Even though large tracts of Europe and many old and famous states have fallen or may fall into the grip of the Gestapo and all the odious apparatus of Nazi rule, we shall not flag or fail.
May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early! My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall!
I am not looking for approval. I have to stand up for people that are oppressed. … If they take football away, my endorsements from me, I know that I stood up for what is right.
Courage, then, my countrymen; our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
The overvaluation of intelligence among cultured people in our country has reached a frightening degree. Not only our public schools and our colleges and universities, but also our research institutions give the impression that the intelligence test is the only criterion of man’s mental endowment… It is as if imagination, moral courage, creative facilities were […]
One with the courage to laugh is master of the world almost as much as the person ready to die.
When you have no choice, mobilize the spirit of courage.
Heroism consists of hanging on one minute longer.
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.