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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.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Leonardo da Vinci
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
Saint Francis de Sales
Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.