Quotes: courageous

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  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
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    A surgeon is surrounded by people who are sick, discouraged, afraid, embittered, dying - but also courageous, loving, wise, compassionate and alive.
  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
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    As a former NFL player, I am one American who will have nothing to do with any NFL Team that cannot find the corporate courage to stand for the millions of courageous past great Americans whose sacrifice gave meaning to our flag and national anthem and to the millions upon millions who still dream to come to its free shores.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    Because of a great love, one is courageous.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
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    Every time you make the hard, correct decision you become a bit more courageous, and every time you make the easy, wrong decision you become a bit more cowardly. If you are CEO, these choices will lead to a courageous or cowardly company.
  • Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria
    Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901
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    For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
  • Good ideas and innovations must be driven into existence by courageous patience.
  • Muhammad Ali
    Muhammad Ali
    American Boxer 1942-
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    He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
  • Bruce Greenwood
    Bruce Greenwood
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    I think on some level, that's a fear that exists in everybody, that if we're tested, we won't make the courageous choice. We won't make the decision that would make us heroic. We make the decision that would reveal us to be all too human.
  • I'm not sure Americans are hesitant to do this again - to fight another war, because it looked to them like a courageous and terrific endeavor.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.
  • Brendan Francis
    Brendan Francis
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    Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
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    Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
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