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Mortification from a self-strength, carried on by ways of self-invention, unto the end of a self-righteousness, is the soul and substnace of all false religion in the world.

John Owen

Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of man. The muscles and tendons of its anatomy are, in the mountain, brought out with force and convulsive energy, full of expression, passion, and strength.

John Ruskin

My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

Katharine Hepburn

My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

Katharine Hepburn

My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

My strength is made perfect in weakness.

Corinthians

No president in history has been more vilified or was more vilivied during the time he was President than Lincoln. Those who knew him, his secretaries, have written that he was deeply hurt by what was said about him and drawn about him, but on the other hand, Lincoln had the great strength of character never to display it, always able to stand tall and strong and firm no matter how harsh or unfair the criticism might be. These elements of greatness, of course, inspire us all today.

Richard Nixon

Nothing feebler than a man does the earth raise up, of all the things which breathe and move on the earth, for he believes that he will never suffer evil in the future, as long as the gods give him success and he flourishes in his strength but when the blessed gods bring sorrows too to pass, even these he bears, against his will, with steadfast spirit, for the thoughts of earthly men are like the day which the father of gods and men brings upon them.

Homer

Nothing feebler than a man does the earth raise up, of all the things which breathe and move on the earth, for he believes that he will never suffer evil in the future, as long as the gods give him success and he flourishes in his strength; but when the blessed gods bring sorrows too to pass, even these he bears, against his will, with steadfast spirit, for the thoughts of earthly men are like the day which the father of gods and men brings upon them.

Homer, The Odyssey

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.

Euripides

Nothing is so powerful as gentleness nothing is so gentle as true strength.

Saint Francis de Sales

Nothing is so strong as gentleness and nothing is so gentle as real strength.

Ralph W. Sockman

Numbers are essential, but not absolutely essential to strength. For many churches are numerically strong but lamentably weak spiritually. Numbers, then, are no display of spiritual power or strength.

W. T. Ussery

Old age is not a disease- it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses.

Samuel Johnson

On the touchstone of misfortune a man discovers the strength of understanding and of spirit in kinsmen, wife, servants, and himself.

The Hitopadesa

Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It's something we call heart power. Once a man has made his commitment, nothing will stop him short of success.

Vince Lombardi

Once I had the strength but no wisdom now I have the wisdom but no strength.

Persian Proverb

One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.

Jean Anouilh

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.

Albert Schweitzer

Only actions give life strength only moderation gives it a charm.

Jean Paul Richter

Only actions give life strength only moderation gives it charm.

Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it a charm.

Jean Paul Richter

Only he who can say, The Lord is my strength, can say, Of whom shall I be afraid?

Alexander MacLaren

Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.

Jimmy Carter

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