Strength is the ability to withstand or exert great force, stress or pressure.

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  • “Always do what you are afraid to do.”

    —Ralph Waldo Emerson Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

  • “When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.”

    —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

  • “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”

    —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Indian Political And Spiritual Leader

  • “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”

    —Khalil Gibran Artist, Poet, Writer

  • “What does not kill me makes me stronger.”

    —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Philosopher, Scientist, Author

Stories About Strength

Soul Mates

Submitted by Danny McQueen

I met her 11 years ago and now our 10th anniversary is coming up. I wasn't sure what she saw in me. I thought it was my sense...

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His Last Strength

Submitted by Lorilynn

Father had always been there for me since day 1. By the time I turned 16, he was diagnosed with lung cancer. Docs back home...

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Remarkable Strength

Submitted by Annie

I remember it was just like any old,rainy Saturday afternoon. I was invited to my friend's birthday party and for the first...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Roberto Onreita

Roberto Onreita was born in Rauch, Argentina. He is 42 years old and started to swim as an athlete, 5 years ago. He also...

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Beverly C

My mother is an incredible individual. She has always been there for me, even after she divorced my father. She is so strong,...

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Today I met a 60 year old woman working at Walmart by the name of Pearly. Pearly was on her break. As I sat waiting for my...

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Recent Comments

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Ambro, Woodland Hills, Ca

Strength, to me boils down to not letting any obstacles defeat you..we must get right back up n shake it off asap. Life is beautiful!!! Only ourselves can make us happy!! Gotta stay strong & positive in spite of it all...keep on trucking people!!!! ;)
Linda Guzman, El Paso, Tx

Strength must be coupled with compassion.
George Little, Clifton Va

Justin Bieber, Canada

"A weak man is not as happy as the same man would be if he were strong." -Mark Rippetoe
Austin Bray, Murray, Ky

Strength is not just a measurement of one's physical power but a measurement of one's personal determination, Strength is the ability to take hits towards your self and even if you may be knocked down as a result, strength determines one's abilities to not only get back up and brush off the blow, but to also keep pushing against the force that sought to bring you down.
Logan, Kent, Wa

If you want to have strength you have to exercise, and keep practicing.
Sean A Burrell, Plano Tx

I like the quote "What does not kill me makes me stronger." :)
Amanda Carnes Bauer, Indianapolis, Indiana

Keep up the good work
Justin Glass, Kemp, Tx