This seems apropos for today….
These words are usually attributed to F. Scott Fitzgerald from his short story “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”. Read as much as you’d like, but you won’t find this in any of Fitzgerald’s works. Apparently, the words are from the Benjamin Button screenplay. And thus, they are properly attributed to
Brad Pitt the movie’s screenwriter, Eric Roth. In uttering the lines, Brad Pitt may have used his artistic license to change the word “courage” to “strength”. Of course, he’s Brad Pitt, so well, you know, he can do that.
Regardless, they are beautiful words…