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resilience Quotes

33 of the best book quotes about resilience
  1. #1
    “The same attributes that had made him the boy terror . . . were keeping him alive in the greatest struggle of his life.”
  2. #2
    “I congratulate you . . . You have won the game.”
  3. #3
    “Confident that he was clever, resourceful, and bold enough to escape any predicament, he was almost incapable of discouragement. When history carried him into war, this resilient optimism would define him.”
  4. #4
    “That shamed them well enough. A knight mounted, helmetless, and rode to join the others. A pair of sellswords followed. Then more. The King’s Gate shuddered again. In a few moments the size of Tyrion’s command had doubled. He had them trapped. If I fight, they must do the same, or they are less than dwarfs.”
  5. #5
    “Don’t stop now. Keep going. The next time someone makes you feel though, winning as you are, perhaps you’re getting too big for your britches; say to them silently, ‘I haven’t even started yet.’ ”
  6. #6
    “The human mind is a fearful instrument of adaptation, and in nothing is this more clearly shown than in its mysterious powers of resilience, self-protection, and self-healing.”
  7. #7
    “But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”
  8. #8
    “The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”
  9. #9
  10. #10
    “She seemed to know that if she swayed the family shook, and if she ever really deeply wavered or despaired the family would fall, the family will to function would be gone.”
  11. #11
    “Put out my eyes, and I can see you still;
    slam my ears to, and I can hear you yet;
    and without any feet can go to you;
    and tongueless, I can conjure you at will.”
  1. #12
    “It was no wonder that her sons stood tall and straight. She was a rich mine of life, like the founders of early races.”
  2. #13
    “Resilience is born by grounding yourself in your own loveliness, hitting notes you thought were way out of your range.”
  3. #14
    “Prosperity has little to do with temporal success and more to do with spiritual resilience and the fortitude of the soul.”
  4. #15
    “She had grown up too much to be afraid anymore. She was no longer a baby. Her parents would be proud of her. That’s what she wanted them to be. Proud because she had escaped from that camp. Proud because she was going to Paris, to save her brother. Proud, because she wasn’t afraid.”
  5. #16
    “You will not be able to solve anything outside until you own how the situation affects you inside.”
  6. #17
    “The alternative is to decide not to fight with life. You realize and accept that life is not under your control. Life is continuously changing, and if you’re trying to control it, you’ll never be able to fully live it. Instead of living life, you’ll be afraid of it.”
  7. #18
    “How you feel about your abilities - your academic ‘self-concept’- in the context of your classroom shapes your willingness to tackle challenges and finish difficult tasks. It’s a crucial element in your motivation and confidence.”
  8. #19
    “Thus ministry can indeed be a witness to the living truth that the wound, which causes us to suffer now, will be revealed to us later as the place where God intimated his new creation. ”
  9. #20
    “The right question is whether we as society need people who have emerged from some kind of trauma - and the answer is that we plainly do. This is not a pleasant fact to contemplate. For every remote miss who becomes stronger, there are countless near misses who are crushed by what they have been through. There are times and places, however, when all of us depend on people who have been hardened by their experiences.”
  10. #21
    “I could handle the truth. I would listen to its heartbreaks and I would mourn the world as I knew it because that’s the kind of girl I was, and then I would pick my pretty self off the floor and do what I was supposed to do. Just like I always did.”
  11. #22
    “As followers of Jesus we can also allow our wounds to bring healing to others.”

Books about strength

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Tomorrow I'll Be Brave book
Picture book
6.0
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In a Small Kingdom book
Picture book
5.5
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Hundred Feet Tall book
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4.9
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Not So Small at All book
Board book
4.9
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Marc's Mission book
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Girls with Guts! book
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The Fix-It Man book
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  1. #23
    “The danger of embracing the notion of paradoxical resiliency too readily is that it overlooks the suffering of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged.”
  2. #24
    “Events such as retirement, a decline in health, and the death of loved ones are all major blows to one’s resilience in dealing with traumatic stress.”
  3. #25
    “Sometimes the trick to getting the best of a situation was just to wait.”
  4. #26
    “You’ve been fighting since you were born . . . You fought off that brain surgery. You fought off those seizures . . . You kept your hope. And now, you have to take your hope and go somewhere where other people have hope.”
  5. #27
    “It was heartbreaking, only Buck’s heart was unbreakable.”
  6. #28
    “Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get him back.”
  7. #29
    “Her hazel eyes seemed to have experienced all possible tragedy and to have mounted pain and suffering like steps into a high calm and a superhuman understanding.”
  8. #30
    I am past scorching; not easily can’st thou scorch a scar.
  9. #31
    “Choose not to be harmed—and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed—and you haven’t been.”
  10. #32
    “Sometimes what makes us insecure and vulnerable becomes the fuel we need to be overachievers. The antidote for a snakebite is made from the poison, and the thing that made you go backward is the same force that will push you forward.”
  11. #33
    “Whatever joy she had left she found the strength to pick up the pieces and that was truly beautiful she is strong, she is you”
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