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Greatness, in the last analysis, is largely bravery-courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards.

Hail, Caesar, those who are about to die salute thee.

Happy is the man who ventures boldly to defend what he holds dear.

Have the courage of your desire.

He shall fare well who confronts circumstances aright.

He that handles a nettle tenderly is soonest stung.

He that is overcautious will accomplish little.

He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold.

He who has the courage to laugh is almost as much the master of the world as he who is ready to die.

He who is afraid of every nettle should not piss in the grass.

He who knows how to suffer everything can dare everything.

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

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.

How many feasible projects have miscarried through despondency, and been strangled in their birth by a cowardly imagination?

How, then, find the courage for action? By slipping a little into unconsciousness, spontaneity, instinct which holds one to the earth and dictates the relatively good and useful. ... By accepting the human condition more simply, and candidly, by dreading troubles less, calculating less, hoping more.

However confused the scene of our life appears, however torn we may be who now do face that scene, it can be faced, and we can go on to be whole.

However mean your life is, meet it and live it: do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts. God will see that you do want society.

I am not afraid of a fight; I have to do my duty, come what may.

I became more courageous by doing the very things I needed to be courageous for-first, a little, and badly. Then, bit by bit, more and better. Being avidly-sometimes annoy-ingly-curious and persistent about discovering how others were doing what I wanted to do.

I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.


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