The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.

– Abraham Lincoln

 If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being? 

– Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The question is not whether you’re frightened or not, but whether you or the fear is in control. If you say, “I won’t be frightened,” and then you experience fear, most likely you’ll succumb to it, because you’re paying attention to it. The correct thing to tell yourself is, “if I do get frightened, I will stay in command.

– Dr. Herbert Fensterheim