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That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.
Noel Coward

No good writer was ever long neglected; no great man overlooked by men equally great. Impatience is a proof of inferior strength, and a destroyer of what little there may be
Walter Landor

Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth
Dwight Eisenhower

True strength is delicate
Louise Nevelson

In times of trouble or personal suffering remember that you always have the opportunity to make earnest request to God through your prayers for the strength you need to continue.
Patrick Gordon

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.
George Eliot

The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them.
John Adair

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

My own political future depends on my own strength of character dealing with the points that are raised.
Charles Clarke

No young man starting in life could have better capital than plenty of friends. They will strengthen his credit, support him in every great effort, and make him what, unaided, he could never be. Friends of the right sort will help him more - to be happy and successful - than much money...
Orison Swett Marden

O! It is excellent To have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant (Measure For Measure, Act 2 Scene 2)
William Shakespeare

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength
Charles Lamb

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Henry Ward Beecher

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Woodrow Wilson

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

Some people strengthen the society just by being the kind of people they are.
John Gardner

Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while.
Jack Welch

Union of the weakest develops strength not wisdom. Can all men, together, avenge one of the leaves that have fallen in autumn? But the wise man avenges by building his city in snow.
Wallace Stevens

If you haven't the strength to impose your own terms upon life, you must accept the terms it offers you.
T S Eliot

Whoever commits a crime strengthens his enemy.
Daniel O'Connell

Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life
Matthew Henry

God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me.
Thomas Huxley

Mental toughness is many things. It is humility because it behooves all of us to remember that simplicity is the sign of greatness and meekness is the sign of true strength. Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.
Vincent T Lombardi

I feel that I contributed well, but my strength and energy in that department is running out. I made, not friendships, never got anywhere like that, but you know I've formed slight bonds with people and they were lovely and gracious
Lesley Brain

Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
Sigmund Freud

His serve and his fitness have improved hugely, but his biggest strength is the fact he does not have a weakness in his game
Andrew Castle

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Eleanor Roosevelt

There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
Pat Riley

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

He is a man of great wisdom and knowledge. He is a man who serves the Lord.

We remember well a sermon at the pope's funeral in Rome. His words touched our hearts and the hearts of millions. We join with our fellow citizens and millions around the world who pray for continuous strength and wisdom. [on Pope Benedict XVI]
George Bush

He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.
Cesare Pavese

With strength to meet sorrow, and faith to endure
Frances Sargent Osgood

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.
Michael Jordan

Somewhere in there the grace of a ballet dancer joins with the strength of an SAS squaddie, the dignity of an ancient kind, the nerve of a bomb disposal officer [on being a goalkeeper!]
Eamonn Dunphy

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
John Muir

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
Amos Bronson Alcott

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

I believe in the strength of my team and I'm confident we will do it. [on Euro 2004 struggles!]
Arsene Wenger

'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.
Havelock Ellis

Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
George Sand

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Louis Pasteur

My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

The strength of Olympism comes to it from that which is simply human, hence worldwide is its essence.
Baron Pierre De Coubertin

Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity.
David Hare

There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
Booker T Washington

I think what weakens people most is fear of wasting their strength.
Etty Hillesum

Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Strength is a matter of the made-up mind.
John Beecher

I think it's very important to try and play to your strengths irrespective of the court surface and conditions.
Tim Henman



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