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He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.

A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.
You've got to jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.
Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.
To have courage for whatever comes in life -- everything lies in that.
The will to do, the soul to dare.
True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher.
Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It is harder to stay where you are than to get out.
To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can.
It's better to be a lion for a day, than a sheep all your life.
Courage is acting in spite of fear.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small ones. When you have laboriously accomplished your daily tasks, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away.
The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.
The scars you acquire while exercising courage will never make you feel inferior.
Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart here, and scorn to fly.
It takes vision and courage to create -- it takes faith and courage to prove.
Courage is an everyday thing. When we look reality squarely in the eye and refuse to back away from our awareness, we are living courage.
Discoveries are often made by not following instructions, by going off the main road, by trying the untried.
I've been through it all, baby. I'm Mother Courage.
I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.
The brave person thinks of themselves last of all.
Last, but by no means least, courage-moral courage, the courage of one's convictions, the courage to see things through. The world ;is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle-the roar of the crowd on one side and the voice of your ;conscience on the other.
One man with courage makes a majority.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Give us the fortitude to endure the things which cannot be changed, and the courage to change the things which should be changed, ;and the wisdom to know one from the other.
Wealth lost is something lost, honor lost is something lost: Courage lost all is lost.
Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.
Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.
It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
No one can be brave who considers pain to be the greatest evil in life, or can they be temperate who considers pleasure to be the highest good.

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