30 Inspiring Strength Quotes To Fuel Your Inner Power

Face your fears head-on by tapping into your inner strength. Read the quotes about strength listed below to feel inspired, strong, and empowered.

Difficult times can put a person to test. You must dig deep within and draw on your inner strength in order to get through such challenges.

You can endure anything life throws at you because of your inner power. At some point, we’ve all had to summon the confidence to speak out for ourselves, take a risk, and persevere in the face of adversity.

However, whether you’re struggling physically or mentally, sometimes it can feel as if your batteries are running low and you have little strength left.

Yet, with a little perseverance, you can regain your strength.

Taking care of your physical and emotional needs can lay the groundwork for boosting your inner strength, and, hopefully, these quotes about strength can help you tap into that inner power.  

12 Inspirational Quotes About Strength That Help You Unleash Your Inner Strength

We all possess inner strength, though we may not be conscious of it. Sometimes, it may only reveal itself when it feels like we’re at our weakest.

This strength is what propels us forward and makes us determined to persevere no matter how difficult things get, encouraging us to have confidence in our abilities.

We hope the following inspirational quotes on strength can assist you in finding your inner power.


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

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“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” — Mahatma Gandhi

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“Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success.” — Zig Ziglar

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“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney

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“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” — Dalai Lama

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“Courage is grace under pressure.” — Ernest Hemingway

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“One day you will tell your story of how you overcame what you went through and it will be someone else’s survival guide.” — Brene Brown⁠⁠

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

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“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” ― Corrie Ten Boom

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ―  Mark Twain

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“Look well into thyself, there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.” ― Marcus Aurelius

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 “The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.” — Richard L. Evans

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Positive Strength Quotes To Help Persevere Through Tough Times

Just a few inspirational words can somtimes hold great power.

The following compliation of positive strength quotes can be used to help tackle problems, disappointments, and other obstacles by encouraging us to be positive and believe in ourselves.


“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” — Mother Teresa

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

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“Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” — Misty Copeland

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“Courage is found in unlikely places.” — J. R. R. Tolkien

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“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 you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over again.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

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“Don’t push your weaknesses, play with your strengths.” — Jennifer Lopez

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“In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein

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“What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength.” — Meryl Streep

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

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Optimisitic Strength Quotes

These quotes can help you make your goals seem more real when you need a boost.

Remember – being strong isn’t just about having big muscles, and strength isn’t an unattainable dream for anyone. Different people can be strong in different ways, and we can all find strength relative to our own circumstances.


“The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.” ― Robert H Schuller

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“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ― Milton Berle

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“Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself.” ― Liberace

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

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“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” — Steve Maraboli

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“We may get knocked down on the outside, but the key to living in victory is to learn how to get up on the inside.” ― Joel Osteen

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“Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love, light and compassion. Life will be beautiful.” ― Amit Ray

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“There is a strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.” ― Aaron Lauritsen

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Final Thoughts (You Are Stronger Than You Think)

Finding strength isn’t easy, but these quotes from some of the world’s most inspiring persons will help you find the strength to get started

Remember: you are unique, and your strength is your own. For some, strength may be completing a marathon, yet for others, it may simply be finding the motivation to get out of bed in the morning. Be proud of your accomplishments and the strength it took to get there, no matter how small they may seem.

Looking for more motivational support? Check out this article: 10 Running Motivation Hacks To Propel Your Training.

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Paul Smith recently completed his first 100 mile ultra, graduating to the field after discovering running in 2014 and getting hooked on 5k's and 10k's.

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