One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.