Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu (c.604 - 531 B.C.)
Contributed by: Siona
Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
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 (1918 -)
When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
Gandhi (1869 - 1948)
Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
Source: Albert Einstein, The Human Side: New Glimpses From His Archives
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
Dwight Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)
To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.
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