There are times when a higher level of courage, or Valor, is required to accomplish an impossible task. Most people do not have the ability to muster this type of courage. It is rare and so it is uncommon.
“Uncommon valor was a common virtue.” – Chester Nimitz, March 16, 1945.
American Admiral Chester Nimitz reflected on the incredible sacrifice of the Marines who fought at Iwo Jima by saying, “Uncommon valor was a common virtue.” ... Nimitz's quote of memorial is particularly relevant now.