30 Quotes About Strength

Let’s face it, life can be hard. Crisis can rear it’s ugly head at anytime. You may have everything going for you one day, then poof, all of a sudden. Your home floods, you get sick, and you lose your job. Unfortunate events can completely change your life in a matter of moments.

To help you through these difficult times, find motivation and perspective in these quotes about strength.

30 Quotes to Help You Find Strength


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

2. By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that could not become a defect. – Goethe

3. 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

4. Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential. – Winston Churchill

5. 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

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

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

8. Don’t hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting, but never hit soft. – Theodore Roosevelt

9. Fall seven times, stand up eight. – Chinese Proverb

10. Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used. – Richard E. Byrd

11. 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

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

13. Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself. – Antoine de Sainte-Exupery

14. Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope. – Hal Lindsey

15. 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

16. Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. – Michael Jordan

17. Nobody can hurt me without my permission. – Mahatma Gandhi

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

19. Our character is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be. – George Santayana

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

21. Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy. – Joseph Campbell

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

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

24. The brave may not live forever, but the cautious don’t live at all. – Anonymous

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

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

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

28. We 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

29. We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself. – Lloyd Alexander

30. Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength. – Corrie ten Boom

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