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Courage

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start,
with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
(John Boyton Priestley, English author, 1894-1984)
 
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
(Winston Churchill, British prime minister, 1874-1965)
 
Never fear shadows.
They simply mean that there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
(Ruth Rendell, English writer, born 1930)
 
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.
(Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologian, 1892-1971)
 
Life is most froth and bubble, but two things stand like a stone; kindness in another's trouble and courage in your own.
(Lady Diana Spencer, princess of Wales, 1961-1997)
 
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
(Norman Vincent Peale, American author, 1898-1993)
 
Everyone has a talent.  What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude
and to follow the talent to the dark place where it may lead.
(Erica Jong, American writer, born 1942)
 
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
(Nicholas Murray Butler, 1931 Nobel Peace Prize, 1862-1947)
 
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength;
loving someone deeply gives you courage.
(Lao-Tzu, Chinese Taoist philosopher, ca. 600 B.C.)
 
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German philosopher, poet and playwright, 1749-1832)
 
Look not mournfully into the past.  It comes not back again.
Wisely improve the present, it is thine.
Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear.
(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American poet, 1807-1882)
 
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is a step forward.
(Thomas Alfa Edison, American scientist, 1847-1931)