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Be a craftsman in speech that thou mayest be strong, for the strength of one is the tongue, and speech is mightier than all fighting.

Maxims of Ptahhotep

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

Louis Pasteur

My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

My strength is my weakness and weakness is my strength

Ray Mancini

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value. 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.

Thomas Paine

The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.

Claiborne Pell

They that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength they shall mount up with wings as eagles they shall run, and not be weary they shall walk and not faint.

Isaiah 4031 Bible

Valour needs first strength, then a weapon.

J. R. R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind.

William Wordsworth

Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

Mother Theresa

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Vincent Van Gogh

Union gives strength.

Aesop

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.

Helen Keller, "The World at Her Fingertips" by Joan Dash

Conquering others takes force, conquering yourself is true strength.

Lao-Tzu

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

Sigmund Freud

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.

Roosevelt, Eleanor

A child's hand in yours -- what tenderness and power it arouses. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength.

Marjorie Holmes

A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.

Indira Gandhi

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.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

A strong defense is the surest way to peace. Strength makes detente attainable. Weakness invites war, as my generationmy generationknows from four very bitter experiences. Just as Americas will for peace is second to none, so will Americas strength be second to none. We cannot rely on the forbearance of others to protect this Nation. The power and diversity of the Armed Forces, active Guard and Reserve, the resolve of our fellow citizens, the flexibility in our command to navigate international waters that remain troubled are all essential to our security.

Gerald Ford

A tower of strength....his name cowed whole provinces while he was yet scores of miles away'.

George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie

A wise man ought always to follow the paths beaten by great men, and to imitate those who have been supreme, so that if his ability does not equal theirs, at least it will savor of it. Let him act like the clever archers who, designing to hit the mark which yet appears too far distant, and knowing the limits to which the strength of their bow attains, take aim much higher than the mark, not to reach by their strength or arrow to so great a height, but to be able with the aid of so high an aim to hit the mark they wish to reach.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Always forgive, for it is symbol of strength and never apologise, for it is a symbol of weakness.

Vikrant Parsai

America's greatest strength, and its greatest weakness, is our belief in second chances, our belief that we can always start over, that things can be made better.

Anthony Walton

At last is Hector stretch'd upon the plain,Who fear'd no vengeance for Patroclus slainThen, Prince You should have fear'd, what now you feelAchilles absent was Achilles stillYet a short space the great avenger stayed,Then low in dust thy strength and glory laid.

Homer

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