Buddhism Day by Day: Strength is Happiness & Victory in Itself
“Strength is happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness. When you wage a struggle, you might win or you might lose. But regardless of the short-term outcome, the very fact your continuing to struggle is proof of your victory as a human being. A strong spirit, strong faith and strong prayer — developing these is victory and the world of Buddhahood.”
Credit Daisaku Ikeda for the quote.