100 Phrases Of Strength To Inspire You

I leave you the best  fortress phrases of great authors such as Mahatma Gandhi, Walt Disney, Marco Aurelio, Maya Angelou,  Friedrich Nietzsche, Charles Dickens, Lao Tzu,  Napoleon Bonaparte and many more.

One of the most appreciated and admired qualities in anyone is their strength. The drive you have towards achieving your goals, overcoming obstacles, and your willingness to stand in the world depends on it, willing to do whatever it takes to achieve what you want.

Many times, however, strength is often confused with toughness, intransigence, and even stubbornness. You may also be interested in these phrases of resilience or these of overcoming .

-What does not kill us, makes us stronger.-Friedrich Nietzsche.

-He who defeats others is strong. He who defeats himself is powerful.-Lao Tzu.

-It is not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.-Jon Krakauer.

-Strength does not come from physical ability. It comes from an indomitable will.-Mahatma Gandhi.

-In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me lies an invincible summer.-Albert Camus.

-A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure, despite his overwhelming obstacles.-Christopher Reeve.

-Our experiences, good and bad, make us what we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.-Angelina Jolie.

-Nothing has more force than extreme need.-Euripides.

-Face the obstacles, do something about it. You will realize that they do not have half the strength that you think they have.-Norman Vincent Peale.

-With the new day come new forces and new thoughts.-Eleanor Roosevelt.

-You can not be strong until you see the funny side of things.-Ken Kesey.

-Try to see your weakness and turn it into your strength. That is success.-Zig Ziglar.

-The kite rises higher against the wind, not in its favor.-Winston Churchill.

-Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.-Lao Tzu.

-Only the weak are cruel. Sweetness can only be expected from the strong.-Leo Buscaglia.

-Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you opt for difficulties and decide not to give up, that is strength.-Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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

44-Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.-Napoleon Hill.

-We will be as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.-JK Rowling, English writer.

-Silence is a source of great strength.-Lao Tzu.

-You have power over the mind, not over external events. When you realize this, you will find strength.-Marco Aurelio.

-Character cannot be developed in tranquility and stillness. Only through experience in suffering, can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.-Helen Keller.

-Value is the most important of all virtues, because without value no other virtue can be practiced consistently.-Maya Angelou.

-I love those who can smile in the face of problems, those who can take strength from anguish and grow brave through reflection.-Leonardo Da Vinci.

-My family is my strength and my weakness.-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

-War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.-George Orwell.

-In times of tragedy, of war, by necessity people do incredible things. The human capacity to survive and renew is amazing.-Isabel Allende.

-It is better to be strong than pretty and useless.-Lilith Saintcrow, American writer.

-There are dark shadows on Earth, but its lights are stronger in contrast.-Charles Dickens.

-Anyone can hide. Facing things, working on them, that’s what makes you strong.-Sarah Dessen.

-Having someone to fight for gives me strength. I can never fight for myself, but for others I can kill.-Emilie Autumn.

-Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unleashing our potential.-Winston Churchill.

-Some of us think that holding on makes us strong, but sometimes letting go is.-Hermann Hesse.

-The world breaks everyone and then, some are strong in the broken places.-Ernest Hemingway.

37-Courage is not having the strength to move on, it is continuing when you no longer have strength.-Napoleon Bonaparte.

-The permanence, perseverance and persistence despite all obstacles, discouragements and impossibilities. It is this that distinguishes a strong soul from the weak.-Thomas Carlyle.

-Make sure you put your feet in the right place and then stand firm.-Abraham Lincoln.

-Nothing is as strong as sweetness, nothing as sweet as real strength.-Saint Francis de Sales.

-A single branch breaks, but the bundle of branches is strong.-Tecumseh.

-The world is the great gym to which we become strong.-Swami Vivekananda.

-I like criticism, it makes you strong.-LeBron James.

-Roughness is a poor imitation of force.-Eric Hoffer.

– A Tibetan saying says: “tragedy must be used as a source of strength.” No matter what kind of difficulties, or how painful the experience, if we lose our hope, that will be our true disaster.-Dalai Lama XIV, supreme spiritual and political leader of Tibet.

-When you get up in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to be grateful, the fault will reside in you.-Tecumseh.

-All the adversities that I have had in my life, all my problems and obstacles, have strengthened me.-Walt Disney, American producer, director, screenwriter and animator.

-Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not with my weakness.-Amos Bronson Alcott, American pedagogue and writer.

-Don’t be afraid to do your best in what seem like minor jobs. Every time you conquer one, you get much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.-Dale Carnegie, American businessman and writer.

-The confession of mistakes is like a broom that sweeps the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger after confession.-Mahatma Gandhi, Hindu lawyer and politician.

