pillar of strength

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pillar of strength

A supportive or emotionally strong person. My aunt has been a pillar of strength for me, helping me through many difficult moments in my life.
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pillar of strength

 and pillar of support
someone or something that consistently provides moral, emotional, or financial support as does a pillar. My parents are my pillars of support. John looked to God as his pillar of strength.
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a ˌpillar/ˌtower of ˈstrength

a person who gives you the courage and determination to continue when you are in a bad situation: My wife has been a tower of strength during my illness.During your five years in prison, Terry was a pillar of strength.
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References in classic literature ?
If any girl had rebelled, she would no longer have taken her rebellion to heart; she possessed a source of comfort they could not drain, a pillar of support they could not overthrow: formerly, when insulted, she wept; now, she smiled.
Julie Berliner, founder and CEO of Sweet Grass Kitchen, said she's always recognized Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains as a pillar of support to the Colorado community.
Adekunle said that in spite of the show of brotherliness and being a pillar of support during the apartheid era, South Africans had not reciprocated the same gesture toward Nigerian living in their country.
The country's military is the main pillar of support to Mr Maduro.
Despite the rash of violence, the Coptic community has been seen as a pillar of support for the coup leader and current President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
While she was more comfortable as a homemaker than as a revolutionary, she facilitated in her husband's legacy by being a strong pillar of support for him, even when no one else in the party was.
He explained that Nigeria has always been a strong pillar of support to the ICC, especially in Africa, since the adoption of the Rome Statute establishing the Court on July 17, 1998.
Kuwait has been a pillar of support for WFPs emergency and development operations internationally.
It represents our will to change people's lives and shows commitment to our local customers who have been a pillar of support to our business," SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri added.Ogada has also encouraged football lovers, and especially his peers, to try their luck in betting.
He was a constant pillar of support during the entire tenure since its inception.
Since its inception, Nissan Al Babtain continues to implement its strategic role and plans in encouraging young people and stands as a pillar of support for diverse community effort.
PRESIDENT Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called Mother Teresa a messiah of the poor and a pillar of support for the weak as he said every Indian will take pride on her canonisation tomorrow.
"The company has been a pillar of support since day one and we value EGA's contribution in making this tournament one of the most sought-after events on the Ladies European Tour," said Bu Amim.
Richard Noon, of Meltham Carlile CIC, said: "Charles has been a pillar of support from the initial stages of the Carlile project.
The right-handed batsman added that Misbah has been an inspiration to the likes of himself and other Pakistani cricketers and he has been a pillar of support for them all, Pak Passion reported.