Top 25 Courage Quotes

Courage is an attribute we all want to embody. It’s what enables you to stand up for yourself and what you believe matters. Here are the best 25 courage quotes I’ve ever found or written. May they inspire your inner warrior today!

  1. To have courage for whatever comes in life – everything lies in that.
    ~ St. Teresa of Avila

  2. The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice. It is conformity.
    ~ Rollo May

  3. The tribe will always conform you until you have the courage to transform you.
    ~Ray Davis

  4. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
    ~Anais Nin

  5. It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
    ~ E.E. Cummings

  6. It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but
    even more to stand up to your friends.
    ~ J. K. Rowling

  7. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
    ~Winston Churchill

  8. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself, Aloud.
    ~Coco Chanel

  9. Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't
    practice any other virtue consistently.
    ~Maya Angelou

  10. You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
    ~William Faulkner

  11. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
    ~Mark Twain

  12. The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.

  13. Feel the fear and do it anyway.
    ~Susan Jeffers

  14. Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage.
    You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
    ~Mary Tyler Moore

  15. The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
    ~Robert Green Ingersoll

  16. Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.
    ~Ray Bradbury

  17. Don’t die with your music still in you.
    ~Wayne Dyer

  18. The best way out is always through.
    ~Robert Frost

  19. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what
    you truly want to become.
    ~Steve Jobs

  20. God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think
    it is hopeless.
    ~Chester W. Nimitz

  21. I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.
    ~Catherine The Great

  22. Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
    ~Billy Graham

  23. The courageous see the power in the possible rather than the safety in the certainty.
    ~Ray Davis

  24. Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.
    ~Dorothy Thompson

  25. One with the courage to laugh is master of the world.
    ~Italian proverb