Famous Strength Quotes

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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

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

Sigmund Freud

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

Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.

Bill Clinton, 2004 democratic convention speech

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Jatin Thukral

Strength is a matter of the made-up mind.

John Beecher

Strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.

Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

Strength is the outcome of need.

H. G. Wells, The Time Machine

Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity.

David Hare

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