Do the right thing because it is right.— Immanuel Kant
Exciting Words Of Courage quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
Character, courage, industry and perseverance are the four pillars on which the whole edifice of human life can be built and failure is a word unknown to me.
The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie.
"One word of truth outweighs the world.
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't.
In all forms of leadership, whether you are a coach, a CEO, or a parent, there are four words that, when said, can bring out the best in your team, your employees, and your family. I BELIEVE IN YOU. Those four words can mean the difference between a fear of failure and the courage to try.
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.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage.
Be strong and of good courage; fear not or be dismayed; for the Lord, even my God, will be with thee. He will not fail thee, till thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord.
Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene beside the concrete names of villages, the numbers of roads, the names of rivers, the numbers of regiments and the dates.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
I have me brave women who are exploring the outer edge of human possibility, with no history to guide them, and with a courage to make themselves vulnerable that I find moving beyond words.
A good world needs knowledge, kindliness, and courage;
it does not need a regretful hankering after the past or a fettering of the free intelligence by the words uttered long ago by ignorant men.
It's not what happens to you, It's what you do about it.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently.
When you live in holiness, when you really try to stop sinning, you become braver. You become more courageous, you become a man of your word. You become a man of conviction that you're not willing to sell out and you're really a true knight in shining armour.
Through words he gave voice to the voiceless. Through deeds he gave courage to the faint of heart.
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
Through words we come to know the other person--and to be known.
This knowing is at the heart of our deepest longings for intimacy and connection with others. How relationships unfold with the most important people in our lives depends on courage and clarity in finding voice.
Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.
A woman cannot live in the light of intellect.
Society forbids it. Those conventional frivolities, which are called her 'duties', forbid it. Her 'domestic duties', high-sounding words, which, for the most part, are but bad habits (which she has not the courage to enfranchise herself from, the strength to break through), forbid it.
Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.
Don't take life too seriously.
A man writes to throw off the poison which he has accumulated because of his false way of life. He is trying to recapture his innocence, yet all he succeeds in doing (by writing) is to inoculate the world with a virus of his disillusionment. No man would set a word down on paper if he had the courage to live out what he believed in.
The word courage comes from the same stem as the French word Coeur, meaning "heart." Thus just as one's heart, by pumping blood to one's arms, legs, and brain enables all the other physical organs to function, so courage makes possible all the psychological virtues. Without courage other values wither away into mere facsimiles of virtue.
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
What a person says and does in ordinary moments when when no one is looking reveals more about true character than grand actions taken while in the spotlight. Our true character is revealed by normal, consistent, everyday attitudes and behavior, not by self-conscious words or deeds or rare acts of moral courage.
If but one message, I may leave behind, One single word of courage for my kind, It would be this Oh, brother, sister, friend, Whatever life may bring what God may send, No matter whether clouds life soon or late-- Take heart and wait!
When one door closes another door opens. Usually a refrigerator.
Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.
So many words get lost. They leave the mouthand lose their courage, wandering aimlessly until they are swept into the gutter like dead leaves. On rainy days you can hear their chorus rushing past.
As I contemplate all that you face in the world today, one word comes to my mind. It describes an attribute needed by all of us but one which you-at this time of your life and in this world-will need particularly. That attribute is courage.
See yourself as you really are. Listen to what none of your leaders and representatives dares tell you: You are a "little, common man." Understand the double meaning of these words: "little" and "common." Don't run. Have the courage to look at yourself!
I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
If someone says 'Give me one word of advice,' I say 'be fearless.
' And knowing without any shadow of a doubt that what they have to give - who they are - is totally unique and not shared by anybody else. And to believe in that uniqueness. It took me decades before I developed courage as an actor.
What the individual can do is to give a fine example, and to have the courage to uphold ethical values .. in a society of cynics.
Through the inspiration of Vaclav's words, the courage of his dissidence and the integrity of his leadership, Czechoslovakia successfully transitioned from an authoritarian state to a free democracy at the heart of Europe.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children, pure on their tongues, and free.
These rules may seem simple enough, but it will require great morale and physical courage to adhere to them. But if carried out in the strict sense of the word it will surely lead to a greater success than could otherwise be attained.
This is the first teaching of the Knights: You will erase everything you had written in the book of your life up until now: restlessness, uncertainty, lies. And in the place of all this you will write the word courage.
There were many words that you could not stand to hear and finally only the names of places had dignity. Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene.
The words that reverberate for us at the confines of this long adventure of rebellion are not formulas for optimism, for which we have no possible use in the extremities of our unhappiness, but words of courage and intelligence which, on the shores of the eternal seas, even have the qualities of virtue.