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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

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

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

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

Leonardo DiCaprio (Quick and the Dead): 'When we see each other now, it's a very pleasant experience. It's beyond his being smart. He has something good inside of him, mate, that you can't destroy with this business. He's gone from strength to strength as an actor.'
Russell Crowe

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

It may be that religion is dead, and if it is, we had better know it and set ourselves to try to discover other sources of moral strength before it is too late.
Pearl Buck

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

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

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

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Samuel Johnson

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



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