STRENGTH

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

Fifth Grade Torture

Submitted by Sami

Sami Hills
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Ms. A
Fifth grade torture
Here I am starting another gruesome year of school; it’s like...

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Hit And Run, Attempted Murder, 60 Operations

Submitted by Sarah

My mother was a victim of a hit and run in 1999. Three teenage boys chose to hit her car for no reason on a bypass. She...

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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

Amy S

When I think about the person that has changed my life for the better only one person comes to my mind. My twenty-one year...

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Deb L

My hero is my Aunt Deb because she was a diabetic and made it through it and took care of me when I was sick when my parents...

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Jessica H

Jessica is our youngest daughter of our blended family.

Two years ago Jessica started at a new school and was teased...

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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

Cool.
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