Staying Strong Sayings and Quotes

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

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

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

Cayla Mills

Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.

Sarah Dessen

Stay strong, be brave, love hard and true, and you will have nothing to lose.

Demi Lovato

You've got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.

Tilman J. Fertitta

There's so many things that life is, and no matter how many breakthroughs, trials will exist and we're going to get through it. Just be strong.     

Mary J. Blige

Always be courageous and strong, and don't fear.     

Gabby Douglas

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.

Knute Rockne

Be strong because things will get better. It may be stormy now but it never rains forever.

Evan Carmichael

Be strong, believe in who you are; be strong, believe in what you feel.

Melissa Etheridge

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

John F Kennedy

If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.     

Masaru Emoto

Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul.     

Carlos Barrios

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

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

Pain is temporary- The pain you feel today is only to get strength to face tomorrow.

Sivaprakash Sidhu

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

Winston Churchill

Build upon strengths, and weaknesses will gradually take care of themselves.     

Joyce C. Lock

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.

Lao Tzu

Life is, at times, tough. And all we need to do is to prove that we are tougher than it.     

Sanhita Baruah

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.     

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.


When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."


When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.

Oprah Winfrey

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.

Dr. Robert Anthony

Tough times never last, but tough people do.

Robert H Schuller

Being strong doesn't mean that you can handle every difficult situation on your own, it means that you have the sense to ask God and others for help.

Nishan Panwar