39 Quotes About Courage and Determination


Courage is contagious for some. Having the self-determination needed to succeed requires some guts and hope for change. Here are some great quotes about courage and determination that are encouraging to read.

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”

“As so often before on the courage and determination of British men and women serving our country the fate of many nations rest.”

“Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.”

“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.”

“Failure is not the falling down but the staying down.”

“Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.”

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

“Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it, piece by piece – by thought, choice, courage, and determination.”

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”

“I write novels about ordinary women who face seemingly insurmountable odds but through courage and determination find their heart’s desire.”

“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.”

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”

“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.”

“Let your courage and determination be the vehicle that drives you, and takes you anywhere in this life you wanna go.”

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”

“Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never — in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense.”

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.”
“Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.”

“Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.”

“Since there are thousands of fairy tales, one may safely guess that there are probably equal numbers where the courage and determination of females rescue males, and vice versa.”

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

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

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

“The best way out is always through.”

“The Christian life is one of spiritual courage and determination lived out in our flesh.”

“The first aim of a good college is not to teach books, but the meaning and purpose of life. Hard study and the learning of books are only a means to this end.”

“The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.”

“The most essential factor is persistence – the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.”

“The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.”

“There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.”

“We cannot expect in the immediate future that all women who seek it will achieve full equality of opportunity. But if women are tostart moving towards that goal, we must believe in ourselves or no one else will believe in us; we must match our aspirations with the competence, courage and determination to succeed.”

“We have set out on a quest for true humanity, and somewhere on the distant horizon we can see the glittering prize.”

“We must believe in ourselves as no one else will believe in us, we must match our expectations with the competence, courage and determination to succeed.”

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”

“With her courage and determination, Malala has shown what terrorists fear most: a girl with a book.”

“Yes, this is a dangerous time. Yes, this is a time full of shadows and fear. But we have been through worse before and we have faced more difficult days before.”

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.”

Determination and courage is requires for total transformation to happen.

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