„Variants include "You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."“

Actually by André Gide.

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Christoph Kolumbus3
italienischer Seefahrer in spanischen Diensten 1451 - 1506

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„Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, nor despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties.“

—  Benjamin Banneker free African American scientist, surveyor, almanac author and farmer 1731 - 1806

This appeared in Banneker's Almanac in 1794, and is commonly attributed to him, but originates earlier in "Reflections on different Subjects of Morality, by Stanisław Leszczyński, King of Poland, Duke of Lorrain and Bar" in The Universal Magazine (1765), p. 119

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„Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?“

—  Marie Antoinette last Queen of France prior to the French Revolution 1755 - 1793

Responding to the priest who had accompanied her to the foot of the guillotine, who had whispered, "Courage, madame! Now is the time for courage." Quoted in Women of Beauty and Heroism (1859) by Frank B. Goodrich, p. 301.
Variant translations:
Courage! The moment when my ills are going to end is not the moment when courage is going to fail me.
To the juror, Abbé Girard, shortly before her death, quoted in Marie-Antoinette a la Conciergerie (du ler août au 16 octobre 1793) 2nd edition (1864) by M. Émile Campardon
Courage? The moment when my troubles are going to end is not the moment when my courage is going to fail me.
As quoted in Marie Antoinette (2008) by Jane Bingham, p. 39

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„I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.“

—  Oscar Wilde, buch Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Variante: You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Quelle: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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„Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard.“

—  John Steinbeck American writer 1902 - 1968

As quoted by John Kenneth Galbraith in the Introduction to The Affluent Society (1977 edition)

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„Where there is love, there is courage
Where there is courage, there is peace
Where there is peace, there is God
And when you have God, you have everything.“

—  Louise Penny, buch A Fatal Grace

Variante: Where there is love there is courage,
where there is courage there is peace,
where there is peace there is God.
And when you have God, you have everything.
Quelle: A Fatal Grace

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„Courage only counts when you can count.“

—  Suzanne Collins, buch Gregor the Overlander

Quelle: Gregor the Overlander

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