Sometimes, a powerful quote is a perfect antidote to feeling sad, stuck or shaded. These quotes on courage from amazing black women provide a jolt of motivation to keep it moving.
When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. – Maya Angelou
Get over it, and just live a little. – Michelle Obama
I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams. – Oprah Winfrey
If you don’t live your life, then who will? – Rihanna
The moment I said yes to the challenge, the moment I was open to having the conversations, suddenly in that instance my life was changed. I grew more courageous; I shed some shyness, some awkwardness, some social fear. – Shonda Rhimes
You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down. – Toni Morrison
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