I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.— William Golding
Revealing Having Strength quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
For what it's worth, it's never too late to be whoever you want to be.
I hope you live a life you're proud of and if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Gloom and despondency have never defeated adversity.
Trying times need courage and resilience. Our strength as a people is not tested during the best of times.
Anyone can practice. Young man can practice. Old man can practice. Very old man can practice. Man who is sick, he can practice. Man who doesn't have strength can practice. Except lazy people; lazy people can't practice Ashtanga yoga.
Silence is a source of great strength.
My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.
You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that's so real it scares you. You find strength in knowing you have a true friend and possibly a soul mate who will remain loyal to the end.
We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe, the less taste we shall have for destruction.
Let us not be surprised when we have to face difficulties.
When the wind blows hard on a tree, the roots stretch and grow the stronger, Let it be so with us. Let us not be weaklings, yielding to every wind that blows, but strong in spirit to resist.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
Real true faith is man's weakness leaning on God's strength.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
Plants are shaped by cultivation and men by education.
.. We are born weak, we need strength; we are born totally unprovided, we need aid; we are born stupid, we need judgment. Everything we do not have at our birth and which we need when we are grown is given us by education.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
No matter what the situation, remind yourself "I have a choice."
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be.
If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.
When something bad happens you have three choices.
You can either let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
Whoever you are, no matter what social position you have, rich or poor, always show great strength and determination, and always do everything with much love and deep faith in God. One day you will reach your goal.
I learned to put my trust in God and to see Him as my strength.
Long ago I set my mind to be a free person and not to give in to fear. I always felt that it was my right to defend myself if I could. I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
You've got to follow your passion. You've got to figure out what it is you love--who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.
Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare;
it is because we do not dare that things are difficult
How can you pull down strongholds of Satan if you don't even have the strength to turn off your TV?
People who pray for miracles usually don't get miracles.
But people who pray for courage, for strength to bear the unbearable, for the grace to remember what they have left instead of what they have lost, very often find their prayers answered. Their prayers help them tap hidden reserves of faith and courage that were not available to them before.
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
Sing songs that none have sung, think thoughts that ne'er in the brain have rung, Walk in paths that none have trod, weep tears as none have shed for God, Give peace to all to whom none other gave, Claim him your own who's everywhere disclaimed. Love all with love that none have felt and Brave the battle of life with strength unchained.
Great teams are not made up of many well-rounded players.
Great teams are made up of a variety of players, each having their own strengths.
I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you're proud of. If you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.
Everything you need, you courage, strength, compassion and love; everything you need is already within you.
Don't be afraid to ask questions. Don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it. I do that every day. Asking for help isn't a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength. It shows you have the courage to admit when you don't know something, and to learn something new.
It's easier to be ignorant and say I don't know about the problem.
But once you know, once you've seen it in their eyes, then you have a responsibility to do something. There is strength in numbers, and if we all work together as a team, we can be unstoppable.
If the going is tough and the pressure is on, If the reserves of strength have been drained and the summit is still not in sight, then the quality to seek in the person is neither great strength nor quickness of hand, but rather a resolute mind firmly set on its purpose that refuses to let its body slack or rest.
We repeat again: strength of character does not consist solely in having powerful feelings, but in maintaining one’s balance in spite of them. Even with the violence of emotion, judgment and principle must still function like a ship’s compass, which records the slightest variations however rough the sea.
The biblical model is that God deliberately chooses imperfect vessels - those who have been wounded, those with physical or emotional limitations. Then he prepares them to serve and sends them out with their weakness still evident, so that his strength can be made perfect in that weakness.