"When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Robert Green Ingersoll on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Robert Green Ingersoll on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Robert Green Ingersoll on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Robert Green Ingersoll on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Robert Green Ingersoll on Helen Keller
"It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions."
"Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind."
"Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell."
"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."
"We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death."