True strength comes in many forms, and it includes not just physical ability but also mental and emotional capacity and tenacity.
This article has 105 strong man quotes that will make you feel invincible and powerful.
These quotes are from renowned leaders to local heroes that will encourage you to embrace your inner strength and rise above the obstacles that life throws at you.
Top 10 Strong Man Quotes
Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can. ~ Lowell Thomas.
A strong man does not need a silent wife. ~ Kate Elliott.
Failure gave me strength. Pain was my motivation. ~ Michael Jordan.
Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger. ~ Richard Bach.
A wise man, a strong man. ~ German Proverb.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. ~ Napoleon Hill.
A weak man has doubts before a decision; a strong man has them afterwards. ~ Karl Kraus.
I am a strong man, I am always looking forward and this is my main thing. ~ Abdoulaye Doucoure.
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt.
You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. ~ Marcus Aurelius.
Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice. ~ Shawn Johnson.
Meaningful Strong Man Quotes
I’m a strong man of faith. ~ Darryl Glenn.
The weak man becomes strong when he has nothing, for then only can he feel the wild, mad thrill of despair. ~ Arthur Conan Doyle.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~ Winston Churchill.
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out. ~ George Bernard Shaw.
The strong man is strongest when alone. ~ Friedrich Schiller.
If you’re a strong man, you should not feel threatened by strong women. ~ Barack Obama.
Where the strong man stumbles, the weak man falls. ~ Tamerlan Kuzgov.
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. ~ Ernest Hemingway.
There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher. ~ Usain Bolt.
Strong men can always afford to be gentle. Only the weak are intent on giving as good as they get. ~ Elbert Hubbard.
A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world. ~ Marilyn Monroe.
Profound Strong Man Quotes
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. ~ Louisa May Alcott.
See, even despite pious statements to the contrary, much of the industrialized world has not yet come to terms with the recognition of the fallacy of what I call the strong man syndrome. ~ Wole Soyinka.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat. ~ Anais Nin.
A man is only as strong as the woman who holds him. ~ Beverly Jenkins.
It takes a strong man to accept somebody else’s children and step up to the plate another man left on the table. ~ Ray Johnson.
I am so attracted to ambition and drive and talent. If a man loves something and can put his heart into it, I am instantly into him. I like a strong man who can be in control and make decisions but who is sensitive and attentive. That is the perfect combination. ~ Meaghan Rath.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. ~ William Ellery Channing.
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
To feel strong, to walk amongst humans with a tremendous feeling of confidence and superiority is not at all wrong. The sense of superiority in bodily strength is borne out by the long history of mankind paying homage in folklore, song and poetry to strong men. ~ Fredrick Hatfield.
If we live truly, we shall see truly. It is as easy for the strong man to be strong, as it is for the weak to be weak. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Best Strong Man Quotes
Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears. ~ Demi Lovato.
Difficult times produce strong men and women. Keep on your struggle to achieve your dreams! ~ Avijeet Das.
The strong man holds in a living blend strongly marked opposites. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. ~ John C. Maxwell.
Sometimes the storm winds blow so strong a man has no choice but to furl his sails. ~ George R. R. Martin.
Every man is actually weak, and apparently strong. To himself, he seems weak; to others, formidable. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
I’m a strong man, and usually I get over hurts and it makes me stronger when I come back. ~ Dusty Baker.
Popular Strong Man Quotes
Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. ~ Drew Barrymore.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing. ~ George Bernard Shaw.
People do not lack strength, they lack will. ~ Victor Hugo.
Courtesy is a much a mark of a gentleman as courage. ~ Theodore Roosevelt.
Strong men don’t compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised. ~ Andrew Carnegie.
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be a value. ~ Albert Einstein.
It takes a great man to be a good listener. ~ Calvin Coolidge.
It is the weak man who urges compromise – never the strong man. ~ Elbert Hubbard.
A strong man can handle a strong woman. A weak man will say she has an attitude problem. ~ Boonaa Mohammed.
