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Definition of Fortitude

Fortitude

  1. Power to resist attack; strength; firmness.
  2. That strength or firmness of mind which enables a person to encounter danger with coolness and courage, or to bear pain or adversity without murmuring, depression, or despondency; passive courage; resolute endurance; firmness in confronting or bearing up against danger or enduring trouble.

Fortitude Quotations

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Jacqueline Bisset

I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds. - Louis Nizer
I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds.
Louis Nizer

Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
Francis Bacon

Man is a competitive creature, and the seeds of conflict are built deep into our genes. We fought each other on the savannah and only survived against great odds by organising ourselves into groups which would have had a common purpose, giving morale and fortitude.
Robert Winston

When you're a liar, a person of low moral fortitude, really any explanation you need to be true can be true. Especially if you're smart enough. You can figure out a way to justify anything.
Samuel Witwer
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Fortitude Translations

fortitude in Norwegian is sjelsstyrke
fortitude in Spanish is fortaleza
fortitude in Swedish is mod
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