"Someone once told me the one thread that runs through them all is a premium on personal courage - not intellectual courage, but just plain physical courage."
"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."Walter Lord 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.'"Walter Lord 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."Walter Lord on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Walter Lord 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."Walter Lord on Ronald Reagan
"Brilliantly lit from stem to stern, she looked like a sagging birthday cake."