"It requires more strength to be gentle, so it's the everyday encounters of life that I think we've prepared children for and prepared them to be good to other people and to consider other people."
"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."Bob Keeshan on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Bob Keeshan 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."Bob Keeshan on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Bob Keeshan on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Bob Keeshan on Ernest Hemingway