The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
If I am killed, I can die but once; but to live in constant dread of it, is to die over and over again.
I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.