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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 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

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

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

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

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

Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while.
Jack Welch

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

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The wealth of rich feelings -the deep - the pure;
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

'In innocence there is no strength against evil,' said Sparrowhawk, a little wryly. 'But there is strength in it for good.'
Ursula Le Guin

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

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

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
Lisa Murkowski

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

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

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

Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.
Erma Bombeck

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

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

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

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

'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

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

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

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

My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
Malcolm Muggeridge

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer



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