Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficult situations.

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  • “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


Be honest, and encourage others to do the same.


Be the first to apologize.


Forgive someone for something you've been holding against them.


Give people the benefit of the doubt.


Write down everything on your mind. Take a step back so you can take a fresh look.

Stories About Courage

Some Dreams

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...

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Never Give Up On Love

Submitted by Andrea Horseman

The world is complicated, and people live in this fast moving world. Finding someone is easy, but finding the person you want...

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My Hero Essay

Submitted by Ty

My Hero Essay
I’m walking down the hall when all of a sudden a kid stops me. The kid asks me about the scar on my arm. Then...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Jackie L

Jackie is my hero. She got breast cancer a year ago,she battled this awful killer. With courage and a smile, I never heard...

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Larry T

In 1985, Larry rescued a girl from a life that is too hard to put into words. He was just a kid himself. Since then he has...

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Jacory H

Jacory Harris is the Quaterback of the University of Miami Hurricanes. Although we have never met personally, I view Jacory...

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Recent Comments

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 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