„It's easier to build strong children then repair broken men.“

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„Strong in all the Broken Places“

—  Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961

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„One is never so strong as when one is broken.“

—  Hazrat Inayat Khan, Thinking Like The Universe: The Sufi Path Of Awakening

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„That's the news from Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.“

—  Garrison Keillor American radio host and writer 1942
A Prairie Home Companion, News from Lake Wobegon, See also the Wikipedia article on the Lake Wobegon effect.

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„When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881
Books, Coningsby (1844), Contarini Fleming (1832), Part 6, Chapter 3

„We need strong, educated women to help us build a better world.“

—  Nick Drake (poet) British writer 1961
The Rahotep series, Book 3: Egypt: The Book of Chaos (2011), Ch 6

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„Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.“

—  Calvin Coolidge American politician, 30th president of the United States (in office from 1923 to 1929) 1872 - 1933

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„Nothing builds authority up like silence, splendor of the strong and shelter of the weak.“

—  Charles de Gaulle eighteenth President of the French Republic 1890 - 1970
Writings, Rien ne rehausse l'autorité mieux que le silence, splendeur des forts et refuge des faibles. in Le Fil de l'épée.

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