Bravery Quotes

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself

Friday, March 4th, 2011

This is preeminently the time to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly. Nor need we shrink from honestly facing conditions in our country today. This great Nation will endure, as it has endured, will…

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I will not Reason and Compare: my business is to Create

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
passion flower

He insisted on meticulous, time-consuming, financially impractical printmaking techniques, moreso as he aged and felt the art had matured – later work demanded more from both artist and reader. Blake lived hand-to-mouth, content to be doing good work. He made art until…

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Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

The detective in this kind of story must be such a man. He is the hero, he is everything. He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual man. He must be, to use a rather…

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Writing a memoir gave me nowhere to hide; it forced me to own up to my life

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Sometimes another person’s words tell you exactly what you should have been telling yourself. It was Lucy’s suggestion to concretize my love for the kitchen in the form of a cookbook, which eventually led to Nolan’s suggestion to…

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He who dares not, wins not

Monday, July 27th, 2009
Ljubljana Dragon

Then the dragon came out of the cave. But Cienzo laid hold of his sword and struck off a head in a trice, but the dragon went and rubbed his neck on a certain plant which grew not far off, and suddenly the head joined…

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