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Strength Quotes

27 of the best book quotes about strength
  1. #1
    “There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair.”
  2. #2
    “But better than joy was calm. Imperturbability could be depended upon.”
  3. #3
    “I believe a strong woman may be stronger than a man, particularly if she happens to have love in her heart. I guess a loving woman is indestructible.”
  4. #4
    “A quiet conscience makes one strong!”
  5. #5
    “The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”
  6. #6
    “No one, I realized, was going to look out for me unless I pushed for it.”
  7. #7
    “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.”
  8. #8
    “All the jungle is thine, and thou canst kill everything that thou art strong enough to kill; but for the sake of the bull that bought thee thou must never kill or eat any cattle young or old. That is the Law of the Jungle.”
  9. #9
    “Grief and resilience live together.”
  10. #10
    “She stood up and took the book from him, and as he smiled over her shoulder at some other kids, she threw it away and kicked him as hard as she could . . . on the way down, he was punched in the ear. When he landed, he was set upon. When he was set upon, he was slapped and clawed and obliterated by a girl who was utterly consumed with rage.”
  11. #11
    “Those are the most important stories to share. You can use that strength to pave a path for others to follow along behind.”
  12. #12
    “Let me take a moment to tell those of you who are dealing with and fighting through something painful: it is a miracle that you’re sitting here. You are nobly doing your best to battle your way through it. You are a warrior because of the trials you are going through, but don’t you dare squander the strength you have earned just because the acquisition of it was painful.”
  13. #13
    “She was so tired of being strong.”
  14. #14
    “And it is I, Raksha [the Demon], who answer. The man’s cub is mine, Lungri—mine to me! He shall not be killed. He shall live to run with the Pack and to hunt with the Pack; and in the end, look you, hunter of little naked cubs—frog-eater—fish-killer, he shall hunt thee!”
  15. #15
    “And from her great and humble position in the family she had taken dignity and a clean calm beauty. From her position as healer, her hands had grown sure and cool and quiet; from her position as arbiter she had become as remote and faultless in judgment as a goddess. 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.”
  16. #16
    “She seemed to know, to accept, to welcome her position, the citadel of the family, the strong place that could not be taken.”
  17. #17
    “And he grew and grew strong as a boy must grow who does not know that he is learning any lessons, and who has nothing in the world to think of except things to eat.”
  18. #18
    “Ay, roar well,” said Bagheera, under his whiskers; “for the time comes when this naked thing will make thee roar to another tune, or I know nothing of Man.”
  19. #19
    “Magic is the art of thinking, not strength or language . . . ”
  20. #20
    “She hasn’t your strength. She’s never had any strength. She’s never had anything but heart.”
  21. #21
    “Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them.”
  22. #22
    “Women may fall when there’s no strength in men.”
  23. #23
    “I may not be as stong as I think, but I know many tricks and I have resolution.”
  24. #24
    Akela said nothing. He was thinking of the time that comes to every leader of every pack when his strength goes from him and he gets feebler and feebler, till at last he is killed by the wolves and a new leader comes up—to be killed in his turn.
  25. #25
    “If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.”
  26. #26
    “She seemed to know, to accept, to welcome her position, the citadel of the family, the strong place that could not be taken. And since Tom and the children could not know hurt or fear unless she acknowledged hurt and fear, she has practiced denying them in herself.”
  27. #27
    “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.”
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