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


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


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


Be the first to apologize.


Give people the benefit of the doubt.


Be honest, and encourage others to do the same.

Stories About Courage

Eight Birds, Two Mountains, And One Big Chevy Malibu

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"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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A Simple Life Project

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In 9th grade I was assigned a "Life Project." During this project we had to interview a person whom we hoped to be like later...

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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

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My hero is a 16-year-old boy named Travis. Travis has always been a kid with an amazing spirit. He always had a positive...

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V Icki H

I have known Vicki for most of my life, approximately 10 years. She has become like a second mother to me over this time and...

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Jacob P

My son Jacob is currently battling cancer and going through chemotherapy. He is 15 years old and has already had an extreme...

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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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