Notable Quotes

“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.”

— John Wayne
True Grit (1969)



“The ‘morality of compromise’ sounds contradictory. 
Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat.
Strong men don’t compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.”

— Andrew Carnegie



“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.” 

— Eleanor Roosevelt



“Being in good physical shape is the best way to combat depression.
You just have endorphins running around your body. It is the best anti-depressive that there is.”

 — Chris Pratt



“The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science,
math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.”

 — John Glenn



“I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.”

 — Neil Armstrong



“The sound and music are 50 percent of the entertainment in a movie.”

 — George Lucas


“Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, (I implore you to believe me, fellow citizens)
the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake; 
since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of Republican Government.”

 George Washington, 1796



“There is a rank due to the United States among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. 
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace,
one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war.”

— George Washington (1793)



“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used to create them.”

 — Albert Einstein