Strength Sayings and Quotes

In life, it’s rare for success to come easy. Without struggle there is no reward. Flex your muscles with the collection of wise and inspirational strength quotes below.


The strength to quietly endure things - unfairness, misfortunes, sadness, mistakes, misunderstandings.     

Haruki Murakami

Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity.     

G. K. Chesterton

At your weakest, you end up showing more strength; at your lowest, you are suddenly lifted higher than you’ve ever been.     

Cecelia Ahern

I found an inner strength to fight for myself. It was clear that nobody else would.     

Tehmina Durrani

Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.     

Lawrence G. Lovasik

You must draw from that strength. You must increase it. And you must hold on to it because sometimes that small glimmer of inner strength is all that we have to help us press forward through the darkness.     

Morgan Rhodes

The crisis throws you back, and when you are required to exhibit strength, it comes.     

Joseph Campbell

You can measure the true strength of a man by how well he controls others, but you measure his true power by how well he controls himself.     

Amari Soul

There was a saying that the strength of a man’s steel was only known under the hammer of circumstance.     

Alison Goodman

From my weakness, I drew strength that never left me.     

Jorge Luis Borges

His wound is his strength.     

Lev Grossman

We know you're strong, but accepting help is its own kind of strength.     

Kiera Cass

Finding the center of strength within ourselves is in the long run the best contribution we can make to our fellow men.     

Rollo May

One person with indigenous inner strength exercises a great calming effect on panic among people around him.     

Rollo May

A lot of what we experience as strength comes from knowing what to do with weakness.     

Barbara Ehrenreich

The first gift is Strength. May you remember to call upon it whenever you need it.     

Charlene Costanzo

It takes incredible strength not to open a can of 'whoop-ass', justifiably, when ones button is pushed.     

T. F. Hodge

We had something few experience. We were joined in our strengths rather than in our weaknesses.     

Frank Herbert

We all get scared and want to turn away, but it isn’t always strength that makes you stay. Strength is also making the decision to change your destiny.     

Zoraida Córdova

How fast you have forgotten your strength when your very existence is proof of your greatness.     

Suzy Kassem

There are two kinds of strength. Power and the ability to wield it is obvious, but resilience, the ability to resist power, is the other.     

Raymond E. Feist

It takes strength, the strength of a man, to make the magic his own, to make it serve him, and not the other way around.     

Daniel Wallace

You can't retire to weakness -- you've got to learn to control strength.     

Wallace Stegner

Only when we cease to rely on our own strength can we discover that God's strength is always there for us.     

Scott Hahn

Strength and success - they are above morality, above criticism.     

John Steinbeck

My dear, it is a great strength to have faced the worst and to have *felt* it a feature of beauty. Nothing ever after can shake one.     

Olaf Stapledon

The strength of every individual is the grace for great work.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

May you find the strength of will and the grace of endurance to overcome every challenge.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Rather than the strength it takes to not lose, it's the strength to stand back up after a loss that is sometimes more valuable.     

Kyo Shirodaira

The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of the world but those who fight and win battles that others do not know anything about.     

Jonathan Harnisch