At any given moment you have all the courage, strength, and intelligence necessary to overcome any seeming difficulty. Retire to your center of poise within, and commune with your Father there. He will show you the way.
How to Have Courage, Calmness, and Confidence by Paramhansa Yogananda.

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Cast out all negative mental habits, substituting in their place wholesome, courageous thoughts. Apply these in your daily life, with unshakable confidence.
How to Have Courage, Calmness, and Confidence
by Paramhansa Yogananda.

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Divine courage comes from living in the awareness of God’s presence within, and the realization that He is the sole Reality. Live more in Him, for nothing and no one can touch what you really are.
Affirmations for Self-Healing by Swami Kriyananda.

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Fear has a very deleterious effect on the heart, nervous system, and brain. It is destructive to mental initiative, courage, judgment, common sense, and will power. Uproot fear from within by forceful concentration on courage and by shifting your consciousness to the absolute peace within.
Praecepta Lessons, 1930 by Paramhansa Yogananda.

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God is most pleased with courage even in the face of defeat. The true devotee is not one who cries, “Lord, please, I beg You: Please save me!” This is defeatism! We should stand lovingly before God, with the confidence a son has in his loving father.
The Promise of Immortality by Swami Kriyananda.

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True courage is not blind stupidity. Stupidity, for example, is jumping off a diving board without first looking to see if there’s water in the pool. True courage means facing reality, and not wishing that inconvenient facts would somehow just disappear.
Life’s Little Secrets by Swami Kriyananda.

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Be courageous in your decision making. Even a poor decision may be preferable to making no decision at all: At least it will keep the energy flowing, which may, in time, attract good decisions.
Do It NOW! by Swami Kriyananda.

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People who breathe freely sideways tend to be courageous, expansive in their outlook. A deliberate effort to breathe outward sideways can help one to develop these wholesome attitudes.
Ananda Yoga for Higher Awareness by Swami Kriyananda.

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Learn to perform all your duties with courageous cheerfulness welling up from within you. Then you will see a flood of vitality move through your entire body and all your daily actions.
Praecepta Lessons, 1935 by Paramhansa Yogananda.

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Karma is best worked out by meeting life’s tests cheerfully and courageously. Don’t try to avoid life’s tests but rise above them by dwelling in God’s joy within.
How to Have Courage, Calmness, and Confidence by Paramhansa Yogananda.

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To fully embrace divine love takes heroic courage. Yet only in doing so can we find the fulfillment we all seek in life.
The Promise of Immortality by Swami Kriyananda.

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Spiritual success comes by looking upon all things cheerfully and courageously, with the realization that everything is marching towards the highest goal. Place your absolute faith in God and always acknowledge His power working through you in everything you do.
How to Have Courage, Calmness, and Confidence by Paramhansa Yogananda.

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Be even-minded and walk with courage. Go forward from day to day with calm, inner faith. Eventually, you will pass beyond all tests and difficulties, and behold at last the dawn of divine fulfillment.
How to Have Courage, Calmness, and Confidence by Paramhansa Yogananda.

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