The Top Quotes on Standing Up For What You Believe In

It takes true courage to stand up for what you believe in. You don’t get any respect from someone who sits on the fence, you’re pregnant or you’re not.

Someone who stands up for what they believe in, even though it may be false is still admired than the person who is indecisive and wishy washy.

Below are some amazing quotes on people who stood up for what they believed in. Enjoy. 

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill


Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight. Bob Marley


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


I had many teachers that were great, positive role models and taught me to be a good person and stand up and be a good man. A lot of the principals they taught me still affect how I act sometimes and it’s 30 years later. Kevin James


When you feel powerful, you are willing to stand up for your rights, you are willing to stand up for what you believe in, you’re more willing to stand up and be counted. Margaret Cho


There comes a time when you have to stand up and be counted. Gale Sayers


Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you. LL Cool J


The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public. George Jessel


What’s right and good doesn’t come naturally. You have to stand up and fight for it – as if the cause depends on you, because it does. Bill Moyers


I think you have to be willing to take a bullet for somebody if you’re going to stand up there, take your vows, and be married to them for the rest of your life. Blake Shelton


Let’s continue to stand up for those who are vulnerable to being left out or marginalized. Hillary Clinton


The darkest experiences in a human being’s life allow that person to either go deeper and stay depressed or get the strength to stand up stronger than ever, and that’s my case. Thalia


I think people are hungry for someone who will stand up on principle. Rand Paul


As an entertainer, I try to do projects that reflect a woman having the ability to stand up for herself. Priyanka Chopra


Wipe the tears away, stand up, be a man, run your business, find a way. Kevin Plank

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Author: Khoa Bui

Khoa Bui is an author, trainer and chief editor of YouBeRelentless. He enjoys reading books on self development, success, productivity, money, relationships and leadership. When he's not writing, he likes to enjoy a glass of red wine with a fine cuban cigar while watching the entire season of Entourage. You can check out Khoa's work at

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