Broken or strong?

“Life breaks us all and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”Ernest Hemingway

You know what they say… what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. But I suppose that what doesn’t kill you simply makes you wish it did. And then, if you somehow find enough inner strength to go on, builds you up.

The things is, all that matters is the power that resides within us. It’s the power to be in control, to handle everything life throws at you.

But remember: what you give power to has power over you.

So don’t give up your power, don’t let the world break you. Fight on, no matter what. And, besides, strength is just the ability to keep moving forward long after you thought you couldn’t go on.

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10 thoughts on “Broken or strong?

  1. Love the quote by Hemingway. I would like to make the comparison to a workout. Your muscles must breakdown before they build up.

  2. We are living in a “dog eat dog” society. It is all about self-centredness and self-satisfaction. Gone are the days of community participation on a reasonable scale. We do not even know our neighbors. In some countries, neighbors are spying on each other. There are even something called “Neighbor Law”. It is sad that trust is no more.

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