150 Stand Tall Quotes To Feel Proud And Confident

Looking for encouraging words about standing tall in tough times? We have rounded up the best collection 0f stand tall quotes, sayings, captions, status, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to believe in yourself and be super confident of yourself.

To stand tall means to be proud and confident of yourself. When you turn the tables and make a mark against all odds, then you stand tall amidst all the adversities.

Life tests us all at every point of our lives. So being brave and strong while facing the challenges is the best you can do. Realizing your self worth and pushing yourself to reach your dreams is what makes you proud and be successful.

If you get inspired by these quotes, do check out our post on,  inspiring quotes about never giving up and keep going in hard times.

Stand Tall Quotes

  1. “Stand tall, don’t fall.”

  2. “Stand up. Stand out. Stand tall.”

  3. “And where she stood, she stood tall.”

  4. “Be strong, stand tall and never say die.”

  5. “Stand tall. Reach high. And dream big.”

  6. “Be strong, be independent and stand tall.”

  7. “Wherever you stand, stand tall and strong.”

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    quotes about standing tall and proud

  8. “Stand tall and believe in yourself.” – Roxrite

  9. “Be a sunflower.. Stand tall and find the light.”

  10. “Stand tall, even if that means standing alone.”

  11. “I stand so tall just the way I’m supposed to be.”

  12. “The sacred soul stand tall!” – Lailah Gifty Akita

  13. “I like myself better when I’m with you.” – Mitch Albom

  14. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H. G. Wells

  15. “Stand tall, laugh loudly, and be who you truly are.” – Sark

  16. “If you fall stand tall and come back for more.” – Tupac Shakur

  17. “Character is standing tall and guiding others.” – Saru Singhal

  18. “Some say, Life is short. I say; Life is tall-grab a straw!” – Sark

  19. “Even the tallest trees always begin as a seed.” – A.J. Darkholme

  20. “Standing tall amidst the chaos, beyond the line of an influence.”

  21. “In life you have to laugh or you’ll cry.” – Joan Bauer, ‘Stand Tall.’

  22. “I could see tall ideas standing up behind his eyes.” – Walter Kirn

  23. “Stand tall with dignity and do the next right thing.” – Nikki Duvall

  24. “She stand tall though short amongst her peers exuding confidence.”

  25. “It is not how tall you are, it is how GOOD you are.” – Marv Dunphy

  26. “Stand firm. Stand tall. You are a tower of God.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

  27. “Stand firm. Let nothing move you.” – 1 Corinthians 15:58 (Bible Verse)

  28. “I will not fall, I will stand tall, feels like no one can beat me.” – Eminem

  29. “Stand for what is right. Even if it means standing alone.” – Suzy Kassem

  30. “Elegance is not standing out, but being remembered.” – Giorgio Armani

  31. “When you’re that tall, people talk about it all the time.” – Kristen Johnston

  32. “Stand tall and scare the storms, if you will not give up then the storms will.”

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    stand tall stand strong quotes

  33. “I stand tall, firm and strong. My bravery is my learnings from my mistakes.”

  34. “Only as strong as our love for this land, only as tall as we stand.” – Phil Ochs

  35. “What an elder sees sitting; the young can’t see standing.” – Gustave Flaubert

  36. “Stand a little taller, rise a little higher, be a little better.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

  37. “Open your heart – open it wide; someone is standing outside.” – Mary Engelbreit

  38. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” – Abraham Lincoln

  39. “True knowledge gives a moral standing and moral strength.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  40. “I don’t have big muscles. I’m not tall. I have power inside. I fight.” – Simona Halep

  41. “Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.” – Edward Everett

  42. “Be not afraid of rowing slowly. Be afraid of standing still.” – Hannah Whitall Smith

  43. “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi

  44. “Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.” – Walt Whitman

  45. “I’m still standing up there tall and strong every night that I perform.” – Patti LaBelle

  46. “You won’t find reasonable men on the tops of tall mountains.” – Hunter S. Thompson

  47. “To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.” – Montesquieu

  48. “Everybody was watching. The dwarf ran and helped the accident victim and stood tall.”

  49. “No matter what life throws at you, get back up, stand tall, and hold your chin up high.”

