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
Stories About Courage
Submitted 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.
Submitted by Eduardo Alejandri
There are words we could not say, words that no one might be longing to hear, words that we dearly wanted to say but rest and...
Courage And Compassion Knows No Bounds
Submitted by Brendan Hood
A number of years ago while working as an EMT with a small rural Ambulance service, I was called to a very serious car...
Everyday Hero Stories
Jackie is my hero. She got breast cancer a year ago,she battled this awful killer. With courage and a smile, I never heard...
At age six, her house burned down in the Angora Fire, South Lake Tahoe, California, Now she is a great friend of mine and...
THIS STORY IS ABOUT MY STEPFATHER PANTALEON RIOS. WHERE DO I BEGIN? HE IS AN AWESOME MAN! MY DAD MET MY MOM IN SUMMER 1978....
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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