Quotes about Being Strong

Quotes about being strong are there for you when you need strength. Life can be really hard at times, and it challenges you. It doesn’t matter how hard life becomes. You should never give up.

Whatever happens, you should always stay strong, even if things look bad. You cannot give up because that is exactly when you fail.

Strong Quotes

1.) The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Mahatma Gandhi

2.) Be a Warrior, not a Worrier.

3.) The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
Ernest Hemingway

4.) 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

5.) The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.
Japanese Proverb

6.) Only the gentle are ever really strong.
James Dean

Quotes about being strong.

Quotes About Being A Strong Woman

7.) You have to be at your strongest when you’re feeling your weakest.

8.) Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.
Madame Marie du Deffand

See Women Empowerment Quotes.

9.) Strong women can boldly identify themselves, their capabilities and beliefs, and where they want to end up.

10.) Seize the moment, ‘cause tomorrow you might be dead.
Buffy Summers (not all quotes about being strong are so direct!)

11.) A woman is like a teabag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.
Eleanor Roosevelt

12.) Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
Ruth Gordo

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Being Strong Quotes

13.) A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.
Nancy Rathburn

14.) You know, there’s nothing damnable about being a strong woman. The world needs strong women. There are a lot of strong women you do not see who are guiding, helping, mothering strong men. They want to remain unseen. It’s kind of nice to be able to play a strong woman who is seen.
Ginger Rogers

15.) The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Coco Chanel

16.) A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.
Melinda Gates

17.) Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.
Elizabeth Gilbert(Half Pint delivers on quotes about being strong.)

18.) Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. 
Mahatma Ghandi

Bible Quotes About Being Strong

19.) Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God [is] with thee whithersoever thou goest.
Joshua 1:9

20.) Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, declares the Lord. Be strong, O Joshua, son of Jehozadak, the high priest. Be strong, all you people of the land declares the Lord. Work, for I am with you, declares the Lord of hosts.
Haggai 2:4

21.) The LORD is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him.
Exodus 15:2

22.) I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Philippians 4:13

23.) Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Ephesians 6:10

24.) He gives power to the weak. He increases the strength of him who has no might.
Isaiah 40:29

25.) Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.
Deuteronomy 31:6

26.) God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect.
Samuel 22:33

Strong Women Quotes

27.) A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.
Carly Simon

28.) Strong women need not declare they can carry all the burdens in life. They just quietly do it and survive with a smile.

29.) A Strong Woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.
Gina Carey

30.) You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead

31.) I am a strong woman with or without this other person, with or without this job, and with or without these tight pants.
Queen Latifah

32.) The moment that men recognize the strength of women and uphold gender equality, a supreme race of beings would finally come to life.

33.) A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.
Ellen J. Barrier

34.) A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.
Melinda Gates

35.) It is always convenient to let challenges take over and give up. But those are not going to happen on a strong woman’s watch.

Wonder Woman quotes.

Sayings about Power

36.) That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Friedrich Nietzsche

37.) The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under!
Anne Frank

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

39.) The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Check out Never Give Up quotes.

Stay Strong Quotes

40.) If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.
Corrie ten Boom

41.) He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
Louisa May Alcott

42.) Storms don’t last forever.

Being strong doesn’t mean you’ll never get hurt. It means even when you get hurt, you’ll never let it defeat you.

43.) 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

Being Tough Quotations

44.) You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.
Cayla Mills

45.) Be strong. You never know who you are inspiring.

46.) Being weak doesn’t make you worthless. Being strong doesn’t make you invincible. But having those two sides makes you, you.
Danielle Baker

47.) 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

Being Strong

48.) Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don’t think you can hold on.
James Frey

49.) You can be strong and true to yourself without being rude or loud.
Paula Radcliffe

50.) A Bond girl must be a strong and independent woman, but at the same time charming and sensual. Those opposite qualities combined together make her interesting. She must be strong but at the same time feminine.
Olga Kurylenko

51.) Being strong can be also feminine. I don’t think feminine equals being weak. Being strong is very sexy.
Sanaa Lathan

52.) The goal of this Nation, I so strongly believe, is to be a preeminent world power. We have to understand what comes with that: The responsibility to be strong.
Jeff Sessions

53.) I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’
Eleanor Roosevelt

54.) Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It’s black and white – dramatic. You have to be strong.
Catherine Zeta-Jones

Strength Quotes

55.) To be a mother, you must be strong. Even if you don’t feel it, you have to pretend.
Sade Adu

56.) A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
Wayne Dyer

57.) Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.
James Naismith

58.) Choose rather be strong of soul than strong of body.
Pythagoras – More Pythagoras Quotes.

59.) Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
William Makepeace Thackeray

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

61.) Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to.
Leah LaBelle

62.) You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.
Tilman J. Fertitta

63.) I think for a girl to be strong, it doesn’t have to involve being physically strong.
Alia Shawkat

64.) There are so many things that life is, and no matter how many breakthroughs, trials will exist, and we’re going to get through it. Just be strong.
Mary J. Blige

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Staying Strong Sayings

65.) When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded, and press on.
LL Cool J

66.) Getting weak is easy. It’s staying strong that makes you.

67.) Keep holding on. Stay strong. If the world gives up, just keep fighting.

68.) Anything can happen, so you have to control your attitude and stay strong.
Jason Day

69.) Stay strong; disappointments will not stay for that long. Wipe away your tears; be ready to receive cheers from people all over the world, beginning from you!
Israelmore Ayivor

70.) I’m not invincible or unstoppable, but I stay strong because it’s the only way to survive in this world.

71.) Stay strong. Make them wonder how you’re still smiling.

72.) Never stop moving, or you’ll stop moving. I go to dance class every morning, and it’s just good to stay strong; I like being healthy.
Liza Minnelli

73.) Small minds can’t comprehend big spirits. To be great, you have to be willing to be mocked, hated and misunderstood. Stay strong.

Chin up buttercup.

Rugged Women Quotations

74.) A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do. A woman must do what he can’t.
Rhonda Hansome

75.) I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men.
Little Richard

76.) Martha Washington. I think she’s done herself a disservice in history with a little cap, you know? She looks like a namby-pamby little grandmotherly type, but she turned out to be a very strong woman.
Cokie Roberts

77.) The best protection any woman can have … is courage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

78.) A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.
Carly Simon

79.) I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.
Mother Teresa

80.) I like to go out there looking like a strong woman because I am strong. But I am also a woman who goes through all kinds of problems and highs and lows.
Katy Perry

81.) A strong woman is a woman determined to do something others are determined not be done.
Marge Piercy

82.) I think it takes a strong man to be in a relationship with a strong woman.
Nick Cannon

Inspirational Quotes

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

84.) 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

85.) I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.
Audrey Hepburn

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

87.) The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance. 
Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

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

89.) 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

Motivating Quotes

90.) Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.
Muhammad Ali

91.) The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Nelson Mandela

92.) We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Marie Curie

93.) Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. 
Albert Schweitze

94.) When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
Henry Ford

95.) Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Hellen Keller

Short Being Strong Quotes

96.) Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.
Muhammad Ali

97.) Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible.’
Audrey Hepburn

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

99.) May my heart be brave, my mind fierce, and my spirit free.
Kate Forsyth

100.) Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.
Demi Lovato

101.) Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.
Drew Barrymore

102.) You never realize how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.
Bob Marley

103.) Tough times never last, but tough people do.
Robert H. Schuller

104.) Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. 


Being strong in the face of adversity is the secret of success and accomplishing what you want. Most people give up the moment they face difficult times and challenges.

The truth is that life is not meant to be easy all the time. There will be good and bad times in life, and the harsh times make you stronger. These quotes about being strong try to capture that.

Life is sometimes referred to as a war, and every day you have to go to battle. Your success lies in being strong and going through it without breaking down.

Each difficulty you face is meant to be overcome. If you are looking for inspiration and encouragement, here are some powerful quotes from those who have made a difference in life – from those who fought it through and succeeded. Enjoy these quotes about being strong and tough.

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