Strength - Quotes & Sayings

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The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.

Thomas Paine

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

Napoleon Hill

Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.

Mattie Stepanek

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

Ernest Hemingway

No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them.

Alana Stewart

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

Buddha

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

Christopher Reeve

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

Mother Teresa

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

Marcus Aurelius

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

You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things.

Ken Kesey

I do believe in the old saying, 'What does not kill you makes you stronger.' Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.

Angelina Jolie

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.

Charles Dickens

When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.

Tecumseh

Girl power is about loving yourself and having confidence and strength from within, so even if you're not wearing a sexy outfit, you feel sexy.

Nicole Scherzinger

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.

Oprah Winfrey

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

I never said I wanted a 'happy' life but an interesting one. From separation and loss, I have learned a lot. I have become strong and resilient, as is the case of almost every human being exposed to life and to the world. We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.

Isabel Allende

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.

Helen Keller

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.

Winston Churchill

My mom was a source of strength. She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all.

Gloria Estefan

Each year, Labor Day gives us an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions that working men and women make to our nation, our economy and our collective prosperity. It gives us a chance to show gratitude for workers' grit, dedication, ingenuity and strength, which define our nation's character.

Thomas E. Perez

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.

Betty Friedan

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.

Charles Spurgeon

Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.

William Barclay

We don't even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.

Isabel Allende

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

Laurence Sterne

Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It's black and white - dramatic. You have to be strong.

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.

Barbara Kingsolver

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.

Confucius

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

Hermann Hesse

Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.

Stephen Covey

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Our diversity is our strength. What a dull and pointless life it would be if everyone was the same.

Angelina Jolie

History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.

Haile Selassie

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

Liane Cordes

The lesson of 9/11 is that America is truly exceptional. We withstood the worst attack of our history, intended by our enemies to destroy us. Instead, it drew us closer and made us more united. Our love for freedom and one another has given us a strength that surprised even ourselves.

Rudy Giuliani

When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways - either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way.

Dalai Lama

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Khalil Gibran

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.

Henry Rollins

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.

Friedrich Nietzsche

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.

Hal Borland

Every good citizen adds to the strength of a nation.

Gordon B. Hinckley

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

Vernon Howard

Having a superpower has nothing to do with the ability to fly or jump, or superhuman strength. The truest superpowers are the ones we all possess: willpower, integrity, and most importantly, courage.

Jason Reynolds