Quotations on Strength

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I want kids to understand that strength doesn't come from what goes on around you. It comes from inside you, and that comes from Jesus Christ.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: Strength, Christ, Kids, Want)

Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Love, Strength, May, Will)

When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Strength, Justice)

If the label presents them with a contract that the band don't want to sign, all the label has to do is wait. There are a hundred other bands willing to sign the exact same contract, so the label is in a position of strength.
- Steve Albini
(Keywords: Strength, Want)

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Keywords: Strength, Weakness)

In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Strength, Effort, Measure, Result, Results)

I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
- Pedro Almodovar
(Keywords: Life, Strength, Being, Cinema, Loneliness, Reality)

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
(Keywords: Money, Strength, Addiction, Evil, Fiction, Mind)

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Beauty, Time, People, Strength, Diversity, Parents)

God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: God, Strength, Fight, Surrender, Temptations)

One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Strength, World)

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.
- Alexis Arguello
(Keywords: Heart, Strength, Balance, Mind, Right)

Our passion is our strength.
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Keywords: Strength, Passion)

Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from strength to strength to strength.
- Karen Armstrong
(Keywords: Success, Failure, Strength, Islam)

I have always drawn strength from being close to home.
- Arthur Ashe
(Keywords: Home, Strength, Being)

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Power, Strength, Events, Mind, Will)

Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Strength, Man)

Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Strength, Man, Opposition)

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.
- John Bacon
(Keywords: Faith, Death, Strength, Mind, Will, Years)

Evil is the moment when I lack the strength to be true to the Good that compels me.
- Alain Badiou
(Keywords: Strength, Evil)

I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.
- Josephine Baker
(Keywords: Strength, Heaven, Prayer)

The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.
- Benjamin Banneker
(Keywords: Strength, Mind, Skin)

Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
- James M. Barrie
(Keywords: Strength, Being, Passion)

First I shall name the eagle, of which there are three species: the great grey eagle is the largest, of great strength and high flight; he chiefly preys on fawns and other young quadrupeds.
- William Bartram
(Keywords: Strength, First, Name)

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.
- Alison Bechdel
(Keywords: Family, Strength, Self)

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Greatness, Strength, Being, Glory, Lies, Man, Right)

Strength is a matter of the made-up mind.
- John Beecher
(Keywords: Strength, Mind)

I gambled on having the strength to live two lives, one for myself and one for the world.
- Ruth Benedict
(Keywords: Strength, World)

I haven't strength of mind not to need a career.
- Ruth Benedict
(Keywords: Strength, Career, Mind)

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.
- Theodore Bikel
(Keywords: Power, Strength, Arrogance, Choice, Justice)

My mother's sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Government, War, Mother, Strength, Months, Struggle)

The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island.
- William Blackstone
(Keywords: Strength, Defense, England, Navy)

The Cape Town is considerably increased within the last eight years. Its respectability with regard to strength has kept pace with its other enlargements and rendered it very secure against any attempt which is not made with considerable force.
- William Bligh
(Keywords: Strength, Force, Respectability, Years)

What we call a poem is mostly what is not there on the page. The strength of any poem is the poems that it has managed to exclude.
- Harold Bloom
(Keywords: Strength, Poems)

Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Strength, Spirits)

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.
- Ronald Blythe
(Keywords: Death, Life, People, Strength, May, Needs, Now, Weakness)

One ever feels his twoness - an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Keywords: Strength, Thoughts, American, Being, Body, Ideals)

An American, a Negro... two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Keywords: Strength, Thoughts, American, Being, Body, Ideals)

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.
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Keywords: Finance, Financial, Strength, Objectives)

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
(Keywords: Age, Strength, Weight)

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Keywords: Strength, Sorrow, Today, Tomorrow, Worry)

The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.
- Edwin Booth
(Keywords: Thought, Strength, Books, Darkness)

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
- Hal Borland
(Keywords: Strength, Company, Patience, Trees)

Once more, Never think that you can live to God by your own power or strength; but always look to and rely on him for assistance, yea, for all strength and grace.
- David Brainerd
(Keywords: Power, God, Strength, Grace)

We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God.
- David Brainerd
(Keywords: Time, God, Strength, Learning, Salvation)

Just about this time, when in imagination I was so great a warrior, I had good use in real life for more strength, as I was no longer taken to school by the nurse, but instead had myself to protect my brother, two years my junior.
- Georg Brandes
(Keywords: Imagination, Life, Time, Brother, Strength, School, Years)

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
- Benjamin Britten
(Keywords: Beauty, Music, Nature, Love, Strength, Disappointment, Freedom, Loneliness)

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
(Keywords: Life, Strength, Being, Living, Right)

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.
- Jim Brown
(Keywords: Experience, Strength, School)

I've completed the first part of my preparations without injury problems. My speed is good and I'm doing lots of volume for strength.
- Jonathan Brown
(Keywords: Strength, First, Injury, Problems)



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