Wisdom from the greatest voices of reason who are, or have ever been, in our world

14th January

Sir, I admit your gen'ral rule

That every poet is a fool:

But you yourself may serve to show it,

That every fool is not a poet.

Alexander Pope

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.

Aristotle (384-322 BC)

When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.

Mohandas Gandhi

Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done.

Russell W Davenport

Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.

Theodore Roosevelt

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