I need all the pep talks I can get. The following are my favorite quotes on courage.
Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair. –Rollo May
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. –Eleanor Roosevelt
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. –Martin Luther King, Jr.
Courage is grace under pressure. –Ernest Hemingway
We can do anything we want if we stick to it long enough. –Helen Keller
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow. –Mary Anne Radmacher
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. –C. S. Lewis
Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway. –John Wayne
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. –George S. Patton
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. –Robert Green Ingersoll
True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher. –John Petit-Senn
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Thanks! What I needed to hear this morning.
One day at a time does it for me, great reading what you have to keep us going.