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Top 100 Quotes About Fortitude

#1. The brave man uses wrath for his own act, above all in attack, 'for it is peculiar to wrath to pounce upon evil. Thus fortitude and wrath work directly upon each other. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#2. Life is not about getting everything right, as much as it's about working to live right. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#3. For me drive means a combination of a willingness to work hard, emotional fortitude, enormous powers of concentration and a refusal to admit defeat. At - Author: Alex Ferguson
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#4. If you don't believe in yourself, and you don't have the fortitude to make that dream happen, why should the hotshots in the publishing world take a chance on you? I don't believe that you need an MFA to be a writer, but I do think you need to take some good workshops. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#5. Since our persons are not of our own making, when they are such as appear defective or uncomely, it is, methinks, an honest and laudable fortitude to dare to be ugly. - Author: Richard Steele
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#6. No matter what your current condition, how or where you grew up, or what education or training you feel you lack, you can be successful in your chosen endeavor. It is spirit, fortitude, and hardiness that matter more than where you start. - Author: Jack Ma
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#7. ". . . be of good cheer, I have overcome the world" (16:33). Unyielding spiritual fortitude is what we need. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#8. It's daring and challenging to be young and poor, but never to be old and poor. Whatever resources of good health, character, and fortitude you bring to retirement, remember, also, to bring money. - Author: Jane Bryant Quinn
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#9. Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues. - Author: John Locke
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#10. I'd never exactly wanted a reputation - frankly, I'd spent most of my life just trying to fade into the background of almost every situation I was in - but I'd apparently, despite my best efforts, secured one for myself. Fortitude Scott - Holy Shit, We're Glad You're Not Your Sister. - Author: M.L. Brennan
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#11. I have to keep facing the darkness. If I stand tall and face the thing I fear, I have a chance to conquer it. If I just keep dodging and hiding it will conquer me. - Author: Mary Pope Osborne
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#12. I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude. - Author: Desi Arnaz
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#13. Fortitude, determination ... in a way they're things that I idealize myself and am curious about. - Author: Stephen Lang
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#14. There is a natural firmness in some minds, which cannot be unlocked by trifles, but which, when unlocked, discovers a cabinet of fortitude. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#15. God know that a mother need fortitude and courage and tolerance and flexibility and patience and firmness and nearly every other brave aspect of the human soul. - Author: Phyllis McGinley
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#16. This was a mental game as much as a physical challenge, designed to reinforce the fact that staying focused and motivated is absolutely critical to mission success and basic survival in war. - Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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#17. The fortitude which has encountered no dangers, that prudence which has surmounted no difficulties, that integrity which has been attacked by no temptation, can at best be considered but as gold not yet brought to the test, of which therefore the true value cannot be assigned. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#18. A man's word and his intestinal fortitude are two of the most honorable virtues known to mankind. - Author: Jim Nantz
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#19. Receptiveness is a rare and massive power, like fortitude. - Author: George Eliot
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#20. I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds. - Author: Louis Nizer
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#21. It's been perfect. I can still ride a subway and work with great people. I can't imagine being Julia Roberts. I don't have the fortitude to withstand that kind of attention. - Author: Jennifer Beals
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#22. Start with a cry, end with a smile. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#23. When the day of misfortune comes and (comes it must sooner or later to all )we may be prepared with Christian fortitude to endure the shock. - Author: Henry Kirke White
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#24. In struggling with misfortunes lies the true proof of virtue. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#25. Most important, the reason I wrote this book is to serve as proof that miracles do happen, that love can and does heal wounds, that there is hope for those with the courage and fortitude to seek healing. - Author: Rachel Reiland
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#26. It is easy in adversity to despise death; he has real fortitude who dares to live and be wretched. - Author: Martial
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#27. I never studied on fighting demons, but that don't mean I aim to let this one defeat us. The dark ones have their share of limitations too. - Author: Erik Bundy
