Here are top quotes about strength to provide you the inspiration and motivation to go through life with courage.

Strength is a concept that is not limited to humans. It is a capability that exists in all sorts of creatures. In human beings, strength does not only mean being physically strong and capable but it also depicts our mental and moral courage. I strong person is not one who has big muscles. A strong person is one who has control over his emotions, who can control his thinking. A strong person can turn his day by turning the direction of his thoughts. Strength is a pre requisite for success. A weak individual can not make strong decisions in his life which leads him to not take any determined action. Strength is truly an admirable quality to have.


“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
Lao Tzu

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”
J.K. Rowling

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
Albert Camus

inspirational quotes about strength

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”
Maya Angelou

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.”
Veronica Roth

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
Corrie ten Boom – Quotes About Strength

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”
Vincent van Gogh

inspirational quotes about strength

“If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.”
C. JoyBell C.

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”
C. JoyBell C.

“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
Jane Austen

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”
August Wilson

inspirational quotes about strength

“Better to be strong than pretty and useless.”
Lilith Saintcrow

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”
Jane Austen

“Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.”
José N. Harris

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”
Marcus Aurelius – Quotes About Strength

“It’s not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.”
Jon Krakauer

inspirational quotes about strength

“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”
Sarah Dessen

“It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.”
Emilie Autumn

“There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.”
Dalai Lama XIV

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”
Napoléon Bonaparte

“Strength is the capacity to break a Hershey bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.”
Judith Viorst

“Mastering others is strength. Mastering oneself makes you fearless.”
Lao Tzu
inspirational quotes about strength

“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”
Ann Landers

“It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.”
John Steinbeck

“I think that we are like stars. Something happens to burst us open; but when we burst open and think we are dying; we’re actually turning into a supernova. And then when we look at ourselves again, we see that we’re suddenly more beautiful than we ever were before!”
C. JoyBell C. – Quotes About Strength

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”
Frederick Douglass

“Screw pretty. I’d rather be strong. Pretty fades over time. Strength gets you through the bad shit.”
Thea Harrison

inspirational strength quotes

“The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.”
Rainer Maria Rilke

“Life is made of so many moments that mean nothing. Then one day, a single moment comes along to define every second that comes after. Such moments are tests of courage, of strength.”
Sabaa Tahir – Quotes About Strength

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

“I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.”
Madonna
inspirational strength quotes

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.”
Criss Jami

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”
Michael J. Fox

“If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system.That’s much more powerful than rebelling outside the system.”
Marie Lu

“A strong woman who recklessly throws away her strength, she is worse than a weak woman who has never had any strength to throw away.”
Thomas Hardy

“Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It’s a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment.”
Zack W. Van

inspirational strength quotes

“Temper us in fire, and we grow stronger. When we suffer, we survive.”
Cassandra Clare

“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

“If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk to her! And what you will find is that there has been a suffering, that at some time she has left herself for hanging dead.”
Sena Jeter Naslund

“Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don’t think you can, hold on.”
James Frey – Quotes About Strength

“I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let us see who is the strongest.”
Henry David Thoreau

“You feel your strength in the experience of pain.”
Jim Morrison

“I used to think you were weak and just didn’t fight back … but now, honestly, I think you’re actually pretty tough. It takes a hell of a lot of strength to not complain and lash out.”
Richelle Mead

“There is a certain strength in being alone.”
Heather Duffy Stone

inspirational strength quotes

“It is easier to live through someone else than to complete yourself. The freedom to lead and plan your own life is frightening if you have never faced it before. It is frightening when a woman finally realizes that there is no answer to the question ‘who am I’ except the voice inside herself.”
Betty Friedan

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”
Maya Angelou

“A quiet conscience makes one strong!”
Anne Frank

“If you are alone you belong entirely to yourself. If you are accompanied by even one companion you belong only half to yourself or even less in proportion to the thoughtlessness of his conduct and if you have more than one companion you will fall more deeply into the same plight.”
Leonardo da Vinci

“Love must not entreat,’ she added, ‘or demand. Love must have the strength to become certain within itself. Then it ceases merely to be attracted and begins to attract.”
Hermann Hesse – Quotes About Strength

“Strength isn’t about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences.”
Jenny Trout

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.”
Rachel Carson

inspirational strength quotes

“Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.”
Taylor Swift

“I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits.”
Anaïs Nin – Quotes About Strength

“God, grant me strength to accept those things I cannot change.”
Dan Brown

“Spending time with God is the key to our strength and success in all areas of life. Be sure that you never try to work God into your schedule, but always work your schedule around Him.”
Joyce Meyer

“The weaker you are the louder you bark.”
Masashi Kishimoto

“My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.”
Michael Jordan

“I am fallen, flawed and imperfect. Yet drenched in the grace and mercy that is found in Jesus Christ, there is strength.”
Adam Young

inspirational strength quotes

“We are all of us born with a letter inside us, and that only if we are true to ourselves, may we be allowed to read it before we die.”
Douglas Coupland

“You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things.”
Ken Kesey

“And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.”
Paulo Coelho

“If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.”
Criss Jami

“I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.”
Eric Roth

“Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back.”
Eve Ensler – Quotes About Strength

“I’m wishing he could see that music lives. Forever. That it’s stronger than death. Stronger than time. And that its strength holds you together when nothing else can.”
Jennifer Donnelly

inspirational strength quotes

“In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.”
Drew Barrymore – Quotes About Strength

“Being single doesn’t mean you’re weak, it means that you’re strong enough to wait for the right person.”
Niall Horan

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”
Criss Jami

“Women are never so strong as after their defeat.”
Alexandre Dumas

“Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.”
Chris Bradford

“The key is this: Meet today’s problems with today’s strength. Don’t start tackling tomorrow’s problems until tomorrow. You do not have tomorrow’s strength yet. You simply have enough for today.”
Max Lucado

“We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant, confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is overthrown.”
John Calvin – Quotes About Strength

inspirational strength quotes

“Who wants to die? Everything struggles to live. Look at that tree growing up there out of that grating. It gets no sun, and water only when it rains. It’s growing out of sour earth. And it’s strong because its hard struggle to live is making it strong. My children will be strong that way.”
Betty Smith

“The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.”
Criss Jami

“Men know that women are an over match for them, and therefore they choose the weakest or the most ignorant. If they did not think so, they never could be afraid of women knowing as much as themselves.”
Samuel Johnson

“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”
Robert Jordan – Quotes About Strength

“I wonder if I will ever have the strength to hold onto something. Or if I will always be someone who destroys.”
Ally Condie

“Most people carry that pain around inside them their whole lives, until they kill the pain by other means, or until it kills them. But you, my friends, you found another way: a way to use the pain. To burn it as fuel, for light and warmth. You have learned to break the world that has tried to break you.”
Lev Grossman

inspirational strength quotes

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