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.
Brave words. Easy to write when one was young and death was still skulking over a distant hill somewhere… – Pg. 82
Every person has the power to change their fate if they are brave enough to fight for what they desire more than anything.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.