Category Archives: courage
“The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view, we love to walk the plains.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer
“The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire – the light of daring burning in the heart. The more one dares, the more he shall obtain.”
– Helena Petrova Blavatsky – Russian writer
Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads.
Before a great dream can become reality there may be difficulty. Before a person begins a great endeavour, they may encounter chaos. As a new plant breaks the ground with great difficulty, foreshadowing the huge tree, so must we sometimes push against difficulty in bringing forth our dreams.
– The I Ching
“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.”
– Saint Francis de Sales
No arsenal or no weapon in the arsenals of the world is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.
The mind determines what’s possible. The soul surpasses it.
– Pilar Coolinta