And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
Keep Going Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.
An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain - the equality of all men.
I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either.
I have an inward treasure born within me, which can keep me alive if all the extraneous delights should be withheld; or offered only at a price I cannot afford.
Nothing is more desirable than to be released from an affliction, but nothing is more frightening than to be divested of a crutch.
People don't ever seem to realize that doing what's right is no guarantee against misfortune.
The struggle to the top is in itself enough to fulfill the human heart. Sisyphus should be regarded as happy.
There are three modes of bearing the ills of life: by indifference, by philosophy and by religion.
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
Night brings our troubles to the light rather than banishes them.
Too much happens ... Man performs, engenders so much more than he can or should have to bear. That's how he finds that he can bear anything.
A great man does not lose his self-possession when he is afflicted; the ocean is not made muddy by the falling in of its banks.
I've had an unhappy life, thank God.
Do not show your wounded finger, for everything will knock up against it.
They sicken of the calm that know the storm.