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Bravery Quotes

"God is the brave man's hope, and not the coward's excuse."
Plutarch

"It is easy to be brave from a safe distance."
Aesop

"Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall."
Tobias Smollett

"Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount."
Clare Booth Luce(1903 - 1987)

"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(1928 - )

"Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point."
Clive Staples Lewis

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Bravery Definition: A quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain without showing fear.

Etymology of 'Bravery'
1540s, "daring, defiance, boasting," from French braverie, from braver "to brave": late 15c., from Middle French brave, "splendid, valiant," from Italian bravo "brave, bold," originally "wild, savage,".

Positive Suggestions: "Awaken your natural Bravery"
"Perfect Bravery is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Brave now"
"Accept Bravery"
"Trust in your Bravery"


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Bravery Soup (Albert Whitman Prairie Books)
by Maryann Cocca-LefflerSearch for Maryann Cocca-Leffler
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Carlin the raccoon is afraid of everything. Then he meets Big Bear who tells him that there is a way to get courage. Alone, Carlin must make a perilous journey and bring back the secret ingredient for Big Bear's Bravery Soup.
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Smile at Fear: Awakening the True Heart of Bravery
by Chogyam TrungpaSearch for Chogyam Trungpa
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Many of us, without even realizing it, are dominated by fear. We might be aware of some of our fears?perhaps we are afraid of public speaking, of financial hardship, or of losing a loved one. Chögyam Trungpa shows us that most of us suffer from a far more pervasive fearfulness: fear of ourselves. We feel ashamed and embarrassed to look at our feelings or acknowledge our styles of thinking and acting; we don?t want to face the reality of our moment-to-moment experience. It is this fear that keeps us trapped in cycles of suffering, despair, and distress.

Chögyam Trungpa offers us a vision of moving beyond fear to discover the innate bravery, trust, and delight in life that lies at the core of our being. Drawing on the Shambhala Buddhist teachings, he explains how we can each become a spiritual warrior: a person who faces each moment of life with openness and fearlessness. ?The ultimate definition of bravery is not being afraid of who you are,? writes Chögyam Trungpa. In this book he offers the insights and strategies to claim victory over fear.
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It's Not About the Tights: An Owners Manual on Bravery
by Chris BroganSearch for Chris Brogan

You are the superhero you've been waiting for.

For whatever reason, we tend to think that "someone" is going to make us better, that we're broken, that we're missing the key ingredients to succeed. We feel envy and we're certain that we're the only failures this world has ever seen. It's a tough row to hoe.

Plenty of people have written books that talk about being positive. Others have written up plans that tell you what you're missing. In this case, all I promise you is a cape.

I'll teach you about Confidence, Acceptance, Permission, and Execution, and how Practice in all those areas will guide you to find those missing success points in your life.

My name's Chris Brogan. I'm a New York Times bestselling author of four books (mostly about marketing and digital business), and I'm the president and CEO of a company that sells courses, workshops and speeches on business and personal improvement called Human Business Works.

This book is based on the experiences I've had with overcoming my own challenges, plus the wisdom of some other smart cookies. Plus, I'm blessed with hundreds of people who have participated in my online course, Brave New Year. Consider this book an invite into that community, should you decide you'd like to go further.

It's not about the tights. It's about you.

Cover Art by Josh Fisher
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Courage
by Bernard WaberSearch for Bernard Waber
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What is courage? Certainly it takes courage for a firefighter to rescue someone trapped in a burning building, but there are many other kinds of courage too. Everyday kinds that normal, ordinary people exhibit all the time, like “being the first to make up after an argument,? or “going to bed without a nightlight.? Bernard Waber explores the many varied kinds of courage and celebrates the moments, big and small, that bring out the hero in each of us.

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The Heart of Bravery: A Retreat with Sakyong Mipham and Pema Chodron
by Sakyong Mipham, Pema Chodron
$29.95
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Two of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers and leading figures in the Shambhala tradition of Buddhism discuss the core principles and practices of the tradition and how personal meditation practice can forge an enlightened society.

