Favorite Quotations ~  Strength, 2 Create a Kindness Revolution

"True strength is delicate." ~ Louise Nevelson


Physical strength in a woman--that's what I am. ~ Tina Turner

I was six when my mother taught me the art of invisible strength..."strongest wind cannot be seen." ~ Amy Tan

I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of strenuous life. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

If it is true that men are better than women because they are stronger, why aren't our sumo wrestlers in the government? ~ Kishida Toshiko

My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

Our strengths must be shared with others in order to benefit us fully. ~ Taylor Hartman

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

In terrible moments, in moments of revolution, of war or repression, of illness or death, people react with incredible strength. ~ Isabel Allende, Women of Courage, 1999

People need trouble--a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it. I don't mean you have to live in a rat hole or gutter, but you have to learn fortitude, endurance. ~ William Faulkner, IBD, 1/16/04

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

Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body. ~ Pythagoras

There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. ~ Booker Washington

An oak and a reed were arguing about their strength. When a strong wind came up, the reed avoided being uprooted by bending and leaning with the gusts of wind. But the oak stood firm and was torn up by the roots. ~ Aesop's Fables

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