A man’s word and his intestinal fortitude are two of the most honorable virtues known to mankind.

Jim Nantz

When a person encounters opposition and adversity, fortitude can make the difference between success and failure.

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July 14, 2021

“Never, never, never give up.”    –Winston Churchill

May 17, 2021.    Washington Crossing the Delaware

July 3, 2021

Webster defines fortitude as “strength or firmness of mind that enables a person to encounter danger with coolness and courage or to bear pain or adversity without murmuring, depression, or despondency.  John Locke Calle it the essential virtue, the “guard to every other virtue.”