"Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height, and there was a noticeable disproportion between the long trunk of his body and his short legs. His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs."
"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."Henry Villard on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Henry Villard 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."Henry Villard on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Henry Villard on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Henry Villard on Ernest Hemingway
"He surprised me by his familiarity with details of movements and battles which I did not suppose had come to his knowledge. As he kept me talking for over half an hour, I flattered myself that what I had to say interested him."