Being Strong Sayings and Quotes

Being strong isn’t just about pumping iron and deadlifts. Inner strength can be just as valuable. It’s not until we’re faced with adversity that we find out just how tough and resilient we are. Realize you’re stronger than you think with the collection of wise and inspirational being strong quotes below.


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

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

Susan Gale

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

Anne Frank

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

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

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

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

John F Kennedy

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

Ivan Avendano

A woman is like a tea bag - only in hot water do you realize how strong she is.     

Nancy Reagan

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

It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.     

Dalai Lama

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

Bob Marley

A strong women is someone who is able to smile this morning like she wasn't crying last night.

Harriet Morgan

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

Pain makes you stronger. Tears make you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. And vodka makes you not remember any of that crap.     

Nishan Panwar

If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.     

Criss Jami

I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. Its because of them I'm doing it myself.

Albert Einstein

Not everyday is a good day. You may feel like hell and some you may feel like nothing could be worse. Keep your head up, because someday you will have your day. It could be tomorrow or the next day but that day will come, and it will be the best day of your life, just you wait.

Ash Sweeney