Nathaniel Hawthorne

“The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is, to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when to be obeyed.”


Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Blithedale Romance
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