Strength Proverbs

By | January 20, 2017

Sayings about Strength

No strength within, no respect without. ~ Indian Proverbs

If your strength is small, don’t carry heavy burdens. If your words are worthless, don’t give advice. ~ Chinese Proverb

Lower your voice and strengthen your argument. ~ Lebanese Proverb

The cold strengthens you more than hunger. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Cunning surpasses strength. ~ German Proverbs

The thrower of stones throws away the strength of his own arm. ~ African Proverb

Absence sharpens love; presence strengthens it. ~ English Proverbs

Hurrying and worrying are not the same as strength. ~ Nigerian Proverb

Distance tests a horse’s strength; time reveals a marls character. ~ Chinese Proverb

The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

The weakness of an enemy forms part of our own strength. ~ Traditional Proverb

Dwell not upon thy weariness, thy strength shall be according to the measure of thy desire. ~ Arabian Proverb

A woman’s strength is a multitude of words. ~ African Proverb

Man is like palm-wine: when young, sweet but without strength; in old age, strong but harsh. ~ Congolese Proverb

If the ox knew his own strength, God help us. ~ Greek Proverbs

If thy strength will serve, go forward in the ranks; if not, stand still. ~ Confucian Proverb

There is no strength without unity. ~ Irish Proverbs

Men know not all their faults, oxen all their strength. ~ Chinese Proverb

You know a man by the sweat of his brow and the strength of his word. ~ Arabian Proverb

Gain from your opponents without sacrificing your own strength. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Three things give us hardy strength: sleeping on hairy mattresses, breathing cold air, and eating dry food. ~ Welsh Proverb

Once I had the strength but no wisdom; now I have the wisdom but no strength. ~ Persian Proverb

Don’t pour away your water on the strength of a mirage. ~ Arabian Proverb

If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength. ~ French Proverb

Cunning is better than strength. ~ Bahamian Proverb

Quotations about Strength

One test of strength is the ability to take defeat graciously. ~ Lewise Korns

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. ~ Helen Keller

The strong are God’s natural protectors of the weak. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Our strength is often composed of the weakness we’re damned if we’re going to show. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it. ~ Thomas Jefferson

A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it. ~ Marcel Proust

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone. ~ Henrik Ibsen

He sends a cross, but He also sends the strength to bear it. ~ Leo s Tolstoy

Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used. ~ Richard Btrd

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. ~ Mother Teresa

The strongest may have need of more strength. ~ Edward Counsel

Strength comes from solitude, a waiting, a communion with the best in us, which is at one with the divine spark. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness. ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do. ~ Elbert Hubbard

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. ~ Woodrow T. Wilson

The greatest strength expires with loss of breath; the mightiest in one minute stoop to death. ~ Thomas Dekker

People do not lack strength; they lack will. ~ Victor Hugo

Only actions give life strength; only moderation gives it charm. ~ Jean Paul Richter

Cunning is better than strength. ~ Bahamian Proverbs

You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, “I’m proud of what I am and who I am, and I’m just going to be myself. ~ Mariah Carey

Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power… ~ Tao Te Ching

Strength is an empty shell. ~ Jack London

Consciousness of our strength increases it. ~ LucDe Claoiers

The hand of the aggressor is stayed by strength–and strength alone. ~ Dwight Eisenhower

Charm is a woman’s strength just as strength is a man’s charm. ~ Havelock Ellis

We acquire the strength we have overcome. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never be afraid to expose a weakness in yourself. Exposing a weakness is the beginning of strength. ~ Robert Anthony

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.~ Vincent van Gogh

We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up … discovering we have the strength to stare it down. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

That which does not kill me makes me stronger. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

As long as I fear my weakness, I am stronger than when I trust my strength. ~ Ivan Panin

Oh, it is excellent to have a giant’s strength, but it is tyrannous to use it like a giant. ~ William Shakespeare

If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help. ~ John Kennedy

As our heart summons our strength, our wisdom must direct it. ~ Dwight Eisenhower

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home. ~ Confucius

Strength, if not used to protect, is but weakness. ~ Lewise Korns

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure. ~ Alfred Tennyson

Endurance is nobler than strength and patience than beauty. ~ John Ruskin

Credulity is the man’s weakness, but the child’s strength. ~ Charles Lamb

It is not when the cable lies coiled up on the deck that you know how strong or how weak it is; it is when it is put to the test. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

No man is infinitely strong; for every creature that runs, flies, hops or crawls there is a terminal nemesis which he will not circumvent, which will finally do him in. ~ Philip Dick

Real strength never impairs beauty of harmony, but it often bestows it; and in everything imposingly beautiful, strength has much to do with the magic. ~ Herman Melville

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