Monday, January 4, 2010

Quotable - learn courage

"Courage is like -- it's a habitus, a habit, a virtue: you get it by courageous acts. It's like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging."

~ Mary Daly, feminist, Rest in Peace

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4 comments:

Michele at Reader's Respite said...

love this quote! I recall someone once writing that courage is being afraid of something, but doing it anyway. For some reason, that's always stuck with me.

POD said...

Ain't that the truth!

Jenny from Chicago said...

What a great quote. Love it. Okay if I steal it?

sherry said...

Jenny - absolutely!