Quotations About / On:
As to moral courage, I have rarely met with two o'clock in the morning courage; I mean instantaneous courage.
(Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), French general, emperor. quoted in Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène, vol. 1, pt. 2, E.A. de Las Casas (1823).
Said by Napoleon at the end of December 1815.)
Lack of courage attacks courage.
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Culture," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
No phallic hero, no matter what he does to himself or to another to prove his courage, ever matches the solitary, existential courage of the woman who gives birth.
(Andrea Dworkin (b. 1946), U.S. feminist critic. Speech, first delivered to Queens College, City University of New York, March 12, 1975. "The Sexual Politics of Fear and Courage," published in Our Blood, ch. 5 (1976).)
That's what an army isa mob; they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass, and from their officers.
(Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Colonel Sherburn, in Huckleberry Finn, ch. 22 (1884).)
IF YOU WANT TO SUCCEED, SUCCEED WITH PRIDE & COURAGE.
(SOME ONE IS ALWAYS VERY AMBITIOUS BUT SUCCEEDS WITH FEAR, BUT IT RESULTS IN LACK OF SUCCESS.)
Courage x action x believe = Success
'Sometimes our Courage shows what we are.'
'Courage is the price of Success! '
It takes no courage to fight an enemy but much strength to stand against a friend.