150 You Are Strong Quotes To Give You Strength In Hard Times

Looking for motivational quotes about being strong? We have rounded up the best collection of you are strong quotes, sayings, captions, messages, status, (with images and pictures) to empower you with strength and courage during hard times.

Life challenges us all at every point of our life. These struggles may be in your career, relationship, personal life or more. Sometimes these adversities can break your mental strength and get you in a weak spot. Where you may feel defeated and unmotivated to try any further.

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Constant failures may rip off your courage to move forward. But life is all about getting up after the fall. The failures, the scars and the disappointments can also make you brave, stronger and give you the strength to face the hard times.

We have divided these inspirational quotes in these sections;

  • You Are Strong Quotes
  • You Are Stronger Than You Think Quotes
  • You Never Know How Strong You Are Quotes
  • Quotes About Being Strong

If you are encouraged with these powerful words to impart courage, confidence and strength, then also check out strong man quotes and top strong women quotes to inspire you to sail through the tough times.

You Are Strong Quotes To Motivate You

  1. “Be brave. Be strong. Be you.”                                                                                                         
    Stay Strong Quotes About Life
    Stay Strong Quotes About Life

  2. “Stay strong and remember that you are loved.”

  3. “You’re a diamond, dear. They can’t break you.”                                                                                                         
    Stay Strong Quotes When Life Is Hard
    Stay Strong Quotes When Life Is Hard

  4. “Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start there.”

  5. “You can become strong and powerful and beautiful.”

  6. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” – LeBron James

  7. “People do not lack strength, they lack will.” – Victor Hugo

  8. “You are strong enough to make it through. I believe in you.”                                               
    You Are Strong Quotes
    You Are Strong Quotes

  9. “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  10. “You’re were given this life because you’re strong enough to live it.”

  11. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller                                     
    Motivational Quotes About Strength
    Motivational Quotes About Strength

  12. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” -Friedrich Nietzsche

  13. “What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength.” – Meryl Streep                                                             
    Empowering Strength Quotes
    Empowering Strength Quotes

  14. “Don’t push your weaknesses, play with your strengths.” – Jennifer Lopez                                         
    You Are Strong Quotes For Her
    You Are Strong Quotes For Her

  15. “She’s proof that you can walk through hell and still be an angel.” – r.h. Sin

  16. “The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.” – Richard L. Evans

  17. “You’re gonna be happy,” said life, “But first I’ll make you strong.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                                         
    Strong Quotes
    Strong Quotes

  18. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

  19. “You are amazing and strong and brave and wonderful. Remember that today.”

  20. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.”

  21. “You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things.” – Ken Kesey

  22. “Smile and let everyone know that today you are a lot stronger than you were yesterday.”

  23. “Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success.” – Zig Ziglar
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    You Are Strong Quotes Images

  24. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coelho

  25. “Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.” – Demi Lovato

  26. “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” – Steve Maraboli

  27. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

  28. “We are stronger, gentler, more resilient, and more beautiful than any of us imagine.” – Mark Nepo

  29. “People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.”                                                                                                             
    Quotes About Being Strong
    Quotes About Being Strong

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

  31. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

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

  33. “He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” – Louisa May Alcott

  34. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and loved more than you know.”

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

  36. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  37. “The human capacity for burden is like bamboo — far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.” -Jodi Picoult

  38. “You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, and strong enough. Believe it and never let insecurity run your life.”

  39. “Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.”

  40. “A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” – Vernon Howard

  41. “You will make lots of mistakes and you will feel lots of pain, but in life, mistake make you smarter and pain makes you stronger.”

  42. “I know my worth. I embrace my power. I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story. I will.” – Amy Schumer

  43. “One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through and it will be someone else’s survival guide.” – Brene Brown

  44. “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” – Jane Austen

  45. “Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.”

  46. “In case no one told you today: You’re beautiful. You’re loved. You’re needed. You’re alive for a reason. You’re stronger than you think. You’re going to get through this. I’m glad you’re alive.”

  47. “Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome.”

  48. “Be proud of how you’ve been handling these past months. The silent battles you fought, the moments you had to humble yourself, wiped your own tears and pat yourself on the back. Celebrate your strength.”

  49. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

  50. “I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits.” – Anaïs Nin

  51. “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ’Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” – Thomas Paine

  52. “I am strong because I know my weaknesses. I am beautiful because I am aware of my flaws. I am fearless because I learnt to recognize, illusion from real. I am wise because I learn from my mistakes. I am a lover because I have felt hate and I can laugh because I have known sadness.”

