"Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak and at last some crisis shows what we have become."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Brooke Foss Westcott on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Brooke Foss Westcott on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Brooke Foss Westcott on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Brooke Foss Westcott on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Brooke Foss Westcott on Mahatma Gandhi