"I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts."
"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."Virgil 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."Virgil 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."Virgil on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Virgil 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."Virgil on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Age carries all things away, even the mind."
"Age steals away all things, even the mind."
"In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?"
"It is easy to go down into Hell night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task."
"Fear is proof of a degenerate mind."