Strength Quotes

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices. [Ain't that the truth Francis]
Francis Jeffrey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
Dwight Eisenhower

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

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

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

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

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

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

That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.
Noel Coward

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

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

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

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

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

The strength of Olympism comes to it from that which is simply human, hence worldwide is its essence.
Baron Pierre De Coubertin

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

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

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
Lao Tzu

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



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