"It takes courage to take action to achieve your goals especially when others doubt."
"To be courageous requires no exceptional qualifications, no magic formula, no special combination of time, place, and circumstance. It is an opportunity that sooner or later is presented to us all."
John F. Kennedy
"When it is nearing the end and you're in need, muster up your courage; endurance will lead."
Nathan Watson from It Will Come
"For courage to be authentic, one must encounter fear and prove superior to the fear through right action."
"One morning you will awake to find that you are the person you dreamed of doing what you wanted to do simply because you had the courage to believe in your potential and to hold on to your dream."
"There are some situations where all you can do is simply let go and move on, gather your courage and choose a direction that carries you toward a new dawn."
"To be successful we must do things that unsuccessful people do not want to do. Those things require levels of courage."
"Take courage, man, be brave and drive ahead, start where you stand."
Berton Braley from Start Where You Stand
"Courageous people will often admit blame and account for, while going over his or her actions and then by using what they have learned from it."
"Sometimes even to live is an act of courage."
"It takes courage to deal with failures. It takes courage to admit when you are wrong."
"You must be courageous and brave, and not fearful, in taking advantage of life's opportunities as they are made available to you."
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear."