"A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep."
"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."Vernon Howard on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Vernon Howard 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."Vernon Howard on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Vernon Howard on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Vernon Howard on Ernest Hemingway
"Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense."
"To change what you get you must change who you are."
"Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from."
"Freedom begins as we become conscious of it."
"We clearly realize that freedom's inner kingdom cannot be touched by exterior attacks."