1001 Inspiring Quotes about Strength

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about strength? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful strength quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

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In any case, you must remember, my dearest, that the main strength of innocence is innocence itself. farewell.

— Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Stand up for the underdog, the ‘loser.’ Sometimes having the strength to show loving support for unacknowledged others turns the tides of our own lives.

— Alexandra Katehakis, Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence

Positive Attitude is a great mental strength and powerful winning tool. Success is an attitude. Even if you dont have it, you can develop it

— Peter Isekiigbe DE Rock

Let our voices be heard. I hope they will not be shrill voices, but, I hope we shall speak with such conviction that those to whom we speak shall know of the strength of our feeling and the sincerity of our efforts.

— Gordon B. Hinckley

If you want it enough, you find strength to work for its achievement.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

They that be born in the strength of youth are of one fashion, and they that are born in the time of age, when the womb fail, are otherwise.

— Compton Gage

God give me patience, to reconcile with what I am not able to changeGive me strength to change what I canAnd give me wisdom to distinguish one from another.

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Never judge another knight without first knowing the strength and cunning of the dragons he fights.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

Let us rise in mighty strength to build the nation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.

— Queen Elizabeth II

In the moment of quietness, my strength re-energized

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

We encountered many hardships. With hope, we find the strength to endure.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

It is not in numbers, but in unity, that our great strength lies.

— Thomas Paine, Common Sense

I really never thought I was that good at film. And honestly still don’t. My strength is language. My background is monologues and a certain kind of Brechtian spin on theater.

— Liev Schreiber

Music is the strength of the soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The Japanese bureaucracy is unique. It is also very powerful, although it is now the object of so much criticism. Many of Japan’s brightest made it a pillar of strength and continuity.

— F. Sionil Jose

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

— John F. Kennedy

Power is strength and the ability to see yourself through your own eyes and not through the eyes of another.

— Agnes Whistling Elk

When it was time to meet a chimpanzee, I got very, very anxious because they have the strength of ten men, so I hear.

— Louis Theroux

To gain strength in our struggles, we must have a positive perspective of the principles in the plan of salvation. We must realize that we have a personal Savior whom we can trust and turn to in our times of need.

— L. Lionel Kendrick

The glory of life is strength of existence.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

God grant me the strength to endure all things.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

While in bondage, the strength of the mind is not put into full action in order to maximize its full potential.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Discipline is more about self-control through your inner strength and less about restriction.

— Mensah Oteh

Your strength is your ticket to persistence.Your mind is your ticket to brilliance.Your heart is your ticket to excellence.Your soul is your ticket to transcendence.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

— Woodrow Wilson

The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow.

— Vasso Charalambous

When mental [illness] increases until it reaches the danger point, do not exhaust yourself by efforts to trace back to original causes. Better accept them as inevitable and save your strength to fight against the effects.

— George Sand

My opportunities were still there nay they multiplied tenfold but the strength and youth to cope with them began to fail and to need eking out with the shifty cunning of experience.

— George Bernard Shaw

Even when or if I become one of you, I vow to appreciate life; to appreciate my strength because unlike you, it seems, I’ve worked to earn mine

— S.R. Crawford, No Secrets: Eternity series

And Adam ruled, for he was the King. Until the day his will to be King deserted him. Then he died, food for a stronger. And the strongest was always the King, not by strength alone, but King by cunning and luck and strength together. Among the rats.

— James Clavell, King Rat

But after this natural burst of indignation, no man of sense, courage, or prudence will waste his time or his strength in retrospective reproaches or repinings.

— Robert Peel

Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.

— Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

There are seasons when to be still demands immeasurably higher strength than to act.

— Margaret Bottome

The pain you endure today will lead to a better tomorrow. Don’t dwell so much on the pain but focus on the lessons learned. There in lies your strength to rise above all odds. Your best is yet to come.

— Kemi Sogunle

Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.

— John Stuart Mill

Things get ruined the moment you say, ‘What will become of me? It means that you have no regard for the Soul. The Soul within has infinite energy, why not ask the Soul for strength [power]?

— Dada Bhagwan

We like to think that a free market’s greatest strength is its self-corrective nature.

— Nina Easton

Hang on! God will strength in any act of your pursuit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Any obstacle is an opportunity to gain strength and think differently.

— Debasish Mridha

Food is everything. It provides energy and strength to the elemental self

— With knowing self

Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.

— John Cheever

How am I ever going to find the strength to leave him?

— Faith Sullivan, Unexpected

Summon the strength of your capabilities —not just housed in the mind – but, empowered within the Soul.

— Eleesha, The Soulful Pathway To Empowerment: Soulfully Empowering You to Overcome Life’s Challenges & to Achieve Your Goals

Build your strength in love.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. In the faith that looks through death, in years that bring the philosophic mind.

— John Bacon

The power to shape your destiny lies in your strength to take control of your thoughts, abilities and actions.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

As you can imagine, those who had fallen this far had been so worn down by their tortures in the seven other hells that they no longer had the strength to cry out.

— Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, The Spider’s Thread

A ‘real’ person, profoundly as we may sympathise with him, is in a great measure perceptible only through our senses, that is to say, he remains opaque, offers a dead weight which our sensibilities have not the strength to lift.

— Marcel Proust, Swann’s Way

Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

I always say the strength of democracy lies in criticism. If there is no criticism, that means there is no democracy. And if you want to grow, you must invite criticism. And I want to grow; I want to invite criticism.

— Narendra Modi

For my first fragrance, I wanted to capture the essence of a woman’s strength and beauty.

— Ivanka Trump

It is not easy to let go, but when you do; not only do you realize the strength that lies within you, you also create an opportunity to see God perform the best of miracles in your life

— Gugu Mona

Hope is my guideline, happiness is my purpose, and love is my life’s strength and power.

— Debasish Mridha

With the strength of God, we shall overcome every struggle.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I’d never seen a man cry before, only on TV. I’d never even seen Dad close to crying. Those tears looked so odd on you. It was like the strength of you just seemed to sap away. The surprise of it stopped me from being so scared.

— Lucy Christopher, Stolen: A Letter to My Captor

Struggles test the strength of our faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.

— Helen Keller

Your heart’s strength is measured by how hard it holds on. Your self worth and faith is measured by finally letting go. However, your peace is measured by how long you don’t look back.

— Shannon L. Alder

The soul-sacred strength is calmness and confidence.

— lailah gifty akita

Maybe weakness is a strength of a kind.

— Melissa de la Cruz, The Van Alen Legacy

But borrowing strength builds weakness.

— Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance.

— Thomas Paine

It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.

— Emilie Autumn, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls

You gain strength with every difficulty, which you boldly overcome.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

This is just what I have thought when I have seen slaves at work – they seem to go through the motions of labor without putting strength into them. They keep their powers in reserve for their own use at night, perhaps.

— Frederick Law Olmsted

Vulnerability has a strength of its own.

— William Zinsser

The main strength of the subconscious mind is that it stores all of a person’s beliefs

— Sunday Adelaja

Whoever suffers knows the strength of suffering.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Focus comes from a promise of the future, and therefore the strength and longevity of your focus will seldom exceed the strength of your purpose, vision, dreams or goal.

— Mensah Oteh, The Good Life: Transform your life through one good day

My greatest strength as a child, I realize now, was my imagination. While every other kid was reading and writing, I had seven whole hours a day to practice my imagination. When do you get that space in your life, ever?

— Barbara Corcoran

My sight, hearing and strength are superior and I can fly. What more do you want?

— E.M. Cooper, St Griswold College for Abandoned Boys

We have grace of strength to work, to clear our cities of any dirt.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union.

— George Mason

You know and we know, as practical men that the question of justice arises only between parties equal in strength and that the strong do what they can, and the weak suffer what they must.

— Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War

The pain you feel is simply because you do not yet have the strength to forgive. But you will grow strong again, that is for sure.

— Stephen Richards, The Pain You Feel Today Is The Strength You Feel Tomorrow

Find answers in your weakness and surprise in your strength and always remember the golden rule every failure has HOPES

— Abhysheq Shukla, KISS Life “Life is what you make it”

I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country.

— Bainbridge Colby

Persecutions are inevitable as a Christian. We are not greater than our Master, Jesus Christ, in whose Holy Spirit we gain strength to endure.

— Monica Johnson

In the United States, the fact that you can start again gives a lot of energy and strength and youth to this country. That is why it’s so powerful in many ways, and so creative.

— Isabel Allende

Why is it that people who cannot show feeling presume that that is a strength and not a weakness?

— May Sarton

A strong woman who recklessly throws away her strength, she is worse than a weak woman who has never had any strength to throw away.

— Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D’Urbervilles

I wanted Puma to regain strength with the existing logo rather than try to get rid of the past.

— Jochen Zeitz

The relationship to one’s fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one’s striving.

— Franz Kafka

I realized that, while I would never be my mother nor have her life, the lesson she had left me was that it was possible to love and care for a man and still have at your core a strength so great that you never even needed to put it on display.

— Anna Quindlen

May you have fresh strength in the spring season.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The power of evil was nothing more than a tangible thing, something that given the strength of will, could be broken as easily as glass.

— Nathan Robinson, Starers

Take a discovery walk today to find what’s missing in your life. There’s peace in the whisper of the wind, hope in the sun smiling from behind clouds, strength in every step forward. You can do it!

— Toni Sorenson, The Great Brain Cleanse

My life, my strength and my time are my greatest riches.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

From the gut comes the strut, and where hunger reigns, strength abstains.

— Francois Rabelais

Above all, he loathed men who beat women; for, real men didn’t exercise their strength on frail creatures, they joined the army and put Shazaria’s enemies in their graves.

— A.H. Septimius, Crowns Of Amara: The Return Of The Oracle

My strength is made perfect in weakness.

— Bible

From my weakness, I drew strength that never left me.

— Jorge Luis Borges, Ficciones

Life only demands from the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible – not to have run away.

— Dag Hammarskjold

Pain is temporary- The pain you feel today is only to get strength to face tomorrow.

— Sivaprakash Sidhu

We all get scared and want to turn away, but it isn’t always strength that makes you stay. Strength is also making the decision to change your destiny.

— Zoraida Córdova, Labyrinth Lost

I want to affect people like a clap of thunder, to inflame their minds with the breadth of my vision, the strength of my conviction and the power of my expression.

— Rosa Luxemburg

Solitude is strength to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.

— Paul Brunton

Every man needs his Siren To check his courage and strength When he hears her song In his travels through the unknown.

— Dejan Stojanovic

Kindness and good nature unite men more effectually and with greater strength than any agreements whatsoever, since thereby the engagements of men’s hearts become stronger than the bond and obligation of words.

— Thomas More, Utopia

It takes strength to forgive and love unconditionally.

— Michelle Madow, Diamonds are Forever

Encouragement is strength of the soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The power of God, strength of will.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Human strength fails, but the divinity within strengthen the soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Do all the works you can while you still have the strength to work.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Evil is the moment when I lack the strength to be true to the Good that compels me.

— Alain Badiou, Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil

It requires more strength to be gentle, so it’s the everyday encounters of life that I think we’ve prepared children for and prepared them to be good to other people and to consider other people.

— Bob Keeshan

first lay plans which will ensure victory, and then lead your army to battle;  if you will not begin with stratagem but rely on brute strength alone, victory will no longer be assured

— Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Why waste your strength envying and hating instead of loving?

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Depending on the strength of the relationship, level of communication and one’s tolerance for discord, many people are able to get past normal skirmishes unscathed.

— Carlos Wallace, The Other 99 T.Y.M.E.S: Train Your Mind to Enjoy Serenity

Love is my inner strength and my power.

— Debasish Mridha

Right now, when we’re hearing so much disturbing and hateful rhetoric, it is so important to remember that our diversity has been – and will always be – our greatest source of strength and pride here in the United States.

— Michelle Obama

Find strength in your heartbeat, than weakness with a beat heart. Take each breath as another chance, and love for a new day.

— Anthony Liccione

I do not know what is going to happen to us. I am frightened but I feel strong. I have the strength of a woman who has everything to loose.

— Erin Kelly Bartelma

We all make mistakes, and we all need second chances. For youth in foster care, these mistakes are often purposeful – if not consciously so; a way to test the strength of a bond and establish trust in a new parent.

— Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The length, the depth and the strength of your relationship is determined more by your compatibility in the difficult times than by your compatibility in the better times.

— Hrishikesh Agnihotri

I write to give strength to my spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The Pilgrims had vision and hope because they lived in the dimension of eternity. Their strength of spirit was forged by a personal faith in God, by tough discipline, and by regular habits of devotion.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The serenity prayer, ‘God grant me the strength to accept…’ That’s a prayer that’s actually in my car. I say it every day.

— Lauren London

When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes.

— Christopher Lasch

Strong women are the universe’s way of enhancing the strength of men.

— Brownell Landrum, A Chorus of Voices: DUET stories Volume III – Adult Version

Atheism shows strength of mind, but only to a certain degree.

— Blaise Pascal

Be strong within ones self, but never forget where ones true strength comes from.

— Jean Williams

If you believe you can achieve your dreams, you find the strength to pursue it.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The ability to control the devil in you, defines the strength of your conscience!

— Gunbir Singh

Our strength is not just in the size of our defense budget, but in the size of our hearts, in the size of our gratitude for their sacrifice. And that’s not just measured in words or gestures.

— Jennifer Granholm

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

— Samuel Johnson

The impact of human intention on physical systems within as well as outside the body has been scientifically demonstrated and reveals a shortcoming of the conventional medical paradigm and highlights a strength of the energy medicine paradigm.

— Jed Diamond, Stress Relief for Men: How to Use the Revolutionary Tools of Energy Healing to Live Well

It is only God who gives strength and wisdom for fulfill the God-given dream.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

We have one great assignment: to fully accomplish what we have been divinely charged by God to the very limit of our sincere strength with due fear courage, in wit and in truth, and within the scope of our Assigner: Jehovah!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Music gives strength to the spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

…whatever happens I’ll not be afraid again; for, when you’ve once pushed through the place of torment to the peace beyond, you know that you can do it again. You know there’s a strength somewhere that you can call upon. You’ve confidence.

— Elizabeth Goudge, The Castle on the Hill

It is much more valuable to look for the strength in others. You can gain nothing by criticizing their imperfections.

— Daisaku Ikeda

When relationship is gone, the strength for life is gone and there is no more energy to live

— Sunday Adelaja

I think it’s because it shows that people–or hobbits, as the case may be–can find strength they didn’t know they had.

— Will Schwalbe, The End of Your Life Book Club

The strength of a man consists in finding out the way in which God is going and going in that way too.

— Henry Ward Beecher

The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.

— Robert Green Ingersoll

If art is any good, it has so much of a longer trajectory than one night. Contemporary art is separate from art openings. In the end, it depends on the strength of ideas in each piece.

— Elizabeth Peyton

It is not easy to let go, but when you do; not only do you realize the strength that lies within you, you also create an opportunity to see God perform the best of miracles in your life.

— Gugu Mona

Taking someone for granted is same as checking the strength of a boat by making holes in it.

— Himanshu Chhabra

Grudge no expense-yield to no opposition-forget fatigue-till by the strength of prayer and sacrifice the spirit of love shall have overcome.

— Maria Weston Chapman

Terrorism is like jujitsu: The small players win if they make the large player use his strength against himself.

— Joseph Nye

Take my hands, ” Alec said. “And take my strength too. Whatever of it you can use to— to keep yourself going.

— Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it.

— Adolf Hitler

Inspiration gives strength to do, what we are capable of doing.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Never overestimate the strength of the torchbearer’s arm, for even the strongest arms grow weary.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough.

— Sextus Propertius

My strength is my pride. My pride is my heart. And my heart will always be mine and mine alone.

— Imania Margria

It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

A woman is like a tea bag: you never know her strength until you drop her in hot water.

— Nancy Reagan

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

— Laurence Sterne

From my perspective, I absolutely believe in a greater spiritual power, far greater than I am, from which I have derived strength in moments of sadness or fear. That’s what I believe, and it was very, very strong in the forest.

— Jane Goodall

Leadership was not an act of bravery but rather forbearance and the strength to move forward with humility in the belief of what is righteous

— Soroosh Shahrivar, The Rise of Shams

My strength is in finding ways to make the government work for the people: finding waste, or money that is not being properly used… or finding opportunities that are out there and making them work for the community.

— Tammy Duckworth

The soul fire determines the strength of the spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

It takes strength to be proud of yourself and to accept yourself when you know that you have something out of the ordinary about you.

— Abigail Tarttelin, Golden Boy

Carrie is my child, and I love her with every ounce of strength I possess. If love alone could cure our children, they would always be well.

— Debbie Reynolds, Unsinkable: A Memoir

Germany’s strength lies largely in the fact that the Federal Republic is a center of industry and that it’s an export nation.

— Angela Merkel

A government that thinks it can remedy personal failure is an intrusion in everybody’s life. No law is going to cure a human’s lack of physical or mental effectiveness. I’d rather see democracy promote strength than reward weakness.

— Dan Groat, A Punctual Paymaster

Many great people over the centuries have depended on their faith- it is a sign of great strength to need Jesus in your life.

— Bear Grylls, To My Sons: Lessons for the Wild Adventure Called Life

Persistence is a unique mental strength; a strength that is essential to combat the fierce power of the repeated rejections and numerous other obstacles that sit in waiting and are all part of winning in a fast-moving, ever-changing world.

— Bob Proctor

It is a tremendous strength to be able to digest an insult.

— Dada Bhagwan

The weakness of one man is the strength of another, hence we all are different for a reason.

— Gift Gugu Mona

May you find a sacred strength to fulfill our dreams in the coming year.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

How do evil people find the strength to do good?

— Keith Hollihan, The Four Stages of Cruelty: A Novel

Many think that the price of discipleship is too costly and too burdensome. For some, it involves giving up too much. But the cross is not as heavy as it appears to be. Through obedience, we acquire much greater strength to carry it.

— James E. Faust

Excess of strength alone is proof of strength

— Friedrich Nietzsche

May you find the strength to pursue your dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Giants are not what we think they are. The same qualities that appear to give them strength are often the sources of great weakness.

— Malcolm Gladwell, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

As I explain at some length in my book ‘Energy Victory, ‘ during World War II, the American strength in oil production was a decisive advantage for the Allies. Airplanes, ships, and tanks all ran on oil, and we controlled the supply.

— Robert Zubrin

You didn’t find strength when you couldn’t live without it. You found it when you had someone or something you loved so much that it forced you to stretch the edges of yourself further than you thought was possible.

— Martina Boone, Illusion

I’m not sure I have the physical strength to undertake a novel.

— Joan Didion

The strength of love is beyond measure.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I was a weedy kid, not like one of those working-class men who can accommodate not being academically clever by physical strength and prowess.

— Ken Livingstone

Obedience is a strong virtue, capable of making me master of my emotions by giving me more strength to conquer my pride as I submit to those above me out of respect for their God-given authority and those below me out of love.

— Mother Angelica

Gain strength through adversity…!

— James A. Murphy, The Waves of Life Quotes and Daily Meditations

Well first of all it’s a business and it’s a tough business, and you have to have the strength to survive all the set backs all the failures that make this a mean business, that’s getting meaner and meaner every year in my opinion.

— Robert Redford

I never won anything by myself. I was always strong because of help that gave me extra strength to win.

— Dan Gable

I am the bended, but not broken. I am the power of the thunderstorm. I am the beauty in the beast. I am the strength in weakness. I am the confidence in the midst of doubt. I am Her!

— Kierra C.T. Banks

My mom cleaned toilets for a long time, and she’d seen a lot of terrible things, but she was still the strength of our family. And there are women like that all across the country – all around the world – who show that type of fortitude.

— Dwayne Johnson

I have the strength to endure it all.

— Moshe Dayan

Do not underestimate the strength it takes to be the hearth everyone turns to for warmth.

— Megan Derr, The Painted Crown

Love is my way and treasure, love is my strength and power.

— Debasish Mridha

A woman’s strength comes from finding solace in peace and earning respect in silence…

— Virginia Alison

Strength should always be complimented by softness. If you resist too much, you will break. Thus, the strong person knows when to use strength and when to yield, and good fortune and disaster depend on whether you know how and when to yield.

— Liezi, Lieh-tzu: A Taoist Guide to Practical Living

Our sufferings produce strength of spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool.

— Esther Williams

We love being mentally strong, but we hate situations that allow us to put our mental strength to good use.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

In your serenity there is a clarity, strength and correctness that is beyond the petty scuffles of the moment — a greater truth. It is the truth of who you are; beautiful, calm, secure, open, willing and safe.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

You gain strength courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face…. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

God’s grace gives strength overcome any situation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Contrary to conventional military and game theory, the most effective offense is sometimes a direct attack against your political opponent’s greatest strength – not his weaknesses – to place him immediately on the defensive.

— Mark McKinnon

We write to give strength to the soul of the spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

In the strength of the Lord we can do and endure and overcome all things.

— David A. Bednar

We acquire the strength we have overcome.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

May you find a new strength to reach out for dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.

— Alfred Lord Tennyson

To the extent the dollar gains strength relative to other currencies, assets priced in those other currencies would become cheaper on a dollar basis.

— Steve Mnuchin

But perhaps she has given me the strength and the madness to write about the things that I once desired so long to put against the world.

— J. Limbu

Quite often you look for answers and strength in friends (supposed 2b) around you, without realizing All the true strength and honest answers come from within!!!

— v filipa ketteridge

Fathers, your are the head and strength of the family unit. If you are not in place, there is a weakness in the link.

— Anita R. Sneed-Carter

We cannot prevail by our own might or strength, we need to plug on to the source of our strength so that we will remain resourceful always.

— Jaachynma N.E. Agu, The Prince and the Pauper

Weakness of skills can be overcome with strength of will.

— Orrin Woodward

We do not need to use our own strength to fulfill the will of God

— Sunday Adelaja

It takes courage to live-courage and strength and hope and humor. And courage and strength and hope and humor have to be bought and paid for with pain and work and prayers and tears.

— Jerome P. Fleishman

I am deeply honored by the trust the board has placed in me to lead Duke Energy. I have a high degree of confidence in the strength of our company’s leadership and dedicated employees.

— Lynn Good

The world needs the kind of education by means of which character is formed, strength of the mind is increased and the human intellect is expanded beyond its own limits.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

I think that old magic draws much of its strength from that acknowledgment: that we are a part of that world.

— Robin Hobb, Fool’s Errand

Some women seem so voluptuous in every sense, richly bountiful and fertile with generous gifts of plenty, sensual and confident in their female strength that they are called “earth mot

— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

There never yet has been a country which became powerful without knowledge. A man by his own strength alone cannot successfully combat a tiger, but by his intelligence, he can devise means to entrap him.

— Zhang Zhidong

Those who work, knows the strength of labour.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

It is in the roots, not the branches, that a tree’s greatest strength lies.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

— Lao-Tzu

Sometimes people need to know they could be forgiven to have the strength to change.

— J. Leigh Bralick, Prism

My story is really an affirmation of my strength and my luck. To live with a great artist like Ted Hughes or Mick Jagger is a very, very destructive role for a woman trying to be herself. In fact, it can’t be done.

— Marianne Faithfull

The greatest challenge of parenting is in the inner work it requires: the strength and confidence in believing that we are not in control of, but the answer for our children.

— Kelly Bartlett

Bare strength entitles the Men to no superiority above us

— Lady Sophia Fermor, Woman Not Inferior to Man: Or, a Short and Modest Vindication of the Natural Right of the Fair-Sex to a Perfect Equality of Power, Dignity and Esteem with the Men

Self-confidence and self-will are the strength for a sacred accomplishments.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

We can only change life in the country and radically reform society by having God’s wisdom, strength and authority

— Sunday Adelaja

The U.S. military is not war weary. Our military draws strength from confronting our enemies when clear policy objectives are set and we are fully resourced for the fight.

— James Mattis

…Mrs. Bostwick’s face was heavy and lethargic, without any strength or delicacy, and it bore the deep marks of what must have been a habitual dissatisfaction.

— John Williams, Stoner

We will naturally pursue our goals on the strength of our own resources, skills and enterprise. But, we know that we will be more successful when we do this in partnership with the world.

— Narendra Modi

It takes great courage to be vulnerable. It takes enormous strength to be a real woman.

— John Eldredge

We’re not alone–at least, we’re alone only if we choose to be alone. We’re alone only if we choose to go through life relying solely on our own strength rather than learning to draw upon the power of God.

— Sheri Dew, If Life Were Easy, It Wouldn’t Be Hard: And Other Reassuring Truths

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.

— Benjamin Britten

In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: ‘We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.’

— Jimmy Carter

Faith is not a storm cellar to which men and women can flee for refuge from the storms of life. It is instead an inner force that gives them the strength to face those storms and their consequences with serenity of spirit.

— Sam J. Ervin

When we have no choice of what is to come, we must find the strength to have trust in what lies ahead. SURRENDER.

— Karen A. Baquiran

You ought to pray for strength to endure every circumstance.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Forecasting is simply not a strength of the species we are much better with tools and narrative storytelling.

— Barry Ritholtz

The freedom to fail is vital if you’re going to succeed. Most successful people fail from time to time, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.

— Michael Korda

It’s very easy to approach a character like that – a so-called strong woman who overcomes the odds – and give a one-note performance, playing that strength alone. Strength is only one thing a person has.

— Mary Steenburgen

No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them.

— Alana Stewart

Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star…

— E.E. Cummings

Faith is the strength of existence.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Do not focus on the problem. Pray for strength to persevere.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.

— Elizabeth I

It takes so much strength to say to your ego, ‘You know what? You’re going to keep me lonely, so I have to ignore you.’

— George Michael

There is no sharper spear than wisdom.There is no larger shield than faith.There is no better fortress than truth.There is no greater strength than hope.There is no higher power than love.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

God gives us always strength enough and sense enough for everything He wants us to do.

— John Ruskin

I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn’t occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea.

— Thor Heyerdahl

Listen, my child, to the voices of your ancestors. Take pride in our accomplishments; find your strength in our suffering. For WE are not just voices in the wind, WE are a living part of YOU

— Nancy B. Brewer, Beyond Sandy Ridge

Love is the strength of the life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Rise up, empower yourself and take a step. The only way to know that you still have some amount of strength in you when you fall is to attempt to rise up. However if you believe you don’t have any strength, you will remain where you are!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

How one responds in these dire circumstances says a lot about one’s faith and the strength of one’s beliefs.

— Tim Hiller, Strive: Life is Short, Pursue What Matters

But when I do feel all the strength go out of me, and I fall to my knees beside the table and I think I cry, then, or at least I want to, and everything inside me screams for just one more kiss, one more word, one more glance, one more.

— Veronica Roth, Allegiant

I want to exude strength and intelligence.

— Portia de Rossi

When I learnt to write I became my own master, I became very strong, and that strength is with me to this very day.

— V. S. Naipaul

It is only God who gives strength and wisdom to fulfill the God-given dream.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Holiness is the strength of the soul. It comes by faith and through obedience to God’s laws and ordinances. God then purifies the heart by faith, and the heart becomes purged from that which is profane and unworthy.

— James E. Faust

Know the strength of the followers and tap into their energy. Get others involved. Trust them to do their best. Finally, don’t forget to praise the workers.

— Teresa Hampton, Leading Ladies: Willing Hearts, Willing Hands

By acknowledging spirit with gratitude, you bring it joy and give it more strength to do its work.

— Russell Eric Dobda

We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.

— Isabel Allende

My hunger for writing will die when I have bled for the humans that never found the strength to find the words themselves

— Christopher Poindexter

People don’t realize that when they ‘throw out’ their back, it’s often because of weak abs. These muscles are essential for lower-back strength and good posture.

— Sylvester Stallone

God gives strength for every spiritual adventure.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.

— Max Lerner

And that is how we are. By strength of will we cut off our inner intuitive knowledge from admitted consciousness. This causes a state of dread, or apprehension, which makes the blow ten times worse when it does fall.

— D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover

With grace, we find the strength to reach the goal.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

A mistake that a lot of us have made, related to those who advocate for gun safety legislation, is that we try to process it through our legislative bodies, and that’s where the NRA’s strength lies.

— Gavin Newsom

Knowledge is power, community is strength and positive attitude is everything

— Lance Armstrong

It is not the cares of today but the cares of tomorrow that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet.

— George Macdonald

You have been chosen, and you must therefore use such strength and heart and wits as you have.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

In the strength of God, you can crush any army

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Confidence isn’t about strength but ones ability to stand the test of time”.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Happiness isn’t in the absence of problems but the strength to overcome.

— Ane Krstevska

It’s always difficult to play a scene of physical violence because you’re always afraid that you don’t know your own strength and might hurt someone.

— Catherine Deneuve

Britain’s great strength is its innovative, design and engineering natural ability and we’re not using it.

— James Dyson

I think naturally, if you’re an actor, there’s a high level of assertiveness that you need to have to survive this business. There’s boldness in being assertive, and there’s strength and confidence.

— Bryan Cranston

I’ve often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there’s a fight to be won. If awoman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man.

— Karen Hawkins, How to Abduct a Highland Lord

Words need to be sown like seeds. No matter how tiny a seed may be, when in lands in the right sort of ground it unfolds its strength and from being minute expands and grows to a massive size.

— Seneca, Letters from a Stoic

An evil brute grows strong and now is on the verge of crossing over from the island to the world you know. His name is Hubal, and his strength grows as your world’s lightness folds.

— Soroosh Shahrivar, The Rise of Shams

My strength is translating emotion because I’m such a feeler.

— Selena Gomez

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

— H. Jackson Brown Jr.

The glorious presence of God is with us. Let us rise in mighty strength to build the nation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

May the Lord grant you great grace, great strength and great wisdom.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I pray for my children. That they stay safe and make good decisions. That they be happy, thoughtful, and caring human beings. That they have the strength to get up if they fall down.

— Terry McMillan, The Interruption of Everything

Love is our strength to overcome the evils of the world.

— Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion

Without the nourishment of the soul, there is no strength of spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I write because I want to give strength to myself

— Anamika Mishra

The strength of being is divinity within the soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.

— Ben Jonson

Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.

— Sara Blakely

To see a friend who has suffered the loss of all things begin again with trust and love, gives us strength to continue on.

— Mother Angelica

Possessing strength and stillness is a sign of balance: power and serenity combined in one moment. It’s challenging enough to hold either one, let alone both, in perfect equipoise, but that is the goal if we want to be balanced.

— Sebastian Pole, Discovering the True You with Ayurveda: How to Nourish, Rejuvenate, and Transform Your Life

If conquest constitutes a natural right on the part of the few, the many have only to gather sufficient strength in order to acquire the natural right of reconquering what has been taken from them

— Karl Marx

I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.

— Harriet Tubman

And that reminds me of another memorable thing Linda once said to me: “There’s so much strength in vulnerability. It’s the ultimate gift you can give yourself because you allow yourself to open up; to invite someone in.

— Kat Von D., Go Big or Go Home: Taking Risks in Life, Love, and Tattooing

And it’s true what I read about joy. It’s the kind of happiness that not only fills you up but spills over. Really, all you have to do is look for it, and then have the strength to let it in. And believe it or not, that’s the hardest part.

— Jolene Perry

You’ll never know your strength if you avoid your challenges

— Al King

If you do not work on self- improvement or do not develop strength of character, you will be inclined to succumb to the opinions of the people surrounding you or to the standards criminally imposed on you by the society

— Sunday Adelaja

God is our refuge and strength a very present help in trouble.

— Bible

Believe in your sacred self: strength of your being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

That moment when your sitting there thinking after a silent cry with tears drying on your cheeks of all that has happen and you feel like something has just sucked every bit of energy and strength out of you and wonder how you will move forward .

— Tanya Curtis /Gordon

To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.

— William Hazlitt

A praying mother symbolizes grace, strength and wisdom; she is an icon of productivity and ingenuity.

— Jaachynma N.E. Agu

I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart by it’s own greatest strength – it’s diversity.

— Melissa Etheridge

To ‘let go’ sometimes makes us feel like losers because it means giving up what truly we felt we had a right to. But true strength lies in resisting the urge to hold onto things and people that bring us down.

— Chinonye J. Chidolue

You were supposed to be a Werewolf, Brendan, so that you would be in her world. To be the strength she needs when she no longer has strength of her own, to show her the reasons to survive and to live.

— Elizabeth Morgan, Blood Secrets

Team spirit fuels individual strength for a mutual success.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I am simply not enough in myself, but in Him I am. This surrender is not weakness, but the only true measure of strength any of us have.

— Aaron W. Matthews

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

You are my strength when I am weakYou are my shield when I am hurtingWhatever you say unto me LordI will do

— April Nichole, Eyes to Heaven

And when a woman’s will is as strong as the man’s who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.

— George Eliot

You’re blessed if you have the strength to work.

— Mahalia Jackson

Tina Turner is someone that I admire, because she made her strength feminine and sexy.

— Beyonce Knowles

The strength within us comes from God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

You must draw from that strength. You must increase it. And you must hold on to it because sometimes that small glimmer of inner strength is all that we have to help us press forward through the darkness.

— Morgan Rhodes, Falling Kingdoms

Live with radiance, dignity and strength of love.

— Rajesh Walecha

The usefulness or otherwise of wealth, status and power to a possessor depends only on a single factor: the nature and strength of his reason.

— Thiruman Archunan

Lord, Give me the strength not to bitch slap this woman.

— J.D. Robb

Are your beliefs anchored in a faith that can withstand emotionalism, the drug culture, social and peer pressure, and material temptations? The world is seething with demonic energy. Only supreme inner strength can resist its ceaseless hassling.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.

— Claiborne Pell

In suffering, we build our strength for the ultimate success.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Allah tests our patience and our fortitude. He tests out strength of faith. be patient and there will endless rewards for you, insha’Allah” – Utaz Badr

— Leila Aboulela, Lyrics Alley

We downplay our strength when we only depend on miracles.

— Sunday Adelaja

Children who are well nurtured and whose parents help them learn how to calm down when they are upset, for instance, seem to develop greater strength in the brain’s circuits for managing distress;

— Lisa Lantieri

Some are drawn to the light of your strength but can’t handle the darkness of your weaknesses. If they run when the light gets dim, don’t chase them. They have no understanding of how dark is necessary for light to shine its brightest.

— Sanjo Jendayi

Spirituality gives strength of spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

If you failure, do not give up. Find new strength to climb the stairway to success.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Maa” The only word that holds power to give you strength when you are in pain.

— Akansh Malik

It’s as if my left heel is my bass drum and my right heel is the floor tom-tom. I can get snare out of my right toe by not putting it down on the floor hard, and, if I want cymbals, I land flat on both feet, full strength on the floor.

— Savion Glover

Magick need not be a crutch, but it is hard to argue that anything you lean on in lieu of building your own strength weakens resolve.

— Thomm Quackenbush, Pagan Standard Times: Essays on the Craft

The measure of a person’s strength is not his muscular power or strength, but it is his flexibility and adaptability.

— Debasish Mridha

I do a dance-based cardio workout infused with circuit training, and emphasizing strength and alignment.

— Chloe Sevigny

…love is the sum of our choices, the strength of our commitments, the ties that bind us together.

— Emily Giffin, Love the One You’re With

The Internet is probably the most important technological advancement of my lifetime. Its strength lies in its open architecture and its ability to allow a framework where all voices can be heard.

— Adam Savage

loving someone is weakness .as well as strength for self . which one you want to use ?

— litymunshi

Seek to know thy soul; strength of love, light and life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

She was a terrible mother, there was no doubt about it, but she didn’t even have the strength to feel guilty.

— Kate Atkinson, Case Histories

Come, sir, come, I’ll wrestle with you in my strength of love.Look, here I have you, thus I let you go, And give you to the gods.

— William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

Meet struggle and master it, says nature, and you shall have strength and wisdom sufficient for all your needs.

— Napoleon Hill, You Can Work Your Own Miracles

Real strength isn’t control. It’s knowing when to let go.

— Christopher Barzak, The Love We Share Without Knowing

Wouldn’t it have been better to conserve your strength and rest?” Ildiko mused after a moment. “I’ll sleep long and hard when I’m dead. You defy death by celebrating life.

— Grace Draven, Eidolon

I gravitate towards roles where women find strength in very difficult, uncompromising situations but maintain clarity in mind, discipline at heart, and a certain strength in spirit.

— Michelle Yeoh

The Strength of life is as strong as the strength of the hair follicle.

— kundhan karunakar

We all face difficult times. It is only the grace of God that gives strength to endure.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

In God’s strength I could battle the giants. Alone, I was just a grasshopper.S

— Shirley Corder, Strength Renewed: Meditations for Your Journey through Breast Cancer

Where a man’s strength and courage is tested most is in the way that he treats women – the way that he loves.

— John Eldredge

The days of our years are threescore years and ten and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years yet is their strength labour and sorrow for it is soon cut off and we fly away.

— Bible

If God give you strength and courage, don’t use it to intimidate people or overpower them, rather use your gift to help others find their own way to strength.

— Anthony Liccione

where is sources power of man’s restore? in physical strength ?or money? i felt -it is heart . men who has something might be stopped if no is peace in his heart

— litymunshi

It’s easy to point out other people flaws, but it takes TRUE courage and strength take a look in the mirror, admit personal flaws AND strive to do and be better. That’s growth!

— Yvonne Pierre, The Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir

Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.

— Arnold Palmer

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.

— Henry Miller

One of the strengths of the DC Universe has been the strength of the rogues’ gallery. Often times they’re as famous – if not more infamous – than our heroes.

— Jim Lee

If you have a good community behind you and a good family supporting you, then, when the buck stops with you, there is the strength of that community and that family to draw upon.

— Janet Reno

You ought to the read stories of how people have endured worst situation. You will find the strength to survive life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Once more, Never think that you can live to God by your own power or strength; but always look to and rely on him for assistance, yea, for all strength and grace.

— David Brainerd

We need a president with tremendous intelligence, smarts, cunning, strength and stamina.

— Donald Trump

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.

— Confucius

It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless.

— Giacomo Casanova

You have immense strength for every good work.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I knew that meant we were done and that we’d smooth over the surface I’d just tossed a rock into, but even the waves that crash down on the beach start out as tiny ripples, far out at sea.They just gain strength over time.

— Jessi Kirby, Moonglass

I wonder that religion can live or die on the strength of a faint, stirring breeze. The scent trail shifts, causing the predator to miss the pounce. One god draws in the breath of life and rises; another god expires.

— Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible

There are many forms of magic in this world, High Lord. Some come in large packages, some in small. Some work with fire and strength of body and heard … and some work with revelation.

— Terry Brooks, The Black Unicorn

Being authentic means to be who you are, discover your strength and uniqueness, be yourself, even if you are not perfect, and nobody is.

— Pearl Zhu, Thinkingaire: 100 Game Changing Digital Mindsets to Compete for the Future

There is the pain that made me cry, and then there is the strength that made me stop crying.So I am glad the pain camebecause without it I would not have discovered my strength.

— Moffat Machingura, Life Capsules

Waiting with hope is very difficult, but true patience is expressed when we must even wait for hope. I will have reached the point of greatest strength once I have learned to wait for hope.” George Matheson

— George Matheson

Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.

— Ho Chi Minh

If my strength is technology, financial structuring is my son’s skill.

— Baba Kalyani

The devotion of one man had given strength and courage to all.

— Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

Character is what the world needs – character that will empower the mind with such an unimaginable strength that one would meet death face to face and say “some other time, pal!

— Abhijit Naskar, Principia Humanitas

Self-love is an unfolding process that gains strength over time, not a goal with a fixed end point.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection

And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.

— Paulo Coelho

I firmly believe in prayer. It is possible to reach out and tap the unseen power which gives strength and anchor in time of need.

— Ezra Taft Benson

Always look heavenward in any situation.Trust God to grant you the needed grace and strength to overcome the situation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

As thy days are so shall thy strength be.d harder so ur overcoming strength

— Ikechukwu Joseph, Divine Separations

Strength of the mind is more powerful than strength of the muscles.

— Ana Monnar, Express Yourself 101 Kaleidoscope Volume 3

Plants die off when their roots have no water to sustain them. May your tears feed the roots of love in your heart and bring healing to your soul. May God grant you the strength to move on, knowing there’s so much ahead of you.

— Kemi Sogunle

A determined will, grounded on a clear order of rank of values, coupled with organic strength of outlook, will also one day – despite all hindrances – enforce its realisation in all domains.

— Alfred Rosenberg, The Myth of the Twentieth Century

Sometimes your greatest strength can emerge as a weakness if the context changes.

— Harsha Bhogle

Continuous efforts-not strength or intelligence-is the key to unlocking our potential.

— Winston Churchill

She isn’t the kind of girl that makes you wonder why she doesn’t have someone, you just know that the kind of guy who is good enough for her is rare, and she projects the kind of strength that says she is perfectly happy to wait till he shows up.

— Stacey Ballis

All bowmen are caught between heaven and earth, born to discovery, choosing to love and raise their eyes high to a future that is apparent only through the strength of their hope.

— David Paul Kirkpatrick, The Address Of Happiness

My faith is an important part of my life and over the years I’ve learnt that it takes a proud man to say he doesn’t need anything. It has been a quiet strength and a backbone through a lot of difficult times.

— Bear Grylls

The secret to making yourself stronger is to absorb the strength of the people around you—energy begets energy.

— Adachi Zenko, My Life in Japanese Art and Gardens: From Entrepreneur to Connoisseur

The strength of spirit is measured by sufferings.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Diversity of thought and culture and religion and ideas has been the strength of America.

— Gary Locke

Justice without strength isn’t justice at all.

— Shinjirou, Taboo Tattoo, Vol. 1

The strength of individual greatness makes a great team.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Then perhaps we should carve a world one day where the strength lies in who you are, rather than in what they expect you to be.

— Rin Chupeco, The Bone Witch

I pray for grace, strength and wisdom to faithfully fulfill my calling in due time.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The strength of a man is in his character. A strong man is a great man of wisdom who understands, his top priority is to his family.

— Ellen J. Barrier, The Price We Must Pay for Our Father’s Sins

When we no longer have the strength to keep on walking, God will carry us. His strength is enough for you and I.

— Dana Arcuri, Harvest of Hope: Living Victoriously Through Adversity: A 50-Day Devotional

Love is the strongest strength of the soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The strength of a nation especially of a republican nation is in the intelligent and well-ordered homes of the people.

— Lydia Sigourney

Then when I went to Iraq and saw the strength and character the men and women in our military service exhibit every day and their belief in what they’re doing, I knew I wanted to get that on film and share it with everyone. They are my inspiration.

— Joe Nichols

I stopped thinking too much about what could happen and relied on my physical and mental strength to play the right shots at the right time.

— Novak Djokovic

Mental strength is something you either have or you haven’t.

— Katie Taylor

Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.

— Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations

Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I work out every day – and my daily routine is a mix of functional and strength training.

— Mahesh Babu

When bad strikes, most likely you will not get an answer when you ask, “Why?” Your strength must come from having faith that someday the answer will come and then it will all make sense.

— Charles F. Glassman, Brain Drain The Breakthrough That Will Change Your Life

Some people live for the sake of their partners and derive their strength and energy from them

— Sunday Adelaja

Through strength I found loveIn time I found myself in happiness with you

— Alexis Jordan

Porches could be cleaned with a broom in a few minutes, but the soul could not be swept. It had to be shaken. And shaking the loess from a soul took a lifetime and more strength than most people had.

— Dan Groat, A Punctual Paymaster

You don’t have to place your hand on Mary’s heart to get strength and consolation and rescue, and all the other things we need to get through life. You can place it right here on your own heart. Your own heart.

— Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

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

— Christopher Reeve

It’s a controversial issue: many feminists reasonably worry that by taking the concentration off gender as an independent locus of oppression, we dilute the strength of a women’s movement, or of women’s rights advocacy.

— Rebecca Traister

Unacquainted with grief, I knew not how to appraise my bereavement; I could not rightly estimate the strength of the stroke.

— Ambrose Bierce, The Moonlit Road and Other Ghost and Horror Stories

My father not only has the strength and ability necessary to be our next president, but also the kindness and compassion that will enable him to be the leader that this country needs.

— Ivanka Trump

It occurred to him that strength was quite different from toughness and that being vulnerable wasn’t quite the same as being weak.

— Michelle Magorian, Goodnight Mister Tom

The strength of British theatre should be that these actors in their middle years know what they’re doing and are good at it. Not rich, not famous, but making a living.

— Ian Mckellen

Your inner strength is your outer foundation

— Allan Rufus

Devi-Mahatmayam has special meaning for spirituality, With illumination, wisdom, strength – to freedom finally!- 150 –

— Munindra Misra, Devi Mahatmayam in English Rhyme

If you haven’t the strength to impose your own terms upon life, then you must accept the terms it offers you.

— T.S. Eliot

True strength resides in the heart, alongside beauty. So when in distress remember that you are courageously beautiful.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

Faith gives strength to my bones.Grace gives power to my spirit.Hopes give anchor to my soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

May you find the strength and resolve today, to allow a deeper sense of healing to begin.

— Eleesha, The Soulful Pathway to Healing After Loss: Soulfully Inspiring You Whilst Mourning Loss and Working Through Grief

Sometimes our walls exist just to see who has the strength to knockthem down.

— Darnell Lamont Walker, Creep

May God continue to give us strength for our daily work.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Well, I am sure, for we do not achieve this by ourselves, but by the strength of StarClan within us.

— Erin Hunter, Moonrise

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Communism everywhere has paid the price of rigidity and dogmatism. Freedom has the strength of compassion and flexibility. It has, above all, the strength of intellectual honesty.

— Robert Kennedy

She never belittled him though she knew the strength of his doubts

— S.M. Hulse, Black River

Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.

— George Sand

Julian recognized that the strength of the orthodox Church rested to a great extent on the imperial discrimination in its favour. According to Ammianus, he tried to atomize the Church by ending the system:

— Paul Johnson, A History of Christianity

We all eventually find that life is a series of adjustments, but anything can be overcome when there is love around you. Once can be strong on their own, but there is greater strength in knowing when to rely on others.

— Starla Huchton, Shadows on Snow

Will power is only the tensile strength of one’s own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.

— Cesare Pavese

If I had not some strength of will I would make a first class drunkard.

— Ernest Shackleton

The perfection of Christian character depends wholly upon the grace and strength found alone in God.

— Ellen G. White

When I go to the gym, stretching is very important. For polo, you don’t need too much strength so you don’t want to build yourself up too much. It’s all about flexibility.

— Nacho Figueras

Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength his glory and his pleasure.

— George Sand

Silence nurtures the soul, relaxes the body temple and gives us the strength we need in moments of uncertainty. Welcome it.

— Ana Ortega

Against necessity against its strength no one can fight and win.

— Aeschylus

Write your dreams in journal, note book, card or on a cork. When you pen down your dreams, an a inner strength and divine power is activated for your to work towards the fulfillment of your dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

No situation is beyond the strength within.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Moment of pleasures helps to renew strength and reposition man to creative point

— Adedayo Olabamiji

The strength of soul; love, hope and faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

My negotiation skills are are on par with George Bush’s reading ability. And just like Dubya, every time I’ve tried to put forth an effort, I am reminded that my only true strength lies in drinking.

— Chelsea Handler, Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea

You don’t have to be strong, because the strength is in you; it’s in your DNA, in your soul and your essence.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

You have no control over what happens to you! You can only pray for grace and strength to endure any situation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

We set ourselves limits, but we are all strong enough to aim higher, to achieve our goals. All we have to do is find such strength within ourselves. Know how to develop it.

— Alain Robert

If Christ has died for me, ungodly as I am, without strength as I am, then I cannot live in sin any longer, but must arouse myself to love and serve Him who has redeemed me.

— Charles Spurgeon

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

Sacrifice, discipline and prayer are essential. We gain strength through God’s word. We receive grace from the sacrament. And when we fumble due to sin – and it’s gonna happen – confession puts us back on the field.

— Lou Holtz

Of course! It takes a lot of strength to mend a broken heart. Channelising energies into your work helps, but also to be able to accept situations for what they are instead of questioning them helps immensely.

— Deepika Padukone

Our connection was like a hidden force pulling us towards one another, and resisting it took a strength that I didn’t know I could keep up for much longer.

— Michelle Madow, Remembrance

I’ve been playing against older and stronger competition my whole life. It has made me a better tennis player and able to play against this kind of level despite their strength and experience.

— Maria Sharapova

We are now at the point where we must decide whether we are to honour the concept of a plural society which gains strength through diversity or whether we are to have bitter fragmentation that will result in perpetual tension and strife.

— Earl Warren

Arise in mighty strength to pursue your dream.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

A woman’s strength is the irresistible might of weakness.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your success does not depend on who you are but what you are and the strength of your expectations.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

Who needs immortal strength when you’ve got weapons of mass destruction?

— J.A. Saare, The Renfield Syndrome

There is strength in kindness.

— – A Starry Eyed April, An Ode to Mama

To love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength is all-consuming and all-encompassing. It is no lukewarm endeavor.

— Ezra Taft Benson

Where there is evil, brutality and hatred, there is overwhelming courage, strength and kindness. Focus on the good.Stay positive.Stay together.Stay peaceful.Stay strong.

— Tanya Masse

The strength of the dollar has historically been tied to the strength of the U.S. economy and the faith that investors have in doing business in America.

— Steve Mnuchin

Realize your true strength when people reject you. In actual fact, they do not reject you. They only show you your real strength

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Self distrust is the cause of most of our failures. In the assurance of strength there is strength and they are the weakest however strong who have no faith in themselves or their own powers.

— Christian Bovee

When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid.

— Audre Lorde

It doesn’t take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go.

— J. C. Watts

The strength to move forward when others stop, to keep going when others turn back, is the key to unlocking your greatest potential.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Tonight I should like to thank all those who have shared my work and to acknowledge the debt that I owe to my wife whose encouragement to put research before all other things has been a great strength to me.

— George Porter

The survived souls give strength to the suffering souls.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Strong people are those who have been broken so many times, lost many people in life but still have love to give and strength to trust again.

— Steeven Shaw

The power within is strength of the spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

What great leaders have in common is that each truly knows his or her strengths – and can call on the right strength at the right time.

— Tom Rath, Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow: A Landmark Study of Great Leaders, Teams, and the Reasons Why We Follow

Individuality should not translate to narcissism. Realizing the strength of individuality is an accomplishment while being narcissistic is a failure.

— Amitav Chowdhury

Have strength in yourself always .think and remember not just what you should do, but also what you want to do. (Ageha , Basara, Vol. 13)

— Yumi Tamura, Basara, Vol. 13

They go from strength to strength.

— Bible

The Lord gives strength for every good deeds.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

May God grant you more grace, strength and wisdom.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I think my strength is always been in being very natural. I think Shakespeare and things like that would be more a stretch for me.

— Zach Gilford

The strength of the spirit is measured by sufferings.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Be strong and courageous. Fear not! God will grant you the strength to overcome any adversity.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

All my songs are different, but from the overall experience, I want people to sense that they can overcome and move through difficult times and find strength in my music. Maybe it’s a song that makes them cry and move through something else.

— Michael Franti

The first movement ballerina should be a paradigm of strength and authority.

— Robert Gottlieb

There is a certain strength in being alone.

— Heather Duffy Stone, This Is What I Want to Tell You

Our moral authority is as important, if not more important, than our troop strength or our high-tech weapons. We are rapidly losing that moral authority, not only in the Arab world but all over the world.

— Robert Reich

The strength that I have comes from irrigating the citrus plantation, ploughing in the vineyard, guarding the melon fields at night. I believe that’s what gave me the strength.

— Ariel Sharon

Her hand had a lot of strength gained through the process of gentleness.

— Richard Brautigan, In Watermelon Sugar

I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use.’

— Ricky Williams

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

— Christopher Reeve

You shall not be afraid to hear bad news. God will strength you.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

All that I can truly have: life, strength and time!

— Lailah Gifty Akita

A strong man tied to a weak man… When there is trouble, the strong man’s strength counts for nothing.

— Robert Ferrigno, Sins of the Assassin

We can easily be depleted from life and if we are truly lucky, we have that one friend who can replenish our love and peace. In our moment of revival, we can use that surrogate strength to create more… May we continue to make more.

— Karen A. Baquiran

If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals.

— Robert Conklin

When a person is loved, they are granted the strength of all seas.

— Simon Van Booy, The Secret Lives of People in Love

Encouragement is the strength of the spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Being confident means you know who you are, your strength and your limitation.

— Pearl Zhu, 100 Creativity Ingredients: Everyone’s Playbook to Unlock Creativity

Adversity is the test of strength in every soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.

— John Muir

There is strength in forgiveness.

— Ellen Hopkins, The You I’ve Never Known

The most frightful of all spectacles is the strength of the civilization without its mercy.

— Winston S. Churchill

The stories I read gives strength to my spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

May you see the light through the darkness, wisdom through the pain and strength through the suffering.

— Rachel K Kidder, Healing Grace Scripture Journal: 30 Day Bible Study Journal for Emotional Healing

Life only demands from you the strength you possess.

— Dag Hammarskjold

Love is the strength of life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Americans have always prized individuality – it is part of our national DNA – but America is a community that draws strength from the sum of our people and has always known that the total of that sum is worth far more than its individual parts.

— Evan Bayh

Papa was our strength and the very fiber that wove our family together. He was our foundation and our rock, but even rocks, break, given enough stress.

— Nancy B. Brewer

The world was so much more forgiving of strength when it took on the appearance of weakness.

— Robin Wasserman, Girls on Fire

The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure.

— Albert Einstein

With God, you are stronger than your struggles and more fierce than your fears. God provides comfort and strength to those who trust in Him. Be encouraged, keep standing, and know that everything’s going to be alright.

— Germany Kent

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one’s heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.

— Stephen Covey

Ronald Reagan was a president of strength. His philosophy was a philosophy of strength – a strong military, a strong economy and strong families.

— Mitt Romney

Men have committed the greatest crime against women. Insidiously, violently, they have led them to hate women, to be their own enemies, to mobilize their immense strength against themselves, to be the executants of their virile needs.

— Hélène Cixous, The Laugh of the Medusa

We are never old with the strength of the spirit, although the body may fail.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

My faith isn’t very churchy, it’s a pretty personal, intimate thing and has been a huge source of strength in moments of life and death.

— Bear Grylls

Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.

— Napoléon Bonaparte

Your mind is a Microcosm of strength and power. There’s all the magic you need in it. When all else fails, search within!

— Chinonye J. Chidolue

What is my strength, that I should hope? Is my strength the strength of stone? Or is my flesh of brass? Is not my help in me.

— Compton Gage

Think not that humility is weakness it shall supply the marrow of strength to thy bones. Stoop and conquer bow thyself and become invincible.

