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309 Greatest Quotes About Strength


Love must not entreat,' she added, 'or demand. Love must have the strength to become certain within itself. Then it ceases merely to be attracted and begins to attract. Hermann Hesse
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on. Henry Rollins
The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance. Thomas Paine
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. Thomas Paine
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Men are taught from childhood that they are weak and sinners. Teach them that they are all glorious children of immortality, even those who are the weakest in manifestation. Swami Vivekananda
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi
I never won anything by myself. I was always strong because of help that gave me extra strength to win. Dan Gable
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. Charles Spurgeon
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus
Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength. Ovid
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed. Vincent Van Gogh
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. Helen Keller
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. Lao Tzu
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession. Mahatma Gandhi
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason. Francis Bacon
Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it. Winston Churchill
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. Sun Tzu
The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts. Blaise Pascal
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. Mahatma Gandhi
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion. Pythagoras
Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky. Anais Nin
In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment. Charles Darwin
You are never strong enough that you don't need help. Cesar Chavez
I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things. Mother Teresa
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires. Sigmund Freud
None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful. Mother Teresa
And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed. John Steinbeck
I have watched men suffer the anguish of imprisonment, defy appalling human cruelty... break for a moment, then recover inhuman strength to defy their enemies once more. John McCain
Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That's success. Zig Ziglar
You are the creator of your own destiny. Swami Vivekananda
Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength. Lao Tzu
Where there is no struggle, there is no strength. Oprah Winfrey
The future doesn't belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave. Ronald Reagan
Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid. Ronald Reagan
You feel your strength in the experience of pain. Jim Morrison
God has always given me the strength to say what is right. Rosa Parks
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes. Eleanor Roosevelt
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson
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. Vince Lombardi
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. Corrie Ten Boom
Our ability to handle life's challenges is a measure of our strength of character. Les Brown
If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help. John F. Kennedy
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there... and still on your feet. Stephen King
The apple cannot be stuck back on the Tree of Knowledge; once we begin to see, we are doomed and challenged to seek the strength to see more, not less. Arthur Miller
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do--then do it with all your strength. George Washington