Strength Quotes

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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

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

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

As we look upon that agony and those tearful prayers, let us not only look with thankfulness; but let that kneeling Saviour teach us that in prayer alone can we be forearmed against our lesser sorrows; that strength to bear flows into the heart that is opened in supplication; and that a sorrow which we are made able to endure is more truly conquered than a sorrow which we avoid
Alexander Maclaren

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'It's not always a bed of roses, but the blend of characters makes the
strength of the team.' - A team-building tip
Steve Redgrave

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

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

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

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

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

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

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength
Charles Lamb

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

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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

True strength is delicate
Louise Nevelson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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