quotes tagged with 'fortitude'

Whatever he says, let his inner resolution be not to bear whatever comes to him, but to bear it 'for a reasonable period'—and let the reasonable period be shorter than the trial is likely to last. It needs not be much shorter; in attacks on patience, chastity, and fortitude, the fun is to make the man yield just when (had he but known i) relief was almost in signt.
Author: C. S. Lewis, Source: The Screwtape LettersSaved by richardkmiller in endurance patience resolution fortitude 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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