Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.— Maya Angelou
Eye-opening Inner Strength quotations
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
‘Cause sometimes you just feel tired, feel weak And when you feel weak, you feel like you wanna just give up But you gotta search within you And gotta find that inner strength And just pull that shit out of you And get that motivation to not give up And not be a quitter, no matter how bad you wanna just fall flat on your face, and collapse.
A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility
You've got to follow your passion. You've got to figure out what it is you love--who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.
Smile doesn't mean that someone is happy. Sometimes it just means that you're strong.
No matter what the situation, remind yourself "I have a choice."
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness.
One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn't as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility, we can welcome many people, even those in deep distress, and perhaps help them find self-confidence and inner healing.
The strong is not the one who is physically powerful, but indeed, the one who controls himself when angry.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.
Strength of character and inner fortitude, however, are decisive factors.
The confidence of the man in the ranks rests upon a man's strength of character.
Everything which you can conceive and accept is yours! Entertain no doubt.
Refuse to accept worry or hurry or fear. That which knows and does everything is inside you and harkens to the slightest whisper.
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
You were born to achieve, to release your inner power, to fulfill your uniqueness.
The lotus' stem is as long as the depth of water, So men's height is just as great as their inner strength.
I'm convinced that we Black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us to not only get down, but to get up, to get through, and to get over.
Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out
If you're willing to put yourself and your dreams on the line, at the very least you'll discover an inner strength you may not have known existed.
There's no such thing as too much power!
Self-discipline is a form of freedom.
Freedom from laziness and lethargy, freedom from the expectations and demands of others, freedom from weakness and fear-and doubt. Self-discipline allows a pitcher to feel his individuality, his inner strength, his talent. He is master of, rather than a slave to, his thoughts and emotions.
By opening our lives to God in Christ, we become new creatures.
This experience, which Jesus spoke of as the new birth, is essential if we are to be transformed nonconformists . . . Only through an inner spiritual transformation do we gain the strength to fight vigorously the evils of the world in a humble and loving spirit.
We cannot learn real patience and tolerance from a guru or a friend.
They can be practiced only when we come in contact with someone who creates unpleasant experiences. According to Shantideva, enemies are really good for us as we can learn a lot from them and build our inner strength.
Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.
We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves.
In order to take our lives to the next level, we must realize that the same pattern of thinking that has gotten us to where we are now will not get us to where we want to go.
The sun shines not on us but in us.
Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice.
We are living in a time of uncertainty, anxiety, fear, and despair.
It is essential that you become aware of the light, power, and strength within each of you, and that you learn to use those inner resources in service of your own and others' growth.
Whatever is in me is stronger than what is out there to defeat me.
I do believe that when we face challenges in life that are far beyond our own power, it's an opportunity to build on our faith, inner strength, and courage. I've learned that how we face challenges plays a big role in the outcome of them.
And so I have come to understand that strength, inner strength, comes from receiving love as much as it comes from giving it.
Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.
When it seems humanly impossible to do more in a difficult situation, surrender yourself to the inner silence and thereafter wait for a sign of obvious guidance or for a renewal of inner strength.
If someone tells you, "You can't" they really mean, "I can't."
If they hadn’t tried to break me down, I wouldn’t know that I’m unbreakable.
Birth is about making mothers... strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength
I run because it's so symbolic of life.
You have to drive yourself to overcome the obstacles. You might feel that you can't. But then you find your inner strength, and realize you're capable of so much more than you thought.
Through adversity, not only are we given opportunity to discover our inner strength, we are also given the gift of foresight so we can shine a light for others who go through the experience after us.
Our inner strengths, experiences, and truths cannot be lost, destroyed, or taken away. Every person has an inborn worth and can contribute to the human community. We all can treat one another with dignity and respect, provide opportunities to grow toward our fullest lives and help one another discover and develop our unique gifts. We each deserve this and we all can extend it to others.
Put the greatest emphasis on what's in you;
your knowledge, your wisdom, your inner strength, your character, your tenacity and people will look through the box and always walk away with the product.
It's the easiest thing in the world for a man to deceive himself.
Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.