Word of the Day: Courage

/ kərij /, noun: 1.(a). the ability to disregard fear; bravery “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” Eleanor Roosevelt,1884-1962 “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” Mark Twain, 1835-1910 1.(b) strength in the face of uncertainty “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Andre Gide, 1869-1951 2. behaving according to one’s beliefs or convictions, despite danger or disapproval “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” William Clement Stone, 1902-2002