Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul.
Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud.
Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the shade, And yet the menace of the years Finds, and shall find me, unafraid.
It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul. In August he chose instead to travel to Edinburgh to enlist the services of the distinguished English surgeon Joseph Lister: A memorable evocation of Victorian stoicism—the " stiff upper lip " of self-discipline and fortitude in adversity, which popular culture rendered into a British character trait—"Invictus" remains a cultural touchstone.
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Historical uses[ edit ] In a speech to the House of Commons on 9 SeptemberWinston Churchill paraphrased the last two lines of the poem, stating "We are still masters of our fate. We still are captains of our souls. James Stockdale recalls being passed the last stanza, written with rat droppings on toilet paper, from fellow prisoner David Hatcher.
I must be the captain of my soul and the master of my fate. But thank you for your offer.
In the film CasablancaCaptain Renault, an official played by Claude Rainsrecites the last two lines of the poem when talking to Rick Blaine, played by Humphrey Bogartreferring to his power in Casablanca.
After delivering this line, he is called away by an aide to Gestapo officer Major Strasser. Roosevelt, played by Ralph Bellamy.
The Invictus Games ; an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event created by Prince Harry in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sport, has featured the poem in its promotions.
Prior to the inaugural games in London inentertainers including Daniel Craig and Tom Hardyand athletes including Louis Smith and Iwan Thomasread the poem in a promotional video. I am the captain of my soul" are shown in a picture during the 25th minute of the film The Big Short.
The lyrics are changed from "I" to "we," alluding to a relationship. The poem was recited in an early commercial for the Microsoft Xbox One. The episode ends with Lucas reading the whole poem over a series of images that link the various characters to the themes of the poem.View the profiles of people named Destiny Henley.
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