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It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.

Fear is met and destroyed with courage
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living.
Most of the high spots in our lives come about through encouragement. I don't care how great, how famous, how successful a man may be, he hungers for applause.
I am convinced that one of the biggest factors in success is the courage to undertake something.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes. Rather the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
In love, as in war, a fortress that parleys is half taken.
The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion. [Proverbs 28:1]
We are made strong by the difficulties we face not by those we evade.
Private bravery is often the price of personal victory.
Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely catching a thief in your house. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like remaining faithful when nobody's looking, like enduring pain when the room is empty, like standing alone when you're misunderstood.
One who lacks courage to start has already finished
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
No fact of human nature is more characteristic that its willingness to live on a chance.
Let people go all the way if they have got the balls for it.
Nothing recommends a man to the female mind than courage.
If you stand up to be counted, someone will take your seat.
A person who walks in another's tracks leaves no footprints.
More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes, when it obeys the watchful eye of caution.
The bravest are the most tender; the loving are the daring.
If we must fall, we should boldly meet the danger.
The brave and bold persist even against fortune; the timid and cowardly rush to despair though fear alone.
No one reaches a high position without daring.
No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
I think of those who were truly great. The names of those who in their lives fought for life, Who wore at their hearts the fire's center.
A great deal of talent is lost in the world for want of courage.
Screw up your courage, you screwed up everything else.
A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.
Anybody with a little guts and the desire to apply himself can make it, he can make anything he wants to make of himself.
I would define true courage to be a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.
I dare to do all that may become a man: who dares do more is none.
That's a valiant flea that dares eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.
But screw your courage to the sticking-place and we'll not fail.
True courage is cool and calm. The bravest of men have the least of a brutal, bullying insolence, and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. It is more powerful than external circumstances.
Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.
Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
It takes guts to get out of the ruts.
Courage is spelled I-N-T-E-G-R-I-T-Y.
Courage is the capacity to confirm what can be imagined.

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