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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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

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

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

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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

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

There is strength deep-bedded in our hearts, of which we reck but little till the shafts of heaven have pierced its fragile dwelling. Must not earth be rent before her gems are found?
Felicia Hemans

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

'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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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

Strength is a matter of the made-up mind.
John Beecher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

There is a growing strength in women but it's in the forehead, not the forearm.
Beverly Sills

My own political future depends on my own strength of character dealing with the points that are raised.
Charles Clarke

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

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

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

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

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



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