180 Quotes About Being Strong That Will Boost Your Mind

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I’ve decided to make myself strong. As far as I can tell, that’s all I can do. Haruki Murakami

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No matter what they say, no matter what they think, do the right thing. Maxime Lagacé

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Do not pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee

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People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of. Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist, Amazon book)

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You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt


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Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Seneca

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The art of life is not controlling what happens to us, but using what happens to us. Gloria Steinem

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Don’t go to the doctor with every distemper, nor to the lawyer with every quarrel, nor to the pot for every thirst. Benjamin Franklin

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All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given to us as raw material, as clay, so that we may shape our art. Jorge Luis Borges

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So other people hurt me? That’s their problem. Their character and actions are not mine. Marcus Aurelius


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Either you reach a higher point today, or you exercise your strength in order to be able to climb higher tomorrow. Friedrich Nietzsche

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To try to avoid pain is to give too many f*cks about pain. In contrast, if you’re able to not give a f*ck about pain, you become unstoppable. Mark Manson

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Comfort is the craving that can take away your life. Develop the power to resist it, and you become unstoppable. Johnny Uzan

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Mankind has never achieved greatness but through suffering. Robert de Lamennais

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There is no security for those who seek it outside of themselves. Byron Katie

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The Best Quotes About Being Strong

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If you only walk on sunny days you’ll never reach your destination. Paulo Coelho

It’s possible to transcend anything that doesn’t kill you. David Goggins

To welcome with affection what is sent by fate. Marcus Aurelius

Nothing that goes on in anyone else’s mind can harm you. Nor can the shifts and changes in the world around you. Marcus Aurelius

To be like the rock that the waves keep crashing over. It stands unmoved and the raging of the sea falls still around it. Marcus Aurelius

There’s no hope if people expect life to be easy. There’s a future if people believe they must be strong. Maxime Lagacé

There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself. Miyamoto Musashi

We need to feel a little bit lost somewhere, physically or intellectually, at least once a day. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (The Bed of Procrustes)

The fragile wants tranquility, the antifragile grows from disorder, and the robust doesn’t care too much. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (The Bed of Procrustes)

After crosses and losses men grow humbler and wiser. Benjamin Franklin

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Diligence overcomes difficulties, sloth makes them. Benjamin Franklin

If it scares me, there’s magic on the other side. Kamal Ravikant

Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but most of all, endurance. James Baldwin

Many think they need to be stronger before they take the next step. But the truth is you need to take the next step before you get stronger. Thibaut

People who wade into discomfort and vulnerability and tell the truth about their stories are the real badasses. Brené Brown (Rising Strong, Amazon book)

You cannot experience the fullness of your life when you live to avoid hurt. Iyanla Vanzant

If you aren’t big enough to stand criticism, you’re too small to be praised. Earl Deason

It is the business of the very few to be independent; it is a privilege of the strong. Friedrich Nietzsche (Beyond Good and Evil)

I measure the strength of a spirit by how much truth it can take. Friedrich Nietzsche

Do not consider painful what is good for you. Euripides

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Part 2. Quotes About Being Strong That Are…

The Most Famous Quotes About Being Strong (Nietzsche, Einstein, Confucius, etc.)

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You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. Bob Marley

What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche

First principle: one must need strength, otherwise one will never have it. Friedrich Nietzsche

Who is strong? He that can conquer his bad habits. Benjamin Franklin

He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books. Benjamin Franklin

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. Albert Einstein

Just like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for growth in our own lives, for if we’re never tested to our limits, how will we know how strong we really are? How will we ever grow? Arnold Schwarzenegger

It takes more strength to repair than to build, to start anew than to begin, to be reconciled than to get along. Pope Francis

I realized that intimidation didn’t really exist if you’re in the right frame of mind. Kobe Bryant

Pray not for a lighter load, but for stronger shoulders. Augustine of Hippo

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior. Confucius

Pleasure consumes us, work strengthens us. Let us choose. Charles Baudelaire

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist. Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway. Mother Teresa

You ought not to fear that over which you have no control. Aristotle

Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage. Confucius

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Vulnerability is a strength. Gary Vaynerchuk

The only way, is to learn to fight. Alain de Botton

Work when you can, rest when you can’t. Maxime Lagacé

Good things take time. Bad things don’t. Angela Jiang

I didn’t let my desire for comfort rule me. David Goggins (Can’t Hurt Me, Amazon book))

Help yourself. No one is coming to save you. Noah Kagan

Not taking things personally is a superpower. James Clear (See also: inner peace quotes)

Expect anything worthwhile to take a long time. Debbie Millman

Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. Jim Rohn

I don’t stop when I’m tired. I stop when I’m done. David Goggins (Can’t Hurt Me)

Holding on won’t make you strong, letting go will. Thibaut

True strength is the courage to admit our weaknesses. Simon Sinek

Don’t give the small things more time than they deserve. Marcus Aurelius

Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak. Sun Tzu

Weakness is revealed in tantrum. Strength is revealed in restraint. Alex Sauer

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Inspirational and Motivational Quotes About Being Strong

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Learn to love the pain of improvement. It is the most beneficial addiction you can have. Angela Jiang

The answer, the strength, the right action or the resource will be there when you need it, not before, not after. Eckhart Tolle

Be more than motivated, be more than driven, become literally obsessed to the point where people think you’re f*cking nuts. David Goggins (Can’t Hurt Me)

This life is all a f*cking mind game. Realize that. Own it! David Goggins (Can’t Hurt Me)

You must be courageous to admit that all things are possible, and that you are equipped to handle them all. Iyanla Vanzant

Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run it is easier. 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

You are only free when you realize you belong no place – you belong every place – no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great. Brené Brown (Braving the Wilderness, Amazon book)

The most spiritual men, as the strongest, find their happiness where others would find their destruction: in the labyrinth, in hardness against themselves and others, in experiments. Their joy is self-conquest: asceticism becomes in them nature, need, and instinct. Difficult tasks are a privilege to them; to play with burdens that crush others, a recreation. Knowledge – a form of asceticism. They are the most venerable kind of man: that does not preclude their being the most cheerful and the kindliest. Friedrich Nietzsche (The Anti-Christ)

All the happiness in the world, all the good fortune on earth, compares not to a mind that has come upon silence. Kapil Gupta

You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh)

What makes you beautiful is your presence. What makes you wise is your perseverance. Maxime Lagacé

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Helpful and Encouraging Quotes About Being Strong

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No man is defeated without until he has first been defeated within. Eleanor Roosevelt

It’s when our back is against the wall that we most often find a new door. Neil Strauss

Your brain is the most powerful weapon in the world. David Goggins

Life is hard and unfair. That’s why you must get up one more time. That’s why you must keep going no matter what. Maxime Lagacé

While it’s admirable to have a strong personality that’s consistent for all, one who can’t adjust to the moment is at a serious disadvantage. Ed Latimore

Meeting smaller emergencies and learning to deal with them had given me the confidence to deal with this larger emergency. So, little by little, I found out how to do things. After each catastrophe you don’t worry so much the next time, and each time you emerge stronger from your victory. Eleanor Roosevelt

How to develop old school mental toughness: 1. Resist impulses 2. Get uncomfortable 3. Workout 4. Eat healthy 5. Sleep 6. Set goals 7. Get organized 8. Meditate 9. Manage time 10. Live in gratitude 11. Relentless determination. Ralph Napolitano

Take the long view. This is going to be a nine-inning game. There will be highs and lows. Focus on what you can control. Brad Stulberg

It’s easy to get caught up in trying to fix all the things you’re bad at. Instead, identify your strengths and play to those. Justin Kan

The most important skill you can acquire: a mind calm under all circumstances. @orangebook_

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See also: 10 Strategies to Make Yourself Mentally Stronger (psychologytoday.com)

Funny Quotes About Being Strong

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Intellect without balls is like a racecar without tires. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

It is a sign of weakness to avoid showing signs of weakness. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (The Bed of Procrustes)

None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing. Benjamin Franklin

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Deep Quotes About Being Strong

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Those who feel entitled to a good life will never suffer enough to achieve it. Maxime Lagacé

Realize that nothing needs to change, except yourself. Thibaut

The world caters to the unserious. The serious must cater to themselves. James Pierce

The world is too big and too busy to care about you. This is a blessing, for it makes you free. @LifeMathMoney

If you are easily provoked you are easily controlled. @TheStoicEmperor

I say, drop all your defences. Anyone can make a mistake — even you. Do not defend your mistakes; just accept them and move on. When you are totally defenceless, that is when you will be completely strong. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

No one thinks about you in quite the way you think. No one will love you in the way that you hope. No one can give you what you have always longed for. No one will make you what you seek to become. To lean is to fall. Kapil Gupta

It’s impossible to improve yourself when you see yourself as a victim in every situation. Bill Masur (See also: love yourself quotes)

There is nobody who is going to solve any of our problems, either political, religious or psychological. Jiddu Krishnamurti

To complain always brings discredit. Better be a model of self-reliance opposed to the passion of others than an object of their compassion. Baltasar Gracián

I’ve yet to meet a strong person with an easy past. Ed Latimore

It never gets easier. You either get stronger or life beats you down. Ed Latimore

If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Your good fortune is not to need good fortune. Seneca (On Providence)

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Wise Quotes About Being Strong (Words of Wisdom)

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Anything which is troubling you, anything which is irritating you, that is your teacher. Ajahn Chah

It is preposterous to take to heart that which you should throw over your shoulders. Baltasar Gracián

Buddha’s doctrine: man suffers because of his craving to possess and keep forever things which are impermanent. Alan Watts

You aren’t mature enough to debate something if you can’t accept the possibility of being wrong. Ed Latimore

The weak focus on appearing strong and smart. The wise ignore others and find solutions. Maxime Lagacé

How unlucky I am that this should happen to me. But not at all. Perhaps, say how lucky I am that I am not broken by what has happened, and I am not afraid of what is about to happen. Marcus Aurelius

Nature builds things that are antifragile. In the case of evolution, nature uses disorder to grow stronger. Occasional starvation or going to the gym also makes you stronger, because you subject your body to stressors and gain from them. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them. Only when this surrender is made can we assure ourselves of inward quietness, and locate the next step on the road to ultimate victory. James Gordon Gilkey

Whoever then wishes to be free, let him neither wish for anything nor avoid anything which depends on others: if he does not observe this rule, he must be a slave. Epictetus (Enchiridion, Amazon book)

But what is philosophy? Doesn’t it simply mean preparing ourselves for what may come? Don’t you understand that really amounts to saying that if I would so prepare myself to endure, then let anything happen that will? Otherwise, it would be like the boxer exiting the ring because he took some punches. Actually, you can leave the boxing ring without consequence, but what advantage would come from abandoning the pursuit of wisdom? So, what should each of us say to every trial we face? This is what I’ve trained for, for this my discipline! Epictetus (Discourses, Amazon book)

Amateurs believe that the world should work the way they want it to. Professionals realize that they have to work with the world as they find it. Shane Parrish

When you see yourself as a witness, separate from ego, then no person or situation can shake you. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Failure-resistant is achievable; failure-free is not. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (The Bed of Procrustes)

Do not let the body be dragged along by mind nor be dragged along by the body. Miyamoto Musashi

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See also: 5 Lessons That Will Make You Stronger (exploringyourmind.com)

Part 3. Quotes About Being Strong And…

Quotes About Being Strong And Life

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Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation. Charlotte Brontë

Life is all about ‘not knowing’ and then doing something anyway. All of life is like this. Get used to it. Get good at it. Mark Manson

Those who face necessary suffering are strong. They don’t aim for the easy life, but the meaningful life. Maxime Lagacé

Life has many ways of testing a person’s will – either by having nothing happen at all, or by having everything happen at once. Paulo Coelho

In the long run, there is no more liberating, no more exhilarating experience than to determine one’s position, state it bravely, and then act boldly. Eleanor Roosevelt

Forget a life without pain, struggles, and hardships. It doesn’t exist. Find the strength to get through them. Unknown

Winners aren’t afraid to admit when they’re wrong. If they’re wrong, they want to know, so they can work on getting it right. Matt Stephens

I’m stronger because I had to be, smarter because of my mistakes, happier because of the sadness I’ve known, and wiser because I’ve learned. Lori Deschesne

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will. Jawaharlal Nehru

When you are indifferent to the events in your life, they will not have the power to cause reactions. James Pierce

It is in the separation from the events of his life that one finds equanimity. James Pierce

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Quotes About Being Strong, Adversity, Hard Times, Hard Work

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If you would not have a man flinch when the crisis comes, train him before it comes. Seneca

Measure experience in exposure to shocks rather than years. Angela Jiang

Real challenge is costly. If you aren’t paying something, you aren’t really being challenged. Angela Jiang

Those who give up are those who take things personally. Those who don’t have faith. Maxime Lagacé

Think of hardships as stepping stones, and they will be stepping stones. Think of hardships as game-overs, and they will be game-overs. @LifeMathMoney

When facing a difficult situation, ask yourself is there a message in it for me? Can I learn something from it? Am I being taught a lesson? Use hardship to sharpen intelligence and build courage. Why let a painful experience go to waste if you can use it to further your growth? @TheAncientSage

If you dodge difficult conversations to avoid effort, discomfort or responsibility then you are not done growing up yet. Learn to deal with life’s unpleasant obligations regardless or accept a lifetime of shame and scarcity. Taylor Burrowes

Be grateful when something doesn’t come easily to you. It forces you to learn the value of hard work. When life becomes a battle of attrition, only those who have learned the value of hard work will be left standing. Ed Latimore

The only way to succeed is to learn. The only way to learn is through experimentation. The only way to experiment is with failure. Fail to succeed! Sahil Lavingia

For the robust, an error is information. Nassim Nicholas Taleb (The Bed of Procrustes)

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Quotes About Strength, Patience

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The nearer a man comes to a calm mind, the closer he is to strength. Marcus Aurelius

Doing what’s right sometimes requires patience. Marcus Aurelius

The just man is most free from disturbance, while the unjust is full of the utmost disturbance. Epicurus

Times of great uncertainty can lead to times of great strength. Sage Canaday

Be thankful for adversity. You become strong because of it, not in spite of it. Maxime Lagacé

Patience is a virtue. Virtues are no fun. Train yourself to be patient and you’ll never need to worry about having a lot of competition. Jason Zweig

Strength is the ability to maintain a hold of oneself. It’s being the person who never gets mad, who cannot be rattled, because they are in control of their passions — rather than controlled by their passions. Ryan Holiday

The weak ask more from others than they do themselves. The strong ask more from themselves than they do others. Alex Sauer

Strength is laughing at your mistakes. Weakness is letting them own you. Alex Sauer

We must be patient with our learning process, patient as we learn our lessons, remembering success has many faces. Iyanla Vanzant

The strength of a person’s spirit would then be measured by how much ‘truth’ he could tolerate, or more precisely, to what extent he needs to have it diluted, disguised, sweetened, muted, falsified. Friedrich Nietzsche (Beyond Good and Evil) (See also: truth quotes)

A reproach can only hurt if it hits the mark. Whoever knows that he does not deserve a reproach can treat it with contempt. Arthur Schopenhauer

If you want to make people stronger tell them the truth not what they want to hear. Carlos Del Valle

One must be a sea, to receive a polluted stream without becoming impure. Friedrich Nietzsche (Thus Spoke Zarathustra)

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See also: 17 Things Emotionally Strong People Don’t Do (lifehack.org)

Quotes About Being Strong, Happiness, Friendship

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We must not only put up with it, but love it. Marcus Aurelius

Do good to thy friend to keep him, to thy enemy to gain him. Benjamin Franklin

Nothing can give a man strength when he is looking for salvation other than his own effort. Leo Tolstoy

A lot of people in life are very successful but I think very few are fulfilled. Fulfillment comes when you know you tried your hardest and have given your absolute best when responding to life with “I must go on!” David Goggins

Most people say they want to be happy, but what they really want is for events to go their way. Someone that genuinely wants to be at peace, regardless of the circumstances, will be. James Pierce

The only way you can ever be free is to not care who likes or dislikes you. Don’t go out of your way to please or antagonize. Simply be who you’re going to be. Those who will vibe, will vibe. Those who don’t will unsubscribe. This is simple but not easy. But it is worth it. Ed Latimore

When you’re weak, they take your kindness for weakness. Because it is. When you’re strong, they take your kindness for generosity. Because strength doesn’t need to be kind. People can tell the difference and respond accordingly. Ed Latimore

You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It’s their mistake, not my failing. Richard Feynman (See also: be yourself quotes)

We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him. Michel de Montaigne

We worry vulnerability will be perceived as weakness. More often than not, others interpret a willingness to be vulnerable as strength. Justin Kan

Inner humility is the prerequisite for greatness of soul. Entitlement mentality is indicative of the degeneration of soul. @TheAncientSage

Nothing will satisfy you forever. Nothing will grant you permanent happiness. James Pierce

Low expectations combined with the acceptance of the present moment will bring you permanent peace. Maxime Lagacé

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Quotes About Being Strong, Sadness, Pain, Moving On

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Whatever can happen at any time can happen today. Seneca

Water your bad days with love and patience, watch as flowers grow from it tomorrow. Billy Chapata

Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final. Rainer Maria Rilke

A feeling of aversion or attachment toward something is your clue that there’s work to be done. Ram Dass

You become unbeatable if you’re unaffected and peaceful about anything external. Maxime Lagacé

Insecurity makes one defensive and this tendency to be defensive blocks one from blossoming. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. Carlos Castaneda

It takes strength to face our sadness and to grieve and to let our grief and anger flow in tears when they need to. It takes strength to talk about our feelings and to reach out for help and comfort when we need it. Fred Rogers

Some challenges are like climbing a mountain – you get stronger. Some challenges are like sustaining a sharp rock in your shoe – it does nothing but to weaken you. Angela Jiang

I know that we will be the sufferers if we let great wrongs occur without exerting ourselves to correct them. Eleanor Roosevelt

Pain unlocks a secret doorway in the mind, one that leads to both peak performance, and beautiful silence. David Goggins (Can’t Hurt Me)

Is it possible to avoid pain? Yes, but you’ll never learn anything. Is it possible to know something without ever having experiencing it? Yes, but it will never truly be part of you. Paulo Coelho

Embrace the vulnerability of being human as a source of strength. Pema Chödrön

The thing you’re the most scared of might be the best thing to ever happen to you. Neil Strauss

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See also: 3 Ways to Stay Mentally Strong During Life’s Toughest Times (psychologytoday.com)

Quotes About Being Strong, Motivation, Courage, Hope

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Only those with their feet on rock can build castles in the air. Terry Pratchett

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing. Theodore Roosevelt

When you have self-knowledge, motivation is easy. When you’re never silent, you can’t have self-knowledge. Without self-knowledge, you won’t be strong for long. Maxime Lagacé

You don’t know your true values until you are forced to make a tradeoff between them. James Clear

The virtuous man may not have to stand alone, but he must be willing to. @TheStoicEmperor

If you want to be one of the few to defy those trends in our ever-softening society, you will have to be willing to go to war with yourself and create a whole new identity, which requires an open mind. David Goggins (Can’t Hurt Me)

The fact is, discipline is only punishment when imposed on you by someone else. When you discipline yourself, it’s not punishment but empowerment. Les Brown

The person who is in training must strive to habituate himself not to love pleasure, not to avoid hardship, not to be infatuated with living, not to fear death, and in the case of goods or money not to place receiving above giving. Musonius Rufus

Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid, but that doesn’t change the truth that I am also brave and worthy of love and belonging. Brené Brown (The Gifts of Imperfection, Amazon book)

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain. Cicero

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Part 4. Quotes About Being Strong For…

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For Kids

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

When I was a boy I used to think that strong meant having big muscles, great physical power; but the longer I live, the more I realize that real strength has much more to do with what is not seen. Real strength has to do with helping others. Fred Rogers

For Teens

Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Dr. Seuss

I wonder if we confuse strength and other words – like aggression and even violence. Real strength is neither male nor female; but is, quite simply, one of the finest characteristics that any human being can possess. Fred Rogers

Life is a blend of sensitivity and sensibility. Sensibility is intellect, sensitivity is of the heart. You need to be sensitive yet strong. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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For Women

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou

Make solitude a part of your life. In order to work with difficulty, we need to gather our inner strength. Pema Chödrön

You make yourself strong because it’s expected of you. You become confident because someone beside you is unsure. You turn into the person others need you to be. Jodi Picoult (Vanishing Acts)

For Men

Conquer yourself rather than the world. René Descartes

When you over value compliments you become vulnerable to insults and judgement. Gary Vaynerchuk

When one has not had a good father, one must create one. Friedrich Nietzsche

Part 5. Conclusion

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Think of the life you have lived until now as over and, as a dead man, see what’s left as a bonus and live it according to Nature. Love the hand that fate deals you and play it as your own, for what could be more fitting? Marcus Aurelius

Call to action: Read 10 Signs You’re a Mentally Strong Person (inc.com) or watch Resilience in Hard Times (2 minutes YouTube video by The School of Life)