They who can give up essential Liberty to obtain a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
It is absolutely necessary, for the peace and safety of mankind, that some of earth’s dark, dead corners and unplumbed depths be let alone; lest sleeping abnormalities wake to resurgent life, and blasphemously surviving nightmares squirm and splash out of their black lairs to newer and wider conquests.
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth; and truth rewarded me.
I feel a certain calm. There is safety in the midst of danger. What would life be if we didn’t dare to take things in hand?