Strength Quotes

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

It is important to strengthen... and buy new players
Rafael Benitez

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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

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

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

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

Mental toughness is many things. It is humility because it behooves all of us to remember that simplicity is the sign of greatness and meekness is the sign of true strength. Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.
Vincent T Lombardi

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

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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