This nation was founded on one principle above all else: The requirement that we stand up for what we believe, no matter the odds or the consequences.
When the mob and the press and the whole world tell you to move, your job is to plant yourself like a tree beside the river of truth, and tell the whole world: ‘No, you move.’”
This quote was said by Captain America to Spider-Man. It was written by J. Michael Straczynski.
Explanation by a reader: Ideally, other people’s beliefs should not reign over what you feel is right. The press may tell you something is right, whereas it is wrong and that is why you must be able to follow your own heart at all times. What is right in the face of many people, when critically looked at, may not be right. It is not every figure presented by the politicians and mobs that is true, some are just illusions to blind people of the truth. Be resolute to whatever you make your mind to do and never allow any external influence reign over your decision.