65 Being Strong Quotes for When Life is Hard for You

Being strong embodies mental and physical resilience, especially in challenging situations.

A collection of short quotes about strength has been curated to inspire and encourage during difficult times.

These quotes are not about ignoring troubles, but instead focusing on drawing inner strength, seeking help when required and fostering resilience and forward momentum.

65 Being Strong Quotes for When Life is Hard for You

The core message is about resilience during hardships, implying that strength is not just about resisting problems but also about handling them wisely.

These motivational quotes serve as a beacon of hope and resilience, reaffirming the idea that better times are always on the horizon.

They remind us that everyone possesses inherent strength, which can be harnessed in times of adversity and stress the importance of continuous progress, even in the face of challenges.

This collection aims to provide encouragement during tough times.

Best Being Strong Quotes

Tough times never last, but tough people do. ~ Robert H. Schuller.

If you’re going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill.


You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. ~ Christopher Robin.

Belief is the most important thing in football. Not quality, running, or being strong but belief, faith, and fight. ~ Mauricio Pochettino.

The weak fall, but the strong will remain and never go under! ~ Anne Frank.

People cry, not because they’re weak. It’s because they’ve been strong for too long. ~ Johnny Depp.


Strength is a matter of the made up mind. ~ John Beecher.

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.

Top Being Strong Quotes


Just as a broken arm needs a cast, we too need support mechanisms in order to make it through difficult times. ~ Holly Wagner.


Pain makes you stronger. Tears make you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. And vodka makes you not remember any of that crap. ~ Nishan Panwar.

Through persistence, self-knowledge, prayer, commitment, optimism, a resolute trust in God and the building of your own personal moral strength, you can enjoy the blessings of a deeper faith and face the difficulties of life with courage and confidence. ~ Norman Vincent Peale.

Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. ~ Susan Gale.

You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things. ~ Ken Kesey.

Sometimes, being strong is to forgive in the name of love, to make someone smile when our own heart is broken, to comfort a friend when we ourselves needed help and to keep faith when we have lost hope. ~ Brigitte Nicole.


I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. Its because of them I’m doing it myself. ~ Albert Einstein.

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.

Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. ~ Calvin Coolidge.


You never know how strong you are… until being strong is the only choice you have. ~ Cayla Mills.

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.

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Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye. ~ Helen Keller.

It’s interesting how we often can’t see the ways in which we are being strong – like, you can’t be aware of what you’re doing that’s tough and brave at the time that you’re doing it because if you knew that it was brave, then you’d be scared. ~ Lena Dunham.


No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again. ~ Buddha.

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

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

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. ~ James A. Froude.

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. ~ Thomas Carlyle.

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

Expose yourself to your deepest fear. After that, fear has no power. ~ Jim Morrison.


You can’t really be strong until you see a funny side to things. ~ Ken Kesey.

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

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. ~ Wayne Dyer.

Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure. ~ Napoleon Hill.

When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. ~ John F. Kennedy.


Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. ~ Henry Ford.

Things happen to you to make you realize your true potential, strength, will power, and heart. You’ve got to have faith. ~ Dr. Byron Hayes.

You must have an iron will, if you would cross the ocean. You must be strong enough to pierce mountains. ~ Swami Vivekananda.

The weak are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to either. ~ Aristotle.

Famous Being Strong Quotes

If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences. ~ Criss Jami.

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity. ~ Lou Holtz.

Strong women wear their pain like stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it. ~ Harriet Morgan.


Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. ~ Robert Schuller.

A woman is like a tea bag – only in hot water do you realize how strong she is. ~ Nancy Reagan.

Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities. Strong men make them. ~ Orison Swett Marden.

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ~ Mahatma Gandhi.

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. ~ Audrey Hepburn.

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. ~ Og Mandino.


People do not lack strength, they lack will. ~ Victor Hugo.

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. ~ Christian Larson.

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. ~ John F Kennedy.

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. ~ John Wooden.

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.

Inspiring Being Strong Quotes

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.


A strong, positive self image is the best possible preparation for success. ~ Dr. Joyce Brothers.

A strong women is someone who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night. ~ Harriet Morgan.

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. ~ Og Mandino.

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

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. ~ Mark Twain.

Life can be so difficult at times, but fighting through the pain is so worth it. It’s better to feel every kind of emotion than to not feel at all. ~ Demi Lovato.


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

The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong. ~ Swami Vivekananda.

Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. ~ Andrew Carnegie.

Ask for help. Not because you are weak. But because you want to remain strong. ~ Les Brown.

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


It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. ~ Aristotle.

Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it. ~ Sigmund Freud.

So these were the 65 quotes about Being Strong.

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