-From suffering the strongest souls have emerged, the most solid characters are strengthened by scars.-Khalil Gibran, Lebanese poet and novelist.

-When you long for a life without difficulties, remember that oaks grow strong against the wind and diamonds are formed under pressure.-Peter Marshall, American show business personality.

-Sometimes your disappointments make you a stronger person for the future.-Blanka Vlasic, Croatian athlete.

-Unity is strength, when you work as a team and collaborate, you can achieve wonderful things.-Mattie Stepanek

-The true man smiles at problems and gathers forces from anguish.-Thomas Paine.

-It is not wise to be too sure of your own wisdom. It is healthy to remember that the strongest can weaken and the wise make mistakes.-Mahatma Gandhi, Hindu lawyer and politician.

-It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.-Frederick Douglas, American writer.

-Where there is no fight, there is no strength.-Oprah Winfrey, American television host.

-A mind at peace, a mind focused and not focused on hurting others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.-Wayne Dyer, American psychologist and writer.

42-A strong woman who recklessly disposes of her forces is worse than a weak woman who has never had any strength to throw away.-Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet.

-If you know a woman of any complexion who runs her life with strength, grace and security, talk to her. You will find that he has gone through suffering.-Sena Jeter Naslund, American writer.

-Be strong. Live with honor and dignity. When you think you can’t, hold on.-James Frey, American writer and blogger.

-Keep your fears to yourself, but share your value with others.-Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist and poet.

– Superficial men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

-The great works are carried out not by force, but by perseverance.-Samuel Johnson, English poet, essayist and biographer.

-Don’t wish me happiness. Wish me courage, strength and a sense of humor.-Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American writer.

-It is a quintessential characteristic of the strong man, bringing momentous problems to the fore and making a decision. The weak are always forced to decide between the alternatives they have not chosen for themselves.-Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German religious leader.

-Life is made of moments that mean nothing. Then one day, a single moment comes to define each second that comes after. Such moments are tests of courage and strength.-Sabaa Tahir, English writer.

-Life does not become easier or more forgiving, we become stronger and more resistant.-Steve Maraboli, author and commentator for American radio and internet.

-It is time for parents to teach young people from the beginning that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.-Maya Angelou, American author and artist.

-Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but empties the present of its strength.-Charles Spurgeon.

-A clear conscience makes you strong.-Anne Frank, Jewish refugee during the Second World War.

-As we advance in life, it becomes more and more difficult. But in the fight against difficulties we develop strength from the depths of the heart.-Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch impressionist painter.

-Only Gentiles are always strong.-James Dean, American author.

-The strong man is the one who is capable of intercepting at will the communication between the senses and the mind.-Napoleon Bonaparte, French conqueror and politician.

-Our diversity is our strength. What a boring and useless life it would be if they were all the same.-Angelina Jolie.

-The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of the home.-Confucius.

-Resistance is not only the ability to endure something difficult, but to turn it into glory.-William Barclay.

-The turning point in the growth process is when the core of inner strength is discovered, which survives all wounds.-Max Lerner, American writer and journalist.

-A strong woman is a woman determined to do something that others are determined not to do.-Marge Piercy, American poet and novelist.

-Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible; do not flee.-Dag Hammarskjold, Swedish diplomat.

-It does not take a lot of strength to endure. It takes a great amount of force to let go.-JC Watts, American politician.

-You feel your strength in the experience of pain.-Jim Morrison, American singer.

-Bravery is not the absence of fear, but the strength to move forward despite fear.-Paulo Coelho, Brazilian writer.

-Don’t expect extraordinary opportunities. Take advantage of common occasions and make them big. Weak men wait for opportunities, strong men manufacture them.-Orison Swett Marden, American author.

-Women are never as strong as after being defeated.-Alexandre Dumas, French novelist.

-The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desires, the size of your dreams and how you manage disappointment along the way.-Robert Kiyosaki.

-My strength is like the strength of ten people, because my heart is pure.-Alfred Lord Tennyson, English poet and playwright.

-He who obtains strength by overcoming obstacles, possesses the only strength that can overcome adversity.-Albert Schweitzer, German physician, philosopher and theologian.

37-Climbing to the top requires strength, either to the top of Mount Everest or to the highest of your career.-APJ Abdul Kalam, politician and President of India.

-No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle cause consternation and no problem discourage, the man who has learned the art of being alive.-Ella Wheeler Wilcox

-Nothing is as strong as sweetness, nothing as soft as real strength.-Saint Francis de Sales.

-The insincerity is always weakness; sincerity, even in error, is strength. George Henry Lewes, philosopher and critic of English literature.

-It does not take much strength to endure. It takes a lot of strength to let go.-JC Watts.

-The strength of a man’s virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but by his habitual acts.- Blaise Pascal, French polymath.

