104+ Best Inner Strength Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inner-strength is integrity of character; resoluteness of will; mental resistance to doubt or discouragement. Inspirational inner strength quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Most Famous Inner Strength Quotes

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

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

Everything you need is within you, the strength, courage and confidence to change your life. You just need to look within yourself and find it. Amanda Ray

Nothing can dim the light which shines from within. Maya Angelou

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.  Mark Twain

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

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

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look. Marcus Aurelius

Self love and believing in yourself gives you the power and courage to change your life. Amanda Ray

The sun shines not on us but in us. John Muir

There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right. Ronald Reagan

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. Otto Rank

Success is not final, failure is not fatal it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

You are one thing only. You are a Divine Being. An all powerful Creator. You are a Deity in jeans and a t shirt, and within you dwells the infinite wisdom of the ages and the sacred creative force of All that is, will be and ever was. Anthon St. Maarten

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela

We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside. Joel Osteen

Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out. Katherine Dunham

Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful. Amit Ray

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin

There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow. Aaron Lauritsen

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow. Mary Anne Radmacher

She remembered who she was and the game changed. Lalah Delia

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. W. Clement Stone

You have to rely on whatever sparks you have inside. Lisa Kleypas

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

Have love for your inner Self and everything else is done for you. Amit Ray

It takes courage to walk away from disagreements. Amanda RayInner

Inside every woman, is a crazy girl. And we all know what I’m talking about. That part of you that is entangled with insecurities, fears, and absolute insanity! The art of femininity lies in the molding, pounding, and defeating of that crazy girl on a daily basis! Look at any woman, and you’re looking at a woman fighting a daily battle, wielding her weapons in war, every day! I have said it before and I’ll say it again: it is never easy being a woman! And if we could only pound that crazy, insecure girl out of ourselves, it would make such the difference! C. JoyBell C.

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. Mary Tyler Moore

Like a Columbus of the heart, mind and soul I have hurled myself off the shores of my own fears and limiting beliefs to venture far out into the uncharted territories of my inner truth, in search of what it means to be genuine and at peace with who I really am. I have abandoned the masquerade of living up to the expectations of others and explored the new horizons of what it means to be truly and completely me, in all my amazing imperfection and most splendid insecurity. Anthon St. Maarten

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill

The sun shall always rise upon a new day and there shall always be a rose garden within me. Yes, there is a part of me that is broken, but my broken soil gives way to my wild roses. C. JoyBell C.

The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. R. G. Ingersoll

My dark days made me strong. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it. Emery Lord

There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. Seneca

Everything is within your power, and your power is within you. Janice Trachtman

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. John Quincy Adams

It’s in those quiet little towns, at the edge of the world, that you will find the salt of the earth people who make you feel right at home. Aaron Lauritsen

You can choose courage or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both! Brene Brown

I found an inner strength to fight for myself. It was clear that nobody else would. Tehmina Durrani

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. Billy Graham

It’s essential you create a fiery will from within harness that power of decisiveness and choose to be your strongest self. Karen Salmansohn

The secret to happiness is freedom And the secret to freedom is courage. Thucydides

Deep roots are not reached by the frost. J.R.R. Tolkien

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Steve Jobs

She has fought many wars, most internal. The ones that you battle alone, for this, she is remarkable. She is a survivor. Nikki Rowe

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. Earl Nightingale

If your actions don’t live up to your words, you have nothing to say. DaShanne Stokes

People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. Hermann Hesse

It always surprised him when he thought of it later that he did not sink under the load of despair. Chinua Achebe

Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience. James Freeman Clarke

Self discovery is the most empowering time of your life, you remember who you are and you become the best version of yourself but what they forget to tell you is, to get to a point of pleasure you must face the pain. Nikki Rowe

It requires more courage to suffer than to die. Napoleon Bonaparte

A balanced inner calmness radiates from a peaceful centre. It neither craves others approval nor rejects others presence. It neither pulls towards nor pushes away. It has a reverent attitude towards life and all its inhabitants. Donna Goddard

Have the courage to act instead of react. Oliver Wendell Holmes

Dig deep and empower yourself today. Stand in your inner strength. Be uniquely you. Amy Leigh Mercree

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. Muhammad Ali

The tests we face in life’s journey are not to reveal our weaknesses but to help us discover our inner strengths. We can only know how strong we are when we strive and thrive beyond the challenges we face. Kemi Sogunle

Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use. Ruth Gordon

The greatest act of courage is to be and to own all of who you are  without apology, without excuses, without masks to cover the truth of who you are. Debbie Ford

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. Gilbert K Chesterton

Sometimes what seems so right turns out wrong and what seems so wrong turns out right. What do I call this phenomenon? Life. Charles F. Glassman

Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life. EM Forster

Once he said to her: ‘You are like me; you are different from other people. You are Kamala and no one else, and within you there is a stillness and sanctuary to which you can retreat any time and be yourself, just as I can. Few people have that capacity and yet everyone could have it. Herman Hesse

Like a kite courageous person always rises and achieves new highs going against the wind. Invajy

Great leaders have three things; inner light, inner vision, and inner strength. Amit Ray

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. Winston Churchill

The first gift is Strength. May you remember to call upon it whenever you need it. Charlene Costanzo

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. E.E. Cummings

People can be at their most vulnerable, but still tenacious at the same time. Toni Bernhard

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. William Faulkner

The greatest win is walking away and choosing not to engage in drama and toxic energy at all. Lalah Delia

Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.  Erica Jong

Run towards the roar, the old people used to tell the young ones. When faced with great danger and when people panic and seek a false sense of safety, run towards the roaring and go where you fear to go. For only in facing your fears can you find some safety and a way through. When the world rattles and the end seems near, go towards the roar. Michael Meade

A ship is always safe a shore but that is not what it’s built for. Albert Einstein

Theres a remarkable amount of strength residing in those who move forward without being able to physically move. Ones that carry the weight of illness or a disability, they battle wars most know nothing about. They are the true warriors of the world, the ones who have every reason to quit but never do. Nikki Rowe

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. J.K. Rowling

It’s the days you have every right to breakdown and fall apart, yet choose to show up anyway that matter most. Don’t diminish the small steps that others can’t see. Brittany Burgunder

Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing. Emma Donoghue

Only when we face the impossible, and experience the unbearable, do we find out who we truly are. Vironika Tugaleva

Don’t feel defeated if your dreams didn’t work out. It took courage to try and take the risk. That’s something to be proud of. Amanda Raycourage

No one knows your truth but you. If you’re secure in yourself, no one and nothing can touch you. Brittany Burgunder

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

Spiritually is finding the truth in you. Wes Adamson

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene

People never know what they are capable of until all other options run out. Lance Conrad

Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out. Katherine Dunham

It’s not the appearance that makes a man, it’s the man that makes an appearance. Anthony Liccione

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time. Anna Freud

Find yourself and you will find your freedom. Gillian Duce

It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty. Dalai Lama

Either you must control your thoughts or the outside forces will control them and be warned that the outside forces usually consist of fears, worries and doubts. Maddy Malhotra

Nothing can dim the light which shines from within. Maya Angelou

Who you want to be is already inside of you waiting for you to confront who you are and tag them in to help you win the battle of the mind. Sanjo Jendayi

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

It’s not the size of the girl in the fight that counts it’s the size of the fight in the girl­! G. Willow Wilson

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

We should learn to smile as we fall, So much so as when we have it all. Ana Claudia Antunes

Inner strength is measured by what we can bear and how long. Invajy

Ultimate prosperity is one’s value within. It takes a man of depth, morality, and charm to be envied yet without a sign of wealth or romance. A passion to prove such inner worth is his permission to achieve whatever he desires. Criss Jami

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

When you feel like you have been hit, dig deep and hit back. Rock bottom is not your end; it is your beginning. Christine Evangelou