We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Strength Quotes from Ronald Reagan, Abhay Deol, Andrei Sakharov, Saint Bernard, Branch Rickey. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Let us be shy no longer. Let us go to our strength. Let us offer hope. Let us tell the world that a new age is not only possible but probable.
It is definitely hard when you’re going against the tide. Of course, it is tough. But does that mean you can’t do it? No, it depends on your strength, stamina and ability to take so much power against you.
Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.
Truly, love is delightful and pleasant food, supplying, as it does, rest to the weary, strength to the weak, and joy to the sorrowful. It in fact renders the yoke of truth easy and its burden light.
I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places – uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me – I find fault.
I’ve come to the conclusion that beautiful women in the West aren’t comfortable finding strength in their femininity. They want to do masculine-oriented things to establish their femininity. It’s a contradiction.
To build my core strength, I do push-ups, sit-ups, crunches, on-the-spot running with bands, and individual runs.
My strength would be my honesty and my passion towards my work.
The source of my power and strength is God, and I know it, without a shadow of a doubt.
The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them.
The opponents and I are really one. My strength and skills only half of the equation. The other half is theirs. An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours creates a certain result.
The power of Haitian heritage and the strength of the Haitian people is tremendous. And Haiti holds a unique and rich role in the history of African Americans.
I’m taking each day one day at a time, and building up my strength and endurance. It’s crazy because it takes no time at all to lose everything you have and then so much time to gain it back.
I know that, like every woman of the people, I have more strength than I appear to have.
I would say wrestling gives you confidence. It gives you strength. It helps you learn discipline, and to know that you have to love the process and respect the process, and if you just keep going, you can accomplish anything.
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
In that I found being able to talk to my family about my feelings, praying for strength and realizing that our lives have a deep purpose and the journey of our lives is to find out what that is and express it, was the only way I could have gotten through it.
When a tradition gathers enough strength to go on for centuries, you don’t just turn it off one day.
I tell my daughter every morning, ‘Now, what are the two most important parts of you?’ And she says, ‘My head and my heart.’ Because that’s what I’ve learned in the foxhole: What gets you through life is strength of character and strength of spirit and love.
The joy of the mind is the measure of its strength.
Strength training is a fantastic microcosm for a man’s life: pushing yourself through discomfort, every single day, is the only way to make measurable progress. It’s one of the few ways to grow as a man.
When you have movies who help, who give belief and show strength, it’s good.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
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.
The puma… the cat… is not just about power and speed and strength… but it is also a very elegant animal. That’s what we’ve tried to reflect in our products.
We all have those things that even in the midst of stress and disarray, they energize us and give us renewed strength and purpose. These are our passions.
I’m not saying that every time I race I go to the very limit of my strength. But when the opportunity appears I consider it immoral not to take them.
The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America.
They say everything you go through in your childhood builds character and inner strength.
It takes strength to be kind; it’s not a weakness.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
We as men, need to give the Indian women all the strength that she needs, rightfully asking to be able to walk with head held high.
Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
I learned that there is an inner strength that blossoms when one cleanses themselves by processing and attempting to comprehend their situation and/or experience. Writing became my therapy!
Force has no place where there is need of skill.
I was the only child born to Josephine Perry that survived. Mama had six other children before me, and all had passed very quickly and very young, all succumbing to a combination of illness and disease and the lack of strength to fight off both.
Our strength is not just in the size of our defense budget, but in the size of our hearts, in the size of our gratitude for their sacrifice. And that’s not just measured in words or gestures.
Our strength in finance has led us to set up an international financial centre with medium and long-term objectives, especially to develop Islamic financial and insurance services.
‘Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
The strength of brand loyalty begins with how your product makes people feel.
I have been lucky to meet some incredible people who do not possess what you would traditionally class as power, but through their charisma, passion, and strength of character, they are able to achieve things that ‘richer or more powerful people’ could only dream of.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
My strength is my humility. When you are humble, people like you.
Without strength and courage it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.
I think it’s very refreshing to see women in cinema having strength and their own independent storyline.
Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The serve, I was too young and too small and… not enough powerful to have a good serve when I was young, so my forehand was always my signature shot. So I used to always run around my backhand, you know, use my forehand as much as I could, and so that’s why I think it’s my strength also today, you know.
For example, the Prime Minister earlier this year talked about the importance of the Arctic to our future. He’s right. A hundred years from now, the strength of Canada is going to be coming from our resources in the Arctic.
It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness.
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The strength of the Democratic Party of Cook County is not something that just happened.
Many a man’s strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.
There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
So many older people, they just sit around all day long and they don’t get any exercise. Their muscles atrophy, and they lose their strength, their energy and vitality by inactivity.
A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship is finding strength in the Word of God.
Academics don’t normally manage to alter people’s way of thinking through their strength of argument.
Whatever I lack in size and strength and speed, I kind of make up for in being grittier. When it comes to something like basketball I’m definitely not the best guy on the court, but I love elbowing and pushing people out or boxing them out.
I never won anything by myself. I was always strong because of help that gave me extra strength to win.
My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid.
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.
From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
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.
We can learn the art of fierce compassion – redefining strength, deconstructing isolation and renewing a sense of community, practicing letting go of rigid us-vs.-them thinking – while cultivating power and clarity in response to difficult situations.
Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
Right now, when we’re hearing so much disturbing and hateful rhetoric, it is so important to remember that our diversity has been – and will always be – our greatest source of strength and pride here in the United States.
As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union.
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
People say, ‘Where do you get your strength from?’ Well, where does an ape get his strength from? They are 20 times stronger than humans, and they don’t rely on a meat-based diet. They eat plants all day long. It’s a myth that you need meat for strength.
Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of heart to be an atheist.
As hard as it is, owning who you are and knowing what you want is the only sure path to affirmation… I want women to know they can get out of any situation if they return to their core source of strength: themselves.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.
There is no question in my mind that a ‘Brexit’ would deal a significant blow to the E.U.’s strength and resilience at exactly the moment when the West is under attack from multiple directions.
Living in America and, of course, just being women in general, we’ve got more strength than we think we do.
And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family was need something from someone. So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.
I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger.’ Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.
The soul that is within me no man can degrade.
I grew up in Nacogdoches, Texas… raised by my grandmother. We were very poor and had no indoor plumbing. My grandmother was a very religious woman, though, and she gave me a lot of faith and inner strength.
I’m God’s chosen child. I don’t worry or carry anything extra to feel the strength. I’ve always felt the power of God beside me. Your strength lies in instilling honesty, truth, and sincerity in you.
I would say darts is probably 15 per cent throwing. The rest of it is mental strength. Being able to hold your nerve.
It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one’s self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?
Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin. Now, they are so subtle, they can milk you with two notes. They can make you feel like they told you the whole universe. But I don’t know that yet. All I got now is strength. Maybe if I keep singing, maybe I’ll get it.
The very strength of a nation eventually proves to be its weakness.
I do not want medical men to discuss whether or not my work is valuable, because I know what it will do. I want them to tell me how best this new knowledge of rapidly restoring paralysed people to health and strength can be applied where it is needed.
People don’t understand the power of love and family and strength.
I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind.
He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.
We work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work.
I think our strength is this strong relationship we have all together.
Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.
Together we can build the Michigan we believe in, because we still have what we need most – the strength, the talent, the vision and the grit of the incredible people of this state.
Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.
The strength of the vampire is that people will not believe in him.
It takes so much strength to say to your ego, ‘You know what? You’re going to keep me lonely, so I have to ignore you.’
As a steward of the U.S.economy and financial systems, the Treasury has helped lay the groundwork for the American economy to become a model of strength, flexibility, dynamism, resiliency. This is a system that generates growth, creates jobs and wealth, rewards initiative, and fosters innovation.
Extraordinary circumstances often bring along with them extraordinary strength. No man knows, till the experiment, what he is capable of effecting.
I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire; of societies old and new; of lands and races different in history and origins but all, by God’s Will, united in spirit and in aim.
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
Only the gentle are ever really strong.
I realized then that the generations may change but the strength of our nation remains solid.
Few men during their lifetime comes anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.
Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.
Public corruption is the FBI’s top criminal priority. The threat – which involves the corruption of local, state, and federally elected, appointed, or contracted officials – strikes at the heart of government, eroding public confidence and undermining the strength of our democracy.
Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.
There is a strength of character in the people who have, by and large, never experienced comfort.
All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
Vampires are so old that they don’t need to impress anyone anymore. They’re comfortable in their own skin. It’s this enigmatic strength that’s very romantic and old-fashioned. I think it goes back to something of a Victorian attitude of finding a strong man who’s going to look after his woman.
Discipline and united action are the real source of strength for the nation.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
My mom cleaned toilets for a long time, and she’d seen a lot of terrible things, but she was still the strength of our family. And there are women like that all across the country – all around the world – who show that type of fortitude.
I think the inner strength that I have helps me stay calm.
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband’s bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
No force can conquer the service personnel and people who, in support of their great leader, have turned out in the struggle to defend their country with confidence in the validity of their cause and their own strength – this is a law and a truth taught by history.
The only concept or experience or core belief that I can attribute my other-ness to is that I just started out a weirdo and I stayed a weirdo. And it took me a long time to embrace my outsidership and see it as a strength rather than a weakness.
Will power is only the tensile strength of one’s own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
From the gut comes the strut, and where hunger reigns, strength abstains.
May He who is the Brahman of the Hindus, the Ahura-Mazda of the Zoroastrians, the Buddha of the Buddhists, the Jehovah of the Jews, the Father in Heaven of the Christians give strength to you to carry out your noble idea.
It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.
I have the strength to endure it all.
Vladimir Putin is only going to respond to action, strength, and resolve. He’s not going to respond to words.
Strengths are not activities you’re good at, they’re activities that strengthen you. A strength is an activity that before you’re doing it you look forward to doing it; while you’re doing it, time goes by quickly and you can concentrate; after you’ve done it, it seems to fulfill a need of yours.
Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.
It was a really interesting thing to explore, the strength it takes for someone to stay when they truly do not want to be on this Earth anymore.
Where a man’s strength and courage is tested most is in the way that he treats women – the way that he loves.
I was always fascinated by strength. Arnold was an idol of mine.
As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be.
Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.
People think of Latina women as being fiery and fierce, which is usually true. But I think the quality that so many Latinas possess is strength. I’m very proud to have Latin blood.
It doesn’t take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go.
What is exciting is not for one person to be stronger than the other… but for two people to have met their match and yet they are equally as stubborn, as obstinate, as passionate, as crazy as the other.
Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide.
The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods.
The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers, who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline, and to feel that in that submission lay their strength.
All Anne Lister wanted was a wife, and the other liaisons couldn’t commit, but Ann Walker did. She took sacrament with her, and they became wife and wife. That shows extraordinary strength.
