A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 18, 2019
“Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths”

"Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths” (or “Sometimes we’re tested, not to show our weakness, but to discover our strength") is an inspirational saying that has been printed on many images. “Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to prove our strength” was posted on Twitter by Quotes on October 12, 2009. Authorship is unknown.

“Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths” was posted on Twitter by Appreciate Gratitude on June 29, 2012.

“Sometimes we ‘re tested not to show our weakness but to discover our strength” was posted on Twitter by Sarah on May 30, 2013.


Twitter
Quotes
@quotesforall
Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to prove our strength.
10:39 PM - 12 Oct 2009

Twitter
-sonia-
@_witty_n_wise_
Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to prove our strength. #wisdom #quotes #strenght
5:30 AM - 4 Mar 2012

Twitter
Appreciate Gratitude
@2thank
Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.
1:40 AM - 29 Jun 2012

Twitter
sarah
@sarahhfarag
sometimes we ‘re tested not to show our weakness but to discover our strength
7:11 AM - 30 May 2013

Twitter
MRS HASWAN ✨
@_elothman
Sometimes we’re tested, not to show our weakness, but to discover our strengths.
6:58 AM - 3 Jun 2013

Success
17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Be Successful
By Lydia Sweatt | November 3, 2016
(...)
15. Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.

Facebook
Inky Johnson
July 10, 2017 ·
Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses , but to discover our strengths.

YourTango
20 Quotes About Inner Strength That PROVE You Are A True Force Of Nature
Emily Ratay
September 8, 2017
(...)
3. On testing your strength.
“Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.”

Daily Mail (London, UK)
Rising up! Shane Warne’s ex-wife Simone Callahan, 48, performs an impressive yoga routine in a skintight black leotard
By ALEKSANDRA PAVLOVSKA FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA
PUBLISHED: 01:10 EDT, 25 July 2018 | UPDATED: 04:05 EDT, 25 July 2018
(...)
Stronger: Hinting at the therapeutic qualities of yoga, she wrote in the caption, ‘Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weakness, but to discover our strengths’

The Daily Advocate (Greenville, OH)
POSTED ON APRIL 12, 2019 BY KYLE SHANER
Versailles News: Strength in weakness
OPINION
By Kathy Magoto - Versailles News
(...)
“Sometimes we’re tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.” ~Unknown

YourTango
25 Quotes To Get Your Spirits Up When Everything Is Going Wrong
Alexis George
April 13, 2019
(...)
4. You’re stronger than your obstacles.
“Sometimes we’re tested, not to show our weakness, but to discover our strength.” — Unknown

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, April 18, 2019 • Permalink