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What is courage? Construct a definition of courage Provide examples that exemplify courage Provide examples that do not exemplify courage How do you show courage during a typical school day? What does it mean to take responsibility for your own actions? Why does acting responsibly often require courage?
Definition:boldness, braveness Part of Speechnoun Synonymsadventurous, audacity, backbone, bravery, daring, dash, dauntlessness, determination, endurance, fearlessness, firmness, fortitude, gallantry, grit, guts, heroism, intrepidity, mettle, nerve, pluck, power, prowess, pugnacity, rashness, recklessness, resolution, spirit, spunk, tenacity, valor, venturesome, Antonymscowardice, faint-heartedness, fear, meekness, timidity, weakness The Meaning of Courage
Select one of the courage quotes from the following slides Explain the quote in your own words Illustrate the quote Introduce the author of the quote by providing a brief description of who they are and why they are well-known Provide an example (if possible) for the type of courage depicted in the quote
"It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends." Dumbledore, Harry Potter ‘There are all kinds of courage. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” J. K. Rowling
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney “We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.” Eleanor Roosevelt
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela
“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” C. S. Lewis “Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.” John Wayne
“ Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” Mark Twain “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.” Bruce Lee
“ One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.” Maya Angelou “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” Aristotle
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” e. e. cummings “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” John F. Kennedy
“Courage is grace under pressure.” Ernest Hemingway “It requires more courage to suffer than to die.” Napoleon Bonaparte
“There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.” L. Frank Baum “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” John Quincy Adams
Courage is not absence of fear. Courage is resistance to fear. Courage is mastery of fear.