"True strength is delicate."
"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."Louise Berliawsky Nevelson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Louise Berliawsky Nevelson 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."Louise Berliawsky Nevelson on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Louise Berliawsky Nevelson on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Louise Berliawsky Nevelson on Ernest Hemingway
"I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it's a painful, difficult search within."