“It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young of this mealy generation the courage of their confusions. ”
“Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.” ~ Tom Krause
Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence. -Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (b. 1920).
“This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, …courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.”
A very popular error: having the courage of one’s convictions; rather it is a matter of having the courage for an attack on one’s convictions. -Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (1844-1900).
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”
~ Winston Churchill.
Chicken Soup for the Soul