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

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  • Courage firefighter
  • “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.


Give people the benefit of the doubt.


Be honest, and encourage others to do the same.


Be the first to apologize.


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

Stories About Courage

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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Blind 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.


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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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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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Mam & Dad B

My heroes are my parents because they have helped me in my life.
Like when I have homework. They have also helped me...

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Frank L

About a year ago, my nephew Trevor and I took my dad, Frank, a World War II veteran, out to see an EA17 World War II Bomber....

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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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