I want to encourage our people to educate our people to have the courage to understand and fight for their rights.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.
I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting you take your courage.
There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge.
Resignation is the courage of Christian sorrow.
There's no mystique to acting. It's only common sense - and a bit of courage.
To him that waits all things reveal themselves provided that he has the courage not to deny in the darkness what he has seen in the light.
Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for.
I emphasize... that the Harrimans showed great courage and loyalty and confidence in us because three or four of us were really running the business the day to day business.
Greatness in the last analysis is largely bravery - courage in escaping from old ideas and old standards and respectable ways of doing things.
Support the strong give courage to the timid remind the indifferent and warn the opposed.
Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.
People don't follow titles they follow courage.
I know this president. And I can tell you that he cares deeply about the next generation of young women in this country - his daughters and everyone's daughters. President Obama had the courage to stand with Sandra Fluke. Without hesitation he defended her right to tell her story.
It's up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema not just business. John was rejected by studios he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You're either courageous or not. You have to find a way.
We simply do not understand our place in the universe and have not the courage to admit it.
If I am to be known for anything I would like it to be for encouraging Canadians for knowing a little bit about their daily extraordinary courage. And for wanting that courage to be recognized.
My definition of courage is never letting anyone define you.
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities - because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Even within the last three or four years I have a greater ability to communicate I think. I have more courage to show the stuff... And it does take courage.
Necessity does the work of courage.
Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
What I love about the East End is that there's a great perseverance determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.
The presidents of colleges have to have some courage to step forward. You can't limit alcohol in college sports you have to get rid of it.
If you set as your goal to roll back the size of government you have an obligation to answer the tough questions and show real courage not just appeal to ideology. Treat the voters like adults.
If we can't have the courage to tell our constituents hey we've got to cut back then if we can point to something and say I would like to vote for more benefits for you but this balanced budget amendment or statutory spending cap or whatever the device is is preventing me from doing it.
There has to be this pioneer the individual who has the courage the ambition to overcome the obstacles that always develop when one tries to do something worthwhile especially when it is new and different.
They put me in a harness like a horse to learn the back somersault. It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time. The courage came with practice.
Someone once told me the one thread that runs through them all is a premium on personal courage - not intellectual courage but just plain physical courage.
Whatever enlarges hope will also exalt courage.
Courage ought to have eyes as well as arms.
Give the people not hell but hope and courage.
The memoirs that have come out of Africa are sometimes startlingly beautiful often urgent and essentially life-affirming but they are all performances of courage and honesty.
To bathe a cat takes brute force perseverance courage of conviction - and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.
I love revolutionaries who have the courage to stand up against the status quo. They're always misunderstood but they're the ones who are standing up for human rights.
I took my courage in both hands and went to the Laundromat to do my washing. I had to use three machines.
Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution.
There is no glory in war yet from the blackness of its history there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.
It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It's harder to stay where you are than to get out. For everyone but you that is.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy nonviolence and racial justice.
It may not be the most popular but there is a place for it. I think about the kind of music I love acoustic melodic and I guess it kind of took a bit of courage on my part to think I could be one of those songwriters.
True courage is a result of reasoning. A brave mind is always impregnable.
Men who live valiantly and die nobly have a strength and a courage from the eternal Father.
None speak of the bravery the might or the intellect of Jesus but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect political cunning and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much.
War paralyzes your courage and deadens the spirit of true manhood.
To show the world what long experience gains requires not courage though it calls for pains but at life's outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind.
In our film profession you may have Gable's looks Tracy's art Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man.
Ronald Reagan's well documented final battles with Alzheimer's disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought.
Courage is just fear plus prayers plus understanding.
I like so much wearing heels legs look so much better everything looks better. But it's only recently I've had the courage to do that.
Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.
I've decided to run for the U.S. Senate because I believe Wisconsin families need a senator who will work hard to deliver results for the middle class - a leader with the courage to do what's right no matter how tough the odds or how powerful the special interests we have to fight.
