49 Quotes About Bravery


Teaching girls about bravery and not perfection will ensure they have a healthy perspective about themselves. These quotes about bravery will help to commemorate those that take risks and try to become something more.

“A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.”

“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 brave enough to start a conversation that matters.”

“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 go forward not expecting to return.”

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

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

“Bravery is believing in yourself, and that thing nobody can teach you.”

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

“Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.”

“Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Great crisis produce great men and great deeds of courage.”

“Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.”

“I just don’t want to die without a few scars.”

“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.”

“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.”

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

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

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”

“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”

“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.”

“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.”

“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.”

“Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.”

“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.”

“The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.”

“The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.”

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

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.”

“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.”

“There is no such thing as bravery; only degrees of fear.”

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

“True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world.”

“Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.”

“We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.”

“When you jump across a canyon, cautious small steps and vacillation won’t work. Sometimes you just have to go for it.”

“You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.”

“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.”

Being brave requires taking a chance and entering unfamiliar territory every so often.

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