"Death used to announce itself in the thick of life but now people drag on so long it sometimes seems that we are reaching the stage when we may have to announce ourselves to death. It is as though one needs a special strength to die, and not a final weakness."
"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."Ronald Blythe on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Ronald Blythe 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."Ronald Blythe on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Ronald Blythe on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Ronald Blythe on Ernest Hemingway