V. Courage

Courage is the most devoted servant of one's own faith in oneself and God.

Timidity says, "God is forever unknowable." Courage says, "God is at present unknown, but only for a while."

Cowardice is an extra load to carry in the march of your day-to-day life.

Courage is an ever-willing extra porter to carry your wealth, inner and outer, according to your soul's volition.

Courage is perfection only when it springs from one's oneness with the vision of God.

There is no other way to please your inner self than to be yourself a perfect emblem of courage.

Enthusiasm in its purest expression is courage.

Without courage, life is a path without progress.

Against one's inner courage, death itself contends in vain.

Courage is God's successful inspiration in Man's body, mind, heart and soul.

Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol. 1, No. 8, 27 March 1966, Boro Park Printers -- Brooklyn, N. Y, 1966