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Courage Quotations

COURAGE
Have the courage of your desire.

George R. Gissing

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Personal Stories About ‘Courage’

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    Family Always Comes First

    Family Always Comes First When my friends knock on my door, they always ask me if I could fix their speakers or install the speakers to their car. Whenever I do this, it always reminds me of my dad fixing my uncle house when he asked my dad if he could fix his house when his family was moving to another...

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    Extend Yourself

    My mother died twice in August 2005-- once on her 75th birthday at a crowded restaurant, surrounded by her closest family members-- and finally, the next day at a hospital. Eight months later, I began to come out of the fog of grief and depression to find a new purpose for my life. Like many of my generation,...

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    Almost There

    I grew up in a single parent family. My father left us when I was three and my mother was forced to work for the first time in her life. She had to leave us with our grandmother and travel from our small town call Bentong in Malaysia to Singapore to earn a living. In those days it took her 12 hours to travel to...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Courage’

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    Glenda M

    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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    My Students

    Each day, I have the privileged of witnessing heroic efforts. I am a special educator for preschoolers on the autism spectrum. I start each day knowing that I will learn more than I teach. That I will get more than I give. That I will have more questions than answers. The learners in my class need to fight a...

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    Brenda Lovelady-Spahn

    In 2004, Brenda Lovelady Spahn was allowed by Alabama Department of Corrections to take several hardened female convicts into her own home to teach how to live a normal life, and never return to crime and drugs – or prison. When the number grew to 40 women living in her home, the neighbors were up in arms, and...

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COURAGE
GENEROSITY
SERVICE
LEARNING
CIVILITY
OPPORTUNITY
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
RIGHT CHOICES
COMPROMISE
APPRECIATING NATURE
HELPING OTHERS
HOPE
GOOD EXAMPLES
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
LIVE LIFE
PERSEVERANCE
HUMILITY
OVERCOMING
EDUCATION
CREATIVITY
GREAT MUSIC
LAUGHTER
CLASS AND GRACE
TRUE BEAUTY
IMAGINE
JUSTICE
BELIEVE
FITNESS
HONOR
FAMILY
CHARACTER
VOLUNTEERING
COMMON GROUND
DO THY BEST
UNITY
CHARITY
SOUL
OPTIMISM
LISTENING
TRUST
PEACE
HEALTH
DEDICATION
PREPARATION
AMBITION
SHARING
STRENGTH
HONESTY
ACHIEVEMENT
KINDNESS
RESPECT
FORESIGHT
STEWARDSHIP
BEING THERE
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
PATIENCE
DEVOTION
INGENUITY
DO YOUR PART
DETERMINATION
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
EQUALITY
MINDFULNESS
GRIT
VISION
PURPOSE
DRIVE
JOY
SACRIFICE
HARD WORK
PIONEERING
FORGIVENESS
COMPASSION
LOYALTY
APPRECIATION
LOVE
GIVING BACK
PASSION
REACHING OUT
CONNECTING
INSPIRATION
CONFIDENCE
TEAM WORK
COMMITMENT
COURTESY
LITERACY
CARING
INCLUDING OTHERS
SPORTSMANSHIP
SMILE
PARENTING
GOOD MANNERS
RISING ABOVE
FRIENDSHIP
ENCOURAGEMENT
PERSISTENCE
MENTORING
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
INTEGRITY
GRATITUDE
LEADERSHIP
PRACTICE
RESPONSIBILITY
COMPLIMENTS
INNOVATION
MOTIVATION
EXCELLENCE
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courage takes alot of effort the effort you can make
breanna

Courage is doing the right thing when everyone else is afraid to do so.
J, Seattle

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
Ruby, california

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?
Diane, USA

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.
JuJuman, Kansas

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.
Ty, CA