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"I should have the courage of my lack of convictions." - Tom Stoppard

"A lack of knowledge creates fear. Seeking knowledge creates courage." - Candice Swanepoel

"Overacting is a self-indulgence, while underacting comes either through a lack of talent or a lack of courage." - Gregory Peck

"Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage." - Plutarch

"There has been no lack of courage in Ireland; there never is, but even our courage has a fatal quality." - Susan Mitchell

"Courage is not the lack of fear. It is acting in spite of it." - Mark Twain

"Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage." - Confucius

"Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information." - Peter Ustinov

"you cannot confuse bravery or courage with lack of fear. Real courage, true bravery is doing things in spite of fear, knowing fear." - Maia Wojciechowska

"My generation has failed miserably. We've failed because of lack of courage and vision. It requires more courage to keep the peace than to go to war." - Fiorello H. La Guardia

"Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good." - Pope Leo XIII

"It doesn't take courage to kill someone,' Klaus said. 'It takes a severe lack of moral stamina." - Daniel Handler

"Men lie, who lack courage to tell truth-the cowards!" - Joaquin Miller

"Have you ever felt trapped in circumstances, then discovered that the only trap was your own lack of vision, lack of courage, or failure to see that you had better options?" - Nick Vujicic

"It isn't the absence of conscience or values that prevents us from being all we should be, it is simply the lack of moral courage." - Michael Josephson

"Don't let your pride or a lack of courage stand in the way of saying you're sorry to people you may have offended." - Sean Covey

"Ah, that we lack the courage of our romantic convictions; and thereby miss the wine of life, forgoing the very thing that makes living worthwhile." - Hunter S Thompson

"Most of us have more potential than we will ever develop. What holds us back is often a lack of courage." - Gary Chapman

"People know what they love.. Even those whose lives are floundering. If they're directionless, it's not because they lack knowledge of what they want. It's because they lack the courage to acknowledge that they want it." - Andrew Bernstein

"Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage but simply because they have never organized their energies around a goal." - Elbert Hubbard

"My darling girl, when are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage." - Aunt Frances" - Alice Hoffman

"My darling girl, when are you going to understand that "normal" isn't a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage." - Stockard Channing

"Democracy is a difficult art of government, demanding of its citizens high ratios of courage and literacy, and at the moment we lack both the necessary habits of mind and a sphere of common reference." - Lewis H Lapham

"Lack of prayer is the cause of lack of time." - Peter Kreeft

"Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness." - Albert Ellis

"I do not lack the courage to think a thought whole." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end." - Henry de Montherlant

"Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it." - Albert Camus

"The possession of muscular strength and the courage to use it in contests with other men for physical supremacy does not necessarily imply a lack of appreciation for the finer and better things of life." - Jack Johnson

"Lack of time is actually lack of priorities." - Tim Ferriss

"Mr. Complete Lack of Sympathy" - Karen Chance

"There's no lack of void." - Samuel Beckett

"Optimism is lack of information." - Faina Ranevskaya

"Enlightenment is man's leaving his self-caused immaturity. Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another. Such immaturity is self-caused if it is not caused by lack of intelligence, but by lack of determination and courage to use one's intelligence without being guided by another. Sapere Aude! Have the courage to use your own intelligence! is therefore the motto of the enlightenment..." - Immanuel Kant

"Enlightenment is man's leaving his self-caused immaturity. Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another. Such immaturity is self-caused if it is not caused by lack of intelligence, but by lack of determination and courage to use one's intelligence without being guided by another. Sapere Aude! Have the courage to use your own intelligence! is therefore the motto of the enlightenment..." - Immanuel Kant

"What Newcastle lack is a lack of pace" - Charlie Nicholas

"On a visceral level, most of us know what soul loss means. This is the shaman's diagnosis of the root cause of many of our complaints: our lack of energy, our fatigue, our depression, why our immune systems are blown, why we lack enthusiasm and courage for life." - Robert Moss

"The only reason I don't throw myself into your arms, kiss you and make love with you now is that I lack the courage and am afraid of loving you." - Paulo Coelho

"I thought that the main problem in the gay community is the lack of funding, I was wrong. The essential quality that this movement needs is courage and an ideal; without an ideal, nothing is possible." - Nikolay Alexeyev

"Coppi? Is he the one we followed in the Giro del Piemonte? The guy who is as skinny as an asparagus? He doesn't lack courage, I'll give you that, but I think he's kind of fragile." - Gino Bartali

"Sadly, far too many politicians in Washington lack the courage to do something to fix our problems. They are worried about the political implications of making the hard choices we so desperately need to cut spending and shrink government." - Matt Salmon

"Lack of emotion causes lack of progress and lack of motivation." - Tony Robbins

"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage. Nonage is the inability to use one's understanding without another's guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's mind without another's guidance. Sapere Aude! Dare to Know! Have the courage to use your own understanding is therefore the motto of the Enlightenment." - Immanuel Kant

"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage. Nonage is the inability to use one's own understanding without another's guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's own mind without another's guidance. Dare to know!" - Immanuel Kant

"I have found it impossible to talk to anyone about my problems. I couldn't face the embarrassment, and anyway I lack the courage. Any courage I had was knocked out of me when I was young. But now, all of sudden I have a sort of desperate wish to tell everything to somebody." - Roald Dahl

"Men are subject to various inconveniences merely through lack of a small share of courage, which is a quality very necessary in the common occurrences of life, as well as in a battle. How many impertinences do we daily suffer with great uneasiness, because we have not courage enough to discover our dislike." - Benjamin Franklin

"Courage of the soldier awakes the courage of woman." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If I have the courage to acknowledge my limits and embrace them, I can experience enormous freedom. If I lack this courage, I will be imprisoned by them." - John Ortberg

"The secret of freedom, courage...." - Thucydides

"Our courage comes from the courage of others." - Simon Sinek

"Lack of skill dictates economy of style." - Joey Ramone

"It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor." - George Bernard Shaw

"Most men fail, not through lack of education, but from lack of dogged determination, from lack of dauntless will." - Orison Swett Marden

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"Those who know how close the connection is between the state of mind of a man-his courage and hope, or lack of them-and the state of immunity of his body will understand that the sudden loss of hope and courage can have a deadly effect. The ultimate cause of my friend's death was that the expected liberation did not come and he was severely disappointed." - Viktor E Frankl

"Love . . . [is] a lack of personal selfishness." - Theodore M. Burton

"A lack of doxology leads to depravity." - Ann Voskamp

"Lack of desire is the greatest riches." - Seneca the Younger

"Lack of compliance is hindering the investigation." - Charlie Melancon

"Lack of knowledge - that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"There is no lack of opportunity." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Cunning proceeds from lack of capacity." - Benjamin Franklin

"The lack of work destroys people." - Katharine Hepburn

"Pressure comes from a lack of preparation" - Colin Kaepernick

"Poverty is the lack of light." - Lucero Isaac

"Underdevelopment is a lack of maintenance." - Lucero Isaac

"Lack of understanding is always painful." - Byron Katie

"They have a plentiful lack of wit." - William Shakespeare

"Seeking revenge: what a lack of foresight." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Insanity is a lack of proportion." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"ability atrophies through lack of exercise." - Glenda Jackson

"All ignorance is the lack of love." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance" - Daniel De Leon

"All reluctance is a lack of confidence." - Todd Duncan

"Don't mistake politeness for lack of strength." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Normal means lack of imagination and creativity." - Jean Dubuffet

"Lack of industry is an attitude." - Sterling W Sill

"What we lack is intensity of life." - Carl Jung

"Familiarity leads to lack of Gratitude." - Radhanath Swami

"Hate is a lack of imagination." - Graham Greene

"Lack of knowledge... that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"I have the necessary lack of tact." - Ted Koppel

"Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance." - Daniel De Leon

"Suffering follows the lack of wisdom." - Frederick Lenz

"Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment." - Vince Lombardi

"The country is dying cause of an lack of men, not a lack of programms." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"Romania is dying because of a lack of men, not a lack of programs." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information." - John Mccarthy

"Scratch the surface of any cynic, and you will find a wounded idealist underneath. Because of previous pain or disappointment, cynics make their conclusions about life before the questions have even been asked. This means that beyond just seeing what is wrong with the world, cynics lack the courage to do something about it. The dynamic beneath cynicism is a fear of accepting responsibility." - John Ortberg

"I have no misgivings about, or lack of confidence in the cause in which I am engaged, and my courage does not falter. I know how strongly American civilization now leans on the triumph of the government, and how great a debt we owe to those who went before us through the blood and sufferings of the Revolution." - Sullivan Ballou

"I never heard of anybody who admired the character of sheep. Even the gentlest human personalities in contact with them are annoyed by their lack of brains, courage and initiative, by their extraordinary ability to get themselves into uncomfortable or dangerous situations and then wait in inert helplessness for someone to rescue them." - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

"I became frustrated early on as a playwright by a kind of smug smallness in modern drama. There was a lack of what I now understand as courage in the work of others as well as in my own work, and I found I was mildly amused or interested by such plays but not deeply engaged or enlightened." - Ellen Mclaughlin

"Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose." - Guillermo Maldonado

"The world shall perish not for lack of wonders, but for lack of wonder" - John B S Haldane

"It is a lack of commitment, not a lack of talent, that damns you to mediocrity." - Roy H Williams

"More men fail though lack of purpose than lack of talent." - Billy Sunday

"More tears have been shed over men's lack of manners than their lack of morals." - Helen Hathaway

"The lack of joy in your life is due to your lack of mission." - Timothy Keller

"Contemporary society has become dry, not for lack of wonders but for lack of wonder." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Nobody dies from lack of sex. It's lack of love we die from." - Margaret Atwood

