Line(s) of the Day #NikiLauda

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I’ve been through a lot and I realise the future can’t be controlled. I’m not worried. You can always learn to overcome difficulties.”

“You appreciate that it is very easy to die and you have to arrange your life to cope with that reality.”

It was with great sadness I read that Formula 1 great Niki Lauda had passed away at the age of 70. Courage comes in many forms and he had it throughout his life. The courage to go against his family’s wishes and follow his dream, the courage to drive a car at the fastest of speeds on all kinds of tracks and the courage to race (and win) again after a horrific accident that had lasting physical and mental damage. Farewell Niki Lauda, who was always far more than a 3 time Formula 1 World Champion.

Line(s) of the Day #WinstonChurchill

winston_churchillSuccess is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Sir Winston Churchill, the iconic British Prime Minster who helped save the world against Nazi ambition. He also won the Nobel Prize for Literature. (1874 – 1965)

Line(s) of the Day #RobertFalconScott

Robert Falcon Scott

Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance, and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.

The explorer Robert Falcon Scott (on the fatal expedition to the South Pole (1869-1912). The picture shows the crew Edward WilsonHenry BowersLawrence Oates and Edgar Evans, who all failed to return.