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).)
'Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and speak
“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you cant practice any other virtue consistently.”
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).)
'There is no greater strength and source of courage than BELIEVING in yourself'
“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”
Fear creates the shackles that confines us and courage creates the key that liberates us