quotes tagged with 'heroism'

The characteristic of a genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when you have resolved to be great, abide by yourself, and do not weakly try to reconcile yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be common, nor the common heroic.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in ralphwaldoemerson hero courage common uncommon EDS heroism 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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