  53. “You’ll be okay. Whatever you’re going through, however much it hurts, no matter how heavy the world feels on your back…. You are so strong. Keep fighting. Keep trying. Keep pushing. I promise the days will get better and you’ll see your light. So soon. So soon, I promise you.” – Nicole Marie B

  54. “It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more ‘manhood’ to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.” – Alex Karras

  55. “You’ll be all right. You’re strong. I know you’ll be okay because I like you and you can’t like someone who doesn’t like themself. The people I fear for are the ones who I don’t like because they hate themselves so much they won’t let anyone else like them either. But I do like you. I’ll miss you. And I know you’ll be okay.” – Sarah Kane

  56. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

  57. “I see you there mama, trying your best. I see you showing up each day, even though you feel exhausted, I see you making tough choices for your family even when you’re not sure if they are right. I see you working tirelessly, even when it seems never ending. I see you doing an amazing job, even though you doubt yourself. I see you mama, and you are more than enough.” – Unknown

  58. “I think it’s brave that you get up in the morning even if your soul is weary and your bones ache for a rest. I think it’s brave that you keep on living even if you don’t know how to anymore. I think it’s brave that you push away the waves rolling in every day and you decide to fight yet again. I know there are days when you feel like giving up, but I think it’s brave that you never do.” – Lana Rafaela

  59. “Dear woman, sometimes you’ll just be too much woman. Too smart, too beautiful, too strong. Too much of something that makes a man feel like less of a man, which will start making you feel like you have to be less of a woman. The biggest mistake you can make is removing jewels from your crown to make it easier for a man to carry. When this happens, I need you to understand, you do not need a smaller crown–you need a man with bigger hands.”

  60. “When people make you feel unwanted, don’t leave to make them feel sad or guilty, they won’t. Leave because you no longer have a reason to stay. Sometimes you have to be strong for yourself. What’s meant to be will end up good and what’s not – won’t. Love is worth fighting for, but sometimes you can’t be the only one fighting. At times, people need to fight for you. If they don’t, you just have to move on and realize what you gave them was more than they were willing to give you.”

You Are Stronger Than You Think Quotes

These inspirational strong quotes will inspire you to rebuild your self after you have broken up emotionally, mentally, or physically.

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You have to power within you to heal your wounds and find the strength to be reborn as a winner even if you are falling apart.

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

  2. “You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry, but do not give up.”

  3. “A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.” – Veronica Roth

  4. “Our strength grows out of our weaknesses.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  5. “A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.”

  6. “Do not judge. You don’t know what storm I’ve asked her to walk through.”

  7. “I am strong because I’ve been weak. I am fearless because I’ve been afraid.”

  8. “Smile and let everyone know that today, you’re a lot stronger than you were.”

  9. “You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.”

  10. “She is clothed with strength and dignity and laughs without fear of the future.”

  11. “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” – J.K. Rowling

  12. “Smile and let everyone know that today, you’re a lot stronger than you were yesterday.”

  13. “When you start seeing your worth, you’ll find it harder to stay around people who don’t.”

  14. “A strong woman is one who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night.”

  15. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  16. “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” – Maya Angelou

  17. “This is the year I will be stronger, braver, kinder, unstoppable, and this year I will be fierce.”

  18. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” – Thomas A. Edison

  19. “A heart is a muscle..and what do muscles do when they are torn? They grow back STRONGER!”

  20. “The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” – R. G. Ingersoll

  21. “Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.”                                                                                                                           
    I Am Strong Quotes
    I Am Strong Quotes

  22. “Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, ‘Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.’”

  23. “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” – Ernest Hemingway                                                                                                                   
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    strength motivational quotes

  24. “You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.” – James A. Froude

  25. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran

  26. “Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” – Nelson Mandela
    Becoming Stronger Quotes
    Becoming Stronger Quotes

  27. “Life is very interesting…in the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” – Drew Barrymore

  28. “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” – William Ellery Channing

  29. “Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake its very existence to the extent of its purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli

  30. “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

  31. “The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

  32. “The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.” – Criss Jami

  33. “Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.”

  34. “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

  35. “I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.” – Rita Mero

  36. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Hellen Keller

  37. “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” – Vincent Van Gogh

  38. “We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  39. “We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas

  40. “The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.” – Leonardo da Vinci

You Never Know How Strong You Are Quotes

Life often knocks down you down. This can be very tough at times when you feel weak and feel like giving up. But you never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option life.

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So with positive attitude, undeterred willpower, courage and confidence you will conquer all defeats and failures and be successful.

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  1. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

  2. “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” – Edmund Hillary

  3. “You are strong enough to face it all, even if it doesn’t feel like it right now.”

