ᐅ169+ Short Quotes About Strength in Hard Times

Hey little fighter, soon things will be brighter.” — Author Unknown

“The distance between your dreams and reality is called action.” — Author Unknown

“Nobody is too busy. It’s just a matter of priorities.” — Author Unknown

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.” — Steve Jobs

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” — Japanese Proverb

“Don’t tell people your dreams. Show them.” — Author Unknown

“Follow that dream.”

“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible.'” — Audrey Hepburn

“You’re never too young to dream big.”

“I’ve never met a person with an easy past.” — Atticus

“You’ve always had the power my dear. You just had to learn it for yourself.” — Glinda from The Wizard of Oz

“Stay strong. Make them wonder how you’re still smiling.”

“A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength but by the strength of his heart.” — Zeus from Hercules

“A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.” — Author Unknown

“You never realize how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.” — Bob Marley

“Nothing is more impressive than a person who is secure in the unique way God made her.” — Author Unknown

“I figure, if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one.” — Martha Jane Cannary

“May my heart be brave, my mind fierce, and my spirit free.” — Kate Forsyth

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” — Maya Angelou

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

“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” — Oliver Wilkins

“Keep the faith. The most amazing things in life tend to happen right at the moment you’re about to give up hope.” — Author Unknown

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song, I praise him.” — Psalm 28:7

“You’re beautiful.”

“Stay positive.”

“Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.” — Burton Hill

“The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.” — Author Unknown

“Keep your hopes up.”

“Better things are coming.”

“Make a wish.”

“Forget all the reasons why it won’t work and believe the one reason why it will!” — Ain Eineziz

“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” — Muhammad Ali

“It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.” — Mandy Hale

“If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.” — Zig Ziglar

“Throw me to the wolves and I’ll come back leading the pack.” — Author Unknown

“The secret of having it all is believing you already do.” — Author Unknown

“Some people don’t like you just because your strength reminds them of their weakness. Don’t let the hate slow you down.” — Thema Davis

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” — English Proverb

“It’s better to break your own heart by leaving, rather than having that person break your heart every day you’re with them.” — Author Unknown

“You have to be at your strongest when you’re feeling at your weakest.” — Author Unknown

“We all have a fighter in us.” — Author Unknown

“Don’t let how you feel make you forget what you deserve.” — Author Unknown

“Maybe life isn’t about avoiding the bruises. Maybe it’s about collecting the scars to prove we showed up for it.” — Author Unknown

“You can, and you will.”

“Make a fairy tale and go live in it.” — Annabel Tollman

“One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.” — Brigitte Nicole

“I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.” — Author Unknown

“If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it.” — Michael Jordan

“We all have an unsuspected reserve of strength inside that emerges when life puts us to the test.” — Isabel Allende

“Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance and my kindness for weakness.” — Dalai Lama

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” — Wayne Dyer

“You have within you, right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.” — Brian Tracy

“I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” — Alex Elle

“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”

“The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about.” — Author Unknown

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” — Napoleon Hill

“I’m stronger because I had to be. I’m smarter because of my mistakes, happier because of the sadness I’ve known, and now wiser because I learned.” — Author Unknown

“Once you start to see results, it becomes an addiction.” — Author Unknown

“Do you want to be happy? Let go of what’s gone, be grateful for what remains and look forward to what is coming.” — Author Unknown

“Heavenly Father knows all about you, your strengths and weaknesses. He knows perfectly who you are, but He also knows who you can become. And with that knowledge, He has placed you here, now — at the exact place and time which you can do the most good with the talents and gifts he has given you.” — Craig C. Christensen

Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered.” — Yasmin Mogahed

Character. Intelligence. Strength. Style. That Makes Beauty.” — Diane Von Furstenberg

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C. S. Lewis

“A strong woman loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, and perseveres… no matter what life throws at her.” — Author Unknown

“When you start seeing your worth, you’ll find it harder to stay around people who don’t.” — Author Unknown

Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be. ” — Elizabeth Gilbert

“If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay.” — John Spence

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” — Nora Ephron

“And the salt in my wounds isn’t burning anymore than it used to. It’s not that I don’t feel the pain, it’s just I’m not afraid of hurting anymore.” — Paramore (Last Hope lyrics)

“Don’t let anyone ever break your soul. You have to stand on your own two feet and stand up for yourself. There are those that would give anything to see you fail, but you must never give them the satisfaction. Hold your head up high, smile and stand your own ground.” — Author Unknown

“Go as long as you can, and then take another step.” — Author Unknown

“What is coming is better than what is gone.” — Author Unknown

“Don’t worry, God is never blind to your tears. Never deaf to your prayers. And never silent to your pain. He sees. He hears and He will deliver you.” — Author Unknown

“You are stronger than you think.”

“Believe in yourself a little more.”

“I am strong because I know my weaknesses. I am beautiful because I am aware of my flaws. I am fearless because I learnt to recognize illusion from real. I am wise because I learnt from my mistakes. I am a lover because I have felt hate. And I can laugh because I have known sadness.” — Author Unknown

“Smile and let everyone know that today, you’re a lot stronger than you were yesterday.” — Drake

“Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” — Dalai Lama

“You only live once, you might as well be a badass!” — Author Unknown

“Storms make trees take deeper roots.” — Dolly Parton

“Life has a way of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.” — Paul Coelho

“This is the year I will be stronger, braver, kinder, and unstoppable. This year I will be fierce.” — Author Unknown

“Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.” — Harriet Morgan

“She builds others up because she knows what it’s like to be torn down.” — Shannon L. Alder

“Give God your weakness and He’ll give you His strength.”

“Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.” — Paul Millsap

“She is clothed with strength & dignity and laughs without fear of the future.” — Proverbs 31:25

“The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within — strength, courage, dignity.” — Ruby Dee

“When you face difficult times, know that challenges are not sent to destroy you. They’re sent to promote, increase, and strengthen you.” — Joel Osteen

“You were never created to live depressed, guilty, condemned, ashamed, or unworthy. You were created to be victorious.” — Joel Osteen

“Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.” — Author Unknown

“You can become strong, and powerful, and beautiful.” — Author Unknown

“Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over.” — Bella Abzug

“Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” — Scarlett Curtis

“If I ever let my head down it will be just to admire my shoes.” — Author Unknown

“A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.” — Gina Carey

“A strong woman knows how to keep her life in line. With tears in her eyes, she still manages to say, Nah, I’m fine.” — Author Unknown

“Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away with your head held high is dignity.” — Author Unknown

“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.” — Robert Tew

“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” — Bruce Lee

“Smile and let everyone know that today, you’re a lot stronger than you were yesterday.” — Drake

“Sometimes, you have to get knocked down lower than you have ever been to stand back up taller than you ever were.” — Author Unknown

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them.” — Elvis Presley

“A strong woman is one who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night.” — Harriet Morgan

“I am the type of person that will sit in the bathroom and cry, but then walk out like nothing ever happened.” — Author Unknown

“Dear stress, let’s break up.” — Author Unknown

“The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself, and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” — Author Unknown

“Smile. You’re cute.” — Author Unknown

“The woman who does not require validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.” — Mohadesa Najumi

“When you start seeing your worth, you’ll find it harder to stay around people who don’t.” — Author Unknown

“Do not judge. You don’t know what storm I’ve asked her to walk through.” — God

“Go ahead tell me that I’m not good enough, tell me I can’t do it because I will show you over and over again that I can!” — Author Unknown

“Wake up with determination. Go to bed with satisfaction.” — Author Unknown

“Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.” — Grace Lichtenstein

“Sometimes you face difficulties not because you’re doing something wrong, but because you’re doing something right.” — Joel Osteen

“I am strong because I’ve been weak. I am fearless because I’ve been afraid. I am wise because I’ve been foolish.” — Joker

“If you’re lucky enough to be different, don’t ever change.” — Taylor Swift

“Step into my shoes and walk the life I’m living and if you get as far as I am, just maybe you will see how strong I really am.” — Author Unknown

“You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry, but do not give up.” — Author Unknown

“You attract what you are, not what you want. So if you want it then reflect it.” — Tony Gaskins

“Being deeply loved gives you strength; loving deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu

“Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.” —Brigitte Nicole

“I’ll find strength in pain.”

“Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start there.” — Cheryl Strayed

“Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” — Suzanne Collins

“I don’t want you to save me. I want you to stand by my side as I save myself.” — Sushil Singh

“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” — Mandy Hale

“Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome. ” — N. R. Walker

“Forget your past, forgive yourself, and begin again right now.”

“I am not what happened to me. I am what I chose to become.” — Carl Gustav Jung

“You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.” — Ain Eineziz

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” Khalil Gibran

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” Napoleon Hill

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” -Christopher Reeve

“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

“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” -Steve Maraboli

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

“Inner Strength can break any inertia and take you out of comfort zone.” ~ Invajy

“I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.” ~ Joshua Graham

“Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.” ~ Ovid

“I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past.” ~ Atticus

“Leverage the strength that you have: that no one else can be you.” ~ Todd Wheatland

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

“Perhaps I am stronger than I think.” ~ Thomas Merton

“There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” ~ Ronald Reagan

“The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.” ~ Japanese proverb

“It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines how your life’s story will develop.” ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“Do not pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” ~Bruce Lee

“Failure gave me strength. Pain was my motivation.” ~ Michael Jordan

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

“Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.” ~ Anais Nin

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” ~ Winston Churchill

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work though difficult problems.” ~ Gever Tulley

“Someone I once loved gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.” ~ Mary Oliver

“It is our attitude toward events, not events themselves, which we can control. Nothing is by its own nature calamitous – even death is terrible only if we fear it.” ~ Epictetus

