"Insincerity is always weakness sincerity even in error is strength."
"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."George Henry Lewes on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."George Henry Lewes 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."George Henry Lewes on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."George Henry Lewes on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."George Henry Lewes on Ernest Hemingway
"Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving."
"Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed."
"Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination."
"Imagination is not the exclusive appanage of artists, but belongs in varying degrees to all men."
"Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art."