Here are 79 of the best strength quotes I could find. Hope you’ll find the inspiration, the fire and the strength you already have inside. You’ll discover quotes by Buddha, Einstein, Bruce Lee, and more. Enjoy!
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt
Strength is a matter of a made up mind. John Beecher
Normalize being a little crazy for what you believe in. Maxime Lagacé
Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Buddha
You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. Bob Marley
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. Hermann Hesse
Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. Ovid
You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius
The more you care, the stronger you can be. Jim Rohn
Fools give up fast. Strong men persevere. The wise keep going forever. Maxime Lagacé
Silence is a source of great strength. Lao Tzu
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A few thoughts on strength…
Do you realize that without tough times, without struggles, you wouldn’t have the chance to get stronger?
Now, don’t get me wrong.
I know it can be something hard to hear when you’re actually dealing with something truly devastating.
But in the end, if you have the right mental attitude, hardships can act as the stepping stones you need to attain higher levels, in the long term.
It is because of them that you’ll get stronger, not in spite of them.
So please, keep that in mind when you’re struggling.
And most importantly, keep going.
The Best Quotes About Strength
This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble. Ludwig van Beethoven
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on. Henry Rollins
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. Booker T. Washington
If you haven’t the strength to impose your own terms upon life, then you must accept the terms it offers you. T.S. Eliot
The past is your lesson. The present is your gift. The future is your motivation. Unknown
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Kahlil Gibran
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity. Louis Pasteur
We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down. Eleanor Roosevelt
Do not pray for an easy life. Pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. Christopher Reeve
For what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over again. F. Scott Fitzgerald
There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you. Woody Hayes
Courage isn’t having the strength to go on, it is going on when you don’t have the strength. Napoleon Bonaparte
Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. Vincent van Gogh
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. Peter Marshall
To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered. Oscar Wilde
Yielding will overcome anything superior to itself; its strength is boundless. Bruce Lee
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity. Albert Schweitzer
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. Thomas Paine
That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche
Part 2. Quotes About Strength That Are…
Short Quotes About Strength
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Do what is right, not what is easy. Roy T. Bennett
Better to fight and fall than to live without hope. Volsunga (Viking quotes)
People do not lack strength, they lack will. Victor Hugo
Strength doesn’t come from winning. Arnold Schwarzenegger
A calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence. 14th Dalai Lama
If you have no struggles, you’ll have no strength. Tim Fargo
Never give up. Great things take time. Frank Zane
Growth is overrated. Endurance is underrated. Shane Parrish
Problems are messages. Shakti Gawain
Tough times never last, but tough people do. Robert H. Schuller Click to tweet
Storms make trees take deeper roots. Unknown
Falling down is an accident. Staying down is a choice. Unknown
What you allow is what will continue. Unknown
Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese proverb
The only thing that can stop me, is me. Unknown
Adversity is the first path to truth. Lord Byron Click to tweet
You are the only you there is and ever will be. Jen Sincero (You Are A Badass)
Heroism is endurance for one moment more. George F. Kennan
The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists. Japanese proverb Click to tweet
Problems are the price you pay for progress. Branch Rickey
Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance. Lisa Murkowski
Strength of mind is exercise, not rest. Alexander Pope
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Joseph Kennedy
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Inspirational Quotes About Strength
I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past. Atticus
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have. Norman Vincent Peale
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. Walter Bagehot Click to tweet
Leverage the strength that you have: that no one else can be you. Todd Wheatland
Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. Drew Barrymore
I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me. Joshua Graham
In times of crisis, people reach for meaning. Meaning is strength. Our survival may depend on our seeking and finding it. Dawna Markova
May you grow up to be righteous, may you grow up to be true. May you always know the truth and see the lights surrounding you. May you always be courageous, stand upright and be strong. May you stay forever young. Bob Dylan
You have been chosen, and you must therefore use such strength and heart and wits as you have. J.R.R. Tolkien
Perhaps I am stronger than I think. Thomas Merton
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. Unknown
Smiles can hide so much; fear, pain, sadness, tears. But than again they reflect one thing: strength. Unknown
The task ahead of you is never greater than the strength within you. Unknown Click to tweet
In the mountains of truth you will never climb in vain; either you will get up higher today or you will exercise your strength so as to be able to get up higher tomorrow. Friedrich Nietzsche
Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer. Niccolò Machiavelli
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself as he is? Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. Iain Thomas
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman
The man who has done his best has done everything. Charles M. Schwab
Related: 10 Strategies to Make Yourself Mentally Stronger (psychologytoday.com)
Quotes About Strength: The Conclusion
It’s not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit. J.R.R Tolkien
- The strongest people know it’s normal to feel tired. They know when to rest.
- Whatever happens, stay strong. Nobody said life would be fair and easy.
- How to find mental strength?
- Sleep well
- Talk to a friend
- Take a long walk
- Think consistency, not intensity
- Think of your goal to find direction
- Think about what you can do today to find motivation
- Your mind will tend to give up fast. Don’t listen to it. Keep pushing.
- Focus on what you control: your next step.
Call to action: Read 10 Ways to Boost your Mental Fitness (blog.calm.com)
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