Shoes divide men into three classes. Some men wear their father’s shoes. They make no decisions of their own. Some are unthinkingly shod by the crowd. The strong man is his own cobbler. He insists on making his own choices. He walks in his own shoes. ~ S. D Gordon.
Inspiring Strong Man Quotes
I think it takes a strong man to be in a relationship with a strong woman. A lot of people hear the word ‘diva’ and think of it as a negative. I see it as a positive. I want somebody who knows what they want out of life and isn’t afraid to show it. ~ Nick Cannon.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. ~ John F. Kennedy.
No man can be patient who has not strong passions, for patience is passion tamed. ~ Lyman Abbott.
And when a strong man is sweet, even Goddesses look down from Mount Olympus. ~ Anne Rice.
I’m a strong person, I’m a strong family man, I’m a strong husband and a strong father. ~ David Beckham.
Be very strong…be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion. ~ Alberto Juantorena.
It is not the situation which makes the man, but the man who makes the situation. ~ Frederick William Robertson.
Strong men have sound ideas and the force to make these ideas effective. ~ Andrew Mellon.
Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power. ~ Lao Tzu.
You can be strong as any boy if you’ll work hard and train yourself in athletics, the way boys do. ~ Jill Lepore.
Powerful Strong Man Quotes
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ~ Mahatma Gandhi.
Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable that a brick without a flaw. ~ William J. H. Boetcker.
A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. ~ Vernon Howard.
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value. ~ Albert Einstein.
The strong man is the man who can stand up for his rights and not hit back. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
The stronger a man is, the more gentle he can afford to be. ~ Elbert Hubbard.
That cause is strong which has, not a multitude, but one strong man behind it. ~ James Russell Lowell.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. ~ James A. Froude.
Thoughtful Strong Man Quotes
I like a strong male, a strong man. I like strong men. ~ Stacey Dash.
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.
It is labor that keeps the strong man strong. And spiritual labor, toil and burden-bearing, is what will give strength to the church of Christ. ~ Ellen G. White.
Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure. ~ Napoleon Hill.
The strength of a man is in his character. A strong man is great man of wisdom who understands, his top priority is to his family. ~ Ellen J. Barrier.
I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle. ~ Andrew Carnegie.
I believe that a strong man makes a strong country. ~ Jair Bolsonaro.
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. ~ Hermann Hesse.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. ~ Maya Angelou.
Uplifting Strong Man Quotes
I like feeling strong. It keeps my mental floor higher. ~ Pink.
On the left side of a strong woman, stands a strong man; he is strengthened by her character. ~ Ellen J. Barrier.
A man’s got to have a code, a creed to live by, no matter his job. ~ John Wayne.
It is not what he has, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is. ~ Henri-Frederic Amiel.
Occasions do not make a man either strong or weak but they show what he is. ~ Thomas A Kempis.
Courage isn’t having the strength to go on, it is going on when you don’t have the strength. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means. ~ Sallust.
It’s not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit. ~ J.R.R Tolkien.
We acquire the strength we have overcome. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Famous Strong Man Quotes
I like criticism. It makes you strong. ~ LeBron James.
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. ~ Cayla Mills.
Kill me if you will, I am not afraid to die; and I have endured so much oppression that I am weary of life. But I am a strong man, and I could cast both of you down, if I would. If you have any legal process to serve, present it, for I am at all times subject to law and shall not offer resistance. ~ Sam Smith.
The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones. ~ Brandon Sanderson.
My dad was a very strong man, very stubborn as well. ~ Paul Pogba.
You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things. ~ Ken Kesey.
We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. ~ J.K. Rowling.
Inspirational Strong Man Quotes
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. ~ Confucius.
Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong. ~ Sarah Dessen.
These are the days for strong men to courageously expose wrong. ~ Powell Clayton.
Nobody picks on a strong man. ~ Charles Atlas.
It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man. ~ Publilius Syrus.
A true woman loves a strong man because she knows his weaknesses. She protects as much as she is protected. ~ Andre Maurois.
A strong man never loses his head in defeat or despondency. ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
Anybody can be decisive during a panic; it takes a strong man to act during a boom. ~ V.S. Naipaul.
So these were the 105 top quotes about Strong Man.
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