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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
Eric Hoffer

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

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

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

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides

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

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

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

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

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

He is a man of great wisdom and knowledge. He is a man who serves the Lord.

We remember well a sermon at the pope's funeral in Rome. His words touched our hearts and the hearts of millions. We join with our fellow citizens and millions around the world who pray for continuous strength and wisdom. [on Pope Benedict XVI]
George Bush

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

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

I believe in the strength of my team and I'm confident we will do it. [on Euro 2004 struggles!]
Arsene Wenger

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

Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body.
Seneca

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

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

'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

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

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

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



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