— Charles Spurgeon

They say time heals all, But time is our only enemy; breathe deep and find strength to smile tonight, for the morning may never come

— Michael Biondi

My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.

— Peter Drucker

All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.

— James Freeman Clarke

We all have those things that even in the midst of stress and disarray, they energize us and give us renewed strength and purpose. These are our passions.

— Adam Braun

Hang on! God will be thy strength in any act of your pursuit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

True faith takes its character and quality from its object. Its strength therefore depends on the character of Christ. Even those of us who have weak faith have the same strong Christ as others!

— Sinclair B. Ferguson, The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction

If people can live through genocide and retain compassion, if they can take strength in pain, if they are able, still, to laugh, then certainly we can learn something from them.

— Eric Greitens, The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

The men who have guided the destiny of the United States have found the strength for their tasks by going to their knees. This private unity of public men and their God is an enduring source of reassurance for the people of America.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

The fire that hollows us out is what allows us to be filled with strength and power where before there was none.

— Morgan Rhodes, Crystal Storm

Love is the strength of the heart.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The pain you have gone through will give you the strength of character to come through it all, so long as you learn from what you have suffered then it was not suffering at all.

— Stephen Richards, The Pain You Feel Today Is The Strength You Feel Tomorrow

A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.

— Marilyn Monroe

I’m often drawn to characters that are more obviously one thing. They’re passionate, and there is always an element of strength because I think every person possesses that in some way, even if they’ve experienced hardship in their lives.

— Kate Winslet

We can afford to exercise the self-restraint of a really great nation which realizes its own strength and scorns to misuse it.

— Woodrow Wilson

A strength is a lot like oxygen. We don’t really pay much attention to it – unless it’s missing.

— Julie Winkle Giulioni, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

— Louis Pasteur

I’m coming from a place of total strength and humility now.

— Robert Downey, Jr.

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

— Henry Ward Beecher

Mental energy is powerful. Direct its strength towards our positive aspirations rather than empowering unsubstantiated fears.

— Andi Jones, Living Without Limits: A Memoir by Andi Jones

The strength of a country derives from the educational levels of the individuals in that nation.

— Debasish Mridha

Pray for strength to persevere.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The strength within you, divine soul, can survive any situation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

You won’t find a CEO who doesn’t talk about a ‘powerful culture’ as a source of competitive advantage. At the same time, you’d be hard-pressed to find a CEO who has much of a clue about the strength of that culture.

— Marcus Buckingham

The strength of a woman is the love she carries in her heart.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Overcome your problems as they arise. Do not live in fear of the next bad thing in your life. Enjoy your time now and trust that you have the strength to defeat every problem that comes your way in the future.

— Avina Celeste

Strength is not just in muscle and bone, ” Rovender said”That is right, ” Soth added. “Emotional strength is more powerful.

— Tony DiTerlizzi, A Hero For WondLa

With grace, we find the strength within to reach the goal.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.

— Kahlil Gibran

The greatest riches are the gift of life, strength and wisdom.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The word of God gives strength to my bones, power to my spirit and hope to my soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

You may be sure that it was not for any merit that others do not possess: not for power or wisdom, at any rate. But you have been chosen, and you must therefore use such strength and heart and wits as you have.

— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Never complain, pray for strength to overcome the difficulty.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The studios basically, besides developing some material, their strength is distribution. Distribution in any other business is a cost that you incur. You know, in a trucking business, you eat it. In a film business, distribution is a profit center.

— Michael Douglas

Abuse is a parasite that feeds off hate and shame, growing in size and strength with silence.

— Nikki Sex, Accuse

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

— Anna Freud

The strength is given to me by the recognition I don’t waste it in vain.

— Anton Staroverov

Women may fall when there’s no strength in men.Act II

— William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Any noble cause will encounter its share of setbacks. The strength of that cause is measured in how the men who fight for it respond. We refuse to give up, which is why we will prevail eventually.

— D.B. Jackson, Thieftaker

If you wish to find the strength of being, read the Holy Bible.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

When you feel down and out you must reach up and out–to Spirit! Our strength will only resonate deep within your souls if you open your heart and minds with us.

— Jim Fargiano

Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes.

— Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

We find new strength in every battle won.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I felt invincible. My strength was that of a giant. God was certainly standing by me. I smashed five saloons with rocks before I ever took a hatchet.

— Carry Nation

My dear, it is a great strength to have faced the worst and to have *felt* it a feature of beauty. Nothing ever after can shake one.

— Olaf Stapledon, Odd John

Every struggle you overcome, will build the strength of your spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

All your strength must come from within, because no external source can provide it.

— Stephen Richards, Six Figure Success: Time To Think Big – You Can Do It

Magic is the art of thinking, not strength or language.

— Christopher Paolini, Eldest

It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.

— Doe Zantamata

To every person who has never experienced genuine love and kindness, may you still have the strength to find the love and light that exists within your soul to give, thrive, and shine.

— Leta B.

Stay strong in strength of spirituality.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Don’t deceive yourself; laughing at someone’s weakness is not the way to reveal your strength. Your strength is in the help you offer, not the mockeries you deliver!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Success is anything that gives you strength to work harder.

— M.H. Rakib, The Cavalier

My biggest flaw is probably my attention span or lack thereof. And while it might seem contradictory, my biggest strength is my work ethic.

— Tom Holland

Courage to dare is the strength to endure.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The grace to read the Holy Bible is the strength of being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Cosmic Ordering – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking your potential.

— Stephen Richards, Cosmic Ordering Guide

Think about what binds you to your husband and he to you. Marvel at the strength of that bond, which is both abstract and concrete, spiritual and legal.

— Whitney Otto, How to Make an American Quilt

A man whose strength gives out collapses along the course. In your case you set the limits beforehand.

— Confucius, The Analects of Confucius: Bilingual Edition, English and Chinese: 論語

May you find grace and strength to achieve all the good things your faith prompts you to do.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come.

— Victor Hugo

Happiness has two hands: one with strength for lifting up heavy hearts and a gentle hand for tickling.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes

One day a week I seek to rest from earthly toil and sorrow.Revitalized, I find the strength to battle new tomorrows.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

But strength doesn’t always mean brute force. You don’t have to kick ass to be a fighter. Violence doesn’t equal strength.

— Becca Fitzpatrick, Finale

I come from hardworking, determined people on both sides of my family… the kind who live with a hard reality from which much strength comes.

— Adriana Trigiani

Without strength and courage it’s really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you’re alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.

— Scott Hamilton

Courage is strength of a strong soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

It is a maudlin and indecent verity that comes out through the strength of wine.

— Joseph Conrad

Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?

— Ivan Turgenev

I know what I want, I have a goal, an opinion, I have a religion and love. Let me be myself and then I am satisfied. I know that I’m a woman, a woman with inward strength and plenty of courage.

— Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

where is the source of power of man’s restore? in physical strength ?or money? i felt -it is heart . men who has something might be stopped if no is peace in his heart

— litymunshi

Believe in the strength of your own resolve.

— Sandra T. Huerta

Not being “okay, ” is a gift. And inside that gift, is the strength to change and the courage to begin again.

— Kirstin Leigh

We cannot run away from our problems. We have to pray for strength to conquer

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Ian willed all his energy, all his strength through that touch and into Chris. Take it, take everything, babe. I’m yours.

— Kaje Harper, Lies and Consequences

Your greatest strength is never give up on yourself.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure.

— Cesar Chavez

America’s strength has made it a sort of Gulliver in world affairs: By wiggling its toes it can, often inadvertently, break the arm of a Lilliputian.

— Mohsin Hamid

Why was I chosen?”Such questions cannot be answered, ‘ said Gandalf. ‘You may be sure that it was not for any merit that others do not possess. But you have been chosen, and you must therefore use such strength and heart and wits as you have.

— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

I pressed my hand against her hair, holding her to me, filled with the certainty that she was going to hurt me again and that I didn’t have the strength to push her away before she did.

— Maggie Stiefvater, Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie

The most painful moment in my life also became the moment I showed the most strength and courage.

— Cecelia Ahern

If adrenaline was a catalyst for strength then hope was the catalyst for endurance.

— Marianne Banks, Keepsake Self Storage

The Green Lantern is a unique superhero because it’s not that he’s super that is his focus it’s that he’s a man. He’s very human. That’s his greatest strength and his greatest weakness.

— Blake Lively

A lot of guys have muscles. A lot of strong men in this world. I think it’s important to show that even under all this strength there’s a fragile side, a side that can be affected.

— Sylvester Stallone

In trans women’s eyes, I see a wisdom that can only come from having to fight for your right to be recognized as female, a raw strength that only comes fro unabashedly asserting your right to be feminine in an inhospitable world.

— Julia Serano, Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

So prodigal was I of youth Forgetting I was young I worshipped dead men for their strength Forgetting I was strong.

— Vita Sackville-West

I’m not against working out. It’s just not effective for weight loss. I like strength training to tone and firm the body so you look tight. But working out just makes you hungrier.

— Jorge Cruise

True strength comes from the mind and spirit.

— Drew Karpyshyn, Children of Fire

How is it I have the strength to carry my own weaknesses?

— Nanamoli Thera

Operate from ur strength and not ur weakness.everyone has weaknesses

— Ikechukwu Joseph, Achievers Handbook 4: Over 100 Inspirational Keys to Fulfill your Destiny

Men strive for peace but it is their enemies that give them strength and I think if man no longer had enemies he would have to invent them for his strength only grows from struggle.

— Louis L’Amour

Being faithful in the smallest things is the way to gain, maintain, and demonstrate the strength needed to accomplish something great.

— Alex Harris

Sometimes it seems that men–yes, and even women too!–if they believe in a thing strongly enough, they get a strength or endurance that they wouldn’t have believe possible.

— Carter Dickson, The Cavalier’s Cup

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.

— Lawrence Welk

My strength was returning as we went on. It occurred to me then that it was in times of struggle that I found the best parts of myself-courage, loyalty, an unexpected peace- and I always discovered what I needed to break through and go on.

— Patrick Carman, Stargazer

For what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over again.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald

I suppose that one’s years spent living do not reflect a measure of our souls or strength of character.

— Peter Koevari, Prophecies Awakening

When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires of those who dwell there.

— Everett Dirksen

All too often miners, and indeed other trade unionists, underestimate the economic strength they have.

— Arthur Scargill

other people’s weakness can destroy you just as much as their strength can. Weak people are not harmless. Their weakness can be their strength.

— Philip Roth, Indignation

A nation will rise no higher than the strength of its homes.

— Gordon B. Hinckley

My strength is with actors. I think I’m good at working with them to get the best performances, at seeing what it is that they have and that the story needs.

— Sydney Pollack

The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.

— George W. Bush

Suddenly this is all too hard. I am tired of putting up walls. I want someone with the strength – and the honesty – to break them down.

— Jodi Picoult, Vanishing Acts

The only real flesh was the flesh that existed in his imagination. Since, therefore, he regarded the flesh as an ideal abstraction, rather than as a physical fact, he had relied on his spiritual strength to subjugate it.

— Yukio Mishima

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

— Samuel Johnson

Like words written in the sand taken away by wavesThousands of years of culture discovered in lost cavesClimbing to a mountain at it’s highest peakOut of no where strength when thought down and weak

— Justin Bienvenue, Like A Box Of Chocolates

It takes some strength to fight. It takes greater strength to choose not to fight.

— Philip Gerard Oning

Much of your strength as a woman can come from the resolve to replenish and fill your own well and essence first, before taking care of others.

— Miranda J. Barrett, A Woman’s Truth: A Life Truly Worth Living

Children are gentle and heed. Adults are tough and seize. Wise men and women have the strength and flexibility to do what’s right.

— Stefan Emunds

Her weakness was aggressive and kept forcing him to capitulate until eventually he lost his strength and was transformed into the rabbit in her arms .

— Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

It is not the strength of your faith but the object of your faith that actually saves you. Strong faith in a weak branch is fatally inferior to weak faith in a strong branch.

— Timothy J. Keller, The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

But she does it anyway, and I sit beside her…because strength is a choice.

— Nadine Brandes, A Time to Speak

Most people give Kennedy a passing grade, a good grade on the Cuban Missile Crisis handling, but what they don’t realize, if he had had strength, if he had showed strength before, there would never have been a Cuban Missile Crisis.

— Louie Gohmert

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don´t give up.

— Robert Tew

No matter what, if you have the strength of life, it is enough to be thankful.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

It is the strength of our culture that we can have Sonia Gandhi, who is Catholic, a Sikh prime minister, and a Muslim president.

— Azim Premji

The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.

— Benjamin Banneker

The real strength of a man is not in the size of his muscles, but in the size of his heart.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

We live in a society that only embraces success and that is who we are. It takes a great deal of inner strength to deal with the time commitment of coaching when very little seems to be accomplished.

— George M. Gilbert, Team Of One: We Believe

Love truly does have the power to transcend evil. It can get us through the most unspeakable of events and give us the strength to keep on putting one foot in front of the other.

— Naomi Benaron

The mask can be a limitation, but you just deal with it. You do get superhuman strength and pumpkin bombs and all this other stuff to express yourself with.’

— Willem Dafoe

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

— John Muir

Any fool can hope when success lies plainly in view. It wants genuine strength to hope when matters are hopeless.

— Michael Flynn, Eifelheim

When a tradition gathers enough strength to go on for centuries, you don’t just turn it off one day.

— Chinua Achebe

It requires far more strength to experience emotion than to suppress it.

— Wendy Walker, All Is Not Forgotten

Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity.

— G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare

All choices are illusions, or if they are not illusions their strength is illusory, for one choice must contend with the choices of all the other men and women deciding anything in that moment.

— Kevin Powers, The Yellow Birds

Focus on your strength and maximum its potential.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation the source of strength is one’s self. When one prays he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.

— Chiang Kai-shek

Having the strength to tune out negativity and remain focused on what I want gives me the will and confidence to achieve my goals.

