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I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.

The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.

The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods.

I hope to God that the inner strength that will vindicate my deeds will in good time spring forth from my own people. I have done as I had to on the prompting of my inner voice.

About 10,000 years ago, males and females were acting equitably and were treating one another as equals, and then males took over the power, because they have physical power and physical strength.

I think everybody faces challenges in their lives. I've definitely been through it - not to the extreme that Astrid did. I try to keep some kind of identity and strength.

We must continue to pursue peace through diplomacy, but we must also not shrink from our responsibility through the option of strength. We must take advantage of internal resistance and change from within Iran to avert this path of mutual destruction.

I love the music of Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu and more recently the music of Laura Marling. All these women share a strength and a wisdom in their voices and music that really makes me want to make music and sing.

The more I get to do this character, the more I realize that she's not just annoying. It's that her strength is not interacting with people socially. She just doesn't have time because she has so much going on in her brain.

That Germany was so immensely strong and Austria so dependent upon German strength that the word and will of Germany would at the critical moment be decisive with Austria.

It is impossible for our working people to maintain their full strength if they do not succeed in obtaining a sufficient supply of fat, allotted to them on a proper basis.

So much research has been done showing that the woman is the most vulnerable but also the biggest strength leading to economic progress.

Especially with the signing of riders with climbing abilities and the new arrival of Tyler Hamilton, who has the strength and ability to become a great leader for the big tours. All in all, I feel this is a very complete team.

Where do you find the strength to brave a barrage of enemy fire and to bring your wounded friends to safety at great risk to your own life? Conviction.

There are simply more young people than there ever were. You get this feeling of strength. Also, large numbers can be a drawback, making it difficult to lose one's anonymity.

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.

Although housing sales and starts have cooled to more typical levels, the housing market remains strong and sound. Without the expansion of homeownership and the strength of our housing market, our nation would not have the economic growth we are experiencing today.

How one stands up to any sort of allegation in the heat of political battle reveals the strength and nature of your character. It's one of the reasons we have campaigns.

In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies.

I have my own strength.

The strength of the Democratic Party of Cook County is not something that just happened.

We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.

I realized then that the generations may change but the strength of our nation remains solid.

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.'

And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family was need something from someone. So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.

Our enemies, like the Grecian hero, have one vulnerable point. You have not touched it yet. What should have been their element of weakness has been suffered to remain an element of strength.

They say everything you go through in your childhood builds character and inner strength.

The overall strength of Chinese culture and its international influence is not commensurate with China's international status. The international culture of the West is strong while we are weak.

Every social organisation which is rooted in life still lasts a long time, even after the conditions from which it drew its strength have changed in a manner unfavourable to it.

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

We also very importantly recommend continued growth in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength.

I had the strength and the finesse there and put it all together.

If I had the hand strength to sign autographs for everybody in Kansas City, I would... but its just impossible to get to everyone.

Europe has a lot of strength. We need to pool that strength, and I am very much in favour of that - more of a deeper political union.

But the general welfare must restrict and regulate the exertions of the individuals, as the individuals must derive a supply of their strength from social power.

I used to play football for Real Madrid, and to be on stage for two hours, I can tell you it takes the same amount of strength.

Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and power.

The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?

Wealth brings strength, strength confidence.

I will continue to push for doubling the strength of the U.S. Border Patrol, and to make sure that every cargo container that enters this nation is screened for radiation and potential weapons of mass destruction.

The opponents and I are really one. My strength and skills only half of the equation. The other half is theirs. An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours creates a certain result.

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.

I understand why creative people like dark, but American audiences don't like dark. They like story. They do not respond to nervous breakdowns and unhappy episodes that lead nowhere. They like their characters to be a part of the action. They like strength, not weakness, a chance to work out any dilemma.

My strength is coming up with two outs in the last of the ninth.

My workouts include aerobic exercise for a healthy cardiovascular system strength training to maintain muscle tone and bone density core strength exercise for a stable mid-section and stretching to maintain mobility.

Tennis takes care of everything. It requires agility and quickness to get to the ball, core strength to get power into your shorts and stamina to last for an entire match. In addition to toning your arms and shoulders, it's a total body workout for your legs and abs, and works your heart and core unlike any other sport.

Core strength and stability is very important to me. Tennis is all about rotation of the body and my ability to create power. I incorporate a lot of abdominal, back and glute exercises into my gym sessions.

I think leaders are incapable of the strength that passive resistance entails.

Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.

Running gave me a focus to start looking after myself, to eat properly, and focus on building up my strength.

The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao.

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.

Now, being a girl, I was ashamed of my body and my lack of strength. So I tried to be a man. I shot, rode, jumped, and took part in all the fights of the boys.

I still believe in the possibility of the United States, with all its will and all its strength, and I don't just mean military, persevering against any challenge. I still believe in that.

I love to sing and I do think that my strength as a singer is... I think I have a voice that is certainly sufficient under most any circumstances... but I think my strength is that I really am an actor and I really do have to own what I am saying.

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.

On set is where I feel comfortable. The red carpet stuff, talking about the film, explaining your own life, it doesn't come naturally. It's all necessary stuff I suppose but it's not my strength.

If the label presents them with a contract that the band don't want to sign, all the label has to do is wait. There are a hundred other bands willing to sign the exact same contract, so the label is in a position of strength.

These individuals on steroids, does it enhance their career, does it give them a little more strength, a little more stamina, a little more psychological edge? Absolutely. How do you determine what - what their stats would be without steroids? It's impossible to tell.

My hope is that the Chinese government will come to realise that it is futile to repress free speech, and that contrary to what they believe a regime's strength rests not its suppression of a plurality of opinions and ideas, but in its capacity and willingness to encourage them.

Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don't know a just war when they see it, and more broadly that they're not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom.

Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.

I admire President Chavez for his strength to resist the United States. Instead, Bush is waging a war of terrorism against the world.

The great and admirable strength of America consists in this, that America is truly the American people.

Good composition is like a suspension bridge - each line adds strength and takes none away.

Vision is perhaps our greatest strength... it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.

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.

Machiavelli taught me it was better to be feared than loved. Because if you are loved they sense you might be weak. I am a man of the people and help them but it is important to do so through strength.

I believe you'll develop speed via strength work which includes hill running, either repeats, or running hilly courses as the Kenyans do on a steady basis.

We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration.

Took us a great amount of strength to get them into the world, and for them to be in the world. I think that their little spirits, you know, just said, well, we're going to be there. So it makes it very special because of it.

I left because I could no longer make records that sounded less and less like me. I tried to please people instead of believing in my own strength, until the only thing I could do was walk away.

The strength of the vampire is that people will not believe in him.

The single currency should allow the European Union, and therefore France, to balance its monetary strength with the United States. It should help us adjust to the development of China.

Margaret Thatcher was fearful of German unification because she believed that this would bring an immediate and formidable increase of economic strength to a Germany which was already the strongest economic partner in Europe.

Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education, of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life, to the strength of our economy, to our security in many dimensions will continue to be the most important message.

I think my best skill in this whole deal is as a conduit to try to bring people together, because I think it's in our unity that we'll have the greatest strength.

The source of my power and strength is God, and I know it, without a shadow of a doubt.

I believe my past is my strength.

My husband Rhashan reminds me of my father because he's got great strength of character.

I like form and shape and strength in pictures.

Academics don't normally manage to alter people's way of thinking through their strength of argument.

I've always overworked in the weight room. I love working with weights. I knew they'd give me the strength I needed.

God is stronger than their strength, more loving than their uttermost love, and in so far as they have loved and sacrificed themselves for others, they have obtained the infallible proof, that God too lives and loves and gives Himself away.

I was captain and should have set the example. I would lift a minimum of weights. Mine was natural physical strength. I always thought quickness and agility were much more important.

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.

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.

We should believe in the strength and vitality of the values which constitute the E.U. and which neighbouring states can believe in and aspire to join.

When you're younger, your inspiration is there. As you get older, it tends to waver. Once you find it - I found it again - that's where you can draw from. That's where you draw your strength from.

Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history.

It is in Virginia and Georgia that the war now rages and where it will continue for at these points - Richmond and Atlanta - the enemy's main strength is concentrated.

It's funny, because in drama school, my greatest strength was my range. So my early career was like that: I played all kinds of different characters.

It's a wonderful side effect of what we're doing, to give someone the strength to come out of the closet to their family, or simply present themselves aesthetically in a way they feel happy with, whether or not their friends are going to be allowed to like them anymore.

You get elected, often, if you're a woman, on the strength of the women's vote then you get into office, and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment.

We can take full comfort in realizing the continuing strength of our nation. America's lands remain radiantly rich with diversity, and freedom still reigns.

Socialism appeals to better classes and has far more strength. Attack the state and you excite feelings of loyalty even among the disaffected classes but attack the industrial system and appeal to the state, and you may have loyalty in your favor.

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

Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.

They just didn't have the sense of the strength of their vote. Just thought it wasn't necessary.

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.

There was a perception of me, and I earned it because I was really intense, really gruff. I treated certain people poorly at times. It was because of who I was. It was almost my strength. I came in all business. I tried to find ways to fit in with that demeanor, but it's not easy.

I'm probably the least flexible athlete you'll find. When it comes to yoga, I can't get in the positions and I can't hold them. You have to be pretty flexible to do it. Once you get certain positions, you have to have the core strength to hold those positions. It's a pretty good workout.

'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.

I've always been really athletic, which really helped, because when I first started doing the training for Bulletproof Monk, it required so much strength that if I didn't have a base I don't really know what I would have done.

It is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint.

If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.

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.

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.

The only reason I would stay away from a period piece is because sometimes the women are painted in a very stereotypical weakling, wallflower way - that's something I don't want to do. I want to show strength in the women I play, and a journey of some sort.

Death used to announce itself in the thick of life but now people drag on so long it sometimes seems that we are reaching the stage when we may have to announce ourselves to death. It is as though one needs a special strength to die, and not a final weakness.

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.

What is called a sincere work is one that is endowed with enough strength to give reality to an illusion.

I give myself strength by staying away from any music.

I am not yet born O fill me with strength against those who would freeze my humanity.

I don't know if I'm an action star or if that's just how things are shaping up. I would hate to be boxed into that forever, but it's probably just a strength as far as my type goes, and I'm fine with that.

The military might of a country represents its national strength. Only when it builds up its military might in every way can it develop into a thriving country.

To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher.

Well you know I'm very supportive of what the Tea Party is trying to do. They're very concerned with spending, the deficit, the bailouts, you know all of those kinds of things. But I really think that the strength of the Tea Party is being a grassroots movement.

There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices.

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.

Strength is a matter of the made-up mind.

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

Strength lies not in defence but in attack.

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

I saw him... at peace in my armchair. I remember wishing he could stay in peace like that forever. I had a feeling of easing his burden with my strength.

I have prayed to God that he give me the strength to survive each day and to face those times in my life that will be extremely painful. I have put my total faith in God, and he will take care of me.

Know that every time you feel weak, you not only hurt yourself but also the cause. Infinite faith and strength are the only conditions of success.

Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.

My strength is my compassion.

The weaker you are the louder you bark.

Only the gentle are ever really strong.

Discipline is remembering what you want.

Mental toughness is essential to success.

The man on top of the mountain didn't fall there.

Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.

Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.

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

Strength isn't about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences.

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.

The difference between the difficult and the impossible is that the impossible takes a little longer time.

Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back.

Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.

The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.

Be very strong... be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.

My strength did not come from lifting weights. My strength came from lifting myself up when I was knocked down.

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Hardship prepares ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.

A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.

Better to be strong than pretty and useless.

A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.

Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It's black and white - dramatic. You have to be strong.

Be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn't need a man; be that girl who never backed down.

I think scars are like battle wounds - beautiful, in a way. They show what you've been through and how strong you are for coming out of it.

I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.

The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.

A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.

What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you're never discouraged.

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.

Strength is the product of struggle, you must do what others don't to achieve what others won't.

When a man loves a woman she becomes his weakness. When a woman loves a man he becomes her strength. The is called an exchange of power.

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.

Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.

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

May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true. May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you. May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong. May you stay forever young.

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

The strength in power is knowing when not to use it.

Strength is nothing more than how well you hide the pain.

Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself as he is?

Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.

To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered.

You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things.

Humility teaches courage. Weakness teaches strength. And grief teaches love. So you must treasure them, not hate yourself for them.

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

The struggle you're in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.

Strength does not have to be belligerent and loud.

Humility to learn. Strength to endure. Vision to transform. Will to act. Virtue to act rightly. Wisdom to accept the inevitable.

Accepting the inevitable is the beginning of strength and freedom. Embrace all chaos that is out of your control. This is how it is. Why should it be otherwise?

Nothing in the world is more yielding and softer than water; yet it penetrates the hardest. Insubstantial, it enters where no room is. It is so fine that it is impossible to grasp a handful of it; strike it, yet it does not suffer hurt; stab it, and it is not wounded.

The strongest is he that makes use of his opponent's strength ” be the bamboo tree which bends toward the wind; and when the wind ceases, it springs back stronger than before.

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.

God gave burdens, also shoulders.

Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.

Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing.

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

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.

Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

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

There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.

I don't really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits.

The solution to most of our deepest troubles is simple, human courage. The courage to look inward. The courage to take those first bold steps. The courage to find the thing you fear most and charge heroically toward it.

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

I'm gonna make you happy, but first, I'll make you strong. said Life.

Surprise yourself every day with your own courage.

We don't grow when things are easy. We grow when we face challenges.

Your body can stand almost anything. It's your mind that you have to convince.

Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

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

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.

Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.

Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.

Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities... always see them... for they're always there.

A darkening hour is as much an opportunity for heroism as despair.

