"Any act often repeated soon forms a habit and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel."
"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."Tryon Edwards on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Tryon Edwards 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."Tryon Edwards on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Tryon Edwards on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Tryon Edwards on Ernest Hemingway
"To rule one's anger is well to prevent it is better."
"Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past."
"Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven."
"Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end."
"We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven."