – Muhammad Ali

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

mandela quotes“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

“Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.” – Charlie Chaplin

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.” – Erica Jong

“It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.” – J.R.R Tolkien




“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.” – Shannon L. Alder

brave quotes“He who is brave is free”Seneca

“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

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” – W. Clement Stone

“Always do the things you fear the most. Courage is an acquired taste, like caviar.” – Erica Jong

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” – Maya Angelou

“Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.” – Eddie Rickenbacker




“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi

“Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” – Amelia Earhart

“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” – Harper Lee

“Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse

Albert Camus“Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.”Albert Camus

“God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel

“Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.” – Don Miguel Ruiz

“If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” – David Viscott

“We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are.” – Madeleine L’Engle




“True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that’s what courage is.” – Norman Schwarzkopf

“Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.” – Carl von Clausewitz

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality. ” – C.S. Lewis

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

“To have courage for whatever comes in life – everything lies in that.” – Saint Teresa of Avila


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