Monday, May 4, 2009

Courage ~ Hope you will have Courage when you need it most~!

Quotes on Courage

We all need the strength to pursue our dreams. Read on for motivational quotes and inspirational sayings to help you tap into the courage and fortitude within. And remember, whatever your fear or challenge of the moment, this too will pass.
I personally read one of these each day ~
helps to be prepared for whatever circumstance calls in your courage.
Extraordinary people...
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
—Robertson Davies

When things go wrong...
When things go wrong as they sometimes will,When the road you're trudging seems all uphill,When the funds are low and the debts are high,And you want to smile but you have to sigh,When care is pressing you down a bit. Rest if you must, but don't you quit.Success is failure turned inside out,The silver tint on the clouds of doubt,And you can never tell how close you are,It may be near when it seems afar.So, stick to the fight when you're hardest hit It's when things go wrong that you mustn't quit.

Don't get discouraged...
Don't get discouraged; it is often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.

The person who removes a mountain...
The person who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
—Chinese proverb

We gain strength...
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
—Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage doesn't always roar...
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says, “I'll try again tomorrow."
—Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey

You must have long range goals...
You must have long range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short range failures.
—Charles Noble.

Develop an attitude of gratitude...
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
—Brian Tracy

Nothing in the world...
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan, "Press on," has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
—Calvin Coolidge

Action is the antidote...
Action is the antidote to despair.
—Joan Baez

You will face...
You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated.
—Maya Angelou

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

Our society is so caught up...
Our society is so caught up in winning, we forget that most of the great men and women in history have, at one time or another, failed at something. Often repeatedly, and discouragingly. But each failure is nothing more than a brick in the wall that forms the foundation of our success. We can't forget that.
—Carlton Young

Don't wait...
Don't wait for your ship to come in. Row out to meet it.

hoping you will have courage when you need it most... ~one vintage hag


  1. Without a few failures, we can't truly appreciate the success. Debbie

  2. Courage--I never knew that I even had any UNTIL I "looked back and saw" that I did..."Be of good courage and HE shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord" Psalms 31:24 Thanks Hag for the reminder!

  3. I came over from Jacque's blog. Wonderful quotes to keep in the heart and mind.
    Thank you for sharing them.

    When you have a chance, please swing by. I'd love to have you visit.


  4. i’m an associate of mary anne radmacher’s and saw you’ve enjoyed her quote, “courage doesn't always roar.” i know mary anne is so happy when people find inspiration from her words in the context of their daily lives. for more work from mary anne’s hand visit her website mary anne has written several books and shares her work in many forms including conferences and classes. If you’d like more information feel free to e-mail me at thanks for sharing her words!