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Opportunities are not offered. They must be wrested and worked for. And this calls for perseverance..and courage.

Optimism and self-pity are the positive and negative poles of modern cowardice.

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Optimism is the foundation of courage.

Our energy is in proportion to the resistance it meets. We attempt nothing great but from a sense of the difficulties we have to encounter; we persevere in nothing great but from a pride in overcoming them.

Perfect virtue is to do unwitnessed what we should be capable of doing before all the world.

Physical courage, which despises all danger, will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage, which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another. The former would seem most necessary for the camp; the latter for the council; but to constitute a great man, both are necessary.

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Should I, after tea and cakes and ices, have the strength to force the moment to its crisis?

So when the crisis is upon you, remember that God, like a trainer of wrestlers, has matched you with a tough and stalwart antagonist... that you may prove a victor at the Great Games.

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Sorrow is a fruit; God does not allow it to grow on a branch that is too weak to bear it.

Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are absolutely necessary.

Tender-handed stroke a nettle, and it stings you for your pains; Grasp it like a man of mettle, and it soft as silk remains.

That courage is poorly housed which dwells in numbers. - The lion never counts the herd that is about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.

That cowardice is incorrigible which the love of power cannot overcome.

That's what being young is all about. You have the courage and the daring to think that you can make a difference.

The best protection any woman can have ... is courage.

The best way out of a problem is through it.

The brave man is not he who feels no fear, for that were stupid and irrational; but he whose noble soul subdues its fear, and bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.


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