53+ Best Mental Strength Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Mental strength helps you manage your thoughts, regulate your emotions, and behave productively. Mental toughness is a measure of individual resilience and confidence that may predict success in sport, education and the workplace. Profoundly inspirational mental strength quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Mental Strength Quotes

My strength was probably more the mental side of the game rather than the skill side. I always had that self-belief that I was good enough. You have got to believe you are good enough, otherwise there is no point to it. — Glenn McGrath

Whether you’re working on becoming a more patient parent or you’re striving to become an elite athlete, building mental strength will help you reach your goals. — Amy Morin

As women, we need to know that we can overpower anyone with our mental strength. — Nushrat Bharucha

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I would say darts is probably 15 per cent throwing. The rest of it is mental strength. Being able to hold your nerve. — Rob Cross

Of course I have to work harder because I have my limitations, and I have to prepare better and in a different way my body and mental strength, but that is part of my life. — Robert Kubica

People are realising that vulnerability isn’t a weakness, and the rise of mental health-related humour is making vulnerability feel like a strength. — Phoebe Bridgers

Proactively working to develop mental strength increases your resilience to stress and reduces the toll it takes on you both physically and mentally. — Amy Morin

When it comes to physical strength, someone may have a stronger upper body than lower body, or a stronger right arm compared to the left arm. Similarly, we’re likely to excel in some areas of mental strength while struggling with others. — Amy Morin

In both snooker and poker, you have to play your best under pressure; I was always able to do that. I don’t think it is something you can teach. Your mental strength, your confidence, your self-belief has got to be very strong. That is the common denominator. — Stephen Hendry

Mental strength is really important because you either win or lose in your mind. And I’m not solely talking about sporting matches, boxing events – anything you do, you do it first with your mental strength. And you can actually train and develop it, and I am responsible for what I’m saying because I have experience with that. — Wladimir Klitschko

You can train your mental strength just like you train your body. If your body looks fit or ripped, it looks strong, and you can flex your muscles. So, physically, you have a certain strength. Mentally, it’s the same thing. You can train your psychological strength. — Wladimir Klitschko

A coach once told me there are four factors that determine a players’ performance: his tactical awareness, his physical condition, his technical ability and his mental strength. — Gary Neville

Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. — Germaine Greer

Mental strength is something you either have or you haven’t. — Katie Taylor

Self-belief, I think, is my biggest strength. The mental toughness comes into play whenever the chips are down. — Jasprit Bumrah

There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Building mental strength will help you develop resilience to those potential hazards so you can continue on your journey to success. — Amy Morin

As much as we pump iron and we run to build our strength up, we need to build our mental strength up… so we can focus… so we can be in concert with one another. — Phil Jackson

Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained. — John Stuart Mill

Mental strength is not the same as mental health. Just like someone with diabetes could still be physically strong, someone with depression can still be mentally strong. Many people with mental health issues are incredibly mentally strong. Anyone can make choices to build mental strength, regardless of whether they have a mental health issue. — Amy Morin

A good 80 percent of the vault is still physical and another percentage of it, 20, 25 percent is mental. Mental is always the mental strength, the confidence building up to that contest or repetition, practice, practice, and practice. — Bela Karolyi

In my view, if you have good or bad technique, it doesn’t matter. But you will survive if you can adjust your game at international level, you are mentally strong, you know your strengths and how to score runs. — Virender Sehwag

When I was younger, I used to wrestle, and I feel that it contributed to my athletic ability because as a wrestler you have to be an all-encompassed athlete. You need stamina, strength, endurance and mental capacity. You also have to learn how to adapt in any situation. — Dhani Jones

I’d say 230 yards off the tee is my average. Short game is a strength. I don’t three-putt often. Actually, I’d say my mental game is probably the best. I’m very good at staying positive and focused on my game. — Kathryn Newton

Fitness, defending, the mental stuff – those were all weaknesses of mine. And I turned those into strengths. — Carli Lloyd

Empowering yourself is an essential component to building mental strength and creating the kind of life you want to live. — Amy Morin

Building mental strength is the key to reaching our full potential in life. — Amy Morin

