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Quotes About Strong

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J.R.R. Tolkien
“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Kristin Cashore
“How absurd it was that in all seven kingdoms, the weakest and most vulnerable of people - girls, women - went unarmed and were taught nothing of fighting, while the strong were trained to the highest reaches of their skill.”
Kristin Cashore, Graceling

Dorothy L. Sayers
“Wherever you find a great man, you will find a great mother or a great wife standing behind him -- or so they used to say. It would be interesting to know how many great women have had great fathers and husbands behind them.”
Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night

Masaru Emoto
“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.”
Masaru Emoto, Secret Life of Water

Deb Caletti
“If you look up "charming" in the dictionary, you'll see that it not only has references to strong attraction, but to spells and magic. Then again, what are liars if not great magicians?”
Deb Caletti, The Secret Life of Prince Charming

Criss Jami
“If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.”
Criss Jami

Brenda Joyce
“I am strong, but I am tired, Stephen, tired of always having to be the strong one, of always having to do the right thing.”
Brenda Joyce, An Impossible Attraction

Anne Frank
“The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under!”
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“So he tasted the deep pain that is reserved only for the strong, just as he had tasted for a little while the deep happiness.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, All the Sad Young Men

Holly Black
“Baby," she says in a harsh whisper, "in this world, lots of people will try to grind you down. They need you to be small so they can be big. You let them think whatever they want, but you make sure you get yours. You get yours.”
Holly Black, Red Glove

“...no woman can love a weak man hard enough to make him strong.”
Pearl Cleage, Just Wanna Testify: A Novel

Nicholas Sparks
“It's hard at times, but it makes a kid strong in ways that most people can't understand. Teaches them that even though people are left behind, new ones will inevitable take their place; that every place has something good - and bad - to offer. It makes a kid grow up fast.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Lucky One

Lori Goodwin
“When we feel weak, we drop our heads on the shoulders of others. Don't get mad when someone does that. Be honored. For that person trusted you enough to, even if subtly, ask you for help.”
Lori Goodwin

Veronica Roth
“I feel like myself, strong and weak at once - allowed, at least for a little while, to be both.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Michael Cadnum
“...and he smiled a lot. The smile did not mean that he was happy. It meant he was stronger than most people, and that he intended to take advantage of it.”
Michael Cadnum, Flash

Lauren Oliver
“That is the rule of the Wilds: You must be bigger and stronger and tougher. You must hurt or be hurt.”
Lauren Oliver, Requiem

Deb Caletti
“Marriage is like a well-built porch. If one of the two posts leans too much, the porch collapses. So each must be strong enough to stand on its own.”
Deb Caletti, The Secret Life of Prince Charming

Jenny Trout
“I'd never been a good damsel in distress. I was a "hands-on" damsel.”
Jenny Trout, Possession

Nora Roberts
“And yet, anything real, anything strong, was never easy. She'd been taught from an early age that the things that mattered most were the hardest to obtain.”
Nora Roberts

Santosh Kalwar
“A strong gives forgiveness but weak gives permission.”
Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

J.D. Robb
“...but even strong women need an arm to lean on now and then. (Anna Whitney in Glory in Death)”
J.D. Robb

Fuyumi Soryo
“People seem weak, but they're strong. They seem strong, but they're weak.”
Fuyumi Soryo

Samantha Towle
“I'm independent and strong, but sometimes...just sometimes, it's nice to be taken case of. It's nice to be made to feel like a lady”
Samantha Towle, The Mighty Storm

Raven Symone
“Friendship is a give and take. You have to have a strong relationship with your friend and I think you have to offer them something and they have to offer you something and that’s to always learn from it.”
Raven Symone

“My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.”
Steve Goodier

Toba Beta
“You praise man who has the ability to perform great actions.
I admire man who can deal with great pain and knows no despair.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

E. Lockhart
“Always do what you're afraid to do.
...
I will prove myself strong when they think I am sick.
I will prove myself brave when they think I am weak.”
E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

“Being weak doesn’t make you worthless. Being strong doesn’t make you invincible. But having those two sides makes you, you.”
Danielle Baker

Michael Bassey Johnson
“The only person worthy of your love is not one who overstayed in the relationship without a single change, but one, who appeared like an angel, and used a single day to make a million change.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Israelmore Ayivor
“Our critics make us strong!
Our fears make us bold!
Our haters make us wise!
Our foes make us active!
Our obstacles make us passionate!
Our losses make us wealthy!
Our disappointments make us appointed!
Our unseen treasures give us a
known peace!

Whatever is designed against us will work for us!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

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