I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life-and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
Did I have the courage to forge a path
In the end, a lack of compatibility is what ruins relationships. You can’t force someone to be an eagle when they are a duck. Nobody wants to fly solo. Dreams were meant to be shared together.
All those religions–they contradict each other on every point but every one of them is filled with ways to help people to be brave enough to laugh even though they know they are dying.
Remember, the opposite of bravery is not cowardice, but conformity.
My point is that love is the most powerful motivator in the world. It spurs mortals to greatness. Their noblest, bravest acts are done for love.
Therefore, when we neglect to fear such a brittle monstrosity, we render it powerless.
He is as full of valor as of kindness. Princely in both.
Deeds of heroism are wrought here more than those of romance, when, defying torture, and braving death itself, the fugitive voluntarily threads his way back to the terrors and perils of that dark land, that he may bring out his sister, or mother, or wife.
It’s not unpatriotic to denounce an injustice committed on our behalf, perhaps it’s the most patriotic thing we can do.