True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
– Henry Miller – The Time of Assassins
A woman is like a tea bag–only in hot water do you realize how strong she is.
– Nancy Reagan – (The Observer, 1981)
When strong, be merciful, if you would have the respect, not the fear of your neighbors.
– Chilon –
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
– Rachel Carlson –
Strong men can always afford to be gentle. Only the weak are intent on “giving as good as they get.”
– Elbert Hubbard – The Notebook
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
– Amos Bronson Alcott –
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
– Mahatma Gandhi –
Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we’re damned if we’re going to show.
– Mignon McLaughlin –