1. I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
2. Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die.
3. There's nothing so kingly as kindness, And nothing so royal as truth.
4 Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed with a kiss.
5. All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players.
6. I stand amid the eternal ways, And what is mine shall know my face.
7. All are architects of Fate, Working in these walls of Time
8. Here is no home, here is but wilderness
9. Ride, boldly ride," The shade replied, "If you seek for Eldorado!"
10. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
1. William Ernest Henley: "Invictus"
2. Alfred Lord Tennyson: "The Charge of the Light Brigade"
3. Alice Cary: "Nobility"
4. Patrick Henry: "The War Inevitable" (5th paragraph)
5. William Shakespeare: "Seven Ages of Man" in As You Like It
6. John Burroughs: "Waiting"
7. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: "The Builders"
8. Geoffrey Chaucer: "Ballade of Good Counsel"
9. Edgar Allan Poe: "Eldorado"
10. Elizabeth Barrett Browning: "How Do I Love Thee" (a sonnet)