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    Tender handed stroke a nettle,
    And it stings you for your pains;
    Grasp it like a man of mettle,
    And it soft as silk remains.

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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

by Lao Tzu Found in: Courage Quotes,
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They, that unnamed "they," they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up -- and I swear read more

They, that unnamed "they," they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up -- and I swear when I went down quite often I took the fall; nothing moves a mountain but itself. They, I've long ago named them me.

by Gregory Corso Found in: Courage Quotes,
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Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace. -Amelia Earhart.

Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace. -Amelia Earhart.

by Amelia Earhart Found in: Courage Quotes,
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The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.

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Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every
virtue at the testing point.

Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every
virtue at the testing point.

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Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take read more

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

by Theodore Roosevelt Found in: Courage Quotes,
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I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and row brave by reflection. read more

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and row brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.

by Thomas Paine Found in: Courage Quotes,
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Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death! -Earl Wilson.

Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death! -Earl Wilson.

by Earl Wilson Found in: Courage Quotes,
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Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.

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