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Quotes for Teenagers: Inspirational Quotes about Courage and Bravery

July 14, 2013

Quotes for teenagers about courage and bravery

“Courage is not the towering oak that see storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.” – Alice Mackenzie Swaim “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” – James Neil Hollingworth “Every heart that has beat strong and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
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“The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” – Aristotle “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
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“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave” – Mark Twain in The Tragedy of Puddnhead Wilson “The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton “To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one. It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.” – Carlos Castaneda
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“Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela “You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” – Mary Tyler Moore
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“There are no easy answers’ but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” – Ronald Reagan “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.” – Maya Angelou “Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for.” – Stanislaus I
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“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” – Michelle Obama “Don’t wish me happiness, I don’t expect to be happy it’s gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh “True courage is like a kite, a contrary wind raises it higher.” – John Petit-Senn

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