Courage consists in equality to the problem before us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I suffer whenever I see that common sight of a parent or senior imposing his opinion and way of thinking and being on a young soul to which they are totally unfit. Cannot we let people be themselves, and enjoy life in their own way? You are trying to make that man another you. One’s enough.
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike. As soon as there is life there is danger.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare. While he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.
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All the sweetness of religion is conveyed to the world by the hands of story-tellers and image-makers. Without their fictions the truths of religion would for the multitude be neither intelligible nor even apprehensible; and the prophets would prophesy and the teachers teach in vain.
The late M. Venizelos observed that in all her wars Englandhe should have said Britain, of coursealways wins one battlethe last.
Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos; trees, clouds, everything.
In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.