Il faut savoir ce que l’on veut. Quand on le sait, il faut avoir le courage de le dire; quand on le dit il faut avoir le courage de le faire.
They did not realize what a supreme effort of courage it required to make this young girl go out alone into the wide world, and face its vastness and its strangeness.
I’m a lion in a strange land.
The thing is, there is no certainty in this life – in one second your entire world could shift. I’m not saying it will, but I am living proof that It can. We never prepare for tragedy and that’s a good thing but my god what’s it’s taught me is how little we appreciate what we have or some cases once had.
Merin smiled. “I fought in battle and your mother bore two children. Of the two of us, I think she was the courageous one.
Better to be a laughing-stock than lose the fort for fear of being one.
It isn’t the big troubles in life that require character. Anybody can rise to a crisis and face a crushing tragedy with courage, but to meet the petty hazards of the day with a laugh-I really think that requires spirit!
There are some moments you won’t completely heal from, those rare ones you will take torn open to the grave but throughout all the big moments that shake you up there will be countless tiny experiences that help you laugh all over again.
Inferiority intentions are sample chapters of defeated stories… Courageous beginnings are examples of true leadership values!
Good fortune often occurs when you stop expecting life to present opportunities to you and you start presenting opportunities to life.