"To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope."
"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."Miguel de Cervantes 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."Miguel de Cervantes 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."Miguel de Cervantes on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Miguel de Cervantes 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."Miguel de Cervantes on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome."
"Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art."
"Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes."
"One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars and the world will be better for this."
"He who loses wealth loses much he who loses a friend loses more but he that loses his courage loses all."