Acting strong needs friends to tell them how great they are, being strong needs friends they can help become great.
Acting strong looks around after a PR to see who's watching, being strong puts more weight on.
Acting strong is hurtfully honest, being strong is honestly helpful.
Acting strong is there for whomever is there for them, being strong is always there.
Acting strong waits to see the outcome, being strong makes the outcome.
Acting strong needs an entourage, being strong builds a community.
Acting strong needs applause, being strong needs to make others feel like they are applauded.
Acting strong is the loudest coward, being strong is quietest fighter.
Acting strong waits for a better day, being strong lives everyday like its their last.
Acting strong will bow to a tyrant in hopes they may become one, being strong will rise against one.
Acting strong will pray as a last resort, being strong will pray as a first step.
Acting strong will give opinions, being strong will hear opinions...and keep going.
Acting strong will display trophies of themselves, being strong will display trophies of others.
Acting strong has unending pride, being strong can't be humble enough.
Acting strong joins a team so they can play, being strong joins a team so it can win.
Acting strong interrupts, being strong interprets.
Acting strong sets standards that value themselves, being strong sets standards that show value in others.
Acting strong is a burden, being strong carries them.
Acting strong fears the strong, being strong fears their own strength.
Acting strong will do anything to be accepted, being strong searches for those in need of acceptance.
Acting strong needs proof to believe, being strong is the proof others believe in.
Acting strong has no weakness, being strong is weakness overcome time and time again.