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Strength Quotes

51 of the best book quotes about strength
  1. #1
    “There is prodigious strength in sorrow and despair.”
  2. #2
    Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.
  3. #3
    “If only the gods are willing. They rule the vaulting skies. They’re stronger than I to plan and drive things home.”
    author
    Homer
    person
    God
    book
    Odyssey
    concepts
    PowerStrength
  4. #4
    “Johnny almost grinned as he nodded. “Tuff enough,” he managed, and by the way his eyes were glowing, I figured Southern gentlemen had nothing on Johnny Cade.”
  5. #5
    “Though she be but little, she is fierce!”
  6. #6
    “But better than joy was calm. Imperturbability could be depended upon.”
  7. #7
    Be strong, saith my heart; I am a soldier; I have seen worse sights than this.
    author
    Homer
    book
    The Iliad
    character
    Odysseus
    concepts
    StrengthBravery
  8. #8
    “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.”
  9. #9
    “If one is strong, one loves only the more strongly.”
  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.”
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More Than Balloons book
6.2
board book
More Than Balloons
The Rag Coat book
6.1
picture book
The Rag Coat
Penguin and Pinecone book
6.0
board book
Penguin and Pinecone
All the Places to Love book
6.0
picture book
All the Places to Love
The Trumpet of the Swan book
6.0
chapter book
The Trumpet of the Swan
Spot Loves His Daddy book
6.0
board book
Spot Loves His Daddy
Three Little Words book
6.0
picture book
Three Little Words
Charlotte and the Rock book
5.9
picture book
Charlotte and the Rock
  1. #11
    The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
  2. #12
    “Ay, to the proof; as mountains are for winds,
    That shake not, though they blow perpetually.”
  3. #13
    “You get tough like me and you don’t get hurt. You look out for yourself and nothin’ can touch you...”
  4. #14
    Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.
  5. #15
    “The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”
  6. #16
    “A quiet conscience makes one strong!”
  7. #17
    “No one, I realized, was going to look out for me unless I pushed for it.”
  8. #18
    “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.”
  9. #19
    “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.”
  10. #20
    The weak suffer more, where the trial is the same, than the strong. And, what are the elementary principles, we may ask, which compose human strength? Is it not - more than anything else - exercise, habit, experience?
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4.0
picture book
The Way I Act
chapter book
Saving Marty
picture book
The Boy & the Book
picture book
Monkey Truck
  1. #21
    “And if you think tough men are dangerous, wait until you see what weak men are capable of.”
  2. #22
    “Stand up to an obstacle. Just stand up to it, that’s all, and don’t give way under it, and it will finally break. You will break it. Something has to break, and it won’t be you, it will be the obstacle.”
  3. #23
    “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.”
  4. #24
    “Those are the most important stories to share. You can use that strength to pave a path for others to follow along behind.”
  5. #25
    “Would that I were still young and strong as I was in those days, for then some one of you swineherds would give me a cloak both out of good will and for the respect due to a brave soldier; but now people look down upon me because my clothes are shabby.”
  6. #26
    “Your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.”
  7. #27
    “She was so tired of being strong.”
  8. #28
    “Grief and resilience live together.”
  9. #29
    “When you must fight, Roran, does not the fierce joy of combat lend wings to your feet?”
  10. #30
    “She hasn’t your strength. She’s never had any strength. She’s never had anything but heart.”
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6.0
picture book
Tomorrow I'll Be Brave
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5.5
picture book
In a Small Kingdom
Hundred Feet Tall book
4.9
picture book
Hundred Feet Tall
chapter book
Marc's Mission
picture book
Girls with Guts!
picture book
The Fix-It Man
picture book
Mango Moon
  1. #31
    “I changed what I could, and what I couldn’t, I endured.”
  2. #32
    “Valour needs first strength, and then a weapon.”
  3. #33
    “Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right using of strength.”
  4. #34
    Pain, anguish and suffering in human life are always in proportion to the strength with which a man is endowed.
  5. #35
    Between Silver and myself we got together in a few days a company of the toughest old salts imaginable—not pretty to look at, but fellows, by their faces, of the most indomitable spirit.
  6. #36
    “Magic is the art of thinking, not strength or language . . . ”
  7. #37
    “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.”
  8. #38
    “She seemed to know, to accept, to welcome her position, the citadel of the family, the strong place that could not be taken.”
  9. #39
    “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.”
  10. #40
    “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.”
  1. #41
    “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!”
  2. #42
    “Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them.”
  3. #43
    “Women may fall when there’s no strength in men.”
  4. #44
    “I may not be as stong as I think, but I know many tricks and I have resolution.”
  5. #45
    “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.”
  6. #46
    “I see a woman may be made a fool,
    If she had not a spirit to resist.”
  7. #47
    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.
  8. #48
    Women are like that. When they are enraged they have great strength.
  9. #49
    “Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, and we should not trust the weaker.”
  10. #50
    “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.”
  11. #51
    “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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