" 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."
-- Maxwell Maltz
" Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must . . . undergo the fatigue of supporting it."
" We canít all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by."
" Thrusting my nose firmly between his teeth, I threw him heavily to the ground on top of me."
" We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is be effective and bring happiness."
" And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last."
" A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage."
" If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I donít embrace trouble; thatís as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for youíll see a lot of it and had better be on speaking terms with it."
--Oliver Wendell Holmes
" Do or do not. There is no try."
" The way you activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. When you make a choice, you mobilize vast human energies and resources which otherwise go untapped. All too often people fail to focus their choices upon results and therefore their choices are ineffective. If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want and all that is left is a compromise."
" Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
The soul that knows it not, knows no release
From little things;
Knows not the livid loneliness of fear,
Nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear
The Sound of wings."
" Courage is mastery of fear--not absence of fear."
" Courage, contrary to popular belief, is not the absence of fear. Courage is the wisdom to act in spite of fear. In time, courage becomes the ability to use all the elements of the comfort zone as additional energy to move toward our goal. When we add 'en' to courage, we have encourage. En is a prefix meaning "to be at one with." "
Peter McWilliams "Do It!"
" When thinking won't cure fear, action will."
W. Clement Stone
" Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps."Back to the main page.
David Lloyd George