86+ Best Brave Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Brave people live fearlessly because they have faith in themself. Being brave is not acting without thinking, but bravery is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. Inspirational bravery quotes will help you to face the challenges, overcome obstacles and unleash your inner warrior.

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Top Brave Quotes

The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity. ― Robert Anthony

Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid. ― Franklin P. Jones

I’m very proud of ‘Every Girl’s a Super Girl.’ I want all girls to know that no matter what size, color, or shape, whatever they are, that every girl is a super girl! They should be brave, confident, and have fun and enjoy every day! ― JoJo Siwa

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ― E.E. Cummings

Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing. ― Samuel Johnson

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. ― Horace

Fear can keep a man out of danger, but courage only can support him in it. ― Thomas Fuller

Brave men go forward not expecting to return. ― Bona

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. ―William Faulkner

Great crisis produces great men and great deeds of courage. ― John F Kennedy

The best way out is always through. ― Robert Frost

I think, regardless of gender, women and men need to be brave, take chances with their work, and be open to feedback. But I do think ‘politeness’ is an issue that can hinder your work if you aren’t careful. Kindness is important but being overly polite thinking you can’t disagree with someone about your own work ― be careful about that. ― Ellie Kemper

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. ― Seth Godin

You can choose courage, or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both. ― Brené Brown

Bravery is not a quality of the body. It is of the soul. ― Mahatma Gandhi

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened. ― George S. Patton

Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters. ― Dau Voire

In a brave new world, a post ― September 11 world, anyone is going to make certain mistakes. The mistakes that have been made on homeland security, on protecting our Nation from another terrorist attack, are mistakes of omission. We are simply not doing enough. ― Chuck Schumer

Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever. ―Lana Del Rey

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. ―Steve Jobs

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. ― T.S. Eliot

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. ― Paulo Coelho

Standing beside each one of our brave soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines is a loving, supportive, and dedicated family whose sacrifice is a true service to our great nation. ― Elise Stefanik

Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away. ― Thomas Fuller

Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself. ― P. T. Barnum

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul. ― Michel de Montaigne

To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity. ― Edward Weeks

We should be inspired by people… who show that human beings can be kind, brave, generous, beautiful, strong ― even in the most difficult circumstances. ― Rachel Corrie

There is no such thing as bravery; only degrees of fear. ― John Wainwright

A brave man acknowledges the strength of others. ― Veronica Roth

When you have a cute outfit on and your makeup looks amazing, the first thing people comment on is your image. When you don’t wear makeup, you hear things like, ‘Oh wow, you look tired,’ or, ‘You’re so brave for not wearing makeup! ― Colbie Caillat

Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it. ― C. JoyBell C.

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. ― Coco Chanel

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. ― Jim Morrison

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. ― Mark Twain

Bread without flesh is a good diet, as on many botanical excursions I have proved. Tea also may easily be ignored. Just bread and water and delightful toil is all I need ― not unreasonably much, yet one ought to be trained and tempered to enjoy life in these brave wilds in full independence of any particular kind of nourishment. ― John Muir

I’m the daughter of refugees. The immigrant mentality is to work hard, be brave, and never give up in your pursuit of achieving the American dream. ― Reshma Saujani

To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both. ― St. Catherine of Siena

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. ― Nelson Mandela

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. ― J. K. Rowling

Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway. ― John Wayne

Israel was not created in order to disappear ― Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom. ― John F. Kennedy

Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death. ― Omar N. Bradley

If we want to be proud to be from a country like America and all the things that we hang our hats on, like diversity, equality, land of the free and home of the brave, it’s everybody’s responsibility to ensure that everyone in the country is being afforded the same rights. ― Megan Rapinoe

In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense. ― Sallust

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It’s the age ― old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other. ― Douglas MacArthur

A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger. ― Philip Sidney

Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage. ― Wendell Phillips

You know how sports teach kids teamwork and how to be strong and brave and confident? Improv was my sport. I learned how to not waffle and how to hold a conversation, how to take risks and actually be excited to fail. ― Emma Stone

Fight till the last gasp. ― William Shakespeare

Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. ― Maya Angelou

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it. ― Thucydides

Bravery is believing in yourself, and that thing nobody can teach you. ― El Cordobes

One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. ― Maya Angelou

You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you. ― Mary Tyler Moore

True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world. ― Franois de la Rochefoucauld

Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit. ― Baltasar Gracian

‘Heroine’ is about a declining and imbalanced superstar a very brave and bold role. I wanted to test whether I could carry a role like this. I have given 200 per cent to this role. She’s a very complex character, very aggressive, manipulative and bold, yet she’s very fragile. ― Kareena Kapoor Khan

I just don’t want to die without a few scars. ― Chuck Palahniuk

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. ― Mary Tyler Moore

Life is either a great adventure or nothing. ― Helen Keller

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. ― Jean Paul

No matter what you think about the Iraq war, there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days ― we have to salute the courage and bravery of those who are risking their lives to vote and those brave Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote. ― Hillary Clinton

The world continues to offer glittering prizes to those who have stout hearts and sharp swords. ― F. E. Smith

The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. All that an obstacle does with brave men is, not to frighten them, but to challenge them. ― Woodrow Wilson

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. ― Herodotus

Often the test of courage is not to die but to live. ― Vittorio Alfieri

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. ― Aristotle

Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad in council though good in execution. ― Francis Bacon

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. ― Leonardo da Vinci

Putting yourself out there is hard, but it’s so worth it. I don’t think anyone who has ever spoken out, or stood up or had a brave moment, has regretted it. It’s empowering and confidence building and inspiring. Not only to other people, but to yourself. ― Megan Rapinoe

The brave man is not he who feels no fear, for that were stupid and irrational; But he, whose noble soul its fears subdues, And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from. ― Joanna Baillie

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance. ― Bruce Barton

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do. ― Henry Ford

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ― Eleanor Roosevelt

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory. ― Douglas MacArthur

Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ― Winston Churchill

Trust the still, small voice that says, ‘this might work, and I’ll try it. ― Diane Mariechild

Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage? It can be delightful. ― George Bernard Shaw

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts. ― Aristotle

Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once. ― William Shakespeare

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. ― Dwight D. Eisenhower

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. ― Anais Nin

There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid. ― L. Frank Baum

Dream, struggle, create, prevail. Be daring. Be brave. Be loving. Be compassionate. Be strong. Be brilliant. Be beautiful. ― Caterina Fake

When you jump across a canyon, cautious small steps and vacillation won’t work. Sometimes you just have to go for it. ― RickWarren

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