"Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness and remember your 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."Joseph Barber Lightfoot on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Joseph Barber Lightfoot 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."Joseph Barber Lightfoot on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Joseph Barber Lightfoot on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Joseph Barber Lightfoot on Ernest Hemingway
"I will not be discouraged by failure I will not be elated by success."
"The success and the failure are not my concern, but His."
"We do not realise that we are children of eternity. If we did, then success would be no success, and failure would be no failure to us."
"The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it."
"Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee."