Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer

Find Comfort In Words: 40 Quotes About Strength

quotes about strength

Every life has ups and downs, highs and lows. Unfortunately, most people lack the strength and courage to handle the difficulties of life, so they often leave them scarred. And although becoming stronger requires time and effort, sometimes a few words of encouragement are everything you need to push through. In this article, you’ll find 40 quotes about strength that will help you toughen up and overcome any obstacle life may bring.

40 Quotes About Strength You Should Remember

Strength in Hard Times

Quotes About Strength in Hard Times

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

2. “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

3. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is true strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

4. “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

5. “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.” – Evangeline Love

6. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” – Eleanor Roosevelt

7. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

Quotes About Strength and Courage

Strength and Courage

8. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

9. “A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.” – Veronica Roth

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

11. “Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.” – Ovid

12. “It don’t matter what happens if you’re only strong and have great courage.” – Lois Lenski

13. “We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Barbara De Angelis

14. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Quotes About Strength and Hope

Strength and Hope

15. “Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.” – Thomas Fuller

16. “There is a saying in Tibetan, Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.“ – Dalai Lama XIV

17. “The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.“ – Barbara Kingsolver

18. “Hope is best gained after defeat and failure, because then inner strength and toughness is produced.” – Fritz Knapp

19. “Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.” – Norman Vincent Peale

Quotes About Strength and Healing

Strength and Healing

20. “Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” – Tori Amos

21. “The human heart has a way of making itself large again even after it’s been broken into a million pieces.” – Robert James Waller

22. “You have the power to heal your life, and you need to know that. We think so often that we are helpless, but we’re not. We always have the power of our minds… Claim and consciously use your power.” – Louise Hay

23. “We all have scars; both inside and out. Use your experience to support those who are going down the same road of destruction you once went down. Know that your past is worth more than the pain you once carried, because it can now be used to comfort and give strength to another soul who is suffering. Cherish your trials and tribulations as gifts; embrace these opportunities to share the grace you have been given.” – Katie Maslin

24. “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.” – Steve Goodier

Quotes About Strength and God

Strength and God

25. “God’s strength in your weakness is His presence in your life.” – Andy Stanley

26. “Don’t let circumstances distress you. Rather, look for the will of God for your life to be revealed in and through those circumstances.” – Billy Graham

27. “God will always be there with us and give us the strength to meet the difficulties of life.” – Wendell E. Mettey

28. “You are stronger than you think because the power of Almighty God is available to you. Your strength is renewed when you trust in Him.” – Kendra Tillman

29. “I simply think God is greater than our weakness. In fact, I think it is our weakness that reveals how great God is.” – Max Lucado

Quotes About Strength and Faith

Strength and Faith

30. “Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.” – Gregory Peck

31. “Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into light.” – Hellen Keller

32. “Let your life reflect the faith you have in God. Fear nothing and pray about everything. Be strong, trust God’s word, and trust the process.” – Germany Kent

33. “Faith is unseen but felt, faith is strength when we feel we have none, faith is hope when all seems lost.” – Catherine Pulsifer

34. “As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit.” – Emmanuel Teney

Quotes About Strength and Love

Strength and Love

35. “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” – Vincent Van Gogh

36. “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.” – Louise Erdrich

37. “Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

38. “A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility.” – Dalai Lama XIV

39. “Physical strength (hard work), mental strength (perseverance) and spiritual strength (love & acceptance) are the keys to continuous growth.” – Rickson Gracie

40. “Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.” – José N. Harris