Courage, Courage And Courage

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“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). It takes courage to live a life that one truly wants to live. One must be brave and strong enough to pursue this courage and then apply that to their everyday life. The definition of courage is, “mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.” Some synonyms of this word include bravery, daring and fearless. Antonyms along with that are cowardice and spinelessness. Courage is important because it justifies how the rest of their life will go. When applying…show more content…
Her life would be torpid. Their would be no real need to be anything other than a basic pakistani girl. But instead, she feels the need to be herself, the need to act out and do as she pleases because she believes in her own freedom. As Malala Yousafzai once said, “For us girls that doorway was like a magical entrance to our own special world. As we skipped through, we cast off our headscarves like winds puffing away clouds to make way for the sun, then ran helter-skelter up the steps.” This connects to the theme, courage, because it shows strength and power of staying true to who one is. Even though Malala has an unusual life compared to ours, she still finds the beauty in it all. She knows what she wants, she does not let the rules of her society tell her what she can and cannot do. She strongly believes that she is an independent women and that what she is doing is what she needs to be doing because it is right. “It’s hard for girls in our society to be anything other than teachers or doctors if they can work at all” (Malala Yousafzai). This shows courage because Malala was not afraid to be anything other than what she wanted to be. She is very independent and knows that she is not going to obey by the society 's rules. Malala Yousafzai would not dare let anyone tell her who she was and when they did, she made sure that knew no matter how to she had to express it. That took bravery and courage beyond all

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