"Few men during their lifetime comes anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used."
"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."Richard E. Byrd on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Richard E. Byrd 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."Richard E. Byrd on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Richard E. Byrd on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Richard E. Byrd on Ernest Hemingway