"If only the strength of the love that people feel when it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive as the love we feel when it is not then marriages would be truly made in heaven."
"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."Ben Elton on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Ben Elton 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."Ben Elton on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Ben Elton on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Ben Elton on Ernest Hemingway
"I think trying to be cool is the worst possible ambition - and I have never suffered from it."
"Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them."
"I find the fact that billionaires are quoted as if the fact that they are billionaires gives them some kind of wisdom is outrageous."