Strength Quotes

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
When terrorists attacked the symbols of our national unity and strength, they failed to realize that they were just symbols of our strength. The real strength of our nation comes from our people - not our buildings.
– Michael Enzi
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
– Euripides
My strength is coming up with two outs in the last of the ninth.
– Michael Eisner
The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.
– Richard L. Evans
Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
– Michel Foucault
As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be.
– Emmet Fox
Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
– Sigmund Freud
America is moving forward and gaining strength. We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough, resilient and resourceful nation.
– Bill Frist
Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side.
– James Anthony Froude
It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
– Mahatma Gandhi
When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
– John W. Gardner
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
Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
– Billy Graham
I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country.
– Lindsey Graham
The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law. Delicate line gathers the body's total strength in a bold balance. Shall my soul meet so severe a curve, journeying on its way to form?
– Dag Hammarskjold
It is not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute.
– Lillian Hellman