Strength

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  • “A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. “ ~ Sir Leslie Stephen (1832-1904)
  • “A firm tree does not fear the storm. “ ~ Dayak (Indonesian) (on strength and weakness)
  • “A single arrow is easily broken; a bundle of ten is not. “ ~ Japanese (on strength and weakness)
  • “Control your emotions or they will control you. “ ~ Chinese Proverb
  • “Eagles don’t catch flies. “ ~ Desiderius Erasmus (1465-1536)
  • “He that cannot endure the bad will not live to see the good. “ ~ Jewish Proverb
  • “If you ford a river in a crowd, the crocodiles won’t get you. (Ed. note: If your lucky!) “ ~ Malagasy (on strength and weakness)
  • “It ain’t over til it’s over. “ ~ Yogi Berra
  • “It takes a village to raise a child. “ ~ unknown
  • “Little strokes fell great oaks. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Our handicaps exist only in our minds. “ ~ Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)
  • “Persuasion is better than force. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
  • “Rocks need no protection from the rain. (Ed. Note: Except over time!) “ ~ Malay (on strength and weakness)
  • “Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse
  • “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” ~ Buddha
  • “The best way out is always through.” ~ Robert Frost
  • “We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  • “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  • “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” ~ J.K. Rowling
  • “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ~ Albert Camus
  • “Better to be strong than pretty and useless.” ~ Lilith Saintcrow
  • “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  • “We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside.” ~ Joel Osteen
  • “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” ~ Susan Gale
  • “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.” ~ Unknown Author
  • “Fall down seven times, get up eight.” ~ Japanese Proverb
  • “The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.” ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • “Strong people don’t put people down. They lift them up!” ~ Unknown Author

This post was last modified on October 10, 2019 11:12 am