Explore the value of Courage
Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you 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 the end, requires some of the same courage which a soldier needs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Comedy is defiance. It's a snort of contempt in the face of fear and anxiety. And it's the laughter that allows hope to creep back on the inhale.
He is courageous who endures and fears the right thing, for the right motive, in the right way and at the right times.
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
Every heart that has beat strong and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.
Robert Louis Stevenson
As for courage and will we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead.
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
Orison Swett Marden
If we study the lives of great men and women carefully and unemotionally we find that, invariably, greatness was developed, tested and revealed through the darker periods of their lives. One of the largest tributaries of the River of Greatness is always the Stream of Adversity.
Robert Louis Stevenson
James Freeman Clarke
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Personal Stories About ‘Courage’
Blind CourageSubmitted by Gus
I went to Indonesia (Jakarta to be more specific) for a 2 week-vacation when I was a Sophomore to visit my relatives. We stopped on a red light, and as always, there was a plethora of activity outside of the cars near the intersection. Men walking in between the cars selling newspaper, water, dried tofu, and a...
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...
Life ChoicesSubmitted by Nathalie
“When facing a decision; which of the two will bring you more peace; make a choice and the rest will fall into place.” Sometimes we are torn in two different directions. There are times when we are swarmed by our own thoughts or get confused by the ideas of others. There are so many variables as to why we...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Courage’
Matthew CoxSubmitted by Matthew Cox
My hero is my husband he is a hero because I got sick in 2013 found out that I had a brain tumor and heart issue he is in the united states army and we have two kids ,he would get up everyday at 5:30am and go to work then come home and take care of me and the kids and the house duties never complained once spent...
Alfredo JSubmitted by Flor
My hero is my son Alfredo. At age 3 he was diagnosed with a mild form of autism. He barely spoke, did not look straight to your eyes, etc., etc., etc.. Now he will graduate from high school, has a prom date and is looking forward to his next years in college. Through hard work and therapies he has overcome many...
Marti and Maureen MSubmitted by Chelsey
These two amazing people are my parents, they are always there for me when I need them, no matter what is going on. As well as taking care of their family they deal with their own problems and through it all they stay themselves. They are my parents and my heroes.
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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.