"Strength was the virtue of paganism obedience is the virtue of Christianity."
"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."David Hare on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."David Hare 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."David Hare on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."David Hare on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."David Hare on Ernest Hemingway
"Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail."
"The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry."
"Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature."