You can’t be afraid of stepping on toes if you want to go dancing.
Always be bold in everything you do, because boldness has genius, power and magic in it which makes impossibility possible
We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
I don’t care what people say about how I look or even their opinion on my relationship. But the moment you judge my character is when we have a problem.
Those who can truly be accounted brave are those who best know the meaning of what is sweet in life and what is terrible, and then go out, undeterred, to meet what is to come.
I’m such a strong human being. I amaze myself even. If only you knew what I’ve been up against, you’d want my autograph. I’m a real life superhero.
Perhaps, she thought, that’s what love does. It’s not there to make you feel special. It’s to make you brave. It was like a ration pack in the desert, she thought, like a box of matches in a dark wood. Love and courage, thought Sophie-two words for the same thing.
Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene beside the concrete names of villages, the numbers of roads, the names of rivers, the numbers of regiments and the dates.
This is the time to remember that I’m the protagonist in my own story, facing every challenge with grace and wit.
If you don’t know how to pronounce a word, say it loud!” (William Strunk) … Why compound ignorance with inaudibility?