"The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them."
"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."Thomas Aquinas 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.'"Thomas Aquinas 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."Thomas Aquinas on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Thomas Aquinas 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."Thomas Aquinas on Ronald Reagan
"The knowledge of God is the cause of things. For the knowledge of God is to all creatures what the knowledge of the artificer is to things made by his art."
"If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy."
"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible."
"Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand."
"The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false."