Single Life Quotes and Sayings

Some of us in our society are more than happy with being single. Again many of us, who find being alone can be confusing and scary. Being single, there is nothing wrong with it. When you are single, you are free; no one has jurisdiction over you. Being in a relationship can be beautiful, but it also has some downside, when you get involved with the wrong person. Being single can be a great opportunity if you are getting out of the relationship. In a time of your lifetime, if you are getting over a breakup, try to step back and look at the positive side of being single. In this post, we have listed great inspirational single quotes and sayings.

Single Life Quotes

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. ~ Marcus Aurelius

Solitude is the place of purification. ~ Martin Buber

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude. ~ Jeanne Moreau

Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in.  ~ Kelly Rowland

I think, therefore I’m single. ~ Liz Winston

When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death-ourselves.  ~ Eda Leshan

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Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.  ~ Albert Camus

I celebrate myself and sing myself. ~ Walt Whitman

I like being single, I’m always there when I need me. ~ Art Leo

If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You. ~ Natalie Lue

I don’t like to be labelled as lonely just because I am alone. ~ Delta Burke

He sleeps fastest who sleeps alone. ~ Richard Avedond

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened. ~ Lao Tzu

If you can’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of someone else. ~ Sahithi Setikam

My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude. ~ Warsan Shire

I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to. ~ Eric Dickerson

I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Being single doesn’t necessarily mean you’re available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says, “Do Not Disturb” on your heart. ~ Wiz Khalifa

I don’t really do that whole ‘single life’ thing. I’m kind of heads down and get things done.~ Ed Sheeran

I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not defined by another person. ~ Oscar Wilde

If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts.~ Thomas Merton

Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize. ~ Mandy Hale

What is free time? I’m a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl. ~ Roma Downey

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The very essence of romance is uncertainty. ~ Oscar Wilde

I’m single because I was born that way. ~ Mae West

Personally, I, Mindy Kaling, want to spend like 80% of my life hanging out with women. ~ Mindy Kaling

As a self-described idealistic, I never consider myself as single. I like to say that I’m in between romances at the moment. ~ Carl Henegan

You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love. ~ Warsan Shire

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never. ~ Hermann Hesse

Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won’t do that. ~ Julie Delpy

Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it. ~ Nicholas Sparks

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were. ~ Kahlil Gibran

Love is a rebellious bird that nobody can tame. ~ Veronica Rossi

I desire a love so loud that is shatters the darkness — its echoes reverberating through the rising and falling of the sun. ~ Gareth Egan

Single- is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.~ Mandy Hale

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.~ Friedrich Nietzsche

You don’t have to be part of a couple to be happy, you know.~ Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Single – too fabulous to settle.~ Mandy Hale

The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.~ Charlotte Brontë

You’ll meet someone soon. No one knows what’s around the corner.~ Carrie Adams

Being single is definitely better than being with the wrong person.~ Hassan Choughari

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People aren’t defined by their relationships.~ Nina Dobrev

Single Life Sayings

Being single is the perfect opportunity to live life on our own terms and nobody else’s.

Just because someone is lone, it does not mean that they need to be lonely.

I like being single because I am always there when I need me.

I don’t consider myself single. I am just between romances at the moment.

You don’t need someone else to make you feel like you have a meaningful existence. The most important and profound relationship that you can have is the one that you have with yourself.

Being single is better than being stuck in an unhappy or unfaithful relationship.

If we go looking for paradise outside of ourselves, then we cannot have paradise within ourselves.

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Too many people are so desperate to find someone and be in a relationship that they easily lose sight of who they are as their identity slips away a little bit at a time.

Roses are red, violets are blue, when you are single you don’t have to pay for two.

It is going to take someone really special to change the fact that I am single.

Don’t be a woman that needs a man. Be a woman that a man needs.

You should only be in a relationship if it is sweeter than your solitude.

You do not need to be loved if it will come at a cost to yourself. The relationship you have with yourself is the only one that is truly important. You are the only person that you can never lose.

You do not need a prince charming in order to live in a fairytale that has a happy ending.

To be alone is the most precious thing that someone can ask for in the modern world.

Being single does not make you lonely. As long as you have love in your life, even outside of a relationship, then you are not alone.

Being single is a great thing because it gives you a chance to find yourself. When it is just you, you can really understand what it means to love yourself.

The great thing about being single is that you do not have to worry about the pull and tug that comes with a relationship.

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When you are single, every day is filled with possibility and the excitement of not knowing what might happen next.

Being single means that you can flirt with anyone you want without feeling guilty about it.

Being single gives you the time that you need to be by yourself, with yourself.

 When you are single, you can really live for yourself.

Sometimes I will catch myself doing weird and then I realize, this is why I’m single.

My boyfriend is so handsome, strong, thoughtful, and smart. He is also imaginary.

My current relationship status: Made dinner for two and ate everything.

The only aisle I’ll be walking down is at the grocery store.

Almost all of my socks are single and you don’t see them crying about it.

The word SINGLE actually stands for Stress Is Gone, Life is Easier.

Being single is a great time to work on yourself and grow as an individual.

I’m single because I like my freedom too much.

I’m still single because I haven’t met someone who can handle all of my awesomeness.

I am single, but I do not need a significant other in order to be happy.

I am single and you would have to be really amazing in order to change that.

The best thing about being single is that you can sleep around. You can sleep on the left side of the bed, the right side, or right in the middle and no one will complain about it.

The most profound relationship that you can ever have is the one that you have with yourself.

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I like being single because I am always there when I need someone.

Sometimes you have to stand alone to prove that you can still stand.

When you are single, the best thing to do is to create a loving relationship with yourself before you decide to commit to someone else.

Some of us are single because we refuse to settle for less than what is right for us.

Do not be so picky that you never give anyone a chance to get close to you. It is not at all a bad thing to be single, but it can be a bad thing to think that you are too good for anyone who crosses paths with you.

Being single does not always mean that you are lonely and being in a relationship does not always mean that you are happy.

Being single and being in a relationship are just words. Only your heart can really determine your relationship status.

I am single because I have not yet found someone who deserves me.

I am single right now because it is time to work on myself. I am not going to worry about anyone but myself for a change.

I am single because I like to spend my free time how I want it, when I want it.

When you are single, you do not have to worry about pleasing anyone but yourself.

If you are single, at the end of the day you just have to worry about making yourself happy.

You’re single, I’m single. Coincidence? I don’t think so.

Single is more than just a relationship status. It is a word that can be used to describe someone who is strong enough to enjoy their life without having to depend on someone else.

I am single because I do not need to rely on anyone else for my happiness.

Wanted by many, taking by none, looking at some, waiting for the one.

Being single does not always mean that you do not know anything about love. It can just mean that you are smart enough to not get into a relationship that is not right for you.

Just because I am single, it does not mean that I sleep alone. I share the other half of the bed with the pile of clothes that I am too lazy to put away.

I’m not too pretty to be single, I am too pretty to settle. Before you go into a relationship you have to learn how to love yourself and love being on your own.

Just because you are single, it does not mean that you are not good enough for anyone. It means that nobody that you have met is good enough for you.

You are single right now because God is busy writing the best love story for you.

There is no need to rush. If something meant to be, it’ll happen at the right time, with the right person, and for the best reason

I didn’t lose you, you lost me. You’ll search for me inside of everyone you’re with and I won’t be found

Stay single until someone actually compliments your life in a way that it makes it better to not be single. If not, it’s not worth it

Being single is better than being in a relationship with someone who fills your heart with doubt.

Single is not a status. It is a word that best describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others.

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I’m not single. I’m not taken. I’m simply on reserve for the one who deserves my heart.

If you are not happy being single, you will never be happy in a relationship. Get your own life first, then share it.

A broken relationship would make you feel more lonely than when you were single.

Being single doesn’t mean that you know nothing about love. Sometimes being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship.

If you’re single, focus on being a better you instead of looking for someone better than your ex. A better you will attract a better next.

I’m single for a reason waiting on the right one to come along.

Yeah, I’m single, but you’re gonna have to be amazing to change that.

Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, the dream for love…but doesn’t put your life on hold waiting for love.

I have enough space in my hearts, but we are afraid of allowing animals to shit and mess around with my feelings.

Hopefully, our collection of single life quotes and sayings fulfil your desire and you can share with your single friend or family member.

Birthday Wishes Quotes & Messages For Ex-Girlfriend

Wishing an ex on her birthday is likely to ruffle a lot of feathers. It might make her think that you miss her a lot. Maybe even make her believe that you still love her and that you’re still not over your breakup. Yes, it can send mix signals, but if worded the right way, a sweet message can actually build bridges and pave the way for a platonic friendship. Depending on your situation, take ideas from this post to write a cute handwritten note or a funny quote on a greeting card for your ex. If you genuinely want to build a lasting friendship with your ex, her birthday is a great opportunity to do so. Don’t be afraid of sending through a DM or a text. Just be sure about what you are doing because wrong interpretations can worsen the pain of your heartbreak. You don’t want to re-live that nightmare all over again, do you?

Birthday wishes for Ex-girlfriend

I’m better off accepting that I still miss you than lie to myself and pretend otherwise. Happy birthday.

I don’t know if you still miss me like how I miss you, but I hope that now you realize that my love was always true. Happy birthday.

We may not be lovers any more but we don’t have to be haters. We may not be the best of friends any more but we don’t have to be the worst of foes. Happy birthday.

Maybe destiny had other plans for us. Maybe we were meant to be friends… friends who’re mature enough to move on from being lovers. I wish you well, happy birthday.

Happy birthday to the girl, who was once the princess of my world.

Whoever said that you can’t be friends with your ex, obviously never met the two of us! Happy birthday!

I felt bitter after we broke up and wished that our relationship was an experience that I never had. But after moving on I have realized that the memories we share make our relationship an experience I am lucky to have had. Happy birthday.

Hearts may have been broken, but the memories will forever remain… happy birthday!

Ex girlfriend birthday wish

You know me better than anyone else, so there is no point pretending that I have forgotten your birthday after we walked separate ways. The truth is that I haven’t and I never will. Happy birthday, girl.

You are my ex-girlfriend and I am your ex-boyfriend. Let’s use your birthday as an opportunity to remove these heavy tags and just call each other friends. Happy birthday.

Do I still have feelings for you? Maybe, maybe not. I don’t want to pretend. Do I think we still have a chance? No, maybe some things are just not meant to be. But does that stop us from being friends? Definitely not. I have moved on, you have moved on, life moves on… just the memories remain. Happy birthday!

Destiny had heartbreak in store for us, but I will never use that as an excuse to cuss. Because I still remember the day you said yes when I asked you out. It will be one of the most priceless memories, without a doubt. Happy birthday.

I’d be lying if I said that I don’t miss you. How can I not, after all, that we’ve been through? Happy birthday.

I may have fought with you and called you names, but my intentions were always true. We have broken up since then, but I will still not stop wishing well for you. Happy birthday.

I don’t care what other people say. I’m still friends with my ex and I wouldn’t have it any other way! Happy birthday.

Things may not have worked out between us, but no matter what, you’ll always have a place in my heart… as a friend. Happy birthday.

The only way to make peace with your past is to accept it for what it is… that’s what I’ve realized and the first step I want to take is to acknowledge all the amazing memories we’ve shared. Happy birthday to my ex.

I just want to let you know that every now and then my heart skips a beat to remind me that it misses you, just like how it used to skip beats to remind me when it once, loved you. Happy birthday.

I hate calling you my Ex-Girlfriend. I would rather call you the beautiful girl with whom I’ve shared the most beautiful memories. Happy birthday.

You may not smile at me any more, but at least you can smile at your phone when you read this. Happy birthday, girl, I miss you.

From friends to exes to friends again, life comes a full circle. Happy birthday, girl.

Sometimes, relationships fall apart so that friendships can start. Happy birthday!

Missing you, sometimes makes me teary-eyed. But I have come to realize that we both just weren’t meant to be. After all this time light at the end of heartbreak’s darkness, I can finally see. Happy birthday.

I still love you, it is a fact that I won’t try to hide. But I’ve come to realize that we both just weren’t meant to be… that too is a fact that I can now see. Happy birthday.

I hope you are smiling, I hope you are laughing. Yes, we share a complicated past but on your birthday,  I just wanted you to know that I wish well for you. Happy birthday!

No amount of heartbreak can change the fact that you were once the girl whose kisses I starved for and I was once the boy whose hug you longed for. Happy birthday.

Your birthday is a perfect moment to say, that I loved you then and I love you now. Regardless of the heartbreak, thinking of the memories always makes my heart go WOW. I forgive you girl, Happy birthday.

I may have forgotten you as a lover, but I will always remember you as a friend. Happy birthday.

Messages For Ex-Girlfriend

Although wishing my ex-girlfriend on her birthday seems a bit strange, I don’t ever remember having any malicious intentions towards you – which is never going to change. Happy birthday.

I will never call you my ex and cross you out of my life. You were, are and will always remain my friend. Happy birthday.

 Wishing an ex-girlfriend on her birthday is something that I never thought I would do, but I just couldn’t help it when it was a person as sweet as you. Happy birthday.

I am not wishing you today just because I got a reminder on Facebook. I am wishing you because I am glad that you were once a part of my life. Happy birthday.

 If birthdays are all about starting fresh and welcoming change, here’s saying goodbye to memories of a sour relationship and welcome a new friendship. Happy birthday.

Our relationship was like a romantic movie except that we had a bad script. Doesn’t stop us from being friends, does it? Happy birthday!

If I wouldn’t wish you on your birthday, it would be an insult to all the precious moments that we have shared in our lives. Happy birthday.

Never in my life, have I been through so much. Never have I experienced, a heartbreak such. Never in my life, have I felt so much pain. I tried moving on but kept falling again and again. But through this all I have finally found the will power, to realize that nothing lasts forever. Happy birthday.

Whenever I see your updates on Facebook, I can’t help but take another look. Whenever I read your rants on Twitter, it makes me smile and feel better. Whenever I see your selfies on Instagram, the vibes are sweeter than jam. As you can see I am still hooked to you, coz my love was always so true. Happy birthday.

You may buy my ex-girlfriend but that doesn’t mean I have lost the right of sending you a text on your special day. Happy birthday.

Is it crazy that we’re still friends? Nope. We’re just mature enough to realize that we were never meant to be. Happy birthday, girl.

All this time I tried to move on, only to realize that I still wanted to be friends with someone who I’ve barred my soul to. Happy birthday.

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Staying Strong Quotes and Sayings

Life can be stubborn, and the reason most people never accomplish their fantasies is that they essentially surrender. Life was never intended to be simple yet recall that the occasions when its most essential to continue on are the occasions.

To begin, continue perusing quotes you should live by that help you return to being the individual you need to be and Staying Strong Quotes and Sayings about existence that give you some greater lucidity of the psyche in the event that you question everything again later on.

In case you’re scanning for the best inspirational quotes and engaging graduation quotes to impart to your loved ones or simply need to feel enlivened yourself … look no further! From the quotes about strong ladies quotes that make you reconsider, and counterfeit companion quotes, we have you secured.

Motivational Stay Strong Quotes

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is the strength. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

If someone is strong enough to bring you down, show them you are strong enough to get back up. ~ A. Josland

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. ~ Dale Carnegie

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. ~ Cayla Mills

Being strong isn`t an easy task. But being weak is much more difficult!

When you stay strong, you know that early or later everything will be alright. If you are weak, you are sure that nothing will be better!

You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~ Albert Einstein

Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong. ~ Sarah Dessen

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. ~ Bruce Lee

Think about everything good you have in your life, and it will inspire you to fight and stay strong through hard times!

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. ~ Albert Einstein

Stay strong, be brave, love hard and true, and you will have nothing to lose. ~ Demi Lovato

The absence of fair doesn`t mean that you are undefeated. It only means foolishness. You can be afraid. It`s ok. But you have to be strong, despite the fair!

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them. ~ George Bernard Shaw

When you are going through hell, keep ongoing. Never never never give up. ~ Winston Churchill

You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times. ~ Tilman J. Fertitta

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is the true strength. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

All challenges can be defeated with the help of positive thinking. If your thoughts are strong, you will always be strong!

Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are so many things that life is, and no matter how many breakthroughs, trials will exist and we’re going to get through it. Just be strong. ~ Mary J. Blige

Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength. ~ Evangeline Love

Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use. ~ Earl Nightingale

The greatest things in the world were made by people, who experienced hard times. Stay strong and fight for your happiness!

Always be courageous and strong, and don’t fear. ~ Gabby Douglas

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

You just can’t beat the person who won’t give up. ~ Babe Ruth

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points. ~ Knute Rockne

If you want to stay strong, you have to be positive and fighting, brave and ambitious. Stay focused, and you`ll stay strong!

The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under! ~ Anne Frank

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. ~ Samuel Beckett

Be strong because things will get better. It may be stormy now but it never rains forever. ~ Evan Carmichael

The character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ~ Helen Keller

Winners never quit, and quitters never win. ~ Vince Lombardi

Everything you need to go through hard times is always inside of you. Listen to yourself, and you will stay strong and invulnerable.

Be strong, believe in who you are; be strong, believe in what you feel. ~ Melissa Etheridge

I’m stronger because of the hard times, wiser because of my mistakes, and happier because I have known sadness. ~ Allison Vogel

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. ~ Confucius

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands a very great struggle. ~ Swami Sivananda

Always smile. No matter what problems you have, just smile. Hard times will go away one day, but your smile will be with you forever!

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. ~ John F Kennedy

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

Sometimes you can feel that you are losing your strength. It`s not the end of your courage. It`s the beginning of your growth.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. ~ Confucius

The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul. ~ Carlos Barrios

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ~ Harriet Stowe

Feeling fear is human, but conquering it will make you feel empowered, courageous, and proud. ~ Alex Niles

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. ~ Thomas Edison

Everybody has signs of hard times, but they continue living. You also can be strong enough to go through everything.

One small crack does not mean you are broken. It means you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart. ~ Linda Poindexter

I am not discouraged because every wrong attempt discarded is a step forward. ~ Thomas Edison

If you’re going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill


I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ~ Thomas Edison

No matter how hard the battle gets, or no matter how many people don’t believe in your dream, never give up! ~ Eric Thomas

Some days there will not be hope in your heart and strength in your soul… But if you are breathing now, this day hasn`t come yet.

It is never too late to be what you might have been. ~ George Eliot

Never give in.. never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force.. never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. ~ Winston Churchill

Be strong, things will get better. It might be stormy now, but rain doesn’t last forever.

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If you have not reached your goal today, you`ll do this tomorrow or a little bit later. But anyway you`ll do this early or later, just stay strong!

People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get ahead in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them. ~ George Bernard Shaw

It can be difficult to find the light of hope when you have cancer. But if you are looking for it, it`ll definitely.

Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce. ~ Vivian Komori

Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful. ~  Zig Ziglar

Success is what happens after you have survived all your mistakes. ~ Anora Lee

If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles. ~ Wayne Dyer

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~ Winston Churchill

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world. ~ Jane Addams

Pain is temporary. The pain you feel today is only to get the strength to face tomorrow. ~ Sivaprakash Sidhu

Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. ~ Susan Gale

The day you give up on your dreams is the day you give up on yourself.

The best advice I can give to anyone going through a rough patch is to never be afraid to ask for help. ~ Demi Lovato

Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. ~ Conrad Hilton

Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive. ~ Leah LaBelle

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. ~ Bill Cosby

Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be. ~ Charlie Jones

Build upon strengths, and weaknesses will gradually take care of themselves. ~ Joyce C. Lock

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. ~ William Feather

Small minds can’t comprehend big spirits. To be great, you have to be willing to be mocked, hated and misunderstood. Stay strong.

The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. ~ Rocky Balboa

Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope. ~ Hal Lindsey

Don’t give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don’t listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself. ~ Sidney Sheldon

Things happen to you to make you realize your true potential, strength, willpower, and heart. You’ve got to have faith. ~ Dr Byron Hayes

When someone tells you that you can’t do something, perhaps you should consider that they are only telling you what they can’t do. ~ Sheldon Cahoon

You never know how strong you are… until being strong is the only choice you have. ~ Cayla Mills

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fall seven times, stand up eight. ~ Japanese Proverb

No one has the power to shatter your dreams unless you give it to them. ~ Maeve Greyson

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. ~ Lao Tzu

Life is, at times, though. And all we need to do is to prove that we are tougher than it. ~ Sanhita Baruah

Pain can change you, but that doesn’t mean it has to be a bad change. Take that pain and turn it into wisdom. ~ The Dalai Lama

Worry is a total waste of time. It doesn’t change anything. All do it steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing. ~ Lionel Willard

Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering ‘I will try again tomorrow’. ~ Mary Anne Radmacher

He conquers who endures. ~ Persius

Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong. ~ Sarah Dessen

Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but the character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. ~ Bernice Johnson Reagon

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. ~ Rita Mero

Remember: Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. ~ Rocky Balboa

Just Remember: To be great you have to be willing to be mocked, hated, and misunderstood. Stay strong. ~ Rumah Sehat

The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves. ~ Leonardo da Vinci

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. ~ Ambrose Redmoon

It’s okay to struggle, but it’s never okay to give up on yourself. ~ John Zickefoose

When life is sweet, say thank you & celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow. ~ Shauna Niequest

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong. ~ Swami Vivekananda

We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another. ~ Veronica Roth

I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. ~ Audrey Hepburn

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It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always. ~ Oprah Winfrey

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will. ~ Dr Robert Anthony

Tough times never last, but tough people do. ~ Robert H Schuller

Remember that guy that gave up? Well, neither does anybody else.

When we see beyond the pain and find ourselves in others we learn to love at the deepest level. ~ Jason Garner

Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could. ~ Louise Erdrich

Being strong doesn’t mean that you can handle every difficult situation on your own, it means that you have the sense to ask God and others for help. ~ Nishan Panwar

Stay Strong Quotes

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. ~ Og Mandino

Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith. ~ Kareena Kapoor Khan

Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive. ~ Leah LaBelle

Consider a tree for a moment. As beautiful as trees are to look at, we don’t see what goes on underground – as they grow roots. Trees must develop deep roots in order to grow strong and produce their beauty. But we don’t see the roots. We just see and enjoy beauty. In much the same way, what goes on inside of us is like the roots of a tree. ~ Joyce Meyer

I love a man with a great sense of humour and who is intelligent – a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident – that is very sexy – but at the same time, he’s very kind to people. ~ Nicole Scherzinger

I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive. ~ Yolanda Hadid

We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn’t a matter of political correctness. It’s a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith. ~ Barack Obama

Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it’s about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong. ~ Adriana Lima

Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself. ~ Annie Leibovitz

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory. ~ Douglas MacArthur

The biggest challenge is to not be affected by praise because a lot of it is not from the heart. Being true to yourself about your strengths and weaknesses, when everyone out there has a strong opinion and wants to give advice, is another challenge. ~ Tena Desae

Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you. ~ Misty Copeland

My mom has always been kind of my backbone. She keeps me strong. She is a mother, a friend. She is really everything to me. ~ Aerin Lauder

The strong bond of friendship is not always a balanced equation; friendship is not always about giving and taking in equal shares. Instead, friendship is grounded in a feeling that you know exactly who will be there for you when you need something, no matter what or when. ~ Simon Sinek

To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ~ Buddha

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

I suppose being fierce is a very good thing, and a very cool thing. But more than fierce, I think I’m a strong person and a strong individual. And that’s what I take with me every day. ~ Johnny Weir

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. ~ John C. Maxwell

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. ~ Frederick Douglass

Sometimes we fall, sometimes we stumble, but we can’t stay down. We can’t allow life to beat us down. Everything happens for a reason, and it builds character in us, and it tells us what we are about and how strong we really are when we didn’t think we could be that strong. ~ Gail Devers

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. ~ Audrey Hepburn

A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Dream, struggle, create, prevail. Be daring. Be brave. Be loving. Be compassionate. Be strong. Be brilliant. Be beautiful. ~ Caterina Fake

When I take good care of myself, it lifts my spirits, boosts my confidence, and makes me feel strong. When someone tries to throw me shade, it bounces right off. I look those haters straight in the eye, keep my chin up and shoulders back. Because I know I’m a fierce queen – and they know it, too. ~ Alyssa Edwards

A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.~  Patricia Neal

We have seen the most difficult times and were there to back each other. We have struggled, seen career highs and lows, and know we will be there for each other forever. We have together build our relationship strong. Himanshu is my biggest investment, and I can’t let him go. ~ Amruta Khanvilkar

I am looking for strong characters rather than being just a pretty girl. Actresses can do so much more than looking good. ~ Disha Patani G

You can’t build a great building on a weak foundation. You must have a solid foundation if you’re going to have a strong superstructure. ~ Gordon B. Hinckley 

I never said I wanted a ‘happy’ life but an interesting one. From separation and loss, I have learned a lot. I have become strong and resilient, as is the case of almost every human being exposed to life and to the world. We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. ~ Isabel Allende

I think it takes a strong man to be in a relationship with a strong woman. A lot of people hear the word ‘diva’ and think of it as negative. I see it as a positive. I want somebody who knows what they want out of life and isn’t afraid to show it.~ Nick Cannon

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding. ~ Ellen G. White

The world breaks everyone, and afterwards, some are strong at the broken places. ~ Ernest Hemingway

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. ~ Thomas Carlyle

In the public eye, girls and women with strong perspectives are hated. If you’re a girl with an opinion, people just hate you. There are still people who are afraid of successful women, and that’s so lame. ~ Billie Eilish

We think that forgiveness is a weakness, but it’s absolutely not; it takes a very strong person to forgive. ~ T. D. Jakes

I would love to do a chick flick sometime soon, a film with strong female characters – when I say strong, I don’t mean that they are changing the world, but just be real women. ~ Anushka Sharma

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. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It’s black and white – dramatic. You have to be strong. ~ Catherine Zeta-Jones

There are so many things that life is, and no matter how many breakthroughs, trials will exist and we’re going to get through it. Just be strong. ~ Mary J. Blige

Happiness doesn’t come from being rich, nor merely from being successful in your career, nor by self-indulgence. One step towards happiness is to make yourself healthy and strong while you are a boy so that you can be useful and so you can enjoy life when you are a man. ~ Robert Baden-Powell

People aren’t born strong. People grow stronger little by little, encountering difficult situations, learning not to run from them. ~ Christina Grimmie

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong. ~ Swami Vivekananda

Boldness doesn’t mean rude, obnoxious, loud, or disrespectful. Being bold is being firm, sure, confident, fearless, daring, strong, resilient, and not easily intimidated. It means you’re willing to go where you’ve never been, willing to try what you’ve never tried, and willing to trust what you’ve never trusted. Boldness is quiet, not noisy. ~ Mike Yaconelli

So many people in the gay community have always asked me to come out, say it like it is, and help our cause. But for me… I think my biggest statement I could give to the world is to be strong being myself… you have to make something of yourself, and that’s what makes us strong. ~ Johnny Weir

I intend to fight and I want to win. But my priorities are basically to be a good Brother and a strong one, and to try to be a good father one day. ~ Mike Tyson

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. ~ Peter Marshall

Be strong, belief in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humour, masturbate, don’t judge people by their religion, colour or sexual habits, love life and your family. ~ Madonna Ciccone

For me, I skate as masculine as I can. I’m not a big strong guy. I’m not interested in fighting or throwing punches or balling my hands in fists all day. I’m not interested in guns, I’m not interested in football or stereotypically masculine things, so I’m going to skate in a fashion that is manly for Johnny Weir. ~ Johnny Weir

The strong creation created by God in the world is not the lion, not the elephant, not the tiger – the girl. ~ Arunachalam Muruganantham

To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag. ~ Pauline Hanson

You know, I looked at my face in the mirror this morning, and I like being old. My face has more content and when I train in the gym now, I am not training to be strong or handsome – just better than I was yesterday. These days the race is just against myself.  ~ Jean-Claude Van Damme

Many people don’t have a strong support system because entertainment is a tough industry to get into. Even though my family wanted me to find financial and professional stability, they supported my passion for acting. ~ Andrea Navedo

My father taught my siblings and me the importance of positive values and a strong ethical compass. He showed us how to be resilient, how to deal with challenges, and how to strive for excellence in all that we do. He taught us that there’s nothing that we cannot accomplish if we marry vision and passion with an enduring work ethic. ~ Ivanka Trump

We are not a typical family that goes for a movie on Sunday or has dinner together every night. But we are strong as the Great Wall of China. Nothing can stop us from supporting one another and enduring each other’s pain as well. ~ Alia Bhatt

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. ~ Vernon Howard

The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Striving for success is healthy – but believing you need to succeed the first time around may backfire. Mentally strong people believe failure is part of the process toward a long journey to success. By viewing failure as a temporary setback, they’re able to bounce back and move forward with ease. ~ Amy Morin

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong. ~ James Bryce

Things don’t always go your way in football: there are always good and bad times. At the end of the day, you have to have a positive attitude and a strong mentality and not let any setbacks get you down. And that’s what I’ve done – I’ve tried to keep my composure, even when things aren’t going the way I’d like.~ Giovani Dos Santos

It’s always inspiring when people all come together and be as strong as a group. This is why I feel so strongly to put the message to people that we need to stand together in tough times. ~ Anne-Marie

My character is somebody who is smaller in stature and yet who’s strong, so to see the fighting situations between people who are not generally thought of being strong is in itself unusual and therefore interesting, I think. ~ Chiaki Kuriyama

A fighter, a real strong fighter, should always look dignified and calm, and I believe that any expression of aggression is an expression of weakness. A strong person will not be nervous and will not express aggression towards his opponent. He will be confident in his abilities and his training; then he will face the fight calm and balanced.~  Fedor Emelianenko

I know my strong points: I work hard, I have talent, I’m funny, and I’m a good person. Pink Work Funny Good Work Hard I hope that my daughter grows up empowered and doesn’t define herself by the way she looks but by qualities that make her an intelligent, strong and responsible woman. ~ Isaiah Mustafa

I like being a strong, independent woman, and to be honest, I was never afraid to be on my own. ~ Dido Armstrong

Those who want peace should prepare for war and be strong. ~ Avigdor Lieberman

You have to be strong and calm to overcome difficult moments. ~ Dani Alves

It’s sexy and beautiful to be strong. ~ Lindsey Vonn

Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable than brick without a flaw. ~ William J. H. Boetcker

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. ~ George Washington

The direction of your focus is the direction your life will move. Let yourself move toward what is good, valuable, strong and true. ~ Ralph Marston

In my own relationships, I know that I should break up with someone who doesn’t encourage me to be strong and make my own choices and do what’s best in my life, so if you’re dating someone who doesn’t want you to be the best person you can be, you shouldn’t be dating them. ~ Veronica Roth

I remember as a little boy I ate one meal a day and sometimes slept in the street. I will never forget that and it inspires me to fight hard, stay strong and remember all the people of my country, trying to achieve better for themselves. ~ Manny Pacquiao

I’ve always fought for my country, in my own way, showing that Filipinos are strong people and can do anything that they put their minds to. ~ Manny Pacquiao

You can’t change the world alone – you will need some help – and to truly get from your starting point to your destination takes friends, colleagues, the good will of strangers and a strong coxswain to guide them. ~ William H. McRaven

No leader, however strong, can succeed at anything of national importance or significance unless he has the support and cooperation of the people he is tasked to lead and sworn to serve. ~ Rodrigo Duterte

I’m a strong man, and usually, I get over hurts and it makes me stronger when I come back. ~ Dusty Baker

If you have a good support system like your family and your friends around you, then you can’t go wrong. So just believe in yourself, do you your thing, and stay strong in what you believe in. ~ Roman Reigns

Together, We will make America strong again. We will make wealthy again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And yes, together, we will make America great again. Thank you. God bless you. And God bless America. ~ Donald Trump

Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them. ~ Orison Swett Marden

The kind of people that all teams need are people who are humble, hungry, and smart: humble being little ego, focusing more on their teammates than on themselves. Hungry, meaning they have a strong work ethic, are determined to get things done, and contribute any way they can. Smart, meaning not intellectually smart but inner personally smart. ~ Patrick Lencioni

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. ~ Joyce Brothers

Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away. ~ Marcus Aurelius

We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome. ~ Isabel Allende

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. ~ Sigmund Freud

I feel that working with the camera and editing it is actually my strong suit. ~ Adam Yauch

I really rebel against this idea that politics has to be a place full of ego and where you’re constantly focused on scoring hits against each one another. Yes, we need a robust democracy, but you can be strong, and you can be kind. ~ Jacinda Ardern

You can be strong and true to yourself without being rude or loud. ~ Paula Radcliffe

I think scars are like battle wounds – beautiful, in away. They show what you’ve been through and how strong you are for coming out of it. ~ Demi Lovato

I’ll never feel comfortable taking a strong drink, and I’ll never feel easy smoking a cigarette. I just don’t think those things are right for me.~ Elvis Presley

I’m a lion. I’m not tough, but I am strong. I’m definitely not a wallflower. ~ Cressida Bonas

Being a survivor doesn’t mean being strong – it’s telling people when you need a meal or a ride, company, whatever. It’s paying attention to heart wisdom, feelings, not living a role, but having a unique, authentic life, having something to contribute, finding time to love and laugh. All these things are qualities of survivors. ~ Bernie Siegel

You need a strong family because in the end, they will love you and support you unconditionally. Luckily, I have my dad, mom and sister. ~ Esha Gupta

A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world. ~ Marilyn Monroe

The greatest error of a man is to think that he is weak by nature, evil by nature. Every man is divine and strong in his real nature. What are weak and evil are his habits, his desires and thoughts, but not himself? ~ Ramana Maharshi

Nothing is impossible in this world. Firm determination, it is said, can move heaven and earth. Things appear far beyond one’s power, because one cannot set his heart on any arduous project due to want of strong will. ~ Yamamoto Tsunetomo

Very often, we think of leadership being at the very top of an organisation. I think what’s unique about ABG is that we have a very strong cadre of leaders across the organisation who are highly empowered and therefore play a very major role in the growth and evolution of the organization. ~ Kumar Mangalam

MeToo is a strong movement in Hollywood, but a lot of my fans and demographic are younger, and they don’t really understand what’s going on with it. I wanted to put something out for them, even for those who are 4 years old, that every girl is a super girl. No matter your age, your height, your weight, your color – whatever you are. ~ JoJo Siwa

We must weed out corruption and build a strong system of justice that people can trust. ~ Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Strong women, when respected, make the whole society stronger. One must be careful with such rapid changes, though, and make an effort to preserve, at the same time, the positive traditions of Indian culture.~ Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration. ~ Charles Dickens

My mother is a strong woman. Her strength comes from being tested by life’s unpredictability. It comes from soldiering on for her children, even when she might rather have given up. I know it hasn’t always come easily, but I also know it’s her greatest gift. ~ Matt Lauer

A strong team can take any crazy vision and turn it into reality. ~ John Carmack

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words. ~ Ann Hood

It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened. ~ Philip Sidney

Life is strong and fragile. It’s a paradox… It’s both things, like quantum physics: It’s a particle and a wave at the same time. It all exists all together. ~ Joan Jett

We will make America strong again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And we will make America great again. ~ Donald Trump

Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand-alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world. ~ Orison Swett Marden

Love is not a weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it. ~ Boris Pasternak

Is Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength? ~ Saint Francis de Sales

A captain of the Navy ought to be a man of strong and well-connected sense, with a tolerable good education, a gentleman, as well as a seaman both in theory and practice. ~ John Paul Jones

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hated – it’s apathy. It’s not giving a damn. ~ Leo Buscaglia

Sometimes, the startup game works in your favour just because you got in at the right time and right environment. Other times, you’re a little too late entering an already crowded space. But startups with strong fundamentals withstand external conditions and come out ahead in good or bad times. ~ Cheryl Yeoh

That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughens up, this is a reality we are living in. ~ Lauryn Hill

The bond girl must be a strong and independent woman, but at the same time charming and sensual. Those opposite qualities combined together make her interesting. She must be strong but at the same time feminine. ~ Olga Kurylenko

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. ~ Hermann Hesse

I think long-lasting, healthy relationships are more important than the idea of marriage. At the root of every successful marriage is a strong partnership. ~ Carson Daly

Important You can’t get through medical school if you don’t have a strong will and a strong constitution. ~ Ken Jeong

From my perspective, I absolutely believe in a greater spiritual power, far greater than I am, from which I have derived strength in moments of sadness or fear. That’s what I believe, and it was very, very strong in the forest. ~ Jane Goodall

Once we decided to be in this industry, we have to be ready for everything. You have to be strong but hard working. No pain, no gain. ~ Sridevi

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. ~ Bertrand Russell

My legacy doesn’t matter. It isn’t important that I be remembered. It’s important that when I stand before the Lord, he says, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant.’ I want to finish strong.~  James Dobson

It feels good to be strong.~  Katharine McPhee

Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind. ~ Frank Harris

We are descended from a people whose government was founded on liberty; our glorious forefathers of Great Britain made liberty the foundation of everything. That country becomes a great, mighty, and splendid nation; not because their government is strong and energetic, but, sir, because liberty is its direct end and foundation. ~ Patrick Henry

Live news teaches you some incredibly strong lessons: that every day is a new day, and it’s never too late to fix something. ~ Nancy Dubuc

I think God made a woman be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I’ve always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband. ~ Little Richard

There is no need to pose for anything – you just walk straight and strong and be clear. We are all born with unique characteristics and we have to stick to that. Yes, use the tools to enhance it, but we shouldn’t be hiding behind them. That’s what style is about. ~ Bibhu Mohapatra

The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the government. ~  Franklin D. Roosevelt

Four legs on a chair, to me, represent a strong foundation and always knowing where I come from. ~ Jason Derulo

I think the reason why strong women have such a powerful impact is that you’ve got the strength of a man with the heart and sensitivity of a woman. ~ Emilia Clarke

The white usurpation in our common country must be stopped, or we, its rightful owners, be forever destroyed and wiped out as a race of people. I am now at the head of many warriors backed by the strong arm of English soldiers. ~ Choctaws and Chickasaws

you have too long borne with grievous usurpation inflicted by the arrogant Americans. ~Tecumseh

Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong. ~ Leo Buscaglia

The world is made up for the most part of morons and natural tyrants, sure of themselves, strong in their own opinions, never doubting anything. ~ Clarence Darrow

Intelligence, knowledge or experience are important and might get you a job, but strong communication skills are what will get you promoted. ~ Mireille Guiliano

You Job A strong economy begins with a strong, well-educated workforce. ~ Bill Owens

Nobody’s strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material. ~ Alan Ladd 

We must protect the very things that make America so special – most certainly including our civil liberties. But we cannot do so without strong national security and thoughtful and informed discourse.~  Mike Pompeo

When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the calmest. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on. ~ LL Cool J Strength

We become strong, I feel, when we have no friends upon whom to lean or to look to for moral guidance. ~ Benito Mussolini

When I go to bed at night, I ask God to give me another day; I ask him to keep me strong and make me a good teacher and to keep spreading this right word. ~Richard Simmons

There is no force in the world that can block the powerful march of our army and people, who are holding high the banner of the suns of great Comrade Kim Il Sung and great Comrade Kim Jong Il and continuing to advance under the leadership of the party and with a strong faith in sure victory. ~ Kim Jong-un

God has entrusted us with his most precious treasure – people. He asks us to shepherd and mould them into strong disciples, with brave faith and good character. ~ John Ortberg

One of the criticisms I’ve faced over the years is that I’m not aggressive enough or assertive enough, or maybe somehow, because I’m empathetic, it means I’m weak. I totally rebel against that. I refuse to believe that you cannot be both compassionate and strong. ~ Jacinda Ardern

You Believe Enough Rebel A lot of emotional stress that people go through, some people figure out a way to handle it. They have a strong enough support system to keep going and keep moving forward. And some people, they feel like they don’t have that outlet. ~Terrell Owens

We can win respect in the world only if we are strong internally and can banish poverty and unemployment from our country.~ Lal Bahadur Shastri

The strong government doesn’t mean simply military power or an efficient intelligence apparatus. Instead, it should mean effective, fair administration – in other words, ‘good governance.’ ~ Raghuram Rajan

I grew up in Cuba under a strong, military, oppressive dictatorship. So as a teenager, I found myself involved in a revolution. I remember during that time, a young, charismatic leader rose up, talking about hope and change. His name was Fidel Castro. ~ Rafael Cruz

It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves. ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Excellence I’m a very strong believer in listening and learning from others. ~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I’m proud of my curves, my daughter, as well as the harsh past that helped shape me into the strong woman I am today. ~ La’Porsha Renae

We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it. ~ Mahatma Gandh

Unemployment insurance, abolishing child labour, the 40-hour work week, collective bargaining, strong banking regulations, deposit insurance, and job programs that put millions of people to work were all described, in one way or another, as ‘socialist.’ Yet, these programs have become the fabric of our nation and the foundation of the middle class. ~ Bernie Sanders

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. ~ Samuel Johnson

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beauty is a radiance that originates from within and comes from inner security and strong character. ~ Jane Seymour

I see the most change in my body through exercise. They say diet determines your weight, and exercise determines your shape – I find that to be a pretty true statement. When I’m doing a lot of boxing, my hamstrings are really strong and my biceps. When I’m doing a lot of Pilates, I find that my core is really lean and my inner thighs.~  Hannah Bronfman

To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don’t feel it, you have to pretend. ~ Sade Adu

Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average. ~ Garrison Keillor

A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars. ~ Carly Simon

‘Among Friends’ was really well written and had strong characters, and while all the elements were there to make it a great genre film, it also left room for me to put a creative flair on it that wasn’t your typical slasher or psychological thriller. ~ Danielle Harris

I come from a strong religious background, and I had a very conservative upbringing. So I was nervous and confused. Here I was wanting to be Whitney Houston, so why did I have to dress in lingerie to do that? I didn’t get it.~ Nicole Scherzinger

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise. ~ George Herbert

The most important thing is that we are on the right path, and we will not deviate from it, even in the face of strong temptation to choose temporary gains over long-term benefits. ~ Yemi Osinbajo

I’m a strong believer that you practice as you play, little things make big things happen. ~ Tony Dorsett

In my judgment, physical fitness is basic to all forms of excellence and to a strong, confident nation. ~ Robert Kennedy

Have you ever held a snake? They are so strong. You can see why there are so many myths about them: they are unlike any other creature. It’s extraordinary how that little brain can keep everything moving in different directions. ~ Michelle Paver

All over the world, independent and strong civil society – NGOs, faith leaders, and other community advocates – help governments solve problems and better serve their people better by shining a light on the issues that matter most – like education standards, access to healthcare, the rule of law, and economic opportunity. ~ Ben Rhodes

I was a screenwriting major at Georgetown, and I was in class with some really strong writers like Jonathan Nolan, who co-wrote ‘The Dark Knight’ with Chris, his brother. He wrote ‘The Prestige,’ the story for ‘Memento.’ ~ Mike Birbiglia

The person who lets them get you down, any kind of problem, is the person that fades out. So you’ve got to be strong enough; you don’t like it, but you’ve got to be strong enough to accept what’s going on and that you’re going to fight it or whatever it takes to overcome this matter. That’s the way I feel. ~ Tom Benson

It is labour that keeps the strong man strong. And spiritual labor, toil and burden-bearing, is what will give strength to the church of Christ. ~ Ellen G. White

If the Negro in the ghetto must eternally be fed by the hand that pushes him into the ghetto, he will never become strong enough to get out of the ghetto. ~ Carter G. Woodson

The first gay people we elect must be strong. They must not be content to sit in the back of the bus. They must not be content to accept pablum. They must be above wheeling and dealing. ~ Harvey Milk

Anything can happen, so you have to control your attitude and stay strong.  ~ Jason Day Attitude

Let’s be very clear: Strong men – men who are truly role models – don’t need to put down women to make themselves feel powerful. People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.~  Michelle Obama

It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger. ~ Gertrude Stein

We are braver and wiser because they existed, those strong women and strong men… We are who we are because they were who they were. It’s wise to know where you come from, who called your name. ~ Maya Angelou

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals. ~ James Naismith

A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence. ~ Pam Brown

I have a son, who is my heart. A wonderful young man, daring and loving and strong and kind. ~ Maya Angelou

Follow your honest convictions and be strong. ~ William Makepeace

We should celebrate how amazing our bodies are! We all have things that we like and dislike about our bodies, but we need to focus on what we love – maybe it’s a great smile, strong legs or curly hair? ~ Katherine Schwarzenegger

I’m weak, you can be strong; when I’m strong, you can be weak. That’s what I believe marriage is. ~ Gisele Bundchen

 I am not a snowflake. I am not a sweet, infantilising symbol of fragility and life. I am a strong, fierce, flawed adult woman. I plan to remain that way, in life and in death.~ Stella Young

I am so attracted to ambition and drive and talent. If a man loves something and can put his heart into it, I am instantly into him. I like a strong man who can be in control and make decisions but who is sensitive and attentive. That is the perfect combination. ~ Meaghan Rath

I’m a strong believer in ‘everything is meant to be for a reason.’ ~Nicole Scherzinger

In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depend on all elements of our power – including strong and principled diplomacy. ~ Barack Obama

When the biceps become too strong, it brings the shoulders forward and makes for a gorilla-like posture. ~ Harley Pasternak

By forgiving, we are training ourselves to be strong, confident, joyful, peaceful, happy, and loving. These positive attributes end up affecting every part of our lives. ~ Paul J. Meyer

The God we serve does not seek out the perfect, but instead uses our imperfections and our shortcomings for his greater good. I am humbled by my own limitations. But where I am weak, He is strong. ~ Rick Perry

Creating a strong company culture isn’t just good business. It’s the right thing to do, and it makes your company better for all stakeholders – employees, management, and customers.~  Julia Hartz

I’m a strong man of faith. ~ Darryl Glenn

If you have people invested emotionally in the success of their team, that usually translates to strong attendance. ~ Kelley O’Hara

When the faith is strong enough, it is sufficient just to be. It’s a journey towards simplicity, towards quietness, towards a kind of joy that is not in time. It’s a journey that has taken us from primary identification with our body and our psyche, on to an identification with God, and ultimately beyond identification. ~ Ram Dass

Being completely independent doesn’t make you a strong woman – it’s being strong enough to trust yourself in other people’s hands that takes guts. ~ Emily V. Gordon

People probably think I’m cute because I have dimples and am friendly and always smiling. But beauty is different. In Chinese, people say I have chi ze, which means aura or a strong sense of presence. It’s not about my look. ~ Liu Wen

Returning to your family and where you came from, and your history… this is what makes you strong. It’s not looking out that’s going to do that – it’s looking in. ~ Lady Gaga

I believe Israel needs branding. I want the word ‘Israel’ will relate not just to an Israeli soldier or a camel, but Israel as an advanced liberal society with a strong economy and great people. ~ Tzipi Livni

You can knock me down, but I get up twice as strong. ~ Lewis Hamilton

Take, for example, the African jungle, the home of the cheetah. On whom does the cheetah prey? The old, the sick, the wounded, the weak, the very young, but never the strong. Lesson: If you would not be a prey, you had better be strong. ~ G. Gordon Liddy

You have to be strong for people when you don’t wanna be strong. You have to be clean-showered, clean, clean-cut for people. You have to set an example. ~ Ski Mask the Slump

Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon. ~ Martin Luther

Even when matches don’t work out the way you planned, you’ve always got to stay strong in defence; it’s a matter of willpower and intelligence. ~ Becky Sauerbrunn

I don’t like perfumes that are too strong or sweet. I like a fragrance that is earthy and sensual and can be worn at any time. ~ Angelina Jolie

Trance is a very emotional and uplifting form of dance music. It appeals to many people in this way having such a strong connection with emotions. It makes people happy and ready to party. ~ Tiesto

I can’t disappear. I come from a family of beautiful women, strong women – and ‘strong’ defined by being themselves. ~ Mara Brock Akil

You enter strong and you exit strong, and you’re going to be OK. ~ Chris Farley

Stick up for what you believe in and never, ever feel that you can’t say something or speak your mind. I think that would be the best advice. Be strong. Be confident. That’s really all you need. ~ Maika Monroe

Making a strong first impression is as important as ever, especially when meeting face-to-face. ~ Joseph Abboud

Because sorry to say, women run the house. They run the family. They hold things up. I mean, it’s like you don’t ever see your mom get sick because she handles everything. And it’s kind of amazing I think to show people just how strong women are. ~ Sophia Bush

People appreciate a confident man. They love a strong man, and when it comes to a woman, I don’t know if people just expect women not to speak up for themselves or be weak or just always be the follow-behind, but I’m proud that I’m in a generation of leaders. I’m proud that I’m surrounded by very strong women. ~ LeToya Luckett

Fitting in is unnecessary. Embrace who you are. You will go through rough times in high school, but always stay strong, and never deny yourself! ~ Neon Hitch

I think if you’re not strong, in life or in football, not every day is going to be going up and seeing the sunshine. ~ Marco Reus

I don’t lift weights. I do fitness exercises to stay strong. ~ Chad le Clos

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you haven’t developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don’t know how to eliminate them effectively. ~ W. Clement Stone

In my business, you should be very strong in mind. You have to be sure about yourself and about your work and your career, and you have to be strong inside because so many people come around and try to say bad things about you. ~ Irina Shayk

A good jockey has to be physically well balanced. They have to possess a strong upper body and a strong lower body. You’ve gotta have quick reflexes, and you’ve got to be incredibly coordinated. But it’s you’re instincts that have to be perfect. You can’t be an exceptional rider without instincts. ~ Chantal Sutherland

If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasant waters for our old age. ~ Freya Stark

People need to believe they can make a difference – that one person standing strong can turn the tide. ~ Ann Aguirre

It takes a strong effort on the part of each American Indian not to become Europeanized. The strength of this effort can only come from the traditional ways, the traditional values that our elders retain. ~ Russell Means

Strength Effort Values American Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn so that we see ourselves as we really are. ~ Arthur Golden

There’s a spirit of Latina women in all of my work, in the love of the body and the strong sense of self. ~ Narciso Rodriguez

Dogs are a really amazing eye-opener for us humans because their lives are compressed into such a short period, so we can see them go from puppyhood to adolescence to strong adulthood and then into their sunset years in 10 to 12 years. It really drives home the point of how finite all our lives are.~ John Grogan 

A strong spirit transcends rules. ~Prince

Fatherhood is an honour, and men should be strong enough to step up to the plate. ~Karamo Brown

‘Hollywood maids’ are so idiotic. They grin at everything. I told Norman Lear I didn’t want to play a maid because of that ‘hee-hee/grin-grin’ attitude, and he said, ‘Who said I wanted that?’ He told me he wanted two strong women that are the black and white of the same coin. I said, ‘Oh, well – in that case, I’ll be right there!’ ~ Esther Rolle

The foundation of a strong economy and job creation begins with providing every child in America with the best possible education, including students with disabilities. ~ Jared Polis

I want to make beautiful paintings. But I don’t make beautiful paintings by putting beautiful paint on a canvas with a beautiful motif. It just doesn’t work. I expect my paintings to be strong and surprising. ~ Albert Oehlen

Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs provide the only true job security in today’s world. Weak managers are the problem. Weak managers destroy jobs. ~ Jack Welch

Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors… and miss. ~ Robert A. Heinlein

Most people have a very strong sense of organizational ownership, but I think what people have to own is an innovation agenda, and everything is shared in terms of the implementation. ~ Satya Nadella

I think people are always going to say things about you or disapprove of your relationships or your ideals or your beliefs or something, but I think you have to stand up and stay strong in who you are and not let it affect you. ~ Kirstin Maldonado

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

Choose rather be strong of soul than strong of body. ~ Pythagoras

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Our films are changing so people across the world can see them – when ‘Highway’ premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, a Polish lady said to me, ‘It has a strong message for women.’ So it’s good to know our films are connecting universally. ~ Alia Bhatt

I’ve always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. When your health is strong, you’re capable of taking risks. You’ll feel more confident to ask for the promotion. You’ll have more energy to be a better mom. You’ll feel more deserving of love. ~ Jillian Michaels

This conflict is one thing I’ve been waiting for. I’m well and strong and young – young enough to go to the front. If I can’t be a soldier, I’ll help soldiers. ~ Clara Barton

I admire a lot of people, but in terms of sport, I’ve always loved the mentality of Tiger Woods on a golf course. I always love his eyes when he’s setting himself and focusing on his decision; he has a really strong, focused face and believes that he can make the shot. ~ Rafael Nadal

The economy is the start and end of everything. You can’t have successful education reform or any other reform if you don’t have a strong economy. ~ David Cameron

I’ve never considered myself a feminist, but I’m happy that I’ve been raised as a strong, independent woman. ~ Shruti Haasan

The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills, marketing skills, cooking skills, personality and, more importantly, delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen.~Gordon Ramsay

Passion is what gets you through the hardest times that might otherwise make strong men weak, or make you give up. ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson

I think it’s important to be a that strong woman and to follow your passions regardless of what your situation is. ~ Ayesha Curry

Globalization has produced a new level of interdependence among us. The economy and multinational supply chains do not abide by political boundaries. A computer ordered in Brazil is designed in California and assembled in several other countries. Economic integration was the first strong evidence of a new era. ~ Eduardo Paes

Vampires are so old that they don’t need to impress anyone anymore. They’re comfortable in their own skin. It’s this enigmatic strength that’s very romantic and old-fashioned. I think it goes back to something of a Victorian attitude of finding a strong man who’s going to look after his woman. ~ Stephen Moyer

I don’t have a type. But one thing I can say from my dating experience is that a physical attraction will only take you so far. So you definitely have to have a strong intellectual connection as well. ~ Jesse Metcalfe

I Can You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It’s kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen. ~ Ginger Rogers

Be sure of yourself, don’t let anyone bully you, be a strong and independent woman or boy. ~ Nicole Polizzi

My heroes always are mostly my parents – my father especially, and my mom, who’s passed on already. My dad is a very strong man, and by him being educated, and a principal and school superintendent over 37 years, he plays such a big role in my life. ~ Dikembe Mutombo

I have to represent. I feel proud to have a culture that’s different… and proud to be a Latina. We’re not all categorized as one type of person… there are people from everywhere doing different things who have different types of cultures. Being Latina for me is also being a strong woman. ~ Natalie Martinez

At last, Russia has returned to the world arena as a strong state – a country that others heed and that can stand up for itself. ~ Vladimir Putin

I wouldn’t change myself at all. Being transgender makes me who I am: a strong person, a confident person. Being transgender gives me my personality. ~ Jazz Jennings

I had a lot of tough times, and I know what it is. We must move forward, working equally and always strong. ~ David de Gea

We need to be investing in manufacturing and small businesses. We need to be creating a workforce where Americans can compete in a global marketplace because they have the necessary skills. And we need fairness, and we need a sustainable, strong economy that’s durable for the future. ~ Valerie Jarrett

Testimony is the beginning of and a prerequisite to continuing conversion. Testimony is a point of departure; it is not an ultimate destination. Strong testimony is the foundation upon which conversion is established. Testimony alone is not and will not be enough to protect us in the latter-day storm of darkness and evil in which we are living. ~ David A. Bednar

I want to present a very strong and bold image, but with femininity. I love being sweet and salty all together. ~ Keke Palmer

Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy. ~ Dorothy Thompson

Homeownership is the cornerstone of a strong community. ~ Rick Renzi

Cornerstone The personal ego already has a strong element of dysfunction, but the collective ego is, frequently, even more dysfunctional, to the point of absolute insanity. ~ Eckhart Tolle

I like to have strong opinions with nothing to back them up with besides my primal sincerity. I like sincerity. I lack sincerity. ~ Kurt Cobain

An institution that borrows on a non-prioritized basis would never contemplate borrowing on a prioritized basis. Doing so would undermine its standing in the bond market and suggest that it is not worthy of its strong credit rating. This type of self-imposed downgrade would materially affect its financial prospects. ~ John Delaney

We’ve demonstrated a strong track record of being very disciplined with the use of our cash. We don’t let it burn a hole in our pocket, we don’t allow it to motivate us to do stupid acquisitions. And so I think that we’d like to continue to keep our powder dry because we do feel that there are one or more strategic opportunities in the future. ~ Steve Jobs

I’m the type of person, my mind is too strong; I think too hard. ~ Lil Skies

If you hear somebody say something absolutely horrendous about their own life, in quite a flippant, offbeat kind of way, when you meet people clearly trying to be strong and brave, the ones who are really good at it are the ones who break my heart the most. ~ Phoebe Waller-Bridge

If you could cross a lion and a monkey, that’s what I’d be, because monkeys are funny and lions are strong. ~ Marlon Wayans

I like to play a strong woman, but a strong woman can also be very fragile and vulnerable at the same time. ~ Carice van Houten

My Dad is my hero. He’s 85 now and he is in great health. He is handsome and strong. He has an incredibly moral and ethical backbone. I couldn’t have been luckier with my parents. ~ Harry Connick, Jr.

If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain. ~ Paul Cezanne

When the consumer is strong, the American economy will be strong, so consumer protection actually serves economic growth and economic progress. ~ Richard Cordray

Strong emotions such as passion and bliss are indications that you’re connected to Spirit, or ‘inspired,’ if you will. When you’re inspired, you activate dormant forces, and the abundance you seek in any form comes streaming into your life. ~ Wayne Dyer

I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and make it strong and dynamic. ~ Indira Gandhi

Globalisation has powered economic growth in developing countries such as China. Global logistics, low domestic production costs, and strong consumer demand have let the country develop strong export-based manufacturing, making the country the workshop of the world.~ Ma Jun

Singapore has been incredibly well-managed. It was created out of the swamp, with a strong emotional idea: a safe place for mostly Chinese, but accepting other cultures and other races. ~ Nicolas Berggruen

Being nice doesn’t necessarily mean you’re weak. You can be nice and be strong at the same time. That’s a character trait that we need more in Washington. ~ Shelley Moore Capito

You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman. ~ Mary Elizabeth

All one needs to do is read – books, magazines, research the Internet – and pay attention to the influencers in their lives to discover the myriad people of strong moral character who have and still are making positive, meaningful contributions and differences in our world. ~ Zig Ziglar

Whether you’re a founder, a leader, or an individual contributor, building a strong team is critical to your success. ~ Julia Hartz

In a democracy, you need to have a strong judicial system. You need freedom of speech, you need art, and you need a free press. ~ Tzipi Livni

You can’t really be strong until you see a funny side to things. ~ Ken Kesey

I was a hardliner with regard to colonialism, which had occupied Africa and large parts of the world. We were waging an armed struggle, and therefore, one had to be strong. But now, no one asks for weapons but for economic aid, which changes your position. ~ Muammar al-Gaddafi

I’m a strong believer that you can build great companies in a time of both greed and fear. But you have to be paying attention and operating under the right assumptions. You don’t have to believe history repeats itself, but you should accept that history rhymes. ~ Brad Feld

We need to have a strong economy that can create employment opportunities and that can also produce the revenue that we need to defend our country at home and abroad. ~ Bob Menendez

Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants. ~ Coco Chanel

We all wish to be brave and strong in the face of disaster. We all wish to be looked up to for our endurance and efforts to help others. ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes

I like to go out there looking like a strong woman because I am strong. But I am also a woman who goes through all kinds of problems and highs and lows. ~ Katy Perr

Lives are saved when those potential killers are confronted by a police officer, a strong police presence and actual, honest-to-goodness, up-close ‘What are you guys doing on this corner at 1 o’clock in the morning’ policing. We need to be careful it doesn’t drift away from us in the age of viral videos, or there will be profound consequences. ~ James Comey

When we are fearful and worried all the time, we are living as if we don’t believe that we have a strong and able Shepherd who is tenderhearted toward us, who only leads us to good places, who protects us and lovingly watches over us. ~ Joseph Prince

I mean, there’s no arguing. There is no. There is no beating around the bush. ‘You’re fired’ is a very strong term. ~ Donald Trump

Others have said it before me. If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu. And so it is important that we have women in the United States Senate – strong women, women who are there to help advance an agenda that is important to women. ~ Elizabeth Warren

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Rock formations and their layers of texture and colour have been a strong inspiration, as well as the landscapes of Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada and the Rainbow Mountains in China. ~ Chloe Gosselin

All countries, big or small, strong or weak, are equal members of the United Nations. ~ Nong Duc Manh

I’ve always had strong ties with Delhi, and I do stay in touch with my friends and periodically visit the capital. I started my schooling at St. Columbus High School before I went to Mayo College. Delhi, for me, is a historical city with all its beautiful monuments. ~ Ajay Mehta

Apart from life, a strong constitution, and an abiding connection to the Thembu royal house, the only thing my father bestowed upon me at birth was a name, Rolihlahla. ~ Nelson Mandela

Facts are not liberals’ strong suit. Rhetoric is. ~ Thomas Sowell

I married my best friend. I was still in awe after more than four years of being around her at how smart and strong and loving and caring she was. And I really hoped that her choosing me and rejecting my advice to pursue her own career was a decision she would never regret. ~ William J. Clinton

Politics is a strong and slow boring of hard boards. ~ Max Weber

I became a lesbian because of women because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate. ~ Rita Mae Brown

My mother is such an incredibly strong woman. She raised a family of five boys extremely well. She made us all strong, loving, caring people. We all support each other. I’m really thankful to her. ~ Henry Cavill

To do all your own stunts, you have to be so strong. ~ Margot Robbie

Being the ideal of a strong woman means utilizing all the things that God gives you. People are always saying to me, ‘You’re a strong female, so why are you wearing a bikini on the cover of that magazine?’ Being a strong woman is misconstrued to be something evil and ugly. ~ Kelis

No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive, he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else. ~ Orison Swett Marden

One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history. ~ Albert Schweitzer

I’m a strong black woman, and I cannot be intimidated. I cannot be undermined. ~ Maxine Waters

I was raised with traditional stories of leadership: Robert E. Lee, John Buford at Gettysburg. And I also was raised with personal examples of leadership. This was my father in Vietnam. And I was raised to believe that soldiers were strong and wise and brave and faithful; they didn’t lie, cheat, steal, or abandon their comrades. ~ Stanley A. McChrystal

I am a strong woman with or without this other person, with or without this job, and with or without these tight pants. ~ Queen Latifah

Being able to put your blinders on, ignore negative opinions, and follow your strong intuition is what’s validating to me. It’s a great feeling to know you can trust your gut. ~ Whitney Wolfe Herd

I grew up surrounded by these tough, ballsy, strong women. They were also adoring women, but they were the kind of women who would argue over what kind of pants you were wearing or the colour of your nail polish. ~ Michael Kors

The majority of our happiness at work is determined by the people who surround us. Strong teams produce more content, launch more products, and sign more contracts. And most importantly, they have fun doing it. ~ Julia Hartz

If you do a smoky eye, chances are you will not want to do a strong lip as well. It’s never good to gild the lily. ~ Brad Goreski

One of the challenges in networking is everybody thinks it’s making cold calls to strangers. Actually, it’s the people who already have strong trust relationships with you, who know you’re dedicated, smart, a team player, who can help you. ~ Reid Hoffman

Whoever doesn’t know it must learn and find by experience that ‘a quiet conscience makes one strong!’ ~ Anne Frank

If you don’t believe in something, you’ll fall for anything. I believe everything happens for a reason. If you are strong from within, you can will anything. I’m a firm believer that where there’s a will, there’s away. ~ Eric Davis

In my life, I wanted to feel tall. I wanted to be somebody. I wanted to be tall as the Sears Tower. I wanted to be on top of the Sears Tower. I wanted to be as strong as the Sears Tower feels. ~ R. Kelly

I’ve been through so much, especially coming from New Orleans where there was Hurricane Katrina in 2005. I had to pick up. We had to move, make new friends, and I think my family was just strong for me as well because we had to start completely over again. ~ Normani Kordei

Let’s be clear, I’m a strong woman. ~ Bethenny Frankel

I believe there is a strong familial pull as the influence of beloved ancestors continues with us from the other side of the veil. ~ James E. Faust

Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it. ~ Sigmund Freu

I believe a solid, really strong middle-class is the key to making the country in the best way.~ Matt Damon

In Ethiopia, food is often looked at through a strong spiritual lens, stronger than anywhere else I know. It’s the focal point of weddings, births and funerals and is a daily ceremony from the preparation of the meal and the washing of hands to the sharing of meals.~ Marcus Samuelsson

There are so few strong roles for women, especially young women. And Veronica is very serious but also very likeable. She’s a lone wolf, and it appeals to people that she isn’t rich and doesn’t have a lot of friends. No posse. She’s just like you, like most of us. ~ Kristen Bell

I was raised to respect women, and I really like them to be strong, independent, and have their own identity. My parents are still together, and I grew up with a lot of love, and I feel that kids imitate what they have at home. ~ Albert Hammond, Jr.

Bosnia is a complicated country: three religions, three nations and those ‘others’. Nationalism is strong in all three nations; in two of them there is a lot of racism, chauvinism, separatism; and now we are supposed to make a state out of that. ~ Alija Izetbegovic

Through all the hardships and all the operations and all the hospitals, all that stuff each part of my life, there’s been some good, some greatness that comes in here and helps me to be strong, to continue what I’m doing. ~ Clarence Clemons

Growing up with strong female role models is always inspiring, and growing up, that was something I aspired to play.~ Hannah John-Kamen

Women of this planet need some essential resources: wells, seeds and roads. That is primarily all we have ever needed. Added to that, women need righteous and strong men who will help us to use our most cherished gifts: the ability to multitask and problem solve. ~ Roseanne Barr

In our view, the Olympic idea involves a strong physical culture supplemented on the one hand by mobility, what is so aptly called ‘fair play’, and on the other hand by aesthetics, that is the cultivation of what is beautiful and graceful. ~ Pierre de Coubertin

I want to be strong. I want to be able to hit people. I want people to be able to bounce off me. When I go out there and play, I play to intimidate people. If someone gets hit down by me, they’re going to think twice about coming near me again. ~ Carli Lloyd

We have to start grounding our policies in facts and recognize that a strongeconomy is critical for funding progressive priorities. ~ John Delaney

I am blessed to have married the man that God sent me. He’s loving, compassionate, strong and supportive of my children, family and career. I look forward to our lives together. ~ Monica

Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends. ~ Giorgos Seferis

It’s good to be good at playing defence, but the best defence is a strong offence. ~ Chrystia Freeland

Now my goal is to be strong. I get two classes in a week, and they’ll be either barre or reformer Pilates. ~ Zoe Foster Blake

Writing is a strange and solitary activity. There are dispiriting times when you start working on the first few pages of a novel. Every day, you have the feeling you are on the wrong track. This creates a strong urge to go back and follow a different path. It is important not to give in to this urge but to keep going. ~ Patrick Modiano

It’s hard not to love Roomba. Roomba had such an amazing impact on the field. When we launched, we asked people, ‘Is it a robot?’ and got an overwhelming no – ‘robots’ have arms and legs; they command data. There was a very strong perception that robots had to look like people. ~ Colin Angle

I’ve been lucky enough to play lots of real women – flawed, strong, independent women – and I love it.~ Danielle Macdonald

Most achievers I know are people who have made a strong and deep dedication to pursuing a particular goal. That dedication took a tremendous amount of effort. ~ Donald Johanson

It used to be said that when the Baal Shem Tov came into a town, his impact was so strong, he didn’t have to speak. His disciples had to dance or to sing or to preach to have the same effect. I think a real messenger, myself or anyone, by the very fact, that he is there as a person, as a symbol, could have the same impact. ~ Elie Wiesel

Good-looking people with strong, fluoridated teeth get things handed to them on platters. ~ Douglas Couplan

Tourism is a very big economic benefit to the Sherpa people, and also, they have very strong ties to their own social attitudes and their own religion, so, fortunately, they’re not too influenced by many of our Western attitudes. ~ Edmund Hillary

The kingdom is the love of God prevailing in politics, in business, in government, in media. It is all the impact of the laws of God creating a social environment where the strong help the weak, where those who have give to those who don’t. It’s a society where relationships are built on love. ~ Myles Munroe

If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles and followers of Jesus Christ, trusting not in man but in the living God, he will enable you to pull down the strongholds of sin and Satan, and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands. ~ Adam Clarke

Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything. ~ Peggy Noonan

I’m honoured and excited to bring Dora to life. I grew up watching the show, and for me, especially as a Latina, Dora was an amazing role model – she is a strong, adventurous, and fun-loving girl. ~ Isabela Moner

It is very hard to find a good defender who is strong and good with the ball. Very hard. ~ Paolo Maldini

You don’t read many scripts, especially for crime dramas, that features a strong woman as the central character. ~ Jodie Whittaker

Woman Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that. ~ Steve Ballmer

You see, idealism detached from action is just a dream. But idealism allied with pragmatism, with rolling up your sleeves and making the world bend a bit, is very exciting. It’s very real. It’s very strong. ~ Bono

Women watch and say, ‘I like watching you control your own space. It’s motivated me to do better, to go back to college, to even try law school. My daughter’s been watching you since she’s 10 – I love the fact that she’s watching a strong woman who’s in control.’ All of those things are good, positive things. ~ Judy Sheindlin

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points. ~ Knute Rockne

I’m a strong alpha male but sensitive. ~ Jason Momoa

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

We got ratings. It isn’t that they won’t quarrel with you, or say you’re always right. But as long as you stay strong and the ratings are good and you’re reasonable – I don’t think we fought unreasonably. We basically won that right. ~ Norman Lear

I definitely have a strong sense of my Jewish and Israeli identity. I did my two-year military service; I was brought up in a very Jewish, Israeli family environment, so of course, my heritage is very important to me. ~ Gal Gadot

At first, I felt like I was put into this box because I played hockey. I thought that I was viewed in a certain way, and I shouldn’t wear certain clothes. Finally, I stepped aside and said, ‘That’s someone else’s creation of me. I can be feminine and be strong.’ ~ Hilary Knight


Any good defensive team has a strong anchor because he cleans up mistakes. ~ J. B. Bickerstaff

I believe President Trump is more reasonable than he is generally perceived. President Trump uses strong rhetoric toward North Korea, but during the election campaign, he also said he could talk over a burger with Kim Jong-un. I am for that kind of pragmatic approach to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue. ~ Moon Jae-in

Nature is a brilliant engineer and builder. It knows how to create seashells that are twice as strong as the most resistant ceramics human beings can manufacture, and it produces silk fibres five times stronger than steel. Nature also knows how to create multipurpose forms. ~ Neri Oxman

Men are strong, women are smart, but no matter how smart, their bellies are always there to betray women and that’s their downfall. ~ Simone Schwarz-Bart

I think Irish women are strong as horses, incredibly loyal and for the most part, funny, witty, bright and optimistic in the face of devastating reality. ~ Fionnula Flanagan

This means that no single logic is strong enough to support the total construction of human knowledge. ~ Jean Piaget

Take away winning, and you take away everything that is strong about America. ~ Tom Landry

Milan is a true metropolis: strong and fearless but welcoming, too. Little by little, I came to realize that I could become someone here. ~ Giorgio Armani

I sort of feel sorry for the next man who gets me. I may just kill him with passion. He’d better be strong and have a good heart! ~ Kirstie Alley

I feel that I’ve got the opportunity to set a great role model for girls to look up to a strong, active, compassionate, loving, positive woman, and I think it’s so important. ~ Gal Gadot

What’s the most fetching thing that provokes people? A volcano? Fountains that dance? A pirate ship that sinks? Some other animated device or presentation? Is that as strong as a mystery? Allure, intrigue, is much more powerful… It taunts you.~ Steve Wynn

May is a very early time in the year and the weather is usually bad. You cannot run a fast mile race if there is a strong wind, because it makes your running uneven. ~ Roger Bannister

Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind. Beware how you trifle with your marvellous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin. ~ Henry Cabot

Americans especially love superlatives. The phrases ‘biggest in the world,’ ‘finest in the world,’ are on all lips. Unless President Hayes is a strong man, they will soon come to boast that their government is composed of the ‘biggest scoundrels’ in the world. ~ Isabella Bird

I love a very alluring woman. I love a strong woman. I love a woman that wanders, that just wants to explore. ~ Luke James

Sometimes you have to exercise your insanity, to really make it strong. ~ Flula Borg

Believe in yourself and know that you’re strong enough to get through just about anything. ~ Ashleigh Murray

The places I visit in any given week are my home, so when I’m somewhere that feels good to me, it’s a real game-changer. If a place causes me to have a strong reaction, be it positive or negative, it’ll often find its way into my music. ~ Ron Pope

We always got a strong response but I think in this day in age there is less of a marijuana fog at concerts and more of people just more naturally exuberant – it seems to me. ~ James Young

Tonally, the stuff I want to do in VR will, of course, always have a comedic backbone and be a bit absurdist and colourful with really interesting and bizarre characters but supported by really strong gameplay mechanics. ~ Justin Roiland 

A healthy environment is essential to a livable Oregon and a strong economy. ~ Ted Kulongoski

I’m a daughter of the middle class with a strong sense of social mobility and individualism, like the waves of immigrants, like my Spanish grandparents, who made Argentina. ~ Cristina Kirchner

Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, their music is sublimely strong. ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

We hear much of Bolshevism, much of labour unrest; at times, we hear the word ‘revolution.’ But these are but contagious diseases in the body of civilization, and I believe that the antitoxins of good cheer, mutual confidence, fairness and justice will ultimately cure these ills and make the world healthy and strong again. ~ Charles M. Schwab

I have a strong belief that there is a god or a higher power. I think that if you have a strong belief in that, then you won’t feel alone in life and you will feel you can get through anything. ~ Alana Stewart

I exercise to stay strong, healthy, and stage-ready. I never prepare for a red carpet – I just go with the flow. ~ Alesha Dixon

Red Never Go Stay There are stereotypes – it’s like an invisible line, but somehow you have to find the energy to be strong, to be super-confident, no matter if you are in front of the president of the U.S. or anyone else. ~ Thalia

I know firsthand the complexities of leading an enterprise through business and technology transformation. It takes intense focus, a strong drive, and a clearly communicated vision to inspire and take an organization from where they are, to where they need to be – or where they want to go. ~ Safra A. Catz

Some spider silks are really strong, but not all of them are. The ones that are really strong can actually rival steel and approach the tensile strength of Kevlar. Thus far, the dragline silk seems to be the strongest. ~ Cheryl Hayashi

I continue to be a strong believer in the life-saving importance of early detection, and I encourage everyone to be proactive about their preventive screenings. ~ Roy Blunt

The best part of being a vegan is the purity and peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom. ~ Uri Geller

Halfway through primary school, I realised that I was not as physically strong or fearless as many kids. So, in situations of conflict, I quickly learned that it worked better for me to get out of situations or maybe kind of, you know, prevail in a conflict situation by using humour than by trying to punch somebody out. ~ Morris Gleitzman

I absolutely love Ireland. It’s one of the most beautiful places on Earth, and I have strong ties here. Both my grandmothers are from Ireland, and I have spent every summer in Bantry since my father, who is an artist, had the romantic idea 20 years ago to buy an old farmhouse on the west coast and renovate it. ~ Emily Ratajkowski

It’s very difficult to make a 100% turnaround. It’s tough when you actually do exhibit patterns of bad behaviour. You need to have a very strong support system of people who are willing to keep you in your place if you’re going to overcome these things. ~ Daniel Cormier

One thing I think is really important is chemistry, and if actors have chemistry, audiences will pick up on that. Audiences will root for characters that don’t even exist as a couple because the actors’ chemistry is so strong. ~ Sarah Brown

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help. ~ Pope Paul VI

I’m a strong person, I’m a strong family man, I’m a strong husband and a strong father. ~ David Beckham

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. ~ William Ellery Channin

I grew up in a family with two very strong women, my mother and my older sister, and they were big influences on my life. ~ Darren Aronofsky

We don’t have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment. ~ Dennis Weaver

‘Changes in Latitudes’ began when I was looking at a photograph of a sea turtle swimming underwater. I had such a strong feeling for the beauty of this ancient creature, at home in the sea. On the spot, I wanted to swim with that turtle. I began to imagine a character who would do just that. ~ Will Hobbs

You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times. ~ Tilman J. Fertitta

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent. ~ Winston Churchill

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. ~ Winston Churchill

Growing up with three older brothers and being the youngest and the only girl, my mom always made me tough. She’s taught me over the years how to be a strong, independent woman, how to carry yourself in a positive way and anything that my brothers can do, I can do. ~ Diana Lopez

My belief is that communication is the best way to create strong relationships. ~ Jada Pinkett Smith

Have a strong mind and a soft heart. ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo

The battle against cancer has made me strong. It’s like winning a war! When I was diagnosed, I was told by doctors my kidney, liver and other organs could fail. It was tough. I didn’t know if I could save my life. But I was positive, and because of that, the doctor told me that I would be a man who would never have cancer. ~ Yuvraj Singh

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t. ~ Henry Ward

The Philippines and the U.S. have had a strong relationship with each other for a very long time now. We have a shared history. We have shared values, democracy, freedom, and we have been in all the wars together in modern history, the World War, Second World War, Cold War, Vietnam, Korea, now the war on terrorism. ~ Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. ~ Lao Tzu Strength

We are not weak if we make proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power… the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. ~ Patrick Henry

Being a strong woman is very important to me. But doing it all on my own is not.~ Reba McEntire

Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all. ~ Julia Gillard

I am very chill and comfortable in my own skin, and because of this, I believe it is exactly what is needed when you are with a strong woman. My wife is no shrinking violet in her own right. As a result, you have to know when to push, when to pull, when to let it go, and when to stand firm. ~ Jason Winston George

It’s a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done. ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

The people you choose to have around you make all the difference. My family and close friends keep me grounded. You have to have a mind of your own and a strong head on your shoulders. Cricket is the most important thing to me, so the rest of it pales in comparison. ~ Virat Kohli

I was raised by strong women, and that DNA is in my daughter and wife.~ Dwayne Johnson

Women Wife Daughter DNA I have a strong feeling that I shall be glad when I am dead and done for – scrapped at last to make room for somebody better, cleverer, more perfect than myself. ~ George Bernard

I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Coming through the fire and through the storm of life with a strong man, my fiance Ashanti, whom I’ve been dating for eight months and two wonderful children beside me, I’m just so happy that I have been able to maintain my integrity and get to where I am today with the right energy around me. ~ Angie Stone

Writing is like a ‘lust,’ or like ‘scratching when you itch.’ Writing comes as a result of a very strong impulse, and when it does come, I, for one, must get it out. ~ C. S. Lewis

You are never strong enough that you don’t need help. ~ Cesar Chavez

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Art Quality Us Striving Hope is the anchor of our souls. I know of no one who is not in need of hope – young or old, strong or weak, rich or poor. ~ James E. Faust

A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favourable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires. ~ Orison Swett Marden

Men’s actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Action Well, one of the most important things for Americans to be reminded of is that a lot of the exceptional nature of our country is founded in Judeo-Christian values that promote individualism, personal responsibility, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to family, charity.~ Jim DeMint

You know how sports teach kids teamwork and how to be strong and brave and confident? Improv was my sport. I learned how to not waffle and how to hold a conversation, how to take risks and actually be excited to fail. ~ Emma Stone

I have a whole new perspective on pregnancy and motherhood now that I’m experiencing it. Just because it’s so hard and so confusing and so exciting. Women are so amazing that their bodies can do this and that they’re strong enough to do this. I can’t believe almost every woman goes through this because it’s so hard. ~ Colleen Ballinger

If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present. ~ Les Brown

In the world, there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it. ~ Lao Tzu Water

A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong. ~ Tecumseh Strength

Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop. ~ Dorothy Height

The ‘morality of compromise’ sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness or an admission of defeat. Strong men don’t compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised. ~ Andrew Carnegie

Men Weakness Never Defeat I have a lot of sides to my personality and what you see on ‘The Hills’ is a strong, independent woman, which I am. But I also have a sensitive side that I don’t show too much. ~ Kristin Cavallari

I was very thankful that my mother was a very strong mom. She was mom and dad. She is mom and dad. She is my hero. ~ Ryan Frazier

My father never was and isn’t a mean man. You know, he never was ruthless. And he succeeded in life without sticking it to anybody. And that’s a great example for a man, a strong man, a man’s man, to give to his children. You can succeed, you can be successful, without walking over somebody. ~ Maria Shriver

He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

I dream of an India that is prosperous, strong and caring. An India, that regains a place of honour in the comity of great nations. ~ Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Great teaching requires incredible talent and dedication, strong intellectual ability and interpersonal skill, real discipline and empathy. ~ Bruce Rauner

If people are failing, they look inept. If people are succeeding, they look strong and good and competent. That’s the ‘halo effect.’ Your first impression of a thing sets up your subsequent beliefs. If the company looks inept to you, you may assume everything else they do is inept. ~ Daniel Kahneman

Unless your government is respectable, foreigners will invade your rights; and to maintain tranquillity, it must be respectable – even to observe neutrality, you must have a strong government. ~ Alexander Hamilton

The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.~ Thomas Carlyle

I come from a strong woman who believed – and my father believed – that anything a man could do, a woman could do better. ~ Kimberly Guilfoyle

Women are such strong, powerful leaders, and a lot of the time, we play it silent. ~ Brie Larson

Being strong, showing that you will see things through no matter what comes your way, that’s what matters most to me. ~ Cat Zingano

When you’re willing to be vulnerable, you can surprise yourself at how strong you can be. ~ Jonathan Van Ness

Yourself You Surprise How Ronald Reagan was a president of strength. His philosophy was a philosophy of strength – a strong military, a strong economy and strong families. ~ Mitt Romney

A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

I was young, my voice was so strong, and I would annoy people because I had such a loud little voice. And then it changed, and I thought I wouldn’t be able to sing again because I thought you had to sing like Christina Aguilera to be a singer. ~ Skylar Grey

The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience. ~ Tokugawa Ieyasu

The British people know that, given strong leadership, time, and a little bit of hope, the forces of good ultimately rally and triumph over evil. ~ Ronald Reagan

I worry that business leaders are more interested in material gain than they are in having the patience to build up a strong organization, and a strong organization starts with caring for their people. ~ John Wooden

The difference between men is in energy, in the strong will, in the settled purpose and in the invincible determination. ~ Vince Lombardi

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. ~ Thomas Szasz

I look for strong people. I don’t like people who’ll say yes to everything I might bring up. I want people who can argue and disagree and have a point of view that’s reflected in the magazine. My dad believed in the cult of personality. He brought great writers and columnists to ‘The Standard.’ ~ Anna Wintour

I’m strong enough to guard the big guys and have enough heart to lock them down. ~ Jaylen Brown

I come from a family of strong women, who have been positive role models for me. ~ Laura Harrier

My brother and I have converted to Christianity, and my other brother and sister are still Sikh. So for me, it’s not something that I ever want to be judgmental on. I know my parents are two people of very strong faith. I respect all that they’ve done in raising their four kids and in the opportunities that they’ve given us. ~ Nikki Haley

Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity, but strong and deep ones have two high tides.~  David Hare

Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it. ~ David Hume

I’ve said this over and over, but I’ll say it a million more times – I’m concerned more about the death of a bee than I am about terrorism. Because we’re losing hives and bees by the millions because of such strong pesticides. ~ Patti Smith

I found enormous opposition to my religion. It’s like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion. ~ Ricardo Montalban

I’m a weirdo, but I have a very strong moral code. ~ Earl Sweatshirt

A strong mentor can help a young woman find and advance in the career of her dreams that otherwise may have seemed impossible. ~ Kirsten Gillibrand

We were brought up Protestant, and I went to church three times a day on a Sunday. My parents weren’t Bible-bashers, but we all have a strong belief in God and a strong faith. We had a huge garden; our house was a bit like a scene from ‘The Good Life.’ I think Mam and Dad had it really hard, bringing up a big family on very little. ~ Bonnie Tyler

Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is the exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is an exploitation of the strong by the weak. ~ Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

A good government may, indeed, redress the grievances of an injured people; but a strong people can alone build up a great nation. ~ Thomas Francis Meagher

I have something called ‘Siwanators,’ and if you’re a Siwanator, you’re strong. You’re powerful. You stand up to the bullies. If you’re a Siwanator, you’re nice. And the way you can tell if someone is a Siwanator is if they have a JoJo bow in. ~ JoJo Siwa

The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage, and this, when used with calmness and deliberation, will prove strong enough. ~ Andrew Jackson

I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don’t always agree with them. ~ George H. W. Bush

Rule number one in negotiating anything with Missy is never trying and run me over. Never push me, because I am a very strong woman. I’m nice, but I’m very strong. When it gets down gritty, I can get grittier. Never, ever underestimate me. ~ Missy Elliott

Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. ~ Ronald Reagan

Women’s strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman. ~ William Moulton Marston

To be a champion requires more than simply being a strong player; one has to be a strong human being as well. ~ Anatoly Karpov

All lives have triumphs and tragedies, laughter and tears, and mine has been no different. What really matters is whether, after all of that, you remain strong and comfort to your loved ones. I have tried to meet that test. ~ Pat Nixon

During the early stages of our married life, Pranathi did struggle to adjust for a few months. But she is a very strong woman mentally, stronger than me. ~N. T. Rama Rao, Jr.

At the end of the day, I want to create collections that, although I am inspired by very creative women, I want my customer to walk away with a silhouette that she doesn’t even know what collection it comes from. That just lasts in her wardrobe and makes her feel strong and confident and hopefully happy. ~ Rachel Roy Day

I consider myself to be a very strong, independent woman. ~ Julie Gonzalo

Woman Very Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.  ~ Brooke Foss Westcott 

A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this – that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made – not to understand – but to feel – as a crime. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

I like criticism. It makes you strong.~LeBron James

Mental strength is not the same as mental health. Just like someone with diabetes could still be physically strong, someone with depression can still be mentally strong. Many people with mental health issues are incredibly mentally strong. Anyone can make choices to build mental strength, regardless of whether they have a mental health issue. ~ Amy Morin

We’re all caught up in circumstances, and we’re all good and evil. When you’re really hungry, for instance, you’ll do anything to survive. I think the evilest thing – well, maybe that’s too strong – but certainly, a very evil thing is judgment, the sin of ignorance. ~ Anthony Hopkins

Praised be You, my Lord, through Brother Fire, through whom You light the night, and he is beautiful and playful and robust and strong.~ Francis of Assisi

When our spelling is perfect, it’s invisible. But when it’s flawed, it prompts strong negative associations. ~ Marilyn Vos Savant

The world knows that America will never start a war. This generation of Americans has had enough of war and hate… we want to build a world of peace where the weak are secure and the strong are just. ~ John F. Kennedy

Shortly after this, I was made a member of the boys’ choir, it being found that I possessed a clear, strong soprano voice. I enjoyed the singing very much. ~ James Weldon Johnson

Nobody picks on a strong man. ~ Charles Atlas

If you’re an only child, you spend a lot of time by yourself, and you develop a strong ability to entertain yourself, to conjure up fantasy. ~ Peter Jackson

I’ve always had a strong feeling for the Statue of Liberty because it became the statue of my personal liberty. ~ David Antin

I believe that Harvard can have, and must have, a strong affirmative action program that reflects our commitment to equal opportunity while fully respecting the academic standards of the University.~  Derek Bok

I do not run for the presidency merely to oppose any man, but to propose new policies. I run because I am convinced that this country is on a perilous course and because I have such strong feelings about what must be done, and I feel that I’m obliged to do all I can. ~ Robert Kennedy

My family has very strong women. My mother never laughed at my dream of Africa, even though everyone else did because we didn’t have any money, because Africa was the ‘dark continent’, and because I was a girl. ~ Jane Goodall 

Polish people have wit and sarcasm. They’re gentle but still very strong. Like, they love beer, which is traditionally so manly, but they’ll put a spoonful of jam in it to sweeten it up. They’re this wonderful mix of hard and soft. ~ Antoni Porowski

We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded. ~ Barack Obama 

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. ~ Louisa May Alcott

You have to train hard and be strong while staying flexible and limber, so I’m trying to find that balance. ~ Colin Kaepernick

If you learn how to forgive others for not being strong, then people can learn how to forgive you for your own issues.~  T. D. Jakes

No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness. ~ Phillips Brooks

For any collaboration to work, each partner must have a strong sense of identity. If one overpowers the other, it’s like mixing lemonade with water – you wind up diluting the brew. ~ Neil Blumenthal

We are not a fearful, small people. We are confident and strong, and we understand that much of our strength comes from the fact that we are a people of the planet. ~ Beto O’Rourke

We have to be bold in our national ambitions. First, we must win the fight against poverty within the next decade. Second, we must improve moral standards in government and society to provide a strong foundation for good governance. Third, we must change the character of our politics to promote fertile ground for reforms. ~ Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

If you ask, do you like strong men or weak men, I’d say, I like who I like. ~ Miuccia Prada

Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. The difference is that strong people admit their mistakes, laugh at them, learn from them. That is how they become strong.~ Richard J. Needham

Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. ~ Calvin Coolidge

You would never say to a man, ‘do you like playing strong men?’ You just wouldn’t say that. ~ Rachel Weisz

We need a strong farm bill that gives assistance to farmers during times of drought, creates markets for local goods, protects our environment, and helps struggling families bridge the gap between hard times and a full dinner table. ~ Keith Ellison

After an injury, I think you have to be strong mentally. ~ Olivier Giroud

For me, it’s not necessarily interesting to play a strong, fearless woman. It’s interesting to play a woman who is terrified and then overcomes that fear. It’s about the journey. Courage is not the absence of fear, it’s overcoming it. ~ Natalie Dormer

I believe that a strong man makes a strong country. ~ Jair Bolsonaro

I wish everybody finds the serenity that good, strong faith brings. ~ Ann Jillian

Reviews condition people. At the end of the day, a lot of human minds are malleable. They can be easily shaped with strong words. ~ Drake Day

The Day Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor. ~ Coco Chanel

I am invariably late for appointments – sometimes as much as two hours. I’ve tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong and too pleasing. ~ Marilyn Monroe

I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really. ~ Tennessee Williams

There’s nobody in the business strong enough to scare me. ~ Tupac Shakur

The main difference to me with Lyft is the sense of community and social experience. The pink moustache, fist bump and strict screening have fostered a strong sense of community with many stories of new friends, discovered jobs, and even some Lyft hugs after a tough break up. ~ John Zimmer

When you are a strong woman, you will attract trouble. When a man feels threatened, there is always trouble. ~ Barbara Taylor Bradford

Only the gentle are ever really strong. ~ James Dean

Let me be absolutely clear. Israel is a strong friend of Israel’s. It will be a strong friend of Israel’s under a McCain administration. It will be a strong friend of Israel’s under an Obama administration. So that policy is not going to change. ~ Barack Obama

There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.~ Usain Bolt

The tragedy is like strong acid – it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth. ~ D. H. Lawrence

My experience as a refugee had made me strong; I could survive anything, even the world of fashion. ~ Alek Wek

A lot of guys have muscles. A lot of strong men in this world. I think it’s important to show that even under all this strength there’s a fragile side, a side that can be affected. ~ Sylvester Stallone

The Left despises Texas, with its stellar record of job growth; Texas, with its strong support for traditional marriage and the sanctity of life; Texas, the root of the conservative tree. Should the Left succeed in its attempt to turn Texas purple, America could turn permanently blue. ~ Ben Shapiro

There is a strong side to me, that is of a homemaker. I look forward to spending time at home in the evenings, cooking a meal, chatting with my parents and inviting friends over. ~ Deepika Padukone

We choose forward. We choose inclusion. We choose to grow together. We choose American economic might and muscle, standing strong on the bedrock of the American ideal: a strong, empowered and ever-growing middle class. ~ Cory Booker

Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigour of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers’ incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them? ~ Anna Quindlen

I had a very strong feeling about the Vietnam War, and I had a strong feeling about participating in it. The military draft was in place, I was summoned for a physical exam, and I was either going to be classified as fit for military service or make my objection to it. So I made my objection to it. ~ Harrison Ford

John and I were lucky because our mother was a strong woman with high expectations and a strong sense of values. She encouraged us to pursue things we were interested in and not think about what other people wanted us to do. ~ Caroline Kennedy

It is so important for girls and boys to have a female, strong superhero to look up to. ~ Gal Gadot

If I can challenge old ideas about ageing, I will feel more and more invigorated. I want to represent this new way. I want to be a new version of the 70-year-old woman. Vital, strong, very physical, very agile. I think that the older I get, the more yoga I’m going to do. ~ Jamie Lee Curtis

Team spirit spurs me on. I’ve always found it easier to be strong for other people than for myself. ~ Cheryl Cole

In developed countries, strong rules are in place to restrict sound pollution and curb its deadly effects. As law-abiding citizens with social responsibility, we should all come together against this unhealthy trend. ~ Mohanlal

My current role model is Beyonce. She is such a strong woman. She can do everything. She has kept herself together and has balanced her life perfectly. She is a great singer, a great dancer and a great looker and is now a good mother and wife. ~ Sunidhi Chauhan

Spending too much time focused on others’ strengths leaves us feeling weak. Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us strong. ~ Simon Sinek

There’s strong data that, within companies, the No. 1 reason for ethical violations is the pressure to meet expectations, sometimes unrealistic expectations. ~ Stephen Covey

Sometimes when you take strong stands, if you’re not called to do it, you’re dividing the audience you’re trying to reach. ~ Joel Osteen

If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you. ~ Margaret Thatcher

Kitchens are hard environments and they form incredibly strong characters. ~ Gordon Ramsay

We’ll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.~ Dave Barry

When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. ~ Napoleon Hill

I want to be strong, dominant. Like Wilt Chamberlain. Shaquille O’Neal Be Strong Want Like Dominant I’m a strong believer in the fact that women are born to multi-task. God has made us like that. Deepika Padukone Women God Born Us The weak in courage is strong in cunning. ~ William Blake

Do countries with strong gun control laws have lower murder rates? Only if you cherry-pick the data. ~ Thomas Sowell

The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong. ~ Marlene Dietrich

Only a strong economy can create higher asset values and sustainably good returns for savers. ~ Ben Bernanke

I’m not particularly tall, strong, fast, or aggressive. ~ Robert Downey, Jr.

I’m just one woman away, my mother, from being the same as Mike Tyson. I would’ve ended up like him if my mama had not been so tough and strong. A lot of people, including Mike, don’t know I came from the ghetto. They think I’m too nice and proper. But that’s the way my mama raised me – to look people in the eye and respect them. ~ Evander Holyfield

Black men struggle with masculinity so much. The idea that we must always be strong really presses us all down – it keeps us from growing. ~ Donald Glover

Military veterans have unique skills, experience, and qualifications that are invaluable to today’s workforce, including teamwork and leadership skills, the proven ability to learn quickly, a strong work ethic, dedication, and the ability to work under pressure. ~ Tae Yoo

I have snakes, three sharks, moray eels, piranhas, five scorpions and a bird spider. All of them are predators. They are dangerous but it’s cool to have strong and powerful pets. ~ Tracy Morgan

Many people you think are individual achievers in fact have either a strong spousal partner over many years or a business partner who’s either in the background, not given enough publicity or less egocentric. ~ Michael Eisner

No durable things are built on violent passion. Nature grows her plants in silence and in darkness, and only when they have become strong do they put their heads above the ground. ~ Annie Besant

There are some people who still feel threatened by strong women. That’s their problem. It’s not mine. ~ Gloria Allred

Public opinion is stronger than the legislature and nearly as strong as the ten commandments.~ Charles Dudley Warner

I had a lot of strong women around my whole life who were survivors. My grandma survived breast cancer twice and the death of her child and the death of her brother, and, you know, just a lot of tragedy, and she’s still the happiest person I’ve ever met. ~ Frances Bean Cobain

Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.~  Shawn Johnson

Strong people don’t need strong leaders. ~ Ella Baker

I have learned that nothing is certain except for the need to have strong risk management, a lot of cash, the willingness to invest even when the future is unclear, and great people. ~ Jeffrey R. Immelt

Our strong suit is what we do, and our audience. ~ Jerry Garcia

There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. ~ Charles Dickens

I don’t like the word ‘strong,’ because a strong character is never an interesting character. A character is made interesting by their vulnerabilities and their weaknesses. ~ Helen Mirren

As a former resident with strong personal and ministry ties to the North Star State, I pray that the good people of Minnesota will show their support for God’s definition of marriage, between a man and a woman. ~ Billy Graham

I can give you one strong piece of advice when you go away for that romantic weekend, whatever you do, do not accept or take the upgrade to the honeymoon suite. ~ Gordon Ramsay

Strange is it not, my brothers, how often in America those great watchwords of human energy – ‘Be strong!’ ‘Know thyself!’ ‘Hitch your wagon to a star!’ – how often these die away into dim whispers when we face these seething millions of black men? And yet do they not belong to them? Are they not their heritage as well as yours? ~ W. E. B. Du Bois

I consider myself a moderate Republican. I have very, very moderate social views, and I’m pretty strong on, on defence matters. ~ Colin Powell

The conscience can be a strong guide in life if we allow it. ~ Joyce Meyer

Mentally strong people overcome setbacks with confidence because adversity only makes them better. ~ Amy Morin

No country is ever successful in the long term… without a really strong and vibrant manufacturing base. ~ Alan Mulally

But the child’s sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath! ~ Elizabeth Barrett

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favour of matrimony. ~ Jane Austen

The strong do what they have to do and the weak accept what they have to accept. Thucydides Accept Weak Yes, I know that you feel you are not strong enough. That’s what the enemy thinks too. But we’re gonna fool them. ~ Knute Rockne

No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people. ~ William Howard Taft

In mythology, the Medusa can petrify people with a look – which is a good thing, I think. But the Medusa is a unique symbol – something strong. It’s about going all the way. ~ Donatella Versace

I don’t try and write strong female characters or strong male characters, I just try and write, hopefully, strong characters and sometimes they happen to be female. ~ J. J. Abrams

My dream was bigger than anything else. My fight and me wanting to fulfil what I wanted to be in life. That was enough to keep me strong enough to endure anything. ~ Allen Iverson

You want a coach who is going to push you and be strong and be in your corner when it’s tough, but sometimes you have coaches who think they are more important than the players. That’s where the conflicts come.~ Ana Ivanovic

A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. ~ Christian Nestell Bovee

I love Rihanna. She represents that strong, independent woman that you cannot keep down. ~ Tamron Hall

As you become aware of what has robbed you of the purity of an innocent mind, a clear heart and a strong body, you will be deeply served by letting go of those familiar limitations. ~ Debbie Ford

I’ve just always felt it’s an incredibly empowering thing, particularly for young women, to capitalize on their coordination and their strength. It’s a very empowering thing to feel strong in your body. ~ Alanis Morissette

We are looking for a set of personal characteristics that predict success, the first and foremost of which is perseverance in the face of challenges. We also look for the ability to influence and motivate others who share your values, strong problem-solving ability, and leadership. ~ Wendy Kopp

Face All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. ~ James Freeman Clarke

Chess is a very tough game, and psychologically a tough game. And of course, chess needs a lot of qualities, human qualities. And so you must have a very strong nervous system, and then you must be well prepared; you must be able to work a lot. ~ Anatoly Karpov

I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle. ~ Andrew Carnegie

I do not make any apologies for my manner or personality. I come from a long line of very strong, black African-American women who neither bend nor bow. I haven’t had very good modelling in submission. ~ Faye Wattleton

Belief is the most important thing in football. Not quality, running or being strong but belief, faith, and fight. ~ Mauricio Pochettino


I can’t gather around and talk about how much everybody in the room doesn’t believe in God. I just don’t – I don’t have the energy for that, and so I… Agnostic separates me from the conduct of atheists whether or not there is a strong overlap between the two categories, and at the end of the day, I’d rather not be any category at all. ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson

When the storms of life come, if they come to me personally, to my family or to the world, I want to be strong enough to stand and be a strength to somebody else, be a shelter for somebody else. ~ Anne Graham Lotz

Quality, affordable housing is a key element of a strong and secure Iowa. ~ Tom Vilsack

In the end, leadership comes down to consistency and strong, confident action upon which the team can rely – and this doesn’t mean imposing a bunch of rules. ~ Don Yaeger

For me, surfing is as close to a connection I can have with Mother Nature. To surf, you’re riding a pulse of energy from Mother Nature. And it’s strong. It’s real. It’s there. And you’re dancing with that. You’re connecting with that. You’re might be the only person in the history of the universe that connects with that particular pulse of energy. ~ Xavier Rudd

A lot of people have a strong work ethic because they want the lifestyle, or they want the money, but me, I have a hard work ethic because I love the game. ~ Kyle Kuzma

Love Hard Work Work Me Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life. ~ Nam June Paik

My philosophy is to be strong and work hard. ~ Shruti Haasan

Never assume, no matter how strong the temptation, that other people are low-life lying manipulators without a shred of human decency. ~ Dinesh D’Souza

If you are strong and fighting the weak, then if you kill your opponent then you are a scoundrel… if you let him kill you, then you are an idiot. ~ Martin Van Creveld

I long to speak out the intense inspiration that comes to me from the lives of strong women.~  Ruth Benedict

In Kurosawa’s films, the tragedy is that this strong man was crushed by corruption or mistrust at the end. ~ Claire Denis

It’s no secret that I’ve become known for my strong political views. ~ Carl Karcher

It is not strong who are dangerous to the world and to themselves. It is the weak and the inadequate who threaten – and sometimes destroy – mankind’s peace and prosperity. ~ Vernon Howard

We need to have business leaders who live by deep, strong principles. ~ Stephen Covey

I just think that it’s strong and it’s important that we recognize what the Christmas season is about; it’s about the birth of our Savior, and there’s a lot of pressure today to be politically correct, but people are realizing, too, that you have to be open to express your faith what you want to believe. ~ Joel Osteen

Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity.~ H. P. Lovecraft

The clothes were chosen for me as a child had a strong element of the Pre-Raphaelite, muted greens and ivories, dusty rose, what seems in retrospect an eccentric amount of black. ~ Joan Didion

Democrats fought to get health insurance for more Americans. Democrats fought for a strong consumer agency so big banks can’t cheat people. We fought, we won, and we improved the lives of millions of people – thank you, President Obama! ~ Elizabeth Warren

You And I believe we should strengthen unions which have formed the bedrock of a strong middle class. It should be easier to bargain collectively. That’s not only fair, it makes workers more productive, it strengthens our economy. ~ Hillary Clinton

I never won anything by myself. I was always strong because of the help that gave me extra strength to win. ~ Dan Gable

Men should be like Kleenex, soft, strong and disposable. ~ Cher Men

True security is based on people’s welfare – on a thriving economy, on strong public health and education programmes, and on a fundamental respect for our common humanity. Development, peace, disarmament, reconciliation and justice are not separate from security; they help to underpin it. ~ Ban Ki-moon

My father and I used to tussle about me becoming an actor. He’s from strong, Presbyterian Scottish working-class stock, and he used to sit me down and say, ‘You know, 99% of actors are out of work. You’ve been educated, so why do you want to spend your life pretending to be someone else when you could be your own man?’ ~ Tom Hiddleston

Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government. ~ Alexander Hamilton

Even I look at Google and think they have a strong academic culture. Elegant solutions to complex problems. ~ Mark Zuckerberg

The right of self-defence never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack is made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong. ~ James Monroe

However, there’s no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums. ~ David Bowie

Theme One of my core values is to help redefine what it means to be a strong and beautiful woman in the music and fashion worlds and to empower the wonderful things that make us unique. ~ Janelle Monae

There’s a certain darkness to Slipknot, but at the same time, there’s a very strong dose of positivity. Stone Sour is the same way. There’s a certain melancholy that comes with the slower stuff, but at the end of the day, there’s also that other side that is very positive. It’s all how you deliver.~ Corey Taylor

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground. ~ Pope Paul VI

Free enterprise has done more to lift people out of poverty, to help build a strong middle class, to help educate our kids, and to make our lives better than all the programs of government combined. ~ Mitt Romney

When I think about strong innovations in term of automation, robotics, cognitive computing, and artificial intelligence, they are coming a lot from the Philippines and from India as well. ~ Pierre Nanterme

I wasn’t real quick, and I wasn’t really strong. Some guys will just take off and it’s like, whoa. So I beat them with my mind and my fundamentals. ~ Larry Bird

Do not think of your faults, still less of other’s faults; look for what is good and strong, and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves, when their time comes. ~ John Ruskin

No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim. ~ Boris Pasternak

The roof cannot collapse when the value pillars of government and society are sound and strong.~  Gloria Macapagal

Strong convictions precede great actions. ~ James Freeman Clarke

I love that I can demonstrate that it’s OK to look and be strong. ~ Cynthia Erivo

You have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it. ~ Mitch Albom

Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind, but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh. ~ Martin Farquhar Tupper

I start every morning at 7 or 7:30 in the same place – my little office where it’s dark and cosy – with a cup of the same really strong black coffee. It’s my little cocoon. There’s no phone or fax or Internet. And no music. ~ John Grisham

I went very close to the edge, but it’s nice to have been strong enough to get through it. I’m lucky I had a family, a good husband, and my mom. People like that help balance you. When you’re feeling down and bad, it’s the people that love you who kind of sort your head out for you.~  Dolores O’Riordan

I’m focused now, definitely. I absolutely need to show everyone that I’m powerful and strong and can be graceful and artistic, too. ~ Aly Raisman

A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not to be done. ~ Marge Piercy

The best way to learn is by doing. The only way to build a strong work ethic is getting your hands dirty. ~ Alex Spanos

Some people have a mistaken idea that all thoughts disappear through meditation and we enter a state of blankness. There certainly are times of great tranquillity when concentration is strong and we have few, if any, thoughts. But other times, we can be flooded with memories, plans or random thinking. It’s important not to blame yourself. ~ Sharon Salzberg

In India, we kind of concentrate only on weight loss. I want to teach people that it is very important to be strong and fit, rather than just thin. ~ Bipasha Basu

Our foremost priority is the removal of poverty, hunger and malnutrition, disease and illiteracy. All social welfare programmes must be implemented efficiently. Agencies involved in the delivery of services should have a strong sense of duty and work in a transparent, corruption-free, time-bound and accountable manner. ~ Pratibha Patil

I think sometimes women who are supposed to be strong are also written as mean and vindictive.~ Yancy Butler

In Chicago, you have an absence of strong family units, and that absence gets filled by gangs. You have a failure in the school system, after-school programs and other social programs to help keep kids off the streets. Amnesty International speaks to that in some way, by keeping these issues in the forefront.~ Lupe Fiasco

Right when I finish a workout, I feel pretty sexy. Even though I’m sweaty and I don’t smell like a rose, I feel strong. It does a lot for me mentally and physically. ~ Sarah Shahi

If you read a lot of Chinese literature, there has always been very strong women figures – warriors, swordswomen – who defended honour and loyalty with the men. So, it’s not new to our culture – it’s always been very much a part of it. It’s good that now the Western audience would have a different image of the Chinese women. ~ Michelle Yeoh

I really care about this stuff, I care about movies, and you just have to be strong and don’t be stupid; freedom of choice is a big responsibility, and I’m lucky enough not to have to just take any movie to pay the rent, so there’s no need to be greedy. ~ Jonah Hill

Some people have strong opinions about women with short hair. They find it very masculine and severe. Others think it’s soft and feminine and makes your features stand out. It can be an Audrey Hepburn kind of thing.~  Morena Baccarin

From musicals to plays, I was part of all things theatrical all through my school life in Chandigarh, and this helped me develop a strong love for theatre and acting. Even during college, I was active in the theatre scene and even founded two theatre groups. ~ Ayushmann Khurrana

I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony. ~ Leni Riefenstahl

I grew up in a rough environment. You want to be strong and have your presence felt out there. That attitude reflects how people see you. ~ Mekhi Phifer

The young people of India will build a strong and powerful nation, a nation that is politically mature and economically strong, a nation whose people enjoy both a high quality of life as well as justice.~  Pranab Mukherjee

Our society finds truth too strong a medicine to digest undiluted. In its purest form, truth is not a polite tap on the shoulder. It is a howling reproach. ~ Ted Koppel

You have within you many strong and cruel enemies to overcome. You must know that there are still a thousand ties which you must break. No one can tell you what they are; only you can tell by looking at yourself and into your heart. ~ Johannes Tauler

You have to stand for the things that you believe in. You have to stay strong inside. ~ Sandi Toksvig

Creating more and better jobs is how you build a strong economy. ~ Karen Handel

I am interested in all aspects of filmmaking, so I have an opinion on every aspect, so sound design, score, cinematography, editing – all that stuff I have experience doing myself, so I had a very strong idea of what I wanted, and I got, for the most part, people that we’re able to articulate that idea, which was nice. ~ Jeff Baena

Everyone is a proponent of strong encryption. ~ Dorothy Denning

We stand strong together – as Americans – many cultures, races and faiths, but one nation under God. ~ Bob Taft

I never thought of Kim Basinger in terms of age. For me, she embodies woman with her subtleties and intricacies. She’s sensual and intellectually engaging, elegant with a very strong personal style. ~ Camilla Belle

I felt I ought not to be wasting time, and I hurried to graduate from high school to enrol at UCSD. I also hurried to finish college, to go on to higher studies. By the time I was in my teens, I had a strong sense of mission, wanting to discover something important or solve a major problem in biology or medicine. ~ Bruce Beutler

My mom was a professional fitness competitor, so I go into the gym with her. I train with my dad and mother. It’s embarrassing because she’s really strong. ~ Booboo Stewart

Girls need to be strong and know how to stand up for themselves. Definitely having friends is a big part of it, so that they can help you through that, and a strong family. ~ Jenna Boyd

I like strong female characters. I try to write them as role models for young girls.~  L. J. Smith Young

If a strong government finds that it can, with impunity, destroy a weak people, then the hour has struck for that weak people to appeal to the League of Nations to give its judgment in all freedom. God and history will remember your judgment. ~ Haile Selassie

We have before us the examples of the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. We must remember how long these required to achieve their union. When a solid foundation is laid, if the mason is able and his materials good, a strong house can be built. Haile Selassie Good Long Remember Foundation A cat is only itself, representative of the strong forces of life that won’t let go. ~ Charles Bukowski

Christians say God has been talking to them about something, it simply means they have a strong inner conviction or feeling that God has made His will known to them. ~ Billy Graham

Nothing is really typical of my efforts… I’m simply casting about for better ways to crystallise and capture certain strong impressions (involving the elements of time, the unknown, cause and effect, fear, scenic and architectural beauty, and other seemingly ill-assorted things) which persist in clamouring for expression.~ H. P. Lovecraft

A father-son relationship is strong, like no other teammates. You could be straightforward with one another. ~ Mario Andretti

Acting tough is all about developing an attitude and a persona that says, ‘Look at how great I am.’ But often, that tough exterior is meant to hide self-doubt. Mentally strong people invest more energy into working on their weaknesses rather than trying to cover them up. ~ Amy Morin

Unless children have a strong education and strong families and strong communities and decent housing, it’s not enough to go sit-in at a lunch counter. ~ Marian Wright Edelman

We don’t need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole.~ Vladimir Putin

It astonished me in the early Nineties to suddenly have musicians admit that they had been inspired and influenced by us. That meant a lot at that time. But of course, being human, the… disrespect isn’t even strong enough a word, is it? The opprobrium was painful. Being popular and hated is not satisfying. ~ Neil Peart

I grew up with all mothers, all women. I come from a long line of matriarchs, very strong women. ~ Erykah Badu

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. ~ Martha Graham

The little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised. ~ Victor Hugo

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause. ~ Victor Hugo

Build today, then strong and sure, With a firm and ample base; And ascending and secure. Shall tomorrow find its place? ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door. ~ Plutarch

I’ve always been the outsider. I’ve always been regarded as some extraordinarily dangerous figure. I’m none of those things! I’m just a middle-class boy from Kent who likes cricket and who happened to have a strong view about a supernational government from Brussels.~Nigel Farage

The strong man is strongest when alone.~ Friedrich Schiller

The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not to lose a single trait of her character. ~ Emma Goldman

True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

In my life I had no other choice than to become a strong person.~ Donatella Versace

I have a really strong opponent in Randy Orton. A former multi-time world champion. He’s held just about every title under the sun. And he’s done it all in a major way. He’s basically wreaked havoc and ran roughshod over the WWE for quite some time. Some people might forget that. ~ Roman Reigns

If you like small government you need to work hard at having a strong national defense that is not so militant. Personal liberty is the purpose of government, to protect liberty – not to run your personal life, not to run the economy, and not to pretend that we can tell the world how they ought to live. ~ Ron Paul

A strong and dedicated mentor can help a young woman get her foot in the door, get a promotion and get a raise. ~ Kirsten Gillibrand

Temptation, if it is not to conquer, must not fall like a bomb against another bomb of instantaneous moral explosions, but against the strong walls of an impregnable fortress strongly built up, stone by stone, beginning at that distant day when the foundations were first laid. ~ Maria Montessori

The American people voted for a president, Donald Trump, who’s very tough, very strong, very aggressive on terrorism, but at the same time smart. At the same time sophisticated. At the same time, heeding the wisdom of our founders who warned about entangling foreign engagement. ~ Stephen Miller

I believe I’m a unicorn. Unicorns are very magical and powerful and strong.~ Justine

I’ve been misunderstood when it comes to women. I’ve got a big heart and a little brain. But I love women being women; there’s something about their skin. I do love strong, independent women, but they are definitely complicated. ~ Travis

Always be courageous and strong, and don’t fear. ~ Gabby Douglas

My whole drive to be an actor was finding roles that I really believed represent modern women, the struggles that we deal with. Women who are strong and capable and in control of their own lives. ~ Reese Witherspoon

Every country needs a strong leader in order to progress. ~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan

It’s really amazing when you discover how strong you actually are and what you really can accomplish.~ Alexandra Daddario

I used to love wrestling Beth Phoenix, and I loved everything Beth Phoenix did in the ring because it was like, ‘Goodness. That beautiful woman is so strong.’~ Nikki Bella

Sometimes people with strong ideology, whether left-wing or right-wing, refuse to do something simply because they believe it is wrong, when doing it actually benefits them. For some people, it’s not just about money and political power.~ Ha-Joon Chang

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. ~ Carlos Castaneda

I had decided to become an actor, I did a lot of soul-searching to figure out how I could be different. What could I bring to the table that others or my father couldn’t have? That’s when I worked on my strong points, namely action and dancing. ~ Tiger Shroff

I wake up and think I look horrible. And sometimes I see a strong woman. ~ Irina Shayk

There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader. ~ Rudy Giuliani

I would like to say that I’m a walking poster board for feminism and women’s liberation, but there are things that I do in my life that deeply, deeply fall short of being a statement for being a strong woman. I am flawed as much as anyone else. ~ Viola Davis

If you’re a girl, you’re always Daddy’s little girl. You’re vulnerable, no matter how worldly or sophisticated or strong you’d become along the way. My dad Lionel let me know how proud he was, even as he kept me from being too big for my britches. ~ Donna Brazile

The quality of the writing, really. Simple as that. Beautiful words. It’s very nice as a singer to do great songs, which have wonderful lyrics and strong feelings underneath the song.~  Bryan Ferry

That’s what I love about baseball, that it gives the opportunity for every single guy to develop and play the game. There’s not a rule that you have to be 6 foot or you have to be really strong to play baseball or to become a good player. ~ Jose Altuve

Players that tend to respond to adversity the right way and triumph in the end are players with strong character. If you have enough guys like that in the clubhouse, you have an edge on the other team. ~ Theo Epstein

I’m lucky enough to be mentally strong, which I think is fundamental for a goalkeeper. ~ David de Gea

As we celebrate Labor Day, we honour the men and women who fought tirelessly for workers’ rights, which are so critical to our strong and successful labour force.~  Elizabeth Esty

Staying more controlled mentally stemmed from taking my fitness more seriously. When you’re doing track work, sprints and so on, it’s pretty painful, but that does make you feel better prepared and therefore mentally stronger when you’re going into a match. You know, without a doubt, that you are strong enough to last. ~ Andy Murray

Friendship’s the wine of life: but friendship new… is neither strong nor pure.~ Edward Young

I keep things moving along with a seriously loving, caring, and brilliant man, a fierce group of friends – and really strong coffee. ~ Wangechi Mutu

I struggled with feeling confident for a long time, but I think it’s important to be strong and not compromise for anyone or a relationship – I’m drawn to that.~ Hunter Hayes

Relationship Time Be Strong Feeling I started moving towards Serbia when I felt my country, Yugoslavia, was being taken away from me. My feeling of nationality was not as strong as those around me who were attaching themselves to these absurd new entities. ~ Emir Kusturica

I love about Sade other than her smooth and sultry voice is her willingness to be vulnerable. As a powerful, strong and beautiful woman of colour, she showed her delicate, passionate side in a world where most of us are putting on a brave face. I love how effortless her style was and how consistent that red lip was! ~ Wynter Gordon

Our educational system is like an automobile which has strong rear lights, brightly illuminating the past. But looking forward things are barely discernible.~ Hermann Oberth

I always say that non-violence is not the weapon of the weak. It is the weapon of the strong.  ~ Betty Williams

There were times when I tried to hide my muscles. When you’re a young girl, you hear, ‘You’re really strong,’ or, ‘You have really toned arms.’ In my head, it wasn’t something that should be said about a girl. It should be more, ‘You’re pretty.’ ~ Julie Ertz

I think of fitness as being about heart health and staying strong and agile. That actually makes me go to the gym. I used to hate it, and you couldn’t drag me there, but now I can’t stand it if I don’t go, which seems weird. ~ Sutton Foster

We’re in a world where masculinity, especially with these big spectacle movies, is often pushed by rippling six-packs and forcing an image down someone’s throat trying to prove masculinity. Whereas I think true masculinity comes from having a strong sense of self. ~ Theo James

In Colombia, women are a huge factor for reconciliation. I have seen many strong women advocating for negotiations. I remember when the paramilitary were active, there were women close to the paramilitary asking for negotiations. ~ Ingrid Betancourt

Those of my generation who grew up in the midst of the Cold War had a very, very strong awareness and very much were sort of influenced by the demonization of the Soviet Union, whether that was through the Cuban Missile Crisis or duck-and-cover, or any of those things that so affected us then. ~ Edward Zwick

I’m a strong person. I’m also very sassy and a little bit angsty sometimes.~  Ashley Tisdale

Some fine day, Democrats may figure out how to get on the right side of the value divide – how to define America as a place of the common good and not a playground of the strong. ~ Todd Gitlin

I don’t like asking people for things, so if I can do it myself, that’s the mindset I have. My dad is very much a do-it-yourself kind of person, so I had a strong sense of independence.~ Nathan Blecharczyk

This is what the European Union is all about. A strong market with a strong currency. ~ Mark Rutte

The panda is a funny, lovable animal, which defends its territory well. It’s strong but calm. It suits me perfectly. ~ Metta

For the state of our union to be strong, we need to place value in Americans.~ Patty Murray

During past years, like frightened children, we were afraid to eat the strong meat of human rights and instead sucked the milk of civil rights from the breasts of white liberals, black Uncle Toms, and Aunt Jemimas. ~ Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

I like to think that I represent myself as a strong woman, so to work with other strong women I find very inspiring. Annabelle Wallis Work Myself Women Woman We are convinced that universal health coverage, with strong primary care and essential financial protection, is the key to achieving the ambitious health targets of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and to avoiding impoverishment from exorbitant out-of-pocket health expenses. ~ Tedros Adhanom

My first job was in a nursing home – a terrible place in retrospect. It was in an old house, and the residents were so lonely. People rarely visited them. I only stayed there a couple of months, but it made a strong impression on me. ~ Kim Edwards

Strong men have sound ideas and the force to make these ideas effective. ~ Andrew Mellon

A strong work of art really leaves people speechless. They feel a little angry because they don’t understand it. ~ Michael Heizer

The Bundesliga is a strong league and a good place to go. One can only recommend the Bundesliga. ~ Toni Kroos

I have a very strong identity that connects me to Argentina and to Latin America, but at the same time, I have a deep connection to the music from the United States and music from Europe, too. ~ Gustavo Santaolalla

I like that I’m in shape but still look like a woman. I don’t feel like I’ve had to give up my femininity to be an athlete. I feel good about my body because I work hard every day, and I still look and carry myself as a woman – a strong woman. ~ Miesha Tate

My mother grew up strong. She was a charismatic leader among her peers, staging plays, organizing projects, raising money for charity; she was fiercely protective of her younger brother, with whom she shared a passion for jazz and rock and roll. ~ Anand Giridharadas

Money Our liquidity is fine. As a matter of fact, it’s better than fine. It’s strong.~ Kenneth Lay

Michael and I had great role models. Though his father has passed away, his parents had an amazingly strong marriage, as do mine. Both weathered really tough times. For us it has been normal to stay together through difficulties. We grew up witnessing that firsthand. ~ Tracy Pollan

If the nation is rich but people are poor, the country cannot be strong, and society will be unstable. ~ Zong Qinghou

If somebody is strong and showing good performances and perfect in the thing you are doing, there are people who want to disturb you. ~ Tina Maze

I’m a conservative Republican, small-business guy, married to same gal – love of my life – for 36 years. Strong family man, deacon at my church; I believe in America. I know government is not the answer; individual liberty and personal responsibility is the answer. ~ Randy Weber

I think you can judge from somebody’s actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there’s certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.~ George W. Bush

We are strong enough to bear the misfortunes of others. ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot, and all that we would not, see. ~ Samuel Johnson

My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise. ~ Richard M. Nixon

To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson Identity

There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard. ~ Washington Irving Jealousy

The Japanese had a very strong belief in Bushido, death before dishonour. They were fighting for their country; they were the aggressors in World War II. ~ Steven Spielberg

The answer to the problem of inequality is for the people who are fortunate enough to either have been gifted or deserved more to do everything they can to make the communities around them as strong as they possibly can. ~ Jordan Peterson

I’m proud of my body. I feel strong in my body. ~ Catriona Gray

I am extremely rebellious. I have this strong, defiant spirit. ~ Yoko Ono

I went on to write my next book, Working With Emotional Intelligence, I wanted to make a business case that the best performers were those people strong in these skills. ~ Daniel Goleman

We’re a pretty strong bunch, and we have pretty lofty goals. For us, the manager is very important in a lot of ways, but also, we have a job to do, and that’s to go out and win. ~ Megan Rapinoe

Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger. ~ Richard Bach

Narcissists – people with an inflated self-concept and a strong sense of uniqueness and superiority – seek attention and affirmation on Facebook. ~ Amy Morin

My father passed away after three years of a debilitating disease, which transformed a very strong and bright man into a real wreck. And that is hard. You have to get out of that stronger, if you can, which I was lucky to be able to. I was the eldest of the family, and I had to support my mother and help my brothers.~ Christine Lagarde

I’m a girly girl. I’m strong, but I’m very timid. Very dainty. ~ Lil’ Kim

The struggle between God and man breaks out in everyone, together with the longing for reconciliation… God does not love weak souls and flabby flesh. The spirit desires to wrestle with flesh which is strong and full of resistance. It is a carnivorous bird which is incessantly hungry; it eats flesh and, by assimilating it, makes it disappear. ~ Nikos Kazantzakis

I also get fed up with the fact that casting agents and directors have this impression of me as being frail and petite. I find it very patronizing. I’m quite beefy and strong. I was a gymnast in school and I have lots of muscles. ~ Helena Bonham Carter

When my job isn’t performing in a WWE ring, my job is to get back performing in that ring. When I’m hurt, all I have to do all day is get strong and get better. I’m a very dedicated physical therapy patient, and that helps a lot. ~ John Cena

I never minded giving my opinions. They are just opinions, and I had studied music and I had strong feelings. I was happy with my opinions to join all the other opinions. But you have to be prepared for what comes back, especially if you don’t agree with the dominant mythology. ~ Wynton Marsalis

I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flautist, the solo flute for Toscanini. ~ Francis Ford Coppola

What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself – life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose? ~ Willa Cather

I remember watching Margaret Cho with my grandmother on TV. She was my hero, not only because she was funny, but because she showed me that it’s okay to be yourself, that it’s okay to be a brash yellow girl and to be a strong and brave woman. ~ Awkwafina

Cut your arms and legs off, and you’re left with a trunk, which you need to be as strong as possible. It’s easier to push over someone who is tall and skinny than someone short and stocky. That’s why we work everything from the calves to the neck. ~ Anthony Joshua

My father was a great example of a strong and good man and Christian man, and my mother taught all my six sisters how to be young ladies and mothers and how to take care of your family. And so I think they were – they still are – great examples for all of us to their kids and to the world, too.  ~ Magic Johnson

There’s a great deal of scientific evidence that social connectedness is a very strong protector of emotional well-being, and I think there’s no question that social isolation has greatly increased in our culture in, say, the past 50 years, past 100 years. ~ Andrew Weil

The scent is very important. Strong fragrances suit some men, while citrus types suit others. I like my men to smell fresh and woody, but also like a man.~  Donatella Versace

As long as I can remember, I had a strong interest in fishing, and my parents, even though they had never fished or camped, took us on canoe camping trips in the wilderness of Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada, where I could fish to my heart’s content. ~ Henry Paulson

Being culturally ambiguous and having to deal with bullying made me strong and independent. ~ Shanina Shaik

People who are lonely and depressed are three to 10 times more likely to get sick and die prematurely than those who have a strong sense of love and community. I don’t know any other single factor that affects our health – for better and for worse – to such a strong degree. ~ Dean Ornish

Self-care is the number one solution to helping somebody else. If you are being good to yourself and your body and your psyche, that that serves other people better because you will grow strong enough to live someone else up. ~ Mary Lambert

I really connect to strong feminist writers that make their ideas accessible for the rest of the world. ~ Laura Harrier

Our position is extremely perilous; if we do not earnestly promote nationalism and weld together our four hundred million into a strong nation, we face a tragedy – the loss of our country and the destruction of our race. To ward off this danger, we must espouse nationalism and employ the national spirit to save the country. ~ Sun Yat-sen

Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome. ~ William Bligh

The strong should always permit the weak and aggrieved to talk, to bluster, and scold without taking offence; and if we had so acted, and exercised proper skill in the management of our affairs, Mexico and ourselves would, by this time, have quietly and peaceably settled all difficulties and been good friends. ~ John C. Calhoun

Where wages command labour, as in the non-slaveholding States, there necessarily takes place between labour and capital a conflict, which leads, in process of time, to disorder, anarchy, and revolution if not counteracted by some appropriate and strong constitutional provision. Such is not the case in the slaveholding States. ~ John C. Calhoun

In the pain, the agony, and the heroic endeavours of life, we pass through a refiner’s fire, and the insignificant and the unimportant in our lives can melt away like dross and make our faith bright, intact, and strong. ~ James E. Faust

Life Faith Fire Pain I think for me, or for anyone who plays the quarterback position, it’s almost an unspoken word when you think about leadership. Some guys can be a leader and be a running back or a lineman, or wide receiver, strong safety, or linebacker. But when you speak of quarterbacks, it’s automatically a default that you’re supposed to be a leader. ~ Cam Newton

Nuclear power is here to stay, and we need to support a strong domestic uranium industry.~  Michael C. Burgess

My dad studies and practices homoeopathy and Ayurveda medicine. He’s a strong believer in both honey and milk as forms of healing. Honey is the one food that does not die. It does not expire. Growing up, he’d always be mixing up almonds or turmeric or gram flour with milk to cure a cough or a cold. ~ Rupi Kaur

Women are strong now. Women are dominating the charts, and women are doing it for themselves. We’re kicking butt and taking no prisoners. ~ Patti LaBelle

There used to be a strong belief that if you wanted to know what was really going on in a country, the best thing to do was to go there and ask a taxi driver.~  Michael Korda

Nicki Minaj is a very strong woman who knows exactly what she wants. As an artist, I understand her, and I could see how she could be misunderstood by a lot of people, but she is really passionate about her art, and that’s something I really admire about her. ~ Bebe Rexha

Maybe ‘loner’ is too strong a word, but I’ve always enjoyed being on my own. ~ George

Often, as a young actress, you find yourself being the only girl in a room full of men… and one of the reasons why I like ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ is because they have such strong female characters and the women really drive this show. ~ Rachael Taylor

Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class. ~ Annie Besant

Many men admire strong women, but they don’t love them. ~ Elsa Schiaparelli

Well, my thoughts on American swimming are that our prospects look favourable, but we may not have as strong a showing in the gold medal count as in previous Olympics. But I am not coaching. ~ Mark Spitz

A healthy environment, a strong economy and energy independent America – that would be the purpose of my presidency, is breaking the stranglehold that people enjoy on fossil fuels who hate our guts.~ Lindsey Graham

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that’s the way to bet. ~ Damon Runyon

I was lucky in my early years to play for a Karnataka team that was trying to forge itself into a strong side, and they were years of fun and learning. In the Indian team, I was fortunate to be part of a wonderful era when India played some of its finest cricket at home and abroad. ~ Rahul Dravid

‘The Chase’ is such a strong format and so simple to follow. The best quiz show formats are the simplest. ~ Bradley Walsh

Emotionally, I depend only on myself. My strong belief in the Almighty carries me. ~ Mohammad Azharuddin

We have very strong environmental laws in the United States and elsewhere around the world. The problem is that they’re seldom enforced. ~ Robert Kennedy, Jr.

There’s how, basically, Son Goku from ‘Dragon Ball’ doesn’t fight for the sake of others but because he wants to fight against strong guys. So once ‘Dragon Ball’ got animated, at any rate, I’ve always been dissatisfied with the ‘righteous hero’-type portrayal they gave him. ~ Akira Toriyama

To keep farmers on the farm we must maintain a strong farm safety net, but we will also have to build a thriving companion economy to compliment production agriculture in rural America. ~ Tom Vilsack

America As a member of the House Pro-Choice Caucus and a strong defender of a woman’s right to choose, my bottom line here is this: women have a constitutional right to access abortion.~ Seth Moulton

Choose For me, collages manage to – it satisfies all of my madness like I’m able to make these obsessive things, but then I’m also able to make these very strong statements. I don’t know what they mean to other people, but in my mind, they have a very strong particular resonance; there’s a sort of power. ~ Wangechi Mutu

I never sat down and said, ‘I’m going to write historical fiction with strong romantic elements.’ It was just the way the stories went.~  Lauren Willig 

As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that’s not a happy thing – I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that’s the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It’s worth it. ~ Bjorn Borg

But to do this kind of work, you have to be very strong, otherwise, you lose your personality, your identity. ~ Claudia Cardinale

Blending consensus historical events and personages with imaginary occult forces is a strong recipe for counterfactual storytelling goodness that combines the best of two worlds: resonant history with wild-eyed fantasy. ~ Paul Di Filippo

I think maybe my mom thought that Katharine Hepburn would be a good role model of, like, a strong, smart, independent woman. Maybe she steered me in that direction. You know, because she was really so ahead of her time. ~ Gillian Jacobs

I want to show how strong I am from my roots. ~ Edward James Olmos

The 20th-century ulcer epidemic was a sign of good health in American people – good diet, strong acidity and healthy immune response actually make ulcers more likely. That’s why businessmen eating giant T-bone steaks were prone to ulcers. ~ Barry Marshall

I want to be strong because you believe in me. You have to trust me. I give my knowledge to you. That is my philosophy. ~ Claudio Ranieri

One of my goals is to have this incredible body. I want to be strong, to be ripped. ~ Adrienne Bailon

I had any advice for my 16-year-old self, it would just be to stay strong, because acting is not an easy lifestyle, especially when you are starting out. That being said, it definitely makes it all worth it when it does happen. ~ Melissa Benoist

There is nothing wrong with listening. You can listen to people; you can hear people’s concerns. You can keep an open mind and still be perfectly strong. ~ Bill de Blasio

The prince in ‘The Leopard’ was a very complex character – at times autocratic, rude, strong – at times romantic, good, understanding – and sometimes even stupid, and above all, mysterious. ~ Luchino Visconti

When I was 19 or 20 and doing my thing, I can’t sit here and say I had this strong political agenda – I was literally just being myself. ~ Boy George

 If photographers are responsible for creating or reflecting an image of women in society, then, I must say, there is only one way for the future, and this is to define women as strong and independent. This should be the responsibility of photographers today: to free women, and finally everyone, from the terror of youth and perfection. ~ Peter Lindbergh

Latina for me is also being a strong woman. ~ Natalie Martinez

 I like a strong male, a strong man. I like strong men. ~ Stacey Dash

The things I connected with Zurich about were that he is a selfless person; he wants the best for everybody. He wants to see everybody win. And he’s a strong person. A lot of the time, he doesn’t wear his emotions on his sleeve because he wants to stay strong for his line brothers, his family, his mom, everybody. I feel like I can relate to that. ~ Trevor Jackson

Priyanka Chopra – I have actually adored her since I was 10, maybe, when she became Miss India. She’s just super strong, and I crush on all strong women! ~ Bhumi Pednekar

 Rwanda really did take very strong steps towards development. I mean, this place is unrecognizable. There’s very good management of economy and resources – it’s a success story, and that’s great.~ Mo Ibrahim

 If the prospect of a bad result gets the heart racing – a plane crash, a terrible disease, a loss of 30 per cent of your portfolio – most people will take strong steps to avoid it. They will pay too little attention to a comforting thought, which is that worst-case scenarios usually don’t come to fruition. ~ Cass Sunstein

I remember as a young man seeing these bigger-than-life, strong images of black manhood in the form of Jim Brown and Fred Williamson, Jim Kelly, Billy Dee Williams. All these guys were these alpha males who were smart, attractive. I said, ‘Wow, I want to be like that.’ ~ Michael Jai

We are strong supporters of First Amendment rights, and we believe free speech is a two-way street. While anyone is free to be an anti-Muslim bigot, on-campus or off, CAIR is free to challenge their bigotry by speaking out against the promotion of hatred and intolerance. ~ Ibrahim Hooper

I’m strong, I’m tough, I still wear my eyeliner. ~ Lisa Leslie

Managers forget what it was like to be an employee and the qualities important for managers to have. Also, managers need to maintain strong relationships with the people they manage. ~ Curt Coffman

Lynda Carter played Wonder Woman and was one of the first female superheroes. It gives me more of an encouragement that we can be strong and can do whatever a guy can do. ~ Thuy Trang

One of my favourite actresses is Kate Winslet. She plays strong female characters and seems like she has a strong political awareness. I really like Naomi Watts and Juliette Lewis. ~ Emily Perkins

If you are strong, and you are fighting the weak for any period of time, you are going to become weak yourself. If you behave like a coward, then you are going to become cowardly – it’s only a question of time.~ Martin Van Creveld

I found it possible to observe at least the superficial capillaries of muscles both in the frog and in mammals through a binocular microscope, using strong reflected light as a source of illumination. Resting muscles observed in this way are usually quite pale, and the microscope reveals only a few capillaries at fairly regular intervals. ~August Krogh

On the contrary, I’m a strong believer in the necessity of imperfection coming into the film. ~ Walter Salles

I feel like a good mom. I’m a strong woman now… Don’t look down on me. Pray for me because I’m trying. ~ Fantasia Barrino

It’s a grim business, this being funny. Every time you come up with a strong, satiric idea, the world tops it.~ Del Close

When you have a big family, certainly with strong personalities, you feel like you have to fall into a role, and I didn’t want to be the little sister or the daughter, because that’s who you become as an adult.~ Erin Foster

Many people have strong views on McDonald’s. Steve Easterbrook People McDonald Many Views Without strong encryption, you will be spied on systematically by lots of people. ~ Whitfield Diffie

My parents are bedrock. And I have three complex, strong, and funny sisters who inspire and sustain me. ~ Christina Baker Kline

I was not very strong growing up, and my uncle used to look at me, like, ‘This kid is not growing up, he is growing tall but he can be broken like a banana.’ The banana in Congo is called ‘Dikembe.’ So my uncle starts calling me, ‘Dikembe, Dikembe, look at you Dikembe, you cannot even stand up.’ It took a long time for me to walk. ~ Dikembe Mutombo

I don’t run the triathlons anymore like I used to. I do leg work on the machines and do the bike. I’m not as strong as I used to be, but I’m still good. ~ Pat Bowlen 

I think that white women are more apt to read laterally. So I think there’s some strong identification for women, and their political and social positions, and minorities. I think that the political power of, let’s say, the average Indian man and a white woman are pretty equal. ~ Sherman Alexie

Power I’m not going to get any taller, so I might as well get as strong and lean as I possibly can be. ~ Mike Daniels

President Clinton’s record of advocating for the middle class and creating millions of new jobs and opportunity for Americans is second to none. I’m looking forward to campaigning with him and talking about how we keep New Hampshire moving forward and build a strong, innovative economy with the best workforce in the country. ~ Maggie Hassan

I think the key to beautiful, frizz-free curls in the summer is to keep hair healthy. It’s really the strength of your hair that causes frizz, not humidity, so it’s really important to me that I keep my curls strong and moisturized to protect my hair from breakage and frizz. It definitely gives my whole summer look a new life! ~ Jillian Hervey


There are very few dance companies in the world and you have to be phenomenal. You have to not be injured. You have to have a really strong mind to deal with the dance world. People who can do it are amazing to me. You cannot have a life outside of dance. ~ Neve Campbell

Trauma creates one of four types of people: victims, rescuers, or perps – and if you’re really lucky and really strong and very willing and brave, survivors.~ Allison Anders

There are differences in the world community. But we have a common interest in a strong multilateral system. ~ Joschka Fischer

Everything depends on a good job – strong families, strong communities, the pursuit of the American dream, and a tax base to support schools for our kids and services for our seniors. ~ Bob Taft

The glory of the old Irish nation, which in our hour will grow young and strong again. Should we fail, the country will not be worth more than it is now. The sword of famine is less sparing than the bayonet of the soldier. ~ Thomas Francis Meagher

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Veterans Day Quotes & Sayings

Veterans Day is a day to respect the person who served and who have the fortune of returning home. We ought to respect America’s veterans every year. November 11th is a national day to perceive the penances of our country’s saints. Here are some enthusiastic Veterans Day Quotes to help say thank you to our America’s military, over a wide span of time.

Veterans Day Quotes

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.~ Arthur Ashe

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. ~ Douglas MacArthur

Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death. ~ Sun Tzu

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. ~ Douglas MacArthur

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. ~ Alexander Hamilton

The only thing that makes battle psychologically tolerable is the brotherhood among soldiers. You need each other to get by. ~ Sebastian Junger

The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment. ~ Judd Gregg

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfil our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free. ~ Dan Lipinski

But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. ~ Nick Lampson

A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart. ~ Hercules

Honour to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honour, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause. ~ Abraham Lincoln

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. ~ Joseph Campbell

America’s veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago. ~ Steve Buyer

The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. ~ Patrick Henry

In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it ~ Barack Obama

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfil our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free. ~ Dan Lipinski

My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place — police, firefighters, and members of our armed forces. ~ Sidney Sheldon

The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude. ~ Jeff Miller

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.~ Cynthia Ozick

America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.  ~ John Doolittle

American without her soldiers would be like God without his angels. ~ Claudia Pemberton

This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~ Elmer Davis

In valour there is hope. ~ Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Better than honour and glory, and History’s iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men. ~ Richard Watson Gilder

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~ Maya Angelou

The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. ~ Thucydides

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Honouring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day. ~ Charles B. Rangel

Never was so much owed by so many to so few ~ Winston Churchill

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

Soldiers, when committed to a task, can’t compromise. It’s unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it’s been done.~ John Keegan

 The valour and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect. ~ Bill Frist

I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me. ~ Giuseppe Garibaldi

Because all of us believe and understand in the fabric of the common bond of why we call ourselves American is to care for the men and women who wear the uniform; and when they take off the uniform, we care for them when they are veterans. ~ Steve Buyer

Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole. ~ Bernard Law Montgomery

When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon. ~ Horatio Nelson

While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honouring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms. ~ Randy Neugebauer

 I go where the sound of thunder is. ~ Alfred M. Gray

As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear – we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but we will also question their policies when they shortchange veterans and military retirees.~ Solomon Ortiz

We owe our World War II veterans – and all our veterans – a debt we can never fully repay. ~ Doc Hastings

The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them because they’re protecting us. ~ Tom Clancy

Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought. ~ Henry Waxman

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfil another. ~ George Eliot

In war, the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one. ~ H. L. Mencken

It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. ~ Norman Schwarzkopf

A few honest men are better than numbers. ~ Oliver Cromwell

Spending time with America’s soldiers is always inspiring. ~ John Boehner

America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world. ~ John Doolittle

The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.~ Charles Spurgeon

 I’m trying to raise the awareness of the troops that, when they deploy and go to war, it’s not just them at war – it’s also their family. Their family is having to go through all the hardships and the stresses. ~ Chris Kyle

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honour scorns to compromise with death – that is heroism. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

The thing is this: You got to have fun while you’re fightin’ for freedom, ’cause you don’t always win. ~ Molly Ivins

Well, look at what people are doing for returned veterans now. The wounded warriors. They’re working hard to make the wounded veterans feel that they are loved and welcomed home, unlike Vietnam. It was not a very kind, gentle world then. I think we are kinder and gentler. ~ Barbara Bush

Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth. ~ Henrik Ibsen

Honouring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day. ~ Charles B. Rangel

I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honour. ~ Ira Hayes

Tragically, the effort to make America and the world safer and to defend freedom around the world is not without an enormous cost to this Nation in terms primarily of lost lives and those who bear the scars and the wounds of war, and their families who must bear these losses. ~  John Warner

Courage in danger is half the battle. ~ Plautus Courage

Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world. ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 America’s trying to do the best for its veterans.~ R. Lee Ermey

Our soldiers have nobly fought to protect freedom since our country’s birth, and have fought to protect those that could not protect themselves, even in foreign lands when called upon. ~ John Linder

Freedom Country Soldiers Birth The precondition to freedom is security. ~ Rand Beers 



True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. ~ Arthur Ashe

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. ~ Douglas MacArthur

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. ~ Douglas MacArthur

Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death. ~ Sun Tzu

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. ~ Alexander Hamilton

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived. ~ George S. Patton

The only thing that makes battle psychologically tolerable is the brotherhood among soldiers. You need each other to get by. ~ Sebastian Junger

The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment. ~ Judd Gregg

But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. ~ Nick Lampson

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfil our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free. ~ Dan Lipinski

Veterans Day Sayings

To all who have put their lives on the line in defence of the flat, thank you.

To our men and women in uniform, past, present, and future, God bless you and thank you.

For the veteran, thank you for bravely doing what you’re called to do so we can safely do what we’re free to do.

America must never forget your sacrifices.

Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it… it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.

To those in uniform serving today and to those who have served in the past, we honour you today and every day.

Home of the free because of the brave.

If you want to thank a soldier, be the kind of American worth fighting for.

Freedom is never free.

Veterans Day Sayings


For your bravery, hard work, and dedication to our country, we thank you.

Fed Up Quotes and Sayings

Why does a person get fed up? When does a person get fed up? How can it be reduced? These are such a significant number of inquiries looked by individuals consistently. Fed up turned into a most common quote in the present life. Barely any individuals truly get exhausted, while few individuals attempt a ton and a great deal and after that get tired and surrender the work. Getting exhausted is very normal.

Fed Up Quotes and Sayings

People are fed up with seeing the same thing over and over. They want a qualitative change. ~ Amitabh Bachchan

Whenever I get fed up with life I love to go wandering in nature. ~ Andrea Arnold

I started coming to the U.S., they were offering me only the typical stereotypical roles: the drugged, the criminal, the gang member, or in the best-case scenario, the gardener or the cook. I was fed up with all these roles that were always the same. And I promised I would try to change the image of Latinos in Hollywood. ~ Eugenio Derbez

We believe only in deeds and acts and not in declarations. We are fed up with all those declarations, promises. ~ Ariel Sharon

One way to define spiritual life is getting so tired and fed up with yourself you go on to something better, which is following Jesus. ~ Eugene H. Peterson

We ain’t meant to survive, ’cause it’s set up, And even though you’re fed up, Huh, ya got to keep your head up. ~ Tupac Shakur

I just got so fed up with the bad vibes. I didn’t care if it was the Beatles; I was getting out. ~ George Harrison

The brunette phase just came about because I was fed up with this ‘Blonde Angel Image’. The rebel in me demanded a new colour. ~ Magdalena Neuner

 Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionality.~  Bill O’Reilly

 I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. ~ George McGovern

To be honest with you, I get a little fed up with actors who act crazy to make themselves more interesting. ~ George Eads

The people are fed up with the political class.~  Carly Fiorina

The only time I ever really consider retiring is when I get fed up with the press. Which is often.~ Marianne Faithfull

The first time I cut all my hair off was when I was 19. I just got fed up going to the salon every week. I’d had enough! On a whim, it was off. It’s low-maintenance.~ Lupita Nyong’o

The American record company Geffen got so fed up with me that they said they weren’t going to release my fourth record unless I gave it some title. So it was called ‘Security’ in America, and it had no title everywhere else in the world.~  Peter Gabriel

I get so fed up with the making of an album taking over my life – it’s all I can think about or talk about. You find yourself in a rut and lacking inspiration and it’s hard to get out of that because I’m working alone in the studio.~ Imogen Heap

They’re naughty, all those writers – they mess around with people. I know James Gandolfini got a bit fed up on ‘The Sopranos’: if he said anything in front of a writer, told them a story from his life, it could make its way into the script.~ Kelly Macdonald

Honestly, sometimes I get really fed up of my subconscious – it’s like it’s got a mind of its own. ~ Alexei Sayle

I like to joke that I probably hold the world record for rejection letters. Yes, the truth is that I was fed up of being rejected repeatedly, and self-publication was an act of defiance at traditional publishing. But life works in strange ways.~ Ashwin Sanghi

 Brexit was not a coup. Far from it. In the eyes of most analysts, it was a clear sign that people are frustrated and fed up with the status quo; this is particularly the case with independent voters. ~ Fabrizio Moreira

I’m fed up with the idiots… the ever-widening gap between people who know how to make movies and the people who green-light the movies. ~ Sean Connery

I’m fed up with being bossed around. ~ David Hockney

I am fed up with a system which busts the pot smoker and lets the big dope racketeer go free. ~ George McGovern

I got fed up of listening to bollocks. ~ Jeremy Paxman

I’m not at all fed up with British films, but I am fed up with playing upper-class people. ~ Kristin Scott Thomas

Would I have voted to leave the European Union? Yes, I would. My theory there is that Britain was fed up having won two World Wars against the Germans and had reached the boiling and breaking point of being told where to live and what to do by a bunch of bureaucrats in Belgium. It was out of that frustration that the vote to leave was made.~ Robin Leach

I understand why so many Americans are fed up with government. The 112th Congress was almost universally derided as the worst ever. It was the most polarized body since the end of Reconstruction, according to one study, and I grew embarrassed by its partisan bickering, inactivity, and refusal to address the vital challenges facing America.~ Olympia Snowe

I also get fed up with the fact that casting agents and directors have this impression of me as being frail and petite. I find it very patronizing. I’m quite beefy and strong. I was a gymnast in school and I have lots of muscles. ~ Helena Bonham Carter

I went through two pretty dark years being fed up with the system and frustrated with my own party after two disastrous elections in 2006 and 2008. ~ Jim DeMint

Our citizens are tired of big government raising their taxes and cooking up new ways to micromanage their lives, our citizens are tired of the big government killing jobs with their do-gooder policies. In short, the people are Fed Up! ~ Rick Perry

 I got fed up with academia and decided I would rather be a carpenter.~ Geoffrey Hinton

I got to the point where I was fed up with so many people telling me how and who I was supposed to be. ~ Estelle

We were so fed up with how we had to be the stereotypical girl who looks perfect in the music video: she’s coming out of the water in a bikini with her long tan legs. Not all of us are that girl. ~ Maddie Marlow


I got fed up with the human race, really. I got a very negative feeling about human potentials. And for a while, I thought I might write a book without any human beings in it whatsoever.~ Michel Faber

It’s hard to legislate what people eat. People are getting fed up with being told what they can and can’t do. It boils down to personal responsibility. People need to read labels, do their research and act accordingly. ~ Tom Douglas

There were always questions about my parents; I got so fed up with that. ~ Charlotte Gainsbourg

If journalists ask you again and again about the same bands, you’ll end up saying you hate them just because you’re so fed up with being asked all those stupid questions. ~ Billie Joe Armstrong

Weeks go by, and I don’t paint until finally, I can’t stand it any longer. I get fed up. I almost don’t want to talk about it, because I don’t want to become self-conscious about it, but perhaps I create these little crises as a kind of a secret strategy to push myself.~ Gerhard Richter

The truth is Floridians and Montanans have more in common than you might think. Both are fed up with partisan gridlock in D.C., and look to their state leaders to find common ground, pursue compromise, and move forward solutions that improve the health of their economy, their communities and their residents. ~ Steve Bullock

The people of Alabama are fed up. They are tired of politicians who lie to them, and they are sick of elected officials who’ve been in Washington so long they’ve forgotten why they ran in the first place. ~ Luther Strange

I think at some point there may be artists who will get fed up, and they deliberately want to use their art as a means to rock the waves a little bit. And instead of doing the status quo, they’ll deliberately go out to really make a change. I think Kendrick Lamar is an example of that. ~Ali Shaheed Muhammad



It wasn’t until I started to do ‘Poison River’ that the readership started falling. ‘Poison River’ started out very slowly and simply, but then it got really dense and complicated. I don’t know, I think the readers just got fed up or burned out. They started dropping off. ~ Gilbert Hernandez

Rock helps me communicate directly with the people because rock doesn’t lie, and people are fed up with lying politicians. ~ Amado Boudou

I was very restless. I really wanted to be a part of a kind of a progressive society. I was fed up with these Communist doctrines and you were hassled all the time with members of the Party committee who were KGB, what you have to do, wherein the West you can go or not go. ~ Mikhail Baryshnikov

I get quite fed up being on a film set day after day, six days a week. It can get to be a grind. ~ Josh Hartnett

The cutthroat avenues of rock ‘n’ roll, I am fed up with. I don’t want anything to do with it. ~Neil Young

Many, many years ago, I stood on the stage and told bad jokes and did Sophie Tucker as an impersonation, and nobody looked up; and suddenly, I looked down and said, ‘Sir, I’m getting fed up with you. Either you watch, or I’m going to suck your neck,’ or words to that effect, and suddenly people started to laugh.~ Don Rickles

I hate nightclubs, and I get fed up very quickly in crowded rooms. I enjoy being around people I know. ~ Hozier

 I got completely fed up with that Hollywood blockbuster mentality. I couldn’t take it seriously any longer. ~ Patrick Swayze

A lot of people have been overexposed. Where people are fed up. I pray that that never happens with me. ~ Michael Jackson

 People are fed up with the way things are. There is a lot of bitterness out there, a lot of anger about a lack of jobs and concerns for the next generation. ~ Gary Lineker

When I initially moved to the city, I had to stay in hotels for almost two years. I was fed up of that life, and it was then that I decided that I wanted a home in the city, so I shifted base permanently. ~ Rakul Preet Singh

I raced supremely well. I felt I was as well fitted to do it as I had ever been, and as perhaps I might ever be. I went climbing three weeks before because I was feeling fed up with running. ~ Roger Bannister

I myself am sometimes fed up with Hatta’s policies. Hatta and I sometimes bug each other, but omitting Hatta from the Proclamation Text… that is the action of a coward! ~ Sukarno

The people are fed up with their elected officials playing the blame game and treating their political counterparts as enemies. ~ Carl Lewis

I get fed up with plots that are driven by someone constantly getting information on a computer. ~ Liam Neeson

I was the guy who makes you scrub the latrine, the guy who makes you make your bed, the guy who screams at you for being late to work. The job requires you to be a mean, tough person. And I was fed up with it. I promised myself that if I ever got away from it, it wasn’t going to be that way any more. ~ Bob Ross

I left school at sixteen – I was fed up and restless. The only thing that interested me at school was English language and literature, but I didn’t have Latin, and so couldn’t go on to university. So I went to a few drama schools, not studying seriously; I was mostly in love at the time and tied up with that. ~ Harold Pinter

I got too fed up with films that didn’t make you think. I liked the idea of one that you’d have to be dancing around with. I like my mind to be engaged when I watch a film. ~ Guy Ritchie

‘Old Town Road’ came after a period of feeling like I was out of options. I was living with my sister. She was pretty much fed up with me being there. ~ Lil Nas X

Americans are fed up with how things are going in the country right now. They see more job losses, rising debt and plummeting home sales. They feel let down by a government that passes one 2,000-page, trillion-dollar law after another instead of focusing on addressing the problems Americans worry about every day. ~ Phil Gingrey

People were fed up with reality shows about midgets getting married and weird Jerry Springer talk shows. There had been a real dry spell of intelligent family-oriented viewing: the type of program that Mom, Dad and the kids can all watch together. With ‘Lost,’ there are just so many characters for people to invest in. ~ Evangeline Lilly

I think people are justifiably fed up of hearing migration talked about at the E.U. level but not seeing anything happen in practice. ~ Sebastian Kurz

Most people are fed up to the back teeth with the never-ending wrangle over Brexit. All they want is for a competent government to get on with it and deliver a great deal for everyone in the U.K. ~ Anna Soubry

I’ve done enough for a while and people get fed up of seeing you, but apart from that, although I’m young, I need a bit of rest. You could say I have become a house husband. It’s not a new man thing, it’s just largely a boring man who doesn’t mind staying in the house thing. ~ James McAvoy

I remember being 18 and being fed up with everything – fed up with society, fed up with the political system, fed up with myself – and then you kind of go, ‘Actually, this voting thing is amazing,’ because you have a chance to change it, right? ~ Cillian Murphy

 I think people in Botswana are pleased that my books paint a positive picture of their lives and portray the country as being very special. They’ve made a great success of their country, and the people are fed up with the constant reporting of only the problems and poverty of the continent. They welcome something which puts the positive side. ~ Alexander McCall Smith

I saw ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel.’ I liked it. I saw ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ and I could see why young girls like it. But it dropped off like crazy in the second weekend. I liked ‘Fed Up’ – I love documentaries. I go to a lot of documentaries. ~ Rob Reiner

The thing about innovation is, where do you stop? There are movements across the world where people are asking restaurateurs to bring back the regular plate. So, yes, we are fed up of drinking out of shoes and eating out of hats.~ Ranveer Brar

 I’m moving to a point that I’m fed up with the N.C.A.A. dictation. ~ Brian Bosworth

I am utterly fed up with the respect we have been brainwashed into bestowing upon religion.~ Richard Dawkins

People are fed up with the career politicians who created this mess or failed to prevent it and neither was acceptable, and the only way we could change that was by sending a different type of person to Washington. ~ Ted Yoho

I just think people are fed up with people who are career politicians who don’t stand for anything. ~ Carlos Beruff

I didn’t want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn’t want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs. ~ Lionel Blue

To those portions of the electorate fed up with politics, as usual, Mr Trump’s willingness to say just about anything and to improvise as he goes seems more refreshing and trustworthy than disqualifying. ~ Anand Giridharadas

People are fed up with something when it becomes more and more popular. ~ Jean Paul Gaultier

People are fed up with the various camps, they want to unite. ~ Naftali Bennett

 I just get so fed up with seeing the same things written about me. If I see the words ‘ice queen’ attached to me, I feel like banging my head against the wall. There’s this perception that I can only be in a film if I have a glass of champagne in my hand and a stately home in the background. ~ Kristin Scott Thomas

Graham Greene Quote



The only time I ever really consider retiring is when I get fed up with the press. Which is often. ~ Marianne

People are fed up of formula films, and we are getting new space to experiment. ~ Rishi Kapoor

In the ’90s action pictures were all the rage. As a woman, I was fed up with them and I initially thought that the script was just another action film dressed up as a period piece.~ Madeleine Stowe

 Occasionally I get fed up, going to visit a factory, when I am being shown around by the chairman, who clearly hasn’t got a clue, and I try to get hold of the factory manager, but I can’t because the chairman wants to make sure he’s the one in all the photographs. ~ Prince Philip

I believe the people of Arizona and the people of America are fed up with the federal government. The bottom line is, is that they need to secure our borders. And in regards to Senate Bill 1070, what a disappointment! It hasn’t been divisive; it has united Arizona! It has united America! ~ Jan Brewer

Every university in America teaches ‘Clockwork Orange.’ I get fed up with it. ~ Malcolm McDowell

After writing for TV for a while, I got sort of fed up with all of the cancellations and the volatility in that industry. Also, you’re always writing for someone else’s character and story, and I really wanted to develop my own. ~ Kristin Gore

Washington politicians should not be treated any differently than any other American. That’s what people are fed up with. ~ Jason T. Smith

The hard part that I didn’t like about recruiting in college was, there were so many regulations. So many rules. It was so many layers to it in the recruiting that I just got fed up with it. ~ David Fizdale

The Gaza leadership is stuck in its rhetoric of revolution and resistance. But the people are fed up with their leadership.~ Isaac Herzog

And, in some ways, I like travelling, in other ways I’m sort of fed up by the whole notion. ~ Joe Sacco

You get fed up watching shows with not much care and love, reality programmes where they put people in a house for a fortnight and film them doing everything, or where participants arrive after lunch and do the programme at six. ~ Ronnie Corbett

When you’re a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx, you don’t get fed up too easily. ~ Daniel Libeskind

Honestly, sometimes I get really fed up of my subconscious – it’s like it’s got a mind of its own. ~ Alexei Sayle

People are fed up with the politics where candidates just rip each other apart and then the voters lose in the end because no one really knows what anybody stands for.~ Dennis Kucinich

 I have to have everything. I have to have iPads. I’ve had I think every generation of iPod. I’ve had all the consoles at least once; I’ve had some of them twice. I get them and get fed up with them and get rid of them. ~ Kristian Nairn

People acquire a dog, don’t understand it, can’t train it, get fed up, and… offer it for adoption, hoping to pass on the problem to somebody else. But nobody wants a problem dog. ~ Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

People are fed up with broadcasters pushing the boundaries too far. ~ Tim Pigott-Smith

I’m personally fed up with people seeing women and girls cast as victims.~ Jane Goldman

 I’ve always looked at famous actors and hope that once they get a part that they have success in, they would reprise it every few years in the way a pop singer will reprise their hits. Like Bob Dylan singing ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’ until he’s fed up with it, finding different ways of doing it. ~ Mark Rylance

The Pentagon got fed up with its recruits getting ripped off by payday lenders and in 2007 got Congress to make it illegal to extend such loans to members of the military. But civilians remain fair game. ~ Timothy Noah 

I’m fed up with democracy. In a democracy, people vote for the mayors. I wanted to build a city where I will choose the citizens. ~ Emir Kusturica

We are fed up with complaints that Mexico is stealing jobs from U.S. manufacturing. We are part of the solution that has maintained competitiveness for the U.S. versus China. ~ Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal

We here in Egypt are fed up with U.S. colonialism. ~ Nawal El Saadawi

I was fed up with being just plain Jane. ~ Jayne Meadows

Americans are fed up with these mandatory census surveys, and they’re asking us to stop the harassment. ~ Jeff Duncan

Stop Us Harassment Up Obama’s gift for delivering set-piece oratorical tours de force had special resonance to Americans fed up with a president who could hardly string two words together without a collision of syntax and whose idea of clever was the single entendre. ~ Tina Brown

I’m very intolerant and I get fed up with people easily. ~ Gary Numan

 We have more and more rules coming out of Europe telling us what to do, and I think people are getting a bit fed up with it. This was supposed to be a common market. I don’t remember them ever saying we would be governed by Brussels and become a satellite of Europe. ~ David Jason

I just got fed up with the Protestantism that I’d been brought up with being rubbed out, disregarded. There’s an awful lot of frailty and doubt about it, which I understand and share, but there are certain things you just have to acknowledge. ~ Melvyn Bragg

 I’m very bad at violence in real life. I can’t stand it. And I’m so fed up with crime novels that have too much violence. I can’t really do it. It’s unnecessary. ~ David Lagercrantz

People ask me all the time, ‘Are you fed up with reality TV?’ At the end of the day, it can affect my career in the sense that the more reality shows there are, the less scripted dramas out there, but I can’t ever really knock them. I started on ‘Popstars,’ which was a reality talent show. I have respect for them. ~ Josh Henderson

 I just started to write because I was fed up of not seeing the stories that I wanted, so I was like ‘Stop moaning and write something.’ ~ Noel Clarke

A lot of what you have seen with third-party groups – like the Tea Party – these folks are conservative, and they are fed up with people in Washington who are not working for them but against them. ~ Tim Griffin

Well, probably I was fed up with concrete poetry. There was a lot of bad concrete poetry and besides, it was confused with visual poetry which was completely different. ~ Ian Hamilton Finlay

Why should I ever get fed up talking about my father? He was a brilliant, colorful man who left us with thousands of memories. Most people remember his films, but I’ve got anecdotes and advice and episodes of real life tucked away inside my head. ~ Danny Huston

We only see female protagonists who are likeable, with one cute flaw, such as adorable clumsiness. I’m fed up with it. ~ Catherine Reitman

I think there is no future whatsoever in 3D. It does nothing to the grammar and syntax or vocabulary of cinema. And you get fed up with it in exactly 3 minutes. ~ Peter Greenaway

 I know that a ridiculous number of classic serials have been commissioned and that reviews show a reaction against them. The critics seem fed up. ~ Andrew Davies

 I am fed up with career politicians. I am tired of going into the voting booth and holding my nose to pick the least worst candidate on the ballot. ~ Todd Wilcox

 People are fed up of career politicians that keep changing like chameleons.~ Todd Wilcox

 I am fed up with men who use sex like a sleeping pill. ~ Toni Braxton

Bryan Burden Quotes


People didn’t suddenly wake up one morning and unanimously say ‘I’m fed up with midbudget dramas. I’m only going to see action tent poles from now on!’ ~ Alison Owen

I got fed up with being in bands. I spent a couple of years touring the country in a smoked filled band, doing lots of drugs and being really unhealthy. ~ Cliff Martinez

I was fed up with not being able to play a movie the way I wanted to play it.~ Jon Johansen

 I aspire to be the president of all Venezuelans. The message is clear. Venezuelans are fed up with confrontation, with division. ~ Henrique Capriles Radonski

I’m really fed up with all the credibility talk. A lot of times it seems to be more important than the music. Well, I guess for a lot of people it actually is. We don’t care for credibility. ~ Mark McGrath

 It’s weird, man. I’ve had a weird life, and I don’t want to end up on the dole. I’m fed up with the plumbing. And I think it would be good to be a little pop star again. ~ Brian Harvey

Like you, I’m fed up with business as usual in Washington. Send me to Congress, and I won’t tweak our broken system. I’ll shut it down. ~ Francine Busby

Well, I think women across Australia, particularly, are a bit fed up with this constant attack and belittling of women in politics, and particularly the role of a female as a prime minister. ~ Christine Milne

As you go along, you literally collect places. I’m fed up with going to places; I shan’t go to anymore. ~ Bruce Chatwin

He was fed up with people starving.~ Alton Swann

I was fed up with the situation I found myself in in the 1960s. I didn’t like being a barrister’s wife and going out to dinner with other professional people and dealing with middle class life. It seemed claustrophobic. ~ Caryl Churchill

After a decade I became fed up with the strobe because I had done almost everything once and I didn’t want to repeat myself. ~ Gjon Mili

You never get fed up scoring goals. ~ Alan Shearer

Whenever you are fed up with life, start writing: ink is the great cure for all human ills, as I have found out long ago. ~ C. S. Lewis

Rest in Peace Quotes, Messages and Sayings

Losing a friend or family member is never easy. Actually, research and studies have demonstrated that grieving the demise of a friend or family member is one of the most dominant stressors for people are presented to. Demise and catastrophe carry with them a melancholy vibe that appears to deplete out all the enjoyment throughout everyday life. Everything all of a sudden esteems distressing and the world stops at that time. Managing to pass is considerably harder. Refusal, stun, outrage and anguish are just a couple of the heap of feelings that plague the individual in this spot.

RIP Quotes

No mother wants to hear her son say he’s gay. Those two words rip the picture of a daughter-in-law and grandchildren into pieces. I felt sorry for my mom and wanted her to know everything was going to be all right. But then she said, ‘I don’t really care, Johnny, as long as I know that you are going to be happy.’ ~ Johnny Weir

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children. ~Mike Tyson

When I fight someone, I want to break his will. I want to take his manhood. I want to rip out his heart and show it to him. ~Mike Tyson

During crazy times, I just hold back. People are so quick to jump on something or rip it apart.~ Shawn Mendes

The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name. ~ Sylvia Browne

rip quotes

If you ever see The Rock working out in the gym, don’t think you can just go up and disturb his workout and expect him to take a picture. He’s there to work, so kindly just pass the silverback on by or he’ll rip your face off. ~ Dwayne Johnson

We have to put an end to the culture of selfishness and corruption that allows greedy Wall Street banks and executives to rip off working people without any consequences. ~Tulsi Gabbard

I think, make it as beautiful as you can, and then rip it away. That’s my sadistic thought as a storyteller. ~ Julie Plec

Beautiful You Think Thought I don’t use a stylist. I know what I like, so I do it myself. I rip things out from fashion magazines. It’s easy to order when the phone number is right on the page.~ Aerin Lauder

Anyone with a grain of sense would know that if I punched my wife I would rip her head off. It’s all lies. I have never laid a finger on her. ~ Mike Tyson

If space is a fabric, then of course fabrics can have ripples, which we have now seen directly. But fabrics can also rip. Then the question is what happens when the fabric of space and time is ripped by a black hole? ~ Michio Kaku

When Ford sells a car, a dealer isn’t allowed to take out the engine and put a different one in. When a newsstand sells the Washington Post, no one can go to the newsstand and pay them to rip out the classified section and put their own classified section in – if they could, they would do so. ~ Bill Gates

I love to wear lingerie. The problem is that men always rip it off too quickly. When women are dolled up in lingerie they feel sexy. So let us wear it for five minutes. ~ Karen McDougal

We the people are sick and tired of the criminalization of immigrants, sick to our hearts to see Trump’s family separation policies rip families apart across our country.~ Pramila Jayapal

People should just buy a CD and rip it. You are legal then. Bill Gates You People Legal Just I’m on the patch right now. Where it releases small dosages of approval until I no longer crave it, and then I’m gonna rip it off. ~ Ellen DeGeneres

Theatre in New York is nearer to the street. In London, you have to go deep into the building, usually, to reach the place where theatre happens. On Broadway, only the fire doors separate you from the sidewalk, and you’re lucky if the sound of a police car doesn’t rip the envelope twice a night. ~  Tom Stoppard

What makes a champion great is how he dethrones the guy before him. Look at Mike Tyson against Trevor Berbick and how he crushed him. You have to rip the title away from him. ~ Anthony Joshua

Once I turned 40, I stopped giving a rip about my detractors, the people who say nasty things. It’s more candid and honest than it would have been. I share my failures, which is important. ~ Gretchen Carlson

You may not like the idea of putting money into a home when you’re moving out. But it’s demanded by the market. You need to show it off. You don’t have to rip out the kitchen and bathroom. But maybe replace the tiles or the countertops. Get professional advice. ~ Barbara Corcoran

I’m not classically trained or anything, but I’ll rip up a dance floor. ~ Beau Mirchoff

Banks can send big corporate payments through existing channels or send a small payment through Ripple. They don’t have to rip out existing infrastructure; they can use Ripple to make the transactions more profitable or more efficient. ~ Chris Larsen

 It’s like being in a trance-like I get this electric current through my fingertips. Sometimes I shake. People say I look like Hendrix when I’m about to rip a solo because I move my shoulders like he does and does the chewing. ~ Tash Sultana 

When you were a teenager in Colorado, the way to be a punk rocker was to rip on Reagan and Bush and what they were doing and talk about how everyone in Colorado’s a redneck with a gun and all this stuff. ~ Trey Parker

You can’t itch on the prosthetic, or else you will rip it, and it’s really expensive. ~ Jacob Tremblay

Accidents happen, whether they’re car accidents, friendly fire, drug overdoses. Accidents happen, and they’re tragic. It’s like a bomb that goes off and pieces of shrapnel rip into the flesh of the family. It’s the families that need the compassion, because everywhere they walk, every day, someone reminds them of their loss.~James Belushi

It’s easier to rip somebody to shreds while you’re making them laugh. Wanda Sykes You Laugh Somebody Them You know what, rip me off once, shame on me. But twice? I’m coming after you and taking back what’s mine. ~Billy Mays

I love making shorts out of jeans or customizing denim. Basically, I like to rip and distress things… I love that look. ~Hailey Baldwin

I actually have a fear of the water because I nearly drowned. I got caught in a riptide, and I wasn’t a good swimmer because that was when I was emigrating from England to Australia. ~ Naomi Watts

RIP Messages

I was always pretty decent at fast stick work or doing stuff that seems impressive that’s not really; I was pretty tasteful and had good ideas musically. But I had a terrible sense of tempo, which is like being a blind painter. The conductor would just rip into me, and it lasted for years. ~Damien Chazelle

Rip Rig & Panic was a milestone for me, and I’ve always been really thankful that I did that when I was 16. It saved me for when I suddenly became really successful later on. So even when my head’s been spinning like a banshee, my feet still feel held down to the ground. ~ Neneh Cherry

Rip Rig + Panic that I joined, they were really influenced by jazz and blues and punk. So I think what happened from punk, which was kind of DIY, was that it created a kind of creative place that was kind of without limits, in a way. ~ Neneh Cherry

If someone does something illegal on Twitter – like incite hatred, or make racist remarks, or threaten to rip someone’s intestines out if they insult Justin Bieber – then there has to be some way of censuring them.~ Tony Parsons

If someone else made ‘Up in the Air’ or ‘Thank You For Smoking’ or ‘Juno,’ I would have wanted to rip their head off. I need that same sort of passion for every project I take on. ~ Jason Reitman

Plots and character don’t make life. Life is here and now, anytime you say the word, anytime you let her rip. ~ Henry Miller

Now I wrote ‘The River’ practically trying to rip off every lick that James Taylor had, so it was neat to hear him sing those lyrics because that’s who inspired you to write them. ~ Garth Brooks

I try to write like the writers I admire – I rip them off in form. It comes from George Strait and Merle Haggard records, and country music in general is really good at that, the twisted phrase… So I’m always looking for that angle in my own work.~ Brad Paisley

The worst thing in the world that can happen to you if you’re an engineer that has given his life to something is for someone to rip it off and put their name to it. ~ Tim Cook

I’d get kicked out of buildings all day long, people would rip up my business card in my face. It’s a humbling business to be in. But I knew I could sell and I knew I wanted to sell something I had created. I cut the feet out of those pantyhose and I knew I was on to something. This was it. ~ Sara Blakely

Even when I was in high school and the Navy, I was the guy who could rip somebody, and they’d laugh at it. ~ Don Rickles

 The people who were learning from me tended to be more commercial performers who were gonna rip off the salient idea to do it in a way that will sell, but they weren’t going for the music. ~ Iggy Pop

In art or architecture, your project is only done when you say it’s done. If you want to rip it apart at the eleventh hour and start all over again, you never finish. I was one of those crazy creatures. ~ Maya Lin

Back in the days, we had to work with a shoestring budget. We had a movie screen, and we’d show movie trailers on them, and then we’d rip through it and started playing. Now we have a little money to play with to do a cool stage set. ~ Glenn Danzig

The main message of Climate Revolution is that climate change is caused by the rotten financial system we’ve got, designed to create poverty and rip off any profits for a small amount of rich people. Meanwhile, it destroys the earth. ~ Vivienne Westood

Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn’t rip off. ~ Barbara Kingsolver

In the music business, to survive for so long, you have to be able to cut off from your emotions sometimes. And being a father, you’re faced with that situation. I know that my father was, with me. I understand why he had to be distant because to rip yourself away, time after time, is almost more devastating. ~ Rufus Wainwright

My favourite thing to do is rip the covers off a script when reading for writers to hire and make everybody read without names on the covers of the script. I can’t tell you how many times my writers, women and men, will pick people of color and women much more often than they would with a cover on the script. ~ Shonda Rhimes

When you are challenging for the world title, you’ve got to go into the lion’s den to try and rip that belt away from the champion. ~ Naseem Hamed

Every time you have to come up with a new body of work for a new show, you’re aware that people are just ready to rip you apart, they’re just waiting for you to fall or make the slightest trip up. ~ Cindy Sherman

Record companies would rather you stay dumb, not even think of it as a business, so they can either rip you off or get you out of the way in five years to make way for the new groups. ~ George Clinton

I support Alice Waters in her desire that there be a vegetable garden at the White House. I don’t think they should rip up the Rose Garden, because that’s something that I love. They should probably dig up another patch and grow some vegetables there.~ Martha Stewart

One of my favourite modern American authors is Denis Johnson. I’m deeply inspired by all of his work – I rip him off constantly. ~ Conor Oberst

A lot of the things you see in science fiction revolve around black holes because black holes are strong enough to rip the fabric of space and time. ~ Michio Kaku

Science Time You Black My workouts are based on very heavy, fast movements using weights, the science behind it being that the faster you move a weight, the more fast-twitch fibres you rip and then repair. ~ Eddie Hall

Science You Behind Fast Somebody could take a picture of me from across the room, and I would feel like I wanted to rip their face-off.~ Evangeline Lilly

When I’m playing live, I’ll rip out a ballad from my album, and I’ll play that solo on the piano, which feels really good because it kind of takes me back to when I was younger. ~ Daya

We find just as many things to rip on the left as we do on the right. People on the far-left and the far-right are the same exact person to us. ~ Trey Parker

My cousin, Rip Torn, persuaded me not to change my name. You shouldn’t change what you are in the search for success. ~ Sissy

Since 9/11, the Bush administration has used that tragic event as a justification to rip up our constitution and our civil liberties. And I honestly believe that one or two 9/11s, and martial law will be declared in our country and we’re inching towards a police state. ~ Michael Moore

I did a shoot with massive iguanas in Costa Rica when I was modelling back then. They were like little dinosaurs, and they sat right across my arms and by my face. The guy told me not to make any sudden movements because they had enormous claws. The guy said he would rip my skin if he attacked. ~ Olga Kurylenko

It’s so easy to just rip someone’s work apart. Sara Bareilles Work Someone Easy Just Lets be honest: I’m an athlete, not an entertainer as much. So as an athlete, I am a guy who likes the physical confrontation of the football field. I like playing nose-guard; I like having two 350 pound guys trying to rip my head off. ~ Bill Goldberg

My older brother Joel became an art teacher; my brother Rip ultimately became a television producer and singer and actor himself. ~ Billy Crystal

I just have to have trust in my guys to make plays. I play at a confident, fast pace, and when I like something, I take it. I rip it. ~ Carson Wentz

Yeah, nothing feels better than knowing that I can put a guitar in my hands at any time and rip – even when I’m taking a crap! ~ Dimebag Darrell

When I’m in the studio, I just let it rip. That’s my process. I get in the booth, and whatever is on my mind at the time, I just go off and say it. ~ Jason Derulo

I am going to try to rip the economic guts out of Indiana. But we’re going to do it methodically and aggressively.~ Bruce Rauner 

In prison, you’re issued a number of sanitary pads per month. And many times, even when you’re issued a number of sanitary pads, the guards will just come in and rip your room apart, rip your locker apart and take them. ~ Susan Burton

Once you start writing something obsessively, it’s almost like someone has to rip it from your hands in order for you to put it down. ~ Mike Birbiglia

He knows I rip him off every day. He’s the godfather for me. Nobody can say they aren’t influenced by what Stevie Wonder has done. ~ Brian McKnight

 My surfboard is a 7-foot-3-inch spoon made by Rip Curl, kind of between a longboard and a shortboard. Surfing brings me into the here and now. It’s a dance with the present. ~ Mark Ruffalo

As much as I want to go out and tour every single day and I’m ready to rip it right now, there are five people in the band, there are five people who’ve evolved and grown and there are five people who have to get on the same page and want the same things, and it takes a lot to tour.~ Fred Durst

Day People Go Things When you run for president, and become president, they just rip you apart. Every facade of privacy that you have is gone. I think everybody believes that, to some extent, you can maintain privacy. And I think, in the end, everybody gets proven wrong. ~ James Carville

 I’m not saying anything to denigrate ‘Criminal Minds’; that’s a great show. I just didn’t appreciate it anymore. I appreciate those people, but I realized my heart wasn’t in and I needed to go because plenty of people would rip their arm off to be on that show, so they should be. ~ Paget Brewster

I will embarrass my kids to their core. I will threaten to show up in hot pants and a tube top. Their dad will drive me. And he’ll let me and my friend Lisa get pretty drunk in the backseat, and we will come into that party and just rip it up. ~ Melissa McCarthy

Me Hot Drive Drunk Every time the Tories get a bit of power, they rip off all the things I love… The mining industry. Milk. ~ Rhys Ifans

Route 192 is its own thing, and you can’t find that anywhere else. The colours and shapes of the buildings, the way that all the small businesses in a way feed off of the parks and sort of rip off the themes of Disney – you’re not going to find that anywhere else. ~ Sean Baker

You’ll never find a Manchester band slagging off another Manchester band, but within each Manchester band, people will rip each other apart: Mondays, Smiths, New Order, Roses, Oasis. ~ Ian Brown

The difficulty for the Government is there’s this ideological straitjacket of the market will provide, let the market rip and everything will work out… It’s back to trickle-down economics, which, it’s plain to see, have not delivered. ~ Frances O’Grady

The dominant economic approach of the last thirty years is now on its last legs. Letting the market rip and indifference to inequality are now seen as important causes of the greatest economic crash since the 1930s. ~ Frances O’Grady

 I try to write very fast. I don’t revise very much. I write the poem in one sitting. Just let it rip. It’s usually over in twenty to forty minutes. I’ll go back and tinker with a word or two, change a line for some metrical reason weeks later, but I try to get the whole thing just done. ~ Billy Collins

The one thing about Billie is he will snap and rip your head off if you point anything out at all other than how beautiful he is and how nice he looks today. ~ Tre Cool

If someone pulls me down, I pull them down, as I don’t feel I should live my life in the way other people want me to. If they have a problem with my films, I can rip off their films, be it comedy or their family dramas, which are low on content and have over-theatrical acting. ~ Emraan Hashmi

Let’s say there was a fat guy heckling me. I would rip him to shreds, but I would never go for the obvious, never talk about how he’s fat or anything. ~ Judah Friedlander

 We will ensure the interests of both the East and the West in Belarus. Don’t try to rip us apart; don’t try to make us collide with Russia or with the West. ~ Alexander Lukashenko

I don’t have a hard and fast rule about dignity. I’m concerned about being treated with respect, but if I make my own choices and kind of let ‘er rip, I will. ~ Leslie Nielsen

Many of us endure pain in the service of beauty every single day. We rip off our hair with hot wax, jam our soft skin into modern-day corsets, and burn our scalps with dyes. ~ Rachel Simmons

I knew I wanted to play ‘Dr Cox’ really bad, which is always a huge mistake because as soon as you want something really bad, maybe you rip up a little bit. ~ John C. McGinley

I wanna be bad sometimes – I wanna rip everything apart, -but it comes on less and less. Doing all this music stuff is very good for it. ~ Perfume Genius

Strangely enough, when the Sugababes’ ‘Freak Like Me’ went to number 1, which was built around my ‘Are ‘Friends’ Electric’ song, I had another song called ‘Rip’ go to number 1 in the Kerrang TV chart, so I was pulling new people in from very different areas of musical interest. That was quite an amazing week. ~ Gary Numan

The toughest trail I ever ran was the Escarpment in the Catskills of New York State. This was an 18-mile race through Rip Van Winkle country, routed through boulder fields, across angular juttings of granite and along a path with an unrelenting barrage of roots, rocks and mud, all of it hidden under slick leaves and dangling nettles. ~ Don Kardong

We can either rip your face up with ‘Painkiller,’ or we can play this beautiful thing called ‘Last Rose of Summer’ from ‘Sin After Sin.’ And people love us for that because they don’t really know what to expect.~ Rob Halford

Even if you haven’t seen ‘The Seventh Seal,’ you’ve seen it. The influence is so vast and insidious, every image of a black-robed, white-faced Death is a rip or parody of ‘The Seventh Seal.’ ~ Steve Erickson

 Seeing what happens when you rip yourself open is what your job is all about. ~ Ed Harris

Pauline Kael said that Rip Torn could get angrier faster than any other American actor: that he could go from zero to 10 in 1.8 seconds or something like that. ~ John Heard

Go American Something Said People are fed up with the politics where candidates just rip each other apart and then the voters lose in the end because no one really knows what anybody stands for. ~ Dennis Kucinich

Even when I wasn’t a shooter, when I was younger, I used to watch Rip Hamilton. He was one of my favourite players with the way he moved without the ball. ~ Devin Booker

This is my trademark: I rip my T-shirt. I’m into the whole showing-a-bit-of-chest-hair thing. ~ Ed Westwick

What you don’t want to do – if you’re concerned about poverty, if you’re concerned about providing opportunity – you don’t want to rip the bottom rung of the ladder of opportunity away from people. ~ Ron Johnson

It was actually the movie ‘Rushmore’ that made me first realize that I could try writing, but ‘Cheers’ is the best show ever. The writers on that show created a relationship that writers today still fail to rip off successfully: the Sam and Diane. ~ Anders Holm

When I set out to write, I want to write something that will rip your heart out and connect with you. Great songs connect beyond genre and style. ~ Mat Kearney

So when you go up against the Far Right you go up against the big financial special interests like the Halliburtons of the world, the big oil companies, the big energy companies who work so hard to rip us off. ~ Barbara

 I went to Sirius Satellite Radio and did my show, Rapping With Rip.~ Rip Taylor

I don’t deal with conflict well, so sometimes things will happen that will make me feel sort of powerless. But instead of being able to actually deal with the problem, I just suck it up – that’s the way I was raised. Music, then, becomes my one avenue for letting things go, and when I get the chance, I let it rip. It’s like therapy in that way.~ Devin Townsend

To understand the intensity of driving an F1 car, you have to be in it. When you’re driving a 750hp machine at 200mph, the noise and the vibrations are incredible. The G-force when you take big corners is like someone trying to rip your head off. You hit the brakes, and it feels as if the skin is being pulled off your body. ~ Jenson Button

If you are a musician and you don’t show any interest in the business level then you are actually vulnerable and people will rip you off. They will sweet talk you into anything. ~ Michael Schenker

Because work takes up a lot of time, you have to choose your moments for really letting rip. I hang out with my friends and my family and I spend time with my kids when I’m not working. They don’t see my being an actor as exotic. For them, it’s just an everyday thing. Sometimes it’s amusing to them and other times, embarrassing. ~ Aidan Gillen

 I had my fortune told once at the Great Wall of China. A withered old lady told my fortune – but it was probably one of these things that are set up to rip off tourists. She told me a couple of vague things that came true, but she was probably just lucky. I would never do it again. ~ Sarah Alexander

Shakespeare can really rip your heart out one second and then make you laugh the next. He’s a master writer.~  Phoebe Robinson

Each one of the films gets built up and strengthened and reinforced, and we’re not afraid to rip stuff out and redo it until we feel it’s worthy of the ‘Pixar’ name. ~ Pete Docter

 George W. Bush always said and did what he believed and he let it rip. Ed Rendell Always Said He Did I’m in Alkaline Trio; I guess I get to rip off myself. I give myself permission. ~ Matt Skiba

You need that marketing power. You need to go do the interviews. You need to put yourself out there and risk and be open to the fact that people are going to not like you, and they are just going to rip you apart, and whatever you say in an interview can get quoted out of context. ~ Sharlto Copley

Yourself You People Power I rip off of every movie and TV show I’ve ever seen in my life. ~ Sam Esmail

 I can’t tell you how many spots shows little Johnny Nitro, like, pulled the chair out in the arena in Shelbyville Fair and did a moon sault only to get chewed out by Rip Rogers and Jim Cornette about it. I mean, I did years of it. ~ John Morrison

 I think we’re very quick to rip other women apart when they don’t fit our mould, which, quite frankly, is just as bad as a man tearing you down for something, if not worse. ~ Iliza Shlesinger

I was at my house, and I, and my brother, and my sister were kind of just playing around. And I was like, ‘I wonder if I can twist this apple and rip it apart?’ So I was playing around, and I did it, and I was like, ‘Wow, that kind of takes a firm grip.’ ~ Sage Northcutt

Artists need support, time and money to develop their ideas, and if people rip stuff off, you don’t have to be that brilliant to figure out that you’re ultimately going to affect the end product. ~ John Polson

I do think Australians, as a rule, have a very good sensibility to them, and I think most people if they were given the option, wouldn’t choose to rip off a filmmaker or an artist – I don’t think its part of the Australian psyche. ~ John Polson

Anita Shreve is an author I adore. I rip through her meaty books and get off on the robust romance immensely – especially if I am feeling less than robust in my real life. ~ Isabel Gillies

There is no kind way to rip the skin off animals’ backs. Anyone who wears any fur shares the blame for the torture and gruesome deaths of millions of animals each year. ~ Natalie Imbruglia

I liked being home playing in front of my people, but I just did not like the situation because I was playing shooting guard, and that is not my position. I would play it if someone like Rip got hurt, but to do it for an entire season, that is not my position. I got it done when I was asked to do. But inside, I know that is not me. ~ Chauncey Billups

 I have three tank tops which I wrung terribly, fixed them many times. I had people rip them in the ring and swear at them, and I’d fix them. ~ Luke Harper

There is something really mysterious about lions. They could rip you apart if they wanted to, but at the same time, they look so cuddly. Can you imagine what humans look like to animals? They must think we’re so weird. ~ Lee Ryan

In ‘Hokey Pokey,’ bikes are kind of more than bikes alone. They become mustangs; they become creatures that rip up the dust as they gallop across the Great Plains. ~ Jerry Spinelli

We don’t mind being ripped apart but don’t rip the songs apart. They’re like our kids. ~ Maurice Gibb

Mind Like Being Songs Not only is Rip Hamilton an outstanding basketball player, he is also known for giving back to his community. ~ Jim Gerlach

Many people don’t give a rip about politics and know as much about public affairs as they know about the topography of Pluto. ~ Tony Snow

My happiest moments of growing up in the Bronx were when my mom would bring home a new sports magazine from the candy store. I would jump out of bed and grab it from her. Then I’d rip the front cover right off and tape it to my bedroom wall.~ Garry Marshall

Girls don’t really recognize me on the street. No one has tried to serenade me or rip my shirt off. ~ Mark Salling

Before you rip off three feet of toilet paper, consider that each year 500,000 acres of virgin boreal forest in northern Alberta and Ontario are being clear-cut to make the stuff. These forests are home to some 500 First Nation communities, as well as caribou and bears, moose and wolves, and, in the summertime, billions of songbirds.~ Alex Shoumatoff

Home You Forest Wolves Corporations have been killing the risk-taking and exploration that makes software great. They have tried to rip the soul out of development. ~ Brian Behlendorf

Denim gods, if you’re listening, please don’t rip, and if you have to, maybe you could have an elf from your warehouse send me another pair… I’m a size 28 and its called ‘The Twig’ in a dark greyish wash… I will wear them until I die unless those rips beat me to it. ~ Dawn Olivieri

Web don’t woo our wives with clubs. We don’t leave old folks on ice floes. And maybe the time has come to quit diving into rip tides to save people we don’t know. We’ve outgrown a lot of survival-of-the-fittest strategies, and risking our lives for strangers might be one of them. ~ Christopher McDougall

Time People Strangers Know My toughest criticism usually comes from myself. As my editor can attest to, I’m never done tweaking a book until the production department has to rip it from my hands! ~ Kresley Cole

I think that men’s clothing should be functional. If there’s a rip in his jeans, it should be because he was out working, not because he ripped them so they looked cool. It’s even better if they’re ripped because he got in a fight.~ Samaire Armstrong

Cool Men Fight Think All they expected me to do was rip and read the wire ‘leads,’ without doing any original reporting. It was pretty basic but gave me a taste of how to combine my love of politics and broadcasting. ~ Andrea Mitchell

Love Me Politics Doing My wife could give a rip about comic books, but she loves ‘Arrow,’ and she loves ‘The Flash,’ and she likes them because of the characters. ~ Andrew Kreisberg

Sasha gets a raw deal from the press. She makes one mistake in her program and people rip her for not pulling it off when it counts. But she never falls apart. She never just completely folds and misses everything. Usually, it’s just one mistake. ~ Brian Boitano

People Mistake Never She Scoring two goals at against Wembley against a Dutch team that was supposed to rip us apart and ripping them apart – it doesn’t get any better than that. ~ Teddy Sheringham

Goals Team Better Us I used to get these horrible feelings; like, I just wanted to rip my body apart, and I don’t want to have to go through that experience again. It’s really, really awful. ~ Chelsea Manning

Heartfelt Rest In Peace Message

We are never ready to say goodbye forever even though we know it is a part of life. This day our hearts are heavy for losing someone so special, but as we mourn your death, we also celebrate your life. Rest in peace.

It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is. I wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever. I promise to keep you alive in my memories. You were more than a sister, Rest in peace.

You have left a void no one can fill. They are not many in the world like you and today the earth mourns the loss of an angel. May you rest in peace.

Even in death, you are still loved and forever will be. You have touched the hearts of so many who owe you a lifetime of gratitude. We are not saying goodbye forever but goodbye for now. I pray you to find peace and rest wherever you are.

As tears flow from our eyes with hearts heavy with the weight of losing you, we will also celebrate your life because you have taught us the true meaning of living. Rest in peace, my dear.

You were and are still an inspiration to all, with a heart that radiated love and warmth through all our lives. You will truly be missed and forever remembered.

Nothing breaks our hearts more than having a world that no longer has you in it. You weren’t one in a million but just you and it was an honour to have shared this life with you. Rest in peace our dearest.

Some truth in life is hard to accept. Your departure is one of those hard truths. Your memories will never be forgotten! They will always remain with us forever.

A man may die but his legacy will continue through his deeds. Today the pain of losing you is difficult to bear because this world needed you for some more years.

I don’t remember when was the last time I cried this much. You have left some wonderful memories that will never fade from my heart. Rest in peace!

I don’t know how to console my grieving heart at your departure. I know mourning is not the best way to say goodbye to you, but I don’t know how to control myself!

Nothing is more painful in this world than losing someone you love so dearly. I am so much broken but I will pray for your departed soul in every moment of my life.

No one could ever take your place in my heart. Today I am crying because I have lost a person who occupied a very special place in my heart! RIP.

Life can be so illogical at times. Today I am crying for the person who taught me how to laugh. You meant everything to me. Rest in peace, my dear!

You will be missed forever and always. The beautiful moments you shared with us will always speak of a great person that you were. Rest in peace up in heaven!

Rest In Peace Message for Friends

We have always been together in good times and bad time. Today you may be leaving this earth without me, but someday I will meet you there. May God rewards you a peaceful afterlife!

It’s an honour to remain your best friend until your last moments. Your memories will always stay with me no matter where I go and what I do! RIP!

The loss of a friend like you is something that can never be recovered. You have always been an important part of my life. Now you are gone. I pray for your departed soul!

You have accomplished many good things in life. You worked hard and always followed the path of honesty. You sleep well, my friend. God has a beautiful reward for you!

Everyone has to go one day or another. But some departures are too much to bear. This world deserved people like you but I guess heaven deserved you more!

Why does God send the angel in the earth if he does not allow them to stay here forever? I can’t believe you are no more on this earth. Rest in peace!

I have always thought this life is so beautiful. But I didn’t know someday It would be this much cruel to me. I wish I could bring you back to life.

Death may have taken you away from me, but it could never take your memories away. You will always be in my heart in your own special place. RIP!

Rest In Peace Message for Loved One

I really wish it’s a dream. I hope I will wake up sometimes later and find you sitting beside me and smiling. I want you to wake me up from this nightmare.

I found my soulmate in you. There was never a person nor there will ever be anyone who can take your place in my heart. Rest in peace dear!

Today as you are gone, I feel like I have lost my smile forever. I don’t know how my life will be without you. I will miss you forever! Rest in peace!

You gave me the truest form of love, care and affection. I hope as you join god up in the sky, he accepts you with the same love, care and affection.

You had a pure heart and a beautiful mind. Today I have lost the person I loved most in this world. You were a treasure for me. Rest in peace!

I don’t want to cry because I know you can see me still. You never wanted to see me crying. All I want to say is that I love you. Death can never erase you from my heart!

For the first time, it feels like life has betrayed me. It has taken away the person I cared for most. I can never forget the memories of you. RIP!

I would trade anything from my life to bring you back again. But some things in life are one-way. You can never rewind them back. Rest in peace, my love.

Rest In Peace Message for Family Member

You had your duties done. You kept your promises and led a very honest but elegant life. Your memories will always guide us to the right path. RIP!

You were the protector and the shelter of this family. Today you are gone but you left your footsteps here so we can follow them for the rest of our lives. RIP!

It’s difficult to believe that you are no more. You have always been my inspiration. It’s an honour to be part of the same family that you are also a part of. RIP!

You taught us what it means to be a family. You showed us how to lead an honest and respectable life. You are no more today but your teachings are. May God grants you heaven.

It’s hard to see someone lifeless whose smile made our every day great. The pain we are feeling cannot be described. We love you. RIP!

You have always been a hero to me. I always wanted to be a great human being like you. Your legacy will never fade Rest peace.

No matter what I say, I can never bring you back in life. I just want to pray to God so he keeps you in the best place in heaven. Rest in peace.

Time can never fade the memories of you. You have touched our lives in so many ways that its impossible to not remembering you even for a moment. RIP!

RIP Messages for Grandma or Grandpa

It’s funny how life works, you remain the strongest person we know, weathering everything life threw at you with such bravery you almost seemed invincible. You have touched the lives of countless lives and today you leave a void in our hearts no one can fill. Rest in peace our hero.

Not many people can accomplish in 3 lifetimes what you did in one lifetime. You are indeed a legend and we will try our best to uphold your legacy. Rest in peace.

Not many have a chance to meet their heroes. I was lucky to have known mine and for that, I am truly grateful, I only hope to do the best I can to make you proud. Sleep in peace, my hero.

You may be gone for now but I have hope we will meet again. In a world where darkness and pain will be no more. You have closed your eyes to rest and I pray for your peace.

Our God has called you home, if only we were forewarned so we would have made the most of the time we had and tell you how much you made our lives better. A world without you is a reality we are not ready to face. Rest in peace.

You will always be remembered no matter what. Your presence, love and kindness will forever be with us. Rest for now until we meet again.

You are irreplaceable and treasured in our hearts forever. To say we will miss you does no justice for what we feel, no amount of tears can express the pain we feel in losing you but then again thank you for the honour of sharing a lifetime with you. Rest in peace.

Rest in Peace Messages for Mom or Dad

Today the world mourns the departure of a legend who has left behind shoes no one can fill. It will be very difficult to live without you. We pray you to find peace wherever you are.

You left us too soon and we wish you’d stayed with us a little longer, we hope we meet again someday to say and do the things we couldn’t, That’s why we say bye for now.

Life has shown us again its hurtful side by taking you away from us when we didn’t see it coming. There’s no way to make up for time lost and now gone but I hope wherever you are, you know that you are truly loved and we hope you find peace and Joy.

We always thought we would have you and losing you has reminded us of the cruelty of reality. A world without you is unimaginable yet we are now forced to face it. Sleep now our dearest and pay your pains to be gone forever.

This is one of those moments I wish rebirth was possible because I wish more than anything to know and meet you again because one lifetime with you is simply not enough. Sleep in peace and rest now our dearest.

Your smile was the brightest and your laughter the warmest. We have truly experienced the death of a star because along with you left the radiance that had profoundly filled our lives. You remain alive in our hearts and we will miss you deeply.

RIP Messages for Teachers or Mentors

Could I not, for one moment, see your sweet smile again?
How will I live and bear this excruciating pain?
Answer me as you leave my dearest…forever my tears shall rain.

We fought and made up many times…each time you came back to me.
But this time I feel, no matter how much I try, you will never be back in my arms again.

I know that you have left the earth, and my heart is heavy with pain.
But I also know that we shall be united one day in heavens above. So wait for me my dearest.

It is hard to believe that you are not here amongst us.
Your youth and liveliness will be missed as much your undying support for friends.

You took the hurt and the sorrows away wherever you went.
Today, as you leave, you are taking a piece of our lives along with you.
Life will never be complete without you.

It is true that God also needs good people to manage his work in heaven.
Otherwise, why would He have called you all of a sudden?
He must have known that you are such a great person and can handle any situation.
Rest in peace.

RIP Messages for Friends and Relatives

You have been our greatest source of inspiration and courage. Deep in our hearts, we will always keep your image.

God has now a precious and loving friend, the one we have lost. Your company will even regale angels of death and make them smile.

Why is it that you have to go, why is life so cruel? I wish you could stay with us forever.

There is nothing that is invincible for a soul as spirited as you… yet you bowed down to death to honour God and his will. Rest in peace.

Here lies a man who never rested till he did a good deed every day. His kind and sweet memories will with us always stay.

There are some who rule this land and think themselves to be kings. You ruled the hearts of people around you and will do so in the paradise too.

Something which we cannot control is called fate before it bows the poor and the great. Today it may have snatched you from us, but for you, we shall still wait.

As we lay you to rest, we know that you have gone to a better world, and pray that you may get peace, love and greatness there. May angels watch over you!

The body is but an outer covering for the soul. The reality is the soul which never dies but just changes form. So, we know that in some way, you will always be there around us.

Roses are red, skies are blue, you can leave us, but we will not forget you.

RIP Messages On Loss of Brother

Please accept our deepest sympathies on the loss of your brother. We understand that this is the most difficult and painful time for you and your family. Just wanted you to know that you are always in our prayers in this emotionally difficult time.

Hearing about the death of your brother was a big shock to me. He was a wonderful person full of life and positivity. We have spent some real good time together. I wish may his soul rest in peace and may God impart strength to you and your family.

Your brother was an amazing person who was always full of affection and kindness. Though he is longer with us beautiful memories from his life will always be there with us, making us smile, making us remember his for all the good he did. May his soul rest in peace.

They say good souls depart first. On this emotional loss, I can just say that your brother was an exceptional human being who has always inspired people around him. I have no words to express myself at this emotionally weak moment. I wish his soul rest in peace.

None of us has any control over destiny. The death of your brother has been very shocking news for me and my family. We all pray that you and your family are able to come out of this emotionally difficult time with the blessings of God.

I know I cannot even comprehend how tough this time is for you and your family. I am extremely sorry on the loss. I know you two were so deeply attached with each other and I pray for all the strength for you to deal with this grief.

I can understand that this is a devastating situation for you because you have lost not just your brother but your best friend. We cannot control death but we can always keep him alive in our hearts and cherish his beautiful memories. May his soul rest in peace.

I am extremely sorry for your loss. I know how close your brother was to you and how difficult it is for you to imagine your life with him. We cannot fight death but we can always keep him alive in our memories and pray that his soul may rest in peace.

I felt very sad on hearing this news. I am very sorry my dear for this heavy loss. I am sure that your dearest brother will always be remembered for his wonderful acts of kindness. But we will always miss him for he was a great person.

This is a very difficult time for you and your family as you have lost one gem of a person. I wish that God imparts you with all the strength to face these tough times and I pray that his soul rests in peace.

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Beautiful Islamic Quotes About Life

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Islamic Quotes

I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history, and its literature. -Muhammad Iqbal

Allah says in the Qur’an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It’s who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque – and I’m a basketball player with money and prestige – if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He’s better than me. It’s about knowledge. -Hakeem Olajuwon

If you’re someone who doesn’t have Muslim friends, and your only experience of Islam is what you see on the news – the angry man with a beard doing or saying something terrible – then you may inadvertently associate that with Islam and think that is what it’s all about. -Sadiq Khan

The word ‘Islam’ means ‘peace.’ The word ‘Muslim’ means ‘one who surrenders to God.’ But the press makes us seem like haters. -Muhammad Ali

Islam is a religion. It is not an ideology. For a Muslim, there is no such thing as to be against modernity. Why should a Muslim not be a modern person? I, as a Muslim, fulfill all the requirements of my religion, and I live in a democratic, social state. -Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence. -Pervez Musharraf

America needs to understand Islam because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. Throughout my travels in the Muslim world, I have met, talked to, even eaten with people who in America would have been considered ‘white,’ but the ‘white’ attitude had been removed from their minds by the religion of Islam.- Malcolm X

America’s freedom of religion and freedom from religion offers every wisdom tradition an opportunity to address our soul-deep needs: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, secular humanism, agnosticism and atheism among others. – Parker Palmer

I saw Islam as the correct way to live, and I chose to try to live that way. – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Islam does not believe in democracy, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, or freedom of assembly. It does not separate religion and politics. It is partly a religion, but it is much more than that. It has a political agenda that goes far outside the realm of religion.-  Pauline Hanson

Jihad is a holy struggle, a legitimate tenet of Islam, meaning to purify oneself or one’s community. – John O. Brennan

Islam is a way of living rather than a way of thinking. – Alija Izetbegovic

Islam does not believe in democracy, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, or freedom of assembly. It does not separate religion and politics. It is partly a religion, but it is much more than that. It has a political agenda that goes far outside the realm of religion.- Pauline Hanson

Islam is perfect, there is nothing to be added or changed.- Abu Bakar Bashir

If the Islamic world is so suffused with rage and hatred of us – for our wars, occupations, drone attacks, support of Israel, decadent culture, and tolerance of insults to Islam and the Prophet – why should we call for free elections, when the people will use those elections to vote into power rulers hostile to the United States? -Pat Buchanan

Islam’s main focus was teaching black pride and self-awareness. Why should we keep trying to force ourselves into white restaurants and schools when white people didn’t want us? Why not clean up our own neighborhoods and schools instead of trying to move out of them and into white people’s neighborhoods? – Muhammad Ali

People Black Pride Focus I can’t talk about Christianity if I don’t know it. You can’t talk about Muslims or Islam if you don’t know it. -Ghostface Killah

Had Elijah Muhammad tried to introduce an orthodox form of Arab-oriented Islam, I doubt if he would have attracted 500 people, but he introduced a form of Islam that would communicate with the people he had to deal with. He was the king to those who had no king, and he was the Messiah to those some people thought unworthy of a messiah.-  John Henrik Clarke

Traditional Islam is a mixture of all obedience to Allah,

and if that requires militancy, so be it. – Deepak Chopra

Islam means peace. -Malala Yousafzai

I think Islam has been hijacked by the idea that all Muslims are terrorists; that Islam is about hate, about war, about jihad – I think that hijacks the spirituality and beauty that exists within Islam. I believe in allowing Islam to be seen in context and in its entirety and being judged on what it really is, not what you think it is.- Aasif Mandvi

Indonesia is the world’s third-largest democracy. And we also have the world’s largest Muslim population. This demonstrates that democracy and Islam are not incompatible. Terrorism is not associated with any religion. -Joko Widodo

 I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.- Barack Obama

Compassion is the key in Islam and Buddhism and Judaism and Christianity. They are profoundly similar. -Karen Armstrong

4Shbab has been dubbed Islamic MTV. Its creator, who is an Egyptian TV producer called Ahmed Abu Haiba, wants young people to be inspired by Islam to lead better lives. He reckons the best way to get that message across is to use the enormously popular medium of music videos. 4Shbab was set up as an alternative to existing Arab music channels. -Shereen El Feki

We must not be afraid to define our enemy. It is Islamic extremist terrorism. I did not say all of Islam. I said Islamic extremist terrorism. Failing to identify them properly maligns decent Muslims around the world. It also sets up a fear of being politically incorrect that can have serious consequences. And it has. -Rudy Giuliani

The name Muhammad is the most common name in the world. In all the countries around the world – Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon – there are more Muhammads than anything else. When I joined the Nation of Islam and became a Muslim, they gave me the most famous name because I was the champ.- Muhammad Ali

I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the unfinished agenda of our noble jihad… until there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam becomes a way of life for our people. -Mohammed Omar

Ever since the Crusades, when Christians from western Europe were fighting holy wars against Muslims in the near east, western people have often perceived Islam as a violent and intolerant faith – even though when this prejudice took root Islam had a better record of tolerance than Christianity. -Karen Armstrong

Islam is itself destiny and will not suffer destiny.- Muhammad Iqbal

The Arab spring confirmed that peaceful change is possible and so reinforced the vision of political Islam. The impact of this went beyond the Brotherhood to include the Salafist tendency in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Libya that had questioned the democratic path.- Wadah Khanfar

In a World where people are surrounded by darkness, ignorance and fear, it is a sign of hope to be celebrating Islam’s message of peace and light, and the last great Messenger, born and chosen to deliver them to all mankind.- Cat Stevens

Muslims know that Islam clashes with Western Civilization. They make no bones about choosing Islam over their new home country, like the Syrians in Germany, or the Somali at Ohio State University. They are very open and honest on polls because they know they have nothing to fear from the governments that welcomed them with open arms. -Milo Yiannopoulos

Come forward as servants of Islam, organise the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody. Muhammad Ali Jinnah, I Am You People Power The hajj is one of the five essential practices of Islam; when they make the pilgrimage to Mecca, Muslims ritually act out the central principles of their faith. -Karen Armstrong

While the West tries to turn its citizens into cultural variety hour, Islam tries to turn Muslim lands into a cultural monolith. The same West that justifies the rap culture thinks that every Muslim terrorist bombing is an expression of economic angst or social alienation. -Ben Shapiro

The major religions, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, they deny somehow that God has a feminine face. However, if you go to the holy texts, you see there is this feminine presence.- Paulo Coelho

Islam expects every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past. -Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Some Libertarians argue that Western occupation fans the flames of radical Islam; I agree. But I don’t agree that absent Western occupation, that radical Islam ‘goes quietly into that good night.’ – Rand Paul

The interesting part of my spiritual life is studying as much as you can. Islam and Buddhism and Hinduism and Shamanism and Judaism, Christianity – you try to learn what the precepts are, what the religion is, and ultimately, it’s based in the same thought, it’s based in the same outcome, you know. -Goldie Hawn

Islam is unusual in that it’s the only one of the great world religions which were born inside recorded history. That there’s an enormous amount of factual historical record about the life of a prophet and about social conditions in Arabia at that time. So it’s possible to look at the origin of Islam in a scholarly way. -Salman Rushdie

Islam in a rational manner and without demagoguery or emotion. It is the leading religion of the world with 1.5 billion followers. -Zbigniew Brzezinski

I beg Osama to stop warring. He is a Muslim, and Islam means peace. Nobody wins in a war… I wish I were trapped in the problem about Iraq. I knew Saddam enough that I could have talked him into surrendering. But it’s too late. -Imelda Marcos

Our socialism does not include extreme materialistic concepts since Indonesia is primarily a God-fearing, God-loving nation. Our socialism is a mixture. We draw political equality from the American Declaration of Independence. We draw spiritual equality from Islam and Christianity. We draw scientific equality from Marx. -Sukarno

The biological evolutionary perception of life and of human qualities is radically different from that of traditional religion, whether it’s Southern Baptist or Islam or any religion that believes in a supernatural super valance over humanity.- E. O. Wilson

Islam is about finding your own space.- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Islam is a violent, I was going to say religion, but it’s not a religion. It’s a political system. It’s a violent political system bent on the overthrow of the governments of the world and world domination. That is the ultimate aim. -Pat Robertso

Southeast Asia is an area in which there is a form of Islam which is both devout and progressive, and therefore to be supported. It’s an area in which I see a congruence of American interests and local interests: to have tolerant societies and become more prosperous.- Dennis C. Blair

I come from an African-American family that is predominantly Muslim. I have had to covertly operate in parts of the Middle East and Africa. I’ve lived a Muslim life and prayed in Mosques, Husseiniyahs, and shrines where needed. One must respect Islam to understand Islam. I’ve read the Quran through and through a half dozen times.- Malcolm Nance

Terrorists are not following Islam. Killing people and blowing up people and dropping bombs in places and all this is not the way to spread the word of Islam. So people realize now that all Muslims are not terrorists. – Muhammad Ali

Islam cannot have a significant presence in Australia if we are to live in an open, secular, and cohesive society. We have seen the destruction it is causing around the world. -Pauline Hanson

Islam tells us every girl and boy should be educated. I don’t know why the Taliban have forgotten it. -Malala Yousafzai

For the most part, Islam is about peace. It’s dealing with submission to the highest. Mohammed is a prophet, a messenger. But at the same time, we’ll fight in the name of Allah. We’re not going to let you disrespect our prophet. -Ghostface Killah

There is always a need for intoxication: China has opium, Islam has hashish, the West has woman. – Andre Malraux

The Muslims are, as a group, attacking people because under the Quran, there is the house of Islam, and outside of it, there’s the house of war.- Alex Jones

I’m just hoping that people understand that Islam is peace and not violence. -Muhammad Ali

The philosophical connection between the Islamic world and the West is much closer than I thought. Doubt did not begin with Descartes. We have this construction today that the West and Islam are entirely separate worlds. This is wrong.- Tariq Ramadan

As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders. -Louis Farrakhan

To give to those in need is a central pillar of Islam.- Antonio Guterres

The United States is not, and never will be, at war with Islam.- Barack Obama

The medieval Islamic world, from Central Asia to the shores of the Atlantic, was a world where scholars and men of learning flourished. But because we have tended to see Islam as the enemy of the West, as an alien culture, society, and system of belief, we have tended to ignore or erase its great relevance to our own history. – Prince Charles

We believe women have rights in Islam that they’ve yet to obtain.- Mohammad bin Salman

If all Henry Kissinger contributed to the Middle East were a regional arms race, petrodollar addiction, Iranian radicalization, and the Tehran-Riyadh conflict, it would be bad enough. His legacy, however, is far worse than that: He has to answer for his role in the rise of political Islam. – Greg Grandin

America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings. – Barack Obama

We are not at war against Islam. Barack Obama War Against The role of religions in the domination and destruction of African civilizations was ruthless… Islam was as guilty as all the rest. -John Henrik Clarke

I think race has been a burden for black Americans. Being a Muslim has also been a challenge because so many people do not understand Islam. -Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I realize that many elements of Buddhist teaching can be found in Christianity, Judaism, Islam. I think if Buddhism can help, it is the concrete methods of practice. -Thich Nhat Hanh

I did not come into contact with any Muslim before I embraced Islam. I read the Qur’an first and realized no person is perfect, Islam is perfect, and if we imitate the conduct of the Holy Prophet… we will be successful.- Cat Stevens

The true Islam has shown me that a blanket indictment of all white people is as wrong as when whites make blanket indictments against blacks.- Malcolm X

In popular culture, there isn’t any other conception of Islam and Muslims other than what you see on the news… When you go to a theme park, you see Muslims riding roller coasters and eating ice cream. Why doesn’t anybody think of those Muslims when they think of Muslims?- Kumail Nanjiani

I like to read about different religions – Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism. Wesley Snipes Religions Like Different About There are only three integral views of the world: the religious, the materialistic, and the Islamic. They reflect three elemental possibilities (conscience, nature, and man), each of them manifesting itself as Christianity, materialism, and Islam. -Alija Izetbegovic

My choosing Islam was not a political statement; it was a spiritual statement. – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

It seems to me that Islam and Christianity and Judaism all have the same god, and he’s telling them all different things. -Billy Connolly

My mom and my aunties are really devout Christians. My mom married a Muslim when I was 12, so I got teachings from both sides and then other sides because I wanted to find out which way to go. So not only Christianity and Islam, but Confucianism, Shintoism, Taoism, Buddhism, and Judaism. I tried to read everything.- Tech N9ne

The Obama administration has turned a blind eye to radical Islam since before they came to office. If you look at everything that’s transpired since the famous Cairo speech in 2009, it’s all been an embrace of those who are the most radical elements in that part of the world. That is not a good sign for America’s foreign policy. -Oliver North

In the West, anything that must be hidden is suspect; availability and honesty are interlinked. This clashes irreconcilably with Islam, where the things that are most precious, most perfect and most holy are always hidden: the Kaaba, the faces of prophets and angels, a woman’s body, Heaven. -G. Willow Wilson

One of the basic principles when you dealing with mathematics and Islam: Seek knowledge. – Gza

I converted Dec. 31, 1999. It was a Friday. That was my second time going to the mosque. The woman who is my wife now… was basically raised Muslim – and she was at that point where she was deciding or trying to come to terms with her own relationship with Islam and how to embrace that for herself. -Mahershala Ali

We have a toxic ideology, hopefully very small, within Islam; certainly, most people, most Muslims, don’t agree with this violent, jihadist approach. -Jeff Sessions

We claim Islam as Deen or a complete way of life. Pervez Musharraf Life Way Complete Claim We should not judge Islam by terrorists. All civilizations and cultures produce terrorists. Every time there is a flag-burning, killing, or provocative films, I’m worried, not because something radical will happen, and this time, some people are killed. We’re very sorry for that.- Orhan Pamuk

Islam is antiauthoritarian, sex-positive monotheism. -G. Willow Wilson

I’m a good Muslim and I’m only interested in Islam. -Idi Amin

Islam, the third in the historical sequence of the ethical monotheistic religions of the Near East, was very successful in establishing its monotheism but had only very moderate success in spreading its version of Jewish and Christian ethics to the Arabs. -Carroll Quigley

There have been huge Muslim demonstrations against cartoons depicting Muhammad and any other perceived insult against Islam. But I am unaware of a single demonstration of Muslims against Muslim terror directed at non-Muslims. -Dennis Prager

So, this war is against Islam that the West does not control. -Louis Farrakhan

I, therefore, demand the formation of a consolidated Muslim State in the best interest of India and Islam.- Muhammad Iqbal

I can bear my own sorrows, but the sorrows arising from the calamities visiting Islam and Muslims have crushed me. I feel each blow delivered to the Muslim world as delivered first to my own heart.- Said Nursi

Islam is not a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of submission. Islam means submit. Steve Bannon Peace Religion Submission Submit The extinction of race consciousness as between Muslims is one of the outstanding achievements of Islam, and in the contemporary world, there is, as it happens, a crying need for the propagation of this Islamic virtue.- Arnold J. Toynbee

The God of Islam is not the same God of the Judaeo-Christian faith. The God that we worship in Christianity is a God that has a Son. To Islam, that is blasphemy, to say that God has a son. Therefore, they do not worship the God that we worship.- Franklin Graham

Qoran says whoever believes in God in the last day shall be saved. It is a religion whose very name, Islam, comes from the word Shalom, which means peace. It’s about establishing peace. We greet each other with peace be upon you, which the Jews do in greeting each other. -Feisal Abdul Rauf

The great majority of Americans do not know much about Islam but nonetheless fear it as violent, expansionist and alien to their society. The problem to overcome is not hatred, but ignorance. -Tariq Ramadan

While there are corporal descriptions of what the afterlife is like in Christianity, Islam and Judaism, what’s going on there is the finite trying to describe the infinite. If God knows everything, started everything and is the only one who knows how it’s going to end, how can any human know what God wants? -Keith Ellison

Islam spread by them through force and coercion? No. They preached Islam by personal example.- Pervez Musharraf

Abraham is such a fascinating figure. Three world religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – all claim him as a patriarch. He was raised in a religious home. And yet he rejected religion in order to pursue a personal relationship with God. -Anne Graham

I see no difference between Islam and Islamism. Islam is defined as submission to the will of Allah, as it is described in the Koran. Islamism is just Islam in its most pure form. -Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Of course, the overwhelming majority of Muslims are not terrorists or sympathetic to terrorists. Equating all Muslims with terrorism is stupid and wrong. But acknowledging that there is a link between Islam and terror is appropriate and necessary. -Ayaan Hirsi Ali

I’m not a perfect Muslim; I think none of us is perfect human beings. I do the five pillars of Islam, you know, I pray five times a day. -Sania Mirza

I think religion is very personal. I definitely identify as Muslim. I consider myself practising, but I don’t think people who observe me from the outside would think of me as devout, and that doesn’t bother me because one of the beauties of Islam is the fact that it is personal: you read the Koran, and what you believe is what you believe. -Maysoon Zayid

Abraham is the shared ancestor of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. He stands at the heart of these three faiths. And yet you know almost nothing about him. -Bruce Feiler

Educated women armed with computers have defeated extremists by denying them a monopoly to define cultural identity and interpret religious texts. No extremist can say that women are inferior to men without being made a laughingstock on Al Jazeera. Islam insisted on equality between everyone.- Fatema Mernissi

Women Men Equality Computers The rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria has been a disaster for the public image of Islam – and a boon for the Islamophobia industry. -Mehdi Hasan

The United States and Russia probably do not have common aims and dreams, but they have common worries: Both Washington and Moscow are concerned about the rise of China and are threatened by the rise of radical Islam.- Ivan Krastev

The term ‘Muslim Brotherhood’… is an umbrella term for a variety of movements: in the case of Egypt, a very heterogeneous group, largely secular, which has eschewed violence and has decried Al Qaeda as a perversion of Islam. -James Clapper

I believe we don’t need to widen the divide between the West and Islam. Rather, we need to build dialogue to encourage tolerance and respect. -Shirin Neshat

You notice how liberals keep saying, ‘If only Islam would have a Reformation’ – it can’t have one. It says it can’t. It’s extremely dangerous in that way. -Christopher Hitchens

Probably the one Bible passage that is read by Jews and Roman Catholics, Protestants, Islam, more than any other chapter is Psalm 23. And in Psalm 23 there is a verse that says, ‘Surely, yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.’ -Robert H. Schuller

Every fundamentalist movement I’ve studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut, visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion.- Karen Armstrong

However, those who have used those words use half the sentence to fit their purpose, which, of course, I believe is to discredit me and the new Nation of Islam that has come up around me.- Louis Farrakhan

But when I reintroduced the Nation of Islam and began to host meetings in cities and thousands and thousands of people come out. -Louis Farrakhan

The Bush administration does not desire to see Islam practised in its pristine purity. Louis Farrakhan Desire See Purity Administration I think that rather than condemning Islam, Islam needs to be studied by those who are sincere. -Louis Farrakhan

Former president Wulff said Islam belongs to Germany. That is true. I also hold this opinion. -Angela Merkel

I don’t have the sort of temperament that submits to Christianity or Islam. -Wole Soyinka Christianity

The giving of the Quran is in Islam what the incarnation of Christ is to Christianity. If this is so, then Quran-burning is parallel to Christ-crucifying. -John Piper

It’s seen as xenophobic to be worried about Islam, but they appear to disproportionately allow intolerance to blossom in their communities. -Gavin McInnes

I think it’s been hard for people to understand how Islam can be a good religion, and yet the Islamists are evil. Those of us who have had experience with Islam understand this, just as we understand the difference between snake handlers and people going to church on Sunday morning.- P. J. O’Rourke

There’s no way to reconcile Islam with Christianity. This difference of opinion admits of compromise as much as a coin toss does. -Sam Harris

This paranoid Islam, which blames outsider, ‘infidels’, for all the ills of Muslim societies, and whose proposed remedy is the closing of those societies to the rival project of modernity, is presently the fastest growing version of Islam in the world.- Salman Rushdie

Something about the cultural tradition of Jews is way, way more sympathetic to science and learning and intellectual pursuits than Islam. -Richard Dawkins

In Britain, Christianity is dying. Islam, unfortunately, isn’t. Richard Dawkins Dying Christianity Unfortunately I think my love of truth and honesty forces me to notice that the liberal intelligentsia of Western countries is betraying itself where Islam is concerned. -Richard Dawkins

I’ve been to Africa three times. All right? You can’t bring Western reasoning into the culture. The same way you can’t bring it into fundamental Islam. -Bill O’Reilly

I often think that woman is more free in Islam than in Christianity. The woman is more protected by Islam than by the faith which preaches monogamy. In AI Quran the law about the woman is juster and more liberal.- Annie Besant

Muhammadan law in its relation to women is a pattern to European law. Look back to the history of Islam, and you will find that women have often taken leading places – on the throne, in the battle-field, in politics, in literature, poetry, etc. -Annie Besant

History Women You Politics Respecting other people’s cultures is well and good, but I draw the line at where some branches of Islam, what they do to women. It’s indefensible.- Jello Biafra

Terrorism is not related to Islam. -Ghostface Killah

The problem of Islam as a political force is an essential one for our time and for the years to come, and we cannot approach it with a modicum of intelligence if we start out from a position of hatred. -Michel Foucault

For years, Iran has worked to position itself to dominate the entire Middle East and to impose its version of radical Islam on society. It is actively working to destabilize Yemen, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria. -Bill Flores Society

Islam is not a race, yet Islamophobia partakes of racist characteristics. Mohsin Hamid Race Characteristics We represent the moderate teachings and principles of Islam.- Mohammad bin Salman

All we’re doing is going back to what we were: a moderate Islam that is open to all religions and to the world and to all traditions and people. -Mohammad bin Salman

What has bothered and angered radical Muslims is that I’m a non-Muslim writing anything at all about Islam. But this is fiction, and I don’t think Islam is above criticism or fictionalization any more so than Judaism, Christianity, Mormonism or Hinduism is.- Brad Thor

They do not understand Islam, and I think that is one area where perhaps I hope one day I will play a role in actually making people understand what we perceive Islam to be.- Imran Khan

West is trying to weaken Islam from outside and inside. They attack our people and invade our countries from outside, and they weaken us from within with ideas like secularism, liberalism and democracy. This is all designed to contaminate our pure Islam. -Abu Bakar Bashir

The difference must be distinguished between worship and respect. Islam orders you to obey and respect, as long as you are not worshipping anything other than God… Islam is a religion of peace. You don’t attack. You explain. -Hakeem Olajuwon

Let me put it this way: There is nothing in Islam that is fundamentally against the quest for knowledge.- Ahmed Zewail

I got my first exposure to Islam when I was 13. Mos Def First Got Exposure We have religious freedom – which is important. But we want everyone in our country to respect our laws, and our laws on Islam say it is not acceptable to have influence abroad on the Muslim community in Austria, and it is not acceptable that Islamic organizations or imams are financed from abroad.- Sebastian Kurz

I do understand that America is a predominantly Christian country. A lot of morals and values are based in Christianity as opposed to Buddhism, which it’s not, or Judaism, which it’s not, or Islam, which it’s definitely not. So I’m not going to lie to myself and just be like, ‘Well you know, everybody’s equal.’ Because we’re not. -Lupe Fiasco

All over the Middle East, we face difficult challenges: the ongoing tragedy in Syria, the instability in Iraq, and the jihadist terrorism which dares to speak in the name of Islam bring so many to seek refuge. The Hashemite Kingdom is facing all these challenges with honour, with dignity, and with great national and human solidarity. – Reuven Rivlin

Islam was hijacked on that September 11, 2001, on that plane, as an innocent victim. Hamza Yusuf Innocent Victim September Plane The forces that led to radical Islam, the Muslim Brotherhood, Al Qaeda, Islamic State, can ultimately only be defeated by moderate Muslims around the globe, countries like U.A.E. that have led the fight within their own border to promote tolerance. -Tom Cotton

I am a living illustration of Bosnian mixing and converting. My grandparents lived in eastern Herzegovina. Very poor. The Turks came and brought Islam. There were three brothers in the family. One was Orthodox Christian. The other two took Islam to survive. – Emir Kusturica

This is indeed a clash of civilisations, not between Islam and Christendom but between reason and superstition. Polly Toynbee Reason Superstition Between Indeed The white working class desires safety for their families, but Islam brings everything but safety. Look at Europe! -Milo Yiannopoulos

There have been bombings by extremists. They are not representatives of Islam. They’re not representative of the vast majority of people who love this country, but nonetheless, they exist.- Edward Zwic

The reality is that Islam is facing a phenomenal rise with regards to fundamentalism. It cannot control it, but what is sure is that neither can European states control and monitor the development of fundamentalist networks in their own territory.- Marine Le Pen

Mosques where sharia law prevails – they exist in France. Refusing to see that means that we do equate Islam with Islamic fundamentalism. We have to denounce and eradicate it. -Marine Le Pen

I think people are tired of religion and how it divides and damages people. You can name it whatever you want, Islam or Christianity, but if you have a system in which God is distant and angry all the time, and you’re trying to please him through the right disciplines, it isn’t going to work for everyone. -William P. Young

Christianity and Judaism have gone through the laundromat of humanism and enlightenment, but that is not the case with Islam. -Pim Fortuyn

terrorists whatever slogans they use have nothing in common with Islam. -Nursultan Nazarbayev

We’ll surely stop the work of all western Christian and eastern religions, and also Islam. -Vladimir Zhirinovsky

America doesn’t have the moral authority or weight to tip the scales in this fight between moderate Islam and less tolerant Islam. Muslim communities and Muslim nations need to be leading edge of this fight. -Chris Murphy

It seems like whenever you write about Muslims, people assume that you’re writing about the Quran, you are writing about the Prophet Muhammad. There’s no sense that Muslims are capable of individualism, that they’re capable of making mistakes that are somehow not connected to Islam.- G. Willow Wilson

Islam, for example, like so many other faiths, stresses the importance of mutual solidarity with our fellow man.- Mehdi Hasan

Al-Qa’ida is the antithesis of the peace, tolerance and humanity that is at the heart of Islam. -John O. Brennan

Religion is very important to me. I respect the rules of Islam, and I pray five times a day, always. Sadio Mane Day Me Religion Respect The UN structure is one-sided, stacked against the world of Islam. -Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion and distorts both. -John Cornyn

I think there ought to be a strict separation or wall built between our religious faith and our practice of political authority in office. I don’t think the President of the United States should extoll Christianity if he happens to be a Christian at the expense of Judaism, Islam or other faiths. -Jimmy Carter

Once enough Americans reacquaint themselves with Americanism, we should promote it to all countries just as the Left promotes leftism and Muslims promote Islam. One need not be American to affirm Americanism. -Dennis Prager

Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death.- Karen Armstrong

Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from strength to strength to strength. -Karen Armstrong

The values of Islam are expressed by Muslims clearly. September 11 changed the world and put Muslims on the spotlight. -Karen Armstrong

Ironically, the first thing that appealed to me about Islam was its pluralism. The fact that the Qoran praises all the great prophets of the past. -Karen Armstrong

The rise of African nations concurrent with the spread of the Nation of Islam and the civil rights movement gave black America a burst of pride over and above anything they had had since the decline of the movement of Marcus Garvey. -John Henrik Clarke

Pakistanis can’t trust. They’ve seen in history that people, particularly politicians, are corrupt. And they’re misguided by people in the name of Islam. They’re told: ‘Malala is not a Muslim, she’s not in purdah, she’s working for America.’ -Malala Yousafzai

Obama’s entire foreign policy was predicated on the notion that by existing, he would bridge all gaps and bury all hatchets. Instead, the Muslim world burns his picture even as he tells them he respects their radicalism. It turns out that diversity is a one-way street for the devotees of global Islam. -Ben Shapiro

The fundamental question I believe is, ‘Is political Islam in our best interest?’ If not, what is our policy to authoritatively support the countervailing forces?- Jim Mattis

I think my faith as a Muslim is very important. One of the core values is that you are always trying to build consensus. So when it comes to figuring out if something is permissible or not in Islam, it’s usually a discussion, and people have to come to a consensus in order for something to be approved. -Ilhan Omar

Many spiritual teachers – in Buddhism, in Islam – have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment. bell hooks Wisdom Path Experience Spiritual These are the themes in life which are consistent in Judaism, Islam, Hinduism – of being grounded in who you are and being engaged in an unjust world.- Cory Booker

The Nation of Islam provides an antidote in the United States to fundamentalist Islam – which is why individuals from America have to go abroad to find radical teachings. Wole Soyinka America Go Nation Find I admire Islam. There’s a lot of good principles in it.- John McCain

I never was in the Nation of Islam… I mean, what I call myself is a natural Muslim, ’cause it’s just me and God. -Ice Cube

When 9/11 hit, the second thing I said to myself was, ‘This really is what religious people do.’ Those people flying the plane were very good, very pious, truly faithful believers. There’s no other way to paint them. Of course, they are extremists by definition, but they certainly aren’t going against Islam in any real way.- Penn Jillette

Donald Trump is an extremist leader who came out of nowhere. He’s self-financed, recruits through social media attract his followers with a radical ideology to take over the world, and is actively trying to promote a war between Islam and the West. -Hasan Minhaj

The secular elites are so terrified of telling the truth about radical Islam. When you talk about the radical Islamists, we have got to get straight and get serious and talk about it in the right way. -Newt Gingrich

Extremism is no more the monopoly of Islam than it is the monopoly of other religions, including Christianity. -Prince Charles

Women are not automatically second-class citizens because they live in Islamic countries. We cannot judge the position of women in Islam aright if we take the most conservative Islamic states as representative of the whole. -Prince Charles

The problem with Islam is that it’s a law, not a religion, and it’s incompatible with our values, our rights, and our freedoms. -Matteo Salvini

With Islam, there’s the Sharia. There’s the Islamic law which prevails, and as long as it doesn’t distinguish between God and the state, it’s a problem.- Matteo Salvini

In my opinion, Islam is an outdated religion. It’s not modern. And therefore, there’s too much space for violence. -Matteo Salvini

Unfortunately, a certain type of Islam ghettoizes itself and is incompatible with our society. And it amazes me that some within the Catholic hierarchy act as if they do not understand.- Matteo Salvini

When Western politicians propose blanket discrimination against Islam, they bolster the terrorists’ propaganda. -David Petraeus

Christianity, Judaism and Islam all share a gospel, loosely, and it’s important that we all realize that. -Dan Brown

To speak specifically of our problem with the Muslim world, we are meandering into a genuine clash of civilizations, and we’re deluding ourselves with euphemisms. We’re talking about Islam being a religion of peace that’s been hijacked by extremists. If ever there were a religion that’s not a religion of peace, it is Islam. -Sam Harris

There is no reason whatsoever to think that Buddhism can compete successfully with the relentless evangelizing of Christianity and Islam. Nor should it try to.- Sam Harris

In early Islam, it was an absolute tenet that the prophet was not to be worshipped. The prophet was a messenger. And one of the things that have happened in Islam is this cult of the prophet, which to my view is counter to the original tradition. -Salman Rushdie

In any authoritarian society, the possessor of power dictates, and if you try and step outside, he will come after you. This is equally true of Sovietism, of China and of Iran, and in our time it has happened a lot in Islam. The point is that it’s worse when the authoritarianism is supported by something supernatural. -Salman Rushdie

When I was writing ‘The Satanic Verses,’ if you had asked me about the phenomenon that we all now know as radical Islam, I wouldn’t have had much to say. As recently as the mid-1980s, it didn’t seem to be a big deal. -Salman Rushdie

If I had simply wanted to trade on an insult to Islam, I could have done it in a sentence rather than writing a 250,000-word novel, a work of fiction.- Salman Rushdie

If terrorism is to be defeated, the world of Islam must take on board the secularist-humanist principles on which the modern is based, and without which Muslim countries’ freedom will remain a distant dream. -Salman Rushdie

The mistake of the West was to put the Saudis on the throne of Saudi Arabia and give them control of the world’s oil fortune, which they then used to propagate Wahhabi Islam. -Salman Rushdie

Certainly, poverty and economic decline have a lot to do with the so-called rage of Islam. You’ve got all these young men in countries which are economically in bad shape. The idea that they might be able to make a good living and get married and have a family, a decent life, seems very remote to a lot of people in a lot of the world. -Salman Rushdie

You have an expansionist Islam and you have an expansionist China. Right? They are motivated. They’re arrogant. They’re on the march. And they think the Judeo-Christian West is on the retreat. -Steve Bannon

To be brutally frank, I mean Christianity is dying in Europe, and Islam is on the rise. -Steve Bannon

I suppose that the media and their portrayal of Islam and the almost tribal separations and divisions of the Muslims are the greatest issues confronting Muslims in the United Kingdom.- Cat Stevens

Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam. -Cat Stevens

In the early days, I had a very black-and-white view of everything. I think that’s kind of natural for anyone who’s just embraced Islam – or any religion – as a convert. It was important for me to duck out of the fast and furious life I’d been living as a pop star. I was in a different mood. -Cat Stevens

I’m afraid that a lot of things that people believe about Islam are totally different from the religion that most of us recognize. I was really fortunate that I got to know Islam before it became a headline. -Cat Stevens

Maybe some people may have thought or imagined that Islam drains all creativity. In fact, when you look at history, you discover that the golden age of Spain is what actually produced what we call the guitar. -Cat Stevens

I believe Islam was truly spread by example. So whatever good a Muslim does publicly will be seen – the same is true for the bad. -Cat Stevens

Anybody looking at the history even of the 20th century would not single out Islam as the bloodthirsty religion; it was Christian/Nazi/Communist Europe and Buddhist/Taoist/Hindu/atheist Asia that set records for mass slaughter.- Nicholas Kristof

The caricature of Islam as a violent and intolerant religion is horrendously incomplete. Remember that those standing up to Muslim fanatics are mostly Muslims. -Nicholas Kristof

We certainly love the Muslim people. But that is not the faith of this country. And that is not the religion that built this nation. The people of the Christian faith and the Jewish faith are the ones who built America, and it is not Islam.- Franklin Graham

All views can’t be true because all views are opposite; this is the logical aspect. For example, Islam says we are good in nature; Christianity says we are born in sin. Islam says God is a man; Christianity says He is more than a man, He is God. All truths can’t be the same. -Norman Geisler

Muslim leader must unequivocally proclaim that terror committed in the name of Islam violates the core tenets of the Prophet Mohammed, and they must do so repeatedly. Period. -Mike Pompeo

I often think that woman is more free in Islam than in Christianity. Woman is more protected by Islam than by the faith which preaches monogamy. -Annie Besant

There is far more misunderstanding of Islam than there is, I think, of the other religions of the world. So many things are said of it by those who do not belong to that faith. -Annie Besant

It is the duty of the followers of Islam to spread through the civilised world, a knowledge of what Islam means – its spirit and message. -Annie Besant

Islam believes in many prophets, and Al Quran is nothing but a confirmation of the old Scriptures.- Annie Besant

In the Nation of Islam, Akbar Muhammad is a big deal. Tucker Carlson Nation Big Deal Big Deal The Western world needs to ally themselves against the evil that is political Islam. To unite with its practitioners would be to unite with evil. Anyone who sees that as a virtue is simply enabling evil and, by proxy, is evil themselves. -Steven Crowder

If you want to practice Islam in the inconsequential, semi-secular sense, fine. -Steven Crowder

Within the government, within the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, you have practically eliminated any training or any use of the term ‘radical Islam.’ That’s what we’re facing. – Michael T. Flynn

You always had a few brothers that were speaking on Islam, like my brother’s uncle. It wasn’t big in my neighbourhood, but with certain brothers, it was big. I respected it because Islam is my home. I found my home when Islam came to me. I’ve been living with it ever since.- Ghostface Killah

Make no mistake about it – Islam is just not another way to approach God. -Robert Jeffress

If they analyze the situation as thoroughly as they should, Muslims will realize they are the first targets. What are the fundamentalists really after? Simply taking over Islam and then turning its back on modernity.- Alexander Haig

Before there was radical Islam, immigration and terror didn’t mix. -Greg Gutfeld

Here is a fact: If Facebook were a religion, it will be the third largest behind Islam and Christianity. Its success is rooted and capitalizing on the human desire to bond. -Greg Gutfeld

You see in Islam, you see in Christianity, you see in Africa, in different religions, in Buddhism and Hinduism, there is a strong commitment to refugee protection. -Antonio Guterres

Practically the only way to dry the swamp of radical Islam is through economic development and an improved standard of living.- Yitzhak Rabin

I love what I live, and I live Islam, so I applied it to everything I do. I applied it to my rhymes, and I felt that I wanted the people to know what I knew.- Rakim

Subconsciously, Islam took over me, so it was like eighty or ninety per cent of the fabric of the person I was.- Rakim

Ataturk approved of the Mevlevi dervish approach to God as being ‘an expression of Turkish genius’ that reclaimed Islam from what he saw as hide-bound, backward Arab tradition.- Stephen Kinzer

Archaeologists have made discoveries that challenge fundamental traditions of Judaism as well as those of Christianity and Islam. -Stephen Kinzer

Chechens are Muslim, and some share the belief that the West is engaged in a global campaign against Islam. -Stephen Kinzer

Religion is defined by the relationship between God and man. And Islam is the submission and the acknowledgement of the human being to the creator. -Feisal Abdul Rauf

Fanaticism and terrorism have no place in Islam. -Feisal Abdul Rauf

There are individuals who are working very hard to promote fear and antagonism towards Islam and Muslims in this country. It’s fueled, in part, by the first African-American president that we have. Obama’s father was a Muslim and people have used this to arouse hostility against him. -Feisal Abdul Rauf

Our enemy is not Islam. Islam is not the enemy of America; Americans are not the enemy of Islam. Our real enemy is extremism and radicalism.- Feisal Abdul Rauf

The ultimate vision is to instate in the Muslim world the notion of multiculturalism, which is part of our heritage and history, part of the fundamental, mainstream ideals of Islam. -Feisal Abdul Rauf

What’s right with America and what’s right with Islam have a lot in common. At their highest levels, both worldviews reflect an enlightened recognition that all of humankind shares a common Creator – that we are, indeed, brothers and sisters.- Feisal Abdul Rauf

We would be able to deal with Islam if we were allowed to deal with it in the way we think we should.- Viktor Orban

The obstacle for us is not Islam, but the bureaucrats in Brussels. Viktor Orban Us Obstacle Brussels Bureaucrats If you convert to Islam after a couple of decades of being a black man in the U.S., the discrimination you receive as a Muslim doesn’t feel like a shock. -Mahershala Ali

I write as someone who has no more time for repressive Islam than he does for repressive Christianity or Judaism, but at least looks at the face in the hijab – and try to imagine the one beneath the niqab – before you depersonalise its wearer.- Will Self

Time You Face Look Most Muslims do not ‘choose’ Islam in the way that they choose to become doctors or lawyers, nor even in the way that they choose to become fans of Coldplay or Radiohead. Most Muslims, like people of any faith, are born into their religion. -Mohsin Hamid

Obviously, there’s always a battle over philosophical leanings and persuasions, but the bottom line here is that Americans need to understand that this is an ideology in jihadist terrorism that is dangerous beyond words, and we need the moderate Muslim voices to be heard here if this is to be diminished in Islam itself. -Trent Franks

This Islam business kidnapped me. Oriana Fallaci Me Business Kidnapped Europe is no longer Europe, it is Eurabia, a colony of Islam, where the Islamic invasion does not proceed only in a physical sense, but also in a mental and cultural sense. -Oriana Fallaci

Christianity and Islam are today the most numerous and fastest growing religions globally. Together they encompass more than half of humanity. Consequence: both are here to stay. -Miroslav Volf

Actually, in its purest form, Islam is incredibly tolerant. That makes what’s going on in the world really bizarre. -Steve Earle

We’re going to have to rely on the world of Islam, major Islamic nations, to take the lead in helping promote a very different view of Islam – peace and understanding, as opposed to the radicalization going on. The Saudis and UAE and Qatar and others are going to have to take a leading role in changing hearts and minds in the world of Islam. -Mitt Romney

Science is only truly consistent with an atheistic worldview with regards to the claimed miracles of the gods of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. -Lawrence M. Krauss

‘Islamist terrorism.’ The very phrase is contentious. No one wants to make this problem harder by unfairly branding and alienating a quarter of the world’s population, and even in this construction, no one should be thinking this means all of Islam or all Muslims. -Michael Hayden

World Thinking Problem Terrorism Not once since becoming president has Mr Obama linked terror aimed at the United States with Islam. -Monica Crowley

To try to turn Iraq into a liberal democracy is absolutely crazy. Islam has no understanding of the separation between church and state because they don’t understand Islam to be a church. -Stanley Hauerwas

Democracy Crazy Church Understanding The very idea that you could have separation between mosque and state from Islam’s perspective is the imposition on them of Christian practice. Islam doesn’t really have a place for the state. They are a universalistic faith like Christianity, but they think there is no country that bounds Islam. -Stanley Hauerwas

Like fundamentalist Judaism and medieval Christianity, Islam is totalist. That is to say, it makes a total claim on the individual. -Martin Amis

It is said that the West had a global policy in regard to Islam. That is stupid. There isn’t a global Islam.- Zbigniew Brzezinski

Reject racial or religious hate. Embrace moderate Islam. -Geraldo Rivera

I really believe in the way the energy can consolidate in certain geographical spots. You can find it in a lot of different places, beautiful natural spots, or if you look at Islam or Judaism or Christianity, these ideas of holy places. -Conor Oberst

Well, today, we are in the struggle brought on to us by the terrorists of Islam. It is a war that we did not choose. It was a war that was declared against us as Americans, against our people, against our Constitution. -Todd Tiahrt

A lot of people had a misconception that I would be the perfect poster child for Islam. So I got a lot of Instagram comments like, ‘Oh, you don’t have your neck covered, you’re not a Muslim!’ My thing is, stop judging women, especially if you’re a man because you don’t know the responsibility that comes with wearing a hijab. -Halima Aden

I had been fascinated with Islam since college – particularly how it could inspire such fervour in our modern age and move a significant number of its followers to horrific acts of violence. That invisible hand moved me to study more and more about Islam. -Brad Thor

Most Americans are unaware that Thomas Jefferson was the first American president to go to war against radical Islam. Jefferson was very concerned with Islam’s war-like doctrine and its inability to separate mosque and state. -Brad Thor

The more we can do to support and promulgate the intellectual traditions of the Abrahamic faiths – of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – the better armed we will be to fight fundamentalism. -Jon Meacham

I have a deep and personal aversion to anti-Semitism regardless of its source, and I reject and condemn the anti-Semitic statements and actions of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, and Khalid Muhammed.- Keith Ellison

I did not lose this election, or had a bad result compared with what we might have got because of Islam.- Imran Khan

A hedonistic lifestyle contrary to all the rules and expectations of Islam is not an unusual precursor to radicalisation: in fact, some young radicals see joining in the jihad as a way of achieving redemption for past sins. -Deeyah Khan

When leading evangelicals say terrible things about Islam, evil things about Islam, terrible things about Muhammad, they ought to be ashamed of themselves.- Tony Campolo

Most victims of ISIL are, in fact, Muslims. So it seems to me that to refer to ISIL as occupying any part of the Islamic theology is playing on a battlefield that they would like us to be on. I think that to call them – to call them some form of Islam gives the group more dignity than it deserves, frankly. -Jeh Johnson

I couldn’t follow the events of September 11 because I was proofreading a novel I’d just completed – on Islam and its quarrel with the West – that I’d promised, six months earlier, to deliver to my editor on September 12, 2001.- Pico Iyer

We should be proud that our Prophet came into the world with the message of Islam to change it for the better, and not for the worse, or to keep things as they are.- Abu Bakar Bashir

We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now? -Abu Bakar Bashir

There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them. -Abu Bakar Bashir

Islam’s laws are fixed and that is why Islam is stable. -Abu Bakar Bashir

Islam is fixed, stable, ordered and disciplined, and so are Muslims. -Abu Bakar Bashir

If my children do not behave according to Islam, if they do not pray, for instance, I will punish them. -Abu Bakar Bashir

The Prophet defeated the enemies of Islam even when he and his followers were small in number. -Abu Bakar Bashir

mall Enemies Defeated Followers The only model to follow is pure Islam. -Abu Bakar Bashir

Islam in its original form was tough and hard, not weak and pliable. Abu Bakar Bashir Tough Hard Weak Because Liberty in Islam is the liberty to be a Muslim, democracy likewise, individualism likewise. -James Buchan

My family is very feminist, and they consider that Islam is not a super feminist religion, which I know people can argue about. But that’s – any way that’s how I was brought up, so it would be odd for me to suddenly just up and start wearing a headscarf. -Elif Batuman

Historically, Islam was hijacked about 20 or 30 years after the Prophet and interpreted in such a way that the ruler has absolute power and is accountable only to God. That, of course, was a very convenient interpretation for whoever was the ruler. -Mohamed ElBaradei

If Islam’s sole interest is the welfare of mankind, then Islam is the strongest advocate of human rights anywhere on Earth. -Mos Def

This is a good time to ask apologists for the Islamic regime, who degrades Islam? Who imposes stoning, forced marriage of underage girls and flogging for not wearing the veil? Do such practices represent Iran’s ancient history and culture, its ethnic and religious diversity? Its centuries of sensual and subversive poetry? -Azar Nafisi

I think Islam is in a sense, in crisis. It needs to question and re-question itself. -Azar Nafisi

Look at Ayatollah Khomeini’s revolution and the slogans that they used: anti-imperialism; anti-colonialism; the struggle of the have-nots against the haves; the state monopoly over the economy, which was very much patterned after the Soviet Union. All of these things did not come out of Islam. Islam is not that developed. -Azar Nafisi

In the past 30 years, officials of the Iranian regime and its apologists have labelled criticism, especially with regard to women’s rights, as anti-Islamic and pro-Western, justifying its brutalities by ascribing them to Islam and Iran’s culture.- Azar Nafisi

I want to ask those who are aiding terror, what do you get by taking innocent lives? Islam is a religion of peace; you are maligning its name. -Sheikh Hasina

We want Austrian-style Islam, not one controlled by other states. -Sebastian Kurz

We have a problem with political Islam in Austria. -Sebastian Kur

There are no grounds for discrimination in Europe, regardless of whether on grounds of gender, sexual orientation, or religion. On the other hand, there is equally no place for radical thought and political Islam. -Sebastian Kurz

Islam’s parallel societies and radicalizing tendencies have no place in our country. -Sebastian Kurz P

In the U.S., the FBI or the people I met from the Department of Justice might be ignorant about Islam or about the East more generally, but I felt they were less willing to make blanket judgments about Muslims. This caution was less evident with some of the authorities I met in India. -Amitava Kumar

You won’t see Christians violently attacking people for criticising their religion as you do with Islam, things like the Charlie Hebdo attack.- Lauren Southern

Islam believes that Jesus is a prophet, and they honour him – highly – and they respect him, and they follow his teachings. So, for me, as somebody who was raised Muslim, it is an honour to actually play Jesus, just because of that.- Haaz Sleiman

In Islam, Jesus is a prophet, and if you look at Mohammed and Jesus and Moses, it’s not like Moses is better than Jesus and Jesus is better than Mohammed. They’re all so highly respected and honoured and followed, and they’re all there for a reason.- Haaz Sleiman

In Islam, we believe Jesus is a prophet and respect him and follow his teachings and put him beside the Prophet Muhammad – a lot of people don’t know that. -Haaz Sleiman

The reason that Islamist militants can assert that jihad is necessary against the perceived enemies of Islam is that there is sufficient ammunition in the Quran to buttress their beliefs. The same could also, of course, be said for the Old Testament, which is full of scenes of violent death visited on the enemies of God. -Peter Bergen

Islam is, to be sure, a big tent, and the one and a half billion Muslims in the world run the gamut from mystical, moderate, pacific Sufis to Salafists. -Peter Bergen

ISIS may be a perversion of Islam, but Islamic it is, just as Christian beliefs about the sanctity of the unborn child explain why some Christian fundamentalists attack abortion clinics and doctors. -Peter Bergen

Apostasy is a grave crime in Islam and punishable by death in the eyes of members of al Qaeda. -Peter Bergen

For many, embracing the ideology of Osama bin Laden or ISIS allowed them to become the heroes of their own story as well as actors in a cosmic crusade. For others, a ‘cognitive opening’ too militant Islam was often precipitated by a personal disappointment or loss.- Peter Bergen

Abedi appears to be one of the many thousands of Western Muslims who have embraced militant Islam, often as a way of trying to resolve the tension between their split identities.- Peter Bergen

Trump had previously opined that ‘Islam hates us’ and had called for ‘the total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,’ an argument he has since modified and moderated. -Peter Bergen

We are being challenged by Islam these years. There are some things for which one should display no tolerance. And when we are tolerant, we must know whether it is because of convenience or conviction.- Margrethe II of Denmark

There is something endearing about people who give themselves up completely to their faith. But there is likewise something frightening about such a totality, which also is a feature of Islam. -Margrethe II of Denmark

You know, my goal, once I leave the music business, is like, ‘Man, Lupe didn’t lead us astray.’ It comes directly from Islam: leading people astray is the worst thing you could do. Especially in perpetuity; like, your music continues to go on and live without you. That risk is too great for me; I’m gonna keep it positive. -Lupe Fiasco

America has always welcomed anyone willing to assimilate to its national character. But radical Islam rejects assimilation and is bent on the conquest of our national character.- Nancy Pearcey

Few remember that Trump was among the first in the country to recognize the danger of radical Islam. -Roger Stone

We have always realized, as Israelis and as Jews, that we are not fighting Islam and thus avoided turning the Temple Mount issue into a war of Jews against Muslims.- Reuven Rivlin

We must remember that Islam is not an enemy, and we have no war with Islam. -Reuven Rivlin

We are not fighting against the Palestinian people, and we are not at war with Islam. We are fighting against terrorism. -Reuven Rivlin

Similarly, it is argued that the culture of Islam is incompatible with democracy. Basically, this conventional perspective of the Middle East thus contends that democracy in that region is neither possible nor even desirable. -Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I have a big problem with Islam. Michel Onfray Problem Big Big Problem I, too, am interested in identity and Islam, which is what people expect of us. But one must not write what is expected. It’s important for North African writers to show they have other things to say.- Leila Slimani

The U.N. and other international bodies, along with wealthier nations, could manage the unavoidable migration from poorer countries if there were a greater focus on stopping the larger chaos created by leaders who finance and support terrorism in the name of Islam. -Richard Grenell

Pakistan is not the torch-bearer of Islam, and if I change my country, it doesn’t mean that I have to change my religion. -Adnan Sami

ISIS is very similar to the Kharijites, who were a toxic off-shoot of Islam. It’s not Islam; it’s a perversion of Islam, and to label, these militant externalities as Islam are to legitimize their actions. -Hamza Yusuf

I don’t align myself with the West of the Muslim world. I align myself with what I perceive to be just and in accordance with my principles – the principles that I live my life by which are universal principles and that are embodied in the religion of Islam. -Hamza Yusuf

The entrenched beliefs many westerners profess about Islam often reveal more about the West than they do about Islam or Muslims. -Hamza Yusuf

As a Westerner, the child of civil rights and anti-war activists, I embraced Islam not an abandonment of my core values, drawn almost entirely from the progressive tradition, but as an affirmation of them.- Hamza Yusuf

Secular intellectuals may wax eloquent about ‘true Islam’ being humane and peaceful, on TV programmes, but it is clear that they have not read any authoritative translations of the Koran, the Sira, and the Hadith. -Subramanian Swamy

In Islam, the word of the Prophet is final. No true Muslim can disown these verses or say that they would rewrite the offensive verses of the Koran. If they do, then they would have to run for their lives.- Subramanian Swamy

If a big number of young pupils felt secularism was an attack on them, it was because the term had been misused and deformed in the public debate for years by the extreme-right and the right as an attack on Islam. The term had often been misused to point out how Muslims were different from others, and that is clearly problematic. -Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

Islam and the Constitution are in clear conflict. -Darryl Glenn

The threat of radical Islam is real. -Darryl Glenn

Hindu nationalist outfits like the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh perpetuate a false notion of the ‘love jihad’ – the false idea that young Muslim men are making Hindu girls fall in love with them to trick them into converting to Islam. -Elizabeth Flock

I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It’s not Islam. -Hussein of Jordan

Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari’a. Islam is not only a religion but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.- Hussein of Jordan

There are too many people sympathetic to radical Islam. We should be looking at them more carefully and finding out how we can infiltrate them.- Peter T. King

We are in a conflict, whether we like it or not. I think we have to identify the enemy and call it by its name. And the enemy is an ideology rooted in militant Islam. -Ron DeSantis

No one is attacking Islam, as such. We accept that there is a large French-born Islamic population in France who have a right to be here. The FN is not a racist or Islamophobic party.- Marion Marechal-Le Pen

We are not a land of Islam. In our country, we don’t wear djellaba clothing, we don’t wear a veil, and we don’t impose cathedral-sized mosques. -Marion Marechal-Le Pen

We are not a land of Islam, and if French citizens can be Muslims, it’s on the condition to submit to habits and ways of life that the Greek, Roman influence and 16 centuries of Christianity have shaped. -Marion Marechal-Le Pen

West has been calling for years for the forces of moderate Islam to stand up to the very small percentage but a very large number of radical Muslims all around the world. When countries – the U.A.E. or Egypt or Jordan – do that, we need to highlight it, we need to celebrate it, and we need to continue to encourage it. -Tom Cotton

In their rush to placate everyone and offend no one – and in particular, to pander to Islam – the Left wants to shut down Christianity. -Milo Yiannopoulos

Every time there is a terrorist incident involving evil fanatics who abuse the name of Islam, ordinary, law-abiding Muslims pay a heavy price. -Sadiq Khan

Islam is misunderstood by many. The extremists grab the headlines; those of us who want to practise our religion and live under this country’s laws do not make the news. -Sadiq Khan

I have a lot of respect for aspects of Islam, but I would not choose to live in a theocratically organised Muslim society. -John Rhys-Davies

Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion. -John Keegan

The revival of Islam dates from the early years of the 20th century. It was brought about by their humiliation, by their sense of how low they’d fallen compared with the West. -John Keegan

There are fear mongers who talk about Islam as somehow it is an incubator of hate… remember Christians, like the Westboro Baptist Church, are just as capable of promoting intolerance. -Louis Theroux

Not counting the brand of Sunni Islam practised by the so-called Islamic State, there is probably no religion in the world that comes in for more flak than Scientology. -Louis Theroux

Christianity is the fastest-growing religion in the world; Islam is the second. It’s spreading in Asia, Africa, and South America. So the world is in a kind of religious revival, and the atheists are totally flummoxed. They thought they were winning, and now they see that they aren’t. -Dinesh D’Souza

Acts of violence against one’s own countrymen that are legitimated by religion are not new. Nor have such acts been unique to Islam. -Linda Colley

We need to recognize the reality of the threat from radical Islam: that it will be an enduring conflict, that there are no easy decisions, and that mistakes have and will be made. -Pete Hoekstra

The anniversary of the tragic attacks on September 11, 2001, and September 11, 2012, is a day to remember those who died and suffered. It is also an opportunity to open a new dialogue on the tactics and strategies that have been successful – and unsuccessful – in confronting, containing, and defeating the threat from radical Islam.- Pete Hoekstra

Islamists and their sympathizers hate us, and they will not stop hating us until we convert to ancient Islam. There is no middle ground or accommodation.- Pete Hoekstra

West needs leaders with the courage and the will to fight the scourge of radical Islam. -Pete Hoekstra

West is in for a long, irregular confrontation – not with terrorism, which is simply a tactic, but with radical Islam.- Rand Paul

The world does not have an Islam problem; the world has a dignity problem.- Rand Paul

Any attempt to single out Islam would be a violation of the Constitution. -Chris Gibson

My passion was reading newspapers – and I became curious, in particular, about Islam and the Arab world. -Federica Mogherini

It’s not the United States’s job to ‘protect’ Islam.- Dana Loesch

It’s probably incorrect to say that Islam is ‘a religion of peace,’ as some politicians like to say. Overstatements like that don’t clarify anything. -Jay Parini

Islamist terrorism is cancer on Islam, and Muslims themselves must fight it at our side.- Marine Le Pen

Do we want a multicultural society, following the model of the English-speaking world, where fundamental Islam is progressing and we see major religious claims, or do we want an independent nation, with people able to control their own destiny, or do we accept to be a region managed by the technocrats of the European Union? -Marine Le Pen

There are some who believe that secularism and Islam are not compatible. But Muslims should show everyone that this is not the case. It’s up to them to show that you can be French and Muslim and still respect secular rules. -Marine Le Pen

The struggle against radical Islam should be a joint struggle, and everyone should say, ‘There – we are sacrificing something.’ -Marine Le Pen

At the height of his popularity in 1977, Cat Stevens converted to Islam and dedicated his life to educational and philanthropic causes. -Shawn Amos

Predicting has a spotty record in science fiction. I’ve had some failures. On the other hand, I also predicted the fall of the Berlin Wall and the rise of fundamentalist Islam… and I’m not happy to be right in all of those cases. -David Brin

The people who believe themselves to be on the left, and who defend the agents of Islam in the name of tolerance and culture, are being rightwing. Not just rightwing. Extreme rightwing. I don’t understand how you can be so upset about the Christian right and just ignore the Islamic right. I’m talking about equality. -Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The concept of God in Jewish orthodoxy is one where you’re having constant quarrels with God. Where I come from, in Islam, the only concept of God is you submit to Him and you obey His commands; no quarrelling allowed.- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

My brother thinks it is very, very bad that I left Islam. My half-sister wants to convert me back; I want to convert her to Western values. My mum is terrified that when I die, and we all go to God, I will be burned. -Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Me God Brother Die My friend, the Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh, was murdered in 2004 for having been insufficiently reverent toward Islam.- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Many people in Europe and the U.S. dispute the thesis that we are living through a clash of civilisations between Islam and the west. But a radical minority of Muslims firmly believes that Islam is under siege, and is committed to winning the holy war it has declared against the West. -Ayaan Hirsi Ali

I have had to pay a price for leaving Islam and for speaking out. I have to pay for round-the-clock security because of the death threats against me. -Ayaan Hirsi Ali

We who don’t want radical Islam to spread must compete with the agents of radical Islam. I want to see what would happen if Christians, feminists and Enlightenment thinkers were to start proselytizing in the Muslim community.- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The problem is that those of us who were born into Islam and who don’t want to live according to scripture – we don’t have what the Jews have, which is a rabbinical tradition that allows you to ask questions. We also don’t have the church tradition that the Christians have.- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

I don’t believe there is such a thing as ‘moderate Islam.’ I think it’s better to talk about degrees of belief and degrees of practice. -Ayaan Hirsi Ali

My father saw Islam as a way to connect with the community. He never went to prayer services except for big communal events. I am absolutely certain that my father did not go to services every Friday. He was not religious.- Maya Soetoro-Ng

This radical Islam is a religious-based ideology. And you actually have to, when you deal with the ideology, you have to attack it on that basis.- Jack Keane

The fact to the matter is, we never developed a comprehensive strategy to deal with radical Islam. And the 9/11 commission said one of the things we must do is develop a global alliance to combat it.- Jack Keane

The Arab Spring, nobody’s in the streets demonstrating for radical Islam; they’re in the streets with a window of democracy. They want our political reform, our social justice, and our economic opportunity. -Jack Keane

Things that become important to economies become ritualized and become deified. Because I’m Jewish, I always thought it was interesting that in Judaism, salt seals a bargain, particularly the covenant with God. Some people, when they bless the bread, dip it in salt. The same thing exists in Islam. -Mark Kurlansky

I think there is no reason for us to bring to Islamism or political Islam the fear and ignorance of Western commentators and their hysterical vocabulary. -Pankaj Mishra

The clash of civilizations or the clash between Islam and the West may be cliches. But there is an even bigger cliche around: that this clash actually goes on within Islam, between reformists and fanatics. -Pankaj Mishra

Islam is in principle egalitarian, and has always had problems with power.- Mary Douglas

I’m a person of faith, and the language that I use to define my faith, the symbols and metaphors that I rely upon to express my faith, are those provided by Islam because they make the most sense to me. -Reza Aslan

What the printing press is to Christianity in the 16th century, that’s what the Internet is doing to Islam now. It has opened up the monopoly over the interpretation of Islam that used to solely belong to the religious class. -Reza Aslan

I never would’ve thought in Homeland Security that you would see someone saying that we needed to have hearings on radicalization of Christianity because it’s a purported threat to America as much as radicalization of Islam. Mo Brooks You America Thought Never There’s no religion in this country that is more misunderstood, miscategorized, and misidentified than Islam. -W. Kamau Bell

Donald Trump giving a speech on Islam is like me giving a speech titled, ‘The Best Haircuts to Have If You Really Want to Succeed in Corporate America.’ I could do it. But I’d mostly be making it up as I went along. -W. Kamau Bell

The fact of simultaneously being Christian and having as my mother tongue Arabic, the holy language of Islam, is one of the basic paradoxes that have shaped my identity. -Amin Maalouf

Mother Identity Language Christian In the first decade of the twenty-first century, the major international question was the relation between Islam and democracy.- Noah Feldman

The truth is nobody was a Muslim until Public Enemy came out. Then, everybody was Muslim this and Muslim that. It’s a bandwagon thing. Islam is a way of life… it’s a religion. It’s not just something you put on a record. -KRS-One Life

I was sort of born into a Subud cult that has ties to Islam and Indonesia and Middle Eastern spiritualism. My parents were kind of trial-and-error when it came to religion. -Sufjan Stevens

The U.S. is friends with dictatorial regimes, then invades places like Iraq and Afghanistan, and what happens afterwards is a catastrophe. In the place of their leaders, fundamentalist movements that use the name of Islam spring up, and all that’s left is terror and bloodshed. -Ayman Odeh

Here’s the broader inconvenient truth for both Clinton and women’s rights that Trump is more than willing to tell voters: Islam, as it is practiced in most countries around the world, suppresses women’s rights – the only issue is the degree of severity of the repression. -Peter Navarro

Those who say that the West and Islam are eternally irreconcilable have more in common with the Islam extremists than they might like to think, for it’s the very same argument, of course, advanced by Al-Qaida. And they do have it wrong. We need to work with mainstream Islam. -Pauline Neville-Jones

I am concerned if 25 per cent of Americans think that President Obama is a Muslim. I mean, it’s obviously a lack of knowledge. But also, it’s for the Muslims as well, you know, because small numbers of Muslims have really painted a very negative image of Islam.- Najib Razak

I keep on saying, being moderate is fundamental to Islam. -Najib Razak

We have been given a role to play. We have been asked to provide, to give lectures on the role of Islamic development and the way we do it here, so the people who are Muslims there would understand what the role of Islam is.- Abdullah Ahmad

The idea is that they wouldn’t want to deal with militant Islam but an Islam and Muslims who are committed to progress committed to the development, who like peace and are moderate in their ways. So that’s what we are doing here.- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

General Zia-ul-Haq, a dictator and unscrupulous political actor, used Islam as a pretext for waging war in Afghanistan and adopting an aggressive stance towards India. By advancing a more orthodox version of Islam, he was able to hold on to a repressive regime and quell any opposition. -Asma Jahangir

My father, in 1952, just in his 20s, my father became the chief spokesman for the Nation of Islam. From 1952 to 1959, there were four temples. My father was responsible and credited for having maximized this membership. From four temples to 50 temples, there was so much work involved. -Ilyasah Shabazz

Betty Shabazz was the wife of a man who challenged a government that was historically unjust. She was harassed and placed under surveillance by the Nation of Islam (NOI), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). -Ilyasah Shabazz

Picture what this country felt like in the weeks and months after 9/11. Can you imagine anyone even beginning to allow an advertising campaign promoting Islam, being endorsed and supported by a man the feds believe to be a terrorist, on New York City subways?- Mike Gallagher

I’m concerned that Islam has not just been politicised but that it’s becoming an identity. This is like turning religion into a football match; it’s a distraction from the real thing.- Leila Aboulela

The coverage of Islam in the media is becoming more sophisticated, and there is more access to knowledge.- Leila Aboulela

Look at all the misery in the Middle East, for example. All these countries have Islam in common, and far too few dares to criticize Islam as an ideology, and what it’s doing to these countries. I know I might get punched in the face for saying these things, but my conviction is that less religion in the world would be better. -Bjorn Ulvaeus

The threat to Russia isn’t liberal Europe or America. It is nonliberal Islam and nonliberal China. Russia has to change. It can’t be otherwise. It will take time. You have to be patient. -Adam Michnik

As Commander of the Faithful, it is out of the question that I fight Islam. We need to fight violence and ignorance. It is true when one strolls out, one sees women with scarves and men with beards. This has always been the case in Morocco. Morocco is built on tolerance. -Mohammed VI of Morocco

For the most part, the only contact that most Quebecers have with the world of Islam is through these images of violence, repeated over and over: wars, riots, bombs, the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Boston marathon… The reaction is obvious: We’ll have none of that here!- Jacques Parizeau

There are many ways people think of God, and thousands of flavours of Christianity, Judaism, Islam… but they’re always looking at something that’s not measurable or you can’t really see or control. -Anthony Levandowski

I definitely subscribe to the idea that 9/11, to use an overused phrase, was a wake-up call. There was a year-long national teach-in on Islam – everyone read books and suddenly talked about Islam, and that was very productive. But there’s no doubt that moment has passed.- Bruce Feiler

I have travelled a lot in the world, and wherever Islam is in charge, it’s just terrible. Pim Fortuyn World Traveled Just Wherever There is tension between the values of modern society and the principles of Islam. -Pim Fortuyn

Modern society places an emphasis on individual responsibility, whereas Islam places an emphasis on collective responsibility and the family. -Pim Fortuyn

Obama has no power to change American policy because there are people who specialize in drawing these policies, which have been and still are hostile towards Islam. -Muqtada al Sadr

We are in a struggle against the forces of radical Islam and terror, which must be defeated for our children and our grandchildren. -Michael McCaul

If there is one thing that the women and men of the late 20th century who have an awareness and enjoyment of history can be sure of, it is that Islam was not sent from Heaven to foster egotism and mediocrity. -Fatema Mernissi

So much of Islam is Judeo-Christianity. It’s impossible to divorce them. Islam is 600 years after Christ. Thousands of years after Judaism. Christ, Moses, Abraham – they are all in the Koran. -Fatema Mernissi

Contrary to what many Westerners believe, Islam has a rich tradition of secular painting in spite of its ban on images. It is only in religious rituals that the use of pictorial representation is totally prohibited. -Fatema Mernissi

In Islamic societies, politicians can manipulate almost everything. But thus far, no fundamentalist leader has been able to convince his supporters to renounce Islam’s central virtue – the principle of strict equality between human beings, regardless of sex, race, or creed. -Fatema Mernissi

Iran is not in any sort of routine groupings. It’s not an Arab country. It’s not part of the Indian subcontinent. So it’s in a neighbourhood where it has some unique characteristics. We are a country which embraced Islam, learned Arabic, but didn’t change its language or its culture… That’s what keeps us unique. -Mohammad Javad Zarif

We have to fight radical Islam wherever it exists. It’s in Afghanistan, it’s in Saudi Arabia, throughout the Middle-East in big numbers and it’s in the United States. -Tom Tancredo

Barack Obama and the American Left, the ‘imperialist’ West is always guilty, and so, radical Islam is seen as at least half right in attacking Western values and institutions. -Tom Tancredo

No, Islam did not free African-Americans from slavery, not in Africa and not in Europe or America. Evangelical Christianity did that. -Tom Tancredo

America Free Slavery Africa No, Islam did not lift American blacks out of poverty; capitalism did that. -Tom Tancredo

The Left wants Islam not only tolerated across the globe but invited and welcomed inside the gates and into our schools, our entertainment, our military our legislatures, and yes, the White House. -Tom Tancredo

To the Left, Islam, like the rest of the ‘Third World,’ is one of the many victims of Western Imperialism. -Tom Tancredo

To the Left, Islam’s anger and hatred of the West are understandable because they have legitimate grievances against us. -Tom Tancredo

ISIS and radical Islam have declared war on us not because of anything we have done – not because we are a friend to Israel and not because we have not yet toppled the bloody Syrian dictator Assad. ISIS and radical Islamists hate us for who we are. The irony is, we ourselves do not know who we are. -Tom Tancredo

War Hate Friend Know Radical Islam’s principles are out there for all to see if they open their eyes. But what are our principles? In truth, they are up for grabs.- Tom Tancredo

It is not right to associate the fight against international terrorist networks with an imaginary crusade against Islam. -Omar Bongo

Personality cults are an insult to Islam. -Ramzan Kadyrov

If people in Russia do not take the path of traditional, pure Sufi Islam, Russia will lose out. All the other denominations, like Wahhabism, are new inventions for our country – we have never had it, and we will never accept it.- Ramzan Kadyrov

The core of my life is Islam, my religion. Without that, I have no strength, no belief in God or in myself. -Naseem Hamed

Muslims are not bloodthirsty people. Islam is a religion of peace that forbids the killing of the innocent. Islam also accepts the Prophets, whether those prophets are Mohammed, God’s peace and blessing be upon Him, or Moses or the other prophets of the Books.- Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

North Eurasia is one of the best examples of religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence of Islam and Christianity. This is a rare thing in today’s world, even in its most liberal parts. -Nursultan Nazarbayev

I mean, in general, the danger is from Oriental faiths and Islam. -Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Islam will be what Muslims make of it. And it is the sum total of the interpretation that Muslims give to it. -Maajid Nawaz

I can now say that the more I learnt about Islam, the more tolerant I became.- Maajid Nawaz

Islamism is not Islam. Islamism is the politicisation of Islam, the desire to impose a version of this ancient faith over society. -Maajid Nawaz

Hip-hop in the ’90s began moving towards the Nation of Islam and the 5 Percenters, black nationalist movements; very much so, these movements embraced a form of Islam: Malcom X’s form of Islam prior to his change. -Maajid Nawaz

The conclusion that I have come to is that actually, no religion, whether it’s Islam, Christianity or any idea based on scripture or texts, is a religion of ‘anything,’ really.- Maajid Nawaz

I can say with a level of confidence that Islam is not a religion of war, only because the majority of Muslims don’t subscribe to that perspective, not because there’s something inherent in the text that tells me it’s a religion of peace. -Maajid Nawaz

All my friends were non-Muslims. I actually knew very little about Islam – like, very little. -Maajid Nawaz

I became, suddenly, not just a Muslim in faith. I became a Muslim in politics. Somebody whose politics were pre-defined by one interpretation of Islam. -Maajid Nawaz

I realised that the idea of enforcing sharia is not consistent with Islam as it’s been practised from the beginning. In other words, Islam has always been secular, and I had been totally ignorant of the fact. -Maajid Nawaz

Islamism is an ideology that seeks to impose any version of Islam over society. -Maajid Nawaz

Yes, women should be free to cover their faces when walking down the street. But in our schools, hospitals, airports, banks and civil institutions, it is not unreasonable – nor contrary to the teachings of Islam – to expect women to show the one thing that allows the rest of us to identify them… namely, their face. -Maajid Nawaz

The French have a very deep knowledge of Islam in many areas, and we can exchange views. Tony Tan Knowledge Deep Many Very I do not understand how people can look at the rapid spread of extremism all across the globe and not understand that it is – that it isn’t coincidental to the concurrent rapid spread of a very conservative strain of Islam that is paid for out of Saudi Arabia. -Chris Murphy

There is no doubt that terrorists acting under the banner of Islam have declared war on us.- Bob Beckel

I questioned the blind faith demanded by my religion, which was Islam. -Art Malik

Faith Religion Blind Which I don’t know that Islam has ever been a subject of anything that I’ve written. I think Muslims have often been, but those are two very different things. -G. Willow Wilson

For most inhabitants of the Arab world, the prevailing cultural attitude toward women – fed and encouraged by Wahhabi doctrine, which is based on Bedouin social norms rather than Islamic jurisprudence – often trumps the rights accorded to women by Islam. -G. Willow Wilson

The ‘Islam vs. the West’ dialogue ceased to be about real people a long time ago.- G. Willow Wilson

Ninety per cent of the comic books I’ve written in the past had little or nothing to do with Islam. -G. Willow Wilson

In 2003, as a 21-year-old convert to Islam, I moved from Colorado to Cairo to see what life was like in a Muslim country.- G. Willow Wilson

If the Pope spoke out with moral authority against violent Islam, I would be there cheering him on.- Paul Gosar

Family is such a fundamental part of Islam, and women run the family. I had to force myself not to impose my own definition of political and social freedom on women in Islam and approach each story objectively.- Lynsey Addario

Myself Freedom Family Women We have to find a way to try and reconcile our beliefs – and Islam, like Judaism and Christianity, has traditionally seen homosexuality as a sin – with the reality of life in modern, pluralistic, secular societies in which gay people cannot be wished away or banished from sight. -Mehdi Hasan

Islam, like orthodox interpretations of the other Abrahamic faiths, views homosexuality as sinful and usually defines marriage as only ever a heterosexual union. This isn’t to say that there is no debate on the subject. -Mehdi Hasan

As a supporter of secularism, I am willing to accept same-sex weddings in a state-sanctioned register office, on grounds of equity. As a believer in Islam, however, I insist that no mosque be forced to hold one against its wishes. -Mehdi Hasan

To claim that ISIS is Islamic is egregiously inaccurate and empirically unsustainable, not to mention insulting to the 1.6 billion non-violent adherents of Islam across the planet. -Mehdi Hasan

I love my job… but I find myself awkwardly straddling the divide between British Islam and the British media. I get pretty exhausted of having to constantly endure a barrage of lazy stereotypes, inflammatory headlines, disparaging generalisations, and often inaccurate and baseless stories.- Mehdi Hasan

I’m the first person to say don’t equate between terrorism and Islam. But at the same time, I’m not going to pretend that there isn’t a threat from some British Muslim homegrown extremists. -Mehdi Hasan

Al-Qa’ida seeks to portray America as an enemy of the world’s Muslims. But President Obama has made it clear that the United States is not, and never will be, at war with Islam. -John O. Brennan

Muslims around the world deserve to see the birthplace of Islam represent the ethics of Islam. -Jamal Khashoggi

There can be no political reform and democracy in any Arab country without accepting that political Islam is a part of it. -Jamal Khashoggi

I always found it ironic when a Saudi official bashes Islamists, given that Saudi Arabia is the mother of all political Islam – and even describes itself as an Islamic state in its ‘Higher Law.’ -Jamal Khashoggi

Osama bin Laden’s hijacked planes not only attacked the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. They also attacked Islam as a faith. They attacked the values of tolerance and coexistence that Islam preaches. -Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia is the mother and father of political Islam. Jamal Khashoggi Mother Father Political Saudi The majority of the world’s Muslims do not believe that terrorism is a legitimate strategy or that Islam is incompatible with democracy.- Gijs de Vries

Islam and the West have clashed in the past and have not clashed. There is nothing inevitable about it. -Lawrence Wright

I wrote ‘God’s War,’ I probably did eight years of research into the Middle East, Judaism, Islam, Catholicism, and all sorts of fabulous other things. Kameron Hurley God War Research Things I think I came to see Islam, or at least one part of Islam, as an important defence mechanism against the commercialization of the world. -Peter Jennings

I was fascinated by the Black Panthers because I’d been in contact with the Nation of Islam, thanks to Muhammad Ali, and their way of talking was that the whites were the devil, and they’d get rid of them once they took over. -William Klein

Al Qaeda’s leaders seek to reverse what they claim are corrupt Islamic practices bookended by the Mongol invasions in 1256 and Ataturk’s ending the caliphate in 1924. Theirs is a fight to turn Islam’s clock back to the time of Prophet Muhammad’s original followers.- Malcolm

ISIL is not ‘radical Islam.’ Hamas, Hezbollah, Fatah, the Muslim Brotherhood – these are radical Islamic groups. They resort to armed struggle and terrorism to move toward their goals. But they are also deeply political organizations that have internal rules, standards, and codes of conduct. -Malcolm Nance

Yes, ISIL is a terror-based insurgent army that seeks to establish a Caliphate, but the group’s actual end goal is far from political: ISIL believes that, through jihad, it will bring about the Day of Judgment. This is not true Islam. -Malcolm Nance

Islam’s not just about covering your hair. It’s about how you treat other people. -Bassem Youssef

My aim is to show that those governments that violate the rights of people by invoking the name of Islam have been misusing Islam.- Shirin Ebadi

I did a play called ‘Disgraced’ in 2012 at Lincoln Center, which ultimately won the Pulitzer Prize. I played the lead character, a Muslim American, who had renounced Islam and became very anti-Islam.- Aasif Mandvi

When I look at Washington today, we need to bring us together. We need to solve problems, we need to rebuild our military so we can stand up to radical Islam, we need to get our economy growing much faster by throwing out the corrupt tax code and lowering the rates. -George Pataki

When the Taliban captured Kabul in 1996 after a searing, four-year civil war, they immediately instituted laws which fit their utopic vision of the time of Islam’s founding more than 1,300 years earlier. Afghan women’s lives offered the most visible sign of the imagined past to which Afghanistan’s present was to be returned.- Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Islam is not a religion. It’s a political system. It has a different set of rules.- Paul Nehlen

The enemy is not Islam, the great world faith, but a perversion of Islam.- John Cornyn

I plan on using all of the Left-wing terrorists and tech tyrants who are trying to shut me down simply because I am a Conservative Jewish woman who speaks the truth about Islam. -Laura Loomer

Islam has been badly used by a certain ideology. -Youssou N’Dour

I really want to bring the message of love that is Islam to people; bring something new to that familiar face. -Youssou N’Dour

Islam is a peaceful religion.- Youssou N’Dour

Whether it’s people walking off ‘The View’ when Bill O’Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression. -Eric Cantor

For me, Islam is a moral reference point, a source of inspiration to work collectively with people, to love people and to help them, to concentrate on universal values of mercy, co-operation and tolerance. -Wadah Khanfar

The radical elements in Islam are very dangerous. Brent Scowcroft Dangerous Very Radical Elements Establishing an equilibrium between the Islam of truth and Islam as an identity is one of the most difficult tasks of religious intellectuals. -Abdolkarim Soroush

Islam, or any religion, will become totalitarian if it is made into an ideology because that is the nature of ideologies. -Abdolkarim Soroush

Nature Religion Will Become After the 9/11 incidents, Islam has become a big question mark among westerners, especially Americans. The mass media constantly raise the issue of the relationship between Islam and terrorism. -Abdolkarim Soroush

Islam has shown two faces to the Jews, one benevolent, one less so. Jack Schwartz Two Faces Jews Less The Wahhabi movement is a form of radical Islam that people here say did not exist before in Bosnia, where Islam had co-existed with other major religions and was much softer and more liberal.- Jasmila Zbanic

I support this war on terror and the war on radical Islam. -Dana Rohrabacher

America won the Cold War, some believed we had come to the ‘end of history,’ and budget-cutters celebrated the so-called ‘peace dividend.’ As a result, we ignored the toxic mixture of militant Islam and terror that ultimately led to 9/11. -Frank Gaffney

Islam and democracy can function together.- Ali Babacan

A country which has a population 99% as their faith in Islam can also be a country which is subscribing to the universal values of the E.U. -Ali Babacan

Throughout its history, Islam has borrowed and adapted from other civilizations, both ancient and modern.- Shereen El Feki

My mother’s family is Christian: her father was a Baptist lay preacher, and her brother, in a leap of Anglican upward mobility, became a vicar in the Church of Wales. But my mother converted to Islam on marrying my father. She was not obliged to; Muslim men are free to marry Ahl al-Kitab, or people of the Book – among them, Jews and Christians. -Shereen El Feki

Growing up, I came to love Egypt and respect Islam, but I never thought to go beyond the surface. Back in Canada, many of my father’s Egyptian friends questioned his decision not to raise his only child more strictly in the faith. I was not taught salat, the Muslim ritual of prayer, nor did I study Arabic. -Shereen El Feki

President Bush’s war on Iraq is viewed broadly in Islamic communities as an attack on Islam, and thus the President has alienated a large part of one-fifth of the world’s population. -John Olver

The U.S. always needs an enemy. It comes and goes. Today it is Islam. According to this plan or ideology of the born-again Christians who formed an alliance with Zionism, Islam is the monster. -Walid Jumblatt

The Islamic State is a threat to both the moderate Islam headed by Mr Saad al-Hariri and, of course, for Hezbollah. There is a convergence, an anxiety of a common enemy… which is good. -Walid Jumblatt

Christianity and Islam, have the same morals, the same lifestyle, some of the same stories that shaped them. -Craig Thompson

I had this desire to understand Islam better and then focus on the beauty of Arabic and Islamic cultures. And one of the first things to emerge was Arabic calligraphy, which was instantly inspiring. -Craig Thompson

There is a group of individuals who are radical jihadists. We need to call them by name. They believe it is OK to kill people in the name of their religion. It is not all of Islam. It is not all Muslims. But there is a subgroup who believe it is OK. In fact, it is their plan and design to kill people. -Tim Pawlenty

I think Muslims have become the new Negroes in America. They are being mistreated at airports, by the Immigration – everywhere. Islam is a religion of peace. They are wrong. -Jermaine Jackson

Having embraced Islam, I felt as if I were born again. I found in Islam the answers to those queries which I had failed to find in Christianity. -Jermaine Jackson

There are strengths in Islamic tradition. Islam actually, as a monotheistic religion, which defined man as a responsible agent by itself, created the idea of the individual in the Middle East and saved it from the communitarianism, the collectivism of the tribe. -Mustafa Akyol

While no Muslim worthy of his name would lose his respect for God, the Prophet Muhammad, and other symbols of Islam, he might well refrain from using legal prosecution or violent reaction to those who do not show the same respect. My basis for this claim is nothing other than the holiest source of Islam, the Quran. -Mustafa Akyol

The Qur’an not only lacks any earthly punishment for someone who abandons Islam, it even includes verses that imply that such a change of heart should be a matter of free choice. -Mustafa Akyol

The main bone of contention is whether Islamic injunctions are legal or moral categories. When Muslims say Islam commands daily prayers or bans alcohol, are they talking about public obligations that will be enforced by the state or personal ones that will be judged by God? -Mustafa Akyol

One has to nurture a new generation, to raise children in the spirit of Islam. -Akhmad Kadyrov

Islam was a time of great creativity. Scholars excelled in sciences and literature.- Basmah bint Saud

Islam was a time of great creativity. Scholars excelled in sciences and literature. Our religion should not be a shield behind which we hide from the world but a driving force that inspires us to innovate and contribute to our surroundings. This is the true spirit of Islam. -Basmah bint Saud

There are common denominators that unite all members of al-Nahda: There is no one in al-Nahda who doubts about Islam There is no one in al-Nahda that believes in extremist views of Islam. -Rashid al-Ghannushi

No one in al-Nahda believes that jihad is a way to impose Islam on the world. But we believe that jihad is self-control, is a social and political struggle, and even military jihad is only a way to defend oneself in the case of aggression. -Rashid al-Ghannushi

Barack Obama a Muslim? Did he ever practice Islam? The presidential candidate officially rejects the claims, but the issue of Obama’s personal faith has re-emerged amid conflicting accounts of his enrollment as a Muslim during elementary school in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation. -Aaron Klein

Faith School World Practice Jihad expands Islam’s domain by any means available. -Ralph Peter

In the early centuries of Islam, the great schools of Islamic jurisprudence were built upon the above principles. Basic to all their legal systems they developed the doctrine that liberty is the fundamental basis of law. -Aly Khan

It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion. -Aly Khan

It is not necessary to dwell on the political and social principles of Islam, to underline how close they also are in spirit to the concepts of human rights which govern the political and social systems of the West. -Aly Khan

The contribution of Islam to history and modern civilization is the product of the efforts of peoples of many races and tongues which came to accept its way of life.- Aly Khan

Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy, affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity. This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand. -Aly Khan

Fortunately, historians are now beginning to recognise the historic role of Islam as a liberating force for peoples oppressed by the burdens of unjust social systems. -Aly Khan

Again and again, when Westerners are perceived as denigrating Muhammad, the Koran, or Islam, Islamists demonstrate, riot or kill. -Daniel Pipes

My career divides in two: before and after 9/11. In the first part, I was trying to show that Islam is relevant to political concerns. If you want to understand Muslims, I argued, you need to understand the role of Islam in their lives. Now that seems obvious.- Daniel Pipes

I draw a distinction between traditional Islam and Islamism. Islamism emerged in its modern form in the 1920s and is driven by a belief that Muslims can be strong and rich again if they follow the Islamic law severely and in its entirety. This is a response to the trauma of modern Islam.- Daniel Pipes

In the long term, the United States could greatly benefit Islam by uniquely freeing the religion from government constraints and permitting it to evolve in a positive, modern direction. But that’s the long term. -Daniel Pipes

We’ve got jihadists. That doesn’t mean that all Muslims are problems with respect to terrorism, but there is something going on here. We’ve got a problem dealing with one aspect of one portion of modern Islam – just as hundreds of years ago the world had a problem with Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition. -James Woolsey

Eradicating terrorist organizations and neutering radical Islam means very little if we cannot first guarantee we’ll all be here tomorrow. -Gillian Turner

I grew up in Jerusalem and went to school here. I studied at the Hebrew University – mostly Islam and Arabic: Arab literature, Arab poetry and culture, because I felt like we are living in this region, in the Middle East, and we are not alone: There are nations here whose culture is Arab.- Yitzhak Navon

I’ve always maintained there is no incompatibility between Islam and democracy. The Europeans, in general, confuse Islam and Islamism. Islamism is a political movement that instrumentalises the religion to get to power, which has nothing to do with religion. Islam here in Tunisia is a religion of openness, of tolerance. -Beji Caid Essebsi

No ideology is more unacceptable to our way of life than radical Islam. We don’t have to live in fear of it. This is an enemy we can defeat. -Jon Keyser

The bombers were enemies of Islam and enemies of the country. We will do everything and anything needed to stop them. -Khaleda Zia

All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion. -Abdurrahman Wahid

Others Well, the most important thing about Islam is that we have to differentiate between two kinds of Islam. The first one is the institution of Islam… second, the culture of Islam. -Abdurrahman Wahid

If we cling to the institution of Islam, then we tend to defend it against whatever we see as a danger to it, so because of this, we see now that many people are defending states, defending territories, defending everything institutional in the belief that they defend Islam. -Abdurrahman Wahid

There are many nice, peaceful Muslims, but the Netherlands is far too tolerant regarding the statements of the radical wing of Islam. -Els Borst

I was involved with the Nation of Islam. I wasn’t doing any marching. I’ve been involved with the Nation for 50 years. Back in those days, they tried to label us as black Muslims. There are Muslims all over the world. It doesn’t have to be black; it doesn’t matter what colour he is. The Mighty Hannibal Black World Color Matter The jihadists of ISIS wish to go back to what they see as a more pure form of Islam from the time of the Prophet and his companions. They believe in a literal interpretation of the Koran. -Paul Wood

There is no greater threat to America than Islam. -William G. Boykin

I made the film to bring the story of Islam, the story of 700 million people, to the West. -Moustapha Akkad

Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty, to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has 700 million followings, yet it’s so little known about it which surprised me. -Moustapha Akkad

The cause of the break with the tradition of antiquity was the rapid and unexpected advance of Islam. The result of this advance was the final separation of East from West and the end of the Mediterranean unity. -Henri Pirenne

I don’t recognize any law but the Sharia of Islam. There is no compromise. John Walker Lindh Law Compromise Recognize Any As long as I am alive, there will be no rest for the enemies of Islam. I will continue my mission against them. -Osama bin Laden

The problem is not Hamas, the problem is not people. The root of the problem is Islam itself as an idea, as an idea. And about Hamas as an organization, of course, the Hamas leadership, including my father, they’re responsible; they’re responsible for all the violence that happened from the organization. -Mosab Hassan Yousef

I know people who support Hamas, but they never got involved in terrorist attacks, for example… they follow Hamas because they love God and they think that Hamas represents God. They don’t have the knowledge, they don’t know the real God, and they never studied Christianity. But Hamas, as a representative for Islam, it’s a big problem. -Mosab Hassan Yousef

Islam is not a religion of peace. Islam is a religion of war, and most Muslims don’t understand the true nature of Islam. -Mosab Hassan Yousef

The biggest terrorist is the God of the Quran. I know this is very dangerous and this will offend many people. The more you follow the steps of the prophet of Islam and the God of Islam, the more you get close to being a terrorist.- Mosab Hassan Yousef

Hamas murders not only Israelis but also Palestinians whose political stance is different from that which its group promotes; that is, its radical religious outlook in which Islam is the solution to the world’s problems.- Mosab Hassan Yousef

World Problems Political Group We need to educate people about the reality of Islam, the logic of Islam. I am sure every free man in this world would fight the ideology of Islam. -Mosab Hassan Yousef

Beautiful Islamic Quotes in English

Be Patient – For what was written for you was written by the greatest of writers.

Many Skin colors. One Ummah. No Racism in Islam.

I said to Allah, “I hate life.” He replied, “Who asked you to love life? Just love me and life will beautiful.”

Men and women have equal rewards for their deeds. Quran 3:195

O ye who believe! Avoid suspicion as much (as possible): for suspicion in some cases is a sin: And spy not on each other behind their backs. Quran 49:12

Shaikh Ibn Taymiyah Said: “The Heart was only created for the remembrance of Allah.” [Majmu Al-Fatawa 9/233 | Translated by Abbas Abu Yahya]

Ibn Al Jawzee Said: A person who truly fears his lord hoes not care about others and does not put himself in a position where his religion is at risk.

Don’t ever think that dying upon the shahdah will be easy. The tongue utters what’s in the heart. Reflect.

When you don’t understand what’s happening in your life, Just close your eyes, and take a deep breath and say, “Ya Allah, I know this is your plan just help me through it.”

The backbiter shall not enter Paradise

If you are in doubt ask ALLAH. Perform Salatul Istikhara

When things are too hard to handle, retreat & count your blessings instead.

Dear Muslimah…Don’t be proud of every guy wants you, cheap items have many buyers be a rare stone that only the pious can afford you, reach and get you in a Halal relationship (Nikkah)

Over 151,000 people die in this world every day, I thank Allah for still giving me some more time to fix my Akhirah…

Don’t be like those who forgot God, so God caused them to forget their own souls.

The more I see of the world the more i silently whisper, “Alhamdulillah for Islam”

When we repair our relationship with Allah, He repairs everything else for us.

Beautiful Islamic Quotes


No matter what your physical appearance, when you have kindness in your heart, You’re the most beautiful person in the world. – Mufti Ismail Menk

Take every day as a chance to become a better Muslim.

So What if this life isn’t perfect? it’s not Jannah.- Nouman Ali Khan

Islamic Sayings

Born from different mothers skins of all colours come together as brothers. that’s the beauty of Islam.

The Worst of our faults is our interest in other people’s Faults. – Ali Ibn Abi Talib’s Best Quotes About Life

The overly jealous seek to harm and hurt others, but in the end, only harm themselves. – Good quotes about life

If you want to destroy any nation without war, make adultery & nudity common in the next generation. – Salahuddin Ayyubi  Quote

Trust Allah when things don’t work out the way you wanted. Allah has something better planned for you.

Short Islamic quotes

O you who believe! seek help through patience and prayers indeed, Allah is with the patient. – Quran 2:153

When Allah pushes you to the edge, Trust him fully because only two things can happen. Either he will catch you or he will make you learn how to fly.

The bigger desire you have for a sin the bigger is your Imaan if you leave it.

A person’s tongue can give you the taste of his heart. – Ibn Qayyim Al Jawziyyah

Control your anger or it will control you.

When you treat people well, Those same people might not treat you the same way. But if you pay attention, You’ll notice that Allah has sent other people who treat you even better. – Omar Suleiman

This Dunya “are you pleased with the life of this world (Dunya) rather than the hereafter (Aakhira)? But little is the enjoyment of the life of this world as compared with the hereafter.”

Halal is a must. not just about what we eat but also what we wear and what we love.

Happy is the soul that found Allah before finding Dunya.

Insulting others is never a way of correcting them. Instead, it causes some damage & proves That we need to help ourselves. – Mufti Ismail Menk.

Best Islamic Quotes

Allah says: If Allah knows [any] good in your hearts, He will give you [something] better than what was taken from you. – Quran 8:70

Oh Allah, Give me the strength to distance my self from that which distances me from you.

When you’re close to Allah he softens your heart.

What is Jihad? smiling in the Tough moment is Jihad. keeping Patience in hard times is Jihad. Struggling for the good deed is jihad. taking care of old parents in a loving way is jihad. forgiving is jihad. Jihad is not what the media shows but what the Quran Says to strive and to Struggle!

Fill your heart with Eemaan and it will become the most peaceful place on earth.

The Prophet Muhammad Peace be upon him Said: There will come a time when holding on to your religion will be like holding burning coal. – Sunan al-Tirmidhi: 3056

When Someone is behaving unjustly to you, find peace in the truth of the situation, knowing that Allah is enough as a witness.

Being a Muslim is about changing yourself not Changing Islam.

Invite people to Islam Even Without Words. Did they ask, How? He replied “With Your Manners”-Umar Ibn al Khattab Quote

Every new breath that Allah allows you to take is not just a blessing but also a Responsibility.

Dua Heals all negativity, hurt, anger, worries and depression. pray to Allah Daily.

The Dunya is not the resting place, it is the testing place.

Suicide Bombing is not from Islam Messenger of Allah Said: Indeed whoever (intentionally) Kills Himself, Then Certainly he will be punished in the fire of Hell, wherein he shall dwell forever. – Bukharee (5778) & Muslim (109-110)

Sometimes the blessings are not in what he gives, but in what he takes away!.

Do not force the religion on your family. show them the beauty of the religion through your own practice. – Nouman Ali khan

Islam Does not dismiss desires rather it disciplines them.

Some of the toughest ayat in the Quran has Allah’s name AR-RAHMAN in them to make it clear that just because Allah is the most Merciful, It Doesn’t mean he’s not going to carry out Justice.

Islam is mercy. If you see its opposite, cruelty, Then know that is not Islam.

When there is no way ALLAH will make a way.

Someone, Somewhere, right now is fighting for his or her life. You still have yours, so be thankful and spend it IN THE OBEDIENCE OF ALLAH.

Kindness is a mark of faith. and whoever is not kind has no faith. – Muslim Quotes

Being a Muslim is more than just going to the MASJID. ALLAH wants your Attention, not your Attendance.

Who can help you get through your problems? BUT ALLAH

Allah still loves and shows mercy to those who disobey Him. so imagine how much he loves those who obey him.

Don’t waste your tears on a broken relationship with someone you once loved. Invest your Tears to strengthen your relationship with ALLAH.

When love is for the sake of ALLAH is never Dies.

Why wish upon a STAR? when you can pray to the one who created it.

ALLAH makes the impossible POSSIBLE. So we revealed to MUSA. “Strike the sea with your staff and it split into two each part like a towering cliff.”

No matter how hurt you are. you will always find comfort with ALLAH.

Stay close to anything that reminds you of ALLAH.

Tahajuud. You can’t claim you tried everything if you never got up in the last third of the night to ask Allah for it. #TahajjudSalah

“No one besides ALLAH can rescue a soul from hardship ” – Quran 53:58

Guilt is a gift from ALLAH warning you that what you are doing is violating you soul. – Nauman Ali Khan.

Bad things in life open your eyes to those things you weren’t paying much attention to before. That’s a blessing from ALLAH too!

If you don’t intend to marry her” Keep your hands off another man’s Future wife. If you do Intend to marry her. Keep your hands off until she is your wife.

“If Allah wants to do good to somebody, he afflicts him with trials.– Sahih Al Bukhari

He doesn’t refer to it as “helping the Miskeen” or “giving charity to the Miskeen” Allah refers to this act as giving them what is their right and what they deserve. It is their right upon me and you and Allah is watching – Nouman Ali Khan

Allah’s timing is perfect in every matter. We don’t always understand the wisdom behind it. But we have to learn to trust it.

Fear Allah because of his punishment. Love Allah because he is full of mercy – Islamic Quotes & Sayings

The Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه و سلم) said: “Do not wish to be like anyone except in two cases, ( The first is ) A person, whom Allah has given wealth & he spends it righteously. (The Second is) The one Whom Allah has given wisdom (The Holy Quran) and he acts according to it and teaches it to others.” – Saheeh Bukhari

Islamic SMS Message in English

If you’re on the lookout for quick Islamic SMS message (msg) to send your family, friends or loved ones or share in your social media profile, then you’re at the right place. Right here We’ve got collected some Islamic SMS message in English which short as text message size. You can use SMS textual content to send as SMS to your mates, family member and different believers to remind them about Allah and Islam and their creator.

Change yourself to please Allah but not to please the people.

Follow Islam and speak the truth, life will become great.

If you want to be strong then become a strong believer and depend on Allah.

Do good deeds to please Allah but not the people.

Allah wants to forgive us, We need to repent often and ask Allah to forgive us.

By Just dreaming (desiring) for Jannah, you will not get Jannah, You need to work for it. Obey Allah and Follow the Quran and Sunnah.

Fear Allah wherever you are. Allah is one who knows what is in every heart.

Put your trust in Allah. He is one who can improve your condition to make it better.

Know that Only Allah can bring peace and happiness to a nervous and tired heart.

The cure of the soul is in obedience to Allah.

Don’t grieve nor be sad but put trust in Allah. If you obey Allah and put trust in Allah then He (Allah) will replace your loss with something better.

Islam brings peace in the life of the people who truly practice it.

Shaytan wants to stop you from doing good deeds. Kick him away by praying salat and remembering Allah.

Allah gave us this life to take a test. If we are a success in the test of Allah then our life of this Dunya will be a success. We need to Obey Allah and make our life of this Dunya success.

If Allah wants to forgive us, believers, then why we don’t want to forgive our fellow believers?”  Repent forgiving your fellow Muslims so that Allah can forgive you.

Sacrifice your desires for the sake of Allah and lower your gaze. Obey Allah and don’t get involved in sinful acts.

May Allah make us among those offer prayers timely and do good deeds in the hope of rewards from Allah.

Learn the message of Quran and Sunnah and work according to it.

Learn the Quran and Sunnah and no purpose of your life.

Love Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), His family and his companions and follow the Quran and Sunnah.

Refuse Shirk and innovation and be firm on the teaching of Quran and Sunnah.

Remember Allah and worship none except Allah.

Note that the pain of your heart can be healed only by the mercy of Allah. So remember Allah and seek his mercy.

Maintain your Imaan strong and increase yourself in Taqwa.

Islam teaches Muslims to be united and support each other like bricks in one wall.

May Allah make us those who fear Allah and often repent.

May Allah make us righteous and bless us in every breath we take.

Riyakari (Show off) does destruction of our deeds so we need to save ourselves from Show off.

If you truly believe in Allah, obey Him and rely on him then Allah will never let you down.

Whatever goodness in me is and you praise me for it. It is because of Islam.

I am trying my best to surrender to the will of Allah, May Allah Almighty help me and guide me and give me success.

If you want peace in your life then follow righteous life and stop committing sins, jealousy and hate. You will be happier.

If you obey Allah then your heart will find peace and happiness but if you obey Dunya then your heart will find sadness.

Be kind to mankind and all livings and help oppressed and needy people

May Allah show mercy upon us believers and open all the doors of goodness for us.

Never forward non-Islamic SMS message which is not endorsed by the Quran and Sunnah.

When we believers repair our Imaan to become more closer to Allah, Then Allah who is most merciful repairs everything else for us, believers.

Peace comes in the heart with the remembrance of Allah.

Don’t lose hope nor be sad, remain united. Worship to only Allah.

Keep going mosque to offer prayers there timely, your faith will get stronger. In Sha Allah.

Don’t be afraid nor feel threated, Allah is with you.

Start a new day with hope, patience and trust in Allah. Allah helps those who put their trust in Allah.

If someone continuously reminding you of Allah then know that his/her love for you is true.

Without Allah We are nothing. We surrender to the will of Allah.

May Allah guide us and forgive us for hurting other ones knowingly or unknowingly.

Never forward SMS message which spreads shirk or Bidda (Innovation) or racism.

Never forward communal SMS message(s) that creates animosity/ hostility among two groups of the community.

Never forward SMS message which spreads propaganda or lies.

Don’t forward SMS message to unknown people.

Never create or forward fabricated hadith, forward-only authentic hadith. You can get authentic hadiths from Sahih hadith.

May Allah’s guidance and blessings be upon the whole Muslim Ummah and bless us with a true understanding of the Quran and Sunnah.

Quran takes us out of the darkness and puts us into the light so don’t forget to read the Quran.

Allah’s plans are better than our dreams.

Fear Allah Almighty and follow the path of truth.

Send blessings on the Messenger of Allah, (Peace Be Upon Him) and seek forgiveness from Allah.

Obey Allah and don’t make a mockery of righteous people but support them and keep yourself away from hypocrites.

Be grateful and thank Allah by saying ‘Alhamdulillah’ for each and every trials and hardship that brought you closer to Allah.

Allah is most merciful and forgiving. May Allah accept our good deeds and forgive us of our sins and all kind of bad deeds.

May Allah accept our dua, forgive us and make us wise in doing good deeds and our daily works.

Don’t obey the world but obey Allah who is one and is maintained and the Sustainer of the whole universe. Take blessings and guidance of Allah by obeying him.

May Allah accept our dua and cleanse our hearts and remove from us all the things that are in conflict with the truth.

Islam is perfect we are not so Islam doesn’t need reforms but we need to reform ourselves.

Don’t be Muslim by just name but be Muslim by practising Islam.

If you are blessed with Islam then never feel worthless. If you have Islam then you have everything.

Invite people to Islam even without words, by just your behaviour of kindness and good deeds.

Don’t tell people that you are Muslims but let people automatically know that you are a Muslim by your behaviour kindness, good deeds and righteous life.

The worst kind of blindness is when one is straying from the true path even after receiving true guidance.

Follow the teaching of Quran and Sunnah and be a friend of righteous people.

Surely it is not the eyes that are blind but the heart is. May Allah guide us to the straight path and save us from the blindness of our hearts.

Stop trying to reform others until you reform yourself first.

I appreciative Allah for giving birth to me as Muslim and blessing with Islam.

Islam is the most beautiful and perfect religion. Islam teaches us peace and the truth.

Be righteous and prevent your nafs (soul) from evil desires.

Doing worry will not bring anything to change your situation but making Dua, remembrance of Allah, giving charity, offering Salah & Istighfar(Seeking forgiveness from Allah) surely can change your situation.

May Allah increase us in Islamic knowledge and make us the obedient servant of him.

Allah is one. No one is worth to worship except Allah.

O Believers, Fear Allah and face the hardships in your life with Sabr (Patience) and be an obedient servant of Allah.

If you are practising Islamic faith (Islam religion) then it is a sign that Allah loves you.

Don’t commit sins and Fear Allah. Allah is all-hearing, All-seeing and All-knowing.

If your dream is Jannah then follow the Quran and Sunnah.

We need to encourage mankind to study Quran and Sunnah to know about Islam and to know about the truth.

It is never too late to turn to Allah. Leave shirk and biddah and turn to Allah.

O Muslims, Fear Allah and don’t deal with riba (usury) or interest.

O Muslims, Fear Allah and be not divided.

O Muslims, Obey Allah and Fear Allah and don’t backbite.

If you have Islam then you have everything.

May Allah guide us to the right path and forgive our sins and shortcomings.

Forgive and forget people and keep having sabr.

Islam teaches us justice, truth, progress, forgiveness, mercy, tolerance, kindness, humanity and gives dignity to all the believers.

Biggest richness is the richness of Imaan so strengthen your Imaan.

Speak and support the truth even truth kills you.

A Muslim should always be ready to help other Muslims at the time of need and shall never leave helpless.

Verify news, message before you spread.

Islam is the biggest wealth for believers. Without Islam, we will get lost.

May Allah give us sabr and let us die as Muslim.

Islam teaches us the truth and helps us in promoting peace and humanity.

Forgive the people and avoid revenge.

Show mercy and kindness on the people. Allah will show mercy and kindness on you.

Spread the message of Quran and Sunnah and earn reward from Allah.

Obey Allah and Keep having sabr (patience). Allah is with you when sabr is in you.”

Remember Allah. Allah will remember you.

Don’t worry if you have got a problem(s), Obey & remember Allah. Allah will help you and remove your problems.

Obey and Remember Allah wherever you are.

O Muslims, Obey and Fear Allah wherever you are.

Love for your brothers/sisters what you love for yourself.

Don’t be excessive laughing.

Don’t be excessive in criticizing.

Don’t betray the one who betrays you but forgives, help and guides him/her.

Cheer the people up and spread the smile.

Don’t do wrong to the ones who do wrong to you but guide and forgive the ones who do wrong to you.

Remember death. No matter how beautiful/handsome or rich you are. You shall still die and everything will be left in the world.

The good believer is one who is best in attitude.

Speak the truth and avoid bad company.

Do good deeds and fear Allah. Allah will help you.

Control your tongue and speak good.

Help and protection come from Allah. If Allah is with you then no one can harm you.

Read the Quran, There is healing and mercy for the believers.

Avoid sin but whenever you commit a sin, say “Astaghfirullah (I ask Allah for forgiveness).

Allah is sufficient for believers.

Don’t be sad nor grieve. Allah is with us.

I tell my grief to Allah.

May Allah forgive us and guide us all to the right path.

If you keen to correct others then don’t forget yourself. First, correct yourself after that others.

Repent and seek forgiveness from Allah. Allah forgives all sins.

The fragrance of perfume does not enough to try to bring Fragrance with your good deeds.

You can even help your disbeliever friend by praying Allah to guide him/her to the right path and bless him/her with Islam.

Bad company/friend encourages us to do bad deeds while a good company/friend encourages us to do good deeds be careful choosing a friend/company. Bad deeds lead ones hell while good deeds lead you to paradise so be wise do friendship with good people only and avoid bad.

True friends are those who encourage us to do good deeds and remind us about the greatness of Allah. May Allah provide true friends to believers.

Don’t speak lie but speak the truth. Harm to none, help to everyone.

Some times people are cheating by their sweat talks but not helping you so look at their intentions.

Don’t condemn the things about which you know nothing. First, know about the things after that you express your stands.

If you want that Allah loves you then obey Allah.

Help others and don’t cause the problem.

Obey Allah and Allah will reward you.

May Allah improve your health and provide a fast recovery.

May Allah remove your worries and hardship.

May Allah remove your pain and sufferings.

May Allah bless you along with righteous life.

Inspirational Quotes

An excessive number of people become acclimated to struggles and we even begin to consider that to be a lifestyle. Battling isn’t absolutely avoidable however then one must have the correct point of view of how life and struggles are associated. To accomplish anything incredible, you unquestionably need to do some sensible measure of battling. Be that as it may, life could be wonderful even paying little mind to the struggles.

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. ~ Maya Angelou

Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it. ~ Kevyn Aucoin

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. ~Steve Jobs

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars. ~ Og Mandino

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. ~Rabindranath Tagore

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.~ Jimmy Dean

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. ~ Jim Rohn

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.~ Henry David Thoreau

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. ~ Edith Wharton

We know what we are, but know not what we may be. ~ William Shakespeare

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. ~Buddha

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman Sunshine You Face Your Fall Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.~ Francis of Assisi

If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. ~Bruce Lee

If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards. ~ Bear Bryant

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. ~ Buddha

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your personal life, your professional life, and your creative life are all intertwined. I went through a few very difficult years where I felt like a failure. But it was actually really important for me to go through that. Struggle, for me, is the most inspirational thing in the world at the end of the day – as long as you treat it that way. ~ Skylar Grey Life

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’ ~ Muhammad Ali

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. ~A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. Unknown You Face Sun Your If there were no night, we would not appreciate the day, nor could we see the stars and the vastness of the heavens. We must partake of the bitter with the sweet. There is a divine purpose in the adversities we encounter every day. They prepare, they purge, they purify, and thus they bless. ~ James E. Faust

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. ~ Audrey Hepburn

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.~ Vince Lombardi

When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go. ~ Carol Burnett

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop Kindness Matter Small How Act It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. ~ Aristotle

A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows. ~ Francis of Assisi

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ~Warren Buffett

Time Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment. ~ Arthur Helps

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises. ~ Leo Buscaglia

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Once I knew only darkness and stillness… my life was without past or future… but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.~ Helen Keller

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John F. Kennedy

Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday. ~John Wayne

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. ~ Mary Kay Ash

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. ~E. E. Cummings

The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. ~ Vince Lombardi

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.~ Robert Frost

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’! ~ Audrey Hepburn

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.~ Malala Yousafzai

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.~ Robin Williams

The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.~ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. ~ Nido Qubein

You must do the things you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt You Think Things Cannot Must Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is! ~ Anne Frank

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart. ~Marcus Aurelius

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. ~ Ben Okri

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart. ~ Pope John XXIII

Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future. ~ Mattie Stepanek

My goal in my career is to inspire people, is to get my music out there and have people enjoy it, and have people think of me as an inspirational artist. ~ Christina Grimmie

Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.~ Lao Tzu

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. ~ Milton Berle

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. Joseph Campbell Doors Your Universe Follow From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life. ~ Arthur Ashe

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. ~ Joseph Campbell

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.~ Les Brown

I believe it is in my nature to dance by virtue of the beat of my heart, the pulse of my blood and the music in my mind. ~ Robert Fulghum

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown Stars You Moon Will Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen – that stillness becomes a radiance. ~ Morgan Freeman

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.~ Anais Nin

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life’s deepest joy: true fulfilment. ~ Tony Robbins

What we think, we become. ~ Buddha

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been. Alan Alda Life Live Life Brave Creative Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.~ E. E. Cumming

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell

It is never too late to be what you might have been. ~George Eliot

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t. Jack Dempsey Champion Someone Up He Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams. ~Hosea Ballou

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. ~Ronald Reagan

Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell. ~ Bill Copeland

Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close. ~John Ruskin

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. ~ Michael Jordan

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.~ Hermann Hesse

Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul. ~ Thomas Merton

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. ~ Tony Robbins

The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty. ~ Pablo Neruda

You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past. ~ Richard Bach

The power of imagination makes us infinite. ~ John Muir

One of the things that I did before I ran for president is I was a professional speaker. Not a motivational speaker – an inspirational speaker. Motivation comes from within. You have to be inspired. That’s what I do. I inspire people, I inspire the public, I inspire my staff. I inspired the organisations I took over to want to succeed. ~ Herman Cain

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.~ Napoleon Hill

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. ~ Democritus

God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him. ~ Jim Elliot

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. ~ Desmond Tutu

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you’re lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.~ Carrie-Anne Moss

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. ~ Isaac Newton

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. ~ Georgia O’Keeffe

Every man’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers. ~ Hans Christian Andersen

There is nothing impossible to him who will try. ~ Alexander the Great

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it. ~ Amelia Barr

To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.~ Lao Tuzu

The things that we love tell us what we are. ~ Thomas Aquinas

Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig. ~ Marcus Aurelius

The best way out is always through. ~Robert Frost

I dwell in possibility. ~ Emily Dickinson

From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow. ~  Aeschylus Grow

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery


There are thousands of inspirational stories waiting to be told about young women who yearn for a great education. They are stories of struggle and stories of success, and they will inspire others to take action and work to change lives. ~ Soledad O’Brien

I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine. ~ Neil Armstrong

Happiness is the natural flower of duty. Phillips Brooks Flower Happiness Duty Natural The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible. ~ Arthur C. Clarke

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. ~Desiderius Erasmus

Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value. ~ Desmond Tutu

Brand is not a product, that’s for sure; it’s not one item. It’s an idea, it’s a theory, it’s a meaning, it’s how you carry yourself. It’s aspirational, it’s inspirational. ~ Kevin Plank

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today!~ William Allen White

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~Anne Frank

Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come.~ Ellen DeGeneres

Whoever is happy will make others happy too. ~ Anne Frank

Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it. ~ Jules Renard

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.~ Ella Fitzgerald

Out of difficulties grow miracles. ~Jean de la Bruyere

Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm. ~Jean Paul

And above all things, never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.~ Isaac Asimov

I am so fresh in soul and spirit that life gushes and bubbles around me in a thousand springs. ~Robert Schumann

I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. ~Martin Luther

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. ~Napoleon Hill

Each day provides its own gifts. ~Marcus Aurelius

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. ~Wilma Rudolph

Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see. ~C. S. Lewis

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. ~Khalil Gibran

I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings. ~Gustave Flaubert

Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future. ~Steve Jobs

The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you’re free. ~Ray Manzarek

God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man. ~Arthur Young

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself. ~Plato Sou

Love and desire are the spirit’s wings to great deeds.~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around. ~Henry David Thoreau

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! ~John Muir

How Greeting Today is the only day. Yesterday is gone. ~ John Wooden

Silence is the last thing the world will ever hear from me.~ Marlee Matlin

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven. ~ Henry Ward Beeche

Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It’s part ballet. It’s part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration and that music, and in the end create an inspirational piece of footage. ~ Steve Sabol

Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind. ~Johannes Brahms

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality. ~Malala Yousafzai

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

One today is worth two tomorrows.~ Benjamin Franklin

Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.~ Michael Jackson

It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them. ~ George Eliot

We have it in our power to begin the world over again. ~Thomas Paine

The only journey is the one within.~ Rainer Maria Rilke

There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness. ~Han Suyin

Far too often, we have limited the definition of the Church. While not in all cases, in many cases, ‘Church’ has become an informational, inspirational weekly gathering rather than the group of people that God has ordained from Heaven to operate on his behalf on Earth in order to bring Heaven’s viewpoint into history. ~Tony Evans

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon… must inevitably come to pass! ~ Paul J. Meyer

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder. ~ Richard Bach

Give light and people will find the way. ~ Ella Baker

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. ~ Thomas Jefferson

A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don’t know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox’s or bear’s, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there. ~ Meister Eckhart

To me, the Seventies were very inspirational and very influential… With my whole persona as Snoop Dogg, as a person, as a rapper. I just love the Seventies style, the way all the players dressed nice, you know, kept their hair looking good, drove sharp cars and they talked real slick.~ Snoop Dogg

We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. Tony Robbins Change Wish Our Our Lives Exactly If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. ~ William Blake

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. ~Plutarch Change

Reach for it. Push yourself as far as you can.~  Christa McAuliffe

Nothing is worth more than this day.~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself. ~ Wallace Stevens

Courage, my friends; ’tis not too late to build a better world. ~Tommy Douglas

A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere. ~ Joyce Meyer

Reach for the stars. ~ Christa McAuliffe 

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish. ~ Michelangelo

It is always the simple that produces the marvellous. ~ Amelia Barr

Prayer is man’s greatest power! ~W. Clement Stone

The authentic self is the soul made visible. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

My mind’s my kingdom. ~ Francis Quarles

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed. ~Blaise Pascal

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.~ Vincent McNabb

I said to the almond tree, ‘Friend, speak to me of God,’ and the almond tree blossomed. ~ Nikos Kazantzakis

What we need is more people who specialise in the impossible. ~Theodore Roethke

Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions. ~Nikolai Gogol

You always draw inspiration from your family or your parents if they’ve proven to be inspirational. My mother is someone who’s always been inspirational to me. ~Dustin Clare

Northeastern folk music influenced me from a very young age. Sachin Dev Burman is one of the inspirational musicians in Indian film music. The way he fused folk music with his signature style is amazing. So, I am aware of the beauty of northeast folk music. ~ Adnan Sami 

I’ve lost count of the number of times that I’ve been approached by strangers wanting to tell me that they think I’m brave or inspirational, and this was long before my work had any kind of public profile. ~ Stella Young

Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.~  William Ellery 

I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts. ~ Sylvester Stallone

I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone. ~ Henry Rollins

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. ~ Sharon Begley

We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too. ~Helen Hayes

Light tomorrow with today! ~ Elizabeth Barrett

Tomorrow Of all things visible, the highest is the heaven of the fixed stars. ~ Nicolaus Copernicus

Fixed Be faithful to that which exists within yourself. ~ Andre Gide 

Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel. ~ Augustus Hare

Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears. ~ Albert Camus 

Inspirational leaders need to have a winning mentality in order to inspire respect. It is hard to trust in the leadership of someone who is half-hearted about their purpose, or only sporadic in focus or enthusiasm. ~ Sebastian Coe 

I celebrate myself, and sing myself. Walt Whitman Myself Celebrate Sing Enthusiasm moves the world. ~ Arthur Balfour 

A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil. ~ Victor Hugo

You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you. ~ Alan Watts

When I started my career, I never looked at myself as one to be inspirational, but as I continued to grow, I’ve met so many different people who ask, ‘How do you do it? You make it look easy.’ But it’s not easy. I have certain tricks and tips I use every day that have been working for me. ~ Karen Civil

Who would have thought that a tap-dancing penguin would outpoint James Bond at the box office? And deserve to? Not that there’s anything wrong with ‘Casino Royale.’ But ‘Happy Feet’ – written and directed by George Miller – is a complete charmer, even if, in the way of most family fare, it can’t resist straying into the Inspirational. ~ Robert Gottlieb

As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears. ~John Locke

I love those who yearn for the impossible. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I Love I pray God may preserve your health and life many years. ~ Junipero Serra

Your I’m not an inspirational quote kind of person. ~ Chrissy Teigen

What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass; it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998, paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today. ~ Queen Elizabeth II 

Just as you wouldn’t leave the house without taking a shower, you shouldn’t start the day without at least 10 minutes of sacred practice: prayer, meditation, inspirational reading. ~ Marianne Williamson

From its brilliancy everything is illuminated. ~ Guru Nanak 

In my experience, I have learned that there is rarely the perfect man for the perfect job, but Reagan was born to play the role of president. He was an inspirational leader when the country really needed it. ~Tim Matheson

Space is an inspirational concept that allows you to dream big. ~ Peter Diamandis

God loves to help him who strives to help himself. ~ Aeschylus 

I really think that it’s disgusting that Paris is the only place where it is illegal for paps to follow you around. It actually took someone losing their life – Diana, an inspirational woman – and then it changed, but they still won’t change it in London! It’s horrible! ~ Cara Delevingne

Of all human activities, man’s listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will. ~ Pope Paul VI

It’s a moment that I’m after, a fleeting moment, but not a frozen moment. ~ Andrew Wyeth

I think ‘Heroes of Cosplay’ will show a lot of the positive things, like how much effort it takes to make a costume. These people on the show aren’t taking shortcuts. As long as that effort gets through to the viewers, we will be inspirational. Then there will be people who watch the show that want to get in and hands-on make outfits. ~Yaya Han

Be not entangled in this world of days and nights; Thou hast another time and space as well. ~ Muhammad Iqbal 

I feel that music is such an inspirational form of energy, as baseball is. And especially with Metallica, believe it or not, our shows are very physical. Sports is a very physical thing, too. ~ Robert Trujillo

The leaders who we admire who have been able to bring great change in the past – Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela – they’re all inspirational religious leaders and smart tacticians. It would be nice to find the Muslim Gandhi, wouldn’t it? ~ Dennis C. Blair

Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven. ~Henry Ward

Almost every college playwright or sketch or improv comedian was sort of aware of Christopher Durang – even kids in high school. His short plays were so accessible to younger people and I think that was inspirational to me. ~ Mindy Kaling

I knew, regardless of anything else, singing in front of an orchestra was going to be inspirational. It would feed me. ~ George Michael

It’s inspirational to see someone who is dying smile.~ Arlen Specter Smile

Theater under the great baton of Craig Noel. One of the great theater heroes that we have. He was so great and so inspirational. I think I did ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ and ‘The Taming of the Shrew’. I lived in Ocean Beach, and my rent was $140 a month. ~ Jeffrey Tambor 

Architecture is not an inspirational business, it’s a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that’s all. ~ Harry Seidler

It really is an honour if I can be inspirational to a younger singer or person. It means I’ve done my job. Aretha Franklin Job Done Honour I Can I view art as an inspirational tool. ~ Thomas Kinkade

The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected. I’ve always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational. ~ Cheryl James

Whatever ought to be, can be. ~ James Rouse

Hopefully, when people see ‘Senna’, they will understand why this inspirational story needed to be told, why it had to be made as a movie for the big screen, and why it is a film for everyone. ~Asif Kapadia 

Lee’s great gifts are teaching and inspirational guidance, not administration and management. ~ Cheryl Crawford

Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help.~ Pope Paul VI

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others. ~ Rosa Parks

Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed. ~ Dale Carnegie

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?~ Robert Browning

You change your life by changing your heart.~ Max Lucado Life 

A place for everything, everything in its place. ~ Benjamin Franklin

I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God’s hands, and I am very happy about that! ~ Ken Hensley 

Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries. ~ Corita Kent

I believe in living today. Not in yesterday, nor in tomorrow. ~ Loretta Young 

We convince by our presence. ~Walt Whitman

When deeds speak, words are nothing. ~ Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

I want to be motivational and inspirational for everybody: my big aim is more women on bicycles. ~ Marianne Vos 

Ideas shape the course of history.~ John Maynard Keynes

Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility.~ Charles Kettering

The handicap of deafness is not in the ear; it is in the mind. ~Marlee Matlin

Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge. ~Abraham Joshua Heschel

A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself. ~ James Allen 

Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit. ~ Bernard Williams 

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder. ~ Joseph Wood Krutch

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it. ~ Lucy Larcom

Act like you expect to get into the end zone. ~ Christopher Morley

If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world. ~Emmet Fox

I think women think I’m inspirational because I’m unapologetic. I have cellulite. I have back fat. I’ve got a thick stomach. But I work my body like I don’t because I don’t know any other body. I don’t know how to feel thin. I just know how to feel like Ashley. ~ Ashley Graham

The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.~ Richard L. Evans 

Every story I create, creates me. I write to create myself. ~ Octavia E. Butler

Belief creates the actual fact. ~ William James 

Half a century ago, the amazing courage of Rosa Parks, the visionary leadership of Martin Luther King, and the inspirational actions of the civil rights movement led politicians to write equality into the law and make real the promise of America for all her citizens. ~David Cameron

By now, you’ve probably caught on to something: my mother is always standing by with just the right Scripture or inspirational saying to get me through any tough situation. ~Gabby Douglas

My father, Oliver Hynes, was an educator. He was originally just a teacher, a very good one, but then he was promoted to be in charge of education for the entire area. He was always an inspirational teacher. He was my big personal supporter, always coming here for the Tony Awards. My mother, Carmel, was a homemaker. Garry Hynes Education Good Teacher Mother Great hopes make great men. ~Thomas Fuller 

I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me. ~Zane Grey 

A concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, and economic legacies – all of the things that quite literally make us who we are.~ Steve Berry

‘Star Wars’ is fun, it’s exciting, it’s inspirational, and people respond to that. It’s what they want. ~ George Lucas 

Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout. ~ Morihei Ueshiba

Personally, I can’t see the appeal in trekking down to D.C. for a networking extravaganza, even if it is built around a special moment in American history. While I find the election of Barack Obama inspirational, I don’t have a desire to memorialise it with overly effusive celebration.~ Jamie Johnson

Sport is something that is very inspirational for young people. ~Pele

There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.~ Henry Van Dyke

Not on one strand are all life’s jewels strung. ~ William Morris

The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it. ~ Emile Zola

I often wonder if I should adopt a cause to call my own or start tweeting inspirational messages. And when tragedy strikes and the world takes to social media, is it now my responsibility to respond with #RIPs and #prayfors? ~ Max Joseph

Hope is but the dream of those who wake. ~Matthew Prior

It was incredible being on tour with Taylor Swift: she was the epitome of a professional, and she works so hard. For someone as successful as her to work that hard every night – truly inspirational. ~ Shawn Mendes

I am deliberate and afraid of nothing. ~ Audre Lorde

Traveling around the country, meeting fans and hearing their stories in person and on my radio show has reenergised my commitment to creating honest and inspirational content that not only serves my own creative purposes but can help and touch others as well. ~ Nikki Sixx 

I used to make up stuff in my bio all the time, that I used to be a professional ice-skater and stuff like that. I found it so inspirational. Why not make myself cooler than I am?~ Stephen Colbert

Create each day anew. ~ Morihei Ueshiba

We learn about MLK’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech. Take that same speech and put it in the voice of a woman. Would it be as inspirational? Would it have as much gravitas to it?~ Jennifer Hyman 

For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat. ~ Wallis Simpson 


Too low they build, who build beneath the stars. ~ Edward Young

And when I breathed, my breath was lightning. ~Black Elk

Our time here is magic! It’s the only space you have to realise whatever it is that is beautiful, whatever is true, whatever is great, whatever is potential, whatever is rare, whatever is unique, in. It’s the only space.~ Ben Okri


As knowledge increases, wonder deepens. ~ Charles Morgan

We are here to make another world. ~ W. Edwards 

I wanted to sing inspirational music, and that’s exactly how I approached it – only the words have been changed to declare my relationship with God.~ Smokey Robinson


The most inspirational person in my life has been my mother. ~Nicole Maines

On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver. ~ William Bartram

Mankind is made great or little by its own will. ~ Friedrich Schiller


Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom. ~ Friedrich Schiller

Let each man exercise the art he knows. ~ Aristophanes

Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love? ~ Fulton J. Sheen


If you look at a building by Mies van der Rohe, it might look very simple, but up close, the sheer quality of construction, materials and thought are inspirational. ~David Chipperfield

Better to be called something positive and inspirational than something negative. ~ Donnie Yen 

Barack Obama’s inspirational whoosh to the presidency in 2008 was unusual. Most campaigns are less exhilarating; indeed, they are downright disappointing – until someone wins. ~Joe Klein


Like the United Nations, there is something inspirational about New York as a great melting pot of different cultures and traditions. And if this is the city that never sleeps, the United Nations works tirelessly, around the clock around the world.~  Ban ki-moon

As women and men, we’re not primed and taught to feel that women are as inspirational as men. ~Jennifer Hyman

If someone says ‘grunge’ or ‘punk,’ you know what the sound is, but if you say ‘No Wave,’ it’s kind of mysterious. That was the most interesting part and should have been the most inspirational thing about it… here’s this collective sonic insanity, and none of it sounds anything alike. ~ Lydia Lunch


There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves. ~ Robert Quillen 

I’d like to one day be featured on a list of inspirational people who have made a difference in the world, whether it be helping underprivileged people or putting an end to the poaching of wildlife in Africa. ~ Candice Swanepoel 

‘Do What You Gotta Do’ is a positive, inspirational song that says no matter what it is; whether you’re up against challenges or trying to get your dreams and aspirations met, you should do what whatever you have to do shy of killing yourself or someone else. ~ Angie Stone

I do kind of marvel at my journey. But at the same time, I look back at a lot of the steps, and maybe not every step, but a lot of the steps, and since I was 12 or 13, I look at the people who helped me and the moments that were inspirational to me, and you can recall what my mindset and what my make-up was at that time to try and be the best. ~ Chris Bosh

Think with your whole body. ~ Taisen Deshimaru

Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee. ~ Joseph Barber

Made Foot Which I had an inspirational teacher at my junior school: Peter Nixon. He was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and slightly scary – a good combination for a teacher. ~ Stephen Mangan

Silent pictures show us how we lived and what our attitudes were. And as an art form, they can be wonderfully entertaining and often inspirational. ~ Kevin Brownlow 

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. Anatole France People Live Ideas Acts I want to make this world perfect.~ Malala Yousafzai 

The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still. ~ Phillips Brooks

All my music is inspirational. You just gotta listen to the words and get what you can get out of it. ~ Young Jeezy 

Our ideals are our better selves. ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

President Obama called for a ‘we’ nation in his Inauguration Address. Art convenes. It is not just inspirational. It is aspirational. It pricks the walls of our compartmentalised minds, opens our hearts and makes us brave. And that’s what we need most in our country today. ~ Anna Deavere Smith

The single most important thing in a child’s performance is the quality of the teacher. Making sure a child spends the maximum amount of time with inspirational teachers is the most important thing. ~ Michael Gove

Teachers need to be more inspirational. But it’s also up to engineering to make itself more interesting.~ Bruce Dickinson

We’re in a situation where talented, motivated school leavers and graduates can send off a hundred CVs and not get a reply, and where a trip to the Job Centre is depressing rather than inspirational. And you know what, that just feels wrong. ~Jameela Jamil

I believe in the city as a natural human environment, but we must humanise it. It’s art that will re-define public space in the 21st Century. We can make our cities diverse, inspirational places by putting art, dance and performance in all its forms into the matrix of street life. ~ Antony Gormley 

I wrote ‘(‘Til) I Kissed You’ about a girl I met in Australia. Her name was Lilian, and she was very, very inspirational. I was married, but… I wrote the song about her on the way back home. ~ Don Everly


Watching my family work so hard has been so inspirational, and I think I really got their work ethic.~ Chloe Kim

I think anyone who has a passion for what they love to do, and who pursue it, is inspirational for me. ~ Colin Morgan 

What they have done in Japan, which I find so inspirational, is they’ve brought the toilet out from behind the locked door. They’ve made it conversational. People go out and upgrade their toilet. They talk about it. They’ve sanitised it. ~ Rose George 

I used to think I was a gay man with this idea of a muse in my head, like a woman that I thought was inspirational or aspirational. But the woman was actually me. ~ Hari Nef

It’s music. It’s supposed to be fun and inspirational. You have to be inspired. If I did it because it was my ‘job,’ and I only did it to make money, I don’t think I’d still be doing it. Max Martin Music You Money Job Since we launched the original ‘Pop Idol’ in England, I’ve remained close with Simon Fuller. Working as executive producer on ‘American idol’ for its first seven years not only was an inspirational journey into the heart of American pop culture, it opened my eyes to the untapped potential of the incredibly dynamic young people in this world.~ Nigel Lythgoe 

I think that’s a great opportunity, to pick a script where you can build up a good skill. I think the main thing I look for when I look at scripts is if it’s inspirational. If it’s something that teenagers can relate to. And is it something that the audience is going to get something out of. If not, then it’s really not worth doing. ~ Carly Schroeder 

I always like a woman in power in politics. I think they’re pretty inspirational in terms of looks to begin with. It’s very calculated. ~ Chris Benz 

I do a lot of inspirational talks for kids, to motivate them to change their lives and give them hope. ~ Adam Beach

I’ve done a lot of albums and I kinda know when I’m onto something that was inspirational for me to record and create, and this was one of those projects where I really enjoyed making the album.~ Lee Ritenour

We’ve been surrounded by images of space our whole lives, from the speculative images of science fiction to the inspirational visions of artists to the increasingly beautiful pictures made possible by complex technologies. But whilst we have an overwhelmingly vivid visual understanding of space, we have no sense of what space sounds like. ~ Honor Harger

Benazir Bhutto was an inspirational leader and an inspirational woman. ~ Malala Yousafzai

Lady Gaga is the present and the future. She is the most revolutionary and inspirational artist. She is fearless and daring. ~ Donatella Versace 

A lot of straight and transgender boys get in touch with me through my website and social media. They tell me I’m inspirational and beautiful. It boosts my self-esteem. ~Jazz Jennings

‘Get along, go along’ is not an inspirational philosophy, and only God knows how much moral cowardice it has covered up over the years. Serve your time, collect your chits, and cash ’em in for your home state? No, I’d say we could ask for more than that from our senators. ~ Molly Ivins God

Can a person be inspirational? Does a person have global sensibility? That’s the hardest thing to find. ~ Anand Mahindra 

I would say I’m an inspirational guidelines book. You can take my life story or scenarios or songs and relate to them and apply them to your everyday life. ~ Chris Brown

Rap music’s been around for too long now to be inspirational. The words are, but the music isn’t.~ Alexander McQueen 

For years, I’ve worn my dainty gold bracelets with inspirational sayings and encouraging one-liners to motivate me in my career. I liked to look down at my wrist and be reminded of my goals.~ Rachel Hollis 

I don’t dislike rappers or hip-hop or people who like it. I went to the Def Jam tour in Manchester in the ’80s when rap was inspirational. Public Enemy were awesome. But it’s all about status and bling now, and it doesn’t say anything to me.~ Noel Gallagher 

‘All in With Laila Ali’ is educational, inspirational, compelling programming profiling individuals that have reached for the sky, pushed themselves to the limit and did things that you would think were impossible. ~Laila Ali 

I try not to put anything political on the forefront of what I’m trying to do creatively. At the same time, I do think it’s wonderful when I hear people say that it’s inspirational that I’m an Indian woman on camera. My life is very diverse, and my friends are a diverse group of people. ~ Mindy Kaling 

‘Dezeen’s of this world are extremely inspirational but have no realistic dimension any more.~ Marcel Wanders

‘Can You See’ is a beautiful song that follows a story of the star. It’s a very inspirational song. ~ Ally Brooke

Every video I’ve made has an inspirational message behind it. Since day one, I thought, ‘Okay, I want my audience to be, like, Disney members.’ So if that’s the case, I have to keep everything rated G. Michelle Phan Day Thought Want Okay Roosevelt’s declaration that Americans had ‘nothing to fear but fear itself’ was a glorious piece of inspirational rhetoric and just as gloriously wrong.~ Russell Baker

I thought ‘Moulin Rouge’ was inspirational, and ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ I loved. ~ Pierce Brosnan

I do love to eavesdrop. It’s inspirational, not only for subject matter but for actual dialogue, the way people talk. ~ Lynda Barry

We work to create a new wave of feminism that is more inclusive. I want others to feel equal. It’s so great to see women in positions of power, which is why other artists, such as Marilyn Minter, are so inspirational to me. ~Petra Collins 

I think Spain will always remain inspirational, and I think French cuisine will continue to be very French and yet very relevant with its time and keep evolving. But the last thing you want for it is to become too trendy and confusing. It has too much history. ~Daniel Boulud 

I’ve never been a die-hard Beyonce fan. I always thought she was inspirational and beautiful. ~ Winnie Harlow 

I think being directed and mentored by someone as inspirational as Paul Feig not only improves my performance but, as a whole, makes it what it is. ~ Nargis Fakhri

At the end of the day, the one commonality that both Hindi cinema and Hollywood share is that they are full of talented and inspirational people. Outside of this, there are many differences, from the scheduling and rehearsal to promotion and directing techniques. ~ Nargis Fakhri 

This is just rap. I’m not trying to make people think I’m some sort of scientific wizard or inspirational poet. ~ Action Bronson 

I am very conscious of who I am as an artist and as an inspirational person. ~R. Kelly 

I think the end goal, hopefully, is to take advantage of the attention I’ve gotten along the way and use it for good and build some communities, and as I get older I can continue to do things and be surrounded by things that are inspirational to me. ~ Reggie Watts

I grew up in a bookless house – my parents didn’t read poetry, so if I hadn’t had the chance to experience it at school I’d never have experienced it. But I loved English, and I was very lucky in that I had inspirational English teachers, Miss Scriven and Mr. Walker, and they liked us to learn poems by heart, which I found I loved doing. ~Carol Ann Duffy 

Books are challenging and inspirational to me. ~Amy Sedaris 

I was an inspirational teacher – my former pupils would laugh their heads off. I was grossly incompetent, but I hope I didn’t do the children a disservice. ~Greg Davies

Laugh If you’re funny and working in education, I think the perception is that you’re either inspirational or awful. So which was I? I suppose that depends on who you talk to.~ Greg Davies 

It is such a luxury to open a new book that’s highly recommended by friends – either an inspirational yet humorously self-deprecating memoir, or a page-turning piece of fiction. ~ Kelli O’Hara 

Reading was very important to me as a kid. It was very inspirational to me. I went to a school where that wasn’t encouraged so much, but my parents encouraged that, and it has made me part of who I am. Sasha Grey Me I Am Parents School When I am working out, I listen to inspirational speeches. ~ Julian Edelman

Business gives you a massive high. Doing a great deal, coming up with an inspirational solution… It’s very addictive. But it doesn’t last long. In isolation, it’s a bit sterile. It doesn’t reward the soul. ~ John Caudwell

I look forward to making tangible and inspirational contributions to the Houston Technology Center’s initiatives. HTC is an engine behind Houston’s and Texas’ continued growth. ~ Walter O’Brien

The government will see that human spaceflight is useful – for science and the economy – and inspirational. ~ Helen Sharman 

I’m not here to impose Sharia law, and I’m not here to have a message about disability being inspirational – I’m here to make people laugh. But when I can layer things and make people not only laugh but question, make people not only laugh but be offended… I have to do that. ~Maysoon Zayid 

Growing up, in church we had the homily; at home it’s what I call the ‘momily’ – the inspirational and instructive mom-isms that every family has. ~Christine Pelosi 

I may not have got the Nobel Prize, but I’ve won countless other awards, including ‘Most Inspirational Living Woman Scientist.’ ~Jocelyn Bell Burnell 

I think that the reason for my success is that I am really not aspirational. I am inspirational in that the people at home feel like they can really relate to me. ~Rosie O’Donnell

I am shocked and deeply saddened by McQueen’s death. He was a genius, and his talent was second to none. Like many others, I always cited him as a hugely inspirational leader of world fashion. He will be greatly missed.~Matthew Williamson

It is so inspirational, to see that in the world of Westeros, men are answering to women, and they are a force to be reckoned with. It’s empowering, and it’s inspirational as well, because you’re just like, ‘This is great!’ ~Rose Leslie Women

When I was working at the Sprint store, I got laid off. I was bummed out, but I stayed positive. I used the money I had earned while working there to make my first album. Without that job, maybe ‘Corazon Sin Cara’ would never had been made. It’s a very inspirational story. ~Prince Royce

And now, this is the sweetest and most glorious day that ever my eyes did see. ~Donald Cargill

The hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ is so inspirational – I wish I’d written it. ~Neil Sedaka

I wanted to write a book about what it’s like to be 50 and trying to reinvent yourself – that struggle. There are all these books and inspirational speakers talking about being a lifelong learner, and it’s so great to reinvent yourself, the brand of you. And I wanted to say, you know, it’s not like that. It’s actually really painful.~ Daniel Lyons

I think, aesthetically, car design is so interesting – the dashboards, the steering wheels, and the beauty of the mechanics. I don’t know how any of it works, I don’t want to know, but it’s inspirational. ~Paloma Picasso 

In sports teams, apart from talk of sporting prowess and the imparting of inspirational thought, an extraordinary amount of time is spent discussing, and flaunting, material possessions. ~Harsha Bhogle

My tastes and inspirational artists were always rather eclectic and diverse. ~Taylor Dayne

What’s on my playlist when I’m fighting is not so much hip-hop. Sometimes, it’s something more inspirational. I get a chance to think about what I’m fighting for, like, my family. It takes me to that state because a lot of times, it’s a spiritual warfare for me.~ Tyron Woodley

The power of pop culture stories should not be underestimated, and there is an enormous potential for inspirational stories that can have a positive, transformative effect on our lives. ~ Anita Sarkeesian

In fact, I wouldn’t really call this a Gospel album, I call it more an inspirational album. ~ Smokey Robinson 

I not come out with an inspirational CD, you perhaps would have never known that I feel like I feel, that all songs, all the music I’ve ever done is a gift from God. ~ Smokey Robinson

Being appointed as the next Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester is a completely overwhelming honour. This extraordinary orchestra and its wonderful musicians are unique in so many respects, and particularly in their creation of an exceptional sound world based on outstanding tradition that is, at its heart, inspirational. ~Andris Nelsons

In Spain, they show many Premier League games on TV, and it is an inspirational league. Maybe I would like to play in the Premier League. ~Juan Mata

You never know when some small thing will lead to a big idea. Travel is very inspirational – but it’s in the ordinary that I find my themes of love and work and family. ~Adriana Trigiani

Every song you’re trying to find something that going to connect in different ways but for me the songs that I’m really drawn to are inspirational, songs that lift you and that everybody can relate to no matter where you’re from. ~ Rodney Atkins

There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration. ~ Boris Vallejo 

It’s as if inside the White House the belief in Obama’s inspirational charisma is still such that every time the ugliness of brute politics intrudes, it’s a startling revelation. ~Tina Brown 

Peter Stoger is very, very inspirational, communicating a lot, being open and approachable for the players. ~Mario Gotze

I think it’s great that you have inspirational female roles, that it’s not just the pretty girl on the arm of a man. ~Hannah John-Kamen 

I have amazing friends who have led inspirational lives. ~Andrew Shue

The MTC is known for singing music by great master composers, hymns, American music, Broadway numbers, popular songs, and inspirational music. If the audience doesn’t like one genre, they need only wait for the next number. ~Mack Wilberg 

I hope that at the end of the seven years, people will say that I have been of some inspirational value to them at home in terms of inclusiveness and abroad, I look forward to representing Ireland. ~Michael D. Higgins 

I think if there’s something one needs to change with oneself, it doesn’t have to happen in the New Year. You can do that any time you please – not that it’s not a good inspirational tactic for the people that it works for. ~Brittany Murphy 

Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career. ~Jack Youngblood

My initial goal for the 1984 opening ceremonies was a show that would be majestic, inspirational, and emotional – a 20 goosebump experience. ~David L. Wolper 

My father was very strict, a very militant parent, because he wanted us to be very focused kids. He sold the televisions, so we didn’t watch TV. And he didn’t want any music playing that wasn’t gospel or inspirational music. In fact, he didn’t even like a lot of gospel because he thought it was too bluesy.~ Lizz Wright 

I don’t really watch too many movies, but I try to watch inspirational pieces about other musicians. Musical documentaries truly inspire me. ~Syd

I have a 1969 Grammer Johnny Cash acoustic guitar, and it’s so inspirational. ~ Joe Bonamassa 

I want to be an inspirational model. I want people to look at me and say, ‘Wow, she looks healthy.’ ~ Ireland Baldwin 

Inside, I’ve got a real purist desire and dream about the music. I like the idea of being able to carve out a kind of magical, colourful, artistic, inspirational life. And the reality just turns out to be quite different, working with the business to bring this thing you have created into the world. ~ Damien Rice

This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It’s an upper. We have enough downers in the world. ~ Roma Downey 

I am never without my lyric book. If anything inspirational happens, I have it there so nothing’s forgotten. ~ Gabrielle Aplin

The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive. ~ Carter Burwell

We all obviously need others to look up to, and be inspirational to us. Ford did a great job as far as putting the presidency back where it belonged, getting the trust back after Nixon. And President Reagan has been one of the most influential presidents. ~ Steve Garvey

I feel like music itself is inspirational enough. Especially with the Internet. Not to sound like a shut-in. ~Thundercat 

A film like ‘Dangal’ is universal; though it narrates a story that happened in Punjab/Haryana, we like its inspirational story and its idea of celebrating the girl child. ~Karthi 

When Bill Clinton ran in ’92, and I listened to him, and I had of course known of his record from Arkansas, I found him extraordinarily inspirational, and I voted Democratic. ~Wesley Clark

The way my father worked altruistically and the manner in which he used to go behind bars and come back home smilingly was inspirational. ~Asma Jahangir 

I would probably work with Drake as he is massively inspirational to me as a writer as well as an artist. If not him, then Susan Boyle! ~ Conor Maynard

‘Ebony’ is very inspirational and aspirational to its readers. ~ Linda Johnson

I look up to a strong woman; maybe that’s why I fell for Gaga. She works incredibly hard and is very strong and inspirational like Mom, with a great work ethic. ~ Taylor Kinney 

A lot of America is kind of done. People have been making films about it for 100 years. Everything to me feels used up. But Jo-Burg feels unbelievably inspirational to me. ~ Neill Blomkamp

I’m a gay disabled man who has become very successful. I don’t get up in the morning and think I’m inspirational; I just get up thinking that I love horses. Lee Pearson Love Morning Man Gay When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you’d go, what did you just play… immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That’s what we’re going to miss. ~Robin Gibb

Although he’s no longer with us, Steve Jobs is still inspirational to me, as he managed to find the balance between right brain/left-brain thinking that is crucial to building a creative technology business. ~ Imran Amed 

You see countries like India really investing in their space program because they see it as inspirational and good for their economy.~ Ellen Stofan

When I see a friend play Hamlet or see an inspirational performance, I absolutely get excited by the idea of changing things up. ~ Andrew Lincoln

Kunta Kinte is the closest thing I’ve ever seen… to a superhero. He’s amazing. He’s inspirational. ~ Malachi Kirby

If my writing comes to a halt, I head to the shops: I find them very inspirational. And if I get into real trouble with my plot, I go out for a pizza with my husband. ~ Sophie Kinsella

I did an A Level in Theatre Studies and had a really inspirational teacher, and then I just went on to university. ~Jessica Raine 

I love a lot of the New York bands, but Patti Smith stands out. I just read ‘Just Kids’ and it’s an inspirational, well-written account of an emerging New York artist in the late seventies. ~James Iha

I had hoped when my life was chronicled, it would be an inspirational story. ~Om Puri

I’ve been known to write 10 pages a day for 10 days running before I take a breath. I am not a disciplined writer. I’m one of those people who laughingly call themselves inspirational writers, which basically means someone who has no control over their own creative process. ~Catherine Ryan Hyde

We sing inspirational songs, songs of praise and worship, and about how good and how big God is. We are magnifying the Lord. ~Fred Hammond 

I grew up in a very spiritual home in a Liberty City neighborhoods of Miami, FL. I was raised in the church, and my mother was a very inspirational person in my life. ~ Robert Battle 

I pull a lot of the stuff that I play off the rhythm tracks – and Keith Richards has been one of the main contributors to my inspirational playing. ~ Bobby Keys 

Coming to Nashville has been so motivating and inspirational. Just watching people live and breathe their music and create something that they can feel from start to finish. ~Madi Diaz 

I’m very fond of the British cinema. I’m a big fan of Martin Campbell and Daniel Craig. I actually find Daniel very inspirational, especially on the physical side of things. He really inspired me to get back into shape when I started to add on a few pounds. I think he’s a great role model. ~ Steven Bauer

Monk was one of the musicians I most connected with early on. I’m a huge Betty Carter fan, and the way that Abbey Lincoln and Shirley Horn grew immensely from the time they were young is so inspirational. ~ Cecile McLorin Salvant 

I do like alternative rock and rap, but as far as inspirational, then I go full-on orchestra. It fills up your entire being. ~ Osric Chau 

I will always desire to play with Bruce Springsteen. He’s the most inspirational, most dedicated, most committed and most focused artist I’ve ever seen. I like to be around people like that. ~ Max Weinberg 

Always I love inspirational R&B, like Mary J. Blige and Jennifer Hudson. I want to do that. That kind of music stays with you. ~ Ashthon Jones

Just what future the Designer of the universe has provided for the souls of men I do not know, I cannot prove. But I find that the whole order of Nature confirms my confidence that, if it is not like our noblest hopes and dreams, it will transcend them. ~Henry Norris Russell 

The essential elements of giving are power and love – activity and affection – and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other. ~Mark Hopkins 

I wanted to do something inspirational for my children. ~Harvey Weinstein

Inspirational Quotes About Life And Struggles

Struggling is not the identity. You must learn to live while you struggle, such that anyone who sees you can separate the struggle from your life.

Don’t be stuck on the struggle that you refuse to be a part of life, there’s so many people waiting on you to show them that they deserve to live, so breath a bit and live life even in the struggles.

Struggles are a part of life but they are not the totality of what life entails so we must remember to discover all the other ingredients that make life worth living.

Those who struggle do it because they want to live so it’s only injustice if you struggle so much and pass up on opportunities to live life.

Struggles like life will not last forever, so you have to choose which you’ll devote your attention to.

As much as this will not be easy, it’s better to choose life even through the struggles.

It’s so beautiful when you get the rewards for struggles and a chance to enjoy the life you are making so many sacrifices to get.

Struggles are just as addictive as life so when you find yourself on that balance scale tilting towards one than the other, you’ll feel the withdrawal symptoms like you’ve been getting too little of one.

Maturity does not come with growth, it’s most times a function of perfecting that balance between struggles and life and learning to be yourself regardless of what life throws at you.

Without the struggles we face in life, we might be unable to tap into our deep crucibles of creativity and produce all the art that makes the world this beautiful place it is.

Decide always to accept your struggle and don’t compare yourself with others because everyone has the strength to live their own life and not other people’s life.

You can only help people feel better about their life but you cannot take on yourself their struggles because that’s not your load to bear.

Hope is important for those struggling through life, without a sort of hope, man would just be a miserable creature suffering from no end in view.

Sometimes death is a release, some kind of relief from life. Yet we live on with all the strength we can muster because we choose the struggles of life over the unknown release that’s in death.

If there’s ever anything you wanted so badly that you would never enjoy life without it, then let your struggles be for that thing or you’d spend life miserably pursuing things that would never make you come alive.

Be invested in your happiness no matter how much struggles you have to make living a happy experience, just be brave about it and take life head-on.

You need an immense amount of courage to stay the course and struggle even when you are almost ready to give up on life, so take courage and don’t let go till you win.

You will not be crowned king for struggling hard through life, you will be crowned for understanding what makes life worth struggling for and that’s noble.

There’s nothing pretty about struggles because they leave you sweaty, broken, and some times almost losing your mind but you must keep your eyes on the prize. Life has its rewards.

We must never betray our convictions by struggling for easy benefits, cowards would never understand what it means to live their life based on deep-seated convictions.

Struggle for the right things like love, family, and your peace because if you don’t, you will find yourself struggling for things you hardly even understand how they became a priority in your life.

Make your daily struggles reflect the kind of choices you want to pass on to your children so they can live better lives than you did, you’d be proud of all you accomplish this way.

Do what makes you a better person and pick your struggles carefully, because not all struggles make your life any better than it was the day before.

If the struggle brings you to tears then it better be worth every drop and if you think you are on the wrong struggle, then don’t hesitate to jump ship.

The price for a good life is steep and that’s why only a few people are willing to pay through the sweat and struggles for that good life.

 Be ready to run but take precautions because life gives you struggles like hurdles and you might just run into them instead of leaping over them.

Just make sure that after struggling to be all you want to be that you don’t forget to live life because it would then be no use to struggle with no good reason.

Life is the result of the examinations and your struggles are the questions you need to answer, there’s no cheating in this one.

Struggling to win is the best way to show commitment to your passion because in every path chosen, obstacles are simply pointers to the end you seek.

Don’t ever be ashamed of struggling for the things you want in life because then you are only doing yourself the favour of living our your identity.

Your struggles do not define you but they shape the person you become when you face them and overcome.

These quotes are aimed to inspire you when you feel like giving up. The beauty of life is what comes from you when you have something to struggle for so don’t give up.

Buddha Quotes

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. ~Buddha

Good Family Happiness Wisdom Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. ~Buddha

To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ~Buddha

Good Health Good Health Mind Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. ~Buddha

Inspirational Best Relationship Gift It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. ~Buddha

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. ~Buddha

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. ~Buddha

Life Fire Men Religion No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.~ Buddha

Strength Path Walk Us May You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. ~Buddha

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. ~Buddha

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. ~Buddha

Sun Truth Long Moon Three Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. ~Buddha

Life Good Wisdom Light Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. ~Buddha

Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. ~Buddha

Work Religion Your Own Depend What we think, we become. ~Buddha

Inspirational Think Become The mind is everything. What you think you become.~ Buddha

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. ~Buddha

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. ~Buddha

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? ~Buddha

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. ~Buddha


I am not the first Buddha who came upon Earth, nor shall I be the last. In due time, another Buddha will arise in the world – a Holy One, a supremely enlightened One, endowed with wisdom in conduct, auspicious, knowing the universe, an incomparable leader of men, a master of angels and mortals. ~Buddha

I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done. ~Buddha

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. ~Buddha

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.~ Buddha


Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. ~Buddha

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill. ~Buddha


The foolish man conceives the idea of ‘self.’ The wise man sees there is no ground on which to build the idea of ‘self;’ thus, he has a right conception of the world and well concludes that all compounds amassed by sorrow will be dissolved again, but the truth will remain. ~Buddha

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. ~Buddha


Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. ~Buddha

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. ~Buddha


The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. ~Buddha

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. ~Buddha


To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.~Buddha

It is better to travel well than to arrive. ~Buddha

Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. ~Buddha

He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana. ~Buddha

With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone. ~Buddha

Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering – an image of death. ~Buddha

He who walks in the eightfold noble path with unswerving determination is sure to reach Nirvana. ~Buddha

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.~ Buddha

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.~ Buddha

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground. ~Buddha

Better than worshiping gods is obedience to the laws of righteousness. ~Buddha 

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. ~Buddha

I was born into the world as the king of truth for the salvation of the world. ~Buddha 

He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes. ~Buddha

Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good. ~Buddha

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood? ~Buddha

In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. ~Buddha

All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain? ~Buddha

The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast. ~Buddha

All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain? ~Buddha

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.~ Buddha

Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits.~ Buddha

It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. ~Buddha

The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve. ~Buddha

Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood. ~Buddha

Let my skin and sinews and bones dry up, together with all the flesh and blood of my body! I welcome it! But I will not move from this spot until I have attained the supreme and final wisdom. ~Buddha

A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.~ Buddha

Top 10 Buddha Quotes

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.~ Buddha

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.~ Buddha

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. ~Buddha

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.~ Buddha

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.~ Buddha

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. ~Buddha

To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.~ Buddha

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.~ Buddha

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. ~Buddha

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. ~Buddha