Quotes: strengthen

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  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
  • Ruth Gordon
    Ruth Gordon
    American actress 1896-1985
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    Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
  • Christina Rossetti
    Christina Rossetti
    British poet 1830-1894
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    For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray, to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands.
  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
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    Heat and animosity, contest and conflict, may sharpen the wits, although they rarely do; they never strengthen the understanding, clear the perspicacity, guide the judgment, or improve the heart.
  • Anne Brontë
    Anne Brontë
    British writer 1820-1849
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    It is better to arm and strengthen your hero, than to disarm and enfeeble your foe.

    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. III

  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    It is not enough to merely defend democracy. To defend it may be to lose it; to extend it is to strengthen it. Democracy is not property; it is an idea.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
  • Barbara de Angelis
    Barbara de Angelis
    American relationship consultant, lecturer and author 1951-
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    The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
  • The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence.
  • Phillips Brooks
    Phillips Brooks
    American Minister, Poet 1835-1893
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    To say, ''well done'' to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.
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