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Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie

Strong people have a strong sense of self worth and self awareness; they don’t need the approval of others. Roy T. Bennett

Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. Susan Gale

How absurd it was that in all seven kingdoms, the weakest and most vulnerable of people girls, women went unarmed and were taught nothing of fighting, while the strong were trained to the highest reaches of their skill. Kristin Cashore

Tough times never last, but tough people do. Robert H. Schuller

The strongest people find the courage and caring to help others, even if they are going through their own storm. Roy T. Bennett

When written in Chinese the word crisis is composed of two characters one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy

Wherever you find a great man, you will find a great mother or a great wife standing behind him or so they used to say. It would be interesting to know how many great women have had great fathers and husbands behind them. Dorothy L. Sayers

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow. Mary Anne Radmacher

If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong. Masaru Emoto

Love does not dominate; it cultivates. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying. Roy T. Bennett

Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong. Sarah Dessen

If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences. Criss Jami

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. Louisa May Alcott

So he tasted the deep pain that is reserved only for the strong, just as he had tasted for a little while the deep happiness. F. Scott Fitzgerald

I like criticism. It makes you strong. LeBron James

My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present. Steve Goodier

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing. George Bernard Shaw

Stay strong, stay positive, and never give up. Roy T. Bennett

We acquire the strength we have overcome. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pain makes you strong, Madoc once told me, making me lift a sword again and again. Get used to the weight. Holly Black

Courage isn’t having the strength to go on it is going on when you don’t have strength. Napoléon Bonaparte

I am strong, but I am tired, Stephen, tired of always having to be the strong one, of always having to do the right thing. Brenda Joyce

It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more manhood to abide by thought out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind. Alex Karras

I wonder if you know yet that you’ll leave me. That you are a child playing with matches and I have a paper body. You will meet a girl with a softer voice and stronger arms and she will not have violent secrets or an affection for red wine or eyes that never stay dry. You will fall into her bed and I’ll go back to spending Friday nights with boys who never learn my last name. Clementine von Radics

You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things. Ken Kesey

You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself that strong. Holly Black

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. Ralph Waldo Emerson

No woman can love a weak man hard enough to make him strong. Pearl Cleage

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino

If you look up charming in the dictionary, you’ll see that it not only has references to strong attraction, but to spells and magic. Then again, what are liars if not great magicians? Deb Caletti

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi

Baby, she says in a harsh whisper, in this world, lots of people will try to grind you down. They need you to be small so they can be big. You let them think whatever they want, but you make sure you get yours. You get yours. Holly Black

The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. R. G. Ingersoll

Every challenge you face today makes you stronger tomorrow. The challenge of life is intended to make you better, not bitter. Roy T. Bennett

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. J.K. Rowling

You are strong enough to survive the fall. Leigh Bardugo

Concentration is the secret of strength. Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we feel weak, we drop our heads on the shoulders of others. Don’t get mad when someone does that. Be honored. For that person trusted you enough to, even if subtly, ask you for help. Lori Goodwin

Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. Drew Barrymore

It’s hard at times, but it makes a kid strong in ways that most people can’t understand. Teaches them that even though people are left behind, new ones will inevitable take their place; that every place has something good and bad to offer. It makes a kid grow up fast. Nicholas Sparks

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. Christopher Reeve

I feel like myself, strong and weak at once allowed, at least for a little while, to be both. Veronica Roth

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. Albert Camus

Strong people don’t put others down. They lift them up. Michael P. Watson

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. Louisa May Alcott

That is the rule of the Wilds You must be bigger and stronger and tougher. You must hurt or be hurt. Lauren Oliver

Stress is caused by being here but wanting to be there. Eckhart Tolle

I may be in pain, but I am not weak. Veronica Roth

Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. Albert Schweitzer

They wore their strange beauty like war paint. Holly Black

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. Robert Schuller

No matter how strong you are, no matter how smart you are or tough you can be, the world will find a way to break you. And when it does, the only thing you can do is hold on. Taylor Jenkins Reid

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford

And he smiled a lot. The smile did not mean that he was happy. It meant he was stronger than most people, and that he intended to take advantage of it. Michael Cadnum

Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill

Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong it is time that we all perceive gender on a spectrum not as two opposing sets of ideas. Emma Watson

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. Wayne Dyer

Marriage is like a well built porch. If one of the two posts leans too much, the porch collapses. So each must be strong enough to stand on its own. Deb Caletti

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. John Wooden

Everything is within your power, and your power is within you. Janice Trachtman

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity. Lou Holtz

I’d never been a good damsel in distress. I was a hands on damsel. Jennifer Armintrout

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. Margaret Thatcher

I’m independent and strong, but sometimes just sometimes, it’s nice to be taken case of. It’s nice to be made to feel like a lady. Samantha Towle

We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it. John Newton

On the left side of a strong woman, stands a strong man; he is strengthened by her character. Ellen J. Barrier

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. Ann Landers

He knew you can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side of things. Ken Kesey

The more one judges, the less one loves. Honore de Balzac

Everybody is equally weak on the inside, just that some present their ruins as new castles and become kings. Simona Panova

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength. Oprah

You praise man who has the ability to perform great actions. I admire man who can deal with great pain and knows no despair. Toba Beta

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe

We are like water, aren’t we? We can be fluid, flexible when we have to be. But strong and destructive, too. And something else, I think to myself. Like water, we mostly follow the path of least resistance. Wally Lamb

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

Intelligence is more important than strength, that is why earth is ruled by men and not by animals. Amit Kalantri

Our strength grows out of our weaknesses. Ralph Waldo Emerson

We love being mentally strong, but we hate situations that allow us to put our mental strength to good use. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Strength is the ability to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands and then eat just one of those pieces. Judith Viorst

Pick a leader who will keep jobs in your country by offering companies incentives to hire only within their borders, not one who allows corporations to outsource jobs for cheaper labor when there is a national employment crisis. Choose a leader who will invest in building bridges, not walls. Books, not weapons. Morality, not corruption. Intellectualism and wisdom, not ignorance. Stability, not fear and terror. Peace, not chaos. Love, not hate. Convergence, not segregation. Tolerance, not discrimination. Fairness, not hypocrisy. Substance, not superficiality. Character, not immaturity. Transparency, not secrecy. Justice, not lawlessness. Environmental improvement and preservation, not destruction. Truth, not lies. Suzy Kassem

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche

I miss the smell of him. I miss his lips and his strong arms. I miss him. Kimberly Derting

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi

Anyone who says women are weak is afraid they’re too strong. Cassandra Clare

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie

Temptation is stronger in the minds of people who are in doubt. Prayer makes it weaker. Toba Beta

Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever. Leo Buscaglia

Sometimes, it is how you shine in the darkness during other people’s misery that is remembered more than anything you could have said or done when you have suffered just as much. Shannon L. Alder

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only courageous hearts can endure the bitterness of truth. Michael Bassey Johnson

Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it. Joel Osteen

You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. A. A. Milne

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Hermann Hesse

It just be life, that’s all. Ain’t nothin happened to you, ain’t happened to most women whether they care to admit it or not. You strong, Babygirl. You a woman. You gotta be. Marilyn Fullen Collins

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu

Violence is the method of ignorance, the weapon of the weak. The strong of heart and brain need no violence, for they are irresistible in their consciousness of being right. Alexander Berkman

Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope. Hal Lindsey

A person who is truly cool is a work of art. And remember, original works of art cost exponentially higher than imitations. Just take a look at the the coolest people in history. They will always be a part of history for being extremely original individuals, not imitations. Suzy Kassem

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement and we will make the goal. Jerome Fleishman

The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under! Anne Frank

If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again. Flavia Weedn

And yet, anything real, anything strong, was never easy. She’d been taught from an early age that the things that mattered most were the hardest to obtain. Nora Roberts

Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong. Muhammad Ali

But we are strong, each in our purpose, and we are all more strong together. Bram Stoker

Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again. Richard Branson

A strong gives forgiveness but weak gives permission. Santosh Kalwar

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this you haven’t. Thomas Edison

People seem weak, but they’re strong. They seem strong, but they’re weak. Fuyumi Soryo

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford

Friendship is a give and take. You have to have a strong relationship with your friend and I think you have to offer them something and they have to offer you something and that’s to always learn from it. Raven Symone

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. John Steinbeck

The hollowness was in his arms and the world was snowing. William Goldman

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. Lee Iacocca

The world is a goddamned evil place, the strong prey on the weak, the rich on the poor; I’ve given up hope that there is a God that will save us all. How am I supposed to believe that there’s a heaven and a hell when all I see now is hell. Aaron B. Powell

Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. Arthur Golden

To be strong does not mean to sprout muscles and flex. It means meeting one’s own numinosity without fleeing, actively living with the wild nature in one’s own way. It means to be able to learn, to be able to stand what we know. It means to stand and live. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning. Colin Powell

Strong words resonate. Toba Beta

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default. J.K. Rowling

I think it was the institution. I was trying to master it. E. Lockhart

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. Maya Angelou

Don’t hang with negative people. They will pull you down with them. Instead, invite them into your light and together you will both shine strong. L.F. Young

Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do and damned if you don’t. Eleanor Roosevelt

True devotion and humility is when you carelessly allow yourself to fall in love with things you consider will make you look inferior, which in essence, makes you superior. Michael Bassey Johnson

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. Marie Curie

Bond is stronger than blood. The family grows stronger by bond. Itohan Eghide

You have power over your mind not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius

Complaining is truly my strongest weakness. Evinda Lepins

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. Vernon Howard

I prefer to be on the side of losers, the misunderstood or lonely people rather than writing about the strong and powerful. Núria Añó

Maxim for life You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you. Wayne Dyer

No one sees your strength, do they? No one sees the silent battle you fight against your overprotective mind that’s trying to keep you safe from harm by keeping you safe from risk, safe from connection, safe from honesty. Maybe others don’t see, but you see it sometimes, don’t you? In the mirror, in those eyes, begging for someone to notice. You have noticed. It is real. You are strong. You are fighting for something incredible. Don’t let anyone convince you otherwise especially not your thoughts. Vironika Tugaleva

A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. John Burroughs