He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.

Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969) American clergyman, author, teacher
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Added on 29-Jun-04 | Last updated 29-Jun-04
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