— Gisele Bundchen

Isn’t strength the ability to renounce every lie in your heart?

— Bisco Hatori, Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 7

Such strength behind these eyes, that your soul glows through. Blinding. Captivating. Torturing. You may be as stubborn as a mule on a cliff side but any man would find the true meaning of foolishness to ever forget these facts.

— Stephanie Hudson, The Triple Goddess

We are God’s chosen people.We are God’s treasured possession.Let us rise in mighty strength to possess our rightful places as God’s children.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

We can’t flee from temptation in our own strength—but God will give us the strength we need, if we’ll only seek it. A friend of mine says, “When the devil knocks, I just send Jesus to the door!

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Whatever I lack in size and strength and speed, I kind of make up for in being grittier. When it comes to something like basketball I’m definitely not the best guy on the court, but I love elbowing and pushing people out or boxing them out.

— Steven Yeun

A single minded vision gives strength of purpose.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

My strength is in the Lord.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Only when we cease to rely on our own strength can we discover that God’s strength is always there for us.

— Scott Hahn, Hope for Hard Times

For me, in my life, dyslexia has been a little bit of a blessing. It helped me find my strength and directed me towards what I really wanted to do.

— Darcey Bussell

If we care for our spiritual needs, we shall find strength for any other well-being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Few men during their lifetime comes anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.

— Richard E. Byrd

Encouragement gives strength to every soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Give us the strength to encounter that which is to come that we may be brave in peril constant in tribulation temperate in wrath and in all changes of fortune and down to the gates of death loyal and loving one to anther.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

She is the weakness you think of as strength while I am the strength you have no idea is there.

— David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility

Do not judge others, without first judging yourself. There is no strength without knowing thyself. ☥

— Luis Marques

There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration.

— Lewis Carroll

Give me the strength to lead, for I fear otherwise we may hang ourselves.

— Stephanie Hemphill

The trials test the strength of faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I imagined the sound of whips on black backs and the roar of the overseer over the cry of mothers being separated from their babies. I pulled on all the strength I had not to shot out every valuable leaded pane of glass in that stinking house.

— Linda Leigh Hargrove

My strength was that I am more balanced and calmer than most other riders.

— Miguel Indurain

I think that’s the strength of photography – to decide the decisive moment, to click in the moment to come up with a picture that never comes back again.

— Rene Burri

You can learn to heal yourself, learn to understand that the pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow!

— Stephen Richards, The Pain You Feel Today Is The Strength You Feel Tomorrow

They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force–nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.

— Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

God awaits us with open arms; we need only to take a step toward him like the Prodigal Son. But if, weak as we are, we don’t have the strength to take that step, just the desire to take it is enough.

— Andrea Tornielli, El nombre de Dios es Misericordia

God gives us His strength by giving us His vision of things. Our seeing people as innocent is the only way to achieve God’s peace.

— Marianne Williamson, Enchanted Love: The Mystical Power Of Intimate Relationships

My strength never came from political echelons, it came from the family. And from the fields and the lands and the flowers and everything I see there. My strength came from there.

— Ariel Sharon

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

— James Lane Allen

Buddha gives me the strength to bring my words to life and he gives me the strength to share my love of life.

— Anthony T. Hincks

Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work.

— Joseph Conrad

Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.

— Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield

Be confident, be bold! These are your life greatest strength for success.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

In times of adversity we develop our senses of creativity and strength of our souls.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The poem is the point at which our strength gave out.

— Richard Rosen

Guilt takes away the energy and strength and reduces a person’s productivity

— Sunday Adelaja

Faith is not the belief that everything will be all right tomorrow, but the belief that I possess the strength to make everything all right today.

— Charles F. Glassman, Brain Drain The Breakthrough That Will Change Your Life

The strength of a woman far exceeds the brawn of a man. ~Lisa Antonio

— Lisa Antonio

The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of the world but those who fight and win battles that others do not know anything about.

— Jonathan Harnisch, The Brutal Truth

In those days, men proved their strength and manliness by being well mannered, helpful, and gentle. Just how gentle they could be under trying circumstances, how civilised they could be in a harsh world, that was the measure of a man.

— Terry Lee Rioux, From Sawdust to Stardust: The Biography of DeForest Kelley

Such beautiful strength lives in uncompromising humility.

— Scott Stabile

What happens when you combine your passion, strength and value? This is the process of creating true art.

— J.R. Rim

You possess great strength and vitality.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The strength of survival in life lies in strong-minded soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

God’s strength is rooted in being faithful to his true Self, in just Being good. The Devil’s strength depends on synergies, agreements, cooperation and beliefs.

— Robin Sacredfire

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.

— Mahatma Gandhi

I played volleyball, basketball, softball, and I started to love soccer the most around 7-8 years old because it was a physical game. I could use my speed and strength to my advantage.

— Alex Morgan

I once wrote a book on courage and what made people courageous. I found it was a strength of belief matched by a strength of willpower.

— Gordon Brown

When it comes to tyrants, dictators and terrorists, strength and the threat of force is the only language they understand.

— Kevin McCarthy

If they lacked the opportunity, the strength of their sprit would have been sapped; if they had lacked ability, the opportunity would have been wasted.

— Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

Draw great strength from your family and give in turn to those who come after you.

— Janet Reno

When people are depending on us, we end up finding strength we didn’t know we had.

— Adam Grant

Look within, find strength for thy soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

In life you’ll face difficulties that postpone some of your dreams. Regardless, life goes fast by reminding us youth is finite and old age is stable. So you mustn’t stop dreaming and running while your strength is yet tough.

— Darmie O-Lujon

Because I found the strength to do the things I believe in, and the will to stop doing the things I don’t believe in.So I have discovered what it means, to be at peace.

— pleasefindthis, I Wrote This For You: Just the Words

The spiritual fire defines the strength of faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I know in my mindI would leave you nowIf I had the strength toI would leave you upTo your own devicesWill you not talkCan you take pityI don’t ask muchBut won’t you speakPlease.

— Dave Matthews Band, Best of Dave Matthews Band for Easy Guitar

Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism… but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

I will not retreat I will find the strength to reach my goal.

— Henrikh Mkhitaryan

It’s not about grades, or saaviness, or sex appeal. It’s all about grit. The strength of your character is the strength of your character determines your success more than anything else.

— Jennifer Coletta

I always have the feeling we are merely fearfully trying to save room for God; I would rather speak of God at the center than at the limits, in strength rather than weakness, and thus in human life and goodness rather than in death and guilt.

— Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Keep me heaven my soul has holes, leaking good morals, I once had control over dark matters of the world, give me courage and strength for my Lord, and sew the holes that hold you near. Keep me heaven my soul has holes.

— Anthony Liccione

Something called ‘the Oklahoma Standard’ became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.

— Brad Henry

She might not be sweetShe might not be upbeatShe is womanHer strength finespun —To the unkind, She changes her mind.Oh woman, solid purebred.Hold high your head.

— Tara Estacaan

A champion’s strength comes from never being contented.

— Stephan El Shaarawy

The common mistake that bullies make is assuming that because someone is nice that he or she is weak. Those traits have nothing to do with each other. In fact, it takes considerable strength and character to be a good person.

— MaryElizabeth Williams

Despite how utterly massive they might be, it is never the size of the arsenal nor the strength of the warrior. Rather, it is a heart bent on sacrifice that is the most potent weapon of all.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Would he ever have the strength to stop looking?

— J.K. Rowling

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.

— Phil Jackson

Do not work so hard for Christ that you have no strength to pray for prayer requires strength.

— J. Hudson Taylor

A single-minded purpose gives sacred strength to achieve the dream.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Something about her was different that day. In an instant, she swallowed her regrets, choked back her past, and swore to make history every damn day. There I stood, struggling to make sense of the strength of a woman.

— J. Raymond

My greatest strength as an actor is that I follow my director’s brief completely. The film is always the director’s visual baby.

— John Abraham

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.

— Elbert Hubbard

Being an American is a state of mind, and to be in a family is to feel the power of belonging, the power of your roots. Family is a tree, the strength of a tree, the roots, the leaves, the past and the present, the future, the fruits, the seeds.

— Esai Morales

All our focus and strength must be concentrated on striving to fulfill the will of God for our lives

— Sunday Adelaja

May you find new strength to accomplish your daily work.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband’s bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.

— Pearl S. Buck

God will give us the strength to be able to handle things. I mean, you can try to do it on your own, and sometimes you can pull off some stuff, but in the long run, it’s much easier with Him by our side.

— Bethany Hamilton

Don’t open up doors you won’t have the strength later to close, be mindful of the acts you enable.

— Tyconis D. Allison Ty

It takes all my strength to do daily tasks. To some people, I’m just a number. I’m a projected food stamps debit card lifetime member. I’m seen as crazy or insane, but it doesn’t matter. I know I am bigger than my suffering.

— Jacquelyn Nicole Davis, Trace The Grace: A Memoir

When your strength goes down, remember God is up to uplift you!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I do believe that we are to love our enemies and do good to those who persecute you. I believe that there is power and strength in that.

— Michael Moore

Sometimes life knocks you down, but all you need to do is to get up because happiness isn’t in the absence of problems but the strength to overcome.

— Ane Krstevska

I’m adding moves to my post game. I’m really working on staying low. I’m working on my strength overall, especially my legs. That’s going to help me defensively as well.

— Kristaps Porzingis

George MacDonald gives me renewed strength during times of trouble–times when I have seen people tempted to deny God–when he says, “The Son of God suffered unto death, not that men might not suffer, but that their sufferings might be like his.

— Madeleine L’Engle, Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art

Our ability to handle life’s challenges is a measure of our strength of character.

— Les Brown

When they told him this, Ransom at last understood why mythology was what it was — gleams of celestial strength and beauty falling on a jungle of filth and imbecility.

— C.S. Lewis, Perelandra

Thought is my strength and love is my power.

— Debasish Mridha

No man deserves to be praised for his goodness unless he has the strength of character to be wicked. All other goodness is generally nothing but indolence or impotence of will.

— La Rochefoucauld

It has been my honor to support and work with President Barack Obama, a man who has brought courage and character to the presidency. President Obama’s strength of character leads him to do the right thing, even when it isn’t the easy thing.

— Harry Reid

Her son would be incomparably handsome, good and powerful. He would be the expected Messiah; it is fortunate for humanity that all mothers have this pathetic faith, without it mankind would not have the ever-renascent strength to go on living.

— Émile Zola, Le Docteur Pascal

You can survive any situation with strength of spirit and soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Sacred souls experience sleepless nights. It is enormous strength for specific sacred work.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Your future, hopes and dreams should never be tied down to anybody! The strength lies inside of you to decide at any moment your direction.

— Chinonye J. Chidolue

We lost our country somewhere along the way. We know where we lost it but we do not appear to have the strength to eliminate those blocking our view to enable us to develop our common identity.

— Nilantha Ilangamuwa

Dear Woman, You are a beautiful flower of earth, allow the rain to feed you the same strength as the sun. Don’t stop growing through the storms, they are sent to test how solid your soil is not too destroy your roots.

— Keysha Jade, Intoxicated stained tears

Your handshake has the power to reveal your strength of character, make a promise, demonstrate your level of respect, exercise your etiquette, and represent your business acumen. Learning how to do it well will take you far in life and in business.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Body Language: 8 Ways to Optimize Non-Verbal Communication for Positive Impact

People never fully confront their wrongdoing. They are all trying to push for their own ends, and they lack the strength to truly apologise for that. In my heart of hearts, I wondered if I was just the same.

— Guy Mankowski, An Honest Deceit

There is uncertainty in hope, but even with its tenuous nature, it summons our strength and pulls us through fear and grief— and even death.

— Priscille Sibley, The Promise of Stardust

It is the spirit of the poets that gives the soldiers strength to fight.

— Casting Crowns, Casting Crowns: Come to the Well

Spirituality is the strength of existence.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

But I really like hosting, I think it’s a strength of mine. It allows me to improvise, and I love the spontaneity of that, and I think I’m funny behind the desk when interviewing someone.

— Garry Shandling

To have wisdom whilst young, to have strength whilst old, therein lies the secret to life on earth

— Paddick Van Zyl

From my tears of happiness I have became a mountain of strength surrounded by a sea of Joy.

— Stanley Victor Paskavich

I don’t admire the person who hides from the world and claims enlightenment. To be purified you have to be tested and there is no better test of strength than dealing with other people.

— Donna Lynn Hope

One of the things that launched the strength in biotech is when the pharmaceutical industry itself got a little slow.

— Louis Navellier

No one can know your strength and weakness better than yourself.

— Rahul Kumar Tilwani

That which you love most will then become both your strength and your weakness.

— Criss Jami

May you find strength to survive life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Man has not really vanquished Shamanism and its spooks till he possesses the strength to lay aside not only the belief in ghosts or in spirits, but also the belief in the spirit.

— Max Stirner

Our strength in finance has led us to set up an international financial centre with medium and long-term objectives, especially to develop Islamic financial and insurance services.

— Hassanal Bolkiah

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires a great deal of strength to decide what to do.

— Elbert Hubbard

She was strength and power and so many things he’d pretended for twelve years he didn’t miss, didn’t need.

— Natalie J. Damschroder, Hearts Under Siege

With an old head and a young heart, you can be a source of real strength [to others] who need your cheer and encouragement.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

He was the gorgeous one, brute strength wrapped into one sex god of a man.

— Cristin Harber, Savage Secrets

The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren’t able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It’s called being human.

— Elizabeth Edwards

All that technical expertise isn’t worth a damn if you don’t get the best out of people, though. . . . These were leaders who saw strength in ordinary people and showed them how to break tyranny.

— Noël Coward

Allison was at full strength when it came to one thing:attitude.

— Cinda Williams Chima

We are still keeping, as much as we can to the one million commitment that we made, hoping that at a certain point in time, the headwinds represented by the strength of the yen will be a little bit less strong.

