Courage of my convictions - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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courage of (one's) convictions
Strong faith or confidence in one's beliefs. Often used in the phrase "have the courage of one's convictions." I need to have the courage of my convictions any time I'm around my parents—they always try to dissuade me from pursuing a career as a screenwriter. I'm always impressed with Stella—nothing can shake the courage of her convictions in her crusade for social justice.
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However, I lack the courage of my convictions
and end up sending them to everybody - wife, family, friends and neighbours.
WHY, oh why, didn't I have the courage of my convictions
'On Pulling Power we told people to get out of four wheels and on to two, so I'm having the courage of my convictions
"I am just delighted I had the courage of my convictions