It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees. Emiliano Zapata (1877 - 1919)
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm. Willa Cather (1873 - 1947), The Song of the Lark, 1915
If suffer we must, let's suffer on the heights. Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885), 'Les Malheureux'