"poverty denotes a lack of necessities and simplicity a lack of needs." - Dervla Murphy

"Fear is a lack of love, just as darkness is a lack of light." - Bijan

"Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle." - Ken Hakuta

"lack of will power leads to more failure than lack of intelligence or ability." - Anchee Min

"Never think that lack of variability is stability. Don't confuse lack of volatility with stability, ever." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Socialism is young and has made errors. Many times revolutionaries lack the knowledge and intellectual courage needed to meet the task of developing the new man with methods different from the conventional ones - and the conventional methods suffer from the influences of the society, which created them." - Che Guevara

"Haile Selassie was not an evil man, but his priorities were misplaced. He was so concerned with establishing a strong central government and modernizing the country that he failed to meet the challenge of natural disaster... It was his false pride, this lack of courage to admit mistakes, that brought about his downfall." - Haile Selassie

"People without hope not only don't write novels, but what is more to the point, they don't read them. They don't take long looks at anything, because they lack the courage. The way to despair is to refuse to have any kind of experience, and the novel, of course, is a way to have experience." - Flannery O'Connor

"Because of the lingering discrimination, many women still lack confidence. They live in fear of stepping beyond what they feel is acceptable 'female' behavior. I can remember feeling that I wasn't 'normal' because I was aggressive, had dreams and goals, and wanted do do great things...I am glad now that I found courage to do something radical and chase my dreams." - Joyce Meyer

"People without hope not only do' write novels, but what is more to the point, they do' read them. They do' take long looks at anything, because they lack the courage. The way to despair is to refuse to have any kind of experience, and the novel, of course, is a way to have experience." - Flannery O'Connor

"There are times when I just can't bring myself to sit down and write and I'm never sure whether it's pure laziness or lack of courage - there's always the thought in the back of my mind that my writing won't be good enough." - Kate Cary

"I tell you, the great divide is still with us, the awful split, the Us and Them. Like a rubber band tautened to the snapping point, the polarization of the sexes continues, because we lack the courage to face our likenesses and admit to our real need." - Colette Dowling

"Optimism is the foundation of courage." - Nicholas Murray Butler

"Love is an act of courage." - Paulo Freire

"courage is not a matter of gender." - Josefina Vazquez Mota

"Motherhood is always an act of courage." - Stacy Schiff

"Courage never to submit of yield." - John Milton

"Courage is the fairest adornment of youth." - Erich Maria Remarque

"Everything is a matter of courage." - Paulo Coelho

"courage is the gift of character" - Euripides

"Stress is not...a badge of courage" - Kris Carr

"Lipstick is the red badge of courage." - Man Ray

"The essence of sport is courage." - Thomas McGuane

"Happiness is a form of courage." - Holbrook Jackson

"Courage is not the absence of fear" - Richard Stengel

"Patience is the courage of virtue." - Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre

"Truthfulness is composed of justice and courage." - Ibn Hazm

"Courage is acting in spite of fear." - Howard W. Hunter

"Fear is the root of all courage" - Vivian Stanshall

"Art is a personal act of courage." - Seth Godin

"Courage is a function of process." - Seth Klarman

"Courage is the goal of cowards." - Alan Watts

"A man of courage never wants weapons." - Anonymous

"Faith is the quiet cousin of courage." - Judith Hanson Lasater

"Courage is the virtue of the free." - Daniel Quinn

"I have the courage of my convictions." - Brigitte Bardot

"Have the courage of your desire." - George Gissing

"Courage is a kind of salvation." - Plato

"Courage is a peculiar kind of fear." - Charles Kennedy

"Change of any sort requires courage." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"The opposite of courage is conformity" - Rickson Gracie

"Courage was America's watchword, but a courage of the body rather than of the soul - physical courage, not moral." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"You lack the courage to be consumed in flames and to become ashes: so you will never become new, and never young again!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The truth is that most people lack the intellectual ability and courage to resist a popular movement, however pernicious and ill-considered." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Such is our need to shower blame on some distant entity when it is we who lack the courage to face up to what is there before us." - Jose Saramago

"If you wish to kill yourself but lack the courage to, I think a visit to Palmerston North will do the trick," - John Cleese

"And only weaklings...who lack courage and the power to feel they're right when the whole world says they're wrong, ever lose." - Zelda Fitzgerald

"People who lack the clarity, courage, or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. Live your truth and don't EVER stop!" - Steve Maraboli

"Love of goodness without love of learning degenerates into simple-mindedness. Love of knowledge without love of learning degenerates into utter lack of principle. Love of faithfulness without love of learning degenerates into injurious disregard of consequences. Love of uprightness without love of learning degenerates into harshness. Love of courage without love of learning degenerates into insubordination. Love of strong character without love of learning degenerates into mere recklessness." - Confucius



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