And a few more.
Simple and brave, his faith awoke,
Ploughmen to struggle with their fate;
Armies won battles when he spoke,
And out of Chaos sprang the state.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
And one more, for Mr. Rumsfeld.
Loyalty to petrified opinion never broke a chain or freed a human soul.