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I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those 'others'. Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there are a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that.
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
James Freeman Clarke
My music is about being strong, even in your vulnerability.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
William J. H. Boetcker
The Left despises Texas, with its stellar record of job growth; Texas, with its strong support for traditional marriage and the sanctity of life; Texas, the root of the conservative tree. Should the Left succeed in its attempt to turn Texas purple, America could turn permanently blue.
I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony.
My mum had a very strong moral code, which I kind of came with. I never really had to be told what was right or wrong - I knew. I was very mature from early on and I was a very good girl, so she never had any trouble with me.
As long as the songs are strong, I think you can express yourself in any style and have it be soulful and have it be your own voice.
I'm just totally into being strong. There's something about wanting to get a jar or whatever out of a high cupboard, or moving a sofa over because my dog's bone rolled under it, and not having to call anyone for help. There's comfort in that.
I wish I were supernaturally strong so I could put right everything that is wrong.
However strong, however imposing a ship may appear, it is not 'disgraced' because it flies before the tempest. A commander ought always to remember that a man's life is worth more than the mere satisfaction of his own pride. In any case, to be obstinate is blameable, and to be wilful is dangerous.
I'm not the only one; most people's mothers are the most influential person in their life. But my mother survived the camps, and she was very strong. She made me strong, but she wanted me to be strong. That's more important.
Diane von Furstenberg
Music was the one thing I could control. It was the one world that offered me freedom. When I played music, my nightmares ended. My family problems disappeared. I didn't have to search for answers. The answers lay no further than the bell of my trumpet and my scrawled, pencilled scores. Music made me full, strong, popular, self-reliant and cool.
I grew up with all mothers, all women. I come from a long line of matriarchs, very strong women.
If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.
I deeply detest social distinction and snobbery, and in that lies my strong aversion to titular honours.
The essence of my work, and of me, is the softer side of a strong woman, and that goes into a number of different roles.
The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong.
If you can lessen the chance of a bad injury by being strong, you have to do it.
I've spent my entire adult life with the United States as a superpower and one that had no compunction about spending what it took to sustain that position. And it didn't have to look over its shoulder because our economy was so strong.
Robert M. Gates
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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