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.


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


Be the first to apologize.


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


Give people the benefit of the doubt.

Stories About Courage

Courage In The Desert

Submitted by Nicholas

There is a man named sam. he wanted to help the milatary in defeating some dangerous terrorists who were planning on doing...

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The Gift Of Life

Submitted by Anonymous

As a child I knew my brother was sick. But, until recently I never understood the impact his illness would have on his life,...

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Golden Wings

Submitted by Taylor

When my mother went back to college when I was eight, both my grandparents stepped in to help out. Being raise by four...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Alfredo J

My hero is my son Alfredo. At age 3 he was diagnosed with a mild form of autism. He barely spoke, did not look straight to...

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Al P

My hero is my unrelated uncle, Al. He suffered cancer two times and died in 2006. Before he died, he gave me a bear and I...

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Sarah C

I picked Sarah Elizabeth Chute because she has always been there for me ever since we were like 2 and 3 years old. We grew up...

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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