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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

My Modern Day Achilles

Submitted by Zoe Karbos

My best friend and my twin soul Kosta. He represented Australia in kickboxing but would have to be the most humble and...

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Eight Birds, Two Mountains, And One Big Chevy Malibu

Submitted by Anonymous

"I am convinced my life belongs to the whole community; and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I...

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Submitted by Giovany

Giovany Perez
Ms. A 2B Courage
This year I have been...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Ann E

My mother, Ann, is an inspiration to me. She just survived her 8th brain surgery to remove her 17th malignant tumor. She's in...

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My hero is my dad. This is his story. He was born in Italy. Then when he was four he moved to Japan where for the first few...

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Bobby S

My hero is my husband who has been a soldier for eight years. He was in the Marines for four years and has been in the Army...

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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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