If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is... an opportunity to get to know you, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but you for your happiness... you will realize that a little loneliness goes a long way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful you.

Continue to be true to yourself and the hard times will work themselves out.

In the end, life is about passion, and that is exactly what will help you get through the tough times. Never forget that even in your darkest moments.

Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.

Remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone; nay, God is within, and your genius is within.

Sometimes is takes an overwhelming breakdown to have an undeniable breakthrough.

Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep your head up, and handle it.

Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.

Love is not just admiration for strength, it is also tolerance for weakness and recognition of ambivalence.

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.

Sometimes you just have to die a little inside in order to be reborn and rise again as a stronger and wiser version of you.

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

I do believe in the old saying, 'What does not kill you makes you stronger.' Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.

Anyone can give up; it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, that's true strength.

Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.

The sun shines not on us but in us.

Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.

One should be in harmony with, and not rebellion against, the strength of the opponent.

If we're facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.

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

Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.

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

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.

When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways - either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength.

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

Be strong enough to let go and wise enough to wait for what you deserve.

Train your mind to keep calm in every situation.

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

Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.

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

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.

We will not find the inner strength to evolve to a higher level if we do not inwardly develop this profound feeling that there is something higher than ourselves.

A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.

There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.

You have to rely on whatever sparks you have inside.

Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

She was stronger alone.

Tolerance is a virtue that depends upon peace and strength.

It's not that you should never love something so much that it can control you. It's that you need to love something that much so you can never be controlled. It's not a weakness. It's your best strength.

If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, than you're a badass with a heart of an angel.

Without self-confidence we are as babes in the cradle.

Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain but for the heart to conquer it. Let me not look for allies in life's battlefield but to my own strength. Let me not crave in anxious fear to be saved but hope for the patience to win my freedom.

A single grateful thought toward heaven is the most perfect prayer.

Prayer is the greater work.

Everything comes to you in the right moment. Be patient. Be grateful.

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

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.

Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.

Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.

God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me.

God has always given me the strength to say what is right.

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.

Strengths are not activities you're good at, they're activities that strengthen you. A strength is an activity that before you're doing it you look forward to doing it; while you're doing it, time goes by quickly and you can concentrate; after you've done it, it seems to fulfill a need of yours.

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.

You may feel overwhelmed by your own poverty and the labors of the day. But if you decide not to wait until you have more strength and more money, and if you pray for the Holy Spirit as you go, you will, when you arrive, know what to do and how to help someone even poorer than you are.

Increased spiritual strength is a gift from God which He can give when we push in His service to our limits. Through the power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, our natures can be changed. Then our power to carry burdens can be increased more than enough to compensate for the increased service we will be asked to give.

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.

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

Diversity is valued, and it is prized. We learn to appreciate each other and each other's struggles. From diversity, we draw our enormous and our lasting strength.

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.

Indeed, the existence of class, of social hierarchy, is as old as man himself. It prevails in the jungle where strength determines hierarchy; among men, it has also been savagely the same, whereby rulers vested with power through personal combat, or through lineal heritage as in the case of royalty, ravage their subjects.

Gene Roddenberry continually reminded us that the Star Trek Enterprise was a metaphor for starship Earth. And the strength in this starship came from its diversity, coming together and working in concert as a team. That is the strength of our countries, Canada and the United States. We are nations of diversity.

'Star Trek' is about acceptance, and the strength of the Starship Enterprise is that it embraces diversity in all its forms.

Stress is the demon in our society, stalking the cities and the countryside, striking down young and old and growing in strength daily.

Knowing what you're up against is part of the strength of writing something that is even, I guess, considered halfway original, knowing what's out there to begin with.

I can't tell you what the Army end strength will be. I know it has to be above 500,000. I know it has to be above 500,000 in the regular Army - and I've always said associated growth in the Guard and Reserve.

I was raised in a sort of village. I have a huge family, and I think there is strength in that. It helped me to deal with some of the complications of living in the South because I always felt like I belonged, no matter what.

Baseball players need strength but also the ability to make fast-paced, explosive movements, so their training is all about strengthening the tendons around the bone and the joint so you don't tear the muscles from the bones.

America's vulnerability comes precisely from its strength, its wealth, its power and its modernity. It's the usual story of the dog chasing its own tail.

A robust economy is a source of national strength for Japan.

None of us live single-issue lives... That is why intersectionality is a strength, not a weakness.

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

The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them.

What are the symbols of American strength, wealth, power and modernity? Certainly not jazz and rock and roll, not chewing-gum or hamburgers, Broadway or Hollywood. It's their skyscrapers. Their Pentagon. Their science. Their technology.

I was told in many places of Osgar's bravery and Goll's strength and Conan's bitter tongue, and the arguments of Oisin and Patrick. And I have often been given the story of Oisin's journey to Tir-nan-Og, the Country of the Young, that is, as I am told, a fine place and everything that is good is in it.

I have a concept of Naples that is not so much of a city, per se, but rather an ingredient of the human spirit that I detect in everyone, Neapolitan or not. The idea that 'Neapolitanism' and mass ignorance are somehow indissolubly linked is one that I am prepared to fight with all the strength I have.

The diversity of America is a strength of the country, and I don't think that we use that. We don't talk about our strengths. I mean, having so many diverse people in this country from all aspects of all over the world, and we don't use that. I think we should talk about who we are - that melting pot that we've become.

For me, 'Rent' was all about coming out of myself, finding out who I was, learning the power I could have as a performer. And 'Wicked' was about harnessing all that strength.

As much as I appreciate people putting me in the category of these very acrobatic belters, I feel like my strength is my... interpretation and my truthfulness with songs, and I don't want young people to think it's all about the high notes that they have to hit.

All my life, since the time I was little, has been a long distraction. At least that is the way some people want to perceive it, but for me, it's given me a lot of strength.

I have butt muscles, thigh muscles, and then my upper body is super skinny - except for in my shoulders, which you need for a little bit of strength to hold other players off the ball. So I think I've developed muscles 100 per cent from just shooting the ball and running. Every single thing about my body looks like soccer.

I remember myself as an asthmatic child, having great difficulties at 7, 8 and 9 years old, falling totally in love with 'Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle' and dreaming of having his strength to leap into trees and throw mighty lions to the ground.

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.

The goal of any true resistance is to affect outcomes, not just to vent. And the only way to affect outcomes and thrive in our lives is to find the eye in the hurricane and act from that place of inner strength.

A lot of people think that addiction is a choice. A lot of people think it's a matter of will. That has not been my experience. I don't find it to have anything to do with strength.

Hillary Clinton has taken some fire over 40 years of her fight for families and children. How does she do it? That's what I want to know. Where does she get her grit and her grace? Where do any of our female firsts, our pathbreakers, where do they find that strength?

I've felt real pain, and sometimes I channel the exhale coming out of that to write, and those are the songs that give me the most power and the most strength.

As hard as it is, owning who you are and knowing what you want is the only sure path to affirmation... I want women to know they can get out of any situation if they return to their core source of strength: themselves.

I have had a very physical acting career, but on 'Newsroom,' it's not about physicality, but it's about presence. I get to just be. Strong, sensitive, quiet strength can be much more intimidating than the screaming loud guy, and I'm so glad to get to show this side of me, which, to be honest, is a lot like who I really am.

I grew up in Nacogdoches, Texas... raised by my grandmother. We were very poor and had no indoor plumbing. My grandmother was a very religious woman, though, and she gave me a lot of faith and inner strength.

The difference in my body from pre-pregnancy to post-baby was night and day. I didn't have the strength, I didn't have the flexibility, I didn't have the stamina, I didn't have the mobility. I felt like I was handicapped.

Sleep deprivation robs you of mental strength and impairs your ability to deal with stressful events.

Recognizing and replacing the unhealthy thoughts, behaviors, and feelings that may be sabotaging your best efforts is the key to building mental strength.

Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem.

My bad habits aren't my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.

Life asks not merely what you can do; it asks how much can you endure and not be spoiled.

The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.

Force has no place where there is need of skill.

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.

Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.

Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.

Nobody picks on a strong man.

Every burden is a blessing.

I don't have the strength or wisdom to get through a single day without guidance and grace from God.

Our diversity is our strength. What a dull and pointless life it would be if everyone was the same.

If you learn how to forgive others for not being strong, then people can learn how to forgive you for your own issues.

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.

It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.

Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin. Now, they are so subtle, they can milk you with two notes. They can make you feel like they told you the whole universe. But I don't know that yet. All I got now is strength. Maybe if I keep singing, maybe I'll get it.

It is a strength of mine to not really bother too much when people have their opinions, especially negative opinions.

The fact that societies are becoming increasingly multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multi-religious is good. Diversity is a strength, not a weakness.

I see the beauty in boxing. It teaches me strength physically, but mostly mentally. I had to learn my strength, because for so long I could have been tougher than I was.

Things for me really started to click right after my third year in the league. I sort of figured out that there were a few things that I needed to do if I wanted to get better - I needed to gain some more weight and add some strength.

I think that my past stands me in good stead in that it does have a certain strength for musicians.

We must keep both our femininity and our strength.

I don't walk around with fear. I walk around with strength. I believe in cause and effect.

Whether you're working on becoming a more patient parent or you're striving to become an elite athlete, building mental strength will help you reach your goals.

Empowering yourself is an essential component to building mental strength and creating the kind of life you want.

Building mental strength is the key to reaching our full potential in life.

When it comes to physical strength, someone may have a stronger upper body than lower body, or a stronger right arm compared to the left arm. Similarly, we're likely to excel in some areas of mental strength while struggling with others.

Mental strength requires a three-pronged approach - managing our thoughts, regulating our emotions, and behaving productively despite our circumstances. While all three areas can be a struggle, it's often our thoughts that make it most difficult to be mentally strong.

Being mentally strong doesn't mean you don't experience emotions. In fact, mental strength requires you to become acutely aware of your emotions so you can make the best choice about how to respond.

Empowering yourself is an essential component to building mental strength and creating the kind of life you want to live.

The only thing I pray for is the strength to go out without complaining.

Discipline and united action are the real source of strength for the nation.

Indian democracy's greatest strength is that we have always put the nation above politics.

Proactively working to develop mental strength increases your resilience to stress and reduces the toll it takes on you both physically and mentally.

Whether you aim to lose 20 pounds or you want to launch your own business, mental strength is the key to long-term success. After all, you need fierce determination and tenacity to reach your greatest potential.

There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Building mental strength will help you develop resilience to those potential hazards so you can continue on your journey to success.

Building mental strength is about learning to regulate your thoughts, manage your emotions, and behave productively despite whatever circumstances you find yourself in.

We can learn the art of fierce compassion - redefining strength, deconstructing isolation and renewing a sense of community, practicing letting go of rigid us-vs.-them thinking - while cultivating power and clarity in response to difficult situations.

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.

The most amazing lesson in aerodynamics I ever had was the day I climbed a thermal in a glider at the same time as an eagle. I witnessed, close up, effortlessness and lightness combined with strength, precision and determination.

I think a guitar solo is how my emotion is most freely released, because verbal articulation isn't my strongest communication strength. My wife thinks that I should do interviews by listening to the questions and playing the answer on guitar.

I would say wrestling gives you confidence. It gives you strength. It helps you learn discipline, and to know that you have to love the process and respect the process, and if you just keep going, you can accomplish anything.

Augustine says that you don't understand a nation by the throw weight of its military or the strength of its research universities or the size of its population, but by looking at what it loves in common. To assess a nation, you look at the health and strength of its ideals. And there's no question that the common love in America is freedom.

I have been honoured to serve the whales, dolphins, seals - and all the other creatures on this Earth. Their beauty, intelligence, strength, and spirit have inspired me.

Being a boss takes guts and tenacity. Being a boss takes hustle and strength. Getting to the level of boss takes hard work - often times, harder than our male counterpoint because in many industries, we're fighting our way into a boys' club.

I think my versatility is a big strength. I don't think anybody can guard me, just because I'm 6'10 and can dribble and play point. If I have a little guy on me, I take him to the post. For me to be able to then pass the ball, it helps me a lot.

There's just something about being on stage and being with the people that, once that camera turns on, you find the strength to keep it cool, look good, act like you're not cold, act like you ain't nervous, act like you aren't scared. I think that comes with confidence and practice.

From the age of seven, I basically started practicing my hand-eye and foot coordination, balance, strength, endurance, discipline, and mental toughness three days a week until I was about 15.

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.

India is a vibrant nation whose strength lies in its commitment to equal rights and to speech, religious and economic freedoms that enrich the lives of all citizens. India is not only the world's largest democracy; it is also a secular, pluralistic society committed to inclusive growth.

When our markets work, people throughout our economy benefit - Americans seeking to buy a car or buy a home, families borrowing to pay for college, innovators borrowing on the strength of a good idea for a new product or technology, and businesses financing investments that create new jobs.

As a steward of the U.S.economy and financial systems, the Treasury has helped lay the groundwork for the American economy to become a model of strength, flexibility, dynamism, resiliency. This is a system that generates growth, creates jobs and wealth, rewards initiative, and fosters innovation.

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.

My mother has always instilled in us that we should carry ourselves with dignity despite the horror that came with the civil war. She also taught us that where you come from is very important because that's what makes you who you are. So for me, whatever I've gone through had profoundly shaped me; it has given me strength and unwavering faith.

Neither India nor Russia perceives a threat from the strength of the other. Each sees a benefit for itself in the increased political and economic strength of the other.

People judge you really quickly, at first just on your facial features. There are two dimensions - warmth and competence. You can think of them as trustworthiness and strength. They're first judging you on warmth; evaluating whether or not you are trustworthy. That's much more important to them than whether or not you're competent.

Sports have always been a big part of my life. At school, I played a lot of different sports, and I was competing with other schools. I did everything: running, volleyball, basketball, soccer, Olympic-style gymnastics, and more! My history with sports gave me good concentration, focus, strength, and motivation to stay healthy.

If I'm walking down the street, and if a person abuses me, the dignified thing to do is to keep walking, but if that person starts throwing stones into my home and affects the well-being of me and my family, then that silence is no longer strength; that silence becomes weakness.

My joy in my life comes from my strength in my life and in my experience with God. That cannot be separated from football. It is all the same to me. It is one. I am one with it.

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.

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.

To live well, to enjoy all things that make life pleasant, is the right of every man who constantly uses his strength judiciously and lawfully.

Now, when you get a viral infection, what normally happens is it takes days or weeks for your body to fight back at full strength, and that might be too late. When you're pre-immunized, what happens is you have forces in your body pre-trained to recognize and defeat specific foes. So that's really how vaccines work.

Victory in physical battles requires strength, muscles, and skill; but the fight is never tougher and victory is never sweeter than in the battles over self.

I need that hug from my mom. She's the Latin mother that hugs you and says all these sweet things to you in Spanish. It's just comforting. She also gives me that strength.

If people look at me and, certainly, my brothers, and they see strength and guts, they'd have to know my parents. If they wanted to know why we're so close as a family, that closeness comes from my mother and father.

Japan today has become acquainted with the Western civilization of the rule of Might, but retains the characteristics of the Oriental civilization of the rule of Right. Now the question remains whether Japan will be the hawk of the Western civilization of the rule of Might, or the tower of strength of the Orient.

Twitter's strength - and its weakness - is that it makes it extremely easy to share every passing thought with everyone on your friends list.

Believing in yourself and having confidence gives you outer strength.

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

Victoria's Secret is really about celebrating women and what they stand for: the strength.

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.

I get paralyzingly nervous a lot of times, so I tried bravado. The way I dress and carry myself, a lot of people find it intimidating. I think my whole career can be boiled down to the one word I always say in meetings: 'strength.'

Lifting is what's made me stronger and made me look better. Not only does it burn fat amazingly - and I think it's really honed my body - it's also given me the strength in the ring to lift girls up. I can literally lift anything on my shoulders.

Later in life, when my kids struggle to understand a tricky concept or master a new skill, I want them to have the strength and experience to tell themselves, 'I don't know how to do this... yet!' I want them to be confident that, even if something seems challenging today, they have what it takes to figure it out.

As I got older, I got Parkinson's disease, so I couldn't sing at all. That's what happened to me. I was singing at my best strength when I developed Parkinson's. I think I've had it for quite a while.

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.

If you're growing up in a chaotic world without reason, your instinct is to become a performer and control the circumstances around you. You lead from weakness into strength; you have an undefended back.

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.

How terrifically dynamic is our time! We can mobilize all the spiritual, all the moral, all the political strength of Africa and Asia on the side of peace. Yes, we! We, the people of Asia and Africa!

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.

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.

Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord.

Poesy must not be drawn by the ears: it must be gently led, or rather, it must lead, which was partly the cause that made the ancient learned affirm it was a divine, and no human skill, since all other knowledges lie ready for any that have strength of wit; a poet no industry can make, if his own genius be not carried into it.

For me, my greatest weakness is also my greatest strength: I'm a complete overthinker about everything.

If you are playing on a turning wicket, toss plays an important role. The team that wins the toss gets an opportunity to play on the fresh wicket. You should always prepare the wicket as per team's strength. But a rank turner might backfire.

The diversity of Europe is its strength. But for a single currency to work, over a region with enormous economic and political diversity, is not easy.

As a student, I was more gifted in history and geography. Things like arithmetic were not my strength.

It is very important to me to maintain a consistent workout regimen during the season. The Bulls staff does a great job with providing me with a weekly workout, and these kept me energized throughout my rookie season. In the off season, I try to increase my strength and add new dimensions to my game.

All physical activity begins with the body's core. I maintain the strength in my core so that I can jump, run, start, stop, and accelerate at the highest levels.

Everyone has their special strength. And my strength is to have the ball and start good things with it.

When you're playing upside down, it takes twice the strength.

I know a few expressions. I know what Hilary Clinton basically says in Russian when you translate her into Russian over and over and over is, 'izvinite pozhaluista.' That's, 'excuse me please, excuse me please.' Let's reset things. That's not the way you deal with folks. You show strength if you made a mistake.

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.

The functions of the president are prescribed by the Constitution, but his real achievements are not set by the letter of the law. They are determined rather by his personality, the weight of his influence, his capacity for managing men, and the strength and effectiveness of the party forces behind him.

Our veterans and service members are known for their strength, but when they're recovering from an operation or receiving emergency care, that strength can depend on seeing a spouse, talking with the kids or just knowing that loved ones are by their side. It isn't difficult to imagine what a difference keeping families together can make.

My strength is my humility. When you are humble, people like you.

The biggest strength we have as Democrats is encouraging people to speak up about what is in their best interest.

I really developed an early love for ballet. Like most dancers, I am still 'first' a dancer. I'm very proud of it. Once you are a dancer, the physicality never leaves you, nor does the strength. Hopefully, it keeps you like an athlete.

I've got a Kanji symbol on my shoulder; it's for my son and means 'strength and power.' I have my son and daughter's names, Dominik and Aalyah, written on the inside of the left and right biceps, too.

When you have a fresh point of view that comes from the right side of the heart, it's just so valuable. You can take it or not take it, but just that perspective can give you a lot of strength or make you reflect on a lot of things.

I was struck by Suu Kyi's warmth and generosity. No matter how petite she looks, she exudes amazing strength. More than anything else, I felt like I already knew her, like she was an old friend, because I'd been watching her so intently, and she was exactly what I had figured she would be.

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.

I gathered as much reading material about Aung San Suu Kyi and about Burma as I could. And I read every article and every book she had written. I also had 200 hours of footage of her to watch. I tried to discover who were her heroes and where he desire and strength to pursue democracy in a non-violent fashion came from.

The tech community has taken the first step by recognizing that diversity is a strength and realizing that many of them have to work on their culture.

We must effectively counter Moscow's attempts at influence with American strength and resolve, certainly not with a weak approach to President Putin or with any relief from sanctions.

Ronald Reagan succeeded in bringing down the Iron Curtain by showing strength and resolutely standing up to the Soviet Union. President Trump needs to be similarly resolute towards Putin.

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.

I think the thing that is most influential about 'Haxan' is the casting of the witches as just old women and the strength of that.

It takes strength to be kind; it's not a weakness.

Growing up, I heard a lot about strength. My dad - a Holocaust survivor - embodied it, though he would never say that about himself. Not only did he survive one of the most horrific events in history, but he never lost hope along the way, crediting acts of kindness with keeping him alive.

Israel is the strongest nation in the Middle East, but we have to apply our strength wisely.

As a society, we're failing to recognize something my dad knew to be true - that kindness is the greatest show of strength. Too often, we are led to believe that strength is best demonstrated by exerting dominance or superiority over others, while kindness is portrayed as the opposite - a sign of weakness.

No matter if we're in a contentious situation or simply engaging in an everyday interaction, we should aspire to have the strength to be kind always. If each of us shared this aspiration, we'd all be better off.

Thinking differently is my strength.

The sources of Islamism's strength include the fact that it is a response to the oppression of the Third World as a whole.

China has been developing, growing in economic strength and its influence in the region. That will continue.

In my perfect day, I wake up next to the woman of my dreams, and she's crying tears of joy because she's so excited about the life we have together. I'm preparing to compete in the 2016 Olympics with U.S.A. Team Handball, so I head to an intense training session with my coach to increase my physical strength and athleticism.

We live in a world where to admit anything negative about yourself is seen as a weakness, when it's actually a strength. It's not a weak move to say, 'I need help.' In the long run, it's way better, because you have to fix it.

The standing yoga routines work all the main muscles of the body and improve stamina while increasing your metabolic rate, and there is a specific Yoga Abs workout to build all-important core strength to improve posture and trim the waistline.

Pilates has been the perfect solution to maintaining strength and vitality in my life.

People don't understand the power of love and family and strength.

My strength comes from my mom. Just seeing what she had to go through to raise us, she wouldn't make excuses; she wouldn't put her head down. So I guess I looked at adversity right in the eye and took it on.

I understand that I'm able to connect with people; I have an emotional bonding with people. My strength lies in my ability to tell stories and to touch people's hearts and to move them.

You don't have to be a scared person. I've had so many tragedies. I've managed to withstand things that you may think you cannot tolerate. But I have the strength.

My strength would be my honesty and my passion towards my work.

Our manufacturing in India has grown with a lot of indigenous strength.

Muhammad Ali was such an original - his antics, his character, his charisma, his strength, his individuality.

The core of my life is Islam, my religion. Without that, I have no strength, no belief in God or in myself.

I have both English bulldog determination and Bengal tiger strength.

To keep your he-man jaw muscles from smashing your precious teeth, the only set you have, the body evolved an automated braking system faster and more sophisticated than anything on a Lexus. The jaw knows its own strength. The faster and more recklessly you close your mouth, the less force the muscles are willing to apply.

Much to my surprise, not a moment have I been made to feel, 'Alright, a woman - probably the prime minister wanted to make a token gesture.' The ease with which people have taken this thought of a woman minister has been a great strength for me and has made my job far easier.

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.

I am not someone like A. B. de Villiers, Gayle, or Dhoni. I don't have that much power. I have to use my brain to manipulate the field and stick to my strength, which is to hit through the lines.

One day when I was bored, I just went down to a powerlifting gym, Via Strength Systems in Albuquerque. I knew I needed to expend my energy somehow. I started working out with them four days a week. I became obsessed with lifting and being fit.

Your identity is firmly anchored in Christ's accomplishment, not yours; his strength, not yours; his performance, not yours; his victory, not yours.

God wants to free us from ourselves, and there's nothing like suffering to show us that we need something bigger than our abilities and our strength and our explanations.

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.

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

Growing up, when I was younger, I didn't feel all that tough or smart or strong. As I got older, I was able to discover my own strength.

Not to get too deep, but I think one of the reasons we embrace superheroes and this world is that these are just normal people that have incredible powers that are relatable in some ways - in that we don't have great super powers, but there's strength within us that we can utilize in our lives. Ultimately, they're just normal people with problems.

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.

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.

Moviemaking is just really neat, and I really like doing that. I'd like to get into it more, but in terms of my role in all of this and in terms of the gift that God has given me, I had to come to the conclusion that my strength is as a storyteller, creating the story.

For many Sudanese, it's for strength they choose to be Christian rather than Muslim. My mum was a Muslim but she became a Christian later.

My inner strength comes from my friends. I have a very close group of friends and family, and we all help each other through our dark times.

My mom is an art teacher and is very much into the performing arts. What can I say? She is the female in my life and has guided me on how to act and conduct myself. A lot of my strength comes from her.

Startup India is welcome for the economy, but it cannot be accompanied by 'Shut Up India' in society. What gives Startup India its strength is freedom of expression, thought, and dissent. You choke this, and you choke entrepreneurship.

I hit rock bottom before I even went there. Actually, prison was the rescue mission that God had put on me. He sent out his angels to rescue me. In prison, he protected me the whole time I was in there, and it was just for me to get my will power back, to get my strength back, get my focus together.

People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.

You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

Don't go to the doctor with every distemper, nor to the lawyer with every quarrel, nor to the pot for every thirst.

So other people hurt me? That's their problem. Their character and actions are not mine.

Either you reach a higher point today, or you exercise your strength in order to be able to climb higher tomorrow.

To try to avoid pain is to give too many fcks about pain. In contrast, if you're able to not give a fck about pain, you become unstoppable.

Comfort is the craving that can take away your life. Develop the power to resist it, and you become unstoppable.

Mankind has never achieved greatness but through suffering.

To welcome with affection what is sent by fate.

Nothing that goes on in anyone else's mind can harm you. Nor can the shifts and changes in the world around you.

To be like the rock that the waves keep crashing over. It stands unmoved and the raging of the sea falls still around it.

There's no hope if people expect life to be easy. There's a future if people believe they must be strong.

There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.

We need to feel a little bit lost somewhere, physically or intellectually, at least once a day.

After crosses and losses men grow humbler and wiser.

If it scares me, there's magic on the other side.

Many think they need to be stronger before they take the next step. But the truth is you need to take the next step before you get stronger.

People who wade into discomfort and vulnerability and tell the truth about their stories are the real badasses.

You cannot experience the fullness of your life when you live to avoid hurt.

If you aren't big enough to stand criticism, you're too small to be praised.

It is the business of the very few to be independent; it is a privilege of the strong.

First principle: one must need strength, otherwise one will never have it.

Who is strong? He that can conquer his bad habits.

He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books.

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Just like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for growth in our own lives, for if we're never tested to our limits, how will we know how strong we really are? How will we ever grow?

It takes more strength to repair than to build, to start anew than to begin, to be reconciled than to get along.

I realized that intimidation didn't really exist if you're in the right frame of mind.

Pray not for a lighter load, but for stronger shoulders.

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.

You ought not to fear that over which you have no control.

Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.

Vulnerability is a strength.

The only way, is to learn to fight.

Work when you can, rest when you can't.

Good things take time. Bad things don't.

I didn't let my desire for comfort rule me.

Help yourself. No one is coming to save you.

Expect anything worthwhile to take a long time.

Holding on won't make you strong, letting go will.

True strength is the courage to admit our weaknesses.

Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.

Weakness is revealed in tantrum. Strength is revealed in restraint.

Learn to love the pain of improvement. It is the most beneficial addiction you can have.

The answer, the strength, the right action or the resource will be there when you need it, not before, not after.

Be more than motivated, be more than driven, become literally obsessed to the point where people think you're f*cking nuts.