  50. “Smile big and the world will smile right alongside you.” – Molly Lou Melon, ‘Stand Tall’

  51. “Grace, Mercy and Forgiveness will help a man walk tall. Walk tall!” – John Mellencamp

  52. “When you don’t take a stand against corruption you tacitly support it.” – Kamal Haasan

  53. “What a beautiful thing it is to be able to stand tall and say, “I fell apart, and I survived.””

  54. “Sometimes you’ve got to shout the truth and wake people up.” – Joan Bauer, ‘Stand Tall.’

  55. “Believe in yourself and the world will believe in you, too.” – Molly Lou Melon’s Grandma

  56. “Money is small and the soul stands tall. All those who don’t realize this, fall.” – LL Cool J

  57. Positive Stand Tall And Proud Quotes Inspired By Trees

  58. “Alone with myself, the trees bend to caress me, the shade hugs my heart.” – Candy Polgar

  59. “For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  60. “Be a pineapple: Stand tall, wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside.” – Jacqueline Wilson

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    pineapple quote stand tall

  61. “I want to be like a sunflower; so that even on the darkest days I will stand tall and find the sunlight.”

  62. “All the way I see it, we have two choices: we can lay low, or we can stand tall.” – “Tall Girl”

  63. “May my life be like a great hospitable tree, and may weary wanderers find in me a rest.” – John Henry Jowett

  64. “Whoever loves and understands a garden will find contentment within.” – Chinese Proverb

  65. “This old world keeps spinnin’ round. It’s a wonder tall trees ain’t layin’ down.” – Neil Young

  66. “I stand tall, but everything inside shrinks. The thing is, I feel real bad.” – Lynda Mullaly Hunt

  67. “Walk as proudly as you can and the world will look up to you.” – Molly Lou Melon’s Grandma

  68. “It takes courage to face a giant, but it takes a true hero to stand up to the world.” – Chris Colfer

  69. “If you want to be tall to see the world better, have some high thoughts!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

  70. “Self confidence is a super power. Once you start to believe in yourself, magic starts happening.”

  71. “Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others.” – Suzy Kassem

  72. “If something stands between you and your success move it! Never be denied.” – Dwayne Johnson

  73. “Someone calls you ‘Shrimpo?’ Show them what a shrimp can do?” – Molly Lou Melon, ‘Stand Tall’

  74. “If we stand tall it is because we stand on the backs of those who came before us.” – African Proverb

  75. “I have a confidence about my life that comes from standing tall on my own two feet.” – Jane Fonda

  76. “You can cry about how things aren’t fair, or you can stand tall and make things fair.” – David Dalglish

  77. “Someone calls you ‘Bucky Tooth Beaver?’ Dazzle ’em with your smile.” – Molly Lou Melon, ‘Stand Tall’

  78. “It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve broken down. It’s about how you stand up and move forward.”

  79. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” – Thomas Jefferson

  80. “When backed up against a wall, dig deep, demand excellence, stand tall, and be strong.” – Robert Cheeke

  81. “God is standing at the door of every heart. Call Him. He is waiting to come in.” – Mata Amritanandamayi

  82. “We built tall buildings, but we have not become any taller.” – Dejan Stojanovic, ‘The Sun Watches the Sun.’

  83. “If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.” – Alan Simpson

    Inspirational Stand Tall Sayings

  84. “She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” – Elizabeth Edwards

  85. “Love lifts people up. Love rises above fear. Love shines light on darkness. Love stands tall.” – Carol ‘CC’ Miller

  86. “I’m really not an avowed heterosexual. I’m no more proud of it than of being white or tall.” – George Weinberg

  87. “It is the quality of your character that defines their value.” – Coach Bob Ladouceur, When The Game Stands Tall

  88. “I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall.” – Patricia MacLachlan, ‘Sarah, Plain and Tall.’

