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Courage (Poem)

Courage! plant your feet more firmly,Though the way be dark as night.Courage! fling despair behind you,Have a noble aim in sight.Courage! let the past dark pagesOf your life be left behind,Leave the past, its sins and sorrows,Look ahead, and light you'll find. Courage! bear life's burdens bravely,Strike out firmly for…
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Courage

One great need of the race today is courage. Not exactly the courage that is shown upon the field of battle; of that there seems to be plenty. Dewey and his men had it when they sailed into Manila Bay, regardless alike of the guns of the Spanish fort and…
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Moral Courage

Perhaps one of the most difficult of all virtues to act up to, and to bring into bearing upon the everyday of life, is moral courage. And it is surprising how many estimable and conscientious men and women lack this absolute essential to a really true life. It is such…
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Courage

The higher our ideals, the more courage we require to attain them. Victory comes only to the man who possesses a dauntless spirit; who firmly follows the dictates of his inner consciousness, and accepts all defeats as incentives to stronger effort. We require courage for the reason that individual life…
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Take Courage

Oh! weary souls so laden with Earth's sorrow,Oh! aching hearts so saddened by Earth's pain,Who in your grief hope for no bright tomorrow,Arise, be strong, take courage once again!For round you still,—though shadows seem to banishYour Star of Hope that shone so bright above,—There is a Sea of Infinite Compassion,An…
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The New Courage

The virtue of courage is generally referred to in its physical manifestation, and it is significant in this particular—that its symbol is a beast of prey, namely, the lion. The dictionary rendering adheres to this physical aspect of courage, for on turning up the word I find its meanings are…
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Faith and Courage

If you have failed hitherto to live up to the standard aspiration reveals, do not be discouraged. We all come through the mire which ignorant actions accumulate, and feel sweeter and cleaner for the experience. We can feel that work has been done and that we are cleansed. Much as…
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Faith and Courage

For those who will fight bravely and not yield, there is triumphant victory over all the dark things of life. I state this at the beginning, that the reader may know there is no uncertainty about it. In the course of this book I shall show what are the elements,…
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Courage

O to struggle against great odds, to meet enemies undaunted!To be entirely alone with them, to find how much one can stand!To look strife, torture, prison, popular odium, face to face!To mount the scaffold, to advance to the muzzles of guns with perfect nonchalance.—Walt Whitman The key-note of all success…
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