Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.
1941 — 1971
To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
1813 — 1855
Worry is like a rocking chair - it gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.
Of the thirty-six ways of avoiding disaster, running away is best.
When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come.
1754 — 1824
On 1946 boxing opponent Billy Conn:
He can run, but he can’t hide.
1914 — 1981
Far better to endure life’s hardships with a stout heart, than to ever be fearing what may happen.
484? — 425? B.C.
Fighting battles is like courting girls: those who make the most pretensions and are boldest usually win.
President Rutherford B. Hayes
1822 — 1893