The hardest thing about acting is all of the other things you have to think about besides performing… Your image, your team, networking – not to mention the mental strength you need to be able to stay unaffected by the rejection that every actor experiences. — Cameron Boyce

Exercising and eating properly will build your physical and mental strength to endure the stressful situation. — David H. Murdock

Being mentally strong doesn’t mean you don’t experience emotions. In fact, mental strength requires you to become acutely aware of your emotions so you can make the best choice about how to respond. — Amy Morin

Do I have the mental strength? I left home when I was 13 years old. — Roberto Mancini

I briefly studied martial arts in college and realised that I might not be a great fighter physically, but it gave me mental strength and boosted my confidence. — Nushrat Bharucha

I want to help children develop strengths that allow them to feel they don’t have to push things away mentally… If we ‘cotton-ball’ kids, it produces adults who are too scared to think for themselves and are easily manipulated. — Morris Gleitzman

Building mental strength is about learning to regulate your thoughts, manage your emotions, and behave productively despite whatever circumstances you find yourself in. — Amy Morin

If you want to become physically stronger, you’ll need healthy habits – like going to the gym. You’ll also have to give up unhealthy habits – like eating junk food. Building mental strength requires healthy habits – like practicing gratitude – while also giving up unhealthy behavior, like giving up after the first failure. — Amy Morin

I stopped thinking too much about what could happen and relied on my physical and mental strength to play the right shots at the right time. — Novak Djokovic

I have so much respect for people in the service. The mental strength it takes to do what they do is unbelievable. — Torrey DeVitto

Sleep deprivation robs you of mental strength and impairs your ability to deal with stressful events. — Amy Morin

From the age of seven, I basically started practicing my hand-eye and foot coordination, balance, strength, endurance, discipline, and mental toughness three days a week until I was about 15. — Ashton Eaton

The more mental strength you have, the better. If you look at some of the best players that we have seen over the years and that I have been playing with, mentally they are the best competitors as well, something I have worked hard on. — Kevin Anderson

I think there’s strength in being honest and open about yourself and your struggles. But it can also be a challenge. This is my life, I live with my own mental health, and that is happening to me every day. I can talk about it from a position of ‘Oh, I’ve done this’ but I’m still living that existence. — Olly Alexander

I love sharing my knowledge of hitting with others. Now coaches and players at all levels can learn my systematic approach to hitting a baseball with more consistency, mental strength and accuracy. — Dusty Baker

I was ironing my own clothes when I was 11 years old. My mental strength goes back to those days. — Cristiano Ronaldo

People in football love to talk about mental strength. Well, I’m the strongest dude you’re ever going to meet. — Romelu Lukaku

Mountaineering is one of the most difficult sports – we are away from routine life for days, living in tents, and it requires high degree of physical and mental strength. — Samina Baig

Whether you aim to lose 20 pounds or you want to launch your own business, mental strength is the key to long-term success. After all, you need fierce determination and tenacity to reach your greatest potential. — Amy Morin

Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems. — Paul J. Meyer

I am constantly trying to improve my playing and hope to get more and more mental strength. I think these are two of the success keys. — Ana Ivanovic

Even a side with great mental strength will have moments where they lose confidence. — Massimiliano Allegri

Mental strength requires a three-pronged approach – managing our thoughts, regulating our emotions, and behaving productively despite our circumstances. While all three areas can be a struggle, it’s often our thoughts that make it most difficult to be mentally strong. — Amy Morin

I see the beauty in boxing. It teaches me strength physically, but mostly mentally. I had to learn my strength, because for so long I could have been tougher than I was. — Kelly Rowland

Recognizing and replacing the unhealthy thoughts, behaviors, and feelings that may be sabotaging your best efforts is the key to building mental strength. — Amy Morin

If we think about physical strength and that women lack in it, we must understand that in a tough situation, mental strength is more important than physical power. So, women are equally strong for combat roles. — Rahul Dev

I can make all the throws. My mental side is a strength as far as understanding defense schemes and our playbook. I’m able to change plays when needed. I think that sets me apart. — Carson Wentz