"My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Alfred Lord Tennyson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Alfred Lord Tennyson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Alfred Lord Tennyson on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Alfred Lord Tennyson on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Alfred Lord Tennyson on Ernest Hemingway
"Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control these three alone lead one to sovereign power."
"Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell."
"Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change."
"Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?"
"All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move."