"Use gentle means before you come to extremity, and whatever lesson you work him, and never take above half his strength, nor ride him till he is weary, but a little at a time and often."
"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."William Cavendish on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."William Cavendish 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."William Cavendish on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."William Cavendish on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."William Cavendish on Ernest Hemingway
"You must in all Airs follow the strength, spirit, and disposition of the horse, and do nothing against nature for art is but to set nature in order, and nothing else."