Bravery Sayings and Quotes

Bravery isn’t just reserved for knights and warriors. Regular people make brave decisions everyday. Whether it’s moving to a new place, taking a chance on a job opportunity, or standing on principle, bravery has many faces. Check out the wise and inspirational bravery quotes below when fear is preventing you from taking the next step.

I am proud of how brave I have been. I am proud of how brave I am being. I am doing my best and I know that is enough.     

Cassie Mendoza-Jones

It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.     

Atticus Finch

Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.     

Samuel Johnson

Brave men go forward not expecting to return.     


Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful.     

George Bernard Shaw

Great crisis produce great men and great deeds of courage.     

John F Kennedy

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

Seth Godin

Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters.     

Dau Voire

Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don't fail forever.     

Lana Del Rey

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

Edward Weeks

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.     

Mark Twain

Fight till the last gasp.     

William Shakespeare

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

El Cordobes

You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.     

Mary Tyler Moore

I just don't want to die without a few scars.     

Chuck Palahniuk

Life is either a great adventure or nothing.     

Helen Keller

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

F. E. Smith

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.     


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.     


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

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

Rick Warren

Be proud of how brave you have been, taking a risk and following your dreams.     

Cassie Mendoza-Jones

Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing.     

Emma Donoghue

Bran thought about it. 'Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?' 'That is the only time a man can be brave,' his father told him.     

Bran Stark