Famous Strength Quotes

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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

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 so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

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

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