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There are a lot of fellas with all the ability it takes to play in the major leagues, but... they always get stuck in the minor leagues because they haven't got the guts to make the climb.

There are at least two kinds of cowards. One kind always lives with himself, afraid to face the world. The other kind lives with the world, afraid to face himself.

There are some women who seem to be born without fear, just as there are people who are born without the ability to feel pain. ... Providence appears to protect such women, maybe out of astonishment.

There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow.

There is a time when to avoid trouble is to store up trouble, and when to seek for a lazy and a cowardly peace is to court a still greater danger.

There is at least one thing more brutal than the truth, and that is the consequence of saying less than the truth.

There is in the end no remedy but truth. It is the one course that cannot be evil.

There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth.

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.

There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete.

There is something healthy and invigorating about direct action.

There is, in addition to a courage with which men die, a courage by which men must live.

There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was drowning and another who would leap into a scene, as upon a stage, conceal her true emotions because they were weaknesses, helplessness, despair, and present to the world only a smile, an eagerness, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest.

There's no substitute for guts.

This is courage in a man: to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.

To accept whatever comes, regardless of the consequences, is to be unafraid.

To create one's own world in any of the arts takes courage.

To fight a bull when you are not scared is nothing. And to not fight a bull when you are scared is nothing. But to fight a bull when you are scared is something.

To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.

To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs.


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