Blessed are the ignorant: A darshan diary by Osho (Chapter 16, ‘If you Know how to Receive the Answer then just Being Close to me the Question Disappears,’ 21 December 1976, Chuang Tzu Auditorium, Rajneesh Foundation, Pune, India, 1978).
Ordinarily what people think is strength is nothing but ego - and real strength is not ego. The strength that comes through ego is not real strength either...it is just a facade. You hide all your weaknesses inside and you paint your outside. You write on it in large letters, 'VERY STRONG.' You create an armour around you.
“Be willing to be in the presence of fear. Allow fear a place in your comfort zone.” - Betty Perkins (Lion Taming. The courage to deal with difficult people including yourself, Tzedakah Publications, CA., U.S., 1995, p.53).