"Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads."
"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 Wadsworth Longfellow on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 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 Wadsworth Longfellow on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Ernest Hemingway
"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
"The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art."
"For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art."
"Resolve and thou art free."
"The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain."