Quotes 1 till 9 of 9.
Mortimer J. Adler
American philosopher, educator, and popular 1902-2001+1
Habits are formed by the repetition of particular acts. They are strengthened by an increase in the number of repeated acts. Habits are also weakened or broken, and contrary habits are formed by the repetition of contrary acts.
Alexis de Tocqueville
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-18590
Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot. How is it possible that society should escape destruction if the moral tie is not strengthened in proportion as the political tie is relaxed? And what can be done with a people who are their own masters if they are not submissive to the Deity?
Even if the whole world were to fall to pieces, the unity of the psyche would never be shattered. And the wider and more numerous the fissures on the surface, the more the unity is strengthened in the depths.Source: Civilization in Transition (1964)
Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-18930
Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.
French actress, singer and dancer 1934-0
If we don't get an answer, we will, strengthened by the support we receive, try to overthrow the government.
Viktor E. Frankl
Austrian psychiatrist 1905-0
Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it-likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them.
American humorist 1815-18850
Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
The finished product is often of less importance than the skills and confidence gained through the process and the way in which the community is strengthened through people in it work and are brought together.
American writer 1880-1968-1
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.