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    The first thing usually thought of when one thinks of courage is the act of being brave in life-threatening situations. But after studying the virtue and learning more about being virtuous, I have found that it is the virtue of deciding between the two vices of cowardice and recklessness. Courage is more than simply deciding to act carelessly, it is the ability to respond to fear. It means being able to do what is right and virtuous, even if it is difficult to do. Courage can be present in many different forms. Some examples of courage in everyday life include the courage to always do what is right, courage to accept that some decisions may lead to unpopularity, the courage to make self-improvements, even if they require physical or mental…

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    A common theme in most of the works that we have read is how far courage can press a man to maintain his honor and pride, and how quickly fear can destroy it. In war, a soldier is defined by his own pride. A soldier has nothing if he does not honor of himself and his country. The only way to create this sense of pride is through fighting bravely in the war. Courage is what drives a man to go into war for his country. However, once fear enters a soldier’s thoughts, his pride is destroyed.…

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    Courage, it is an emotion but it is also an act. To some people it is easy for them to have courage while others struggle to bring it forth. Not everyone is constantly courageous but people sometimes have sparks of it that change lives. The amount of people that displayed courage in The Kite Runner is quite astounding. Any normal person would probably have turn tail and run at the idea of half of the events in the story. Courage chose the abnormal people; it chose Hassan to live with a…

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    Courage In The Alchemist

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    Sandhya Garimella 04.09.14 Block A Santiago’s Undertakes the Hero’s Journey Theme - Achieving dreams with courage and self-belief In The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho highlights that in order to achieve greater heights, one must face challenges with fortitude and and have faith in oneself. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” (Maya Angelou) At this present time, everyone has larger than life aspirations, in…

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    Examples Of Courage

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    What is courage? Every person exhibits courage in their own way throughout their lives. One of the most recognizable examples of courage is bravery in a military setting. Other examples include facing dangers for the sake of others, facing social ridicule, and being fearless in the face of death. People such as Chris Kyle, Cecilia Balli, Caitlyn Jenner, and Austin Armstrong have shown courage with these methods. Courage is a less complicated term than perceived; courage is facing a fear or…

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    The Importance Of Courage

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    When people think of courage, they think of courageous people such as firefighters, soldiers, and many more people. When they think of courage they also think of courageous acts such as saving a baby from a burning fire, volunteering to protect a country, and lots more. But what does it really mean to be courageous? Does saving a life cut it? How is it really defined in our daily lives? Does what we think as courageous, really courageous? These are some of the many questions one may ask about…

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    Atticus Courage Quotes

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    Courage is the second characteristics that represent Atticus. He behavior through the novel demonstrated that he is a courage man also he teaches his children what courage means through another people’s behavior. He stood outside of the jail when the mob tried to injury Tom Robinson, Atticus did not move at all from the door of the jail, and he did not get scared from the people. One more important example is the legal representation of Tom Robinson, he did not hesitate in taking the case, he…

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    Courage is a quality or a state of mind that galvanizes people into action. With courage, people face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with confidence, self-possession, and resolution. Therefore, courage does not exist in the absence of fear or challenges. It is a deliberate decision that action is necessary regardless obstacles. Courage distinguishes people. It is the ability of men or women to meet a challenge or persevere under demanding circumstances, which makes them heroes or heroines.…

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    Crazy Courage Definition

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    happened to be placed in a situation where their life or someone else’s life were in danger, and they rushed to help knowing it can make the situation even more risky for themselves. Most people would consider such a thing to be an act of courage, however, the idea of courage is much more than putting oneself in danger to save someone else. Courage is known as the ability to do something that may be frightening or dangerous and is often referred to as willingly risking one’s own life to protect…

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    Courage is generally defined as showing bravery in the midst of chaos, essentially being the hero. However courage is not all about the glamour and attention one gets from their suppose it brave actions. Courage is an element that all individuals struggle to act upon; and to act upon in the correct manner within oneself. The act of courage within oneself branches off in two directions. The first branch is showing courage towards others in the hopes of promoting self interest. In that the…

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