Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto.
What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
Henry David Thoreau
One should be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. This philosophy fitted on to my early adult life, when I saw the improbable, the implausible, often the “impossible,” come true.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
George Bernard Shaw
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.