10 Women's Quotes on Courage

Learn from these women.

Posted Jan 05, 2011

You aren't the only one who has felt she is up against insurmountable odds. Seek some inspiration from these wise women.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin

"You become courageous by doing courageous acts...Courage is a habit." - Mary Daly

"Be courageous. It's one of the only places left uncrowded." - Anita Roddick

"The uplift of a fearless heart will help us over barriers. No one ever overcomes difficulties by going at them in a hesitant, doubtful way." - Laura Ingalls Wilder

"I urge you to be as impudent as you dare. BE BOLD, BE BOLD, BE BOLD." - Susan Sontag

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"You can't test courage cautiously." - Anne Dillard

"It is better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life." - Elizabeth Kenny

"The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character." - Margaret Chase Smith

"Courage is the most important of all virtues, because without it we can't practice any other virtue with consistency." - Maya Angelou