This life is all a f*cking mind game. Realize that.

You must be courageous to admit that all things are possible, and that you are equipped to handle them all.

All the happiness in the world, all the good fortune on earth, compares not to a mind that has come upon silence.

What makes you beautiful is your presence. What makes you wise is your perseverance.

Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.

You are only free when you realize you belong no place - you belong every place - no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great.

The most spiritual men, as the strongest, find their happiness where others would find their destruction: in the labyrinth, in hardness against themselves and others, in experiments. Their joy is self-conquest: asceticism becomes in them nature, need, and instinct. Difficult tasks are a privilege to them; to play with burdens that crush others, a recreation. Knowledge - a form of asceticism. They are the most venerable kind of man: that does not preclude their being the most cheerful and the kindliest.

It's when our back is against the wall that we most often find a new door.

Your brain is the most powerful weapon in the world.

Life is hard and unfair. That's why you must get up one more time. That's why you must keep going no matter what.

While it's admirable to have a strong personality that's consistent for all, one who can't adjust to the moment is at a serious disadvantage.

Meeting smaller emergencies and learning to deal with them had given me the confidence to deal with this larger emergency. So, little by little, I found out how to do things. After each catastrophe you don't worry so much the next time, and each time you emerge stronger from your victory.

How to develop old school mental toughness: 1. Resist impulses 2. Get uncomfortable 3. Workout 4. Eat healthy 5. Sleep 6. Set goals 7. Get organized 8. Meditate 9. Manage time 10. Live in gratitude 11. Relentless determination.

Take the long view. This is going to be a nine-inning game. There will be highs and lows. Focus on what you can control.

It's easy to get caught up in trying to fix all the things you're bad at. Instead, identify your strengths and play to those.

The most important skill you can acquire: a mind calm under all circumstances.

None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing.

Realize that nothing needs to change, except yourself.

Those who feel entitled to a good life will never suffer enough to achieve it.

The world caters to the unserious. The serious must cater to themselves.

The world is too big and too busy to care about you. This is a blessing, for it makes you free.

Failure-resistant is achievable; failure-free is not.

I say, drop all your defences. Anyone can make a mistake ” even you. Do not defend your mistakes; just accept them and move on. When you are totally defenceless, that is when you will be completely strong.

No one thinks about you in quite the way you think. No one will love you in the way that you hope. No one can give you what you have always longed for. No one will make you what you seek to become. To lean is to fall.

It's impossible to improve yourself when you see yourself as a victim in every situation.

There is nobody who is going to solve any of our problems, either political, religious or psychological.

To complain always brings discredit. Better be a model of self-reliance opposed to the passion of others than an object of their compassion.

I've yet to meet a strong person with an easy past.

It never gets easier. You either get stronger or life beats you down.

Your good fortune is not to need good fortune.

Anything which is troubling you, anything which is irritating you, that is your teacher.

It is preposterous to take to heart that which you should throw over your shoulders.

You aren't mature enough to debate something if you can't accept the possibility of being wrong.

The weak focus on appearing strong and smart. The wise ignore others and find solutions.

How unlucky I am that this should happen to me. But not at all. Perhaps, say how lucky I am that I am not broken by what has happened, and I am not afraid of what is about to happen.

Nature builds things that are antifragile. In the case of evolution, nature uses disorder to grow stronger. Occasional starvation or going to the gym also makes you stronger, because you subject your body to stressors and gain from them.

We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them. Only when this surrender is made can we assure ourselves of inward quietness, and locate the next step on the road to ultimate victory.

When you see yourself as a witness, separate from ego, then no person or situation can shake you.

Amateurs believe that the world should work the way they want it to. Professionals realize that they have to work with the world as they find it.

Do not let the body be dragged along by mind nor be dragged along by the body.

Life is all about 'not knowing' and then doing something anyway. All of life is like this. Get used to it. Get good at it.

Those who face necessary suffering are strong. They don't aim for the easy life, but the meaningful life.

In the long run, there is no more liberating, no more exhilarating experience than to determine one's position, state it bravely, and then act boldly.

Forget a life without pain, struggles, and hardships. It doesn't exist. Find the strength to get through them.

Winners aren't afraid to admit when they're wrong. If they're wrong, they want to know, so they can work on getting it right.

I'm stronger because I had to be, smarter because of my mistakes, happier because of the sadness I've known, and wiser because I've learned.

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.

When you are indifferent to the events in your life, they will not have the power to cause reactions.

It is in the separation from the events of his life that one finds equanimity.

If you would not have a man flinch when the crisis comes, train him before it comes.

Measure experience in exposure to shocks rather than years.

Real challenge is costly. If you aren't paying something, you aren't really being challenged.

Those who give up are those who take things personally. Those who don't have faith.

Think of hardships as stepping stones, and they will be stepping stones. Think of hardships as game-overs, and they will be game-overs.

When facing a difficult situation, ask yourself is there a message in it for me? Can I learn something from it? Am I being taught a lesson? Use hardship to sharpen intelligence and build courage. Why let a painful experience go to waste if you can use it to further your growth?

The thing you're the most scared of might be the best thing to ever happen to you.

Only those with their feet on rock can build castles in the air.

If you dodge difficult conversations to avoid effort, discomfort or responsibility then you are not done growing up yet. Learn to deal with life's unpleasant obligations regardless or accept a lifetime of shame and scarcity.

Be grateful when something doesn't come easily to you. It forces you to learn the value of hard work. When life becomes a battle of attrition, only those who have learned the value of hard work will be left standing.

The only way to succeed is to learn. The only way to learn is through experimentation. The only way to experiment is with failure.

For the robust, an error is information.

Doing what's right sometimes requires patience.

Times of great uncertainty can lead to times of great strength.

Be thankful for adversity. You become strong because of it, not in spite of it.

Patience is a virtue. Virtues are no fun. Train yourself to be patient and you'll never need to worry about having a lot of competition.

Strength is the ability to maintain a hold of oneself. It's being the person who never gets mad, who cannot be rattled, because they are in control of their passions ” rather than controlled by their passions.

The weak ask more from others than they do themselves. The strong ask more from themselves than they do others.

Strength is laughing at your mistakes. Weakness is letting them own you.

We must be patient with our learning process, patient as we learn our lessons, remembering success has many faces.

The strength of a person's spirit would then be measured by how much 'truth' he could tolerate, or more precisely, to what extent he needs to have it diluted, disguised, sweetened, muted, falsified.

A reproach can only hurt if it hits the mark. Whoever knows that he does not deserve a reproach can treat it with contempt.

If you want to make people stronger tell them the truth not what they want to hear.

One must be a sea, to receive a polluted stream without becoming impure.

Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him.

Nothing can give a man strength when he is looking for salvation other than his own effort.

Inner humility is the prerequisite for greatness of soul. Entitlement mentality is indicative of the degeneration of soul.

Nothing will satisfy you forever. Nothing will grant you permanent happiness.

Low expectations combined with the acceptance of the present moment will bring you permanent peace.

A lot of people in life are very successful but I think very few are fulfilled. Fulfillment comes when you know you tried your hardest and have given your absolute best when responding to life with I must go on!

Most people say they want to be happy, but what they really want is for events to go their way. Someone that genuinely wants to be at peace, regardless of the circumstances, will be.

The only way you can ever be free is to not care who likes or dislikes you. Don't go out of your way to please or antagonize. Simply be who you're going to be. Those who will vibe, will vibe. Those who don't will unsubscribe. This is simple but not easy. But it is worth it.

When you're weak, they take your kindness for weakness. Because it is. When you're strong, they take your kindness for generosity. Because strength doesn't need to be kind. People can tell the difference and respond accordingly.

You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.

We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.

We worry vulnerability will be perceived as weakness. More often than not, others interpret a willingness to be vulnerable as strength.

Whatever can happen at any time can happen today.

Water your bad days with love and patience, watch as flowers grow from it tomorrow.

Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.

You become unbeatable if you're unaffected and peaceful about anything external.

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

If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.

We all have enough strength to endure the misfortunes of others.

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had because they didn't have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?

Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.

What is exciting is not for one person to be stronger than the other... but for two people to have met their match and yet they are equally as stubborn, as obstinate, as passionate, as crazy as the other.

Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.

Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.

I think I was born strong-willed. That's not the kind of thing you can learn. The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do.

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.

Insincerity is always weakness sincerity even in error is strength.

I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.

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

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

Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!

That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.

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.

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.

Insecurity makes one defensive and this tendency to be defensive blocks one from blossoming.

It takes strength to face our sadness and to grieve and to let our grief and anger flow in tears when they need to. It takes strength to talk about our feelings and to reach out for help and comfort when we need it.

Some challenges are like climbing a mountain - you get stronger. Some challenges are like sustaining a sharp rock in your shoe - it does nothing but to weaken you.

I know that we will be the sufferers if we let great wrongs occur without exerting ourselves to correct them.

Pain unlocks a secret doorway in the mind, one that leads to both peak performance, and beautiful silence.

Embrace the vulnerability of being human as a source of strength.

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.

When you have self-knowledge, motivation is easy. When you're never silent, you can't have self-knowledge. Without self-knowledge, you won't be strong for long.

You don't know your true values until you are forced to make a tradeoff between them.

The virtuous man may not have to stand alone, but he must be willing to.

The fact is, discipline is only punishment when imposed on you by someone else. When you discipline yourself, it's not punishment but empowerment.

The person who is in training must strive to habituate himself not to love pleasure, not to avoid hardship, not to be infatuated with living, not to fear death, and in the case of goods or money not to place receiving above giving.

Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid, but that doesn't change the truth that I am also brave and worthy of love and belonging.

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.

When I was a boy I used to think that strong meant having big muscles, great physical power; but the longer I live, the more I realize that real strength has much more to do with what is not seen. Real strength has to do with helping others.

I wonder if we confuse strength and other words - like aggression and even violence. Real strength is neither male nor female; but is, quite simply, one of the finest characteristics that any human being can possess.

Life is a blend of sensitivity and sensibility. Sensibility is intellect, sensitivity is of the heart. You need to be sensitive yet strong.

Make solitude a part of your life. In order to work with difficulty, we need to gather our inner strength.

You make yourself strong because it's expected of you. You become confident because someone beside you is unsure. You turn into the person others need you to be.

Conquer yourself rather than the world.

When you over value compliments you become vulnerable to insults and judgement.

When one has not had a good father, one must create one.

Think of the life you have lived until now as over and, as a dead man, see what's left as a bonus and live it according to Nature. Love the hand that fate deals you and play it as your own, for what could be more fitting?

Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That's success.

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

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

We - we need strength, we need energy, we need quickness and we need brain in this country to turn it around.

Every decision on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs, will be made to benefit American workers and American families. We must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies, and destroying our jobs. Protection will lead to great prosperity and strength.

There are millions of Americans outside Washington who are tired of stale political arguments and are moving this country forward. They believe, and I believe, that here in America, our success should depend not on accident of birth, but the strength of our work ethic and the scope of our dreams.

I think people who have good parents come into the world with a strength, yes, and an advantage.

There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger.

The malaria parasite has been killing children and sapping the strength of whole populations for tens of thousands of years. It is impossible to calculate the harm malaria has done to the world.

Living in America and, of course, just being women in general, we've got more strength than we think we do.

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.

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.

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

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.

Extraordinary circumstances often bring along with them extraordinary strength. No man knows, till the experiment, what he is capable of effecting.

A lot of my strength came from my upbringing.

I find it takes a lot of strength to endure myself.

On the world stage, Donald Trump will lead from strength.

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

Once you have speech, you don't have to wait for natural selection! If you want more strength, you build a stealth bomber; if you don't like bacteria, you invent penicillin; if you want to communicate faster, you invent the Internet. Once speech evolved, all of human life changed.

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.

When we have nothing to cling to as our own and cease thinking of ourselves as people who must defend privileges, we can open ourselves freely to others with the faithful expectation that our strength will manifest itself in our shared weakness.

It's a real strength for me that I've never minded the training process. It's something I enjoy. I really like being in the gym or, certainly, on the field.

The soldier who gropes for glory must submit himself to discipline. Subordination gives strength and security to an army. He that will not submit to it when corrected and improved by the experience of ages does not deserve the proud appellation of a soldier.

Experience acquired in the heroic battle against Batista's tyranny showed that the enemy, no matter what his strength, could not defeat the Cuban people.

The pagan loves the earth in order to enjoy it and confine himself within it; the Christian in order to make it purer and draw from it the strength to escape from it.

What I've learned is that unless it's an emergency, like a fire or brain surgery, hierarchy is not necessary and may be damaging. If you have a hierarchy, you're repeating the strengths and weaknesses of one person without allowing for the accumulative strength of a group.

To be an effective leader, you have to have a manipulative streak - you have to figure out the people working for you and give each tasks that will take advantage of his strength.

The fact that people in Hollywood are open to what I teach is not because they're more desperate than anyone else, but because they're more touched by it. That's not their weakness. It's their strength!

Remember to look at your glass half full and not half empty. A lot of my strength comes from God. God has given me a gift - the gift of life - and it's amazing that I live each day.

With a book, you're guaranteed the audience has a certain skill level and that the audience has to make an ongoing effort to consume this product and that the project is being consumed by just one person at a time. I really want to play to that strength because it's one of the few advantages books still have.

All women are the same, really: They are strong, but they are afraid of their own strength.

Stand and fight for those who are not weak but have yet to discover the strength that the evil of this world has done its best to conceal.

If I had to pick my greatest strength as a football coach, I say it would be innovation.

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.

Ministers should not pray so loud, and long, as to exhaust the strength. It is not necessary to weary the throat and lungs in prayer. God's ear is ever open to hear the heart-felt petitions of his humble servants, and he does not require them to wear out the organs of speech in addressing him.

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

It is labor that keeps the strong man strong. And spiritual labor, toil and burden-bearing, is what will give strength to the church of Christ.

If you have other gods before the Lord, your heart will be turned away from serving the only true and living God, who requires the whole heart, the undivided affections. All the heart, all the soul, all the mind, and all the strength, does God require. He will accept of nothing short of this.

My being a black woman is not a deficit. It is a strength. Because I could not be where I am had I not overcome so many other barriers. Which means you know I'm relentless, you know I'm persistent, and you know I'm smart.

The element of fire to me is very powerful because of what it symbolizes, how it symbolizes a strength. It symbolizes something that's unstoppable. You can't get through it, you know.

Strength and compassion are not mutually exclusive.

My mom, she was a very, very soft woman. It was hard for her to yell or even curse. But when it came to fighting for her kids, she found a strength she didn't always know she had.

Strength of will is the test of a young man's possibilities. Can he will strong enough and hold whatever he undertakes with an iron grip?

There are people in the world who have skills and strength and talent that I will never have. Never. These notions that you can 'be whatever you want to be as long as you want it bad enough' are not true. They are fairy tales.

Our strength as a nation comes in our unity. We are the United States of America, not the divided states. And those who want to divide us are trying to divide us, and we shouldn't let them do it.

When I was younger, my feet would hurt a lot, but you build up calluses and strength, and you don't feel as much pain there. But then again, it's a give and take. The older you get, you may feel pain in your back or your hips.

I had always been proud of my body - its strength and grace enabled me to pursue my passions.

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

Have you not learned that strength comes to an ordinary soul when given an extraordinary calling?

One has to have the strength of character to say the time has come to move on... unless you are a king.

When it came to my childhood - growing up in a single-parent home, often struggling financially - my mother definitely instilled in me and my siblings this strength, this will, to just continue to survive and succeed.

There's probably a tendency to view power... to be either based on size or the size and power of your economy. I think New Zealand's strength has always been using our voice on the issues that matter, and we've been consistent on it. There is power in that.

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

As much as we pump iron and we run to build our strength up, we need to build our mental strength up... so we can focus... so we can be in concert with one another.

History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.

The strength of comedy is I don't have to answer to anybody, but sometimes you want to learn from other people and see your ideas strengthen by other people.

All I can tell you is that I've never met a woman who is not strong, but sometimes they don't let it out. Then there's a tragedy, and then all of a sudden that strength comes. My message is let the strength come out before the tragedy.

I read everything, but generally more fact than fiction - especially autobiographies and biographies. I've read 'Long Walk to Freedom' by Nelson Mandela at least twice on holiday. Every time, I'm totally awed by his vision, strength and forgiveness. I feel honoured to have got to know him and his wonderful wife Graca over the years.

Part of the problem with America is that letting go of emotions is viewed as a weakness, but it's my strength. That enabled me to write my songs.

Tina Turner is someone that I admire, because she made her strength feminine and sexy. Marilyn Monroe, because she was a curvy woman. I'm drawn to things that have the same kind of silhouettes as what she wore because our bodies are similar.

Being a winger or a wide mid, I have to run continuously for 90 minutes, which not only takes endurance but also strength in my legs to be able to be explosive for 90 minutes. I think weight training has really allowed me to sustain for those 90 minutes.

Our young people are patriots and heroes whom we can be proud of before the world; that they have a large contingent of such trustworthy young people is a great blessing for the Workers' Party of Korea and a source of pride for Korea, and this assures the great strength of our dignified state and its bright future.

The strength people need to proceed along the path of human development can come only from the spiritual worlds.

You never want to lose a strength, but I've also got to try and be a complete hitter.

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.

Sports play a very important role in consolidating the national strength, adding lustre to the country's prestige and honour, inspiring people with national dignity and pride, and imbuing the whole society with revolutionary mettle.

Building a sports power is a patriotic undertaking aimed at translating into reality the plan and wish of the great leaders, who devoted their efforts to building ours into a country that prospers and grows stronger on the strength of sports.

No force can conquer the service personnel and people who, in support of their great leader, have turned out in the struggle to defend their country with confidence in the validity of their cause and their own strength - this is a law and a truth taught by history.

The lessons I learned from the dark days at Alibaba are that you've got to make your team have value, innovation, and vision. Also, if you don't give up, you still have a chance. And, when you are small, you have to be very focused and rely on your brain, not your strength.

My mom has always been so generous and so sensitive and so vulnerable and yet exudes so much strength.

I know and I've always felt for Canada that we recognize that diversity is a great source of strength.

CBC has a very important mandate to bind Canada together in both official languages, tell local stories, and make sure we have a sense of our strength, our culture, our stories.

If a war breaks out with the United States, the navy will have to put all its strength into interceptive operations, so... massive sea-borne supplies might be momentarily interrupted.

The example afforded before the Great War by Germany - which, if only it had exercised forbearance for another five or ten years, would by now be unrivaled in Europe - suggests that the task facing us now is to build up our strength calmly and with circumspection.

I think the biggest thing was that when I was in college, I really concentrated on personnel. That was my strength, and I was, in essence, my own recruiting coordinator. And when I went to the pros, I did the same thing.

I bring a lot of energy and passion to what I do. Plus, I've had some weird feats of superhuman strength!

I would never bet against Peyton Manning. You know about the age and the neck and the strength. But I had George Blanda, and as he got older, he got smarter, and he just got rid of the ball quicker. I watch Peyton, and I see George Blanda.

Every good citizen adds to the strength of a nation.

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

I want people to draw strength from me.

Every team has its weakness, and every team has its strength.

I'm very optimistic because I think that the real strength of a nation like the United States comes from blending cultures. There's no way that you can close the frontiers anywhere. The borders are there to be violated permanently.

I never said I wanted a 'happy' life but an interesting one. From separation and loss, I have learned a lot. I have become strong and resilient, as is the case of almost every human being exposed to life and to the world. We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.

One of the things that always comes up in my writing is the search for freedom, especially in women. I always write about women who are marginalized, who have no means or resources and somehow manage to get out of those situations with incredible strength - and that is more important than anything.

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.

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.

I get up every morning and say, 'Father, give me strength today, not strength so I can lift 500 pounds, but give me strength, Lord, so when I speak, my words might motivate, might inspire somebody, Lord, when they see me, let them see you. When they hear me, Lord, let them hear you. In your holy name I pray.'

In 1995, I was diagnosed with cancer, and I had to practice what I preached. I had always said to 'believe in God' and 'don't give up' to little kids who had been diagnosed with cancer. I then thought if I can't call on that same God and same strength that I told people about, I would be a liar and a phony.

We have to nurture our young women and understand the beauty and the strength of being a woman. It's kind of a catch-22: Strength in women isn't appreciated, and vulnerability in women isn't appreciated. It's like, 'What the hell do you do?' What you do is you don't allow anyone to dictate who you are.

As long as God gives me strength to work and try to make things real for my children, I'm going to work for it - even if it means making the ultimate sacrifice.

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.

A living art of teaching, one that rests on a true understanding of the human being, has a thread of strength running through it that stimulates individual students to participate so that it is not necessary to keep their attention through direct 'individualized' treatment.

When what we introduce into the children's world of ideas and feelings is in line with the direction of the developmental forces of a given stage of life, we strengthen the entire developing person in a way that remains a source of strength throughout that person's life.

I think I've had the longest career of strength, focus, and still being able to sell records. I think I'm that guy. I'm still blessed with the opportunity to make music and pass out a message like, 'Life is good,' to the world.

We had to forge an alliance of strength based not on colour but on commitment to the total abolition of apartheid and oppression; we would seek allies, of whatever colour, as long as they were totally agreed on our liberation aims.

I've just always felt it's an incredibly empowering thing, particularly for young women, to capitalize on their coordination and their strength. It's a very empowering thing to feel strong in your body.

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.'

Minnesota's diversity should be its greatest strength, but our neglect of nonwhite students has stifled our progress toward growth and equity.

I want my children to attend inclusive schools where diversity is respected and acknowledged as a sign of strength.

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

There's barely a strand of the modern media that the Kardashian-Wests haven't been able to master, and for good reason: Kanye is an amazing performer and cultural provocateur, while Kim, through her strength of character, has created a place for herself in the glare of the world's spotlight, and it takes real guts to do that.

Before I was married to Martin and became a King, I was a proud Scott, shaped by my mother's discernment and my father's strength.

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.

It's a marathon, not a sprint. I actually feel like I come to work stronger when I've had a little time on the weekend to step away from it and enjoy my family and other things. I come back energized. If people think they're going to work 24/7, week in and week out, they're not bringing their full strength to the table.

Whenever the strength of God is not recognized as the source of our strength, we are breaking the First Commandment: Do not have any gods before me.

Picasso's sculpture has incredible strength combined with a lack of pomposity.

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

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

America's greatest strength has always been its hopeful vision of human progress.

No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle dismay, no trouble dishearten the man who has acquired the art of being alive. Difficulties are but dares of fate, obstacles but hurdles to try his skill, troubles but bitter tonics to give him strength; and he rises higher and looms greater after each encounter with adversity.

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.

It is an honor and a privilege to be of service and support; however, I realize people are not putting their confidence in me. Instead, they are actually learning to trust themselves. My job is to affirm and support them in the process and teach them to do what I do when I need strength: I begin within.

My friends like to remind me that I have relatively weak fingers. Aerobic strength and general endurance have come easy, but finger strength has always been my biggest weakness.

It took more strength and hard work than I would've believed myself capable of, but with God's grace and strength, I managed to lift myself up and become a better person that I'd ever imagined - I believe I have become a loving husband, a compassionate father, and a stronger wrestler.

The technocracy of professional sport has managed to impose a soccer of lightning speed and brute strength: a soccer that negates joy, kills fantasy and outlaws daring.

The earliest paintings I loved were always the most non-referential paintings you can imagine, by painters such as Mondrian. I was thrilled by them because they didn't refer to anything else. They stood alone, and they were just charged magic objects that did not get their strength from being connected to anything else.

Some folks hesitate to seize additional strength because they think it wrong or dangerous to be a powerful individual. Somehow they have acquired the false notion that tyranny or dictatorship or cruelty are the outcomes of a powerful personality. These characteristics are not power. They are weaknesses disguised as power.

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.

With racing, there's not one thing you need to be really strong at, it's a combination. You need a good base of cardio, good core, good neck strength. I think core and neck are the most important, but it's certainly not my favourite. Neck training is pretty boring.

You can't get around pain and opposition, but you can try to be joyful in the trial, and thank yourself for the trial, and thank God for the strength to get through it.

Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers.

To this day, with all of these muscle-bound guys, nobody hit the ball further than Mickey Mantle, with his natural strength.

I think that I have a sensitivity toward people, and that is a strength.

We are not a fearful, small people. We are confident and strong, and we understand that much of our strength comes from the fact that we are a people of the planet.

I have watched men suffer the anguish of imprisonment, defy appalling human cruelty... break for a moment, then recover inhuman strength to defy their enemies once more.

When a president makes life and death decisions, he should draw strength and wisdom from broad and deep experience with the reasons for and the risks of committing our children to our defense. For no matter how many others are involved in the decision, the president is a lonely man in a dark room when the casualty reports come in.

My mother at a young age put me in bilingual, so my strength is really more in Spanish. Even though I live and I was born and raised in the States, you know, in the Bronx, in Spanish I get my point across. And when I'm writing music, when I'm doing music, it's easier for me, and I know exactly how to express myself.

In 2013, after a challenging two years of long-term IV antibiotics and six weeks at a clinic in florida, I received the 'Star Light' award from the Lyme Research Alliance for my advocacy and strength to light the way of Lyme disease awareness.

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.

God is not accustomed to refusing a good gift to those who ask for one. Since he is good, and especially to those who are faithful to him, let us hold fast to him with all our soul, our heart, our strength, and so enjoy his light and see his glory and possess the grace of supernatural joy.

When I went to Harvard and studied planning, I found I didn't have the skills or the strength to become the kind of public person who could go out and lobby government agencies.

Every actor has a strength, and sometimes you just respond to things that you see yourself better at. I'm aware of what I can and can't do.

Musclemen grow on trees. They can tense their muscles and look good in a mirror. So what? I'm interested in practical strength that's going to help me run, jump, twist, punch.

The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back.

Being single doesn't mean you're weak, it means that you're strong enough to wait for the right person.

Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.

Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.

If I am to be fallen into love, I will. And if as a result I will appear to be stupid, disillusioned, and of poor judgment, I will. And I would be damned if I cared what other people think. For I would rather be thought of as all of these things, than not love.

If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.

You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart.

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

A tree says: My strength is trust. I know nothing about my fathers, I know nothing about the thousand children that every year spring out of me. I live out the secret of my seed to the very end, and I care for nothing else. I trust that God is in me.

God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change.

God does nothing except in response to believing prayer.

Infinite strength is religion and God.

Prayer is the nearest approach to God.

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.

Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run into it and are safe.

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.

He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless.

When I called, you answered me; you made me bold and stouthearted.

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears, and rescues them from all their troubles.

The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.

I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

Whoever brought me here, will have to take me home.

I worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong.

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched, but are felt in the heart.

We meet but briefly in life, if we touch each other with stardust - that is everything.

A death is not the extinguishing of a light, but the putting out of the lamp because the dawn has come.

Life is a dream walking, death is a going home.

The world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us.

When life kicks you, let it kick you forward.

When the unthinkable happens, the lighthouse is hope. Once we choose hope, everything is possible.

Your past has given you the strength and wisdom you have today, so celebrate it. Don't let it haunt you.

You are strong when you know your weaknesses. You are beautiful when you appreciate your flaws. You are wise when you learn from your mistakes.

You wake up every morning to fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before, and that, my love, is bravery.

Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.

You can't calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass.

Healing requires from us to stop struggling, but to enjoy life more and endure it less.

I believe it to be a primary principle of success; 'mens sana in corpora sano' ” a sound mind in a sound body. The mind in a weak body produces weak ideas; a strong body gives strength to the thought of the mind.

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work; you don't give up.

There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness.

All healing is first a healing of the heart.

Each patient carries his own doctor inside him.

Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.

Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.

Understand: if you are weak and ask for little, little is what you will get.

Strength is not when the body is strong and the mind weak, but rather when the body is weak and the mind strong.

Once you've accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.

Don't confuse civility with weakness. It takes a great deal of determination, strength and wisdom to treat another with courtesy and respect while they treat you with arrogance, disrespect and scorn.

Sometimes you don't realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.

Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.

My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.

My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.

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

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.

May He who is the Brahman of the Hindus, the Ahura-Mazda of the Zoroastrians, the Buddha of the Buddhists, the Jehovah of the Jews, the Father in Heaven of the Christians give strength to you to carry out your noble idea.

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

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.

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

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

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

Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads.

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

Whoever knows it also knows that in love there is no More and no Less but that he who loves can only love with the whole heart, and with the whole soul with all his strength and with all his will.

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.

'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.

Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.

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.

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.

A nation' s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.

Strength is one of those things you're supposed to have. You don't feel that you have it at the time you're going through it.

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

I kid around a lot, but pranks are not my best strength!

It is a sign of contraction of the mind when it is content, or of weariness. A spirited mind never stops within itself it is always aspiring and going beyond its strength.

Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.

Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.

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.

Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.

The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength.

Religious beliefs evolved by group-selection, tribe competing against tribe, and the illogic of religions is not a weakness but their essential strength.

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

One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.

Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses, - for it is a sign of strength to be weak, to know it, and out with it - not in a set way and ostentatiously, though, but incidentally and without premeditation.

The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.

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

I like a women who's got some balls, some strength. As long as I can beat her at arm wrestling, that's fine.

Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.

Many people think they want things, but they don't really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough.

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.

The virtue of paganism was strength the virtue of Christianity is obedience.

Our passion is our strength.

Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of heart to be an atheist.

I'm not just a doormat. I'm not just being stepped on all over the place. If you look at the bulk of my material, it's about trying to find some strength through that.

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.

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.

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

When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?

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.

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.

That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.

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

It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.

From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.

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

I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind.

Only actions give life strength only moderation gives it charm.

You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, 'I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself.'

America's strength is not our diversity our strength is our ability to unite people of different backgrounds around common principles. A common language is necessary to reach that goal.

God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender.

To be loved is a strength. To love is a weakness.

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.

Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.

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

Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark.

When you call upon a Thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks.

Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness and remember your strength.

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.

I know now what this meant, that the bison were the gift of a good spirit and were our strength, but we should lose them, and from the same good spirit we must find another strength.

Let a woman have her place, because as you provide foundation for her, she provides a foundation for you. And through that vulnerability comes strength.

I think that we had a different view of what the 21st century could be like, with much more of a sense, from our perspective, of trying to have an interdependent world: looking at solving regional conflicts, having strength in alliances, operating within some kind of a sense that we were part of the international community and not outside of it.

I had a vision with which I might have saved my people, but I had not the strength to do it.

There is always strength in numbers. The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause, the better.

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.

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

I have arm-wrestled here and there... guys seem to want to test my strength.

I have the people behind me and the people are my strength.

People confuse goodness with weakness. It is weak people, not good people (goodness demands strength), who are taken advantage of.

Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.

I count life just a stuff to try the soul's strength on.

The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o'er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength.

I am climbing a difficult road but the glory gives me strength.

The strength of America is not in Washington.

The joy of the mind is the measure of its strength.

People think of Latina women as being fiery and fierce, which is usually true. But I think the quality that so many Latinas possess is strength. I'm very proud to have Latin blood.

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

I couldn't beat people with my strength I don't have a hard shot I'm not the quickest skater in the league. My eyes and my mind have to do most of the work.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be.

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

President Obama's record on national security is a tribute to his strength, and judgment, and to his preference for inclusion and partnership over partisanship.

Any act often repeated soon forms a habit and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.

You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.

True strength is delicate.

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.

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

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

There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.

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

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.

If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.

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.'

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.

You had no right to be born for you make no use of life. Instead of living for, in, and with yourself, as a reasonable being ought, you seek only to fasten your feebleness on some other person's strength.

Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.

The sole and basic source of our strength is the solidarity of workers, peasants and the intelligentsia, the solidarity of the nation, the solidarity of people who seek to live in dignity, truth, and in harmony with their conscience.

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.

A coach once told me there are four factors that determine a players' performance: his tactical awareness, his physical condition, his technical ability and his mental strength.

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.

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

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

We can't equate spending on veterans with spending on defense. 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.

To me, thoughts are fun and art is fun. The strength of our society should not be idle entertainments but the joy of pursuing ideas.

I haven't strength of mind not to need a career.

I've completed the first part of my preparations without injury problems. My speed is good and I'm doing lots of volume for strength.

Usually I write about what I care about, which is a weakness but I think also a strength.

If only the strength of the love that people feel when it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive as the love we feel when it is not then marriages would be truly made in heaven.

All the sudden high-impact stress can really take a toll on your body. So if you still want to be active and get in a good workout, go to a yoga class or pilates class, or get in some strength and conditioning.

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.

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

I want to thank all my fans, teammates, coaches and supporters for the strength they've given me to overcome so much.

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

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.

I get strength from my art - all the paintings I own are powerful.

Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.

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

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

There's a feeling that strength is determined by the size of a union. That clearly is nonsense.

The type of cuisine I do, especially after being on 'Iron Chef' for several years, is a lot of global cuisine. My strength has always been Mediterranean cuisine across the board from Morocco, Spain, Italy, Greece, France, but I think now I'm doing a lot of very different cuisines all the time.

I want kids to understand that strength doesn't come from what goes on around you. It comes from inside you, and that comes from Jesus Christ.

To achieve lasting literature, fictional or factual, a writer needs perceptive vision, absorptive capacity, and creative strength.

At some point, you can't lift this boulder with just your own strength. And if you find that you need to move bigger and bigger boulders up hills, you will need more and more help.

There's a kind of a fundamental irresponsibility in playwriting, and the strength of playwriting comes from that irresponsibility.

My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.

I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can become your greatest single strength.

I maintain by going to spin four or five days a week. I love that I can get a solid butt-kicking in 40 minutes. I also strength train two or three times a week.

I'll do strength training in my dressing room between shoots, and I've been known to make business calls while out jogging. I try to mute myself on Bluetooth so they can't hear me huffing and puffing, but I usually end up getting caught.

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.

A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship is finding strength in the Word of God.

In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.

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

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.

Strength is a matter of a made up mind.

The more you care, the stronger you can be.

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.

There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.

The past is your lesson. The present is your gift. The future is your motivation.

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

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.

You will never do anything in the world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

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

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.

Yielding will overcome anything superior to itself; its strength is boundless.

This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence.

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.

Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.

As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.

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

The terrorists thought they would change my aims and stop my ambitions, but nothing changed in my life except this: weakness, fear and hopelessness died. Strength, power and courage were born.

No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.

Don't give up the fight. Stand up for your rights.

Better to fight and fall than to live without hope.

Strength doesn't come from winning.

If you have no struggles, you'll have no strength.

Never give up. Great things take time.

Growth is overrated. Endurance is underrated.

I realized that my strength was being different.

Problems are messages.

You are never given anything in this world that you can't handle.

The only thing that can stop me, is me.

Remember, when you forgive, you heal. And when you let go, you grow.

It will never be perfect. Make it work.

Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.

You are the only you there is and ever will be.

Heroism is endurance for one moment more.

Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.

If one suffers we all suffer. Togetherness is strength. Courage.

Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.

This too shall pass away.

A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

I've never met a strong person with an easy past.

It's not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.

Being mentally strong doesn't mean you won't feel afraid. Instead, mental strength is about feeling afraid and doing it anyway.

Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don't think you can, hold on.

Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Leverage the strength that you have: that no one else can be you.

Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.

In times of crisis, people reach for meaning. Meaning is strength. Our survival may depend on our seeking and finding it.

We are stronger, gentler, more resilient, and more beautiful than any of us imagine.

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

The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us, but those who win battles we know nothing about.

The task ahead of you is never greater than the strength within you.

Smiles can hide so much; fear, pain, sadness, tears. But than again they reflect one thing: strength.

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer.

In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain; either you will get up higher today or you will exercise your strength so as to be able to get up higher tomorrow.

Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.

We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.

When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.

The man who has done his best has done everything.

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.

When your dreams turn to dust, vacuum.

All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!

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

Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else.

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.

Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

Strength doesn't come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn't.

I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.

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

It is not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute.

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.

It is the weak man who urges compromise - never the strong man.

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.

The governments that were in power before Naftali Bennett and I went into politics, before the Jewish Home party gained strength, were right-wing governments that carried on with the policies of the left.

Particularly in television, we can stereotype ourselves. You realize that we all have a lot of voices in our head. We have angry voices, we have voices of doubt, and we have moments of strength.

In everyday life, I like APC, Isabel Marant, but I also like Zara. It depends how I'm feeling on the day. I like clothes that have a certain strength to them - simple but graphic.

It's a tremendous asset if you have a visual eye because you can make huge visual statements in a very theatrical way and play to the strength of theatre. But the high end of directing is working with actors and making the acting the best it can be.

In some ways, I feel like the strength of animation is in its simplicity and caricature, and in reduction. It's like an Al Hirschfeld caricature, where he'll use, like, three lines, and he'll capture the likeness of someone so strongly that it looks more like them than a photograph. I think animation has that same power of reduction.

I do breakfast first, which is a small bowl of oatmeal and some sort of protein, like hard-boiled eggs. And then I work out - 40 minutes of cardio and maybe some strength training.

You don't sleep anymore, but at the same time, you have this strength that comes from this life that has just arrived. It's a big cliche how your priorities change, but every parent knows that sometimes there's a thunderstorm, and you look at his eyes, and everything is all right. It is a revolution of everything you feel.

It used to be that the black comic figure had to have this bravado and always showed strength.

Words don't define me. Actions, my faith, and the strength of my relationships and family do.

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.

I'm a very slow screenwriter. It takes time for me to write a screenplay. Also, I feel it's not my strength.

If I wanted to have total control and be a dictator, I would do ice sculpture in my basement. If I want to make a movie, I'm going to work with 500 people, and I will have to work with their strength and their weakness.

I'm very sensitive about the fact that there's not a lot of good work for women in cinema that also deals with strong characters. But 'strong character' doesn't mean 'masculine character' - but something that finds the strength in femininity and the beauty in femininity. And something that says you can find femininity in men in some way.

Anfield is the best place in the world to play football; there's no doubt about it. The atmosphere is incredible, and we always get so much strength from our supporters in every single game.

I travel seven months a year, so it's a lot of hotels and airplanes. I teach about three hours a day. I always go for a run. I try to lift some weights if I have the time and the strength. But running and teaching, that's my life.

People say, 'Where do you get your strength from?' Well, where does an ape get his strength from? They are 20 times stronger than humans, and they don't rely on a meat-based diet. They eat plants all day long. It's a myth that you need meat for strength.

My intensity is my greatest strength. It's also my greatest weakness.

I always said 'strength in stars.'

It's empowering to find a workout that builds strength and grace.

I feel yoga has helped me with everything in my life. Especially my snowboarding; between the strength, flexibility, balance, and meditation aspects of yoga, it has helped me in so many ways!

All you try to do in any system you incorporate is put players in their areas of strength and try to hide and minimize their weaknesses.

I don't want to knock photography, and I don't feel that film is up there but photography isn't. I think they're next to each other really, you know. There's an incredible strength to a still picture. Or there can be an incredible strength to a still picture that can outlive you. That can outlive a film.

With regards to American foreign policy all across the globe, it is important for us to be operating from positions of strength, and not to just concede that.

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.

For me, it's not an option to not be in shape and to not work out. I just always try to make time for it and strength train four or five days a week, and I'm always eating clean, so - don't get me wrong, though - I love a good pizza and some wings every now and then.

My company, Ballet Beautiful, is built around celebrating the strength and femininity of the female body - for me, pregnancy has just been an extension of that.

I don't think you necessarily have to be crazy-fit for freeskiing. So much of the sport has to do with agility and nimbleness and flexibility and other things. It's a lot of muscle memory - it's more like dance, in a way - it's technique more than strength or endurance.

After a post-Bill Berry softening with albums like 'Up' and 'Reveal,' R.E.M. seems to be toughening up again; on the strength of the first single, 'Discoverer,' the band's new record looks to continue with the same muscular rock and roll that defined its last album, 'Accelerate.'

In the midst of the heartbreak and wreckage of 9-11, the world also witnessed what is America's greatest strength. Firefighters, nurses, police officers, first responders and local residents worked around the clock to rescue and care for those injured.

In all probability, when the 1919 series is over, a diagnosis of it will show that the final result was brought about by some unusual situation or freak happening that was given no consideration when the relative strength of the two clubs was considered.

In my opinion, the motion picture is the greatest medium of expression ever invented. It embraces all the other arts. The films that have the greatest unity, the greatest overall strength, and give the most satisfaction to the viewer, have been those in which a guiding hand was imposed in every section of the film's many divisions.

My strength as an actor is in the theater - I know that about myself. Some actors get onstage and vanish, but I'm much better there than I am on screen.

There's something that's sexy about a guy who has the strength to kill somebody, but is also vulnerable enough to be in love. It's just those two sides - like, I don't know why, but women for some reason aren't attracted to normal guys, like, guys who are in between.

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.

I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn't have been a comic.

The Cape Town is considerably increased within the last eight years. Its respectability with regard to strength has kept pace with its other enlargements and rendered it very secure against any attempt which is not made with considerable force.

The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament it is its ancient and natural strength the floating bulwark of the island.

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.

The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers' strength by allowing each union to organize in any industry, then bargain on its own, even when workers share a common employer.

And I think we understand we cannot make social change for all workers until we have enough strength, membership strength, and at the same time having membership strength and only making change for a limited group of workers is not what our country really needs for people that work.

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.

I have always been an outstanding football player, I have always had uncanny abilities, great arm strength, an immense ability to play the game from a quarterback standpoint. The problem was that I wasn't given the liberty to do certain things when I was young.

You can manage 50 people through the strength of your personality and lack of sleep. You can touch them all in a week and make sure they're all pointed in the right direction.

Use gentle means before you come to extremity, and whatever lesson you work him, and never take above half his strength, nor ride him till he is weary, but a little at a time and often.

Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height, and there was a noticeable disproportion between the long trunk of his body and his short legs. His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs.

Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality and longest lasting paper ever made. It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.

One of the things that's beautiful about New Orleans is how culturally rich we are and how well we have worked together. People call us a gumbo. It's really important that we get focused on the very simple notion that diversity is a strength, it's not a weakness.

The people I used to have around me from Nashville was showing love to the Cash Money clique on the strength of Buck trying to make it making sure Buck gets to where he gots to go.

I came from Long Island, so I had a lot of experience at the stick. I played in junior high school, then I played in high school. The technical aspect of the game was my forte. I had all that experience, then I had strength and I was in good condition.

As I've often said, Wisconsin's greatest strength continues to be the dedicated, hardworking people of our state. They go to work everyday, pay their taxes, and raise their kids with good, Midwestern values.

I hope to devote all of my spare time, which ordinarily would go to research, my summers, and every ounce of strength I can muster to further the project.

I was vegetarian for a long time, and in the last four years I started eating chicken and fish. I feel like it really built up my strength a lot.

If this war is not fought with the greatest brutality against the bands both in the East and in the Balkans then in the foreseeable future the strength at our disposal will not be sufficient to be able to master this plague.

The thing with me. I can't stick musicians. I've thought about this. I can't stand them, and being stuck in a studio with them I think that's my strength I can hear what they can't.

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.

I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.

So many older people, they just sit around all day long and they don't get any exercise. Their muscles atrophy, and they lose their strength, their energy and vitality by inactivity.

I've come to the conclusion that beautiful women in the West aren't comfortable finding strength in their femininity. They want to do masculine-oriented things to establish their femininity. It's a contradiction.

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

I went to a military school between the ages of six and 12 and later into the air force. You learn discipline and strength of character.

You have to get along with people, but you also have to recognize that the strength of a team is different people with different perspectives and different personalities.

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.

One killer exercise that's really great is pull-ups with your legs out level. That's my favourite. It's such functional core strength, and that's why I can climb up trees and down vines.

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

I don't think a woman has to act like a man to show that she has strength.

Our very strength as lesbians lies in the fact that we are outside of patriarchy our existence challenges its life.

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

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.

Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.

Guerrilla wars, and even more so terrorist assaults, are conducted only by forces with insufficient strength to carry out a real war.

An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement an America that inspires awe in its strength.

But my strength was in singing and songwriting, which was a new discovery for me when I was 18. And I decided if I pursued songwriting, which is what was closest to my heart, then there would be no competition. I would just live my life being myself and living my dream.

So Europe needs to be competitive and we also need to be competitive if we wish to remain an interesting economic partner for the United States. This has to be done on the basis of strength, of competitiveness.

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.

I think of novels in architectural terms. You have to enter at the gate, and this gate must be constructed in such a way that the reader has immediate confidence in the strength of the building.

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.

One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.

The men in the steel industry who sacrificed their all were nor merely aiding their fellows at home but were adding strength to the cause of their comrades in all industry.

I was born on a farm. My strength has nothing to do with political apparatus. I get my strength from nature, from flowers.

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.

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.

Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.

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.

Focus on your problem zones, your strength, your energy, your flexibility and all the rest. Maybe your chest is flabby or your hips or waist need toning. Also, you should change your program every thirty days. That's the key.

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.

Nothing symbolizes American strength and vigor more than another unaccountable Washington bureaucrat.

Physical strength in a woman - that's what I am.

Darts players are probably a lot fitter than most footballers in overall body strength.

If a man or woman has something redone it is because he or she can no longer live with that part of their body, it is no longer bearable. Either they get help and find the strength to fight or they proceed with the act.

I can't just react on the strength of an email and three pages of synopsis, and say I'm going to take off for three months of my life.

The first time you hold your baby in your arms, I mean, a sense of strength and love washes over you. It washed over me and I never thought that possible.

And when I look at my mother, I reflect on her strength and endurance. She's cranky sometimes, but she is lovable and loving. I'd be happy to be there at 86.

And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.

They tell me that it will be hard to find a man strong enough to love my own strength and independence, and not worry about being Mr. Diana Ross, but I disagree. I know absolutely that that man is somewhere out there.

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.

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.

Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.

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.

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.

I've never found therapy to be a sign of weakness I've found the opposite to be true. The willingness to have a mirror held up to you definitely requires strength.

Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based.

Each particular society begins to feel its strength, whence arises a state of war between different nations.

The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength.

God gave me the strength to see, and breathe, and talk.

I also work out because I have scoliosis. I have to maintain certain strength in my core.

I was always trying to make up for my size, to compensate. So to get people to take you seriously, you have to come at things with a great deal of strength. You have to emphasize that the way you are is unusual. That you don't come along every day.

My strength is my enthusiasm.

We've got to demonstrate why European unity and integration, our vast single market, our single currency, equip us with the strength to embrace globalization.

There is a growing strength in women but it's in the forehead, not the forearm.

You can have financial strength, professional strength, emotional strength but for me without spiritual strength none of the rest of it matters.

Women's strength, women's industry, women's wisdom are humankind's greatest untapped resource. The challenge then for U.N. Women is to show our diverse constituencies how this resource can be effectively tapped in ways that benefit us all.

I've been doing a lot of drama, but I feel like comedy is my strength.

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.

The legacy of Steve Jobs and the strength of Steve Jobs is that he established a company that's clearly firing on all cylinders and clicking very well.

By and large we have got to find the good leaders to work with to make sure that we build the strength in these communities. Simply issuing edicts from Canberra isn't going to solve issues on the APY lands.

It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness.

I have the strength to endure it all.

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

He's an innocent in a lot of ways. He's a very simple person who really doesn't have the resources or the strength, ultimately, to handle the situation.

What is being talked about now is the probability of the Sharon government launching an attack against Lebanon to eliminate the resistance of Hezbollah by using the American war against Iraq. But, of course, in this case, we will certainly fight with all our strength.

I dance but I also work out. I run, do strength training... you name it. I've got to!

We've worked very hard as a band and would like to think we've got this far on the strength of our music.

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

The guys I date always want to test my strength and wrestle around. By the end, they're drenched in sweat.

Intensity like signal strength will generally fall off with distance from the source, although it also depends on the local conditions and the pathway from the source to the point.

I had a lot of encouragement and tolerance from my parents, but I also have many friends who didn't get that from their parents and in a way they have more strength from spending years where nobody believed in them.

It's all too easy when talking about female gymnasts to fall into the trap of infantilizing them, spending more time worrying more about female vulnerability than we do celebrating female strength.

It was helpful to have the American troops there in great strength. They knew there'd be consequences if they didn't move back. Now, there has been some removal of the foreign forces.

There's so much with my character in 'Dredd' that I identify with. She's my favorite character I think I've ever played. She's the most dynamic and fascinating woman that I could even imagine playing, so I love her. What I love about her is that her sensitivity is her greatest strength.

I feel like it's always about embracing what it is that you think is wrong with you. It's often times your greatest 'flaw' which actually forays into what is also your greatest strength.

It's really important to share the idea that being different might feel like a problem at the time, but ultimately diversity is a strength.

Weight-bearing exercise builds bone density, builds your muscular strength so that you can hold your body up where those bones have a tendency to get weak.

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.

Unfortunately, there are so many people who live their whole life in a place that is safe and protected and simple and they don't really have that strength inside to fly.

Girl power is about loving yourself and having confidence and strength from within, so even if you're not wearing a sexy outfit, you feel sexy.

I have always had good strength in my legs from working out with weights. I have also been riding a bike of some sort for most of my life and have good agility.

Social Security is not just the foundation of America's retirement dignity and security, it ensures the economic stability and strength of our families and our state's economy.

At their core, when things really matter, people see a need to turn to God for strength and protection.

At Casablanca we did 'Midnight Express,' 'Flashdance,' and 'The Deep.' My willingness for risk has always been my strength.

My wife and I have always trusted each other, and I have to thank her strength.

We get strength and encouragement from watching children.

I get curious about new things. My real strength is going into a field that has not been investigated before, and finding new approaches to it.

I like strength. I depend on my own.

Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right on their side.

The very strength of a nation eventually proves to be its weakness.

The strength of the playing ability is much more important. Only if the strength of the opponent's playing ability is comparable, does the game develop.

We work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work.

I spend around two and half hours on the track every day running and another 2 hours in the weight room lifting weights with my strength coach.

It gives one hope, this great strength of Africa.

My strength and my weakness are twins in the same womb.

There's a lot of strength in the U.S., but there's a lot of froth also. The froth will blow off. We're going to have to face up to some realities that we're not fully facing up to right now.

Military preparedness is absolutely a form of strength.

I admired in others the strength that I lacked myself.

We managed to hang in there. Today when people get married there's a tendency to run away when things get tough. There is a lot of strength in hanging together.

Terrorists have failed to trigger mass conflict between Muslims and non-Muslims in Europe. We should draw strength from that fact.

Now, I am about to be nailed as the man who disliked 'Howl's Moving Castle.' Lord, give me strength! Also, IT, please disconnect the e-mail thing.

While other industries have suffered, the nonprofit arts world continues to build in strength while it encourages the growth of innumerable small businesses on its periphery, thereby creating more jobs.

When I write down my thoughts, they do not escape me. This action makes me remember my strength which I forget at all times. I educate myself proportionately to my captured thought. I aim only to distinguish the contradiction between my mind and nothingness.

Naturally we are aware of the strength of our economy and naturally we don't want to downplay it.

With a houseful of kids you give each other strength.

The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength.

The grandeur and strength or our people and democracy are as big as a forest.

I gambled on having the strength to live two lives, one for myself and one for the world.

I mean I'm not smarter than the market, but I can recognize a good tape and a bad tape. I recognize when it's right and when it's wrong and that's what my strength is.

The President has not created any Ford constituency, unique from that of any Republican President. The one exception to this is that he does show unique strength with young voters for a Republican.

The fact that we're going through a crisis is an opportunity for Europe to be more coordinated and more integrated. We're actually talking about a European Monetary Fund or euro bonds, about guarantees for countries, about economic governance in the European Union. That shows the strength of Europe.

Military strength in reserve is better than military strength being reigned upon the other side including all of its innocent civilians.

With such thoughts in your mind, now that you have resolved to love Him and please Him with all your strength, your only fear should be to fear God too much and to place too little confidence in Him.

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.

The only concept or experience or core belief that I can attribute my other-ness to is that I just started out a weirdo and I stayed a weirdo. And it took me a long time to embrace my outsidership and see it as a strength rather than a weakness.

I had no doubts I could go to the pole. I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress.

The serve, I was too young and too small and... not enough powerful to have a good serve when I was young, so my forehand was always my signature shot. So I used to always run around my backhand, you know, use my forehand as much as I could, and so that's why I think it's my strength also today, you know.

The first thing is that we're being attacked by both the Writers Guild and the Producers Guild. Both of these groups are trying to diminish the importance and strength of the director. They're trying to do it through both frontal and side attacks.

America's downgrade may serve as a wakeup call for its policymakers. It is an unambiguous and loud signal of the country's eroding economic strength and global standing. It renders urgent the need to regain the initiative through better economic policymaking and more coherent governance.

You are talking to a man who can only play a plastic keyboard. Give me anything weighted and I've had it. I haven't got the strength in my fingers to push them down. So I don't get a lot of expression on the keyboard.

I'd like to be a wounded leading man. Instead of a pillar of strength, I'd be the scared one.

My mother was the dearest, sweetest angel. She didn't talk she sang. She was a tower of strength.

Productive power is the foundation of a country's economic strength.

The strength in our third-quarter financial results is cause for excitement. I'm particularly pleased that we continue to demonstrate impressive growth at the same time we are engaged in important merger discussions.

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.

My father was the son of immigrants, and he grew up bilingual, but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me. America's strength is not our diversity it is our ability to unite around common principles even when we come from different backgrounds.

My knee is as strong as it was before, if not stronger, and it's a matter of getting my leg strong. I lost six years of strength in about six month's time, so it's going to take another year or two to get that leg back up to full strength, but I'm good to go so far.

Chicago's neighborhoods have always been this city's greatest strength.

I like writing for children. It seems to me that most people underestimate their understanding and the strength of their feelings and in my books for them I try to put this right.

America is moving forward and gaining strength. We have been tested, and we have proven ourselves to be a tough, resilient and resourceful nation.

Exercise helps me with stress. It changes your brain chemistry. I turn to Ashtanga yoga when I feel the need to relax. I love it, but it's not right for everybody. It's taught to you a little bit at a time, according to your body type and your strength. That keeps things challenging.

