Strength Quotes


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

Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
– Eric Hoffer

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

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. 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

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

It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless.
– Giacomo Casanova

Silence is a source of great strength.
– Lao Tzu

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.
– Sir Winston Churchill
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
– Amos Bronson Alcott
In all human affairs there are efforts and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
– James Lane Allen
Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
– Martin Amis
One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.
– Jean Anouilh
Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.
– Sir Francis Bacon
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passion, grows by grappling with and subduing them.
– James M. Barrie
Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
– Drew Barrymore
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
– Henry Ward Beecher
One ever feels his twoness-an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.
– W. E. B. Du Bois
Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.
– Erma Bombeck
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
– Napoleon Bonaparte