Getting Stronger Sayings and Quotes

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

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.     

Thomas Merton

You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment!     

Aly Raisman

I think it's my personality to overcome things, learn from them and become stronger, both personally and professionally. To be honest, I welcome those hardships.     

Hope Solo

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

I'll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger.     

Tim Tebow

I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person.     

Judith Hill

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.     

Henri Bergson

Don't doubt me, because that's when I get stronger?.     

Marvin Hagler

You know, I think I'm a stronger person for realizing that you can't make everybody love you.     

Clay Aiken

We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families.     

Jeb Bush

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.     

Dale Carnegie

Having a dream, living that dream, losing that dream, dreaming again and then having that dream come true again is one of the greatest feelings ever because I'm stronger.     

Aaron Carter

When you feel so strongly about something and other people feel equally strongly, you have to feel stronger about it in order to succeed.     

Joan Chen

One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth mustbe chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.     

Abraham Maslow

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.     

Aldous Huxley

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.     

Bruce Lee

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.     

Brian Tracy

As you reach your goals, set new ones. That is how you grow and become a more powerful person.     

Les Brown

A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading.     

Jeremy Collier

Let us strive to improve ourselves, for we cannot remain stationary: one either progresses or retrogrades.     

Mme. Du Deffand

The safest principle through life, instead of reforming others, is to set about perfecting yourself.     

B. R. Haydon

Whenever you see a man who is successful in society, try to discover what makes him pleasing, and if possible adopt his system.     

Benjamin Disraeli

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.     

Louisa May Alcott

Never neglect an opportunity for improvement.     

Sir William Jones

Remedy your deficiencies,and your merits will take care of themselves.     

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Circumspection in calamity; mercy in greatness; good speeches in assemblies; fortitude in adversity: these are the self-attained perfections of great souls.     


Practice yourself in little things, and thence proceed to greater.     


The farther a man knows himself to be free from perfection, the nearer he is to it     

Gerard Groote

Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.     

Wayne Dyer

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self.     

Aldous Huxley

By stretching yourself beyond your perceived level of confidence you accelerate your development of competence.     

Michael Gelb

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.     

Willam Faulkner

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.     

Brian Tracy

Slumber not in the tents of your fathers. The world is advancing. Advance with it.     

Giuseppe Mazzini

Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.     

Anthony J. D'Angelo

I'm going to get through this; I'm going to be fine. The power to do it is all in my mind.     

Cindy Wagner

Live up to the best that is in you: Live noble lives, as you all may, in whatever condition you may find yourselves.     

Henry W. Longfellow

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.     

Benjamin Disraeli

From a person standpoint, the old expression of what doesn't kill you makes you stronger is somewhat true.     

Vince McMahon

We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.     

Maxwell Maltz

People do not change with the times, they change the times.     

P.K. Shaw

Many only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.     

Will Rogers

Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.     

Maxwell Maltz

There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he be willing to climb himself.     

Andrew Carnegie

Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you.     

Les Brown

I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.     

Cary Grant

What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.     

Martin Horner

He was always smoothing and polishing himself, and in the end he became blunt before he was sharp.     

Georg C. Lichtenberg

When the archer misses the mark, he turns and looks for the fault within himself. Failure to hit the bull's eye is never the fault of the target. To improve your aim -- improve yourself.     

Gilbert Arland