Being Strong Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old being strong quotes, being strong sayings, and being strong proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Anne Frank

Sometimes you don't realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.

Susan Gale

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

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Winston Churchill

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 Kubler-Ross

Being strong can be also feminine. I don't think feminine equals being weak. Being strong is very sexy.

Sanaa Lathan

It's interesting how we often can't see the ways in which we are being strong - like, you can't be aware of what you're doing that's tough and brave at the time that you're doing it because if you knew that it was brave, then you'd be scared.

Lena Dunham

Be strong & face the life. Because sometimes Life keeping nothing but only one option. Be strong anyway.

Bharat Zanvar

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

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

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

Mahatma Gandhi

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.      

Louisa May Alcott

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.      

James A. Froude

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

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

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

Ken Kesey

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.

John F Kennedy

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

Og Mandino

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

Ivan Avendano

If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.

Corrie ten Boom

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.     

Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

Through persistence, self-knowledge, prayer, commitment, optimism, a resolute trust in God and the building of your own personal moral strength, you can enjoy the blessings of a deeper faith and face the difficulties of life with courage and confidence.     

Norman Vincent Peale

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go trough hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Unknown Author

The worst part about being strong is that no one ever asks if you're ok.     

Unknown Author

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

Bob Marley

Sometimes, being strong is to forgive in the name of love, to make someone smile when our own heart is broken, to comfort a friend when we ourselves needed help and to keep faith when we have lost hope.     

Brigitte Nicole

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.     

Thomas Merton