The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes
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The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool, the truest heroism is to resist the doubt, and the profoundest wisdom to know when it ought to be resisted and when it be obeyed.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist, dark romantic, and short story writer. Much of Hawthorne's writing centers on New England, many works featuring moral allegories with a Puritan inspiration. His fiction works are considered part of the Romantic movement and, more specifically, dark romanticism.

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