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I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America.

Lyndon B. Johnson

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.

George Eliot

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.

Anna Freud

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.

Anna Freud

If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.

Confucius

If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous; if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength; if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life; if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

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.

Francis Quarles

If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help.

John F. Kennedy

If we resist our passions, it is more from their weakness than from our strength.

La Rochefoucauld

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.

Hal Borland

If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength.

French Proverb

In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of effort is the measure of the results.

James Allen

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins--not through strength but by perseverance.

H. Jackson Browne

In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear-eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment.

George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999

In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war, we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Inquisitiveness and strength make me want to rise above my valley-bound brothers. I must reach the summit to see the truth.

Delores Seats

Invincibility lies in the defense the possibility of victory in the attack. One defends when his strength is inadequate he attacks when it is abundant.

Sun-tzu

It is a sign of strength, not of weakness, to admit that you don't know all the answers.

John P. Loughrane

It is absolutely impossible to be a rich Christian " Because he does not follow Jesus.Jesus answered, Mark 12:30 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”

Sunny Mathew Cheruthanniyil

It is amazing how much crisper the general experience of life becomes when your body is given a chance to develop a little strength.

Frank Duff, A Coder in Courierland, 03-20-05

It is certain that stealing nourishes courage, strength, skill, tact, in a word, all the virtues useful to a republican system and consequently to our own. Lay partiality aside, and answer me: is theft, whose effect is to distribute wealth more evenly, to be branded as a wrong in our day, under our government which aims at equality? Plainly, the answer is no.

Marquis de Sade

It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.

Simone de Beauvoir

It is not possible to fight beyond your strength, even if you strive.

Homer

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