Quotes About Strength – Inner and Mental Toughness

The following is a list of short inspirational quotes about strength. We will all have to face struggles and difficult times. It doesn’t matter how strong you are, you will have moments of weakness. During these moments, it can be tough to believe things will eventually get better. We will often ask why these things are happening to us. Realize that without going through these struggles, you will never grow. It’s in these struggles that we are forced to become stronger and it’s only when we become stronger that we can take on bigger challenges that come with bigger dreams and responsibilities.

Hopefully, one of these strength quotes about being mentally tough will help bring out the inner strength you already possess. I will continue to add to this list as I find more.

1. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

2. “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” – Corrie Ten Boom

3. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen

4. “It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.” – Emilie Autumn

5. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

6. “Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” – C. JoyBell C.

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

8. “You feel your strength in the experience of pain.” – Jim Morrison

9. “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway

10. “In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” – Drew Barrymore

11. “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” – Maya Angelou

12. “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

13. “My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.” – Michael Jordan

14. “Strength isn’t about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences.” – Jennifer Armintrout

15. “Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.” – Criss Jami

16. “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

17. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow.” – Thomas Paine

18. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Unknown

19. “You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.” – Unknown

20. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t do.” – Rikki Rogers

21. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Unknown

22. “The only things that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” – Harry Golden

23. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Dr. Robert Schuller

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