“We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live.” ~ Cesar Chavez

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” ~ Ambrose Redmoon

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” ~ Maya Angelou

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr

“This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.” ~ Winston Churchill

“There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.” ~ Charles Dickens

“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~ Nelson Mandela

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” ~ Thomas Paine

“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

“Strength is a matter of a made up mind.” ~ John Beecher

“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

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

“He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.”~Louisa May Alcott

“Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.”~ Demi Lovato

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

“We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.” ~ Isabel Allende

“The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.” ~ Jodi Picoult

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” ~ Peter Marshall

“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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

“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

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”~ Khalil Gibran

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” ~ William Ellery Channing

“Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” ~ Drew Barrymore

“Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever.” ~ Lana Del Rey

“The best way out is always through.” ~ Robert Frost

“Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.” ~ Franklin P. Jones

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” ~ Walt Disney

“Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” ~ Edmund Hillary

“Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.” ~ Lao Tzu

“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

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

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” ~ Buddha

“Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“They say everything you go through in your childhood builds character and inner strength.” ~ Curtis Joseph

“You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, ‘I’m proud of what I am and who I am, and I’m just going to be myself’.” ~ Mariah Carey

“Virtue is an inner strength. It expands your nature.” ~ John Bradshaw

“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.” ~ Bruce Lee

Silence is a source of great strength. ~ Lao Tzu

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” ~ Napoleon Hill

“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” ~ Otto Rank

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

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” ~ Mother Teresa

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” ~ Seneca

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” ~ Bob Marley

“Inner strength is measured by what we can bear and how long” ~ Invajy

“Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.” ~ Katherine Dunham

“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” ~ Vivian Greene

“You have power over your mind―not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

“As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

“When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way. “~ Dalai Lama

“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” ~ Maya Angelou

“Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.” ~ EM Forster

“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” ~ Gilbert K Chesterton

“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

“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” ~ Anna Freud

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~ Anais Nin

“Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.” ~ Katherine Dunham

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” ~ Dalai Lama

“Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.” ~ Emma Donoghue

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” ~ J.K. Rowling

“A ship is always safe a shore but that is not what it’s built for.” ~ Albert Einstein

“Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” ~ Erica Jong

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~ E.E. Cummings

“Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Like a kite courageous person always rises and achieves new highs going against the wind.” ~ Invajy

“Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.” ~ Ruth Gordon

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” ~ Muhammad Ali

“Have the courage to act instead of react.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

“It requires more courage to suffer than to die.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

“Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.” ~ James Freeman Clarke

“People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.” ~ Hermann Hesse

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” ~ Earl Nightingale

“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.” ~ Steve Jobs

“The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.” ~ Thucydides

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” ~ Billy Graham

“You can choose courage or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both!” ~ Brene Brown

“Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” ~ John Quincy Adams

“There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.” ~ Seneca

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”~ Winston Churchill

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” ~ Mary Tyler Moore

“It takes courage to walk away from disagreements.” ~ Amanda Ray

“The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” ~ R. G. Ingersoll

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

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” ~ W. Clement Stone

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Don’t feel defeated if your dreams didn’t work out. It took courage to try and take the risk. That’s something to be proud of.” ~ Amanda Ray

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ~ William Faulkner

Self-love and believing in yourself gives you the power and courage to change your life.” ~ Amanda Ray

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” ~ Mark Twain

“Everything you need is within you, the strength, courage and confidence to change your life. You just need to look within yourself and find it.” ~ Amanda Ray

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

“Even the darkest tunnel has an end and soon their will be light.” ~ Invajy

“The task ahead of you is never greater than your own height.” ~ Invajy

“Strength lies within you, only you can help yourself.” ~ Invajy

“Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.” —Shawn Johnson

“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

“I like feeling strong. It keeps my mental floor higher.” —Pink

“Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” —Drew Barrymore

“Be very strong… be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.” —Alberto Juantorena

“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” —Susan Gale

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

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” —Audrey Hepburn

“Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.” —Demi Lovato

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” —William Ellery Channing

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” —Robert H. Schuller

“Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.” —Joel Osteen

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” —Napoleon Hill

“He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” —Louisa May Alcott

“There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.” —Usain Bolt

“I like criticism. It makes you strong.” —LeBron James

“A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” —Vernon Howard

“There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.” —Booker T. Washington

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” —Walt Disney

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” —Ernest Hemingway

“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

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” —Ralph Nader

“Knowing others is intelligence. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” —Lao Tzu

“Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strength.” —John Zenger

“True leadership lies in guiding others to success—in ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.” —Bill Owens

“He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” —Louisa May Alcott

“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” —Nelson Mandela

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

“If you don’t have big dreams and goals, you’ll end up working for someone that does.” —Unknown

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi

“Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” —Misty Copeland

“The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.” —Richard L. Evans

“Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success.” —Zig Ziglar

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” —Ronald Reagan