Stouthearted / stoutˈhärdəd/ (adjective): stoutˈhärdəd/Merriam-Webster
Possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
Synonyms: doughty, stalwart, brave, courageous, determined, obstinate
Have you ever noticed that on some of the snowiest, blowiest days, the smallest creatures are the most visible?
I think, too often, we pay attention to the strongest, the loudest, the most confident around us, and we underestimate the smallest. Someone’s size or appearance should never be used to measure their worth because I believe those with a tender heart or a stoutheart come in many sizes.
And then her heart changed, or at least she understood it; winter passed, and the sun shone upon her.J.R.R.Tolkien
Far better it is to have a stout heart always and suffer one’s share of evils, than to be forever fearing what may happen.Herodotus
It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the spirit.J.R.R.Tolkien
Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.Winnie-the-Pooh