|I am wise enough to know that there are some perils from which a man must flee.
||J. R. R. Tolkien
||The Two Towers|
|"Come when they may, they shall not find us skulking and hiding, as if we feared to take our portion of the light of day, and left it all to them."
|Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
||Count Alarcos: A Tragedy|
|Resignation brings a curious large courage--when there is nothing more to lose. The soul takes risks, and dares. Is it a curious short-cut sometimes to the heights?
||The Man Whom the Trees Loved|
|The Sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.
||The Old Curiosity Shop|
|"I doubt there is any true courage," said he, "in squabbling for money."
|"You have plenty of courage, I am sure," answered Oz. "All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty."
||L. Frank Baum
||The Wonderful Wizard of Oz|
|"God bless you for saying that!" cried Miss Harrison. "If we keep our courage and our patience the truth must come out."
||Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
||The Naval Treaty|
|They had courage; without which, men are as the standing straw in an unreaped field in winter; but having become like the hooded pine, that keepeth green in frost, and hath the bounding blood in all its icy branches.
||Pierre And His People|
|He was frightened by the effect he had produced, and like most men with but little courage, he sought at once to justify himself by bullying.
||The Forsyte Saga|