“The only thing I am afraid of is fear.” Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769 to 1852) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS was an Anglo-Irish soldier and Tory statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister. He… Read More
“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” Bertrand Russell (1872 to 1970) Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell of Kingston Russell, Viscount Amberley of Amberley and of Ardsalla, was a British philosopher, logician, and social reformer, founding figure in the analytic movement in Anglo-American philosophy, and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature… Read More
“To the man who is afraid, everything rustles!” Sophocles (circa 495-406 BC)
“Anonymity is the most useful tool of cowards.” “Any coward can snipe from behind a bush.” “A coward dies many deaths, the brave just one.” “A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.” Anonymous There are a myriad of ways, both individually and collectively, to interpret the above quotes.… Read More
“Bella detesta matribus.“ “Wars are the dread of mothers.“ Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus): a famous lyric poet from ancient Rome.
“Far better is to have a stout heart always and suffer one’s share of evils, than to be ever fearing what may happen.“ Herodotus: a famous historian from Ancient Greece. He is well known for his written works on history, and Cicero once stated he was “The Father of History”.