"The virtue of paganism was strength the virtue of Christianity is obedience."
"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."Augustus Hare on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Augustus Hare 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."Augustus Hare on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Augustus Hare on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Augustus Hare on Ernest Hemingway
"The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak."
"Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?"
"To Adam Paradise was home. To the good among his descendants home is paradise."
"Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel."
"The intellect of the wise is like glass it admits the light of heaven and reflects it."