Inner Strength Quotes

130 Strength Quotes to Enhance you Courage and Inner Strength

I know how it feels like, to stand at the precipice of life changing situations, and to craving the courage and strength from within to change your life. I’ve been there at number of times, before. In my opinion Courage and inner strength are the most important characteristics for changing your life inertia. I understand the whirling confusion about what to do next, the wondering if it’ll be worth the effort at the end of the day and the self questioning if you can “really” do it. I know it’s always tough to take a call and have strength from within and courage to CHANGE.  Quotes about strength always motivate and inspire people to break the shackles and change their life. Here are courage and inner strength quotes to charge you to change your life.

Strength Quotes

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

Strength Quotes

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

Inner Strength Quotes

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

Strength Quotes

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

Strength Quotes

  1. “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

Strength Quotes

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

strength Quotes

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

Quotes about Strength

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

strength within quotes and sayings

  1. “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

courage Quotes

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

Quotes about Strength

  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  4. “The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” ~ R. G. Ingersoll
  5. “It takes courage to walk away from disagreements.” ~ Amanda Ray

Inner Strength Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”~ Winston Churchill
  3. “There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.” ~  Seneca
  4. “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” ~ John Quincy Adams
  5. “You can choose courage or you can choose comfort, but you cannot choose both!” ~ Brene Brown

Strength within and Courage Quotes

  1. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” ~ Billy Graham
  2. “The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.” ~ Thucydides
  3. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.” ~ Steve Jobs
  4.  “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” ~ Earl Nightingale
  5. “People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.” ~ Hermann Hesse

Quotes about strength

  1. “Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.” ~ James Freeman Clarke
  2. “It requires more courage to suffer than to die.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  3. “Have the courage to act instead of react.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
  4. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  5. “Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.” ~ Ruth Gordon

Quotes about courage

  1. “Like a kite courageous person always rises and achieves new highs going against the wind.” ~ Invajy
  2. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” ~ Winston Churchill
  3. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”  ~ E.E. Cummings
  4. “Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.”  ~  Erica Jong
  5. “A ship is always safe a shore but that is not what it’s built for.” ~ Albert Einstein

Encouraging quotes

  1. “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
  2. “Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.”  ~ Emma Donoghue
  3. “Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” ~ Dalai Lama
  4. “Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.” ~ Katherine Dunham
  5. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~ Anais Nin

Strength within Quotes

  1. “I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” ~ Anna Freud
  2. “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
  3. “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” ~ Gilbert K Chesterton
  4. “Either life entails courage, or it ceases to be life.” ~ EM Forster
  5. “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” ~ Maya Angelou

Strength Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “You have power over your mind―not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”  ~ Marcus Aurelius
  4. “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” ~ Vivian Greene
  5.  “Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.” ~ Katherine Dunham

Inner strength sayings and quotes

  1. “Inner strength is measured by what we can bear and how long” ~ Invajy
  2. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” ~ Bob Marley
  3. “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.”  ~ Seneca
  4. “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” ~ Mother Teresa
  5. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  6. “What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” ~ Otto Rank
  7. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  8. Silence is a source of great strength.” ~ Lao Tzu
  9. Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.” ~ Bruce Lee
  10. “Virtue is an inner strength. It expands your nature.” ~ John Bradshaw

Strength from within quotes

  1. “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
  2. “They say everything you go through in your childhood builds character and inner strength.” ~ Curtis Joseph
  3. “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
  4. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” ~ Buddha
  5. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  6. “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
  7. “Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.” ~ Lao Tzu
  8. “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” ~ Edmund Hillary
  9. “Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10.  “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

Strength quotes

  1. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse
  2. “Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.” ~ Franklin P. Jones
  3. “The best way out is always through.” ~ Robert Frost
  4. “Being brave means knowing that when you fail, you don’t fail forever.” ~ Lana Del Rey
  5. “Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” ~ Drew Barrymore
  6. “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” ~ William Ellery Channing
  7. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”~ Khalil Gibran
  8. “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
  9. “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
  10. “Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” ~ Paulo Coelho

Quotes about Strength

  1. “When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” ~ Peter Marshall
  2. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  3. “The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.” ~ Jodi Picoult
  4. “We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.” ~ Isabel Allende
  5. “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”~ J.K. Rowling
  6. “Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.”~ Demi Lovato
  7. “He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.”~Louisa May Alcott
  8. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ~ Maya Angelou
  9. “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
  10. “Strength is a matter of a made up mind.” ~ John Beecher

Strength Inspirational Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” ~ Thomas Paine
  3. “Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  4. “There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.” ~ Charles Dickens
  5. “This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.” ~ Winston Churchill
  6. “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
  7. “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” ~ Maya Angelou
  8. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” ~ Ambrose Redmoon
  9. “We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live.” ~  Cesar Chavez
  10. “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

Strength Quotes

  1. “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
  2. Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work though difficult problems.” ~ Gever Tulley
  3. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  4. “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
  5. “If you are going through hell, keep going.” ~ Winston Churchill

Success Quotes

  1. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  2. “Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.” ~ Anais Nin
  3. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  4. “Failure gave me strength. Pain was my motivation.” ~ Michael Jordan
  5. “Do not pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” ~Bruce Lee

Quote about Strength

  1. “Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” ~ Misty Copeland
  2. “It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines how your life’s story will develop.” ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  3. “The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.” ~ Japanese proverb
  4. “Perhaps I am stronger than I think.” ~ Thomas Merton
  5. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

strength within Quotes

  1. “Leverage the strength that you have: that no one else can be you.” ~ Todd Wheatland
  2. “I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past.” ~ Atticus
  3. “Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you.” ~ Ovid
  4. “I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.” ~ Joshua Graham
  5. “Inner Strength can break any inertia and take you out of comfort zone.” ~ Invajy

Strength Quotes

  1. “In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.” ~ Albert Einstein
  2. “Don’t push your weaknesses, play with your strengths.” ~ Jennifer Lopez
  3. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” ~ Christopher Reeve
  4. “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
  5. “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” ~ Steve Maraboli
  6. “Courage is grace under pressure.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  7. “What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength.” ~ Meryl Streep
  8. “Courage is found in unlikely places.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  9. “Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  10. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” ~ Walt Disney

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  1. Wow, this article is pleasant, my younger sister is analyzing these kinds of things, so I am going to tell her.

  2. Thanks for sharing Invajy. I found this one appealing – “A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” ~ John A. Shedd.

  3. Great Collection of Quotes on inner strength. I liked the most quote by Maya Angelou – Nothing can dim the light which shines from within

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