"If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. on Ronald Reagan
"Television has spread the habit of instant reaction and stimulated the hope of instant results."