Do you find it difficult to take a stand for what you believe in?
You’re not alone.
It’s hard, sometimes terrifying to speak up and make a stand for something you believe in when there might be repercussions.
But, if you’re anything like me, when you do make a stand it feels awesome.
Heck, just hearing quotes and sayings from other people talking about making a stand also feels awesome and inspiring.
If you’re motivated by quotes and you want to work on building up that courage it takes to make a stand – you’re going to love the quotes I’ve pulled together for this article!
23 Quotes About Taking a Stand for What You Believe In
Courage is what it takes to stand and speak, courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen – Winston Churchill
Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others – Suzy Kassem
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies but just as much to stand up to our friends – J.k Rowling
Stand up for what you believe in even if it causes waves – Kathryn Budig
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter – Martin Luther King, Jr
The most you can do is stand up for what you believe in. I’m much happier since coming out to my friends and family. Being genuine and honest makes me happy – Jason Collins
Stand for what is right. Even if it means standing alone – Suzy Kassem
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right – Rosa Parks
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself – Robert Frost
If you aren’t actively standing up for what is right, you’re part of the problem – Unknown
Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway – Eleanor Roosevelt
I think it’s important, if you are an artist, to use your music to stand up for what you believe in – Tracy Chapman
Stand up for what you believe in, because you can fall for anything – Les Brown
There’s a real rebirth in the artistic community to stand up for what you believe in – Kenneth Ehrlich
Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about – Winston Churchill
What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be? – Unknown
Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has their’s bowed. Courage is what makes you do it – Bryce Courtenay
With integrity, you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity, you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt – Zig Ziglar
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity – W. Clement Stone
In plain Texas talk, it’s ‘do the right thing’ – Ross Perot
In a world that demands you to obey the wrong rules: Being rebellious is right – Jenna Galbut
I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who is for or against. I’m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole – Malcolm X
It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone – Unknown
There are some powerful quotes listed above, just writing them down and reading through loads of other quotes got me all fired up.
It’s so important you find the courage to stand up for what you believe in – because anything less is just a compromise.
If you’re facing any struggles or finding it difficult to speak up for yourself – even though you know it’s the right thing to do – let me know about it, let’s see if there’s something else we can do to inspire you!
If you enjoyed these quotes I think you’ll love these 30 Mental Toughness Quotes to Strengthen Your Mindset.
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