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All you need to Know about Quotes About Courage

Courage provides a lot of inspiration and subjects for quotes, and we love collecting quotes about courage on this site. Below are some of the questions that we frequently get asked about courage quotes.

If you’re just interested in the quotes themselves, then check out the side bar to see a full list of all the Courage quotes that we have on the site.

Frequently Asked Questions About Courage

Which authors have written about Courage?

Throughout the years, a lot of writers have written on the subject of courage. But everyone has to have their favorites, and at Quotation Oasis, we particularly like the Courage quotes written by these authors

  • Maya Angelou
  • Stephen Crane
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Harper Lee
  • CS Lewis
  • Jack London
  • Toni Morrison
  • George Orwell
  • JK Rowling
  • William Shakespeare
  • Mary Shelley
  • Sophocles
  • John Steinbeck
  • JRR Tolkien
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Mark Twain
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • Alice Walker
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Virginia Woolf

We are always trying to add new quotes to the site, so please keep checking back for new courage quotes from the authors above and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you’d like to see more courage quotes from a particular author on the site.

Which themes are most often covered in quotes about Courage?

The good thing about courage quotes is that they can cover such a broad range of topics and themes, but some of our favorite topics and themes that courage quotes cover are -

  • Overcoming fear
  • Taking risks
  • Standing up for what is right
  • Facing challenges
  • Persevering through adversity
  • Stepping out of one's comfort zone
  • Being brave in the face of danger
  • Speaking up for oneself or others
  • Making difficult decisions
  • Embracing change
  • Pushing through self-doubt
  • Fighting for a cause
  • Confronting one's own limitations
  • Resilience in the face of failure
  • Sacrificing for others
  • Defying societal norms
  • Challenging authority
  • Taking responsibility for one's actions
  • Forgiving oneself
  • others

What are some of the best and most popular quotes about Courage?

There are so many great quotes about courage, but we’ve picked out some of our favorites below. We hope you enjoy them.

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
Maya Angelou

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

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
C.S. Lewis

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
E.E. Cummings

Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength.
Theodore Roosevelt

Courage is not about being fearless, it's about being afraid and doing it anyway.

Courage is not the absence of doubt, but the triumph over it.
Nelson Mandela