200+ Quotes About Strength


Sometimes in life, we all go through different challenges in life that makes us feel so weak and exhausted, this happens to everyone in different ways. We all need strength to carry on, and people have different ways to generate this strength, some find it  through the right channel while some go through the wrong path. The words we speak can also be a source of strength when used in the right way. On this list we have a compilation of quotes about strength that has the capacity to give you that strength you need to face that difficult challenge.

Strength Quotes – Quotes of Strength

1. Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength – George Henry Lewes

 Quotes About Strength

2. Only the gentle are ever really strong – James Dean

3. Sometimes your disappointments make you a stronger person for the future – Blanka Vlasic

4. Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armour of the will, and the fort of reason – Francis Bacon

5. I think I was born strong-willed. That’s not the kind of thing you can learn. The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do – Joan Jett

6. Men and women have strengths that complement each othertumblr.com- Edwin Louis Cole

7. Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage – Lao Tzu

8. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts – Eleanor Roosevelt

9. Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong – Calvin Coolidge

A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong – Tecumseh

10. Does anybody really think that they didn’t get what they had because they didn’t have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment? Nelson Mandela

11. If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance – Samuel Johnson

12. Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength – Saint Francis de Sales

13. Don’t wish me happiness – I don’t expect to be happy it’s gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

14. Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength – Eric Hoffer

15. Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars – Brian Tracy

16. A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe –  Wayne Dyer

17. We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength – Charles Stanley

18. There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast – Charles Dickens

19. Thousands have lived without love, not one without water – W. H. Auden

20. A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep – Vernon Howard

21. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

22. “We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt~

23. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu

24. “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.” – John F. Kennedy

25. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” ― Sarah Dessen

26. That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
William Wordsworth

27. Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

28. Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength – James E. Faust

29. Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart – Steven Cojocaru

30. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will – Mahatma Gandhi

31. Patience and time do more than strength or passion – Jean de La Fontaine

32. Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you – Mike Murdock

33. When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself – Tecumseh

34. I never said I wanted a ‘happy’ life but an interesting one. From separation and loss, I have learned a lot. I have become strong and resilient, as is the case of almost every human being exposed to life and to the world. We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward – Isabel Allende

35. God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

36. Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health – Dalai Lama

37. It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength – Maya Angelou

38. The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next – Mignon McLaughlin

40. Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength – Arnold Schwarzenegger

41. I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death – Leonardo da Vinci

42. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved – Helen Keller

43. We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot – Eleanor Roosevelt

44. Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential – Winston Churchill

45. Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle – Napoleon Hill

46. Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough – Og Mandino

47. Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go – Hermann Hesse

48. Silence is a source of great strength – Lao Tzu

49. Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others. – Plato

50. “True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.” – Unknown

51. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale

52. “Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.” – Lawrence G. Lovasik

53. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power – Lao Tzu

54. One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity – Albert Schweitzer

55. The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home – Confucius

56. Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul – John Muir

57. 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

58. History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity – Haile Selassie

59. The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity – Ruby Dee

60. Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars – Khalil Gibran

61. The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places – Ernest Hemingway

62. It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men – Frederick Douglass

63. Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly – Lawrence G. Lovasik

64. When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure – Peter Marshall

65. That which does not kill us makes us stronger – Friedrich Nietzsche

66. Where there is no struggle, there is no strength – Oprah Winfrey

67. You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength – Marcus Aurelius

68. Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

69. Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong – Leo Buscaglia

70. Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on – Henry Rollins

71. 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

72. Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also – Marcus Aurelius

73. The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren’t able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It’s called being human – Elizabeth Edwards

74. My family is my strength and my weakness – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

75. When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way – Dalai Lama

76. It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony – Benjamin Britten

77. I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman – Anais Nin

78. A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles – Christopher Reeve

79. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death – Thomas Paine

80. When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home’s potential for positive influence – Stephen Covey

81. Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them – Orison Swett Marden

82. Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others – Plato

83. When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on – LL Cool J

84. What is exciting is not for one person to be stronger than the other… but for two people to have met their match and yet they are equally as stubborn, as obstinate, as passionate, as crazy as the other – Barbra Streisand

85. Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men – John F. Kennedy

86. A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done – Marge Piercy

87. As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed – Vincent Van Gogh

88. Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person – Albert Einstein

89. Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength – Charles Spurgeon

90. Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it – Winston Churchill

91. Life is very interesting… in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths – Drew Barrymore

92. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies – Mother Teresa

93. Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved – Mattie Stepanek

94. My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength – Michael Jordan

95. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will – Vince Lombardi

96. The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.

97. 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. – Eleanor Roosevelt

98. Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces – Judith Viorst

99. The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind – Napoleon Bonaparte

100. In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength – Robert E. Lee