— Hal David American lyricist 1921 - 2012
Song The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
— Bayard Taylor United States poet, novelist and travel writer 1825 - 1878
— Stephen King, livre Bazaar
Source: Needful Things
— Shaka leader of the Zulu Kingdom 1787 - 1828
Following his mother's death, as reported in Shaka Zulu : The Rise of the Zulu Empire (1955) by E. A. Ritter, p. 319
Contexte: I need no bodyguard at all, for even the bravest men who approach me get weak at the knees and their hearts turn to water, whilst their heads become giddy and incapable of thinking as the sweat of fear paralyzes them. They know no other will except that of their King, who is something above, and below, this earth.
— William Henry Harrison American general and politician, 9th President of the United States (in office in 1841) 1773 - 1841
Letter to Simón Bolívar (27 September 1829). Quoted in James Hall, A Memoir of the Public Services of William Henry Harrison, of Ohio (Philadelphia, PA: Key & Biddle, 1836).
— John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton British politician and historian 1834 - 1902
Private notes, quoted in G. E. Fasnacht, Acton's Political Philosophy. An Analysis (1952), p. 60, n. 1
— Leo Tolstoy, livre Guerre et Paix
Bk. X, ch. 16
Source: War and Peace (1865–1867; 1869)
— Oscar Wilde, livre Le Portrait de Dorian Gray
Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray
„Love is of all the passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the body.“
— Voltaire French writer, historian, and philosopher 1694 - 1778
L'amour est de toutes les passions la plus forte, parce qu'elle attaque à la fois la tête, le cœur et le corps.
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— Gideon Levy Israeli journalist 1953
About Khalida Jarrar.
In a Democracy, Palestinian Lawmaker Khalida Jarrar Would Be Free (June 21, 2018)
„On that day all the gods looked down from heaven upon the ship and the might of the heroes, half-divine, the bravest of men then sailing the sea.“
— Apollonius of Rhodes, livre Argonautica
Original: (el) Πάντες δ᾽ οὐρανόθεν λεῦσσον θεοὶ ἤματι κείνῳ
νῆα καὶ ἡμιθέων ἀνδρῶν μένος, οἳ τότ᾽ ἄριστοι
Source: Argonautica (3rd century BC), Book I. Preparation and Departure, Lines 547–549 (tr. R. C. Seaton)
„For those who know the value of and exquisite taste of solitary freedom (for one is only free when alone), the act of leaving is the bravest and most beautiful of all.“
— Isabelle Eberhardt Swiss explorer and author 1877 - 1904
Source: The Nomad: The Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt
— Alexander the Great King of Macedon -356 - -323 avant J.-C.
After being asked, by his generals on his deathbed, who was to succeed him. It has been speculated that his voice may have been indistinct and that he may have said "Krateros" (the name of one of his generals), but Krateros was not around, and the others may have chosen to hear "Kratistos" — the strongest. As quoted in The Mask of Jove: a history of Graeco-Roman civilization from the death of Alexander to the death of Constantine (1966) by Stringfellow Barr, p. 6
„Sometimes, everything in the world seems to be lined up against you. All the evidence says you ought to run the other way. Make the bravest choice, not the safest. It's not the best advice, but it's all I have to offer“
— Linda Lael Miller American writer 1949
Source: The Rustler