Courage Quotes and Confidence Quotes

These courage quotes and confidence quotes give us a little extra “boost” as we set big goals for our lives. We all have greatness within us, but often are paralyzed due to fear. Take note of the quotes referring to regret at the end of life. . . what do you NOT want to regret in your later years? I hope these courage quotes inspire and motivate you to go after your goals. Your goals are worth it, and so are you!

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All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
(Walt Disney)

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
(T.S. Elliott)

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
(Mahatma Gandhi)

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
(Wayne Gretzky)

When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.
(Mark Victor Hansen)

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

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
(Helen Keller)

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
(Norman Vincent Peale)

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
(Anna Quindlen)

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I lived through this horror, I can take the next thing that comes along." You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
(Eleanor Roosevelt)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though chequered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat.
(Theodore Roosevelt)

If I had my life to live over, I'd dare to make more mistakes next time.
(Nadine Stair)

Whatever is expressed is impressed. Whatever you say to yourself, with emotion, generates thoughts, ideas and behaviors consistent with those words.
(Brian Tracy)

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
(Brian Tracy)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
(Mark Twain)

It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
(Dr. Denis Waitley)


I’ve tried to provide proper attribution to the original sources of these courage quotes. Please let me know if there are any that may be in error, or if you know some of the sources I have identified as “unknown”. Thanks!

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