Strength Sayings and Quotes

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

You gotta stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.     

Elizabeth Gilbert

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye.

Helen Keller

We acquire the strength we have overcome.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Strength is a matter of a made up mind.

John Beecher

Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.     

Richard E. Byrd

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

J.F. Clarke

Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.

Michael Jordan

You were given this life, because you are strong enough to live it.     

Robin Sharma

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. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.

Louise Erdrich

If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.     

Bruce Lee

If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.

Flavia Weedn

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

M. Kathleen Casey

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.     

Brian Tracy

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

Robert H. Schuller

No matter what the situation, remind yourself 'I have a choice.'

Deepak Chopra

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it     

Margaret Thatcher

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength

Oprah Winfrey

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.      

T.S. Elliot