Strength Quotes

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

One should always aspire for increment of strength, food and long life because each of them is dependent on other.
Yajur Veda

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
Lisa Murkowski

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

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

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

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

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

[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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

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

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

Sir, I salute your courage, your strength, and your indefatigability [to Saddam Hussein]
George Galloway

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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