30 Quotes about Strength and Perseverance.

We have always had that situation in life when something goes wrong we look down and cannot simply face the effects of those happenings. Self-motivation and strength are sometimes needed to persevere in anything that is thrown upon us.

The more you are squeezed and pressured the more you get polished. Believe me, every time you go through difficulties it gives you every opportunity to make yourself stronger. Here are some quotes about strengths that might motivate 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

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”

William Ellery Channing

 “A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.”

Vernon Howard

“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

“There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.”

Usain Bolt

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”

Khalil Gibran

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”

Napoleon Hill

 “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

“Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.”

Susan Gale

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”

J.K. Rowling

 “Be very strong… be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.”

Alberto Juantorena

“He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.”

Louisa May Alcott

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”

Marcus Aurelius

“Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.”

Chris Bradford

“Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.” 

Shawn Johnson
best quote about persevarance

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”

Maya Angelou

“Life Has A Way Of Testing A Persons Will, Either By Having Nothing Happen At All or By Having Everything Happen At Once.”

Paulo Coelho

“Don’t Let The Behavior Of Others Destroy Inner Peace.”

Dalai Lama

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”

Edmund Hillary

“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.”

Bob Marley

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.”

Hermann Hesse

“Fools give up fast. Strong men persevere. The wise keep going forever.”

Maxime Lagacé

“There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.”

Booker T. Washington

“If you haven’t the strength to impose your own terms upon life, then you must accept the terms it offers you.”

T.S. Eliot

“You will never do anything in the world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.”


“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

Abraham Lincoln

“Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”

Muhammad Ali

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