"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
"A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for."
"Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads."
"Courage is grace under pressure."
"Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them."
"Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air."
"This is what I believe- That I am I. That my soul is a dark forest. That my known self will never be more than a little clearing in the forest. That gods, strange gods, come forth from the forest into the clearing of my known self, and then go back. That I must have the courage to let them come and go. That I will never let mankind put anything over me, but that I will try always to recognize and submit to the gods in me and the gods in other men and women. There is my creed."
"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore."
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal- it is the courage to continue that counts."