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Inspirational Quotes About Being Strong

The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under! – Anne Frank

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

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

Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you. – Misty Copeland

quotes about being strong alone

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

Winners never quit, and quitters never win. – Vince Lombardi

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

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

quotes about being strong minded

When I’m competing, I need to be strong. – Ashley Wagner

There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down; the other is pulling up. – Booker T. Washington

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

True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.

quotes about being strong in hard times

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

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

Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.

Be strong and face the life. Because sometimes Life keeping nothing but only one option. Be strong anyway. – Bharat Zanvar

quotes about being strong on your own

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

The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists. – Japanese Proverb

The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher. – Usain Bolt

quotes about being strong in life

Only the gentle are ever really strong. – James Dean

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

Positive Quotes About Being Strong During Hard Times

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing. – George Bernard Shaw

We acquire the strength we have overcome. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. – J.K. Rowling

Concentration is the secret of strength. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. – Louisa May Alcott

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

quotes about being strong through hard times

Fall down seven times, get up eight. – Japanese Proverb

You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times. – Tilman J. Fertitta

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie

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

Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses. – Madame Marie du Deffand

quotes about being strong person

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’! – Audrey Hepburn

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

Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. – Albert Schweitzer

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. – Robert Schuller

Love does not dominate; it cultivates. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’ – Eckhart Tolle

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

People with a strong willpower will always have the bigger picture in mind. They will be able to forgo small pleasures in order to help attain bigger goals. – Brian Adams

We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it. – John Newton

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it. – Joel Osteen

Short Quotes About Being Strong

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

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. – Albert Camus

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. – John Wooden

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity. – Lou Holtz

The more one judges, the less one loves. – Honore de Balzac

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. – Henry Ford

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength – Oprah

Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. – James Dean

You’re going to be okay.

Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest.

You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry, but do not give up

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. – Louis Pasteur

There are no negatives in life, only challenges to overcome that will make you stronger. – Eric Bates

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere. – Frank A. Clark

Storms don’t last forever.

Motivational Quotes About Being Strong In Life

Tough times never last, but tough people do. – Robert H. Schuller

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. – Coco Chanel

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

Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith. – Kareena Kapoor Khan

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

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. – Melinda Gates

Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, ‘Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.’

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

Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears. – Demi Lovato

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

Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could. – Louise Erdrich

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – A. A. Milne

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. – Audrey Hepburn

There are so many things that life is, and no matter how many breakthroughs, trials will exist and we’re going to get through it. Just be strong. – Mary J. Blige

Always be courageous and strong, and don’t fear. – Gabby Douglas

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye. – Helen Keller

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

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points. – Knute Rockne

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

Be strong because things will get better. It may be stormy now, but it never rains forever. – Evan Carmichael

If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. – Bruce Lee

Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed. – Bob Riley

Be very strong… be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion. – Alberto Juantorena

Be strong, believe in who you are; be strong, believe in what you feel. – Melissa Etheridge

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability but comes through continuous struggle. And so, we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Powerful Quotes About Being Strong On Your Own

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

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

Nobody can hurt me without my permission. – Mahatma Gandhi

The bird rises against a strong headwind, not only in spite of the wind but because of it. The opposing force becomes a lifting force if faced at the right angle. – L.B. Cowman

I like feeling strong. It keeps my mental floor higher. – Pink

A heart is a muscle..and what do muscles do when they are torn? They grow back STRONGER!

If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong. – Masaru Emoto

The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul. – Carlos Barrios

Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice. – Shawn Johnson

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

Character isn’t something you were born with and can’t change, like your fingerprints. It’s something you weren’t born with and must take responsibility for forming. – Jim Rohn

Never give in… never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force… never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. – Winston Churchill

Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. – Theodore Roosevelt

Pain is temporary. The pain you feel today is only to get strength to face tomorrow. – Sivaprakash Sidhu

I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. – Rita Mero

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank

Famous Quotes About Being Strong Person

I’m a strong man, and usually I get over hurts and it makes me stronger when I come back. – Dusty Baker

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

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Each of us is stronger than we realize. Strength is something we often find in desperate moments. – Jennifer Arnold

Life is, at times, tough. And all we need to do is to prove that we are tougher than it. – Sanhita Baruah

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. – James A. Froude

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

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny. – Charles Reade

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves. – Leonardo da Vinci

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

The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. – Thomas Babington Macaulay

A strong woman is someone who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night. – Harriet Morgan

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

Smiling does not necessarily mean you’re happy. Sometimes it just means you’re strong. – Nishan Panwar

Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It’s black and white – dramatic. You have to be strong. – Catherine Zeta-Jones

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. – Confucius

My strength did not come from lifting weights. My strength came from lifting myself up when I was knocked down. – Bob Moore

Never believe for a second that your weak, within all of us we have a reserve of inner hidden strength. – Victoria Addino

Being strong doesn’t mean that you can handle every difficult situation on your own, it means that you have the sense to ask God and others for help. – Nishan Panwar

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals. – James Naismith

Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn so that we see ourselves as we really are. – Arthur Golden

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

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. – Joseph Kennedy

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t. – Thomas Edison

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

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