If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. ~Martin Luther King, Jr
“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
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” —Ernest Hemingway
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. Helen Keller
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche
“Anyone can give up; it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, that’s true strength.”
– Chris Bradford
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 again that I can.
Do not pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.~Bruce Lee
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”– Ernest Hemingway
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
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
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
― Lao Tzu
“Build upon strengths, and weaknesses will gradually take care of themselves.”
– Joyce C. Lock
When something bad happens, you have three choices: You can either let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you.
“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
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.” —Booker T. Washington
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
― Mahatma Gandhi,
“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
Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.
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
“Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.”– Drew Barrymore
“A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” —Vernon Howard
I am closest to my mother, as she is my rock, my pillar of strength, and my world. Not only has she stood by me through all times – happy, sad, and otherwise – but there have even been moments when I had completely lost hope, and her immense belief in me had lifted me up. Amruta Khanvilkar
We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”
― J.K. Rowling,
Strength is the product of struggle; you must do what others don’t to achieve what others won’t.”
– Henry Rollins
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.~Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”– William Ellery Channing
“I like criticism. It makes you strong.” —LeBron James
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
― Albert Camus
“It’s not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.”
– J.R.R Tolkien
The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within strength, courage and dignity.
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
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”– Khalil Gibran
There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.” —Usain Bolt
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. Leonardo da Vinci
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”
― Maya Angelou
“My strength did not come from lifting weights. My strength came from lifting myself up when I was knocked down.”
– Bob Moore
It is a shame for a woman to grow old without ever seeing the strength and beauty of which her body is capable.
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.~Cayla Mills
“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song.”– Psalm 28:7
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” —Louisa May Alcott
Some folks hesitate to seize additional strength because they think it wrong or dangerous to be a powerful individual. Somehow they have acquired the false notion that tyranny or dictatorship or cruelty are the outcomes of a powerful personality. These characteristics are not power. They are weaknesses disguised as power. Vernon Howard
“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”
– Napoleon Hill
The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is opportunity for growth.”
She builds others up because she knows what it’s like to be torn down.
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.
Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.”– Rainer Maria Rilke
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” —Napoleon Hill
Our ability to handle life’s challenges is a measure of our strength of character. Les Brown
“A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.”
― Veronica Roth,
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.
Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.
Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.~Napoleon Hill
“Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it’s good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason.”– Andrew Solomon
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
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
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
This is the year I will be stronger, braver, kinder, unstoppable and this year, I will be fierce.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its troubles; it empties today of its strength.~Corrie ten Boom
“There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.”No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.”– 14th Dalai Lama
Tough times never last, but tough people do.” —Robert H. Schuller
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
― Corrie Ten Boom
You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘nothing happens to you, it happens for you.”
– Joel Osteen
You’ve always had the power my dear, you just had to learn it for yourself.