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[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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

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

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

'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

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

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

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Samuel Johnson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

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

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

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

Whoever commits a crime strengthens his enemy.
Daniel O'Connell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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