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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

To have ego means to believe in your own strength. And to also be open to other people's views. It is to be open, not closed. So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas. My ego is responsible for my doing what I do - bad or good.
Barbra Streisand

'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

There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
Pat Riley

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
Lisa Murkowski

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

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

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