"Strength does not have to be belligerent and loud."
"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."Russell Brand on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Russell Brand 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."Russell Brand on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Russell Brand on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Russell Brand on Ernest Hemingway
"When I was growing up, I thought I'd be a lot happier if I was famous and successful and if I had money."
"I don't know if this is the kind of retrospective analysis that people are fond of applying to their work or actions, but it feels like I knew I was going to be famous and I knew that an element of that would be traumatic, so that if I could make myself something big and otherworldly, it would be a kind of defence."