Music makes us want to live. You don’t know how many times people have told me that they’d been down and depressed and just wanted to die. But then a special song caught their ear and that helped give them renewed strength. That’s the power music has.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
When we have nothing to cling to as our own and cease thinking of ourselves as people who must defend privileges, we can open ourselves freely to others with the faithful expectation that our strength will manifest itself in our shared weakness.
You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, ‘I’m proud of what I am and who I am, and I’m just going to be myself.’
‘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.
Safety and security of women and children will determine the well-being and strength of our nations.
I believe in prayer. It’s the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.
Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider’s web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.
Before I was married to Martin and became a King, I was a proud Scott, shaped by my mother’s discernment and my father’s strength.
If I had the hand strength to sign autographs for everybody in Kansas City, I would… but its just impossible to get to everyone.
It is a law woven into the nature of man, attested by history, by science, by literature and art, and by dally experience, that strength of mind and force of character are the supreme rulers of human affairs.
I think that when people see that a successful person who has suffered and is a survivor of mental illness, and is still very successful, I think it gives them a lot of strength.
Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
It is an honor and a privilege to be of service and support; however, I realize people are not putting their confidence in me. Instead, they are actually learning to trust themselves. My job is to affirm and support them in the process and teach them to do what I do when I need strength: I begin within.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?
The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Does anybody really think that they didn’t get what they had because they didn’t have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers’ incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them?
God’s grace is amazing! We’re saved by grace – God’s undeserved favor – and we live by grace, which is also God’s power in our lives to do what we could never do in our own strength. And it’s all because God is love, and He loves us unconditionally, constantly and completely.
You can’t get around pain and opposition, but you can try to be joyful in the trial, and thank yourself for the trial, and thank God for the strength to get through it.
The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity.
As much as we pump iron and we run to build our strength up, we need to build our mental strength up… so we can focus… so we can be in concert with one another.
Our passion is our strength.
I stopped thinking too much about what could happen and relied on my physical and mental strength to play the right shots at the right time.
My inner strength comes from my friends. I have a very close group of friends and family, and we all help each other through our dark times.
Tina Turner is someone that I admire, because she made her strength feminine and sexy.
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers, peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation, the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity, truth, and in harmony with their conscience.
The woman is a gentle, loving bond who encourages, consoles, builds, reconciles, and makes all things new and vibrant. The woman is strength in time of suffering, courageous in failure, intuitive in time of danger. A woman is ingenuous when all fails, resourceful in times of want, and a true helpmate for man.
Hillary Clinton has taken some fire over 40 years of her fight for families and children. How does she do it? That’s what I want to know. Where does she get her grit and her grace? Where do any of our female firsts, our pathbreakers, where do they find that strength?
And also, there’s a reason why gay characters are so interesting. Because much like the women in Bridgerton,’ there are a lot of hurdles and there’s a lot of self-growth, and there’s a real strength to gay men.
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.
The mask can be a limitation, but you just deal with it. You do get superhuman strength and pumpkin bombs and all this other stuff to express yourself with.’
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
Don’t worry about not fitting in. The things that make people think you’re weird are what makes you you, and therefore your greatest strength.
My practicality consists in this, in the knowledge that if you beat your head against the wall it is your head which breaks and not the wall – that is my strength, my only strength.
It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.
Indian democracy’s greatest strength is that we have always put the nation above politics.
It takes an inner strength to succeed.
At some point, you can’t lift this boulder with just your own strength. And if you find that you need to move bigger and bigger boulders up hills, you will need more and more help.
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
America is a melting pot. Our diversity is our strength.
The malaria parasite has been killing children and sapping the strength of whole populations for tens of thousands of years. It is impossible to calculate the harm malaria has done to the world.
My black hero is and always will be Martin Luther King, not just because of the strength of his oratory but because his vision was very much the reality that I’d come to take for granted.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
We’ve always tried to convey these strong messages of strength and power and doing good in the world and, at the same time, to not be afraid to look at the difficulties that we experience.
Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord.
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
I know I have great inner strength; I always have. I can blank things out, cut people out, and I know that I can go and live in a cave on my own if necessary.
When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home’s potential for positive influence.
When you have a wife who has been a tower of strength and shown more courage than you dreamed existed – that’s the finest I know.
Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.
My life will not be defined by a single political campaign. Those will come and go. But what has driven me to run for elected office in the past still drives me today: the knowledge that heroes do walk among us with tremendous strength and power.
I gambled on having the strength to live two lives, one for myself and one for the world.
Vision is perhaps our greatest strength… it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.
When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way.
I always say the strength of democracy lies in criticism. If there is no criticism, that means there is no democracy. And if you want to grow, you must invite criticism. And I want to grow; I want to invite criticism.
Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don’t know a just war when they see it, and more broadly that they’re not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom.
My whole life, my strength was my technical ability and my vision and being able to see certain things on the field.
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
Being a strongman is a real test of functional strength. What can you pick up, carry and how fast can you move it. It’s not a weight room strength, it takes brute strength and power to lift, carry and pull all types objects from fire engines, Mack trucks, transport planes and large stones.
If you have other gods before the Lord, your heart will be turned away from serving the only true and living God, who requires the whole heart, the undivided affections. All the heart, all the soul, all the mind, and all the strength, does God require. He will accept of nothing short of this.
The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital… the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
The grandeur and strength or our people and democracy are as big as a forest.
Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body.
In San Francisco, our diversity is our strength.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Solitude is the strength of being alone. It’s where we become our best company.
I’m a true believer in the strength of teamwork, in the power of dreams, and in the absolute necessity of a support structure.
I’ve always been fascinated by different feats of strength throughout history.
I like a women who’s got some balls, some strength. As long as I can beat her at arm wrestling, that’s fine.
From my perspective, I absolutely believe in a greater spiritual power, far greater than I am, from which I have derived strength in moments of sadness or fear. That’s what I believe, and it was very, very strong in the forest.
I was very down as a teenager, very upset because I had gotten hurt in a car accident. But my dad was a source of strength. He used to say, ‘It’s the character with strength that God gives the most challenges to.’ I’ve thought about that so many times in my life when things didn’t go right.
When we begin to desire a thing, to yearn for it with all our hearts, we begin to establish relationship with it in proportion to the strength and persistency of our longing and intelligent effort to realize it.
The military might of a country represents its national strength. Only when it builds up its military might in every way can it develop into a thriving country.
The potential strength of female friendship and the bonds that can be formed, especially over a lifelong relationship, is very profound.
Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it.
Dhanush has been my strength. When I asked him if he would work in my film, he did not even think twice.
Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
I want my children to attend inclusive schools where diversity is respected and acknowledged as a sign of strength.
What gives you strength at any circumstance is your understanding of yourself.
If I had not some strength of will I would make a first class drunkard.
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
When you surround yourself with like-minded athletes who are all going through the same thing as you, it gives you more drive and strength to get through those moments when you don’t want to do it any more, when you think it’s hard.
Forecasting is simply not a strength of the species; we are much better with tools and narrative storytelling.
I have a more personal insight into the importance of core strength because my wife Louise runs a Pilates studio in London. I have enjoyed getting into Pilates. I am not the most supple but I enjoy Pilates more than yoga.
I couldn’t change by myself. I needed my faith and belief in Christ to give me the strength to break free and allow people to help me to change.
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.
There is a growing strength in women but it’s in the forehead, not the forearm.
Don’t wish me happiness – I don’t expect to be happy it’s gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all.
One of the strengths of the DC Universe has been the strength of the rogues’ gallery. Often times they’re as famous – if not more infamous – than our heroes.
The fact that over 50 per cent of the residents of Toronto are not from Canada, that is always a good thing, creatively, and for food especially. That is easily a city’s biggest strength, and it is Toronto’s unique strength.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
This is just what I have thought when I have seen slaves at work – they seem to go through the motions of labor without putting strength into them. They keep their powers in reserve for their own use at night, perhaps.
On set is where I feel comfortable. The red carpet stuff, talking about the film, explaining your own life, it doesn’t come naturally. It’s all necessary stuff I suppose but it’s not my strength.
The goal of any true resistance is to affect outcomes, not just to vent. And the only way to affect outcomes and thrive in our lives is to find the eye in the hurricane and act from that place of inner strength.
My family is my strength and my weakness.
I think the strength of the man is to have the right balance. Not to be so high when you win; not to be so down when you lose.
There are people in the world who have skills and strength and talent that I will never have. Never. These notions that you can ‘be whatever you want to be as long as you want it bad enough’ are not true. They are fairy tales.
If you’re growing up in a chaotic world without reason, your instinct is to become a performer and control the circumstances around you. You lead from weakness into strength; you have an undefended back.
The most amazing lesson in aerodynamics I ever had was the day I climbed a thermal in a glider at the same time as an eagle. I witnessed, close up, effortlessness and lightness combined with strength, precision and determination.
Italy remained attached to conservatism. It had a political class that lived in the past and didn’t build the future. The past is our strength, but it risks becoming our ruin if we walk with our heads turned backwards.
The sources of Islamism’s strength include the fact that it is a response to the oppression of the Third World as a whole.
What, after all, is the object of education? To train the body in health, vigor and grace, so that it may express the emotions in beauty and the mind with accuracy and strength.
Now I’m strong: I can run fast, I can lift weights, and that in itself is quite empowering, to have that physical strength. It changes my whole mental attitude.
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
The strength of the scientific establishment in any country is related to its general level of education, not only in supplying large numbers of eager minds for further training, but also in ensuring a public opinion that holds science in esteem and approves financial support.
Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength.
The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in the strength and security derived from the inquiring mind.
Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough.
The example afforded before the Great War by Germany – which, if only it had exercised forbearance for another five or ten years, would by now be unrivaled in Europe – suggests that the task facing us now is to build up our strength calmly and with circumspection.
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
There is always strength in numbers. The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause, the better.
When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
You can’t really be strong until you see a funny side to things.
Akhmad is strength!
Living according to the basic gospel principles will bring power, strength, and spiritual self-reliance into the lives of all Latter-day Saints.
I’m probably the least flexible athlete you’ll find. When it comes to yoga, I can’t get in the positions and I can’t hold them. You have to be pretty flexible to do it. Once you get certain positions, you have to have the core strength to hold those positions. It’s a pretty good workout.
The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.
My greatest strength as a child, I realize now, was my imagination. While every other kid was reading and writing, I had seven whole hours a day to practice my imagination. When do you get that space in your life, ever?
If Christ has died for me, ungodly as I am, without strength as I am, then I cannot live in sin any longer, but must arouse myself to love and serve Him who has redeemed me.
My faith isn’t very churchy, it’s a pretty personal, intimate thing and has been a huge source of strength in moments of life and death.
