Real strength must be effective strength. 

Personal Strength Comes from the Flow of Continuing Creation; the Flow of the Growing, Organizing, Direction, of The Cosmos. 

This Flow is the river of the possible, which passes between the banks of the impossible.

“A strong man acts within that which constrains him.”

        — Thomas Cromwell, (played by Mark Rylance), advises King Henry VIII
                  — In the PBS mini-series, Wolf Hall