Quotations About / On: COURAGE

  • 41.
    Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.
    (Sun Tzu (6th-5th century B.C.), Chinese general. The Art of War, ch. 5, axiom 17 (c. 490 B.C.), ed. James Clavell (1981). The translator of this edition, Lionel Giles, added the explanatory note: "If you wish to feign confusion in order to lure the enemy on, you must first have perfect discipline; if you wish to display timidity in order to entrap the enemy, you must have extreme courage; if you wish to parade your weakness in order to make the enemy over- confident, you must have exceeding strength.")
  • 42.
    Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
    (Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), British novelist, poet. Tess of the D'Urbervilles, ch. 43 (1891).)
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  • 43.
    Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
    (Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), British novelist, poet. Tess of the D'Urbervilles, ch. 43 (1891).)
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  • 44.
    The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
    (William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, engraver. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, plate 9, "Proverbs of Hell," (c. 1793), repr. In Complete Writings, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1957).)
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  • 45.
    the genuine is born within us with the courage to cut all strings and fly freedom in the horizons of our own skies
    (Terence George Craddock March 28 2015)
  • 46.
    'Miracle happens 'when your power of Love win over your Hate & your Courage win over your Fear''
    (#courage)
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  • 47.
    'No matter what life throws at us. We have the strength to dust ourselves off and forge into the unknown with courage.'
    (Forging ahead, courage, strength)
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  • 48.
    I admire the courage and wisdom of Socrates in everything he did, said—and did not say.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 569, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); The Gay Science, p. 340, trans. by Walter Kaufmann, New York, Vintage Books (1974). The Gay Science, first edition, "Fourth Book: Sanctus Januarius," aphorism 340 (1882).)
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  • 49.
    Courage and grace is a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is the bullring.
    (Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Matador," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).)
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  • 50.
    The great epochs of our lives occur when we gain the courage to rechristen what is evil in us as what is best.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, p. 93, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Beyond Good and Evil, "Fourth Part: Maxims and Interludes," section 116 (1886).)
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