150 Quotes About Strength and Being Incredibly Strong

5. “Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.” – Knute Rockne
6. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” –
7. “The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.” –
8. “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” –
9. “Be strong, believe in who you are; be strong, believe in what you feel.” – Melissa Etheridge
10. “You become a worrier by practicing worry. You can become free of worry by practicing the opposite and stronger habit of faith. With all the strength and perseverance you can command, start practicing faith.” –
11. “Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.” – Henry Ward Beecher
12. “A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than needs the approval of sheep.” – Vernon Howard
13. “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.”
14. “Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.” – Richard Bach
15. “Be strong and follow your own convictions. You can’t assume there is a lot of time to do what you like. This is what is afraid of: that he will die before he gets a chance to make a real strong contribution.” – Marc Bolan
16. “Follow your honest convictions and be strong.” – William Makepeace Thackeray
17. “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” –
18. “Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.” – James Naismith
19. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” –
20. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” –
21. “Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith.” – Kareena Kapoor Khan
22. “I’m a strong man, and usually I get over hurts and it makes me stronger when I come back.” – Dusty Baker
23. “Never believe for a second that your weak, within all of us we have a reserve of inner hidden strength.” – Victoria Addino
24. “The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.” – Tokugawa Ieyasu
25. “Give me strength, not to be better than my enemies, but to defeat my greatest enemy, the doubts within myself. Give me strength for a straight back and clear eyes, so when life fades, as the setting sun, my spirit may come to you without shame.” – P.C. Cast
26. “Strength isn’t about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences.” – Jenny Trout
27. “Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” – Misty Copeland
28. “Have a strong mind and a soft heart.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
29. “A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.” – Orison Swett Marden
30. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” – Louis Pasteur
31. “”With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
32. “As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.” –
33. “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men!” – Phillips Brooks
34. “When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.” – Napoleon Hill
35. “Strength is not something you have, it’s something you find.” – Emma Smith
36. “I have a strong personality, and I say what I think.” – Penelope Cruz
37. “My bad habits aren’t my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.” – Layne Staley
38. “Fitting in is unnecessary. Embrace who you are. You will go through rough times in high school, but always stay strong, and never deny yourself!” – Neon Hitch
39. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” – Rachel Carson
40. “Nature is as well adapted to our weakness as to our strength.” –
41. “I think scars are like battle wounds – beautiful, in a way. They show what you’ve been through and how strong you are for coming out of it.” –
42. “Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.” – Chris Bradford, The Way of the Sword
43. “It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.” – Elbert Hubbard
44. “God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change.” – Dan Brown, Angels & Demons
45. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoléon Bonaparte
46. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” –
47. “Perhaps I am stronger than I think.” – Thomas Merton
48. “You feel your strength in the experience of pain.” – Jim Morrison
49. “Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.” –
50. “Strong people alone know how to organize their suffering so as to bear only the most necessary pain.” – Emil Dorian
51. “Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.” – Amos Bronson Alcott
52. “We become strong, I feel, when we have no friends upon whom to lean, or to look to for moral guidance.” – Benito Mussolini
53. “Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others … Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” – Katherine Mansfield
54. “Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.” – Arthur Golden
55. “I found an inner strength to fight for myself. It was clear that nobody else would.” – Tehmina Durrani
56. “The key is this: Meet today’s problems with today’s strength.” – Max Lucado
57. “Sometimes your make you a stronger person for the future.” – Blanka Vlasic
58. “Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.” – Euripides
59. “You never know how strong you are… until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Cayla Mills
60. “Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don’t think you can, hold on.” – James Frey
61. “It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.” – Emilie Autumn
62. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” –
63. “”Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” –
64. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran
65. “In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” – Drew Barrymore
66. “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A. A. Milne
67. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
68. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale
69. “A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.” – Veronica Roth, Divergent
70. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi
71. “Strength is the capacity to break a Hershey bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.” – Judith Viorst
72. “Silence is not weakness and decency is not pride.” – Arthur Machen
73. “It feels good to be strong.” – Katharine McPhee
74. “Better to be strong than pretty and useless.” – Lilith Saintcrow, Strange Angels
75. “Temper us in fire, and we grow stronger. When we suffer, we survive.” – Cassandra Clare
76. “Never give in.. never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force.. never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” –
77. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
78. “True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.”
79. “It’s not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.” – Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild
80. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey
81. “The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
82. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen
83. “Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying: “Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.”
84. “Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.” –
85. “Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and for forming.” – Jim Rohn
86. “Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.” –
87. “Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away.” – Dag Hammarskjold
88. “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
89. “You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.” – James A. Froude
90. “The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.” – Thomas Babington Macaulay
91. “Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.”
92. “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” – Steve Maraboli
93. “Fall. Stand. Learn. Adapt.” – Mike Norton
94. “We acquire the strength we have overcome.” –
95. “Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength.” – Ralph W. Sockman
96. “Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt , and to forgive quickly.” – Lawrence G. Lovasik
97. “It doesn’t take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go.” – J. C. Watts
98. “Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Horace
99. “We’re stronger than we think.” – Joe Kelly
100. “When you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong and you’ll finally see the truth- that hero lies in you.” – Mariah Carey
101. “A fear of weakness only strengthens weakness.” – Criss Jami
102. “”Joy is strength.” –
103. “The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.” – Swami Vivekananda
104. “Mastering others is strength. Mastering oneself makes you fearless.” – Lao Tzu
105. “We know you’re strong, but accepting help is its own kind of strength.” – Kiera Cass
106. “No man ever threw away life while it was worth keeping.” –
107. “Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.” – Gregory Peck
108. “Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity.” – G.K. Chesterton
109. “All through my life, I have been tested. My will has been tested, my courage has been tested, my strength has been tested. Now my patience and endurance are being tested.” –
110. “But we are strong, each in our purpose, and we are all more strong together.” – Bram Stoker
111. “The sky is not my limit…I am.” – T.F. Hodge
112. “Give me a strong back, over a soft heart.” – Connie Brockway
113. “Everything started as nothing.” – Auliq Ice
114. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha
115. “Strength and come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill
116. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve
117. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” –
118. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” –
119. “True strength is delicate.” – Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
120. “A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.” –
121. “”It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” –
122. “A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship is finding strength in the Word of God.” – Walter Martin
123. “Failure will never overtake me if my to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino
124. “My spirit is as strong as ever. I’m still fighting to make the world a safer place, and you can, too.” – Gabrielle Giffords
125. “Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, and turn it into something positive.” – Leah LaBelle
126. “We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it’s absolutely not; it takes a very strong person to forgive.” – T. D. Jakes
127. “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.” – Joyce Brothers
128. “Let’s be clear, I’m a strong woman.” – Bethenny Frankel
129. “A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.” – Tecumseh
130. “I’m strong and fearless and not afraid to take risks in business.” – Khloe Kardashian
131. “I am a strong Ukrainian girl, that is why I work a lot.” – Milla Jovovich
132. “The strong man is strongest when alone.” – Friedrich Schiller
133. “Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.” – Shawn Johnson
134. “He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” – Louisa May Alcott
135. “When my body is strong, I feel stronger inside. I feel more capable of handling emotional situations. Usually I’m more of a inside-out person, but this was a great case of me from the outside in.” – Mariska Hargitay
136. “You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” – Mary Elizabeth Winstead
137. “Being a strong woman is very important to me. But doing it all on my own is not.” – Reba McEntire
138. “Being strong can be also feminine. I don’t think feminine equals being weak. Being strong is very sexy.” – Sanaa Lathan
139. “My mother was a , and most of the women I know are strong.” – Regina King
140. “I consider myself to be a very strong, independent woman.” – Julie Gonzalo
141. “Women are blessed with energy – a power which is unique. I have been very fortunate to have played strong women and explored their strengths through my films.” – Vidya Balan
142. “There are some people who still feel threatened by strong women. That’s their problem. It’s not mine.” – Gloria Allred
143. “To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don’t feel it, you have to pretend.” – Sade Adu
144. “I’m a very strong woman.” – Thalia