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Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

Author: John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)

Profession: Sixth President of the USA

Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts ;in a uniform manner.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.

Author: Freda Adler (1870-1937)

Profession: Pioneer Psychiatrist, Born in Vienna

As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart here, and scorn to fly.

Author: Akhenaton

Profession: Egyptian King, Monotheist

Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.

Author: Vittorio, Conte Di Alfieri (1749-1803)

Profession: Italian Poet, Playwright

Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.

Author: Jean Anouilh (1910-1987)

Profession: French Playwright

It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.

Author: Jean Anouilh (1910-1987)

Profession: French Playwright

The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

It is easy to fly into a passion... anybody can do that, but to be angry with the right person to the right extent and at the right time and in the right way… that is not easy.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

The brave man is not he who feels no fear, For that were stupid and irrational; But he, whose noble soul its fears subdues, And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.

Author: Joanna Baillie (1762-1851)

Profession: British Romantic Writer

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.

Author: Bruce Barton (1886-1967)

Profession: American Author, Advertising Executive