Strength And Courage Quotes

Quotes tagged as "strength-and-courage" (showing 1-30 of 176)
Veronica Roth
“We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”
Veronica Roth, Divergent

Criss Jami
“It has always seemed that a fear of judgment is the mark of guilt and the burden of insecurity.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“Everywhere we shine death and life burn into something new…”
Aberjhani, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

Asper Blurry
“What's the point of wandering?
to find a better place?
a home?
But the loneliness will always capture me
in its claws
of no tomorrow”
Asper Blurry, Train to the Edge of the Moon

Asper Blurry
“Sometimes you're trying so hard to get your life together and still it's not enough, everything is falling apart. What to do, you're asking. Just keep going through hell for yourself, not for everyone else. Richer with that wisdom, I will build my happiness from nothing. I will rise from the dust. And I will do it on my own. I will live for myself and I won’t look at the others.”
Asper Blurry, Train to the Edge of the Moon

Edie Littlefield Sundby
“I love to walk. Walking is a spiritual journey and a reflection of living. Each of us must determine which path to take and how far to walk; we must find our own way, what is right for one may not be for another. There is no single right way to deal with late stage cancer, to live life or approach death, or to walk an old mission trail.”
Edie Littlefield Sundby, The Mission Walker: I was given three months to live...

Savitri Devi
“A 'civilization' that makes such a ridiculous fuss about alleged 'war crimes' - acts of violence against the actual or potential enemies of one's cause - and tolerates slaughterhouses and vivisection laboratories, and circuses and the fur industry (infliction of pain upon creatures that can never be for or against any cause), does not deserve to live.”
Savitri Devi

“I am the bended, but not broken. I am the power of the thunderstorm. I am the beauty in the beast. I am the strength in weakness. I am the confidence in the midst of doubt. I am Her!”
Kierra C.T. Banks

Amit Ray
“Love is our strength to overcome the evils of the world.”
Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Without being push to the wall, we will have remained in our comfortable zone. But this circumstance challenges us to find the courage to move on.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, On Eagles Wings:Rise

“We awake at dawn.
To sink or swim.”
Kiera Woodhull, Chaos of the Mind

Henryk Sienkiewicz
“Prophet,' he said, 'Your doctrines I do not know; therefore if I accepted them, I would do it out of fear like a coward and a base man. Are you anxious that your faith be professed by cowards and base people?”
Henryk Sienkiewicz, In Desert and Wilderness

“I trained. I punished myself. I thought making myself suffer on a day-to-day basis would prepare me for climbing hard at high altitude. I slept on the floor. I carried ice in my bare hands. I beat them against the concrete just to see if I could handle it. I never missed an opportunity to train. I ran stairs until I vomited, then ran more.

I ruined relationships to get used to the feeling of failure and sacrifice (it was much easier than holding on). I trained in the gym on an empty diet to learn how far I could push myself without food or water. I imitated and plagiarized the heroes who lived and died before me. I spoke only strong words and ignored weakness at every turn. I subdued my fears. I was opinionated and direct. I became a man either well loved or truly hated. I was ready for anything.”
Mark Twight, Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber

Saffron A. Kent
“Bravery is picking up a pen and writing. Bravery is gouging out words from inside you and then imprinting them on a page to make them permanent. Bravery is knowing they might not ever be read by anyone, that the art you leave behind, the contributions you make to the world, might never be known by anyone. Bravery is knowing all of that but doing it anyway.”
Saffron A. Kent, The Unrequited

Brandi Salazar
“Hey!” The male voice sliced through the noise. Terri ignored him, determined to get back to the bar for her next order. A harsh hand gripped her arm, jerking her back into a firm chest. “I asked your name.” Hot breath reeking of stale beer permeated her sinuses, making her stomach turn, as the tenor of his voice burrowed into her ear.
Fear gripped her. Memories of the way Randy would grab her, and where it always ended, slammed into her, making her head spin. Shaking it off, Terri narrowed her eyes and whirled around, jabbing a red lacquered nail into his powder blue polo. “Back off,” she warned, snatching her arm back.
He advanced on her, his large frame towering over her. “Just wanna know your name, sweetheart,” he said with a sleazy smile. “No need to get testy.”
“You haven’t seen me testy.”
As she turned her back on him and continued on her way, he called out to her.

Terri--from Spring Cleaning--Coming Summer 2012”
Brandi Salazar, Spring Cleaning

Neena H. Brar
“If You Forget Me
if you forsake me
I shall forget you too
don’t take me for
the lone redbud that lay bare
behind your window
in the garden
with branches naked,
robbed of life
in the dead of winter
waiting once again
to embrace
which has forsaken it
Neena H. Brar

Patricia V. Davis
“When a good woman stops being afraid, the devil turns and runs.”
Patricia V. Davis, Cooking for Ghosts

Haruki Murakami
“The strength I'm looking for isn't the kind where you win or lose. I'm not after a wall that'll repel power coming from outside. What I want is the kind of strength to be able to absorb that outside power, to stand up to it. The strength to quietly endure things—unfairness, misfortune, sadness, mistakes, misunderstandings."...”
Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

Frida R.
“We are relentless.
We don't compromise grace.
But when we hunt, we're vicious.”
Frida R.

Kangoma Kindembo
“Fear has only one rule "wait and see" - while time is always precious in every progress.”
Kangoma Kindembo

“There's no point regretting something you've already done. It's in the past. Let it go. Continue on with life.”
Houriya Khan

Ralitsa Ivanova Tsanova
“Вярата е пламък в очите на страданието и огън в очите ми, когато имам силите да продължа.”
Ralitsa Ivanova Tsanova, Изповед

Mimi Novic
“Take a deep breath...Remember..Your strength is within”
Mimi Novic, Your Light Is the Key

Angeline Trevena
“Because some people see a wall, and assume that's the end of their journey. Others see it, and decide it's just the beginning.”
Angeline Trevena

Jacqueline Simon Gunn
“You don’t have to act strong when you are strong.
It is only those who are strong enough to risk being broken that are truly unbreakable.”
Jacqueline Simon Gunn, Forever and One Day

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