— Carlos Ghosn

I know that, like every woman of the people, I have more strength than I appear to have.

— Evita Peron

An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community – as SNCC does – must work to provide that community with a position of strength from which to make its voice heard. This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan.

— Stokely Carmichael

We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God.

— David Brainerd

You’re not to be around people who understand your weaknesses, but rather those will not put you in circumstances that bring out your weaknesses. It’s basic logic that your weakness is another person’s strength or opportunity.

— Nyona Matende

I sort of consider myself a comedic actress, not a comedienne. I think it’s different. You know, I’m not a stand-up or anything, but playing into comedic situations is sort of where, I think, my strength lies.

— Zooey Deschanel

Friendship gives us the strength to turn from lambs into lions.

— Stephen Richards

When a strong woman recklessly throws away her strength she is worse than a weak woman who has never had any strength to throw away.

— Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd

God is our refuge and strength a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear.

— Bible

Resiliency, like a cartwheel, requires core strength and a disregard for gravity. Only one of which can be willed.

— Amy Koppelman, Hesitation Wounds

Truly, love is delightful and pleasant food, supplying, as it does, rest to the weary, strength to the weak, and joy to the sorrowful. It in fact renders the yoke of truth easy and its burden light.

— Saint Bernard

The Hulk was a unique character because of his strength and power. He doesn’t have a costume like Spiderman or like Superman – The Hulk is more visual. His passion and his strength, that is what separates him from anything else.

— Lou Ferrigno

As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.

— Vincent van Gogh

The degree of our spiritual strength will be in direct proportion to the time we spend in God’s Word.

— Elizabeth George, A Mom After God’s Own Heart Devotional

Definitely, there’s a lot of strength in depth in my division.

— Katie Taylor

Part of my strength as an actor comes from what I’ve learned all these years: when you play a villain, you try to get the light touches; when you play a hero, you try to get in some of the warts.

— John Forsythe

I love my loneliness as it helps me gather strength to deal with people.

— Amit Abraham

Deep down within the heart there is a stillness which is healing, a trust in the universal laws which is unwavering, and a strength which is rock-like. But because it is so deep we need both patience and perseverance when digging for it.

— Paul Brunton, The Notebooks of Paul Brunton

Success is a work in progress, failure is not the end of the road: it is the strength to continue that matters.

— Ane Krstevska

The greatest strength are rooted in love, joy, peace, patient, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The strength of self-reliance and self-development is that of science and technology, and the shortcut to implementing the five-year strategy is to give importance and precedence to science and technology.

— Kim Jong-un

Love is the strength of the spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

There is a strength of character in the people who have, by and large, never experienced comfort.

— Sean Penn

I know what it’s like to be an outcast in society. I know what it’s like to want to find strength, and more importantly, I know what it’s like to find that internal strength and rise out of the pain of being just sort of a weirdo.

— Andy Biersack

You have strength born of years of grief and anger… The strength of a man denied revenge.

— Compton Gage

There are some great roles – mostly in Shakespeare’s tragedies which no one can play at full strength from beginning to end. One simply hopes that one can hit the peaks as often as one has the strength.

— Peggy Ashcroft

Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life; it supports them all, lends strength to them all ambition, cruelty, avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.

— Marquis de Sade

Embrace who you are and your divine purpose. Identify the barriers in your life, and develop discipline, courage and the strength to permanently move beyond them, and keep moving forward.

— Germany Kent

I really believe in the old expression that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. It’s through adversity that you find the strength you never knew you had.

— Christie Brinkley

Shizuo Heiwajima, the strongest man in Ikebukuro: “I just want the ability to control myself. That’s the kind of strength I want.

— Ryohgo Narita, Durarara!! Saika Arc, Vol. 1

In the darkest hour the soul is replenished and given strength to continue and endure.

— Heart Warrior Chosa

For too long, unfunded federal mandates have drained the budgets of states and communities. The strength and vitality of our communities must be restored.

— Bernie Sanders

Let strength and wisdom carry you forward beyond the limited horizons — you may have once envisioned.

— Eleesha, The Soulful Pathway To Quotes: Soulfully Inspiring and Uplifting You Daily by Utilizing the Power of Positive Quotes

Celebrate your day of birthday as special day.Make a specific birthday wishes and write it down.You will be amazed about the power of pen and inner strength to accomplish the wishes.This will be a special gift for yourself on each birthday.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I do not need the strength of your arm to make a knight of you, Gavin. All I need is your heart, and that you have given, ‘ the Prince said.

— Chuck Black, Kingdom’s Call

As long as we desire to reach new heights, we will find the strength to climb the mountain.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Rise up & attack the day with Passion. The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.

— Napz Cherub Pellazo

I treasure my meetings with individuals affected by autism – parents, children, teachers and friends. Their strength is inspiring. They deserve all possible opportunities for education, employment and integration.

— Ban Ki-moon

Better than the strength of men and horses is our wisdom.

— Xenophanes

This struggle and scramble for office for a way to live without work will finally test the strength of our institutions.

— Abraham Lincoln

Worrying doesn’t make any difference, but working does and spirituality gives one the strength to work

— Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The priceless gift of life, strength and time is our greatest wealth.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I stay in Jersey – it’s home, man. It’s home. And I think that’s the foundation of the true strength of the communities where we live in America.

— Joe Piscopo

If you have life, strength and time, it is enough to perform your sacred task.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.

— William E. Gladstone

I have met so-called leaders who showed fear in a moment when strength was required, and they give leadership a bad name.

— Jason Taylor, Lead Yourself To Financial Success: How To Become A Great Leader, Add Value To Any Organization, And Increase Overall Prosperity In As Little As Three Months

Nothing burns like the cold. But only for a while. Then it gets inside you and starts to fill you up, and after a while you don’t have the strength to fight it.

— George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

Never worry what others say when you walk away from all the drama. Be grateful you had the strength and courage to stay out of the conflict and be at peace with your choices.

— Elle Sommer

May you have a fresh strength in the spring season.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Many learn from the pastbut few do something with it. Take Action. Struggles bring strength to strive and succeed.

— Farshad Asl

The true purpose of the strong is to promote greater strength in the weak, and not to keep the weak in that state where they are at the mercy of the strong.

— Christian D. Larson

Freedom is not the ability to do whatever you want. Freedom is the strength of character to do what is good, true, noble, and right.

— Matthew Kelly, The Seven Levels of Intimacy: The Art of Loving and the Joy of Being Loved

She wanted to ride him, to feel all that strength pulsing beneath her, but the most primitive part of her brain knew that this first time, he was going to be on top. A man like Declan was dominant to his core.

— Katie Reus, Retribution

A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.

— Marcel Proust

I suppose it is that sickness and weakness are selfish things and turn our inner eyes and sympathy on ourselves, whilst health and strength give love rein, and in thought and feeling he can wander where he wills.

— Bram Stoker, Dracula

Arise in mighty strength and pursue your dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Heavy resistance strength training (loads > 85% 1RM) appears to evoke significant gains in maximal eccentric muscle strength.

— Marco Cardinale, Strength and Conditioning: Biological Principles and Practical Applications

We write to shed our sorrows and give strength to our spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

First I shall name the eagle, of which there are three species: the great grey eagle is the largest, of great strength and high flight; he chiefly preys on fawns and other young quadrupeds.

— William Bartram

We the people have the strength to bring our country from our weak-kneed stumbling gait in the last ranks of reason to the leadership of the great march to environmental victory.

— Walter Cronkite

Difficulties & Challenges become our strength when we focus the goal.

— Gaurav GRV Sharma

I would just say that human beings are stronger together. Relying on someone else is not a sign of weakness it shows strength that you’re able to accept that you need help.

— Dove Cameron

When the mind is without fear and prejudice, and the head is held high with the strength of reasoning, then only the brightest rays of religion can penetrate the darkest corners of the human society.

— Abhijit Naskar, Illusion of Religion: A Treatise on Religious Fundamentalism

May you find strength for your daily work.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Every good citizen adds to the strength of a nation.

— Gordon B. Hinckley

There’s no way Daniel Bryan can beat me in a Royal Rumble match. It’s ridiculous. He’s nowhere near as heavy as me he doesn’t have a fraction of the strength I have. There are a lot of ways that Daniel Bryan can possibly beat me.

— Roman Reigns

The creative strength is good enough and deep enough to bring itself to flower and to grow in spite of this sickness.

— Joanne Greenberg, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people’s business.

— Jesse Ventura

I’d try to channel my nervous energy in a positive way into strength and endurance. It didn’t always work.

— Kristi Yamaguchi

The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.

— Leon Trotsky

The French Revolution will be found to have had great influence on the strength of parties, and on the subsequent political transactions of the United States.

— John Marshall

Diane had always admired Kaci’s strength and outspoken nature.

— Valenciya Lyons, Cami’s Decision

For the weakest has but to try his strength to find it, and then he shall be strong.

— Robin Hobb, Ship of Magic

Calm, open debate, and logical thought drive strength to its maximum effectiveness.

— Billy Corgan

Both his voice and eyes had the burning cold of alcohol. His strength no longer lay in his military experience or his knowledge of the map, but in his harsh, impetuous soul.

— Vasily Grossman, Life and Fate

Spirituality is the strength of being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

All that grieved me – that I was half one thing and half another and nothing wholly – was the sorrow of my childhood, but the strength and use of my life after I grew up.

— Ursula K. Le Guin

Think of yourself as a mobile phone and visualize the signal strength bars on your screen. Plugging In is re-establishing that connection to better your reception.

— Malti Bhojwani, Don’t Think Of a Blue Ball

There is strength for every situation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

If sheer strength is your only contribution to war, you will ultimately be defeated.

— Justin Weisner Starks

God has always given me the strength to say what is right.

— Rosa Parks

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song. (Psalm 28:7 NIV)

— Anonymous, Holy Bible: New International Version

Strength of character will carry you further than physical strength alone.

— GamiRae

No three words have greater force than “I want you, ” greater strength than “I need you, ” greater might than “I miss you, ” and greater power than “I love you.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.

— Euripides

Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.

— Susan Gale

I cut the wood however I like, but it’s the grain that decides the strength and shape of it. You can add and subtract memories from people, but it isn’t just your memory that makes you who you are. There’s something in the grain of the mind.

— Orson Scott Card, The Worthing Saga

you don’t put demands on people and you never say anything negative–ever. So many people suck the life out of everyone they’re around, but you don’t do that. You give people strength just by being you.

— Matthew Quick, Boy21

Your emotional state has a tremendous amount to do with sickness, health and well-being. For years, my husband and I lived on — and because of — hope. Hope continues to give me the mental strength to carry on.

— Dana Reeve

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.

— Barbara Kingsolver, Homeland and Other Stories

The darkest experiences in a human being’s life allow that person to either go deeper and stay depressed or get the strength to stand up stronger than ever, and that’s my case.

— Thalia

To me, I see scars of courage. Inflicting them gave him the strength to survive the pain that’s plagued him all his life. I’m grateful to every one of them because he’s still here, with me.

— Nicola Haken, Broken

Striving for success with access of abilities and strength leads to clarity, with clarity confidence naturally comes up.

— Abhinav Rajput

Love is a possible strength in an actual weakness.

— Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd

Was it not worth the loss of a little immortality to have that strange mix of innocence and strength close to him?

— Nalini Singh, Angels’ Blood

We need strength and success elsewhere in our country – not by pulling London down but by building the rest of the country up.

— George Osborne

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

You can’t forge a relationship with learned helplessness, you can only force one and it will always be tenuous. There is always the possibility the peregrine will rediscover the strength of his heart.

— Rebecca K. O’Connor, Lift

It is not the strength but the duration of great sentiments that makes great men.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.

— Patti Davis

When we have fallen and need to get back up again, we are able to do it in His strength walking in His Spirit. Cling to the Spirit of Christ Jesus – He will never fail.

— Monica Johnson

It was not my strength that wanted nursing, it was my imagination that wanted soothing.

— Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

I know what my limitations are as an actor, but my strength is putting myself into a well-written part. When I get in trouble is when I have to fix it, or when I have to carry it on personality.

— George Clooney

Let me announce, with all the strength at my command, that I am not a terrorist and I never was, expect perhaps in the beginning of my revolutionary career. And I am convinced that we cannot gain anything through those methods.

— Bhagat Singh

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital… the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.

— John F. Kennedy

Stop. Stop trying to make the illusion of strength. You don’t need it. Not here. Not now. Let yourself be sad until the real strength returns.

— Elise Kova, Crystal Crowned

The secret strength of a nation is found in the faith that abides in the hearts and homes of the country.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remains as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.

— Ama H. Vanniarachchy

Indian democracy’s greatest strength is that we have always put the nation above politics.

— Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Endurance is nobler than strength and patience than beauty.

— John Ruskin

Dreams give the strength to live life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Few endeavors, if any at all, I find to be inherently mature or inherently immature. Maturity is neither defined by one’s particular preferences nor by one’s particular activities; rather, it is defined by the strength of one’s character.

— Criss Jami, Healology

A bird does not fly because of the wind around it, but because of the strength within it.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

One thing in common between politics and marketing is that your greatest strength can often be your greatest weakness.

— Joel Benenson

True joy comes from knowing Christ personally and from depending on His strength rather than your own.

— Jim George, The Bare Bones Bible® Handbook for Teens: Getting to Know Every Book in the Bible

When the well’s nearly dry and you’re not sure you have the strength to persevere, fill up on love and friendship, then take another step, and then another, until you reach your goal.

— Liza M. Wiemer

If only every man would make proper use of his strength and do his utmost he need never regret his limited ability.

— Cicero

The strength we find within ourselves gives us endurance and perseverance power.

— Ellen J. Barrier, How to Trust God When All Other Resources Have Failed

I guess, as a reporter, I always thought that my biggest strength was that I could get anybody to talk to me. I wasn’t the best writer, but I could get people to talk to me.