Best-selling authors Pema Chödrön and Sakyong Mipham get to the heart of Shambhala practice in this recorded retreat on the ways that inner peace and bravery can help us cultivate compassionate action and positive societal change. They offer insight on the inherent strength and goodness of humanity and on how each of us can tap into that strength through meditation practice. Sakyong Mipham provides guided practices on core Shambhala meditations for developing courage, love for others, and respect for others' basic human dignity; Pema Chödrön teaches extensively on how personal spiritual practice relates to community betterment; and a compelling panel discussion with Shambhala teacher Adam Lobel and Episcopal Rev. Marc Handley Andrus reviews how the retreat's teachings can be brought to bear in today's interconnected global society.

Running time: 4 hours, 45 minutes
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Thomas and the Big Big Bridge (Thomas & Friends) (Little Golden Book)
by Rev. W. AwdrySearch for Rev. W. Awdry
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It?s a special day for the railway! A big, big bridge has opened in the new rail line through the Mountains of Sodor. Thomas is excited, but some of the other engines are afraid of being so high. Can Thomas help them get over their fears?or will he become afraid, too?
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers (Junior Library Guild Selection)
by Tanya Lee StoneSearch for Tanya Lee Stone
$17.99
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 A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

"An exceptionally well-researched, lovingly crafted, and important tribute to unsung American heroes." ? Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on by Hitler. Back on the home front, discrimination against African Americans plays out as much on Main Street as in the military. Tanya Lee Stone examines the little-known history of the Triple Nickles, America?s first black paratroopers, who fought in an attack on the American West by the Japanese. The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, in the words of First Sergeant Walter Morris, "proved that the color of a man had nothing to do with his ability."
Front matter includes a foreword by Ashley Bryan. Back matter includes an author?s note, an appendix, a time line, source notes, a bibliography, and an index.
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Way More than Luck: Commencement Speeches on Living with Bravery, Empathy, and Other Existential Skills
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The commencement speech is the most popular public address of our time, shared every spring and remembered for years. Here, in an anthology of some of the finest of the genre, brilliant creative minds in every sector offer their wisdom: David Foster Wallace on living a compassionate life, Debbie Millman on the importance of taking risks, Michael Lewis on the responsibility that good fortune merits?and so many other greats. Some of this advice is grand (believe in the impossible), and some of it is granular enough to check off a life list (donate five percent of your money or your time). All of it is universally uplifting. Handsomely packaged with a cloth spine and energetic typography throughout, this book is a smart, special gift for graduates and anyone embarking on a new adventure.
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Natural Bravery: Fear and Fearlessness as a Direct Path of Awakening
by Gaylon FergusonSearch for Gaylon Ferguson
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How to find freedom from fear: Buddhist teachings that really work, from a respected contemporary teacher.

Fear is something that's such a part of our lives that it doesn't seem it would be possible to live without it. This book disputes that claim in a powerful way. Gaylon Ferguson presents traditional Buddhist teachings to show that the fear that so often wreaks havoc on us is in fact quite insubtantial?and it's mostly something we create ourselves. If we can learn to see that, it becomes pretty simple to un-create it, and we also discover that there's a natural fearlessness in us that goes far deeper than fear. With this natural bravery as our foundation, we can live our own lives more effectively and also be a better help and comfort to others.
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Prince Bravery & Grace: Attack of the Wet Knights
by Gail Ann GrossSearch for Gail Ann Gross
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Fun-loving, athletic Prince Bravery and his spirited, golden dragon, Grace experience highflying adventure as they grow up in their colorful castle in the enchanted Kingdom of Childhood. The Prince learns to trust Grace as they practice to make the Royal Joustball team. Life appears to be carefree for the Prince.... However, the dastardly Wet Knights creep in and cause havoc as they silently attack each night.
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