Does being tough make you better than others? In the fifth It’s All About book, a hyena feels that being tough does just that. However, along comes another animal who gives the hyena a reason to think differently. After all, God desires for us to be tough with his strength. We all need to take heed to Proverbs 1:10 (TLB): “If young toughs tell you, ‘Come join us,’ turn your back on them.