  89. “I had purpose in my heart that I would stand up for the truth regardless of what I might lose in life.” – Israel Folau

  90. “The height of your success will be measured with reference to the depth from which you started.” – Israelmore Ayivor

  91. “You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims.” – Harriett Woods

  92. “Tall buildings have always intimidated me, but I somehow feel comforted, by an even taller tree.” – Akash Mandal

  93. “Being able to admit you’re wrong is important, but so is standing up for yourself when you’re right.” – Suzy Kassem

  94. “Everything is a learning process: any time you fall over, it’s just teaching you to stand up the next time.” – Joel Edgerton

  95. “Lovely high ceilings,’ I said. ‘If you were very tall, you’d feel quite comfortable in here.’” – Phoebe Stone, Romeo Blue

  96. “Be like a tree: stand tall, stay quiet, grow upward, be fruitful, hold your ground, and branch out to believes.” – Mario Ortiz

  97. “Being short was determined by one’s genes. Feeling short is determined by one’s environment.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  98. “We live with the decisions we make That’s what bravery is. Standing by the consequences of your mistakes.” – M.L. Stedman

  99. “I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth.” – Louise Dickinson Rich

  100. “May you stand just like a mountain in a storm along the sea and may you always find the answer, to be free.” – James Conleevv

  101. “Not very tall, not very dark but very…very handsome,’ was his way of describing himself.” – Anurag Shourie, ‘Half A Shadow.’

  102. “Was so proud that night, so self-possessed, standing tall, fully inhabited. I owned myself, felt fully mine to give.” – Elisa Albert

  103. “Of all the trees we could’ve hit, we had to get one that hits back.” – J.K. Rowling, ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.’

  104. “Lies can’t grow. Once plucked they can only wither. But every truth, once planted, grows into a tall, noble tree.” – Stefan Emunds

  105. “I see a good marriage as being like two tall trees growing beside each other, each nourishing the grace of the other.” – Lawrence Fagg

  106. “Stand tall like a tree but know when to bow, Wind will blow hard but never forget the roots that helped you grow.” – Himani Kukreti

  107. “A nation that does not stand for its children does not stand for anything and will not stand tall in the future.” – Marian Wright Edelman

  108. “Stand Tall, Stand Proud. Know that you are unique and magnificent. You do not need the approval of others.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

  109. “A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.” – George R.R. Martin, Movie: ‘A Game of Thrones.’

  110. “Every great leader once fell down from a tall ladder. You don’t become a star until you get the scar. Take that risk now.” – Israelmore Ayivor

  111. “It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.” – David Allan Coe

  112. “I’m really tall, and I used slouch and think it was really uncool to stand up straight – now I wish I hadn’t been quite so dumb!” – Sarah Parish

  113. “Stand tall and be proud of what you are. Never back down from what you believe in. And never be ashamed of who you are.” – Nishan Panwar

  114. “Consider what really makes up your self-worth – like your caring heart or your ability to stand tall in the face of adversity.” – Susan Bernstein

  115. “If you feel like you are losing everything, remember trees lose their leaves every year, and they still stand tall and wait for better days to come.”

  116. “It’s not a matter of pride; it’s a matter of principle. I simply will not bow, for I stand too tall for even the Heavens to climb.” – Lionel Suggs

  117. “The last time I saw something that tall standing so still for so long, it was perched on the edge of a cliff shining a light across the sea.” – David Icke

  118. “If you plant your crops in the weather of pride they will grow tall and fall down. Take away pride and your dreams will stand.” – Israelmore Ayivor

  119. “For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.” – Martin Luther

  120. “Marriage is the union of two ‘I’s to form a ‘V’. Both ‘I’s have to tilt equally to make a good ‘V’. ‘I’s standing tall can never make a ‘V’.” – Ashok Kallarakkal

  121. “Children are born with imaginations in mint condition, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Then life corrects for grandiosity.” – Phyllis Theroux

  122. “Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” – Hal Borland, ‘Countryman: A Summer of Belief.’

  123. “Don’t let anyone break you. There may always be people who secretly want to see you fail. That’s okay. Just stay stay strong and stand tall.” – Kristen Butler

  124. “We are strong enough to stand tall tearlessly, we are brave enough to bend to cry, and we are sad enough to know that we must laugh again.” – Nikki Giovanni

  125. “You need a negative charge and a positive one to get something moving. We’ve got the negative; we’re going to find the positive if it kills us.” – Joan Bauer, ‘Stand Tall.’