You must in all Airs follow the strength, spirit, and disposition of the horse, and do nothing against nature for art is but to set nature in order, and nothing else.

Our role in Israel is a pioneering one, and we need people with certain strength of fiber.

The strength of any weakness within us is the degree to which it is feared.

The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers, who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline, and to feel that in that submission lay their strength.

What we call a poem is mostly what is not there on the page. The strength of any poem is the poems that it has managed to exclude.

That's one strength that Stevie has. She's really not a strong instrumentalist in any way. Her instrument is her voice and her words. And it keeps her focused on the very center of that.

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

I'm not slick. I'm not polished. I think my strength is in reacting.

The glimpses of human strength and frailty that a physician sees are with me still.

The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in the strength and security derived from the inquiring mind.

From this process has emerged a parallel process of translating traditional working and living values into a new political and economic power - a power increasingly based upon the strength of money and those material things money can purchase.

My poet's heart gives me strength to face political problems, particularly those which have a bearing on my conscience.

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.

If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive.

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.

Part of the success of Girls Who Code is that I am a hustler. When people ask what my biggest strength is, it's that I'm shameless. I will ask people for help even when I don't know them.

I shall try and effect all that is before me to perform; and God, I think, will surely give me strength for His work so long as He directs my line of duty.

There's no way to escape the culture that has evolved, from which we ourselves have evolved. Naturally, we stress it, break it up, reassemble it to suit our own needs. But it is there - a source of vital strength.

For me, it has been very important to grow up knowing about my mom's work and that she was always, at every moment, supporting me and teaching me to have this strength.

I got a strength coach. My wife. She gets big chains, and at night she puts them around the refrigerator. They are so strong, I can't break them.

I tell my daughter every morning, 'Now, what are the two most important parts of you?' And she says, 'My head and my heart.' Because that's what I've learned in the foxhole: What gets you through life is strength of character and strength of spirit and love.

I do very scientific-based training. However, for skating, that's a little bit out of the ordinary. Many skaters base their off-ice training around plyometrics, whereas mine is very strength- and power-based.

I was ironing my own clothes when I was 11 years old. My mental strength goes back to those days.

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

Snowboarding requires lower-body strength.

It is our duty, as parents and as teachers, to give all children the space to build their emotional strength and provide a strong foundation for their future.

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

Most people don't think about plyometrics when they think about powerful strength. But I do lots of them to build mine.

A man has to have sensibility, wit, mystery, tolerance, and strength... Romance also helps.

The strength of our economy allows us to maintain the mightiest military in the world, effectively enforcing a Pax Americana.

I anticipated we would go to college, and then we would fade out - that was kind of what we wanted at the time - but social media hung onto my brother and I, and thankfully, fans hung onto my brother and I, and I think it's one of the reasons that this reemergence can come back with a little more strength, and I'm very thankful for that.

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.

If I win, it sends out a powerful message about the strength of Mexican people.

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

The lack of financial strength to avail healthcare is a major challenge.

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.

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.

My mother helped me to be who I am: to have strength and not to let people run all over me and yet to be humble; to realise that all of this that I have today could be gone.

It might be asked, 'How much time shall I allow myself for rest?' The answer is that no rule of universal application can be given, as all persons do not require the same measure of sleep, and also the same persons, at different times, according to the strength or weakness of their body, may require more or less.

I'm used to very strong women because my mother was particularly strong, and my father was away all the time. My mother was a big part of bringing up three boys, so I was fully versed in the strength of a powerful woman, and accepted that as the status quo.

In America we have a Declaration of Independence, but our history, our advancements, our global strength all point to an American declaration of interdependence.

Churches we build only by our own efforts and not in the strength of the Spirit will quickly collapse when we don't push and prod people along.

I can't distract myself enough here, for sketches to a new opera are constantly buzzing around in my head, to the extent that I need all my strength to wrest myself from them.

Kettlebells are the best for everything. We do snatches and swings with them for explosiveness and hamstring and lower back strength, and we'll also throw them into conditioning circuits where I'll do a burpee holding the kettlebells and transition into a 2-handed snatch.

Being African American and Jewish, I have plenty of ancestors and family members that I can look to for strength and, more importantly, for a grateful outlook on life.

The hardest thing about acting is all of the other things you have to think about besides performing... Your image, your team, networking - not to mention the mental strength you need to be able to stay unaffected by the rejection that every actor experiences.

I have a condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), which has affected my growth and bone strength. In short, people with the kind of OI I have generally experience hundreds of fractures in their lifetime and use wheelchairs for mobility.

You need more individuals who can do more than one job in the field. Especially if all of them are good fielders and if they can contribute with bat and ball if needed. Just adds to the strength of the side.

The more allrounders you have, the more difficult it becomes for the opposition. The reason being, if you have players who can bat and bowl, and if they are proper allrounders - they may be spinning or fast-bowling allrounders - they add to the strength of the team.

Our biggest strength has always been the fans. All over, wherever we have gone, CSK has got support.

In my heart of hearts, I'm a character actress, whereas other people play their one strength.

My mother was the strength. She was the anchor. She was a preacher and a teacher.

My mother raised 14 kids, with little means, from our humble house in Southwest Detroit - and now her daughter, who started school not speaking English, is going to be a congresswoman. It was so important for her to know her strength got me here, and that I'm going to fight every day with her spirit inside me.

I think women are amazing for being able to show what they feel. I admire women who do. I think it's a mistake when women cover their emotions to look tough. I say let's own who we are and use it as a strength.

What's so lovely about Wonder Woman is yes, she has the strength and power of a goddess, but she has the heart and mind of a human. So I play her as I think a woman like me would act in the situations she's going through. You treat her as a normal woman who happens to be fantastic and almighty.

We believe with all the strength of our spirit that mankind has a supreme, primary and irreplaceable need which can be satisfied only through Jesus Christ, the first-born among men, the head of the new humanity, in whom each individual reaches full self-realization.

If you're paralyzing your face in your 20s and 30s, you're not exercising the muscles that give it strength. My feeling is, laugh, cry, move your face.

I think the beauty of Catholicism is its consistency through both successes and difficulties. I've counted on my faith to give me strength through both training and competition - but also in school, with my family and everyday life.

On 'Saturday Night Live,' I never really wrote. You know, I would just - I would let the writers cast me into the show. So my strength - and I put all my energies into performance. I just couldn't deal with the rejection, you know, getting your sketches cut, and it was hard for me.

My strength is that I'm an empath.

'Peace through Strength' only works if you have and show strength.

There's a way to express femininity and independence and strength without going for hanging fruit.

I get my strength from wanting to teach other women that everything about you is OK, and you shouldn't take any crap from anyone.

In order to stay healthy, recover quickly, and continue building strength and agility, I've combined different types of low-impact sports circuit exercises to maximize and expand my abilities.

Touch is more important than arm strength. You want to really allow the receiver to run underneath the throw. It'll give you a little margin for error if you undershoot it a bit.

I've always enjoyed singing and can't recall a time in my life where I wasn't singing. I'm most grateful for the strength I have in that department. I have a lot of bad habits on the guitar which limits my playing ability. But I get a little better each year.

My strength was in singing and songwriting, which was a new discovery for me when I was 18. And I decided if I pursued songwriting, which is what was closest to my heart, then there would be no competition. I would just live my life being myself and living my dream.

Whether it be the gym or telling a guy to stop mistreating me or getting through school with a C+ average but making people think I'm much smarter... it's all about strength and how you wear it.

I have all points of strength, and I have the opportunities to increase our non-oil revenues in many sectors, and I have a global economic network.

The strength of my mother is something I didn't pay attention to for so long. Here she was, this single mom, who was part of the Great Migration, who was part of a Jim Crow south, who said, 'I'm getting my kids out of here. I'm creating opportunities for these young people by any means necessary.'

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.

I testify that inspiration can be the spring for every person's hope, guidance, and strength. It is one of the magnified treasures of life. It involves coming to the infinite knowledge of God.

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.

Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.

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.

I think that young women and little girls need to see that they don't have to be the damsel in distress. They don't have to not show their strength. They don't have to be whatever the stereotype is or the tropes that we go to in our minds.

Something I've been starting to use almost every day is a blood flow restriction system for my legs. It's good for recovery and strength.

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.

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.

Social media is reducing social barriers. It connects people on the strength of human values, not identities.

You ever try to beat your dad up? It just don't happen. He's got that old man strength.

Working with one of the best strength trainers in the world, I'm getting more dangerous. I'm getting stronger and stronger.

I don't have to build up strength; I have been blessed with it. I do lift weights and train hard, but I am a very special individual - a very special man with very special talent and very special power. I can get any man - any man - out of there in a matter of seconds. That is the thing I love about myself.

You know that neither numbers nor strength give the victory, but that side which, with the assistance of the gods, attacks with the greatest resolution is generally irresistible.

The fact is that Sarah Palin positively emanates strength. She gives off the aura of being a strong woman who doesn't back down, and she does it sporting heels and wearing her family like a badge of honour. I am sure there are a million other women out there who are doing the same thing.

I wish I was a gorgeous mixologist, but that was not my god-given strength.

You must all be aware that modern war is not a mere matter of military operations. It involves the whole strength and all the resources of the nation. Not only soldiers, but also all citizens without exception, take part.

The modern world is one wherein every nation has to develop the strength of which its citizens are capable. The independent status of the individual, his thoughts and actions become a thing of the past.

I'm an author whose strength is in gag-writing.

I was always fascinated by strength. Arnold was an idol of mine.

When I make a fist, it's strong, and you can't tear it apart. As long as there's unity, there's strength.

It takes enormous strength to be a real woman.

Carrie is my child, and I love her with every ounce of strength I possess.

I'm not a rich person financially, but I am in mind and soul. I have so much energy and strength, and I can do a lot of things that make me, and I think my fans, quite happy. When everything's gone, music alone shall live on.

When you're strong physically, it improves your strength in every other facet of your life. You're more confident, your self-esteem is higher, and your self image is better.

My strength is my wrestling, but I don't focus on it as much. I try to focus on a lot of different things like knees, elbows, submissions, and submission defense - just a lot of different things.

Always realize that even your strongest advocate and opponent is a part of the human family; albeit they may have small shortcomings and even strength in them, they are part of that human family.

Before my mother was a King, she climbed trees and wrestled with boys. And won. Even as a child, Coretta Scott demonstrated that her gender would not deter her success, nor did it detract from her strength.

In cricket, my superhero is Sachin Tendulkar. He has always been my hero and will continue to remain so. Apart from him and outside cricket, my mother has remained my inspiration. Whatever difficult time I had faced, she was always there for me. She has given me all the strength. She maintained her composure and supported me in tough times.

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.

Jimmy Fallon's strengths are that he's fun, and he's good at impressions, and he's musically inclined. And my strength is that I'm a joke writer, but I also have no filter, and I think that that's not a talent per se, but it's just a thing about myself that I have found that people like about what I do.

The Caribbean is not an idyll, not to its natives. They draw their working strength from it organically, like trees, like the sea almond or the spice laurel of the heights.

Living according to the basic gospel principles will bring power, strength, and spiritual self-reliance into the lives of all Latter-day Saints.

I think the reason why strong women have such a powerful impact is that you've got the strength of a man with the heart and sensitivity of a woman.

Self-acknowledgment boosts your emotional and spiritual immunity, giving you the strength you need to release the past and rise above fear, doubt or resignation.

I fell in love with music because it gave me an escape, it gave me strength, and it gave me confidence.

To me, the biggest attraction is a woman's charisma, her soul, her inner strength.

When you know you're vulnerable, and you know... your strength and your weakness, you can see life with better perspective.

Trust comes before strength, and it becomes a conduit of influence. Your strength is a little bit threatening before people trust you.

There's an entire generation of male strength and endurance athletes, even recreational lifters, who have never gotten off the ephedrine-caffeine-aspirin stack. The process of getting off stimulants is really horrible.

Each year, Labor Day gives us an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions that working men and women make to our nation, our economy and our collective prosperity. It gives us a chance to show gratitude for workers' grit, dedication, ingenuity and strength, which define our nation's character.

I think our big tent is our greatest strength.

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.

Jews are known for many things, but strength, swiftness, and agility are not among them. There is one trait, as controversial as it is familiar, for which Jews are above all known, and that is shrewdness in business.

If I lift any weights, I do it more for explosion, but I really use my body weight to build up muscle and strength.

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.

The key thing for me has always been how we realize the mission - enabling every professional in the world to change their own economic curve by the strength of their alliances and connections with other people.

So many people in the world would rather stay in a situation that's painful but familiar because they're comfortable with it. Not a lot of people have the strength or heart to realize when something's not good for them and to turn around and be alone.

Defiance in itself is a sign of strength, and strength is a light side of human nature - when at all present, that is.

The lesson of 9/11 is that America is truly exceptional. We withstood the worst attack of our history, intended by our enemies to destroy us. Instead, it drew us closer and made us more united. Our love for freedom and one another has given us a strength that surprised even ourselves.

Our greatest strength in our fight for justice is our people - the thousands of men and women who have dedicated their careers, often at great personal sacrifice, to working for justice in America.

Strength training is a fantastic microcosm for a man's life: pushing yourself through discomfort, every single day, is the only way to make measurable progress. It's one of the few ways to grow as a man.

I'm going to France, I'm going to Germany, and I'm going to go wherever God sends me and gives me the strength.

Dealing with depression effectively is a mark not of weakness, but of strength.

When I'm not depressed, I draw strength and beauty from depression; when I am depressed, I find no such things.

Part of my advantage is that my strength is economic forecasting, but that only works in free markets, when markets are smarter than people. That's how I started. I watched the stock market, how equities reacted to change in levels of economic activity, and I could understand how price signals worked and how to forecast them.

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.