You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
It's not the load that breaks you down - it's the way you carry it.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
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You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.
Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you must stop and look fear in the face.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Focus on big things.
It is easy to be brave from a distance.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
Life is very interesting... in the end, some of your greatest pains, become your greatest strengths.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
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.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
Stretch your courage! Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.
One must need to be strong; otherwise, one never becomes strong.
Silence is a source of great strength.
Do not wish for an easy life. Wish for the strength to endure a difficult one. Achieve your life life goals.
Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
What does not kill me makes me stronger.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
My family is my strength and my weakness.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
You expect to break me? Impossible! You broke me years ago. You killed me years ago...
Strength is a matter of a made up mind.
When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm.
Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.
The five separate fingers are five independent units.
Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.
Silence is a source of great strength.
It is truly said: It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.