Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.
— Dr Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was an American author and poet. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than 50 years. Wikipedia
She died May 28, 2014, aged 86.