Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to when all they need is one reason why they can.
- Willis Whitney
The greatest power is often simple patience.
- E. Joseph Crossman
He who desires nothing hopes for nothing and is afraid of nothing cannot be an artist.
- Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.
- Herman Melville
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby
People don't change their minds. They die, and are replaced by people with different opinions.
- Arturo Albergati
Those who stand strong will stand forever.
- Joshua D. Clark
In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.
- Coco Chanel
No woman has ever been an authentic genius of the stature of men, but that does not enrage me.
- Taylor Caldwell
Without inspiration, the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
- Johann Gottfried Von Herder
Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine.
- Oprah Winfrey
Method is more important than strength when you wish to control your enemies.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amid joy.
- Arthur Helps
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
- Maya Angelou
The very strength that protects the heart from injury is the strength that prevents the heart from enlarging to its intended greatness within. The song of the voice is sweet, but the song of the heart is the pure voice of heaven.
- Kahlil Gibran
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
- Winston Churchill
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
- Maya Angelou
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi
Unity is strength when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
- Mattie Stepanek
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
- Mother Teresa
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu
Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.
- Thomas Kempis
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu
My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Above all challenge yourself. You may well surprise yourself at what strengths you have, what you can accomplish.
- Cecile Springer
There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
- Pat Riley
Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.
- Paul Brunton
Quality is never an accident it is always the result of intelligent effort.
- John Ruskin
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
- Helen Keller
My family is my strength and my weakness.
- Aishwarya Rai
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
- Barry Switzer
Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
- Michel Foucault
There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
- Booker T. Washington
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
- Woodrow Wilson
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
- Thomas Paine
A man is measured by the size of things that anger him.
- Geof Greenleaf
Women may fall when there's no strength in men.
- William Shakespeare
The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others.
- Robert Green Ingersoll
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.
- Francis Bacon
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand
Every man has his own courage and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
- Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The secret of mans being is not only to live but to have something to live for.
- Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home.
- Henry Drummond
One of the most important lessons that experience teaches is that, on the whole, success depends more upon character than upon either intellect or fortune.
- William Edward Hartpole
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
A mind too active is no mind at all.
- Theodore Roethke
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
- Helen Keller
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
- Napoleon Hill
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
- Baruch Spinoza
I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can become your greatest single strength.
- Barbara Corcoran
I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.
- Rita Mero
One strength of the communist system of the East is that it has some of the character of a religion and inspires the emotions of a religion.
- Albert Einstein
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it.
- John Ruskin
There's a feeling that strength is determined by the size of a union. That clearly is nonsense.
- Arthur Scargill
Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt
Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.
- Judith Viorst
My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
- Katharine Hepburn