Strength Quotes

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

True strength is delicate
Louise Nevelson

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

One should always aspire for increment of strength, food and long life because each of them is dependent on other.
Yajur Veda

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

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



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