Quotes on Strength to Build You Up

We all face adversity and in that time of challenge our strength is tested, whether it be our physical strength, mental strength or emotional strength.  We all need to dig down and find that inner strength that leads to a way to succeed and become stronger.  Here are a few quotes on strength to help you get through.


Quotes on Strength


  • rocky balboa speechWe gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

  • 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

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

  • Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person. – Albert Einstein

  • 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

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

  • 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

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  • Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.  – Brian Tracy

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

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

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

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

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

  • My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength. – Michael Jordan

  • You were given this life, because you are strong enough to live it. – Robin Sharma

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

  • A brave man acknowledges the strength of others. ― Veronica Roth, Divergent

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

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

  • Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. – Lawrence G. Lovasik

  • When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • 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

  • What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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


More Quotes on Strength from Twitter

The task ahead of you is never greater than the strength within you. – @AthletesO

quotes on strength

Today’s struggles are tomorrow’s strength. The caterpillar faces her toughest fight right before she becomes a butterfly. – @TheSingleWoman

Never give up. God will give you strength, you just gotta keep going. – @Carson_Case

When you look in the mirror, see strength, learned lessons, and pride in yourself. – @2thank

Never be ashamed of a scar. It’s avisual reminder that you are stronger than whatever tried to hurt you. @Soulseedzforall


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