Cyril Connolly: Hate and fear

“Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise. ”

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 1)

Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 1) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Work

English: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Li...

English: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum ID #65732 Eleanor Roosevelt at United Nations (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths. ”

Aristotle: Philosophy

I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law. –Aristotle, philosopher (384-322 BCE)

Portrait of Aristoteles. Pentelic marble, copy...

Portrait of Aristoteles. Pentelic marble, copy of the Imperial Period (1st or 2nd century) of a lost bronze sculpture made by Lysippos. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Thomas Jefferson: Shake off all the fears

Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear. -Thomas Jefferson, third US president, architect and author (1743-1826)

English: Cropped version of Thomas Jefferson, ...

English: Cropped version of Thomas Jefferson, painted by Charles Willson Peale. Philadelphia, 1791. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)