Be brave. Even if you're not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.
Count your smiles instead of your tears; Count your courage instead of your fears.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow talent to the dark place where it leads.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
I've been trying to find the word that says what I need to be in life. 'Brave' is the only word. It's the only thing that I ask myself to be.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage -- it can be delightful.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Some wo(men) have thousand of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
You cannot discover new ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face; You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.