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

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

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

The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Thomas Paine

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

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

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

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

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

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Maya Angelou

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

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

If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
Barbara Bush

Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
Alfred Jarry

Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
Sir Arthur Helps

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Paul Cezanne

I will resist you with my last ounce of strength
Jean Luc Picard

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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

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

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

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

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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

[Tony Blair] is a world politician and, on top of that, a world politician who has succeeded in being re-elected recently, in contrast to some other of the union's leaders... I would guess that Blair's position will be strengthened.
Goran Persson

'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

The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being.
Lyndon Johnson

May your acceptance of this tremendous burden of service bear fruit in our world. May God give you strength for these new cares. [to Pope Benedict XVI]
Mary McAleese

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

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

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

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

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

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

True strength is delicate
Louise Nevelson



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