Words of Wisdom:

"don't piss people off, it's bad for you" - Koby845


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“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”   ~Ambrose Redmoon
Courage is doing the right thing when the wrong thing seems to be easier. It is also defined as getting up again after a fall. It is standing up even when the past tries to keep one down, and fighting for one’s beliefs. Every one feels fear at times, but courage is resisting fear and not allowing it to overcome you. Cowardice can be a stronger emotion than love. Courage is doing the right thing when the wrong thing seems to be easier. A courageous person is someone who feels fear, recognizes it and still goes on to do what he or she believes is right.

      The most memorable people in history with the greatest respect are those true heroes who had the courage needed to stand up for what they know to be right, even in if it is very difficult to do the right thing.   One of the greatest examples of these courageous people is Rosa Parks because she had the courage to face trails to stand for and do the right thing. She proved that a single person with courage to stand for the right thing can change the world for the better.   We get the real test of courage every day in our lives for example the courage to speak the truth.   Lies are one of the main sorts of cowardice. Courage is feeling fear but not acting upon it.

    Courage is not the absance of fear, but overcoming any feelings of fear. Mark Twain has said, Courage is not the absence of fear. It is acting in spite of it. I believe that there can never be courage without feeling fear because Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. Courage is feeling the fear and doing what you need to do anyway. Courage is being scared, sometimes even being scared to death, and then overcoming doing what is right.

Courage is doing the right thing when the wrong thing seems to produce better results. Courage is, ultimately the strength to go against ethical and/or moral principles. It is...


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