Strength Quotes

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The strength of the Democratic Party of Cook County is not something that just happened.
Richard J Daley

Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show.
Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

Boxing isn't just about brute strength; it's about skill and outwitting your opponent.
Lennox Lewis

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

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

'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

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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

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

Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm.
Jean Paul Richter

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

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
Lisa Murkowski

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

We plainly perceive that the mind strengthens and decays with the body.
Lucretius

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

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

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

There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices. [Ain't that the truth Francis]
Francis Jeffrey

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Vincent T Lombardi

'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

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

We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. In the faith that looks through death, in years that bring the philosophic mind.
John Bacon

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

These terrorists attacked without warning on 11 September 2001. They have attacked in Madrid, in Jakarta, in Morocco.

This is a worldwide war against ideals. There is no separate peace to be made with terrorism.

They are after our way of life and we have to deal with them. There is no other way other than with strength. [on the London terrorist attack, 7th July 2005]
Condoleezza Rice

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

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

There is strength deep-bedded in our hearts, of which we reck but little till the shafts of heaven have pierced its fragile dwelling. Must not earth be rent before her gems are found?
Felicia Hemans

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

Clay is and always has been my favourite surface. It is not only a test of your tennis to play on this but also your strength, patience and willpower in a long match.
Alex Corretja

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

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

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

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

There is a growing strength in women but it's in the forehead, not the forearm.
Beverly Sills

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

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



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