…we could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstances.
One day in retrospect the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
My centre is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.
There is in every true woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles
The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it, a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
The one resolution, which was in my mind long before it took the form of a resolution, is the key-note of my life. It