There ain't nothing from the outside can lick any of us.
If you are brave too often, people will come to expect it of you.
I decided, once and for all, that I was going to make it or die.
The world is not perishing for the want of clever or talented or well-meaning men. It is perishing for the want of men of courage and resolution.
Dare to begin! He who postpones living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
Only one feat is possible: not to have run away.
Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate. They too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.
I was nervous and confident at the same time, nervous about going out there in front of all of those people, with so much at stake, and confident that I was going to go out there and win.