Nelle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926 – February 19, 2016) was an American novelist. She penned the 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird that won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and became a classic of modern American literature. Lee received numerous accolades and honorary degrees, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom...
The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality of those who seek to change a world which yields most painfully to change
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.