Strength Quotes

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

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

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

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

'Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.'
Arnold Schwarzenegger

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

No good writer was ever long neglected; no great man overlooked by men equally great. Impatience is a proof of inferior strength, and a destroyer of what little there may be
Walter Landor

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

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

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

Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
Billy Graham

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

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

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

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

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

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

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
Lisa Murkowski

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

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

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

Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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 awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Paul Cezanne

Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.
John Abbott

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

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

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

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

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

[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

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

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

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

Charles Kennedy must think hard about whether he has the personal strength to fight the triple demons of the Labour Party, the Conservative Party and the drink problem.
Sandra Gidley

Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
Franklin D Roosevelt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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