Strength Quotes

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Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.
Robert E Lee

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

I have arm-wrestled here and there... guys seem to want to test my strength.
Shania Twain

Once he strengthened up, you could do whatever you wanted on him. It was like driving a Ferrari rather than a Cortina [on Desert Orchid]
Colin Brown

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

Now is the time for us to strike. We must strengthen our foothold in Asia, to ensure no nation overtakes us.
Larry Summers

Leonardo DiCaprio (Quick and the Dead): 'When we see each other now, it's a very pleasant experience. It's beyond his being smart. He has something good inside of him, mate, that you can't destroy with this business. He's gone from strength to strength as an actor.'
Russell Crowe

One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.
Jean Anouilh

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

This decision will only strengthen the bond between women players and one of the world's great sporting events [on equal prize money at Wimbledon]
Maria Sharapova

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

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

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
Henry Miller

Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.
John Stuart Mill

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

The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life, and, having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.
Thomas Carlyle

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

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

My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
Malcolm Muggeridge

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

My family is like a sanctuary to me. I always turn to them for support and strength. I take comfort in knowing no matter which path I choose, my family stands behind me.
Benjamin Bratt

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

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

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

To have ego means to believe in your own strength. And to also be open to other people's views. It is to be open, not closed. So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas. My ego is responsible for my doing what I do - bad or good.
Barbra Streisand

The wealth of rich feelings -the deep - the pure;
With strength to meet sorrow, and faith to endure
Frances Sargent Osgood

'It's not always a bed of roses, but the blend of characters makes the
strength of the team.' - A team-building tip
Steve Redgrave

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

Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
Billy Graham

For us the biggest change in the Australian market over the last five to ten years has been local companies becoming more international in their focus, which plays to our strengths.
Stuart Davis

Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.
John Abbott

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

It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late.
Pearl Buck

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
Charles Baudelaire

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

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

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

Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
Michel Foucault

Rage cannot be hidden, it can only be dissembled. This dissembling deludes the thoughtless, and strengthens rage and adds, to rage, contempt.
James Baldwin

Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
Martin Amis

Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.
Erma Bombeck

'In innocence there is no strength against evil,' said Sparrowhawk, a little wryly. 'But there is strength in it for good.'
Ursula Le Guin

Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
Cesare Pavese

Character cannot be developed in peace and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller

It is important to strengthen... and buy new players
Rafael Benitez

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

Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
John Gardner



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