Top 40 Inspiring Quotes To Be Brave

To be brave is to be strong in face of fear, to not be easily intimidated, to stand strong despite the opposition that may stand in your way. To be brave is to take the risk despite the doubt, to get to your goal in spite of fear. Here are some quotes that will inspire you to be brave.

Inspiring Bravery Quotes

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” Thomas Paine

“Bravery is the ability to look fear and hurt in the face and say move aside, you are in the way.” Melissa Tumino

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

“Be brave. Remember that bravery is not the lack of fear but the ability to move forward in spite of fear.” Anonymous

“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” Paulo Coelho

“Be brave even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.”


“Bravery is the audacity to be unhindered by failures, and to walk with freedom, strength, and hope, in the face of the things unknown.” Morgan Harper Nichols

“It takes bravery to recognize where in your life you are your own poison.” Anonymous

“Physical bravery is an animal instinct, moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.” Wendell Phillips

“Be brave, my heart.” Anonymous

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” Alexander Hamilton

“Bravery comes from daring to fail.”


“You’re brave for trying.” Anonymous

“Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery.” Morihei Ueshiba

“If you are brave enough to say goodbye – life will reward you with a new hello.” Paulo Coelho

“Promise me you’ll always remember that you’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” Christopher Robin

“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

“Fortune favors the brave.”


“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

“The brave do not live forever but the cautious do not live at all.” Anonymous

“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

“Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.” Seneca

“We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” Veronica Roth

“We become brave by doing brave acts.” Aristotle

“When you’re brave, you empower others around you to be brave too.”


“Lead your voices only to sounds of freedom, no longer lend your strength to that which you wish to be free from. Fill your life with love and bravery and you shall live a life uncommon.” Jewel

“It takes bravery to live your dreams.” ATGW

“A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” Mahatma Gandhi

“Find your passion, love with every ounce of your bones, stand up for things that matter, don’t settle, don’t apologize for who you are. Be brave.” Anonymous

“Be brave with your life.” Anonymous

“A brave man is clear in his discourse, and keeps close to truth.” Aristotle

“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.”

Brene Brown

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

“In bravery and strength, there is a kind of beauty.” Matthew J. Kirby

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

“Bravery comes from within.” ATGW

“Be brave. Without bravery, you will never know the world as richly as it longs to be known. Without bravery, your life will remain small – far smaller than you probably wanted your life to be.” Elizabeth Gilbert

“Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.”

Franklin P. Jones

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

“Brave men go forward not expecting to return.” Bona