Famous Strength Quotes

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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

Our government sprang from and was made for the people -- not the people for the government. To them it owes an allegiance from them it must derive its courage, strength, and wisdom.

Andrew Johnson

Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we are going to show.

Mignon McLaughlin

Our strength often increases in proportion to the obstacles imposed upon it.

Paul De Rapin

Patience and time do more than strength or passion.

Jean de La Fontaine

Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.

Dorothy Thompson

Peace is precious to us. It is the way of life we strive for with all the strength and wisdom we possess. But more precious than peace are freedom and justice. We will fight, if fight we must, to keep our freedom and to prevent justice from being destroyed.

Harry S Truman

People do not lack strength, they lack will.

Victor Hugo

Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.

Michel Foucault

Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones.

Stephen Covey

Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do.

Earl of Chesterfield

Prosperity attends the lion-hearted man who exerts himself, while we say, destiny will ensure it. Laying aside destiny, show manly fortitude by thy own strength: if thou endeavour, and thy endeavours fail of success, what crime is there in failing?

The Hitopadesa

Religion is an illusion, and it derives its strength from its readiness to fit in with our instinctual wishful impulses.

Sigmund Freud

Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.

Eric Hoffer

Sapped of strength, I discover a self that doesn't rely on strength.

Leslie Miklosy

Should we feel at times disheartened and discouraged, a confiding thought, a simple movement of heart towards God will renew our powers. Whatever He may demand of us, He will give us at the moment the strength and the courage that we need.

Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon

Sport in the sense of a mass-spectacle, with death to add to the underlying excitement, comes into existence when a population has been drilled and regimented and depressed to such an extent that it needs at least a vicarious participation in difficult feats of strength or skill or heroism in order to sustain its waning life-sense.

Lewis Mumford

Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.

Sophie Swetchine

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