21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

‘Tough times never last, but tough people do.’
August 4, 2016

Life is filled with highs and lows—valleys and peaks that will test your resilience, that will push you to overcome challenges—and the lessons you’ll learn on your way to the top will only make you stronger, better.

Find your will to keep climbing with these motivational quotes about strength.

Related: 7 Reasons You Need Mental Strength to Be Successful

 

21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

1. “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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

3. “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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

10. “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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

14. “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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

20. "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


21 Motivational Quotes About Strength

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

 

Related: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

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