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Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
Cesare Pavese

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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 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

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

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

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

He has shown, as perhaps the most successful chancellor in our country's history, that he's got the strength and the experience and the judgment to make a great prime minister. [yes Tony we all love the fact he destroyed everyone's pension]
Tony Blair

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

To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For us the biggest change in the Australian market over the last five to ten years has been local companies becoming more international in their focus, which plays to our strengths.
Stuart Davis

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

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

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

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



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