Strength Quotes

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Here is bread, which strengthens man's heart, and therefore is called the staff of Life
Matthew Henry

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

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

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

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

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
Lisa Murkowski

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

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

I believe in the strength of my team and I'm confident we will do it. [on Euro 2004 struggles!]
Arsene Wenger

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

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

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

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

The apple cannot be stuck back on The Tree of Knowledge; once we begin to see, we are doomed and challenged to seek the strength to see more, not less.
Arthur Miller

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

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

Marriage hath in it less of beauty but more of safety, than the single life; it hath more care, but less danger, it is more merry, and more sad; it is fuller of sorrows, and fuller of joys; it lies under more burdens, but it is supported by all the strengths of love and charity, and those burdens are delightful.
Bishop Jeremy Taylor

His serve and his fitness have improved hugely, but his biggest strength is the fact he does not have a weakness in his game
Andrew Castle

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

Character cannot be developed in peace and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller

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

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

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

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

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

Whoever commits a crime strengthens his enemy.
Daniel O'Connell

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

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

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

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

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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



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