We all possess wisdom that we lack the strength properly to enact in our lives.
—Alain de Botton in Religion for Atheists
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as strong to think.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
The real challenge is not simply to survive. Hell, anyone can do that. It’s to survive as yourself, undiminished.
Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Characteristically, it is when a man is at the end of his strength and endurance, but nevertheless holds on, that the transforming symbol floats into consciousness.
We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others.
—Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
To strengthen the mind you must harden the muscles.
—Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
We are exactly where we have chosen to be.
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
A woman is like a tea bag — you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
—John F. Kennedy
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
If you can't be brave then be determined. And you will end up in the same place.
—Lisa Scottoline in Killer Smile