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These good bravery quotes for the strong are some of the most inspiring words you can share with your friends and loved ones.

Brave men and women have achieved more in this world than anyone else ever could. Whether you are facing a challenge, an issue, or a difficult situation, being brave can help solve all your problems.

Share these bravery quotes with others who need more courage. These quotes can also make you feel better and stronger in challenging times.

Best Brave Quotes.

Quotes About Bravery

1.) Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.
Emma Donoghue

2.) Be brave if you lose and meek if you win.
Harvey Penick

3.) It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies but just as much to stand up to our friends.
J.K. Rowling

4.) In order to achieve anything, you must be brave enough to fail.
Kirk Douglas

5.) Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Steve Jobs

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Be Brave quotes.

Be Brave Quotations

6.) Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters.
Dau Voire

7.) Be bold; speak from your heart.
Nikki Rowe

8.) Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.
Jackson Brown Jr.

9.) Be brave and create the life of your dreams. Dare to strive for the spectacular.
Amy Leigh Mercree

10.) Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
Paulo Coelho

11.) You got to be brave. If you feel something, you’ve really got to risk it.
Mel Brooks

12.) Be bold, be brave enough to be your true self.
Queen Latifah

13.) You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
William Faulkner

14.) The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Thomas Paine

15.) Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.
Mary Anne Radmacher

Good Bravery Quotes

16.) In the flush of love’s light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.
Maya Angelou

17.) Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.
Alan Alda

18.) We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.
Helen Keller

19.) You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.
Mary Tyler Moore

20.) To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.
St. Catherine of Siena

21.) It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Mark Twain

22.) Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.

23.) It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.

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Courage Sayings

24.) You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.
Stephen King

25.) It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
Elizabeth Kenny

26.) 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.
Nelson Mandela

27.) Experimentation is the precursor to wisdom. Be bold. Be brave. Make mistakes. Truth follows the courageous.

28.) If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, Life will reward you with a new hello.
Paulo Coelho

29.) I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren’t all that different.
Veronica Roth

30.) If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
Seth Godin

31.) Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever.
Lana Del Rey

32.) You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Winnie the Pooh

33.) The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.
Christopher Paolini

34.) Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.
Maya Angelou

Motivational Courageous Quotes

35.) One needs to be either more brave or more good because if courage is lacking, goodness can substitute, while cowardice is the deficiency of both.
Neel Burton

36.) Bravery is when you walk into a battle you are not sure of winning.
Jeffrey Fry

37.) Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Billy Graham

38.) Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees the others.

39.) The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Coco Chanel

40.) Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.
Ruth Gordon

41.) Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.
Maya Angelou

42.) Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones, and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
Victor Hugo

43.) With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
Margaret Mitchell

44.) Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into the air.
John Quincy Adams

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45.) Fear can keep a man out of danger but courage only can support him in it.
Thomas Fuller

46.) Dare to be courageous in life.
You have nothing to lose.
Lailah Gifty Akita

47.) Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has their bowed. Courage is what makes you do it.
Bryce Courtenay

48.) Dare to be brave today, and trust that when you extend your wings, you will fly.
Mary DeMuth

49.) Sometimes, making the wrong choice is better than making no choice. You have the courage to go forward; that is rare. A person who stands at the fork, unable to pick, will never get anywhere.
Terry Goodkind

50.) One of the most powerful lessons in life is to recognize that no one can give you power, and many people don’t want you to have it. You have to find the courage to seize it, own it and hold on!
Shannon L. Alder

51.) Bravery hides in amazing places.
Kiera Cass

52.) Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Maya Angelou

53.) Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.

54.) Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live, taking the form of readiness to die.
Gilbert K Chesterton

Inspirational Quotes

55.) Every man has his own courage and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

56.) I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.
Charles Lindbergh

57.) The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity
Robert Anthony

58.) My definition of courage is never letting anyone define you.
Jim Hightower

59.) Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Erma Bombeck

60.) Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
JK Rowling

61.) It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
EW Hornung

Best Bravery Quotes

62.) There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
Alexander Hamilton

63.) 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.
C. JoyBell C.

64.) Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.
Samuel Johnson

65.) Bravery is believing in yourself and that thing nobody can teach you.
El Cordobes

66.) It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies but just as much to stand up to our friends.
J. K. Rowling

67.) It’s not the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
Mark Twain

68.) Bravery is not a quality of the body. It is of the soul.
Mahatma Gandhi

69.) Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
Morihei Ueshiba

70.) Before I knew you, I thought brave was not being afraid. You’ve taught me that bravery is being terrified and doing it anyway.
Laurell K. Hamilton

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Courageous Quotes To Inspire

71.) Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Winston Churchill

72.) Courage is grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway

73.) Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Anais Nin

74.) You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both.
Brené Brown

75.) The secret to happiness is freedom and the secret to freedom is courage.

76.) Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Mark Twain

77.) Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. 
W. Clement Stone

78.) A brave man acknowledges the strength o others. 
Veronica Roth

Short Bravery Quotes

79.) What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Vincent van Gogh

80.) Life is not about living the safer option. Life is about living a life worth living.
Robert Thier

81.) The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Oprah Winfrey

82.) When valor preys on reason, it eats the sword it fights with.
William Shakespeare

83.) Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point. 
C.S. Lewis

84.) We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. 
Martin Luther King, Jr.

85.) It takes courage for people to listen to their own goodness and act on it.
Pablo Casals

86.) The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing that you will make one.
Elbert Hubbard

87.) Have the courage to act instead of react.
Oliver Wendall Holmes

88.) He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Muhammad Ali

True Bravery Quotes

89.) True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world.
François de La Rochefoucauld

90.) The conscience of every man recognizes courage as the foundation of manliness and manliness as the perfection of human character.
Thomas Hughes

91.) Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most our of life.
Zig Ziglar

92.) Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
Steve Jobs

93.) Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon

94.) 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.
Henry Ford

95.) The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. 
Martin Luther King Jr

Bravery Quotes For Kids

96.) The best way out is always through.
Robert Frost

97.) Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Babe Ruth

98.) Tough times never last, but tough people do.
Dr. Robert Schuller

99.) You’ll never do a whole lot unless you are brave enough to try.
Dolly Parton

100.) Expect the unexpected, and whenever possible, be the unexpected.
Lynda Berry

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and authored four books on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought over 75 new gift and toy products to market, most dealing with wordplay. Mike is married and a father of four daughters.


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