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Strength Quotes

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

Let these quotes provide encouragement in hard times.

Quotes about Strength

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him,
and then choose that way with all his strength.
- Hasidic Saying

Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
- Pythagoras

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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Look well into thyself;
there is a source of strength which will always spring up
if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius


Never allow a person to tell you No who doesn't have the power to say Yes.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
- Ovid

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in where nature may heal
and cheer and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

It's being willing to walk away that gives you strength and power -
if you're willing to accept the consequences of doing what you want to do.
- Whoopi Goldberg

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
- Paul Cezanne

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

As we light a path for others, we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
- Mohandas Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi)

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
- Oprah Winfrey

Science may have found a cure for most evils;
but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all --
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

With courage you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Words of Encouragement

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

As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
Courage to change the things I can;
And wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

A true friend is a source of strength and hope.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There is happiness and inner strength in being your own person.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Spirit is my comfort and my strength.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sayings about Being Strong

A woman is like a tea bag -
you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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

We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live.
We shall endure.
- Cesar Chavez

I'm not afraid of storms for I'm learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

You are never strong enough that you don't need help.
- Cesar Chavez

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

Visualize how the martial arts fighter uses the strength of his opponent against him.
Use that principle in your encounter with life.
Deflect the blows rather than allowing them to crush you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inner Strength

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The jump is so frightening between where I am and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become, I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Personal Strength

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

You must do the things you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

It is never too late to be what you might have been.
- George Eliot [George Eliot was the pen name of English novelist Mary Anne Evans (1819-1880)]

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anaïs Nin

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

Loving is the most unmitigated and courageous act I perform in a day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Quotes for Hard Times

Hard times don't create heroes.
It is during the hard times when the "hero" within us is revealed.
- Bob Riley

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that?
We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
- Marie Curie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
- Vivian Greene

Bible Scriptures on Strength

The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God.
- Exodus 15:2

God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect.
- 2 Samuel 22:33

Glory and honour are in his presence; strength and gladness are in his place.
Give unto the LORD, ye kindreds of the people, give unto the LORD glory and strength.
- 1 Chronicles 16:27-28

The joy of the LORD is your strength.
- Nehemiah 8:10

Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: he is mighty in strength and wisdom.
- Job 36:5

Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.
- Psalm 16:1

I will love thee, O LORD, my strength.
- Psalm 18:1

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust.
- Psalm 18:2

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
- Psalm 23

Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? ...
He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart ...
He shall receive the blessing from the LORD
- Psalm 24:3-5

The LORD is my strength and my shield.
- Psalm 28:7

Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.
- Psalm 71:21

Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee.
- Psalm 84:5

Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul,
and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
- Luke 10:27

I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
- John 14:18

I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.
- 2 Corinthians 7:4

Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace;
and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
- 2 Corinthians 13:11

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
- Philippians 4:13

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