42-It does not take a lot of strength to do things, but it takes great strength to decide what to do.-Elbert Hubbard, American writer and artist.

-This is not the time for ease and comfort. It is time to challenge and endure. Winston churchill

-Good deeds give us strength to ourselves and inspire the good deeds of others.-Samuel Smiles, Scottish author and reformer.

28-We draw our strength from the despair in which we have been forced to live.-César Chavez.

-Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember; You have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars and change the world.-Harriet Tubman, American abolitionist.

-The storm is a good opportunity for the pine and cypress to show their strength and stability.-Ho Chi Minh.

-We gain strength from the temptations we resist.-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

-In the end some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.-Drew Barrymore

-The strength lies in the differences, not in the similarities.-Stephen Covey.

-Not all that is gold shines, not all who wander are lost; The old man who is strong does not wither, the frost does not reach the deep roots.-JRR Tolkien.

-Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Talk about health, happiness and prosperity to each person you meet.-Christian D. Larson.

-Life will hurt you. No one can protect you from that. Living alone will not save you either, because loneliness will hurt you with its longing. You have to love. You have to feel. That is the reason why you are here on Earth.-Louise Erdrich.

-No one can hurt me without my permission.-Mahatma Gandhi.

-A brave man recognizes the strength of others.-Veronica Roth.

-The concern does not free tomorrow from hardships, it frees today from force.-Corrie ten Boom.

-It is good to love many things, since that is where the true strength lies. Whoever loves a lot acts a lot and accomplishes many things. What is done for love is well done.-Vicent Van Gogh.

-If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it. Everything you hate is anchored in your heart. If you want to let go of something or someone, if you want to forget it, you cannot hate.-C. JoyBell.

-Don’t be afraid of your fears. They are not there to scare you. They are there to let you know that something is worth it.-C. JoyBell.

-I hate to hear women speak of women as refined ladies rather than rational creatures. Nobody wants to live in calm waters their whole life.- Jane Austen .

-Make the dark areas of yourself comfortable and work to eradicate them with light and forgiveness. Your will to fight your demons will make the angels sing.-August Wilson.

-Maybe it is not by chance that she is alone. For a man, it would be difficult to live with me, unless she is extremely strong. And if he is stronger than me, then I will be the one who does not want to live with him.-Coco Chanel.

-There is this stubbornness in me that does not let me intimidate by anyone. My anger grows when someone tries to intimidate me.

-Tears shed by another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.-José N. Harris.

– Often, the man is transformed into what he believes of himself. If I tell myself that I cannot do a certain thing, I may become unable to do it. On the contrary, if I believe that I can do it, without a doubt I will be able to achieve it even if at first I did not have the ability to do it.-Mahatma Gandhi.

45-Strength is the ability to cut a Hershey chocolate bar into four with your own hand and only eat one of the pieces.-Judith Viorst.

-Some people believe that waiting and enduring are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it is harder to know when it is necessary to put things down and do it.-Ann Landers.

-Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even if you don’t believe it yourself. Find the memories that depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave, be strong.-Andrew Solomon.

-And the fact that resonates in history is that repression only serves to give them strength and unite the repressed.-John Steinbeck.

-I think we are like the stars. Something happens to us that causes us to explode, but when we explode and think we are going to die, we become a supernova. And then we look at each other and realize that suddenly we are more beautiful than we have ever been. JoyBell.

-At the precise moment in which we begin to fear the opinions of others, to doubt to say who we really are and to remain silent when we should speak, the divine currents of light and life stop flowing through our souls.-Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

-Believe that there is love kept for you as if it were an inheritance, and have faith that in that love there is so much strength and blessings that you can travel as far as you want without the need to leave your home.-Rainer Maria Rilke

-It’s not that you shouldn’t love something so much that it can control you. It is that you need to love so much so that you can never be controlled. It is not a weakness. It is your best strength.-Patrick Ness.

-Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, it is not your misfortunes.-Roy T. Bennett.

-You can build walls up to the sky and I will find a way to pass over them. You can try to reduce me with hundreds of thousands of weapons, but I will find a way to resist. There are thousands of us, more than you can imagine. People who refuse to stop believing.-Lauren Oliver.

-They can assault, vandalize and mock your dignity, but they cannot take it away from you unless you surrender.-Michael J. Fox.

-A person with strength is not one who is good at fighting. Actually, a strong person is the one who controls himself when angry.-Sahih al-Bukhari.

-The point is, even if you see them coming, you are not prepared for the crucial moments. Nobody wants their life to change, not really. But life changes. So are we doomed, are we puppets? No. The turning points will come. You can’t help it. What counts is what you do. That’s when you realize who you are.-Joss Whedon.

-If you want to rebel, do it within the system. It is much better than rebelling outside the system.-Marie Lu.

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