Never let hope elude you. That is life’s biggest fumble.
— Bob Zuppke
Trust your hopes, not your fears.
— David Mahoney
Hope encourages men to endure and attempt everything; in depriving them of it, or in making it too distant, you deprive them of their very soul.
— Field Marshal Maurice de Saxe
Hope is the medicine I use more than any other – hope can cure nearly anything.
— Dr. McNair Wilson
Life is fleeting. But if you live your life in hope, hope that you can make a difference somehow, and you strive to succeed, then your life will last forever and you will never be forgotten.
— Samuel Adams
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt
We must constantly build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
— Raymond Lindquist
God rarely makes our fear disappear. Instead, He asks us to be strong and take courage. What is courage? It is not the absence of fear; rather, it’s choosing to act in spite of the fear.
— Bruce Wilkinson
Never ask for victory, ask only for courage. For if you endure the struggle, you bring honor to yourself. But more important, you bring honor to us all.
— Bill Mallon
We must look fear straight in the eye and take it on. We must tell ourselves that we have too much talent, too much wisdom, too much value not to change.
— Rick Pitino
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
— Robert Schuller
When you’re afraid, keep your mind on what you have to do. And if you have been thoroughly prepared, you will not be afraid.
— Dale Carnegie
I was nervous, so I read the New Testament. I read the verse about have no fear, and I felt relaxed. Then I jumped farther than I ever jumped before in my life.
— Willye White
Fear is a thought pattern and can be changed by a process of displacement. The only thing greater than fear is faith. So I endeavor to keep my mind full of faith; faith in God and faith in myself as a child of God. I find that the more faith I have the less fear I have.
— Norman Vincent Peale
Stepping out in faith always brings clarification of God’s plan.
— Charles Swindoll
Everything is possible for him who believes.
— Mark 9:23
Faith sings in your heart, no matter what assaults your soul.
— Lester Sumrall
Deep faith eliminates fear.
— Lech Walesa
All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
— James Clarke
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
— General George Patton
God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right, even though I think it is hopeless.
— Admiral Chester Nimitz
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage.
— Sydney Smith
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.
— Billy Graham
We can depend on God to fulfill His promise, even when all the roads leading to it are closed.
— Matthew Henry
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
— Psalm 34:18
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones. And when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
— Victor Hugo
None of us can see the future, but we can know for sure that whenever we get there, God will have been there ahead of us. And as long as He’s there, what do we have to fear?
— Pat Williams
I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.
— Psalm 37:25
When we look back at the faithfulness of God, we praise Him. When we look forward to God’s faithfulness, we trust Him.
— Ken Watters
Have faith in your faith – and doubt your doubts.
— Robert Schuller
Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.
— George Seaton
Fear is the absence of faith.
— Paul Tillich
Faith on a full stomach may be simply contentment – but if you have it when you’re hungry, it’s genuine.
— Frank Clark