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What you have outside you counts less than what you have inside you.

Author: B. C. Forbes (1880-1954)

Profession: American Publisher

Courage is the capacity to conduct oneself with restraint in times of prosperity and with courage and tenacity when things do not go well.

Author: James V. Forrestal (1892-1949)

Profession: American Statesman

The more wit the less courage.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

The brave love mercy, and delight to save.

Author: John Gay (1688-1732)

Profession: British Playwright, Poet

A man not perfect, but of heart so high, of such heroic rage, That even his hopes became a part of earth's eternal heritage.

Author: Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909)

Profession: American Editor, Poet

No more turning away from the weak and the weary. No more turning away from the coldness inside. Just a world that we all must share. It's not enough just to stand and stare. Is it only a dream that there'll be no more turning away.

Author: David Gilmore

Profession:

Have the courage of your desire.

Author: George Robert Gissing (1857-1903)

Profession: British Novelist, Critic, Essayist

For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.

Author: George Robert Gissing (1857-1903)

Profession: British Novelist, Critic, Essayist

Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate; they too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Rest not. Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Wealth lost is something lost, honor lost is something lost: Courage lost all is lost.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?

Author: Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

Profession: Dutch Painter

He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, That dares not put it to the touch, To gain or lose it all.

Author: James Graham (1612-1650)

Profession: Scottish General

Most men have more courage than even they themselves think they have.

Author: Lord Greville (1554-1628)

Profession: British Poet

Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away.

Author: Dag Hammarskjold (1905-1961)

Profession: Swedish Statesman, Secretary-general of U.N.