During the long process of history by relying on our own diligence courage and wisdom Chinese people have opened up a good and beautiful home where all ethnic groups live in harmony and fostered an excellent culture that never fades.
But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right.
I'm not a fighter but I would love to be a boxer because I love the courage and toughness. I mean there can be nothing more terrifying than walking into an arena and looking at Mike Tyson in the ring.
With Pearl Jam everybody is so good at what they do it's hard to get up the courage to say Can I sing this part or I want to play guitar. I feel like I have more courage to do that.
It is remarkable that this people though unarmed dares attack an armed foe the infantry defy the cavalry and by their activity and courage generally prove victors.
One of the hardest questions I have been asked is 'How will you manage the army if you are having menstrual cramps?' I have also been asked if I will have the courage to face criminals. My answer is that courage is not a matter of gender.
I would kiss you had I the courage.
With honesty of purpose balance a respect for tradition courage and above all a philosophy of life any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage administrative ability and their political prescience.
Freedom is a system based on courage.
I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success to a real democracy here.
But after this natural burst of indignation no man of sense courage or prudence will waste his time or his strength in retrospective reproaches or repinings.
One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.
Courage is always the surest wisdom.
We must remind Americans that the promise of opportunity remains unbroken - that every person in this great nation can succeed through hard work courage and personal responsibility.
It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to keep it.
The single outstanding exception was the broad yet precise mandate communicated by the General Assembly in 1946 to prepare as soon as possible the Charter of Human Rights which the San Francisco Conference had not had the time or the courage to draw up.
And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor who was a friend of my family.
My talent is such that no undertaking however vast in size... has ever surpassed my courage.
I know what real courage is and I understand true compassion.
I have written a memoir here and there and that takes its own form of selfishness and courage. However generally speaking I have no interest in writing about my own life or intruding in the privacy of those around me.
Farrah Fawcett had courage she had strength and she had faith.
I think the moments that are difficult for anybody are when you see what your life could be if only you had the courage to take the steps needed.
It would be sad if we lost our instinct and our courage to love and protect.
As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine's democrat reformers they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
It was actually a women's writing group I belonged to in graduate school that gave me the courage to move from poetry to fiction.
Let who will boast their courage in the field I find but little safety from my shield Nature's not honour's law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away.
Remember in 1973 the same science chatter said that the coming Ice Age is going to occur we're going to lose millions of people. And the politicians knew how to solve it they just didn't have the courage to solve it they were going to put coal dust on the Arctic.
It is our conduct our patriotism and belief in our American way of life our courage that will win the final battle.
Courage is action not talk.
Let me start with Yahoo. As we meet today a Chinese citizen who had the courage to speak his mind on the Internet is in prison because Yahoo chose to share his name and address with the Chinese Government.
In the inhalation and exhalation there is an energy and a lively divine spirit since He through his spirit supports the breath of life giving courage to the people who are in the earth and spirit to those who walk on it.
The right response to the non-problem of global warming is to have the courage to do nothing.
Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.
I try to be a truthful artist and I try to show a level of courage. I enjoy that. I'm a messenger.
It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins.
In short we need to recover the courage we celebrate in our heroes and in particular the courage to tolerate for the sake of a free society a level of risk we hardly ever imagined in the past.
The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance.
The problem is when you are writing something in retrospective it needs a lot of courage not to change or you will forget a certain reality and you will just take in consideration your view today.
To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage or of principle.
It is so often true that whether a person carries with him an atmosphere of gloom and depression or one of confidence and courage depends on his individual outlook.
Rosa Parks' courage determination and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later.
I think what I would say to my younger self and probably to younger just starting-out writers is that a lot of times you're just afraid to put yourself out there and it's uncomfortable because it's working up the courage to do something to push yourself to do those things.
Throughout the history of our young nation we have seen our military go bravely into battle armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Yes you must have the courage of being free.
The British were indeed very far superior to the Americans in every respect necessary to military operations except the revivified courage and resolution the result of sudden success after despair.
