Courage Quotations


Brave speaking is the most entire and richest sacrifice to the Gods.—Journal, 4 February 1841
Bravery deals not so much in resolute action, as in healthy and assured rest.—Journal, December 1839
You may find a cape which runs six miles into the sea that has not a man of moral courage upon it.—Journal, 16 November 1858
Making no complaint, offering no encouragement, one human being is made aware of the neighboring and contemporaneous existence of another.—Journal, 1837-47
We should impart our courage, and not our despair, our health and ease, and not our disease, and take care that this does not spread by contagion.—Walden 
Be of good courage! That is the main thing.—Thoreau to H.G.O. Blake, 19 December 1854
Fear creates danger, and courage dispels it.—Journal, 12 November 1859
Men die of fright and live of confidence.—Journal, 1850
A man sits as many risks as he runs.—Walden
Nothing is so much to be feared as fear.—Journal, 7 September 1851
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