If we can only
live once, then let
it be a
that draws on all our powers.
Non-conformity is the only real
passion worth being ruled
know is everything, it is
our limit, of what we can be.
their prime, if they have
convictions are tasked to
act on them.
Courage is the intellectual mastery of fear by understanding
the true risks and opportunities of the situation and keeping
those things in balance.
generous men do not create victims, they nurture victims.
have brains or
courage, then we are blessed and called on to
prove the vigor of our talents against the strongest opponents
love we can find.
Truth, Justice, Injustice
If wars can be started by lies, piece can be started by truth.
The only way to keep a secret is to never have one.
Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our
character to be passive in its presence and thereby eventually lose
all ability to defend ourselves and
those we love.
You have to start with the truth. The truth is the only way that we
can get anywhere.
One of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice.
Opponents past and present have the same essential weakness about
them: first they want to use you, then they want to be you, then
they want to snuff you out.
The sense of perspective that interaction with
multiple cultures gives you I
find to be extremely valuable, because it allows you to see the
structure of a country with greater clarity, and gives you a sense
of mental independence.