Inspirational Quotes and Positive Affirmations
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
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.’
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
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.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.
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.’
Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
-Norman Vincent Peale
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
-Harriet Beecher Stowe
I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.
Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
-George S. Patton
If you can dream it, you can do it.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
Change is not only likely, it’s inevitable.
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.
-George C. Marshall
Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.