« Fear may induce the show of submission; but love only can truly subjugate a haughty spirit. » – Mary Cowden Clarke
- "A little work, a little sleep, a little love… "A little work, a little sleep, a little love and it's all over" - Mary Roberts Rinehart
- "In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing… "In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul." - Mary Renault
- Marcus Clarke – wilderness "Some see no beauty in our trees without shade, our flowers without perfume, our birds who cannot fly, and our beasts who have not yet learned to walk on all fours. But the dweller in the wilderness acknowledges the subtle charm of this fantastic land of monstrosities. He becomes familiar with the beauty of loneliness." ~Marcus Clarke, 1846-1881, writer, poet
- "Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear… "Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear paralyses us. Normal fear motivates us to improve our individual and collective welfare; abnormal fear constantly poisons and distorts our inner lives. Our problem is not to be rid of fear but, rather to harness and master it." - Martin Luther King Jr.