Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty.
There is always a philosophy for lack of courage.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Courage is a kind of salvation. Courage is knowing what not to fear.
I've noticed that loneliness gets stronger when we try to face it down, but gets weaker when we simply ignore it.
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.
Politics, like religion, hold up the torches of martyrdom to the reformers of error.