Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
Contributed by: Zaady
There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.
Source: Following the Equator, 1897
Whatever a man's age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole.
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
The trouble isn't that there are too many fools, but that the lightning isn't distributed right.
"Fortune knocks at every man's door once in a life," but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.
Any emotion, if it is sincere, is involuntary.
Good judgment comes from experience. And where does experience come from? Experience comes from bad judgment.
I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort 'em as much as you please.
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