"Intensity like signal strength will generally fall off with distance from the source, although it also depends on the local conditions and the pathway from the source to the point."
"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."Charles Francis Richter on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Charles Francis Richter 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."Charles Francis Richter on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Charles Francis Richter on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Charles Francis Richter on Ernest Hemingway