Strength Quotes and Sayings
Here are some quotes about strength from some famous people. I enjoyed reading them and they have helped me understand strength in a better way. Please give your feedback by commenting.
Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Women may fall when there's no strength in men.
Freedom is actually a bigger game than power. Power is about what you can control. Freedom is about what you can unleash.
Harriet Rubin (author)
When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
Edmund Burke (philosopher, author Anglo-Irish statesman of 18th century)
Silence is a source of great strength.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Thomas Paine (author)
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
Dwight D. Eisenhower (U.S. General, 34th president)
Live in terms of your strong points. Magnify them. Let your weaknesses shrivel up and die from lack of nourishment.
William Young Elliott
Strength lies not in defence but in attack
I've never been one who thought the good Lord should make life easy; I've just asked Him to make me strong.
Eva Bowring (U.S. senator)
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Seneca (Roman philosopher, dramatist)
Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.
Gregory Peck (American actor)
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
Ben Jonson (Renaissance Dramatist)
Some More Quotes about Strength
Let him who would move the world, first move himself.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Woodrow Wilson (ex U.S. president)
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
George Sand (French writer)
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King, Jr
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
Immanuel Kant (18th-century German philosopher)
The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.
William Safire (author, journalist)
The price of greatness is responsibility.
What doesn't kill us makes us stronger.
Friedrich Nietzsche (German philosopher)
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
George Eliot (novalist, journalist)
If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Christopher Reeve (actor, director)
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.
Saint Francis de Sales
Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
Drew Barrymore (actress, producer, director)
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Paul Cezanne (French painter)
Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength.
There is a growing strength in women, but it is in the forehead, not in the forearm.
Beverly Sills (operatic soprano)