A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.
Virtue is an inner strength. It expands your nature.
Kettlebells are the best for everything. We do snatches and swings with them for explosiveness and hamstring and lower back strength, and we’ll also throw them into conditioning circuits where I’ll do a burpee holding the kettlebells and transition into a 2-handed snatch.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’
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.
I expend a lot of energy in my 50-60 minutes of cardio and strength training every day.
You bring your strength to the game – that’s what I’ve learnt, and that’s what I try to bring to England.
Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
That’s the beauty of short films; their strength lies in delivering a message creatively and simply.
I believe in blood, soil, and honour; family, homeland, and hamingja; strength, traditions, and courage.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
When it comes to tyrants, dictators and terrorists, strength and the threat of force is the only language they understand.
Of course! It takes a lot of strength to mend a broken heart. Channelising energies into your work helps, but also to be able to accept situations for what they are instead of questioning them helps immensely.
I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.
Tina Turner is someone that I admire, because she made her strength feminine and sexy. Marilyn Monroe, because she was a curvy woman. I’m drawn to things that have the same kind of silhouettes as what she wore because our bodies are similar.
In Europe, we see the underlying strength of the economy, especially in southern European countries.
Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.
Freedom and order are not incompatible… truth is strength… free discussion is the very life of truth.
In the end, long life is the reward, strength, and beauty.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
We get strength and encouragement from watching children.
Pilates has been the perfect solution to maintaining strength and vitality in my life.
The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength.
Yoga is equal parts strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance.
I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.
There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration.
Eventually, we reach the point where we start to realize that we are not going to find peace, contentment, happiness, strength, fearlessness – all of the things that in our heart of hearts we wish we had – outside of us.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
My mental strength was definitely a weakness back in the karting days, and I’ve worked hard on that to be as ready as possible for whenever I had the chance in F1.
We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.
Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
I see myself as a survivor, and I’m not ashamed to say I’m a survivor. To me, survivor implies strength, implies that I have been through something and I made it out the other side.
What are the symbols of American strength, wealth, power and modernity? Certainly not jazz and rock and roll, not chewing-gum or hamburgers, Broadway or Hollywood. It’s their skyscrapers. Their Pentagon. Their science. Their technology.
I’m very proud of my heritage and the blood that runs through my veins. I take a lot of strength from that.
My strength is in finding ways to make the government work for the people: finding waste, or money that is not being properly used… or finding opportunities that are out there and making them work for the community.
Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people’s business.
I am not yet born; O fill me with strength against those who would freeze my humanity.
In spite of the fact that Russian is very tough, I think that I can find enough strength in myself to learn it.
We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.
Whatever I do I will do on my own strength.
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
I understand now that the vulnerability I’ve always felt is the greatest strength a person can have. You can’t experience life without feeling life. What I’ve learned is that being vulnerable to somebody you love is not a weakness, it’s a strength.
Being vulnerable is not a sign of weakness. It’s a sign of strength.
I also work out because I have scoliosis. I have to maintain certain strength in my core.
I have a condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), which has affected my growth and bone strength. In short, people with the kind of OI I have generally experience hundreds of fractures in their lifetime and use wheelchairs for mobility.
A nation will rise no higher than the strength of its homes.
Draw great strength from your family and give in turn to those who come after you.
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
There is great strength in vulnerability, as it takes courage to push through the fear and share one’s true self with others. In music, that vulnerability really speaks to listeners as it connects with their own hearts.
The relationship to one’s fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one’s striving.
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.
If I have any strength as a dancer, I got it all from Nijinska. Her barre was tough, and there were very difficult combinations.
Our manufacturing in India has grown with a lot of indigenous strength.
My personal style icons are Diane Von Furstenberg and Linda Fargo. For strength and their own style, Christine Lagarde and Angela Merkel.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one’s heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.
I think scars are like battle wounds – beautiful, in a way. They show what you’ve been through and how strong you are for coming out of it.
If a war breaks out with the United States, the navy will have to put all its strength into interceptive operations, so… massive sea-borne supplies might be momentarily interrupted.
So Europe needs to be competitive and we also need to be competitive if we wish to remain an interesting economic partner for the United States. This has to be done on the basis of strength, of competitiveness.
Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while.
Heroism is endurance for one moment more.
I believe in the Prince of Peace. I believe that War is Murder. I believe that armies and navies are at bottom the tinsel and braggadocio of oppression and wrong, and I believe that the wicked conquest of weaker and darker nations by nations whiter and stronger but foreshadows the death of that strength.
The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.
When you call upon a Thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks.
A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.
If we are faithful to God in little things, we shall gain experience and strength that will be helpful to us in the more serious trials of life.
I’m coming from a place of total strength and humility now.
What is a superhero? They’re supposed to represent hope, opportunity, and strength for everybody.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education, of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life, to the strength of our economy, to our security in many dimensions will continue to be the most important message.
To be an effective leader, you have to have a manipulative streak – you have to figure out the people working for you and give each tasks that will take advantage of his strength.
Whoever knows it also knows that in love there is no More and no Less; but that he who loves can only love with the whole heart, and with the whole soul; with all his strength and with all his will.
I was born and raised in China, Mandarin is my first language, and I definitely know America. I think that will be my strength, to try and bring the two worlds together.
Early childhood education remains one of the strongest investments we can make in the long-term success of our students and the long-term economic strength of our communities.
Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
Before I became a fighter pilot, everyone said that women didn’t have the physical strength. Well, I had just completed the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon.
Something called ‘the Oklahoma Standard’ became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength.
All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.
The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law. Delicate line gathers the body’s total strength in a bold balance. Shall my soul meet so severe a curve, journeying on its way to form?
I’ve upped my size tremendously. Forearms strength, shoulder strength has gotten crazy strong. I’ve been working hard on that.
My mentality is my biggest strength.
I think America’s strength is in innovation.
The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.
I worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong.
I’ve really learned to build this inner strength and inner confidence of knowing that I can get through anything because I know what I’ve pushed through in the past.
I kid around a lot, but pranks are not my best strength!
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.
The strength of my mother is something I didn’t pay attention to for so long. Here she was, this single mom, who was part of the Great Migration, who was part of a Jim Crow south, who said, ‘I’m getting my kids out of here. I’m creating opportunities for these young people by any means necessary.’
You must all be aware that modern war is not a mere matter of military operations. It involves the whole strength and all the resources of the nation. Not only soldiers, but also all citizens without exception, take part.
As a boss, as a CEO, as a creative director, as a chef, I’ve learned that failure will always come. I’ve learned to give it a big squeeze, smile at it, humble myself to it and then use it as a springboard to send me on my way to strength, success, and fulfillment.
Klopp gave me strength of character and helped me progress. He’s a charismatic person, and I have a lot of respect for this man.
Strength lies not in defence but in attack.
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.
Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
I used to play rugby, which requires a lot of physical strength. The game requires you to get aggressive.
At Casablanca we did ‘Midnight Express,’ ‘Flashdance,’ and ‘The Deep.’ My willingness for risk has always been my strength.
All that I have achieved has been possible not only because of my own strength and perseverance, gained through hardship, but also through other people’s support and belief in me.
Nobody picks on a strong man.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It’s black and white – dramatic. You have to be strong.
I think a guitar solo is how my emotion is most freely released, because verbal articulation isn’t my strongest communication strength. My wife thinks that I should do interviews by listening to the questions and playing the answer on guitar.
But after this natural burst of indignation, no man of sense, courage, or prudence will waste his time or his strength in retrospective reproaches or repinings.
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
I’m a fan of functional strength.
As I started to do a lot of fitness I gained a little bit more strength and I was a little bit slow around the court.
Every burden is a blessing.
He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.
African women in general need to know that it’s OK for them to be the way they are – to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.
I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use.’
No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them.
In my heart of hearts, I’m a character actress, whereas other people play their one strength.
To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher.
Guerrilla wars, and even more so terrorist assaults, are conducted only by forces with insufficient strength to carry out a real war.
I know now what this meant, that the bison were the gift of a good spirit and were our strength, but we should lose them, and from the same good spirit we must find another strength.
True strength is delicate.
It is impossible for our working people to maintain their full strength if they do not succeed in obtaining a sufficient supply of fat, allotted to them on a proper basis.
Gene Roddenberry continually reminded us that the Star Trek Enterprise was a metaphor for starship Earth. And the strength in this starship came from its diversity, coming together and working in concert as a team. That is the strength of our countries, Canada and the United States. We are nations of diversity.
God gave me the strength to see, and breathe, and talk.
I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can become your greatest single strength.
The perseverance and the strength and the determination and the sacrifice that so many millions of people have had to endure to form this country is far greater than anything that we can really imagine.
While Justin Trudeau uses the slogan, ‘Diversity is our strength,’ he has demonstrated time and again that he does not extend that diversity to thought or conscience.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
My being a black woman is not a deficit. It is a strength. Because I could not be where I am had I not overcome so many other barriers. Which means you know I’m relentless, you know I’m persistent, and you know I’m smart.
Brittle masculinity, in the right setting, becomes political atrocity. Strength brings problems; weakness brings others, but weakness posing as strength is the most dangerous of all.
The more mental strength you have, the better. If you look at some of the best players that we have seen over the years and that I have been playing with, mentally they are the best competitors as well, something I have worked hard on.
Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
My bad habits aren’t my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.
Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.
My parents, especially my mother, has been my pillar of strength.
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
I believe you’ll develop speed via strength work which includes hill running, either repeats, or running hilly courses as the Kenyans do on a steady basis.
My mother at a young age put me in bilingual, so my strength is really more in Spanish. Even though I live and I was born and raised in the States, you know, in the Bronx, in Spanish I get my point across. And when I’m writing music, when I’m doing music, it’s easier for me, and I know exactly how to express myself.
Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away.
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation the source of strength is one’s self. When one prays he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way.
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
People are realising that vulnerability isn’t a weakness, and the rise of mental health-related humour is making vulnerability feel like a strength.
They say that pace is the first thing to go, but my game was never based on pace. It was about strength and power and withstanding challenges and getting in the right position.
Let us face it: in the world today, money and economic strength remain more powerful arguments than the number of people you represent.
The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
Unfortunately, there are so many people who live their whole life in a place that is safe and protected and simple and they don’t really have that strength inside to fly.
When I make a fist, it’s strong, and you can’t tear it apart. As long as there’s unity, there’s strength.
Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Defiance in itself is a sign of strength, and strength is a light side of human nature – when at all present, that is.
Part of the problem with America is that letting go of emotions is viewed as a weakness, but it’s my strength. That enabled me to write my songs.
