"There is a growing strength in women but it's in the forehead, not the forearm."
"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."Beverly Sills on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Beverly Sills 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."Beverly Sills on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Beverly Sills on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Beverly Sills on Ernest Hemingway
"In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us."
"My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires."
"Anger begins with folly, and ends with repentance."
"A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment."
"Art is the signature of civilizations."