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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

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

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

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
Lisa Murkowski

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

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

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

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

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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

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

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

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Samuel Johnson

[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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.
Simone De Beauvoir

Marriage hath in it less of beauty but more of safety, than the single life; it hath more care, but less danger, it is more merry, and more sad; it is fuller of sorrows, and fuller of joys; it lies under more burdens, but it is supported by all the strengths of love and charity, and those burdens are delightful.
Bishop Jeremy Taylor

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

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

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

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

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

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

He has shown, as perhaps the most successful chancellor in our country's history, that he's got the strength and the experience and the judgment to make a great prime minister. [yes Tony we all love the fact he destroyed everyone's pension]
Tony Blair

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

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

A Thaum is the basic unit of magical strength. It has been universally established as the amount of magic needed to create one small white pigeon or three normal-sized billiard balls.
Terry Pratchett

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

You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person's strength.
Charlotte Bronte

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

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
Dwight Eisenhower

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



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