A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader.
You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
I'd rather die my way than live yours.
Be strong, believe in who you are;
be strong, believe in what you feel.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
Through persistence, self-knowledge, prayer, commitment, optimism, a resolute trust in God and the building of your own personal moral strength, you can enjoy the blessings of a deeper faith and face the difficulties of life with courage and confidence.
A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.
You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
I mean I'm not smarter than the market, but I can recognize a good tape and a bad tape. I recognize when it's right and when it's wrong and that's what my strength is.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.
Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
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