Category Bravery

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We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. ~ George Orwell  

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To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both. ~ St. Catherine of Siena  

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You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. ~ Mary Tyler Moore

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Any ship can be a minesweeper.  Once. ~ Naval Ops Manual  

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This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~ Elmer Davis  

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Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts. ~ William Hazlitt

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Most forms of courage aren’t especially visible. Most courage, in fact, is quiet. Often it is the refusal to do something, and such refusals may happen out of sight in private moments and hidden places. ~ Frank Deford

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To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first. ~ Janeane Garofalo

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It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. ~ Leonardo da Vinci

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Those who hammer their guns into plowshares will plow for those who do not. ~ Thomas Jefferson

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It is curious–curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare. ~ Mark Twain

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It’s hard to face tomorrow, but it’s easier than facing no tomorrow. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant

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Try to be the best of what you are, even if what you are is no good. ~ Ashleigh Brilliant

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Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for! ~ Bob Marley

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It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded. ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear… that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived. ~ Harold Kushner

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Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely catching a thief in your house. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like remaining faithful when nobody’s looking, like enduring pain when the room is empty, like standing alone when you’re misunderstood. ~ Charles Swindoll

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We could never learn to be brave and patient if there was only joy in the world. ~ Helen Keller

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The day before is what we bring to the day we’re actually living through, life is a matter of carrying along all those days-before, just as someone might carry stones, and when we can no longer cope with the load, the work is done. ~ José Saramago

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In the event that we encounter snakes in the swamps, my wife brags of making snake sandwiches. ~ Josue Cabrera

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Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice. ~ Woodrow T. Wilson

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Never pick a fight with a country that believes in reincarnation and has nuclear weapons. ~ Anonymous

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In revolution there are two types of people:  those who make it and those who profit from it. ~ Napoleon

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Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch that I have got hold of for the moment and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. ~ George Bernard Shaw

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And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~ Anais Nin

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And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance, I hope you dance. ~ Lee Anne Womak (“I Hope You Dance”)

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The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. ~ William James

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In a society that has abolished all adventure, the only adventure left is to abolish that society. ~ Anonymous

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Our policy is, when in doubt, do the right thing. ~ Roy L. Ash

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The cyclone derives it’s powers from a calm center. So does a person. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

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Commitment is a line you must cross. It is the difference between dreaming and doing. ~ Bernie Fuche

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To be nobody but yourself in a world that’s doing it’s best to make you somebody else is the hardest battle you are ever going to fight.  Never stop fighting. ~ e.e. cummings

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There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path! ~ Morpheus (The Matrix)

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Whiskey and Beer are a man’s worst enemies… but the man that runs away from his enemies is a coward!~  Zeca Pagodinho

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Faith is building on what you know is here, so you can reach what you know is there. ~ Cullen Hightower

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace. ~ Jimi Hendrix

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There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. ~ Elie Wiesel

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It’s not so important who starts the game but who finishes it. ~ John Wooden

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As for you, my galvanized friend, you want a heart. You don’t know how lucky you are not to have one. Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable. ~ L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz

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The task ahead of us is never as great as the Power behind us. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. ~ Ronald Reagan

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There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten. ~ Indira Gandhi

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A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. ~ African proverb (via Mike Gilbert)

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Today is not the day you quit. Nor is it the day you cry. Today you know that you have all the passion and wisdom to find that quiet center of solace, serenity, and strength necessary to create and sustain an authentic life. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

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He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help. ~ Abraham Lincoln

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Numb not, lest ye be numbed. ~ Dave Matthews

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I am enough. ~ Brene Brown

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Vulnerability is the birthplace of joy, creativity, belonging, and love. ~ Brene Brown

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People who have a strong sense of love and belonging believe they are worthy of love and belonging.  ~ Brene Brown