quote by Andre Gide

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

— Andre Gide

Bashful Courageous Man quotations

Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds.

The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.


Courageous man quote Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

Don't pray for an easy life, pray to be a stronger man.

Courageous man quote Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the sh
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

The self-confidence of the warrior is not the self-confidence of the average man. The average man seeks certainty in the eyes of the onlooker and calls that self-confidence. The warrior seeks impeccability in his own eyes and calls that humbleness. The average man is hooked to his fellow men, while the warrior is hooked only to infinity.

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.


Courageous man quote Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.

Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.

We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.

Courageous man quote One man with courage is a Majority.
One man with courage is a Majority.
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The sun will stand as your best man And whistle When you have found the courage To marry forgiveness When you have found the courage to marry Love.

To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one.

It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.


To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life.

The qualities of a great man are vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character.

Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered and the courage with which he has maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

Why does soldiers leave the protection of his trench hole in the ground and go forward in the face of shot and shell? It is because of the leader who is in front of him and his comrades who are around him. Comradeship makes a man feel warm and courageous when all his instincts tend to make him cold and afraid.

One man with courage makes a majority.


The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man.

The preservation of peace and the guaranteeing of man's basic freedoms and rights require courage and eternal vigilance: courage to speak and act - and if necessary, to suffer and die - for truth and justice; eternal vigilance, that the least transgression of international morality shall not go undetected and unremedied.

Leadership is not for the faint of heart

The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the great enterprises and ideals of American society.

This is what I found out about religion: It gives you courage to make the decisions you must make in a crisis, and then the confidence to leave the result to a higher Power. Only by trust in God can a man carrying responsibility find repose.


My motto is: feel the fear and do it anyway.

Society must fight against this belief in God as it fought against idol worship and other narrow conceptions of religion. In this way man will try to stand on his feet. Being realistic, he will have to throw his faith aside and face all adversaries with courage and valour. That is exactly my state of mind.

You have plenty of courage, I am sure," answered Oz.

"All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.

A man of courage flees forward in the midst of new things.

Professional football in America is a special game, a unique game .

.. It is a rare game. The men who play it make it so. All of them are fearless. All of them are strong, quick. And all of them are part of a story that began long ago. A story written by men who found, in the sport, a demanding measure for their own courage and ability.


A man of courage is also full of faith.

Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.

The only time a man can be brave is when he is afraid.

A man can be as great as he wants to be.

If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.


Love alone allows man to forget himself.

.. it alone can still redeem even the darkest hours of the past since it alone finds the courage to believe in the mercy of the holy God.

The sea -- this truth must be confessed -- has no generosity.

No display of manly qualities -- courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness -- has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.

The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity.

No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.

The history of God's people is not a record of God searching for courageous men and women who could handle the task, but God transforming the hearts of cowards and calling them to live courageous lives.