Strength Quotes

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Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Samuel Johnson

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

Technically he is very, very sound. Everyone talks about mental strength, but you need belief in your own game to be mentally sound
Andrew Castle

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

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

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

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

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
Amos Bronson Alcott

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

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

Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show.
Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

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

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

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

'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

You had no right to be born; for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person's strength.
Charlotte Bronte

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

True strength is delicate
Louise Nevelson

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

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

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

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

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

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 awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Paul Cezanne

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

He is a man of great wisdom and knowledge. He is a man who serves the Lord.

We remember well a sermon at the pope's funeral in Rome. His words touched our hearts and the hearts of millions. We join with our fellow citizens and millions around the world who pray for continuous strength and wisdom. [on Pope Benedict XVI]
George Bush

'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

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

I think it's very important to try and play to your strengths irrespective of the court surface and conditions.
Tim Henman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

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

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

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

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

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

[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

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



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