10 Quotes For When You Need An Extra Boost Of Courage

Mar 20, 2022

Dating is all about putting yourself out there and that can be really intimidating! It takes a lot of courage to make yourself vulnerable, to take risks, and to stand up for your values and reinforce your personal boundaries. 

We’ve compiled some of our favorite quotes from the scriptures, general authorities, and others to help give you an extra boost of courage and confidence when things get tough. (Save them to use as your phone wallpaper for a daily reminder!)

1. Psalm 31:24

“Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord.”

2. Emily Watts

“In order to get to the promised land, we must have the courage to go through the wilderness.”

3. Moroni 8:16

“I fear not what man can do; for perfect love casteth out all fear.”

4. Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

“If you try and we lose then it isn’t your fault. But if you don’t try and we lose, then it’s all your fault.”

5. Esther 4:14

“Who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”

6. Brene Brown

“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.”

7. Joshua 1:9

“Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee withersoever thou goest.”

8. Thomas S. Monson

“Decisions are constantly before us which can determine our destiny. In order for us to make the correct decisions, courage is needed-the courage to say no when we should, the courage to say yes when that is appropriate, the courage to do the right thing because it is right.”

9. 2 Timothy 7:1

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”

10. Robert Louis Stevenson

“Everyday courage has few witnesses. But yours is no less noble because no drum beats for you and no crowds shout your name.”


Kaleigh Adamson
Marketing Coordinator at Mutual | + posts

Kaleigh is a Marketing Coordinator for Mutual. She has worked with couples, relationships, dating, and love in a creative role for over a decade. She's a hopeless romantic who loves that her career allows her to help people find their soulmates. She downloaded Mutual when it first launched in 2016, coincidentally the same year she met her husband! They now live happily ever after in the Midwest with their two kids and dog.


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