„It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you.“

—  Arthur Conan Doyle, livro The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
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„Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.“

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„Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.“

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„Courage in danger is half the battle.“

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„Have the courage to have your wisdom regarded as stupidity.“

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„Most men are rather stupid, and most of those who are not stupid are, consequently, rather vain.“

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