Courage Is Daring

Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.

“Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”

—   J. R. R. Tolkien

“Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.”

—   Walter Anderson

“Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.”

—   George Lois

“Wisdom equals knowledge plus courage. You have to not only know what to do and when to do it, but you have to also be brave enough to follow through.”

—   Jarod Kintz (via myquotelibrary)

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“In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.”

—   Peter McWilliams

“The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.”

—   Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)

“We should manage our fortunes as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity.”

—   Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.”

—   Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

“Wisdom is listening and waiting for the right time to speak.”

“It is no profit to have learned well, if you neglect to do well.”

—   Publilius Syrus (~100 BC)

“The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.”

—   Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”

—   Ambrose Redmoon

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.”

—    Michelangelo

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.”

—   Charles Kingsley