The courage of one's (own) convictions
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British pronunciation/ðə kˈʌɹɪdʒ ɒv wˈɒnz ˈəʊn kənvˈɪkʃənz/
American pronunciation/ðə kˈɜːɹɪdʒ ʌv wˈʌnz ˈoʊn kənvˈɪkʃənz/
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one's bravery and determination to do what they believe is the right thing, regardless of what other people may think

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the courage of {one's} (own|) convictions definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "the courage of one's convictions" and when to use it?

The idiom "the courage of one's convictions" is believed to have originated as a translation of the French expression "le courage de son opinion" ("the courage of his opinion"), dating from the mid-19th century. It is used to emphasize the strength of character required to uphold one's beliefs, even when faced with challenges or resistance.

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The leader's unwavering commitment to his principles showcased the courage of his convictions.
He demonstrated the courage of his own convictions by refusing to compromise his ethical standards.
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