Let any man show the world that he feelsAfraid of its bark and ’t will fly at his heels:Let him fearlessly face it, ’t will leave him alone:But ’t will fawn at his feet if he flings it a bone.
[They] will fearlessly commit both parties to favor mother love and the protection of the whooping crane, and to oppose the man-eating shark and the more unpopular forms of sin.Of party platforms. Quoted in Marc Gunther The House That Roone Built (1994).
I therefore fearlessly challenge the verdict which this house?is to give on the question now brought before it?whether, as the Roman, in days of old, held himself free from indignity, when he could say Civis Romanus sum; so also a British subject, in whatever land he may be, shall feel confident that the watchful eye and the strong arm of England will protect him against injustice and wrong.Palmerston, HenryJohnTemple, 3rd Viscount
I feel sorry for the man who has never known the bracing thrill of taking a stand and sticking to it fearlessly. Moral courage has rewards that timidity can never imagine. Like a shot of adrenaline, it floods the spirit with vitality.billy graham
Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition — in having to put forth the best within you.henry j. kaiser
You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it fearlessly.steve maraboli
My opinion of the liberty of the press is, that every man ought to be permitted to instruct his fellow subjects; that every man may fearlessly advance any new doctrines, provided he does so with proper respect to the religion and government of the country; that he may point out errors in the measures of public men; but he must not impute criminal conduct to them.Best, J., King v. Burdett (1820), 1 St. Tr. (N. S.) 120.
Conditions may, and are not unlikely to arise, some day, when the exercise of the power to impeach and remove the President may be quite as essential to the preservation of our political system as it threatened to become in this instance destructive of that system. Should that day ever come, it is to be hoped that the remedy of impeachment, as established by the Constitution, may be as patriotically, as fearlessly, and as unselfishly applied as it was on this occasion rejected.Edmund G. Ross, History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson … 1868 (1896, reprinted 1965), p. 173. Ross voted against conviction of Johnson for lack of evidence, though he knew it was political suicide. Dictionary of American Biography, vol. 8, pp. 175–76.
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