"Something is wanting, and something must be done, or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure, and civil war without a prospect of its termination."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Henry Knox on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Henry Knox on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Henry Knox on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Henry Knox on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Henry Knox on Steve Jobs
"We have arrived at that point of time in which we are forced to see our own humiliation, as a nation, and that a progression in this line cannot be a productive of happiness, private or public."