People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.
Great fear is concealed under daring.
Because of a great love, one is courageous.
The great courage is to stare as squarely at the light as at death.
The average age of the world's greatest civilizations has been two hundred years. These nations have progressed through this sequence: From bondage to spiritual faith; from spiritual faith to great courage; from courage to liberty; from liberty to abundance; from abundance to selfishness; from selfishness to complacency; from complacency to apathy; from apathy to dependence and back into bondage.