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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

Stories About Courage

Family Always Comes First

Submitted by Alan

Family Always Comes First
When my friends knock on my door, they always ask me if I could fix their speakers or install the...

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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...

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Me And Him

Submitted by Roxy

I don' really want people knowing my name so let's just say my name is 'Roxy'. I was 14 back then when I fell in love with a...

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Everyday Hero Stories

John R

This young man faced tragedy, overcame it and became a helper of others. His religious values, athletic abilities, and drive...

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Denise Verleur

Denise is my mother and she has stuck by me through thick and thin. She has end stage breast cancer yet she continues to be...

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Lawrence G

The hero in my eyes is my brother. He has been in the navy Reserve for eight years and has served two tours over seas. My...

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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

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