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

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

If you're going through hell, keep going.     

Winston Churchill

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.     

Dale Carnegie

Things happen to you to make you realize your true potential, strength, will power, and heart. You've got to have faith.     

Dr. Byron Hayes

Strong women wear their pain like stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.     

Harriet Morgan

It is during our darkest moments that ew must focus to see the light.     

Aristotle

Just as a broken arm needs a cast, we too need support mechanisms in order to make it through difficult times.     

Holly Wagner

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

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

Ken Kesey

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

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.     

Andrew Carnegie

You can always take the easy way out and give up, but real strength comes when you decide to keep pushing forward no matter what the circumstances are.     

Author Unknown

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

Helen Keller

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

Sanaa Lathan

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.     

Buddha

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.     

Christian Larson

You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.     

Christopher Robin

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

Og Mandino

Smiling does not necessarily mean you're happy. Sometimes it just means you're strong.     

Nishan Panwar

Get connected to your reality, your real life, instead of your emotionally soaked narrative about your life     

Gary John Bishop

Life can be so difficult at times, but fighting through the pain is so worth it. It’s better to feel every kind of emotion than to not feel at all.     

Demi Lovato

Expose yourself to your deepest fear. After that, fear has no power.     

Jim Morrison

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities. Strong men make them.     

Orison Swett Marden

The weak are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to either.     

Aristotle

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.     

Audrey Hepburn

People cry, not because they're weak. It's because they've been strong for too long.     

Johnny Depp

Marriage is like a well built porch. If one of the two posts leans too much, the porch collapses. So each must be strong enough to stand on its own.     

Deb Caletti

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.     

Calvin Coolidge

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.     

Swami Vivekananda

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

Ernest Hemingway

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

Sarah Dessen

Strength is a matter of the made up mind.     

John Beecher

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.     

Mark Twain

Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.     

Sigmund Freud

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

A strong, positive self image is the best possible preparation for success.     

Dr. Joyce Brothers

You must have an iron will, if you would cross the ocean. You must be strong enough to pierce mountains.     

Swami Vivekananda

Ask for help. Not because you are weak. But because you want to remain strong.     

Les Brown