It is always easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
One should never put on one’s best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth.
A desire to be in charge of our own lives, and a need for control is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.
Moral considerations must outweigh the mere blind struggle for existence in human affairs.
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.