"THE BRAVEST ARE SURELY THOSE WHO HAVE THE CLEAREST VISION OF WHAT IS BEFORE THEM, GLORY AND DANGER ALIKE, AND YET NOTWITHSTANDING, GO OUT TO MEET IT."

- THUCYDIDES

GRIT

 - firmness of mind or spirit; unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger

- bravery and strength of character

- passion and perseverance for the long haul

- to clench (the teeth), especially in order to keep one's resolve when faced with an unpleasant or painful duty.

- indomitable spirit