100 quotes about strength

100 quotes about staying strong



If you are looking for the top 100 quotes about strength and being strong then you have come to the right place!


We all know that life isn’t a bed of roses. There are days when life is just plain tough. In these moments of adversity, reflect on these powerful quotes about strength and being strong to get you through another day. 



1 – The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about.


2 – Strength comes from lifting yourself up when you are down.


3 – You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. Bob Marley


4 – With the new days comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt


5 – Fall seven times, stand up eight.


6 – Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have the strength. Napoleon Bonaparte


7 – Maybe life isn’t about avoiding the bruises. Maybe it’s about collecting the scars to prove we showed up for it.


8 – Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength. Brigitte Nicole


9 – The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi


10 – The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character. Arnold Schwarzenegger


11 – The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.


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


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


14 – Strength is the product of struggle; you must do what others don’t to achieve what others won’t. Henry Rollins


15 – Strength doesn’t come from what you CAN do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you COULDN’T. Rikki Rogers


16 – Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu


17 – Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength. Theodore Roosevelt


18 – Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. J.K. Rowling


19 – Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength. Sigmund Freud


20 – Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. Mahatma Gandhi


21 – Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees. Thomas S. Monson


22 – Strength is happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness. Daisaku Ikeda


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


24 – If you wouldn’t say it to a friend don’t say it to yourself. Jane Travis


25 – It doesn’t take a lot of strength to hang on. It takes a lot of strength to let go. J.C. Watts


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


27 – Anyone can give up. It’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, that’s true strength. Chris Bradford


28 – Grow through what you go through. One day at a time.


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


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


31 – Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won and all the fears you have overcome. Unknown


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


33 – Storms don’t last forever.


34 – Sometimes you have to allow yourself to be weak in order to grow stronger.


35 – You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.


36 – There’s no need to be perfect to inspire others. Let people get inspired by how you deal with your imperfections.


37 – When something bad happens, you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.


38 – In the end, some of your greatest pain becomes your greatest strengths.


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


40 – Until you’re broken you don’t know what you’re made of. It gives you the ability to build yourself all over again, but stronger than ever.


41 – Some days you just have to create your own sunshine.


42 – Strength is what we gain from the madness we survive.


43 – In the end it will be okay. If it’s not okay it’s not the end.


44 – Strength of character isn’t always about how much you can handle before you break. It’s also about how much you can handle after you’ve broken.


45 – You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it. Unknown


46 – You have to be at your strongest when you’re feeling your weakest.


47 – Whatever life throws at you, even if it hurts, just be strong and fight through it. Remember, strong walls shake but never collapse.


48 – If someone is strong enough to bring you down, show them you are strong enough to get back up. A. Josland


49 – A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well. Unknown


50 – The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are – it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. Rocky Balboa


51 – When life gives you a hundred reasons to break down and cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile and laugh. Stay strong.


52 – Thinking positively isn’t about expecting the best to happen every time, but accepting that whatever happens is the best for this moment.


53 – No one has the power to shatter your dreams unless you give it to them. Maeve Greyson


54 – I will go anywhere as long as it is forward. David Livingston


55 – Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering “I will try again tomorrow.” Mary Anne Radmacher


56 – People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them make them. George Bernard Shaw


57 – A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.


58 – There are things you don’t want to happen but have to accept, things you don’t want to know but have to learn, and people you can’t live without but have to let go.


59 – In case no one told you today: you’re beautiful. You’re loved. You’re needed. You’re alive for a reason. You’re stronger than you think. You’re going to get through this. I’m glad you’re alive.


60 – God promises to make something good out of the storms that bring devastation to your life. Romans 8:28


61 – If you feel like everything is falling apart please remember that better times are right around the corner. Don’t ever give up. Keep going.


62 – Some days are better, some days are worse. Look for the blessing instead of the curse. Be positive, stay strong, and get enough rest. You can’t do it all, but you can do your best.


63 – The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow.


64 – Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else. Unknown


65 – So far, you’ve survived 100% of your worst days. This too shall pass.


66 – Life does not get easier. You just get stronger.


67 – No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, show up, and never give up.


68 – 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


69 – Be so busy loving your life that you have no time for anger, regret or fear. Karen Salmansohn


70 – You may have to fight the battle more than once to win it. Margaret Thatcher


71 – Everybody has a chapter they don’t read out loud.


72 –Standing alone doesn’t mean I’m alone. It means I’m strong enough to handle things all by myself.


73 –Watch your thoughts, they lead to attitude. Watch your attitude, they lead to words. Watch your words, they lead to actions. Watch your actions, they lead to habits. Watch your habits, they form your character. Watch your character, it determines your destiny.


74 – Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be. Charlie Jones


75 – Never give up. There is no such thing as an ending. Just a new beginning.


76 – Don’t lose hope. When the sun goes down, the stars come out. Unknown


77 – People cry, not because they’re weak. It’s because they’ve been strong for too long.


78 – Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer. Unknown


79 –Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace. Dalai Lama


80 –When you say that certain people are worth the fight, make sure that includes you too.


81 – Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.


82 – Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.


83 – Everything you’ve ever wanted is right outside your comfort zone. Jennifer Aniston


84 – When the world says “give up”, hope whispers “try one more time”.


85 –Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. Conrad Hilton


86 – Your time is limited. Don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs


87 –It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer. Albert Einstein


88 –When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say “why me?” Say “try me”.


89 – True strength is being able to hold it together when everyone is expecting you to fall apart.


90 – Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. Muhammad Ali


91 –Keep going. Each step may be harder but don’t stop. The view at the top is beautiful. Keep your head up and your heart strong.


92 – She never seemed shattered; to me, she was a breathtaking mosaic of the battles she’s won – Matt Baker


94 –Life’s roughest storms prove the strength of our anchors.


95 – I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.


96 – Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience. Victoria Holt


97 – Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.


98 – Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie


99 – Never let a bad situation bring out the worst in you. Be strong and choose to be positive.


100 – You fall, you rise, you make mistakes, you live, you learn. You’re human, not perfect. You’ve been hurt but you’re alive. Think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, and to chase the things you love. Sometimes there is sadness in our journey but there is also lots of beauty. We must keep putting one foot in front of the other even  when we hurt, for we will never know what is waiting for us just around the bend.

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