47 Quotes About Being Brave


Having the courage to stand up against adversity takes an inner strength like no other. These quotes about being brave remind us of our efforts and timeliness it takes to make a positive change.

“A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.”

“A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”

“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.”

“A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.”

“A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.”

“Be bold, be brave enough to be your true self.”

“Be brave and be fearless, and for God’s sake, stand up for yourself.”

“Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters.”

“Being brave enough to just be unapologetic for who you are, that’s a goddess.”

“Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever.”

“Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad in council though good in execution.”

“Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.”

“Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.”

“Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.”

“Bravery is not a quality of the body. It is of the soul.”

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

“Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man’s eyes.”

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”

“Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.”

“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.”

“Fear can keep a man out of danger but courage only can support him in it.”

“Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.”

“Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.”

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

“In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.”

“In order to achieve anything you must be brave enough to fail.”

“It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.”

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”

“Let us be bold. Let us be brave. Let us be together.”

“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”

“Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage ? it can be delightful.”

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

“Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.”

“Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.”

“One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.”

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”

“Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.”

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

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.”

“The future doesn’t belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave.”

“The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.”

“The world continues to offer glittering prizes to those who have stout hearts and sharp swords.”

“There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.”

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”

“To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity.”

“Trust the still, small voice that says, ‘this might work and I’ll try it.”

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

There are many reasons to be brave and act out with courage and stand up for what we believe in.

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