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Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed.

- A. N. Wilson

Career Top

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

India Will

Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Feet Firm

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.

- Abraham Lincoln

Stress Give

We all have those things that even in the midst of stress and disarray, they energize us and give us renewed strength and purpose. These are our passions.

- Adam Braun

Know Depending

When people are depending on us, we end up finding strength we didn't know we had.

- Adam Grant

Faith Suffering

Those who are believers in God find strength from their faith in the face of suffering. They are compelled to give sacrificially to help those in need. And they have the hope that comes from knowing that, with God by their side, the tragedy they are facing is never the final word.

- Adam Hamilton

Ideals Inspires

An America that inspires hope in its ideals must complement an America that inspires awe in its strength.

- Adam Schiff

Both Sides Which

I come from hardworking, determined people on both sides of my family... the kind who live with a hard reality from which much strength comes.

- Adriana Trigiani

Justice Than

When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?

- Aeschylus

Ashamed Took

Now, being a girl, I was ashamed of my body and my lack of strength. So I tried to be a man. I shot, rode, jumped, and took part in all the fights of the boys.

- Agnes Smedley

Love Rather

Spend the first six to 12 months building a great product or service that people love, rather than chasing investors. When the time comes to engage investors, you will be meeting them from a position of strength. This makes all the difference.

- Aileen Lee

Concept Rather

The only concept or experience or core belief that I can attribute my other-ness to is that I just started out a weirdo and I stayed a weirdo. And it took me a long time to embrace my outsidership and see it as a strength rather than a weakness.

- Aisha Tyler

Family Weakness

My family is my strength and my weakness.

- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Pain Mean

Strength doesn't mean an absence of pain.

- Aja Naomi King

Life My Life

Superstars come and go. I want to make sure I am always a producer's actor. I may be refused to be called a great actor but I have never troubled any of my producers in my life. Honesty always catches the camera, and that is what my strength is.

- Akshay Kumar

Image Large

While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.

- Al Gore

Be True True

Evil is the moment when I lack the strength to be true to the Good that compels me.

- Alain Badiou

Country Social

If we don't re-charge the American Brand, all future challenges - economic, social and political - are destined to be driven to the brink, further jeopardizing the strength and competitiveness of our country and its citizens.

- Alan Siegel

Personal Goals

As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.

- Alan Thicke

Deep Through

No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them.

- Alana Stewart

Distinct Out

Palmares Tres is a society born out of a distinct, idiosyncratic utopian vision formed in the midst of an apocalypse. I would say the residents of Palmares Tres respect the strength of that history and their remarkable ability to rise from the ashes of the old world.

- Alaya Dawn Johnson

Soul Reason

Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.

- Albert Einstein

Adversity Which

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.

- Albert Schweitzer


What is a superhero? They're supposed to represent hope, opportunity, and strength for everybody.

- Aldis Hodge

Soul His

Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.

- Aldous Huxley

Give Side

When you have a fresh point of view that comes from the right side of the heart, it's just so valuable. You can take it or not take it, but just that perspective can give you a lot of strength or make you reflect on a lot of things.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Country Standard

America has the highest standard of living of any major country in the entire world. To maintain and enhance that standard of living, America should continue to embrace those qualities which have made America great: openness and dynamism. Openness to new technologies, new ideas and new people is America's greatest source of strength.

- Alex Tabarrok

Strong Discover

Growing up, when I was younger, I didn't feel all that tough or smart or strong. As I got older, I was able to discover my own strength.

- Alexandra Daddario

Light Brings

Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.

- Alexis Carrel

Because Ten

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Through Very

The element of fire to me is very powerful because of what it symbolizes, how it symbolizes a strength. It symbolizes something that's unstoppable. You can't get through it, you know.

- Alicia Keys

Need Worst Thing

And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family was need something from someone. So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.

- Alison Bechdel

Singer Show

My strength as a singer is my versatility. I find it really frustrating when I'm only expected to show off. The music industry is awash with female acrobats. What happens to the song, and treating it for its sake and not as an ego example?

- Alison Moyet

Been Caught

I'll do strength training in my dressing room between shoots, and I've been known to make business calls while out jogging. I try to mute myself on Bluetooth so they can't hear me huffing and puffing, but I usually end up getting caught.

- Alison Sweeney

Half Hours

I spend around two and half hours on the track every day running and another 2 hours in the weight room lifting weights with my strength coach.

- Allyson Felix

Think Mine

Most people don't think about plyometrics when they think about powerful strength. But I do lots of them to build mine.

- Allyson Felix

Myself Start

Running gave me a focus to start looking after myself, to eat properly, and focus on building up my strength.

- Amanda Burton

Small Surrounded

I must thank my good friend Nigel Brennan. His strength of character in the midst of extreme hardship inspired me during the darkest days. Despite our separation, he always managed to find small ways to remind me that there are gentlemen in the world, even when I was surrounded by just the opposite.

- Amanda Lindhout

Me Weakness

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

Through Been

I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times - happy, sad, and otherwise - but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up.

- Amruta Khanvilkar

Emotions Weakness

My emotions are usually my weakness, but they are my strength while acting.

- Amruta Khanvilkar

Your Quickly

People judge you really quickly, at first just on your facial features. There are two dimensions - warmth and competence. You can think of them as trustworthiness and strength. They're first judging you on warmth; evaluating whether or not you are trustworthy. That's much more important to them than whether or not you're competent.

- Amy Cuddy

Trust Before

Trust comes before strength, and it becomes a conduit of influence. Your strength is a little bit threatening before people trust you.

- Amy Cuddy

Survive Could

We did everything we could to save my legs, and it just came to a point where if we didn't amputate my legs, I wouldn't survive. In that situation, you kind of go into survival mode, and you find strength.

- Amy Purdy

Think I Think

I am constantly trying to improve my playing and hope to get more and more mental strength. I think these are two of the success keys.

- Ana Ivanovic

Adversity Stumble

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.

- Anais Nin

Strong Show

As a single mother of four, my mother taught me that you always want to show up strong for the moments that really matter with family, friends, and community. I now recognize how her strength helped shape the person I am today and the mother that I have become.

- Andie MacDowell

Minister Still

As long as God gives me the strength to still minister and create, I'll do it.

- Andrae Crouch

Always Hidden

Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.

- Andrei Sakharov

Work Going

I can't do much about my height, but I can do a lot of things in strength and speed and work on that. I'm going to try to do that the best I can to make me a better ballplayer.

- Andrew Benintendi

Achieve Parity

Individuals and communities need to clearly tell government if they want parity for First Australians. Only this will overcome the vested interests of governments and administrators and see these practical, inexpensive solutions for what they are: a way to finally achieve results, with the strength of will from each of us.

- Andrew Forrest


Unfortunately, there are so many people who live their whole life in a place that is safe and protected and simple and they don't really have that strength inside to fly.

- Andrew Shue

Weakness Dealing

Dealing with depression effectively is a mark not of weakness, but of strength.

- Andrew Solomon

Beauty Draw

When I'm not depressed, I draw strength and beauty from depression; when I am depressed, I find no such things.

- Andrew Solomon

Pain Internal

I know what it's like to be an outcast in society. I know what it's like to want to find strength, and more importantly, I know what it's like to find that internal strength and rise out of the pain of being just sort of a weirdo.

- Andy Biersack

Own Industry

The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers' strength by allowing each union to organize in any industry, then bargain on its own, even when workers share a common employer.

- Andy Stern

Country I Think

And I think we understand we cannot make social change for all workers until we have enough strength, membership strength, and at the same time having membership strength and only making change for a limited group of workers is not what our country really needs for people that work.

- Andy Stern

Trust Source

The basis for all human relationships and where we derive our greatest strength and power, trust is single-handedly the most powerful source of positive energy and, once in place, unlocks a freedom and peace to explore.

- Angela Ahrendts

Fact Largely

Germany's strength lies largely in the fact that the Federal Republic is a center of industry and that it's an export nation.

- Angela Merkel

Maturity Bad

I do believe in the old saying, 'What does not kill you makes you stronger.' Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.

- Angelina Jolie

Know Overlap

I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap.

- Ani DiFranco

Gaga Range

Jay Z is building a range of businesses just on the strength of his brand. Lady Gaga has formed really interesting partnerships. Justin Bieber and his manager Scooter Braun are investing in a number of different companies and also promoting them in many ways.

- Anita Elberse

Muscular Density

Weight-bearing exercise builds bone density, builds your muscular strength so that you can hold your body up where those bones have a tendency to get weak.

- Ann Richards

Always Within

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

- Anna Freud

Folly Been

Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.

- Anna Julia Cooper

Love Needed

I realized that, while I would never be my mother nor have her life, the lesson she had left me was that it was possible to love and care for a man and still have at your core a strength so great that you never even needed to put it on display.

- Anna Quindlen

Strong Rigor

Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers' incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them?

- Anna Quindlen

Strong Shelter

When the storms of life come, if they come to me personally, to my family or to the world, I want to be strong enough to stand and be a strength to somebody else, be shelter for somebody else.

- Anne Graham Lotz

Core Physically

Just like you need to strengthen your core physically with exercise, you also need to strength your core spiritually.

- Anne Graham Lotz

Lord Christianity

I am not writing to try and convert people to fundamental Christianity. I am just trying to share my experience, strength and hope, that someone who is as messed up and neurotic and scarred and scared can be fully accepted by our dear Lord, no questions asked.

- Anne Lamott

Sense Of Humor

Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Give Burning

What is to give light must endure burning.

- Anton Wildgans

Important Players

It's important for the coach when you arrive to understand the players and to understand every single player's strength and their weakness.

- Antonio Conte

Which Breaks

My practicality consists in this, in the knowledge that if you beat your head against the wall it is your head which breaks and not the wall - that is my strength, my only strength.

- Antonio Gramsci

Doing Your

With speed skating, it's like doing one-legged squats over and over again, with that one leg absorbing more than 80 percent of your weight. It takes an enormous amount of strength, and you're in such a weird position.

- Apolo Ohno

Strong Fist

When I make a fist, it's strong, and you can't tear it apart. As long as there's unity, there's strength.

- Ara Parseghian

Believe Night

The strength that I have comes from irrigating the citrus plantation, ploughing in the vineyard, guarding the melon fields at night. I believe that's what gave me the strength.

- Ariel Sharon

Flowers Apparatus

I was born on a farm. My strength has nothing to do with political apparatus. I get my strength from nature, from flowers.

- Ariel Sharon

Flowers Political

My strength never came from political echelons, it came from the family. And from the fields and the lands and the flowers and everything I see there. My strength came from there.

- Ariel Sharon

Think May

You don't have to be a scared person. I've had so many tragedies. I've managed to withstand things that you may think you cannot tolerate. But I have the strength.

- Ariel Sharon

Hardships Through

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Character Strong

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Always Being

I have always drawn strength from being close to home.

- Arthur Ashe

Crisis Need

The lesson of the Cuban Missile Crisis is plain: Strength prevents war; weakness invites it. We need a commander-in-chief who understands that - and who won't leave us facing a foe who thinks he doesn't.

- Arthur L. Herman

Knowledge More

The apple cannot be stuck back on the Tree of Knowledge; once we begin to see, we are doomed and challenged to seek the strength to see more, not less.

- Arthur Miller

Determined Size

There's a feeling that strength is determined by the size of a union. That clearly is nonsense.

- Arthur Scargill

Words New

Strength, boldness, and new energy are not words that describe Hillary Clinton.

- Asa Hutchinson

Journey Given

This journey from non-dancer to dancer has given me a lot of self-confidence and inner strength. I feel like a different person.

- Ashish Sharma

Week Practicing

From the age of seven, I basically started practicing my hand-eye and foot coordination, balance, strength, endurance, discipline, and mental toughness three days a week until I was about 15.

- Ashton Eaton

Patience Weakness

Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Earth Stronger

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.

- Charles Dickens

World Call

The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.

- Charles Dickens

Distance Like

Intensity like signal strength will generally fall off with distance from the source, although it also depends on the local conditions and the pathway from the source to the point.

- Charles Francis Richter

Champions Year

On the strength of Vonnegut's reputation, 'Breakfast of Champions' spent a year on the best-seller lists, proving that he could indeed publish anything and make money.

- Charles J. Shields

Which Hundred

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.

- Charles Kingsley

Peace Depends

Tolerance is a virtue that depends upon peace and strength.

- Charles Lindbergh

Anxiety Does

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.

- Charles Spurgeon

Think Thy

Think not that humility is weakness; it shall supply the marrow of strength to thy bones. Stoop and conquer; bow thyself and become invincible.

- Charles Spurgeon

Weary Bodies

We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.

- Charles Stanley