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One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.
Jean Anouilh

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
Charles Baudelaire

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 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

God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me.
Thomas Huxley

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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's not always a bed of roses, but the blend of characters makes the
strength of the team.' - A team-building tip
Steve Redgrave

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.
Cesare Pavese

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.
Havelock Ellis

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

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

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

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



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