"I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on."
"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."Robert Browning on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Robert Browning 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."Robert Browning on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Robert Browning on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Robert Browning on Ernest Hemingway
"What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold."
"What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew."
"A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with."
"Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?"
"Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beast's God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be."