"Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough."
"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."Sextus Propertius on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Sextus Propertius 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."Sextus Propertius on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Sextus Propertius on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Sextus Propertius on Ernest Hemingway
"Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste, or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?"
"By gold all good faith has been banished by gold our rights are abused the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint."
"I am climbing a difficult road but the glory gives me strength."