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Quotes About Courage And Confidence

Blog Post created by Pink Petro Staff on Nov 10, 2015

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'" – Eleanor Roosevelt

"One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest." – Maya Angelou

"I think my mother... made it clear that you have to live life by your own terms and you have to not worry about what other people think and you have to have the courage to do the unexpected." – Caroline Kennedy

"People say to me all the time, 'You have no fear.' I tell them, 'No, that's not true. I'm scared all the time. You have to have fear in order to have courage. I'm a courageous person because I'm a scared person.'" – Ronda Rousey

"Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace." – Amelia Earhart

"Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads." – Erica Jong

"Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what." – Harper Lee

"You can't test courage cautiously." – Annie Dillard

"It's a courageous thing to do something that doesn't have rules or limits." – Vanessa Paradis

 

"It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else." – Erma Bombeck

"I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly." – Oprah Winfrey

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