Brave: ( courage...chivalr... confiden... )

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The courage to persist: In 1894, the rhetoric teacher at Harrow in England wrote on a sixteen-year-old's report

card, "A conspicuous lack of success." Winston Chruchill persited. --- Winston Churchill 1874

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Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn

away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression. --- Bertrand Wilbertforce

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Be strong and courageous, and do the work. --- Chronicles 28:20

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Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers

you cannot be successful or happy.... Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as

succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture ...

Do not build obstacles in your imagination ... Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody

can be you as efficiently as you can. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

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Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid. --- Franklin P Jones 1832

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Bravery never goes out of style. --- William M. Thackeray

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Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared. --- Eddie

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Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. --- Anon xxxx

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Decision is the spark that ignites action. Until a decision is made, nothing happens.... Decision is the courageous

facing of issues, knowing that if they are not faced, problems will remain forever unanswered. --- Wilfred A.

Peterson

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Determination, patience and courage are the only things needed to improve any situation. And, if you want a

situation changed badly enough, you will find these three things. --- Anon xxxx

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Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. --- Erica

Jong 1942

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Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events ...

it is from numberless acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. --- Robert F Kennedy 1925

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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

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God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the

wisdom to know the difference. --- Serenity Prayer

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I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and

endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. ---

Henry David Thoreau 1817

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Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they are no better than dreams. --- Ralph

Waldo Emerson 1803

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If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagined,

he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

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If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees.

Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and

conscience in a room by himself. --- Arthur Schlesinger

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If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can't accomplish it. You have to have confidence in your

ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. --- Rosalyn Carter

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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. --- Anais Nin

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Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. --- Marcus T Cicero 106BC

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Man cannot discover new oceans until he has courage to lose sight of the shore. --- Anon xxxx

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Moral courage and character go hand in hand .... a man of real character is consistently courageous, being

imbued with a basic integrity and a firm sense of principle. --- Martha Boaz

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Never yield your courage - your courage to live, your courage to fight, to resist, to develop you own lives, to be

free. I'm talking about resistance to wrong and fighting oppression. --- Roger Baldwin

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Non one has looked back sadly on a life full of experiences, but many look back wishing they had had the courage

to do more. --- Anon xxxx

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One is happy as a result of one's own efforts, once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness -- simple

tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.

Happiness is no vague dream. --- George Sand 1804

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One man with courage makes a majority. --- Andrew Jackson 1767

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Remember that life is neither pain nor pleasure; it is serious business, to be entered upon with courage and in a

spirit of self-sacrifice. --- Alexis De Tocqueville

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Tell a man he is brave, and you help him to become so. --- Thomas Carlyle 1795

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The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully,

have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth ... The trite subjects of human efforts - possessions, outward success,

luxury - have always seemed to me contemptible. --- Albert Einstein 1879

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The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you

can see a noble image of yourself. --- George Bernard Shaw 1856

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