For my size and frame, 135 pounds fits me better, and a I feel really good here. I’ve actually gotten stronger because I’ve done a lot of strength and conditioning to actually lose the weight. It made me better.
He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.
Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness; and remember your strength.
Silence is a source of great strength.
The people I see be the most successful are the people who have an inner confidence and an inner strength that comes from the character they display away from the stage and from what their parents taught them.
We will not find the inner strength to evolve to a higher level if we do not inwardly develop this profound feeling that there is something higher than ourselves.
The lesson of the Cuban Missile Crisis is plain: Strength prevents war; weakness invites it. We need a commander-in-chief who understands that – and who won’t leave us facing a foe who thinks he doesn’t.
My biggest strength is my versatility.
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
Now, when you get a viral infection, what normally happens is it takes days or weeks for your body to fight back at full strength, and that might be too late. When you’re pre-immunized, what happens is you have forces in your body pre-trained to recognize and defeat specific foes. So that’s really how vaccines work.
Believing in yourself and having confidence gives you outer strength.
Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind, but an active exertion of the inward strength, vigor and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.
Obedience is a strong virtue, capable of making me master of my emotions by giving me more strength to conquer my pride as I submit to those above me out of respect for their God-given authority and those below me out of love.
I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times – happy, sad, and otherwise – but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up.
Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home.
Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.
A coach once told me there are four factors that determine a players’ performance: his tactical awareness, his physical condition, his technical ability and his mental strength.
I had to be steadfast in my Christian beliefs, seeking strength from them.
One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.
I just hope that God will give me the strength that I can prove my worth.
There’s no way Daniel Bryan can beat me in a Royal Rumble match. It’s ridiculous. He’s nowhere near as heavy as me; he doesn’t have a fraction of the strength I have. There are a lot of ways that Daniel Bryan can possibly beat me.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
The great American tradition is one of pluralism, not exclusive secularism. The strength of our country is reflected in the contributions that we all make to the common good.
Military strength in reserve is better than military strength being reigned upon the other side including all of its innocent civilians.
As long as I have health and strength, I will gladly work all my days.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water!
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.
The lessons I learned from the dark days at Alibaba are that you’ve got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision. Also, if you don’t give up, you still have a chance. And, when you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.
Strength and compassion are not mutually exclusive.
The element of fire to me is very powerful because of what it symbolizes, how it symbolizes a strength. It symbolizes something that’s unstoppable. You can’t get through it, you know.
We’ve got to demonstrate why European unity and integration, our vast single market, our single currency, equip us with the strength to embrace globalization.
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.
People do not lack strength; they lack will.
If I had to pick my greatest strength as a football coach, I say it would be innovation.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you’re never discouraged.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Endurance, after all, is the only reason we even exist. We think of ourselves as nature’s deadliest animals, but the truth is, a naked human is the biggest wimp in the wild. We have no fangs, no claws, no strength, and no speed.
Dealing with depression effectively is a mark not of weakness, but of strength.
It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless.
I loved Catherine Deneuve, Sophia Loren, and Ursula Andress. They had an incredible strength but fragility at the same time, especially Catherine Deneuve, who had an aloofness that impressed me.
My hope is that the Chinese government will come to realise that it is futile to repress free speech, and that contrary to what they believe a regime’s strength rests not its suppression of a plurality of opinions and ideas, but in its capacity and willingness to encourage them.
You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes; but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state, and you may have loyalty in your favor.
The lesson of 9/11 is that America is truly exceptional. We withstood the worst attack of our history, intended by our enemies to destroy us. Instead, it drew us closer and made us more united. Our love for freedom and one another has given us a strength that surprised even ourselves.
My biggest flaw is probably my attention span or lack thereof. And while it might seem contradictory, my biggest strength is my work ethic.
I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap.
Death used to announce itself in the thick of life but now people drag on so long it sometimes seems that we are reaching the stage when we may have to announce ourselves to death. It is as though one needs a special strength to die, and not a final weakness.
I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I’d been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn’t have been a comic.
I’m an activist for gay marriage equality and children’s rights. I’m the face of Share Our Strength.
To show weakness, we’re told in sports, is to deserve shame. But showing weakness, addressing your mental health, is strength.
God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.
As long as I’ve got my life, health and strength, and I’m in my right mind? I’mma get money.
I believe that the U.S. is the strongest country in the whole world and the country that supports Israel the most. I believe that it has the strength to push Israel towards peace.
The people I used to have around me from Nashville was showing love to the Cash Money clique on the strength of Buck trying to make it; making sure Buck gets to where he gots to go.
With a houseful of kids you give each other strength.
Yoga is at the core of my health and wellness routine; even if it’s only for 10 to 15 minutes I find it helps me to re-center and to focus as well as improve my overall core strength.
While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.
What defines someone as a ‘man’ should not be the clothes they wear or how deep their voice is. It should be the content of his character, his strength in the face of overwhelming adversity, and his ability to still love and help others when the world has turned its back on him.
We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.
The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.
Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side.
The perfection of Christian character depends wholly upon the grace and strength found alone in God.
I have always drawn strength from being close to home.
If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.
Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.
It takes great courage to be vulnerable. It takes enormous strength to be a real woman.
My strength needs no victims. My strength is my compassion.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
I want to exude strength and intelligence.
We believe with all the strength of our spirit that mankind has a supreme, primary and irreplaceable need which can be satisfied only through Jesus Christ, the first-born among men, the head of the new humanity, in whom each individual reaches full self-realization.
Calm, open debate, and logical thought drive strength to its maximum effectiveness.
