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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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I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my read more

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain. - Dune, "Litany Against Fear", 1965.

by Frank Herbert Found in: Courage Quotes,
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not read more

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

by Nelson Mandela Found in: Courage Quotes,
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I'm proof that great things can happen to ordinary people if they work hard and never give up.

I'm proof that great things can happen to ordinary people if they work hard and never give up.

by Orel Herhiser Found in: Courage Quotes,
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Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

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Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you read more

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them. -Ralph Waldo Emerson.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Courage Quotes,
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The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in read more

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.

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If we have the courage and tenacity of our forebears, who stood firmly like a rock against the lash of read more

If we have the courage and tenacity of our forebears, who stood firmly like a rock against the lash of slavery, we shall find a way to do for our day what they did for theirs.

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A bully is a coward turned inside out.

A bully is a coward turned inside out.

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They can't hurt you unless you let them.

They can't hurt you unless you let them.

by Rosanne Cash Found in: Courage Quotes, Pain Quotes,
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