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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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

'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

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

With strength to meet sorrow, and faith to endure
Frances Sargent Osgood

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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

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

I look upon enthusiasm, in all other points but that of religion, to be a very necessary turn of mind; as indeed it is a vein which nature seems to have marked with more or less strength, in the tempers of most men. No matter what the object is, whether business, pleasures or the fine arts: whoever pursues them to any purpose must do so con amore
William Melmoth

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

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

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

Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show.
Mignon McLaughlin

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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



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