"I have a congenital aversion to failure."
"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see."
"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."
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."
"We hope all danger may be overcome; but to conclude that no danger may ever arise would itself be extremely dangerous."