1. "Stout as a horse"
- Quote by Walt Whitman
2. "When rocks impregnable are not so stout, Nor gates of steel so strong, but Time decays?"
- William Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Sonnets
3. "Strength and a stout heart are hazardous qualities where they cannot prevail."
- Gene Wolfe, Return to the Whorl: The Final Volume of 'The Book of the Short Sun'
4. "No wonder tragedy wields the only hammer stout enough to crack the resilient bubble of complacency"
- Mark Frost, The List of 7
5. "Forge ahead, O mighty enforcer of the law. May you be stout of heart and eardrum."
- Franny Billingsley, Chime
6. "Perry, the manager, had come up with him, in trousers and bathrobe. He was a stout, jovial-looking man ordinarily, but right now he was only stout. ("The Room With Something Wrong")"
- Quote by Cornell Woolrich
7. "...and you would be unutterably flibbergasted if you knew the number of stout bicycles that partake serenely of humanity."
- Flann O'Brien, The Dalkey Archive
8. "Bert was short and stout. Cec was tall and lanky. Between them, there was nothing that they could not reach."
- Kerry Greenwood, Death at Victoria Dock
9. "The devout belief that the world is explainable is both a terrible vulnerability and a stout shield."
- Quote by Patricia Briggs
10. "So much of being able to hike the PCT depended upon mind control: the stout decision to move forward, regardless."
- Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail