The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
- Swami Vivekananda
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
- Leonardo da Vinci
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
- Maya Angelou
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
- Khalil Gibran
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
- Helen Keller
Does anybody really think that they didn’t get what they had because they didn’t have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’
- Eleanor Roosevelt