To go to hospitals and see people fight and overcome cystic fibrosis or cancer or any number of illnesses is to see courage that is humbling. And athletes constantly need to be humbled.
As a gay Jewish white South African I belong to quite a lot of minority groups. You constantly have to question who you are what you are and whether you have the courage to be who you are.
Americans are gathering the courage to just say no. We are saying no to addictive consumer lifestyles. We are saying no to wars and corporate takeover and the IMF loans that gobble up people and their resources.
Optimism is the foundation of courage.
Although the war in which you fought took place more than half-a-century ago your courage your sacrifice and your patriotism reaches through the decades and inspires us today.
Most of man's problems upon this planet in the long history of the race have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and carried out with courage.
Through the inspiration of Vaclav's words the courage of his dissidence and the integrity of his leadership Czechoslovakia successfully transitioned from an authoritarian state to a free democracy at the heart of Europe.
Anyone can support a team that is winning - it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you that takes a lot of courage.
For as long as this nation has known war we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense.
It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid.
I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice and with patience courage fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves.
There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within.
Throughout the years many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants.
Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable principles face change full of courage courage based on faith.
Before I begin talking about the threats we face the vulnerabilities that we have and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm's way on behalf of a very grateful Nation let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11.
Because at bottom I'm interested in fear and in courage and cowardice and these are easier to get at through fiction where you can enter people's heads.
Freedom. And Justice. If you have those two it covers everything. You must stick to those principles and have the courage of your convictions.
Most of the good executives do pretty well. Because to be a good executive you have to be strong and you have to have a simple attribute that people have forgotten about - courage.
I'm a writer of faith who worries about the intolerance of religion. I look at the past and fear we haven't learned from it. I believe that humanity is capable of evil as well as great acts of courage and goodness. I have hope. Deep down I believe in the human spirit although sometimes that belief is shaken.
Well I think that - I think leadership's always been about two main things: imagination and courage.
Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage.
I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they've changed overnight.
With faith and courage generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture traditions and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world.
When somebody who makes movies for a living - either as an actor writer producer or director - lives to be a certain age you have to admire them. It is an act of courage to make a film - a courage for which you are not prepared in the rest of life. It is very hard and very destructive. But we do it because we love it.
A man of courage flees forward in the midst of new things.
I admired Eugene McCarthy's courage and although I left his Senate staff after four years to accept a job as the researcher on the editorial page of the 'Washington Post ' I remained an admirer.
No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.
Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us nor despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties.
Just two weeks ago millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful.
The word courage - God I love that word. Words are so important to me.
We had every problems starting a big top could have. The tent fell down on the first day. We had problems getting people into the shows. It was only with the courage and arrogance of youth that we survived.
The criteria for serving one's country should be competence courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation we deprive them of their rights of citizenship and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans.
That's what acting is - it's about... having the courage to allow your audience into the private moments of your characters' lives.
More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes when it obeys the watchful eye of caution.
I have three favorite politicians: Reagan Truman and Bobby Kennedy - Bobby for showing remarkable political courage despite being loathed by many on both sides.
I love Joan Collins. She's a wonderful lady. She has such courage. She's such a good actress.
Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate admirable and noble kind of love.
Courage is very important. Like a muscle it is strengthened by use.
The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And most importantly the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it.
Now that I've got some films under my belt I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on.
I wish we lived in a society that made it safe and provided the courage for everyone to come out.
Have the courage of your desire.
My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
When we read stories of heroes we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them we grow in some small way.
I think laughter may be a form of courage. As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.
Paul persuaded me to join the band. I would never have had the courage otherwise. It was fun at the beginning. We were playing just for fun with Paul's group.
With his trademark courage and conviction President Reagan led us out of the Cold War spreading his vision of freedom resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism.
Well number one I like dancing. Number two I knew it would be challenging because I had never done this type of dance before. I always wanted to and I happened to have the courage to go out there and give it my best shot.
The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular not the popular.
It takes a great deal of courage to follow another person's lead.