"One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half."
"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last."
"All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
"Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb."