Strength Quotes

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



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



Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.-Thomas Carlyle



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



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



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




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



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



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



That which does not kill us makes us stronger.-Friedrich Nietzsche



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



I like criticism. It makes you strong.-LeBron James


Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.-Liane Cordes


Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.-William Ellery Channing



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



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



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


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



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



If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.-Audre Lorde



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


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



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.-Demi Lovato


As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.-Mike Tyson



No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.-Buddha



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




Heroism is endurance for one moment more.-George F. Kennan


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



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



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



Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.-Abraham Lincoln



Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.-William Barclay


The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.-Max Lerner


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



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





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



I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.-Christopher Reeve



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



Only the gentle are ever really strong.-James Dean



Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.-Ralph Waldo Emerson



I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.-Leo Rosten



What is to give light must endure burning.-Anton Wildgans



Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.-Oprah Winfrey


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



Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.-Francis Bacon


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.-Walt Disney



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



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



My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.-Alfred Lord Tennyson



You can’t really be strong until you see a funny side to things.-Ken Kesey



The God we serve does not seek out the perfect, but instead uses our imperfections and our shortcomings for his greater good. I am humbled by my own limitations. But where I am weak, He is strong.-Rick Perry



Nobody can hurt me without my permission.-Mahatma Gandhi



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




Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.-Samuel Smiles




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



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




He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. – Lao Tzu



The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.-Swami Vivekananda



My bad habits aren’t my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.-Layne Staley



The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.-John Burroughs

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