"There are simply more young people than there ever were. You get this feeling of strength. Also, large numbers can be a drawback, making it difficult to lose one's anonymity."
"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."John Knowles on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."John Knowles 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."John Knowles on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."John Knowles on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."John Knowles on Ernest Hemingway
"Teenagers today are more free to be themselves and to accept themselves."