Examples of courage in a Sentence
- Eunice Kennedy Shriver … didn't buy into the propaganda of her day that women had to be soft and submissive. That took courage back then, because she grew up in a family that expected a lot from the boys and very little from the girls. —Maria Shriver, Time, 26 Oct. 2009
- Sometimes when I debate whether to risk my individuality or conform, the memory of my son's picture brings me courage. —Sue Monk Kidd, Reader's Digest, August 1990
- But as long as your courage holds out you may as well go right ahead making a fool of yourself. All brave men are fools. —Robert Frost 17 Apr. 1915, in Selected Letters of Robert Frost, 1964
She has the courage to support unpopular causes.
It takes courage to stand up for your rights.
Recent Examples of courage from the Web
He will be remembered for his sense of adventure, courage, kindness, humor and his warm affection for family and friends.
Some steeled their courage and planned to give statements about how the abuse by the former USA Gymnastics doctor affected them.
Thanks to their courage, and thanks to the leadership of President Donald Trump, life is winning in America again.
Not long after, Tsuru Goeku was killed, caught in crossfire after mustering strength and courage again to try to get even meager provisions for her children.
Stardom requires the willingness to reinvent yourself but also the courage to invent yourself in the first place.
Currently battling breast cancer, her peers might see this as a chance to salute her work and courage.
The honor recognizes a representative from each of the 32 teams who exemplifies professionalism, courage to overcome adversity and community service.
In April 1604, Catesby and his fellow Catholic conspirators sent a man to Spain to enlist Fawkes, who was serving in the Spanish military at the time and had a reputation for great courage.
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bravery, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, heroism, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, prowess, stoutness, valor, virtue;
Synonym Discussion of courage
- the courage to support unpopular causes
- a challenge that will test your mettle
- her spirit was unbroken by failure
- the resolution of pioneer women
- held to their beliefs with great tenacity
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