60+ Strength Quotes to Empower and Support You

You have all the strength you need within you.

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In this post, you will find a list of handpicked strength quotes to remind you of the strength that exists within you and to help you harness it.

Though we can't control what happens in life, we can strengthen ourselves to overcome them and become stronger.

I hope these strength quotes will help you a lot.

Strength Quotes

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“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

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

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

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

“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

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

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“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
― Corrie Ten Boom

“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.

“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

“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

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

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

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

“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

“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

“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

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

“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.

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

“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

“It's not that you should never love something so much that it can control you. It's that you need to love something that much so you can never be controlled. It's not a weakness. It's your best strength.”
― Patrick Ness

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

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

“Though nothing can bring back the hour
Of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower;
We will grieve not, rather find
Strength in what remains behind;
In the primal sympathy
Which having been must ever be...”
― William Wordsworth

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

“Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don't think you can, hold on.”
― James Frey

“Don't give up the fight,
Stand up for your rights.”
― Bob Marley

“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

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

“Life is not about living the safer option. Life is about living a life worth living.”
― Robert Thier

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

“When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied.”
― Herophilus

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“In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.”
― Drew Barrymore

“The law of evolution is that the strongest survives!' 'Yes, and the strongest, in the existence of any social species, are those who are most social. In human terms, most ethical...There is no strength to be gained from hurting one another. Only weakness.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin

“No one knows what you have been through or what your pretty little eyes have seen, but I can reassure you ~ whatever you have conquered, it shines through your mind.”
― Nikki Rowe

“The sky is not my limit... I am.”
― T.F. Hodge

“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 acquire the strength we have overcome.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Strength isn't about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences.”
― Jennifer Armintrout

“The struggles we endure today will be the ‘good old days’ we laugh about tomorrow.”
― Aaron Lauritsen

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“A daily dose of daydreaming heals the heart, soothes the soul, and strengthens the imagination.”
― Richelle E. Goodrich

“The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.”
― Kate Chopin

“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

“Nothing I accept about myself can be used against me to diminish me.”
― Audre Lorde

“Don't know how I kept going. You just do. You have to, so you do.”
― Elizabeth Wein

“Moderate strength is shown in violence, supreme strength is shown in levity.”
― G.K. Chesterton

“You must learn to be strong in the dark as well as in the day, else you will always be only half brave.”
― George MacDonald

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“Nothing is so strong as gentleness. Nothing is so gentle as real strength.”
― Ralph W. Sockman

“Fall. Stand. Learn. Adapt.”
― Mike Norton

“It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.”
― Isaac Asimov

“Strong people alone know how to organize their suffering so as to bear only the most necessary pain.”
― Emil Dorian

“My dark days made me strong. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it.”
― Emery Lord

“Everything is within your power,
and your power is within you.”
― Janice Trachtman

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.”
― Harvey Fierstein

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.”
― Mark Twain

“When you're different, sometimes you don't see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn't.”
― Jodi Picoult

“Success and failure come and go, but don't let them define you. It's who you are that matters.”
― Kamal Ravikant

“No matter how you define success, you will need to be resilient, empowered, authentic, and limber to get there.”
― Joanie Connell

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“All I could do was what I had done each morning for all these years. Light my lamp. Every. Single. Day.”
― Ranjani Rao

“Life won’t always be perfect but there will always be perfect moments if you let them in. No one can take away our inherent ability to choose to see beauty in the small things in life.”
― Megan Hine

“Hope is your middle name.”
― Claire Audibert

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Aarushi Tewari

Aarushi Tewari

The writer and affirmations speaker at Gratitude, Aarushi believes that one of the most effective ways of feeling inner peace is by being grateful and having a loving self-relationship.

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