We all need a daily shot of courage—some days more than others. If you have anxiety issues, you know how difficult this is in our lives. We recover from one stressful event only to find that another traumatic event patiently waits. Or, so it seems at times. When this happens, one of my go-to cures for instant stress relief is my wonderful collection of curated quotes.
Here are seven quotes, one for each day of the week. I sincerely hope these help you get your mornings started with the courage you need to face the day.
7 Quotes to Give You a Shot of Courage
“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”― Coco Chanel
“Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.”― Erica Jong
“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.
“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”― Maya Angelou
“Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.”― Emma Donoghue
“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”― Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice
“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
Special Bonus • Maya Angelou on Courage
Every word this woman wrote or spoke is golden to me. Enjoy!