— Jose Antonio Vargas

Depression is a sign of strength – because it means no matter how weak your mind might be to you, your heart is still strong enough to feel.

— Emma Hart

Today’s struggle will be tomorrow’s strength so welcome it with love and courage.

— Debasish Mridha

Don’t judge a person by how important he is or how big he is. Judge a person by the strength of character or size of his heart.

— Glad Munaiseche

I was just a girl again, but this girl didn’t owe her strength to fate or chance or a grand destiny. I’d been born with my power; the rest I’d earned.

— Leigh Bardugo, Ruin and Rising

Ah men do not know how much strength is in poise that he goes the farthest who goes far enough.

— James Russell Lowell

Ah men do not know how much strength is in poise That he goes the farthest who goes far enough.

— James Russell Lowell

There exists a sacred strength for every great accomplishment.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

We fall many times. But we find strength within to rise again.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Filmmaking is not the work of the weak-minded. It may not be rocket science, but it requires ten times more strength of the mind than that.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Film Testament

Individuals often turn to poetry, not only to glean strength and perspective from the words of others, but to give birth to their own poetic voices and to hold history accountable for the catastrophes rearranging their lives.

— Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

We are taught that the hero’s journey is the journey from weakness to strength. But I am here today to tell you that those stories are wrong. The real hero’s journey is the journey from strength to weakness.

— John Green

In any situation, you can find strength in the Lord.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.

— Mike Murdock

You have to take strength from the people that love you and the people that love Barbara and the huge number of expressions of sympathy and compassion and support. That has been extremely moving.

— Ted Olson

The road to success is through commitment, and through the strength to drive through that commitment when it gets hard. And it is gonna get hard and you’re gonna wanna quit sometimes, but it’ll be colored by who you are, and more who you want to be.

— Will Smith

Have the courage to walk in truth, the strength to love always, and the integrity to never stray away from doing so.

— A.D. Posey

Three tips to stay in your strength zone. 1. Know your top five strengths.2. Align with them.3. Practice gratitude.

— Sravani Saha Nakhro

Prayer is like water – something you can’t imagine has the strength or power to do any good, and yet give it time and it can change the lay of the land.

— Jodi Picoult, Sing You Home

Physical strength in a woman – that’s what I am.

— Tina Turner

A sword wields no strength unless the hand that holds it has courage

— Hero Shade

It takes a strong effort on the part of each American Indian not to become Europeanized. The strength for this effort can only come from the traditional ways, the traditional values that our elders retain.

— Russell Means

Willpower is misunderstood. The very word suggests that wanting something badly enough bequeaths that necessary strength to achieve or overcome something. If that were the case, I’d be Michael Fassbender’s missus by now.

— Annmarie O’Connor, The Happy Closet

Great souls know the strength of their spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I believe that the strength in America is individual families and communities.

— Chris Gibson

Gods strength is manifestly perfected in your weakest weakness

— Ikechukwu Joseph, Through Faith: Living an Overcoming Life

I’m not praying for an easy life, but for God to give me strength to overcome life’s circumstances

— Amanda Penland

Many a man’s strength is in opposition and when he faileth he groweth out of use.

— Francis Bacon

Your brothers are the foolish ones for not seeing the strength in beautiful things.

— Kristin Cashore, Graceling

My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.

— Carly Fiorina

The beauty of collaboration between older and younger generations is that we combine strength with wisdom—a surefire way to accomplish more for the glory of God.

— Brett Harris

The future belongs to us, because we have taken charge of it. We have the commitment, we have the resourcefulness, and we have the strength of our people to share the dream across Africa of clean water for all.

— Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.

— Baruch Spinoza

The strength of the nation ultimately depends upon the strength of family and community.

— Jeff Fortenberry

How can the intensity of this shame be understood by those who have never experienced it? How can they understand the strength of the motivations produced by the desire to escape from it?

— Didier Eribon, Insult and the Making of the Gay Self

Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.

— Samuel Smiles

May you find a sacred strength to fulfill your dreams in the coming year.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.

— Louis Pasteur

Faith gives you confidence, strength and hope; vital for any accomplishment

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

The strength of a man is less of the man and much more of who and what backs the man.

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Your strength is beyond your own imagination.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

I think there’s a great strength in having the courage and also having the support to do what you want to do when you’re an artist in any way, shape or form.

— Dave Gahan

The strength of a human being is in one’s hierarchical level, characterised by say separation from physiological needs upwards.

— Priyavrat Thareja

There is strength in numbers, yes, but even more so in collective good will. For those endeavors are supported by mighty forces unseen.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

May you find the strength to chase your dreams

— Lailah Gifty Akita

As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls.

— Sonia Sotomayor

To be strong, find strength within yourself.

— Debasish Mridha

Continuous effort-not strength or intelligence-is the key to unlocking our potential.

— Winston Churchill

Is it not rather the touch of Love, of Love the Mysterious, who seeks constantly to unite two beings, who tries his strength the instant he has put a man and a woman face to face?

— Guy de Maupassant, Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

There were times when chemo would eat my body, but I told myself that I have the strength and courage to win and come out stronger.

— Yuvraj Singh

You know, when you’re unhappy you don’t have the strength left to take care of others. But it doesn’t mean you don’t love them.

— Francesca Marciano, Casa Rossa

For you and me, just knowing His presence is all around us can help lift us from the darkest night, embrace us in the loneliest hour, give us strength when we are tempted, and enable us to live confident and secure in His promises.

— Diane Moody, Confessions of a Prayer Slacker

One, who has passed through one pain, gets the strength to pass through many pains. Then he becomes the expert in passing through the pains.

— Dada Bhagwan

If you have a past with which you feel dissatisfied, then forget it, now. Imagine a new story for your life and believe in it. Focus only on the moments when you achieved what you desired, and that strength will help you to get what you want.

— Paulo Coelho, The Fifth Mountain

If you accept the situation, you will find strength for strategic adaptation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

It is not by strength that one prevails. But by the grace of prayer in the spirit of perseverance.

— Lailah Gifty, Akita

It is a common condition of being poor… you are always afraid that the good things in your life are temporary, that someone can take them away, because you have no power beyond your own brute strength to stop them.

— Rick Bragg

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.

— Dalai Lama

They began their climb, already weary, and the sun tried to steal whatever strength they had left. It was another god, a forgotten god, who gave a daily reminder, and was forgotten again each night.

— Dean F. Wilson, Worldwaker

Belief is not weakness. Faith is the greatest strength we can have.

— Kiersten White, And I Darken

Give me the strength to leaf, for I fear otherwise we may hang ourselves.

— Stephanie Hemphill, Wicked Girls

In the strength of thine on desires is a magic power.

— George S. Clason

The self-esteem one acquires and a well-earned feeling of one’s strength are the only consolation in this world. Income, after all, most brutes have that.

— Paul Gauguin, The Writings of a Savage

God calls us to have the strength to trust Him over our hopelessness and to let Him give us the strength to overcome what it is that we feel hopeless to.

— Jeff Andras, Re-Formation: A Courageous Journey

That is the flip side, you see, to laissez-faire parenting. It succeeds or not, throughout the animal kingdom as it does with humans, in direct relationship to the strength of the offspring. Some of us don’t need very much. Some of us need a lot.

— Cynthia Rogers Parks, Houses: a novel

The flesh of prose gets its shape and strength from the bones of grammar.

— Constance Hale

The real strength of therose bush is not in the flowers but in the roots and the branches.

— Dorcas Kareithi

And I speak of spiritual suffering! Of people seeing their talent, their work, their lives wasted. Of good minds submitting to stupid ones. Of strength and courage strangled by envy, greed for power, fear of change. Change is freedom, change is life

— Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed

If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk to her! And what you will find is that there has been a suffering, that at some time she has left herself for hanging dead.

— Sena Jeter Naslund, Ahab’s Wife, or The Star-Gazer

Let your strength from the pastprovide proof of your abilities to . . .conquer the difficulties of the present.

— John-Talmage Mathis, For the (Soon) Unemployed: You Against Them

Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights and keep them. Our strength is our unity of purpose. To that high concept there can be no end save victory.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

Academics don’t normally manage to alter people’s way of thinking through their strength of argument.

— David Crystal

Was it you or I who stumbled first? It does not matter. The one of us who finds the strength to get up first, must help the other.

— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

The majority is the best way because it is visible and has strength to make itself obeyed. Yet it is the opinion of the least able.

— Blaise Pascal

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.

— Winston S. Churchill

There is never a guarantee of survival, no matter your strength or skill or wit. There is only the day you are conceived and the day you die, and all else is a series of moments you either embrace or endure.

— Rachel L. Schade, Forsaken Kingdom

I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.

— Eric Roth, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Screenplay

Many a man’s strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.

— Francis Bacon

That was the day I made up my mind, I am the voice of those who don’t have the strength to cry.

— Dr. Lonnie Rex, My Amazing Adventures with God

It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.

— Walter Scott

Should I after tea and cakes and ices have the strength to force the moment to its crisis?

— T. S. Eliot

Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense.

— Mary Wollstonecraft

Rather than the strength it takes to not lose, it’s the strength to stand back up after a loss that is sometimes more valuable.

— Kyo Shirodaira, Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning, Vol. 04

How come when girls play with gender it’s a sign of strength and when boys play with gender it’s a sign of weakness?

— Lori Duron, Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son

And this is what she wants to do to people. Let them have their own lives, until she wants them. Give them the strength of giants, but not the power to control it.

— Beth Revis, The Body Electric

Whenever I see John Lewis, I invariably say, ‘Thank you.’ And I will never stop. I don’t know how he’s still standing, because what he endured took courage and strength that I don’t know that I have.

— Don Lemon

I had some ambition. I meant everything to be different with me. I thought I had more strength and mastery. But the most terrible obstacles are such as nobody can see except oneself.

— George Eliot, Middlemarch

The divine strength is greater than human strength.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.

— Albert Einstein

The strength within you is the fuel for farther flight

— Lailah Gifty Akita

God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers.

— Richard Holloway

You must nurture a close walk with God through prayer, because humility’s strength is grounded in God.

— Jim George, The Remarkable Prayers of the Bible

You feel your strength in the experience of pain.

— Jim Morrison

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.

— Samuel Johnson

…the sorrows God sent us brought comfort and strength with them, while the sorrows we brought on ourselves, through folly or wickedness, were by far the hardest to bear.

— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island

I did not need him to survive. He inspired me to find that strength in myself.

— Chrissy Moon, Surreal Ecstasy

With God, there is no burden beyond the strength of endurance.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

In 2009, Hamas was relatively new to power. It had won elections just three years earlier and was flexing its newfound strength via a war with its old enemy, Israel, which it officially wants destroyed.

— Richard Engel

Someone’s weaknesses are the strength which allows them to be human.

— M (Michelle) Carithers

His strength for your weakness! His wisdom for your folly! His drive for your drift! His grace for your greed! His love for your lust! His peace for your problems! His joy for your sorrow! His plenty for your poverty!

— Major Thomas

Hope is strength of soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Believe in your dream and strength of your divine-self.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Exercising and eating properly will build your physical and mental strength to endure the stressful situation.

— David H. Murdock

May your find strength to pursue your dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

It is obvious to you that the struggle will be an unequal one, but I shall make it – I shall make it as long as I have an ounce of strength left in me, or any life left in me.

— Emmeline Pankhurst, My Own Story

You will find the limit of strength with every new situation.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Love is the strength of my soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

…the controlling of the sex nature builds up a reservoir of strength, and it is this strength that opens the door to the Innermost.

— (None Given) M, The Dayspring of Youth

God’s favor in its fullness is that which allows strength to overcome with weakness, love to overcome hatred, God’s goodness to defeat Satan’s evil nature.

— Sunday Adelaja

If you dance daily, you will find strength within thy soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Always remember, animals can intimidate men with their strength but men cannot intimidate animals with their intelligence.

— Amit Kalantri

Your strength is your wealth.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I am proud to represent people who care so deeply about their communities. Their perseverance and strength only motivates me more as their representative in Congress.

— Martha Roby

The determination that is his biggest strength . . . is also at times his fatal flaw. Like an unthinking machine, he’ll just keep shoving, not realizing a step back, a one-night pause, could let some obstacle move out of the way and smooth his path.

— Lin Pardey, Bull Canyon: A Boatbuilder, a Writer and Other Wildlife

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

— Brian Tracy

For all the girls in all the worlds.May you feel strength with your first breath, realize your unlimited potential for greatness on your second, and follow your dreams on your third.

— C.S. O’Kelly

When we begin to desire a thing, to yearn for it with all our hearts, we begin to establish relationship with it in proportion to the strength and persistency of our longing and intelligent effort to realize it.

— Orison Swett Marden

One of the primary purposes of civilization – and certainly its primary strength – is the guarantee that family life can flourish in unity, peace, and order.

— Robert Kennedy

If we would take the traits that characterized the Pilgrims and make them our own, we could regain hope. We could recover the spiritual and moral strength that we have lost. We could offer a thrilling challenge to our young people.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The human body is robust. It can gather strength when it’s in mortal danger.

— Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon

The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.

— Edwin Booth

When the storms of life come, if they come to me personally, to my family or to the world, I want to be strong enough to stand and be a strength to somebody else, be shelter for somebody else.

— Anne Graham Lotz

Thinking can change through the pronunciation of the word of God in your life , because it contains enough strength and energy to change your sub-consciousness

— Sunday Adelaja

I admire President Chavez for his strength to resist the United States. Instead, Bush is waging a war of terrorism against the world.

— Cindy Sheehan

I have the strength from my mother, the survivability. I have wonderful qualities from my mother – but please, Mother, forgive me – I heard judgment constantly about my father.

— Mandy Patinkin

The mightiest miracle is strength positive mindset.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The greatest strength is the spirit of endurance.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

To the young man a kind of worship of some power outside himself is essential. one has strength and enthusiasm and wants gods to worship.

— Sherwood Anderson, A Story Teller’s Story