Hale White — British Writer born on December 22, 1831, died on March 14, 1913

William Hale White, known by his pseudonym Mark Rutherford, was a British writer and civil servant... (wikipedia)

A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.
There is always a multitude of reasons both in favor of doing a thing and against doing it. The art of debate lies in presenting them; the art of life lies in neglecting ninety-nine hundredths of them.
Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an instrument with which to worry myself.