quote by Leo Buscaglia

The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow or love. Chained by his certitude, he is a slave; he has forfeited his freedom. Only the person who risks is truly free.

— Leo Buscaglia

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Personal courage quote Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

If we commit ourselves to one person for life, this is not, as many people think, a rejection of freedom; rather, it demands the courage to move into all the risks of freedom, and the risk of love which is permanent; into that love which is not possession but participation.

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

Personal courage quote The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment.

It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction.

Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can't change, character is something that you create within yourself and must take responsibility for changing

To love yourself, truly love yourself, is to finally discover the essence of personal courage, self-respect, integrity, and self-esteem. These are the qualities of grace that come directly from a soul with stamina.

Personal courage quote Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarte

Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.

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.

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

In playing ball, and in life, a person occasionally gets the opportunity to do something great. When that time comes, only two things matter: being prepared to seize the moment and having the courage to take your best swing.

Personal courage quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis

A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

Real success requires respect for and faithfulness to the highest human values-honesty, integrity, self-discipline, dignity, compassion, humility, courage, personal responsibility, courtesy, and human service.

There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.

Every positive change - every jump to a higher level of energy and awareness - involves a rite of passage. Each time to ascend to a higher rung on the ladder of personal evolution, we must go through a period of discomfort, of initiation. I have never found an exception.

Personal courage quote Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at al

Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a 'transformer' in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.

While every refugee's story is different and their anguish personal, they all share a common thread of uncommon courage - the courage not only to survive, but to persevere and rebuild their shattered lives.

A person who sins neither in thought nor deed, and is fair and just, gains enormous courage and strength. As a leader, you need courage born of integrity in order to be capable of powerful leadership. To achieve this courage, you must search your heart, and make sure your conscience is clear and your behavior is beyond reproach.

Personal courage quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the

To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

The future does not belong to those who are content with today Rather, it will belong to those who can blend vision, reason, and courage in a personal commitment.

The true courage of civilized nations is readiness for sacrifice in the service of the state, so that the individual counts as only one amongst many. The important thing here is not personal mettle but aligning oneself with the universal.

The true courage of civilized nations is readiness for sacrifice in the service of the state, so that the individual counts as only one amongst many. The important thing here is not personal mettle but aligning oneself with the universal.

Personal courage quote Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my

Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...

Ordinary people, even weak people, can do extraordinary things through temporary courage generated by a situation. But the person of character does not need the situation to generate his courage. It is a part of his being and a standard approach to all life's challenges.

There are so many unsung heroines and heroes at this broken moment in our collective story, so many courageous persons who, unbeknownst to themselves, are holding together the world by their resolute love or contagious joy. Although I do not know your names, I can feel you out there.

Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness.

If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.

Personal courage quote Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.

Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.

Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.

Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.

But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ.

Personal courage quote Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

Bold love is courageously setting aside our personal agenda to move humbly into the world of others with their well-being in view, willing to risk further pain in our souls, in order to be an aroma of life to some and an aroma of death to others.

Awareness of your weakness and confusion makes you strong because conscious awareness is the bright light that destroys the darkness of negativity. Detection of inner negativity is not a negative act, but a courageously positive act that makes you a new person.

The great soul is the person who has taken on the task of change.

If he or she is able to transcend fear, to act out of courage, the whole group will benefit and each one, in his or her own life, will be suddenly more courageous, though they may not see how or why.

Personal courage quote I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving w

I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.

A mob is a group of persons with heads but no brains.

Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk -- and to act.

Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.

Personal courage quote A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres...

A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.

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You say, "Well, I am not going to be anyone's 'yes man.

' If I see something wrong in a person, I'm going to warn others about it." Fine. But beware that what you are calling "courage to speak out" is not more truly a deception masking a rebellious, dishonouring attitude.

It takes a lot of courage to be the same person on the outside that you are on the inside.

We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.

It is so often true that whether a person carries with him an atmosphere of gloom and depression or one of confidence and courage depends on his individual outlook.

The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.

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