We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.
We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for such, but for what we are capable of being.
To be liberated, woman must feel free to be herself, not in rivalry to man but in the context of her own capacity and her personality.
The man to whom life is alien, who is incapable of living, nothing else remains for him, but to become an official.[Kому чужда жизнь, кто неспособен к ней, тому больше ничего не остается, как стать чиновником.]
Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.