STRENGTH QUOTES

quotations about strength

Strength quote

Oh, it is excellent to have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Measure for Measure

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Strength, if not used to protect, is but weakness.

LEWIS F. KORNS, Thoughts

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Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.

HAVELOCK ELLIS, attributed, Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

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As long as I fear my weakness, I am stronger than when I trust my strength.

IVAN PANIN, Thoughts

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Thou shalt not only fly, but also take others on thy wings; for thy strength is given thee wherewith to help the weak.

IVAN PANIN, Thoughts

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One test of strength is the ability to take defeat graciously.

LEWIS F. KORNS, Thoughts

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As our heart summons our strength, our wisdom must direct it.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, State of the Union Address, February 2, 1953

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You have power over your mind -- not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

MARCUS AURELIUS, Meditations

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It was a relief to him. It always is, to find the edge of yourself. To know the exact limit of your strength. It's a relief because not knowing it is an exhausting full-time job.

GLEN DUNCAN, By Blood We Live

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The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone.

HENRIK IBSEN, An Enemy of the People

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Strength comes from solitude, a waiting, a communion with the best in us, which is at one with the divine spark.

ELBERT HUBBARD, The American Bible

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

RICHARD E. BYRD, Alone

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We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up ... discovering we have the strength to stare it down.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, You Learn by Living

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That which does not kill me makes me stronger.

FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE, Twilight of the Idols

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

ALFRED TENNYSON, Sir Galahad

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Though cares and sorrows e'er must come,
Though heart be rent,
I know that God will give me strength,
When mine is spent.

ARDELIA COTTON BARTON, "The Peace That Passeth Understanding"

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Never be afraid to expose a weakness in yourself. Exposing a weakness is the beginning of strength.

ROBERT ANTHONY, Beyond Positive Thinking

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It is the moment when our resolution seems about to become irrevocable--when the fatal iron gates are about to close upon us--that tests our strength. Then, after hours of clear reasoning and firm conviction, we snatch at any sophistry that will nullify our long struggles, and bring us the defeat that we love better than victory.

GEORGE ELIOT, The Mill on the Floss

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The strongest may have need of more strength.

EDWARD COUNSEL, Maxims

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Consciousness of our strength increases it.

LUC DE CLAPIERS, MARQUIS DE VAUVENARGUES, Reflections and Maxims

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