I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress…
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Context: The American Crisis No. 1
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