Explore the value of Courage
e. e. cummings
With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising, which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To Map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
This is the art of courage: to see things as they are and still believe that the victory lies not with those who avoid the bad, but those who taste, in living awareness, every drop of the good.
The only rule is, do what you really, impulsively, wish to do. But always act on your own responsibility, sincerely. And have the courage of your own strong emotion.
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Personal Stories About ‘Courage’
Mama, Why Didn't He Visit Me?Submitted by Judy Goligoski
A young man was speeding down the street that summer day in 1917.There were children near a fruit wagon, one of which was 5 year old Casmier, who had fallen off the wagon. The speeding car ran over Casmier. At St. Francis Hospital , East End , Superior, Wis., the doctor found that Casmier's spine was broken and...
Strength From Pain, It's PossibleSubmitted by Paulie
When I was a little boy, I dreamed big dreams, believed if I worked hard enough I could attain what my limits would allow me to do. Example: My older brother was an exceptional hockey player, I remember he score 40 goals in 18 games one season. I found that amazing , My brother kept a list of his goals on our...
Rescue In The PacificSubmitted by Amy Basso
On another lazy Humboldt afternoon, thanks was given for the rescue of a young woman from the extremely dangerous and cold waters of the Pacific Ocean in Shelter Cove, Ca. The brave Volunteer Shelter Cove Fire/Rescue Department saved a young woman from a near fatal hypothermia drowning off of remote Northern...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Courage’
Jackie RSubmitted by Dean Lynn
Jackie Robinson is my hero because he was very couragous. He was the first African American to play professional baseball even though he went through struggles. People would threaten to kill him but he never gave in and now he opened the gate for African Americans in sports. What he did wasnt just important for...
SANDRA PEREZSubmitted by Jeremiah
My mom is a great nurse. She helps alot of people. She never backs down on her people.she is a wonderful nurse. I cant wait to see her for thanks giving
Glenda MSubmitted by Scott
My hero is my mother who always knows what to do and makes everyone happy. She is very friendly and nice to people. Everyone that knows her loves her sense of humor. She makes everyone laugh and feel good. And that is why she is my hero.
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courage takes alot of effort the effort you can make
Courage is doing the right thing when everyone else is afraid to do so.
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Cheri, Kansas City
courage is being able to stand up for what you believe in. to not let others bring you down because you are different, because you are a great person who can do great things no matter what others think. Believe in yourself
Lila, Curtis MI usa
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the strength to overcome it
Courage is not all about how we face our problems but it is also how we tackle our problem
Manibha Thakur, India
Courage is the foundation of most of the stories I read in values.com because amazing people show up in unlikely circumstances, in situations we need to be courageous decision not to fear anything.
Anderson, Colatina-ES, Brasil
Courage is confidence!
Bryeana , home
Courage is using your body to shield others.
Rodrigo, Clawson, MI
Words I live by from Amelia Earhart - Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no relief from little things, knows not the livid loneliness of fear, nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear the sound of wings. When did you last feel joy?
Courage is my character.
brytan lord, callander, ON
Courage does not always roar. It is the still small voice at the end of the day that murmurs,I will try again tomorrow.
courage is overcoming your fears and replace them with right attitude to overcome the challenging situations in life.
Emmanuel, Africa, uganda
courage is staring fear in the face and saying bring it on!
austin, toronto ontario
Responding to a need or situation
that is greater than myself
Jennifer K, Washington State
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to overcome it.
Erin, New York
Courage is finding the strength to set aside your own fears, sorrows and disappointments, because there are others who's fears, sorrows and disappointments need your loving attention.
Deb H, Pittsburgh
Being in the U.S. Army it takes courage to go out and be willing to take a life in order to save your own life and others lives but the true courage is in walking up to the enimies and making peace with them.
Jonathan E. Martinez Reyes, Pheonix, Arizona
Courage is choosing to get out of bed every morning when you don't feel like facing the day.
Mary, Santa Monica, CA
Courage is taking a deep breath and diving in.