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I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.
René Descartes - Correspondance avec Élisabeth - 






Consciousness of our powers augments them.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims - 






Tolerance is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama  - 






Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
Theodor W. Adorno - 



Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.




There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince - 






On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - 






Nature is always too strong for principle.
David Hume - An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding - 






Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences - 






No one knows what he can do till he tries.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences - 






Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées - 






There is no justice in putting strength on a level above wisdom.
Xenophanes - 






...and nobody knows the extent of his strength until he has tried.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 






Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables - 






That which does not kill me makes me stronger.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols - 






I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy - 






It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.
Vincent Willem van Gogh - Letters to Theo - 






Intelligence is the eye of the soul, not its strength. Its strength is in the heart, that is, in the passions.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims - 






Letters are signs of things, symbols of words, whose power is so great that without a voice they speak to us the words of the absent.
Isidore of Seville - 



Letters are signs of things, symbols of words, whose power is so great that without a voice they speak to us the words of the absent.




Architecture is the great book of humanity, the principal expression of man in his different stages of development, either as a force or as an intelligence.
Victor Hugo - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame - 



Architecture is the great book of humanity, the principal expression of man in his different stages of development, either as a force or as an intelligence.

Image attribution  Background photo by Mathieu Perrier on Unsplash





Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
Laozi - 






Strength and weakness of mind are mis-named; they are really only the good or happy arrangement of our bodily organs.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims - 






We have more strength than will; and it is often merely for an excuse we say things are impossible.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims - 






We have all sufficient strength to support the misfortunes of others.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims - 






You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.
Alan Watts - 



You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.

Image attribution  Background photo by Steve Halama on Unsplash





The strong man is strongest when alone.
Friedrich Schiller - William Tell - 






Water is the driving force of all nature.
Leonardo da Vinci - 



Water is the driving force of all nature.

Image attribution  Background photo by Mourad Saadi on Unsplash





Are you a new strength and a new right? A first motion? A self-rolling wheel? Can you even compel the stars to revolve around you?
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra - 






Trust is courage, loyalty is strength.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach - 






Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Mahatma Gandhi - 






Love give me strength! and strength shall help afford.
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia - 










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