Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficult situations.
“There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow.”
—Alfred Adler Psychiatrist
“I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.”
—Louisa May Alcott Novelist
“I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.”
—Clara Barton Teacher, Nurse, Humanitarian
“Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.”
—Brandan Francis Behan Writer, Playwright
“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.”
—David Ben-Gurion Prime Minister Of Israel
Value Ideas For Courage
Write down everything on your mind. Take a step back so you can take a fresh look.
Forgive someone for something you've been holding against them.
Give people the benefit of the doubt.
Be honest, and encourage others to do the same.
Be the first to apologize.
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...
The Gift Of Life
Submitted by Anonymous
As a child I knew my brother was sick. But, until recently I never understood the impact his illness would have on his life,...
Submitted by Annazette Taylor
What kind of courage
Do you have
Do you have the courage cry
And the courage to laugh
What about the...
Everyday Hero Stories
Edie Windsor is my hero because she challenged DOMA and won. For 44 years, she loved one woman with only her love for...
My daughter is my hero. She was born early and deathly ill, she was not supposed to make it, but she did. She fought for her...
The military is one of my biggest heroes and inspirations because they do what most people would never do, stand up for...
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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