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#28. Beauty is given to dolls, majesty to haughty vixens, but mind, feeling, passion and the crowning grace of fortitude are the attributes of an angel. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#29. One of the duties of fortitude is to keep the weak from receiving injury; another, to check the wrong motions of our own souls; a third, both to disregard humiliations, and to do what is right with an even mind. All these clearly ought to be fulfilled by all Christians, and especially by the clergy. - Author: Saint Ambrose
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#30. What is a good man if not one who does not believe in himself to the exclusion of others? ... He was asked to bear what cannot be borne--what should not be borne. I hope never to be so tested, for I have it on the best authority that I will not bear it. - Author: Norman Lock
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#31. A bit of luck a lot of perseverance and sustained fortitude we can overcome any impediment that life may present to us. - Author: Archibald Gumiro
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#32. The job required the luxurious useless indoor fortitude it has always been my fortune to enjoy. - Author: Gary Lutz
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#33. For some, times of change can be trying. But these times can also present great opportunity, a chance for us to show what we're made of, to show our dignity and fortitude. A chance for us to grow. - Author: Kimberly Derting
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#34. Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#35. There's not a single thing in this world you can't accomplish, sweetness, with hard work, fortitude, and love. Just set your mind to it and march ahead. Never let anyone rob you of your dreams. - Author: Caroline Fyffe
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#36. Being our best is asking how can we take ourselves to the precipice of our own limits in any and every situation? - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#37. It is not his body which makes a man strong, but his spirit. Nothing on the outside, but only that which comes from within. - Author: Jocelyn Murray
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#38. Grounded leaders are present for others, operate with fortitude, and influence with the full impact of their vision and strength. - Author: Catherine Robinson-Walker
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#39. The water never stops, never gives up, and denies no faults in the path it takes," he explained, my eyes still focused down the ravine, "It moves silently, only a mere trickle to entertain itself as it causes a massive gash in the world. This, Zack, is true power. - Author: Daniel "Z" Hastings
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#40. To be strong, to steer straight onward, to dare to praise God, to sit alone and keep silence because He has laid it upon us, to put our mouths in the dust, if so be there may be hope
here is fortitude indeed. - Author: F.B. Meyer
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#41. Everyone thinks they can be a writer. Most people dont understand whats involved. The real writers persevere. The ones that dont either dont have enough fortitude and they probably wouldnt succeed anyway, or they fall in love with the glamour of writing as opposed to the writing of writing. - Author: Peter McWilliams
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#42. It is worth living long enough to outlast whatever sense of grievance you may acquire. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#43. I saw a man climb a mountain with no feet or hands and barely a stump for each arm and leg. At once I realized there was no excuse at all for me not to scale my own mountains. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#44. Winning requires reaching inside of yourself for that extra gear to accelerate challenges. - Author: Orrin Woodward
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#45. Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude. - Author: Philip Sidney
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#46. Marriage can bore you but there is a fortitude that comes from it, too. When you need to lean on it, you are so thankful that you can. - Author: Ellen Tien
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#47. Following Jesus is not about diligently keeping a set of rules or conjuring up the moral fortitude to lead good lives. It's about loving God and enjoying Him - Author: Francis Chan
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#48. drive means a combination of a willingness to work hard, emotional fortitude, enormous powers of concentration and a refusal to admit defeat. - Author: Alex Ferguson
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#49. After three decades of research, Zimbardo found that the healthiest, happiest, highest performers blend the best of both worlds. The optimal time perspective combines the energy, joy, and openness of Presents, with the strength, fortitude, and long-term vision of the Futures. - Author: Steven Kotler
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#50. My dad was a breeder. Most of his work happened in little test plots and didn't require much labor. He tried growing them for a while, and realized that farming is hard. It's just brutally hard. We didn't have the interest or fortitude to farm. - Author: Sanjay Rawal
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#51. It takes incredible fortitude to keep on the road, even though it's fun and it's rewarding and you can't complain, it's just a great life, but it takes a lot of energy. - Author: Kate Pierson
