Eleanor Roosevelt Quote

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Have you ever been forced to face your fears? Eleanor Roosevelt has a very famous quote that goes along the lines of “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face… You must do the thing you think you cannot do”. This quote means that fear is something you have to get over and conquer. What it means to me is that I have to overcome my fears in order to gain more mental strength. The quote professed by Eleanor Roosevelt is connected to my experiences, the arts, and even the world.
First, I have been forced to be courageous in certain periods of my life. In the summer of 2014, my cousin visited New Jersey. He said he wanted to go to Six Flags, and I was disappointed because I am not necessarily a fan of them. We arrived at Six Flags and my brother, my three cousins, the one from California included, and I exited the van. I saw the sheer height of Kingda Ka towering over me. Little did I know that I would ride almost every roller coaster there by the end of the day. We started with Batman, as I thought it was the most tolerable for me. It gave me an idea of what this day would be like... horrible. Then, the treacherous Nitro was next.
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In the poem written in the Scholastic article “Are You a Loser?” a poem titled “Invictus“ is shown. The poem is about a man who is critically injured and worried. The second stanza in poem contains the lines: “Beyond this place of wrath and tears / Looms but the Horror of the shade / And yet the menace of the of the years / Finds and shall find me unafraid”. This supports that courage is shown in a work of literature because the man is writing about how behind all his tears, he is not afraid of what might happen. This is very courageous of him because he isn't sure of what might happen but he seems prepared for any outcome because of the fact that he is courageous. To sum up, courage is evident in works of