Courage is an inner resolution to go forward despite obstacles.
Cowardice is submissive surrender to circumstances.
Courage breeds creativity; Cowardice represses fear and is mastered by it.
Cowardice asks the question, is it safe?
Expediency ask the question, is it politic?
Vanity asks the question, is it popular?
But, conscience ask the question, is it right? And there comes a time when we must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because it is right.”
- - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Creativity drives progress in all manners in society. Dr. King’s reminds us that: It is “Courage” that breeds this creativity. That belief is both a revelation and inspiration to me.
Stephen DuBose, CFO The King Center