Because what doesn’t kill you can also make you terribly ill.
It doesn’t make you stronger than you were before. It just makes you stronger than if it had killed you.
Stronger mentally. Not stronger physically…
You know it was Nietzsche said that, right? Not exactly Gospel.
What doesn’t kill you, makes you better at sensing the weather.
That which doesn’t kill me better watch out
Next time I’ll be ready
Horace is weak because it’s Friday, a weak day.
A Change in attitude may help…..
What doesn’t kill you weakens you so the next thing kills you.
it’s because you first must be threatened by something Horace… Check it out by kicking a gorilla…!
I hesitate to point this out, ‘cuz the adage sounds so good, but there are a lot of options to not being killed that don’t make one stronger, like being maimed, paralyzed, losing a limb, PTSD, …
Later it makes you stronger, much later.
Confused about the objective here, you’re disappointed because you are still weak? Try more do’es instead of don’ts, especially at the doughnut shop.
StrongER does not guarantee STRONG. Especially if you start out very weak.
Dr. Nietzsche said it first, “In time of war what does not kill you makes you stronger.” After his own experiences in the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) as an ambulance driver at the front. Some get shell shocked.
Shakespeare among others alluded to a wound or broken bone that heals extra thick and rigid with scar tissue. Related adage: “The falling out of faithful friends renewing is of love.”
July 31, 2015