In the strength of the Lord we can do and endure and overcome all things.
Stand up for your rights and be brave, and don’t be intimidated. Read your Bible. That’s really given me strength, and it will give you strength. Pray, and use God’s name, Jehovah. And never tell a lie, ever.
I mean I’m not smarter than the market, but I can recognize a good tape and a bad tape. I recognize when it’s right and when it’s wrong and that’s what my strength is.
I’d try to channel my nervous energy in a positive way into strength and endurance. It didn’t always work.
Our pop scene is among the best in the world because there are 300 languages spoken on the streets of London, compared with 200 in New York. Our diversity is our strength.
There’s a way to express femininity and independence and strength without going for hanging fruit.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
But when I lived as a monk, solitude is often spoken of as a strength. And so the first thing I’d recommend is finding one thing that you can do every single day that brings you joy. It may be reading a book you love. It may be looking at a beautiful piece of art.
I count life just a stuff to try the soul’s strength on.
I have all points of strength, and I have the opportunities to increase our non-oil revenues in many sectors, and I have a global economic network.
There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger.
Whether it be the gym or telling a guy to stop mistreating me or getting through school with a C+ average but making people think I’m much smarter… it’s all about strength and how you wear it.
There are millions of Americans outside Washington who are tired of stale political arguments and are moving this country forward. They believe, and I believe, that here in America, our success should depend not on accident of birth, but the strength of our work ethic and the scope of our dreams.
The basis for all human relationships and where we derive our greatest strength and power, trust is single-handedly the most powerful source of positive energy and, once in place, unlocks a freedom and peace to explore.
Pink is the color of strength, a color of conviction, a color of decision making.
Women may fall when there’s no strength in men.
I realized that my strength was being different.
I’m always lobbying for the irrepressible strength of love.
You must rouse into people’s consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.
Having a superpower has nothing to do with the ability to fly or jump, or superhuman strength. The truest superpowers are the ones we all possess: willpower, integrity, and most importantly, courage.
Each year, Labor Day gives us an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions that working men and women make to our nation, our economy and our collective prosperity. It gives us a chance to show gratitude for workers’ grit, dedication, ingenuity and strength, which define our nation’s character.
The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren’t able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It’s called being human.
It is our duty, as parents and as teachers, to give all children the space to build their emotional strength and provide a strong foundation for their future.
Our young people are patriots and heroes whom we can be proud of before the world; that they have a large contingent of such trustworthy young people is a great blessing for the Workers’ Party of Korea and a source of pride for Korea, and this assures the great strength of our dignified state and its bright future.
There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Building mental strength will help you develop resilience to those potential hazards so you can continue on your journey to success.
My aim for my dancing and fitness is to achieve flexibility in those disciplines so I am spending time to make sure I stretch after each workout or dancing session I do to give me further strength and ability.
The strength and power and goodness of America has always been based on the strength and power and goodness of our communities, our families, our faiths. That is the bedrock of what makes America, America. In our best days, we can feel the vibrancy of America’s communities, large and small.
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
All I can tell you is that I’ve never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don’t let it out. Then there’s a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is let the strength come out before the tragedy.
A robust economy is a source of national strength for Japan.
My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.
If this war is not fought with the greatest brutality against the bands both in the East and in the Balkans then in the foreseeable future the strength at our disposal will not be sufficient to be able to master this plague.
Evolution is ultimately why cancer is so deadly. Take two biopsies from different sides of a tumor, and they can be genetically very different, making it that much harder to fight. Variation is the toolbox of evolution, and this variation gives cancer strength.
If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.
I came from Long Island, so I had a lot of experience at the stick. I played in junior high school, then I played in high school. The technical aspect of the game was my forte. I had all that experience, then I had strength and I was in good condition.
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself as he is?
Girls’ strength lies in its diversity, and its members have walked in a lot of borrowed shoes to make it that way. ‘Solitude’ is a bold and sweet example of inspiration trumping originality.
Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.
As long as God gives me strength to work and try to make things real for my children, I’m going to work for it – even if it means making the ultimate sacrifice.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
Atheism shows strength of mind, but only to a certain degree.
As I’ve often said, Wisconsin’s greatest strength continues to be the dedicated, hardworking people of our state. They go to work everyday, pay their taxes, and raise their kids with good, Midwestern values.
Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life; from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based.
I think women are amazing for being able to show what they feel. I admire women who do. I think it’s a mistake when women cover their emotions to look tough. I say let’s own who we are and use it as a strength.
I just want people to understand that regardless of what it is that you do – whether you’re a teacher, whether you are a doctor, a single mother, a college student, a big sister – that you have strength within you, and I want people to be inspired to walk in their own superhero regardless of what it is that they do.
I have arm-wrestled here and there… guys seem to want to test my strength.
One of the things that launched the strength in biotech is when the pharmaceutical industry itself got a little slow.
I am not someone like A. B. de Villiers, Gayle, or Dhoni. I don’t have that much power. I have to use my brain to manipulate the field and stick to my strength, which is to hit through the lines.
London’s greatest strength is our diversity, and it’s wonderful to see Londoners celebrating our capital’s different traditions, determined to stand up to division.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
It’s not all about strength, there is so much more involved, getting the horse into a rhythm, getting the horse to try for you, it’s being patient and I’m so glad to win Melbourne Cup and hopefully, it will help female jockeys from now on to get more of a go.
I don’t rely on the strength of my image.