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#52. What Richard is talking about is instead admitting to the existence of negative thoughts, understanding where they came from and why they arrived, and then - with great forgiveness and fortitude - dismissing them. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#53. Generally with women, I have the finesse and mental fortitude of a rhinoceros charging through a watering hole. - Author: Kendall Ryan
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#54. Being confronted with one's worst nightmares is both a way of testing your mental fortitude and seeing where your heart lies. - Author: Rachel Hawkins
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#55. There's no path to being a writer that's applicable to everyone. Some young writers have the fortitude to work in a vacuum. For me, it was important to have some sense that my failures weren't unique. - Author: Jonathan Dee
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#56. If any man should conceive certain things as being really good, such as prudence, temperance, justice, fortitude, he would not after having first conceived these endure to listen to anything which should not be in harmony with what is really good. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#57. A Christian builds his fortitude on a better foundation than stoicism; he is pleased with every thing that happens, because he knows it could not happen unless it first pleased God, and that which pleases Him must be best. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#58. I try to view the challenges in my life not as annoyances, but as confirmations of fortitude. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#59. The necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude, and perseverance. - Author: Samuel Adams
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#60. Too few leaders have the emotional fortitude to take responsibility for failure. - Author: Paul Gibbons
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#61. Kindness is a source of relief to the soul of the giver, creating a sense of fortitude that is incomprehensible to those who do not know what kindness is all about. - Author: Janvier Chouteu-Chando
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#62. If, one day, I am able to find the fortitude to stare January 18, 2012 directly in the face, and then hand it to you as I see it, then you will know that I somehow began to emerge from this black hole reborn, with a renewed spirit. - Author: Zack Love
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#63. Roscoe Conkling was a man of superb courage. He not only acted without fear, but he had that fortitude of soul which bears the consequences of the course pursued without complaint. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#64. When you're a liar, a person of low moral fortitude, really any explanation you need to be true can be true. Especially if you're smart enough. You can figure out a way to justify anything. - Author: Samuel Witwer
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#65. They were all brave men when faced with death. If they had had half as much fortitude in the face of life, they would have been invincible. - Author: Donald Jack
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#66. Heroic people take risks to themselves to help others. There's nothing heroic about accepting $5 million to go out and run around chasing a ball, although you may show fortitude or those other qualities while you do it. - Author: Gregg Easterbrook
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#67. Who's willing to face the unknown- the difficulties, the disappointments, the surprises of the unfamiliar. If you're going to change, you have to face those things, and who's able? Who has the skillful means, the knowhow, the perseverance, the help, the fortitude to keep going? - Author: Surya Das
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#68. A grateful world, nation and cadre of surgeons general who followed in his shadow are forever indebted to Surgeon General Koop's wisdom, fortitude, integrity and selfless service. - Author: Richard Carmona
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#69. Pray for intestinal fortitude, work hard, and keep the faith. Oh, and pray for good luck, you're gonna need it. - Author: Jerry Reed
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#70. What grace is meant to do is to help good people, not to escape their sufferings, but to bear them with a stout heart, with a fortitude that finds its strength in faith. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#71. The most surprising thing, honestly, is that so few Americans know about the orphan trains. I was also surprised at the resilience and fortitude of the riders I met, their pragmatism and grace. I don't know whether this is a Midwestern trait or simply a human one. - Author: Christina Baker Kline
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#72. As a camel beareth labor, and heat, and hunger, and thirst, through deserts of sand, and fainteth not; so the fortitude of a man shall sustain him through all perils. - Author: Akhenaton
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#73. Family is what could motivate a man to knowingly house a spy. it could give him the fortitude to look her in the eye and pretend he cared. - Author: T.A. Maclagan
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#75. Hello, Fortitude," Chivalry said, his voice grave and calm. - Author: M.L. Brennan
