"Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening."
-Gertrude Stein
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences.
-Susan B. Anthony
"I cannot believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next."
-Eleanor Roosevelt
"Just saying no prevents teenage pregnancy the way 'Have a nice day' cures chronic depression."
-Faye Wattleton
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature."
-Helen Keller
"Sanity is a cozy lie."
-Susan Sontag