Strength Quotes

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.

Thomas Carlyle

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.

Thomas Carlyle

There is a strength of a quiet endurance as significant of courage as the most daring feats of prowess.

Henry Tuckerman

Endurance is nobler than strength and patience than beauty.

John Ruskin

We are parlor soldiers. The rugged battle of fate, where strength is born, we shun.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Grudge no expense, yield to no opposition and forget fatigue till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love overcomes.

Maria W. Chapman

Life is not a continuum of pleasant choices, but of inevitable problems that call for strength, determination, and hard work

Indian Proverb

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

Laurence Sterne

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

When one begins to work in order to bestow, and this goes against ones nature, this is called "toil," since the body (refers to ones wills and desires) opposes it, being that any movement which the body does not see that it will be use for itself, it opposes with all of its strength, and tremendous powers are needed to overcome it.

Baruch Shalom Ashlag

Love in the abstract is not enough for a great man in poverty; he has need of its utmost devotion... She who is really a wife, one in heart, flesh, and bone, must follow wherever he leads, in whom her life, her strength, her pride, and happiness are centered.

Honor de Balzac

Strength lies not in defense but in attack

Adolf Hitler

It is better to deny God, than to defy God. Sometimes our weakness is considered strength, and we take delight in borrowed greatness. To profess to be a lover of God and then to be dishonest to God, to the world and to himself, is unparalleled hypocrisy. Difficulties give us the opportunity to prove our greatness by overcoming them.

Meher Baba

You gain strength, experience and confidence by every experience where you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Suffering makes us capable of the full force of the Master of Delight; it makes us capable also to bear the utter play of the Master of Power. Pain is the key that opens the gates of strength; it is the high-road that leads to the city of beatitude.

Sri Aurobindo

To excite opposition and inflame malevolence is the unhappy privilege of courage made arrogant by consciousness of strength

Samuel Johnson

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.

Miriam Makeba†

Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.

Steven Cojocaru

Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.

Lech Walesa

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.

Paul Cezanne

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

It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more 'manhood' to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.

Alex Karras
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