Courage

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It always demands a far greater degree of courage for an individual to oppose an organized movement than to let himself be carried along with the stream individual courage, that is, a variety of courage that is dying out in these times of progressive organization and mechanization.

Beware of Pity
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.

Pride and Prejudice
Courage is grace under pressure.
It takes courage to push yourself to places you have never been before... to test yout limits... to break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to stay tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossum.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Long before morning I knew that what I was seeking to discover was a thing I'd always known. That all courage was a form of constancy. That it is always himself that the coward abandoned first. After this all other betrayals come easily.

All the Pretty Horses
Just understanding life as it is, and living it with courage; not escaping from it, not hiding from it, facing it with courage, whatsoever it is, good or bad, divine or evil, heaven or hell.

Absolute Tao: Subtle is the way to love, happiness and truth
They say: Think twice before you jump. I say: Jump first and then think as much as you want!

Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously
From the true opponant, a limitless courage flows into you.

The Zurau Aphorisms (23)
Every man of courage is a man of his word
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