"The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature."
"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."Edward Gibbon 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.'"Edward Gibbon 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."Edward Gibbon on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Edward Gibbon 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."Edward Gibbon on Ronald Reagan
"I was never less alone than when by myself."
"Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused."
"Our work is the presentation of our capabilities."
"Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism."
"I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being."