"If I had not some strength of will I would make a first class drunkard."
"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."Ernest Shackleton on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Ernest Shackleton 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."Ernest Shackleton on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Ernest Shackleton on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Ernest Shackleton on Ernest Hemingway