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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

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

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

Strength is a matter of the made-up mind.
John Beecher

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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

The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
Robert G Ingersoll

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

The apple cannot be stuck back on The Tree of Knowledge; once we begin to see, we are doomed and challenged to seek the strength to see more, not less.
Arthur Miller

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

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

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

The wealth of rich feelings -the deep - the pure;
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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I look upon enthusiasm, in all other points but that of religion, to be a very necessary turn of mind; as indeed it is a vein which nature seems to have marked with more or less strength, in the tempers of most men. No matter what the object is, whether business, pleasures or the fine arts: whoever pursues them to any purpose must do so con amore
William Melmoth

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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