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The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Author: Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899)

Profession: American Orator, Lawyer

It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.

Author: Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899)

Profession: American Orator, Lawyer

Courage without conscience is a wild beast.

Author: Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899)

Profession: American Orator, Lawyer

The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.

Author: Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)

Profession: Seventh President of the USA

One man with courage makes a majority.

Author: Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)

Profession: Seventh President of the USA

Much of what we call evil is due entirely to the way men take the phenomenon. It can so often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer's inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight; its string can so often depart and turn into a relish when, after vainly seeking to shun it, we agree to face about and bear it...

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

The real acid test of courage is to be just your honest self when everybody is trying to be like somebody else.

Author: Andrew Jensen

Profession:

Like a boxer in a title fight, you have to walk in that ring alone.

Author: Billy Joel (1949)

Profession: American Musician, Piano Man, Singer, Songwriter

I decided once and for all that I was going to make it or die.

Author: John Johnson

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Johnson Publishing

I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it.

Author: Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973)

Profession: Thirty-sixth President of the USA

Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue, that it is always respected, even when it is associated with vice.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more daring.

Author: Alphonse Karr

Profession:

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of the final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA