"How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."George MacDonald on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."George MacDonald on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."George MacDonald on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."George MacDonald on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."George MacDonald on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Age is not all decay it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk."
"Attitudes are more important than facts."
"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen."
"Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it."
"It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity."