Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Courage and Fear.

The repository contains 48 quotes in the category “Courage and Fear.”
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Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.

President George Washington
1732 — 1799

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803 — 1882

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803 — 1882

In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803 — 1882

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803 — 1882

All daring and courage, all iron endurance of misfortune make for a finer and nobler type of manhood.

President Theodore Roosevelt
1858 — 1919

It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred with sweat and dust and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, if he wins, knows the triumph of high achievement; and who, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.

President Theodore Roosevelt
1858 — 1919

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill
1874 — 1965

Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill
1874 — 1965

Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.

William Shakespeare
1564 — 1616

Henry VI, Part I

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

The basis of optimism is sheer terror.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.

Napoleon Bonaparte
1769 — 1821

No problem is too big to run away from.

Charles M. Schulz
1922 — 2000

I have not yet begun to fight.

Captain John Paul Jones
1747 — 1792

People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground.

Marcel Proust
1871 — 1922

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Senator Robert F. Kennedy
1925 — 1968

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.

Marian Anderson
1897 — 1993

Show me a guy who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.

Lou Brock
1939 —     

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