« I’ll find strength in pain. And I will change my ways. I’ll know my name, and it’s called again. » ~Mumford and Sons
- "A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons… "A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break…
- "You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if… "You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes." - Walter M. Schirra Sr.
- Our Daily Bread – strength "Lord, thank You for entwining Your strength into my life. Lead me today to someone who needs the love of shared strength from resources that You have given to me." ~Our Daily Bread
- There are two ways of exerting one’s strength; one is… There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. -Booker T. Washington