Strength Quotes

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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

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

A Thaum is the basic unit of magical strength. It has been universally established as the amount of magic needed to create one small white pigeon or three normal-sized billiard balls.
Terry Pratchett

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

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

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

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

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

Sir, I salute your courage, your strength, and your indefatigability [to Saddam Hussein]
George Galloway

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

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack
Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

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

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

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

My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.
Michael Jordan

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

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

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



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