"If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited."
"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."Beatrice Webb on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Beatrice Webb 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."Beatrice Webb on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Beatrice Webb on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Beatrice Webb on Ernest Hemingway