"Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure."
"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 Sand on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."George Sand 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 Sand on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."George Sand on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."George Sand on Ernest Hemingway
"Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age."
"The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment the eye of the body is not always that of the soul."
"Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius."
"Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument."
"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved."