„Tis slight, not strength, that gives the greatest lift.“

—  Thomas Middleton, Michaelmas Term

Michaelmas Term (1602), Act iv. Sc. 1. Compare: "It is not strength, but art, obtains the prize", Alexander Pope, The Iliad, book xxiii. line 383.

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Thomas Middleton
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„Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.“

—  Drew Barrymore American actress, director and producer 1975

Változat: In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman fénykép

„My greatest strength is the love for my people, my greatest weakness is that I love them too much.“

—  Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Bengali revolutionary, founder ("father") of Bangladesh 1920 - 1975

Interview with Sir David Frost on the BBC, 1972.
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Aron Ra fénykép

„Your greatest strength, Ray, and possibly your only strength, is in pretending that you don't understand simple things.“

—  Aron Ra Aron Ra is an atheist activist and the host of the Ra-Men Podcast 1962

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Aesop fénykép

„Union gives strength.“

—  Aesop, könyv The Old Man and his Sons

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Max Brooks fénykép

„Who knows if this is humanity’s greatest weakness or strength? The debate continues, and probably will forever.“

—  Max Brooks, könyv The Zombie Survival Guide

The Zombie Survival Guide
Kontextus: Joy, sadness, confidence, anxiety, love, hatred, fear—all of these feelings and thousands more that make up the human “heart” are as useless to the living dead as the organ of the same name. Who knows if this is humanity’s greatest weakness or strength? The debate continues, and probably will forever.

Al Gore fénykép

„Make no mistake, it is precisely our moral authority that is our greatest source of strength“

—  Al Gore 45th Vice President of the United States 1948

Quotes, NYU Speech (2004)
Kontextus: Make no mistake, it is precisely our moral authority that is our greatest source of strength, and it is precisely our moral authority that has been recklessly put at risk by the cheap calculations and mean compromises of conscience wagered with history by this willful president.

Democritus fénykép

„Tis not in strength of body nor in gold that men find happiness, but in uprightness and in fulness of understanding.“

—  Democritus Ancient Greek philosopher, pupil of Leucippus, founder of the atomic theory

Source Book in Ancient Philosophy (1907)

Tim Powers fénykép

„Trusting Merlin is like giving a migrant scorpion a lift inside your hat.“

—  Tim Powers, könyv The Drawing of the Dark

Forrás: The Drawing of the Dark (1979), Chapter 14 (p. 183)

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Grady Booch fénykép

„Perhaps the greatest strength of an object-oriented approach to development is that it offers a mechanism that captures a model of the real world.“

—  Grady Booch American software engineer 1955

Grady Booch (1986) Software Engineering with Ada p. 220. cited in: David J. Gilmore et al. (1994) User-Centred Requirements for Software Engineering Environments. p. 108

Eric Garcetti fénykép

„America’s diversity is our greatest strength. Diversity is not easy. Diversity is a leap of faith that embraces all faiths.“

—  Eric Garcetti American politician 1971

2016, Los Angeles 2024 Summer Olympics bid
Kontextus: Please don’t doubt us. America’s diversity is our greatest strength. Diversity is not easy. Diversity is a leap of faith that embraces all faiths. And that’s why I believe L. A. is a perfect choice for the 2024 Games, because the face of our city reflects the face of the Olympic Movement itself.

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