  126. “Standing there, I loved myself and I hated myself. That’s what the black Mary did to me, made me feel my glory and my shame at the same time.” – Sue Monk Kidd

  127. “Show some pride! Stand up for yourself and walk Tall! Don’t be a doormat! Be proud of who you are! Stick out your chest and hold your head up high!” – Glen Rambharack

  128. “Have the courage to stand alone when you must. No matter how sparse your branches, no matter how dark the night, stand tall and damn the rest.” – Tyler Knott Gregson

  129. “Your challenges are like tall walls with weak foundations. They’ll fall when you dare to give them a blow. Don’t be afraid to dare… You will surely overcome!” – Israelmore Ayivor

  130. “A tree there towere Tall and branching That house upholding The hall’s wonder Its leaves their hangings Its limbs rafters Its mighty bole In the midst standing.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

  131. “It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.” – Jillian Michaels

  132. “Standing tall doesn’t mean straight up – It means you fall-tall, crawl-tall, stumble-tall…your back-up-tall. All true entrepreneurs, leaders and managers know this.” – Chase LeBlanc

  133. “You were never meant to be ordinary. You came here to break the rules, push boundaries, and raise the stakes. You were born to stand up, stand out and stand tall. You were born to shine.”

  134. “I know what’s going on and it isn’t right. I’ve always been told to stand up for what you believe in and I believe the (immigration) laws shouldn’t be what they want them to be.” – Alex Martinez

  135. Advice from a Giraffe: Stand tall. Reach foe new heights. Don’t be afraid to stick your neck out. Preserve wild places. Eat fresh greens. Be head and shoulders above the rest. Keep your chin up!”

  136. “Grow taller than your failures; never give up. People who are content with where they are will never be passionate about making greater accomplishments in their lives.” – Israelmore Ayivor

  137. Advice from a Tree: Stand tall and proud Sink your roots into the earth Be content with your natural beauty Go out on a limb Drink plenty of water Remember your roots enjoy the view.” – Ilan Shamir

  138. “I used to be ashamed And now I am proud. The world once was black And now it is bright. I used to walk head bent And now I stand up tall. I used to have dreams But now I have hope.” – Judith McNaught

  139. “You cannot measure the loss of a human life. It’s all the things a person was, all their dreams, all the people who loved them, all they hoped to be and could give back to the world.” – Joan Bauer, ‘Stand Tall.’

  140. “I walk these streets, a loaded six string on my back I play for keeps, ’cause I might not make it back; I been everywhere, and I’m standing tall I’ve seen a million faces an I’ve rocked them all.” – Jon Bon Jovi

  141. “The American flag, Old Glory, standing tall and flying free over American soil for 228 years is the symbol of our beloved country. It is recognized from near and afar, and many lives have been lost defending it.” – Jeff Miller

  142. “Don’t let anyone break your soul. You have to stand on your own two feet and fight. There are those who would give anything to see you fall. Never give them the satisfaction. Hold your head up high. Put a smile on your face and stand your ground.”

  143. “This is a time when the United States should be standing tall. There is no other leader in the world today. We shouldn’t be approaching conflicts as a team sport. We either get in an we lead and we do a good job, or you don’t get in at all.” – Jon Huntsman, Jr.

  144. “If you are standing for a reason, stand like a tree, strong, mighty and tall. If you are falling, fall like a seed that germinates and creates a new tree in this world. Our world surely needs many more trees than what we have today!” – Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

  145. “We stand against fate, as children stand up against the wall in their father’s house, and notch their height from year to year. But when the boy grows to a man, and is master of the house, he pulls down that wall and builds it new and bigger.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  146. “The American people want to see our nation standing tall on the world stage again. They want to see us supporting our military, rebuilding our military, commanding the respect of the world, and they want to see the American economy off to the races again.” – Mike Pence

  147. “I really couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity that we have with this new president [Donald Trump] to really turn this country around and get the economy moving again and have America standing tall again, home and abroad, to make America great again.” – Mike Pence

  148. “Life brings what it brings. I might be young but I’ve learnt this: prepare for each blind corner with your strongest shoulder dropped, ready to smash through whatever is thrown at you next. Once the dust clears you will be standing tall, a champion, a victor. NOTHING will be able to knock you down once you’ve taken the biggest hits this life has to offer, so come on life, BRING IT!” – Adam Johnson

  149. “By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us – set us right with him, make us fit for him – we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus. And that’s not all: We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand – out in the wide open spaces of God’s grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our praise.” – Paul the Apostle


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