Strength: (might...will power...... )

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it! Almight God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! --- zzz

All our talents increase in the using, and the every faculty, both good and bad, strengthen by exercise. --- Anne Bronte 1820

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. There is nothing more potent than thought. Deed follows word and word follows thought. The word is the result of a mighty thought, and where the thought is mighty and pure the result is always mighty and pure. --- Mohandas K. Gandhi

At the judgement day a man will be called to account for all the good things he might have enjoyed and did not enjoy. --- Jewish Proverb xxxx

Be bold - and mighty forces will come to your aid. --- Basil King

Be strong and courageous, and do the work. --- Chronicles 28:20

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. --- Liane Cordes

Despair doubles our strength. --- French Proverb xxxx

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. --- Evelyn Underhill

Everyone's travels through life end the same way, so you might as well enjoy the journey. --- Anon xxxx

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. --- Theodore Roosevelt 1858

Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance. --- Samuel Johnson 1709

Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come. --- Victor Hugo 1802

He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity. --- Ben Jonson 1573

I could do nothing without problems, they toughen me my mind. In fact I tell my assistants not to bring me their successes for they weaken me; but rather to bring me their problems, for they strengthen me. --- Charles F Kettering 1876

I hear an almost inaudible but pervasive discontent with the price we pay for our current materialism. And I hear a fluttering of hope that there might be more to life than bread and circuses. --- Bill Moyers

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it! Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! (American Revolutionary War) --- Patrick Henry

It is never too late to be what you might have been. --- George Eliot (Mary Evans) 1819

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. --- Lao-Tzu 604BC

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. --- Louis Pasteur 1822

Let use have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would be realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such. --- Henry Miller

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure. --- Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do. You can't stop the plane, you can't stop the storm, you can't stop time. So one might as well accept it calmly, wisely. --- Golda Meir 1898

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt. --- William Shakespeare 1564

Patience is a particular requirement. Without it you can destroy in an hour what it might take you weeks to repair. --- Charlie W. Shedd

So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. --- Immanuel Kant

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution. --- Kahlil Gibran 1883

The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost. --- G.K. Chesterton 1874

The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are strong at the broken places. --- Ernest Hemingway 1899

There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your truth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself. "It all depends on me." --- Andre Gide 1869

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