  4. “He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.” – Lao Tzu

  5. “Behind every strong woman is a story that gave her no other choice.” – Nakeia Homer

  6. “You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, strong enough.” – Lolly Daskal

  7. “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.”- Bruce Lee

  8. “If you’re invested in security and certainty, you are on the wrong planet.” – Pema Chodron

  9. “Remember: Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.” – Rocky Balboa

  10. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”- Bob Marley
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    Quotes About Being Strong Images

  11. “The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.” – Swami Vivekananda

  12. “The woman who does not required validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.”

  13. “I am the type of person that will sit in the bathroom and cry, but then walk out like nothing ever happened.”

  14. “My dark days made me stronger. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it.” – Emery Lord

  15. “No matter how long it takes, it will get better. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” – Anonymous

  16. “Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.”

  17. “Go ahead tell me that I’m not good enough. Tell me I can’t do it because I will show you over and over that I can!”

  18. “Sometimes you have to get knocked down lower than you have ever been to stand back up taller than you ever were.”

  19. “A strong woman knows how to keep her life in line. With tears in her eyes, she still manages to say, “Nah, I’m Fine.””

  20. “We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward.” – Isabel Allende

  21. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou

  22. “The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.”

  23. “Step into my shoes and walk the life I’m living and if you get as far as I am, just maybe you will see how strong I really am.”

  24. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale

  25. “The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within strength, courage, dignity.” – Ruby Dee

  26. “Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak, sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go.” – Anonymous

  27. “The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about.”

  28. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon

  29. “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A. A. Milne

  30. “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

Powerful Quotes About Being Strong

And if you’re looking for even more inspiration, take a peek at strength quotes and uplifting you are strong quotes to give you the motivation to overcome your struggles and be a winner.

  1. “Will is character in action.” – William McDougall

  2. “Fall down seven times, get up eight.” – Japanese Proverb

  3. “Be strong. You never know who you are inspiring.” – Unknown

  4. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey
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    quote about crying and being strong

  5. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron

  6. “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.” – John F Kennedy

  7. “Be strong and smile at life, even though it hurts sometimes.” – Unknown

  8. “Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.” – Lao Tzu

  9. “When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.” – Unknown

  10. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

  11. “True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.”

  12. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  13. “Be strong, believe in who you are; be strong, believe in what you feel.” – Melissa Etheridge

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

  15. “Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul.” – Carlos Barrios

  16. “Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.” – Unknown

  17. “Be strong, things will get better. It might be stormy now, but rain doesn’t last forever.” – Unknown

  18. “Life is, at times, tough. And all we need to do is to prove that we are tougher than it.” – Sanhita Baruah

  19. “Never let a bad situation bring out the worst in you. Choose to stay positive and be strong.” – Unknown

  20. “Feeling fear is human, but conquering it will make you feel empowered, courageous, and proud.” – Alex Niles

  21. “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” – Oprah Winfrey

  22. “Sometimes, I smile and act like there’s nothing wrong. It’s called dealing with crap and staying strong.” – Unknown

  23. “Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

  24. “No matter how hard the battle gets, or no matter how many people don’t believe in your dream, never give up!” – Eric Thomas

  25. “As we step into the unknown, we discover we can be fragile and strong and terrified and brave, all at the same time.” – Paul S Boynton

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

  27. “Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” – Misty Copeland

  28. “Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.” – Mark Amend

  29. “Small minds can’t comprehend big spirits. To be great, you have to be willing to be mocked, hated and misunderstood. Stay strong.” – Unknown

  30. “Being strong doesn’t mean that you can handle every difficult situation on your own, it means that you have the sense to ask God and others for help.” – Nishan Panwar

  31. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

  32. “Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.” – Joel Osteen

  33. “Whoever you are, whatever your dream, you have to be strong in your head and strong in your heart. Be strong. There’s no quitting in the person who wants it bad enough.” – Carly Patterson

  34. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” – Audrey Hepburn

  35. “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 we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie

  36. “When you’re not sure if you’re following the right path, when you’ve been knocked down a few too many times, it’s completely fine to get discouraged, hell even defeated. What’s not okay is to stop.” – Gary John Bishop

  37. “Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

  38. “If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee

  39. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, “I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  40. “If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” – Masaru Emoto

I hope these encouraging quotes about being stronger will uplift your energies and motivate you to be stronger with time and efforts.

Be it a heartbreak, friendship betrayal, someone’s death, your workout routine, or your career goals, taking life lessons and being stronger with each step is the key to success.

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