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#76. The funny thing about an impossibility is that it tends to be a magnet for those who would prove it otherwise. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#77. For no wisdom is true wisdom if it does not direct all its prudence, fortitude, temperance, and justice towards that final state where God shall be all in all in an assured eternity and perfect peace. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#78. Shambhala does have unique teachings, as do many Buddhist traditions. For example, certain teachings within Shambhala have to do with raising the personal windhorse, or the energy of the individual, so a person has good fortitude to be able to live a good life. - Author: Sakyong Mipham
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#79. My dear man, a gourmand is a gentleman with the talent and fortitude to continue eating even when he is not hungry. - Author: Richard C. Morais
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#80. Becoming a failure requires no strength;
becoming a success requires great fortitude. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#81. There's no music in rest, but there's the making of music in it. And people are always missing that part of the life melody, always talking of perseverance and courage and fortitude; but patience is the finest and worthiest part of fortitude, and the rarest, too. - Author: John Ruskin
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#82. Happiness requires courage, stamina, persistence, fortitude, perseverance, bravery, boldness, valor, vigor, concentration, solidity, substance, backbone, grit, guts, moxie, nerve, pluck, resilience, spunk, tenacity, tolerance, will power, chutzpah, and a good thesaurus. - Author: Peter McWilliams
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#83. The real question, after all, is not the quantity of life, but its quality, its depth, its purity, its fortitude, its fineness of spirit and gesture of soul. - Author: Joseph Fort Newton
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#84. In that moment I found a power beyond any I'd had before, a will and a determination I would never have need if not for Lucinda, a fortitude I hadn't been able to find for a lesser cause. - Author: Gail Carson Levine
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#85. The first need of being is endurance; to endure with gladness if we can, with fortitude in any event. - Author: Bliss Carman
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#86. Let me be strong, for to be anything else is to languish in the abyss of compromise and to descend to places of impoverishment so destitute that they will squelch my soul and crush my heart. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#87. Being an entrepreneur is simply going from one mistake to the next. You must have the fortitude to continue on. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#88. Is anything truly impossible? Or is it that the path to our goals appears too unclear to follow? It seems to me that if you seek hard enough, pray hard enough, you usually stumble across a scattering of breadcrumbs that marks the trail leading to the goal you once considered beyond your reach. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#89. Ever since I was twelve, I dreamed of being an author. I just never had the fortitude to see any of my stories through to completion. I would start a book, get a few chapters in, and grow bored or get distracted by something else. - Author: Hugh Howey
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#90. Just as the earth that bears the man who tills and digs it, to bear those who speak ill of them, is a quality of the highest respect. - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#91. Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road. - Author: John Henry Jowett
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#92. An pretend and evil friend is haughty to be feared than a unmanageable beast; a unmanageable beast may mouthful your build up, but an evil friend fortitude mouthful your intellect. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#93. Freemasonry teaches not merely temperance, fortitude, prudence, justice, brotherly love, relief, and truth, but liberty, equality, and fraternity, and it denounces ignorance, superstition, bigotry, lust tyranny and despotism. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#94. Perfect wisdom has four parts: Wisdom, the principle of doing things aright. Justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private. Fortitude, the principle of not fleeing danger, but meeting it. Temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately. - Author: Plato
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#95. To fall is not to fail. To fail is to never fall because I never got up in the first place. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#96. One's own troubles can be borne with fortitude; only a monster of indifference can bear the sufferings of others with fortitude. - Author: Susan Ertz
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#97. Fortitude is a great help in distress. - Author: Plautus
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#98. Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish. - Author: David Mallet
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#99. War is an unpredictable beast. Once unleashed, it runs like a rabid dog, ravening friend or foe alike. It can drag on for years, a slow attrition of nerve and fortitude, or be over in one brilliant flash, an extravagant conflagration of flame and blood and waste. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#100. I don't know why it is, but I've never been able to bear with fortitude anything in the shape of a kid with golden curls. Confronted with one, I feel the urge to step on him or drop things on him from a height. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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