Favorite Quotations ~á Strength Mindful Living

"The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist." ~ Rabindranath Tagore

Koolau Mountains by Richard Barlett

The strong must protect the sweet. ~ Homer J. Simpson

Strength does not come from winning. You struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

Our strength is seen in the things we stand for; our weakness is seen in the things we fall for. ~ Theodore Epp

Be strong, believe in who you are; be strong, believe in what you feel. ~ Melissa Etheridge

A real important thing is that, though I rely on my husband for love, I rely on myself for strength. ~ Dolly Parton

A woman is like a tea bag--you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. ~ Nancy Reagan

An oak and a reed were arguing about their strength. When a strong wind came up, the reed avoided being uprooted by bending and learning with the gusts of wind. But the oak stood firm and was torn up by the roots. ~ Aesop's Fables

All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. ~ Walt Disney

The block of granite, which was an obstacle in the path of the weak, becomes a stepping stone in the path of the strong. ~ Thomas Carlyle

Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances -- it was somebody's name, or he happened to be there at the time, or it was so then, and another day would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest. ~ Paul CÚzanne

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength that can overcome adversity. ~ Albert Schweitzer

From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. ~ Tom Rath

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