A threefold cord is not quickly broken.
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
Cunning surpasses strength.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting, but never hit soft.
How excellent it is to have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous to use like a giant.
I judge the relative strength of a man by how envious they become, of others, who enjoy a measure of success.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
It is from weakness that people reach for dictators and concentrated government power. Only the strong can be free. And only the productive can be strong.
It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
It is truly said: It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.
Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we are going to show.
Physical strength in a woman — that's what I am.
Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
Strength is a matter of a made up mind.
Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands — and then eat just one of the pieces.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.