60+ Mighty Quotes About Inner Strength

You possess inner strength which helps you push through hard times and conquer many challenges.

For some, inner strength comes from a friend or family member, a person they look up too. Others may find strength within from a memory, or a place they know.

Embrace your inner strength now, build yourself up and increase your self confidence. Take control of your thoughts by looking deep within yourself.

Who are you? What type of person do you want to be? What do you want to accomplish in your life?

I want you to go out there and be all you can be. I know you can do it!

To help you believe in yourself, I’ve collected some wise old sayings that I use daily to help me remember to be strong.

These are powerful inner strength sayings, inspirational inner strength quotes.

Quotes About Inner Strength
Quotes About Inner Strength | Strength From Within Quotes

Inner Strength Sayings And Quotes

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

– Napoleon Hill

Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out     

Katherine Dunham

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained

Marie Curie

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

– Buddha

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

Marcus Aurelius

We acquire the strength we have overcome.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Silence is a source of great strength. | Inspirational Strength Quote

– Lao Tzu

Nothing can dim the light which shines from within

Maya Angelou

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.

– Anna Freud

No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them. | Inner Strength Quotes

Alana Stewart

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

– Dale Carnegie

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

– Mother Teresa

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.

Vivian Greene

Strength Within Quotes

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face … You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

– Albert Camus

If they hadn’t told me I was ugly, I never would have searched for my beauty. And if they hadn’t tried to break me down, I wouldn’t know that I’m unbreakable.     

Gabourey Sidibe

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.

Ernest Hemingway

Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.

– Napoleon

With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.

Dr. Wayne W Dyer

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

– Lao Tzu

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

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

– Cesar Chavez

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

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.

Richard E. Byrd

Strength From Within Quotes

When you are required to exhibit strength, it comes.

– Joseph Campbell

One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart.

– Linda Poindexter

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.     


In the darkest hour the soul is replenished and given strength to continue and endure.

– Unknown

Still, I rise.

Maya Angelou

You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love-who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dream.

Oprah Winfrey

If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.

David Viscott

Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger. Instead of getting angry nurture a deep caring and respect for troublemakers because by creating such trying circumstances they provide us with invaluable opportunities to practice tolerance and patience.

– Dalai Lama

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.

Vernon Howard

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

“Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.

– Chris Bradford

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure…than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.     

Theodore Roosevelt

If they hadn’t tried to break me down, I wouldn’t know that I’m unbreakable.

– Gabourey Sidibe

More Quotes About Inner Strength

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.

Henry Rollins

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.

– Max Lerner

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

Bob Marley

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.     

T. S. Eliot

Physical strength is measured by what we carry. Inner strength is measured by what we can bear. | Quotes On Inner Strength

– Anonymous

Strength is a capacity for endurance. One of the dividends of suffering is the universal discovery the we posses a strength within us we never knew we had. Navigating through a difficult episode not only shows us that inner strength is there but convinces us it will always be there to serve us in the future. Overcoming gives us an assurance of personal confidence and value that far exceeds what we thought we possessed before our struggles began.

– Dennis Wholey

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.     

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Hasidic Saying

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.

Mariah Carey

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

– Winston Churchill

He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity.     

Ben Jonson

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

Helen Keller

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 to change the world. | Strength Within Quotes

Harriet Tubman
quotes about inner strength

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.

Laurence Sterne

At times, our strengths propel us so far forward we can no longer endure our weaknesses and perish from them.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Spirit has fifty times the strength and staying-power of brawn and muscle     

Mark Twain

The sun shines not on us but in us.

– John Muir

We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside.

– Joel Osteen

You have to rely on whatever sparks you have inside.

– Lisa Kleypas

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.     

Milton Berle

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.