Be encouraged by these strong quotes. We all know that life is filled with hills, valleys and every imaginable bump and pothole along the way. But, we also know that being strong in character will carry us right through and along each and every challenge.
This spirit of being strong is what makes or breaks us. Most often, however, it is these circumstances traversed with the resilience that makes us what we are. It is our hope that the following strong quotes and sayings will give you a little more horsepower as you move through life's issues.
There is no reason for despairing...as pearls increase in brilliance with their wearing. So may our troubles strengthen us today!
R. N. Livingston, Destiny
Poems About Life Struggles
To be a friend a man should strive to be "like the shadow of a great rock in a weary land," to be a source of refuge and strength to those who walk in the darkness.
Message For Best Friend
I believe—that even when you think you have no more to give, when a friend cries out to you, you will find the strength to help.
Unknown, I Believe That
I Believe Poems
For Faith is strength, and we are sore in need of strength to battle forward to the goal.
Hazel Leas, Belief
Poems About Beliefs
I ask, O God....not greater strength, but how to use the power that I possess
Florence Holbrook, A Prayer
Faith Over Fear
Truth is beautiful and brave, strong to bless and strong to save
Unknown, Speak The Truth
Poems About Truth
You cannot overcome adversity by sticking your head in the sand.
Theodore W. Higgingsworth
To have the strength to let go your hold of the non-worthwhile of the days grown old
Unknown, How To Be Happy This New Year
New Year Poems
If you believe firmly in yourself you will be given the strength to do some day what may now seem to be impossible.
George F. Butler, Look At The Bright Side
My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.
Queen Elizabeth II
Love Poems For Husband
My brother is strong when I am weak. Courageous when I am scared
Benjamin L. Wiley
Challenges are not what we know we can already accomplish. Instead, challenges are those issues or circumstances that defy any known method to conquer unless someone has the strength,
daring, and perseverance to attempt.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Poems About Challenges
There is joy in each condition, hearts, through suffering, may grow strong.
Unknown, Learn To Wait
There is strength in every struggle. Struggles create opportunities for you to become stronger, wiser and better.
... Learn to see each obstacle as a stepping stone and watch your life change significantly.
Inspirational Quotes About Life and Struggles
Dear Lord, this morning, I pray that You give me the strength and perseverance to fight the temptations of this world.
It is my joy in life to find at every turning of the road, the strong arm of a comrade kind to help me onward with my load
Frank Dempster Sherman, Joy In Life
Poems About Joy
The strength to carry on does not find its source externally given; its strength lies within the
heart of one with more vision of the future than of that which has already passed.
Byron R. Pulsifer
With time it gets torn and has to be patched up, that is a life of a man.
We go through different challenges in life; they should make you and not break you.
They ought to make you strong
Grant Ngobean, In Life
Words To Live By
Be strong, be strong, to my heart I cry,....days of sunshine are given to all, though "into each life some rain must fall."
Unknown, Rain In The Heart
Poems About Rain
With might from God, the Lord, be strong and in His strength prevail
John Imrie, The Christians Armour
The Brotherhood Of Man
We have seen our share of hardship too but stronger and wiser we are after each issue.
Catherine Pulsifer, Best Friends We Will Be
Best Friend Poems
To be brave, you overcome fear and listen to the small voice inside you to do what’s right, regardless of what others say. To be brave doesn’t mean you’ll never be afraid,
but it does mean facing your fears.
When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength.
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief
Good Morning Poems
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Lord of life and light, ...give us strength and love, send from Heaven above a kindling ray!
Caleb Davis Bradlee
A Prayer For Every Day
A friend he finds when most in need....he, doubting, grasps the proffered hand and finds its strength meets each demand.
Unknown, A Friend
True Friendship Poems
A laugh is just like sunshine...the soul grows glad that hears it and feels its courage strong
Ripley Dunlap Saunders, A Laugh
Poems About Laughter
Do what is beyond your strength even should you fail sometimes.
Charles Stewart Parnell (Irish Politician)
Irish Blessings Quotes
Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune
To reach your goals in life, you’ve got to bridge the 12 inch gaps between your head, your heart and your gut.
Grant M. Bright
Poems About Goals
As we nurture and learn from this child ...give us strength.
Anne Spring, Prayer For A New Baby
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Poems About Life
Life is not always easy, it can sometimes make us feel queasy. We can change that, but it'll take a strong hat it's up to you to make your life dreamy.
Julie Hebert, Life Getting You Down
Letting Go Poem
Fame is not born alone of strength or skill; it sometimes comes from deafness and from blindness - to petty words and faults, and loving still.
Edgar A. Guest, Greatness
One Never Knows
Strong does not mean to be overbearing, or to discard or ignore the feelings of others. But, it does mean to stand up for what is proper and right no matter the odds or circumstances.
Byron R. Pulsifer
All the strength and force of people comes from their faith in things unseen. Those who believe are strong; those who doubt are weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
Arthur C. Clarke
Deep Quotes About Life
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight–it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Funny Poems About Life
So, whatever it is you are wanting to be,
Remember, to fashion the choice you are free.
Kindly or selfish, or gentle or strong,
Keeping the right way or taking the wrong...
Edgar A. Guest, Decide
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Mike Milano, Adversity
Faith is the brave endeavor,
the splendid enterprise, the strength to serve, whatever conditions may arise.
S.E. Kiser, Faith
Journey Of Faith
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow".
Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare. It is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Dare To Be
If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you are always in the same place.
Challenge yourself with something you know you could never do, and what you’ll find is that you can overcome anything.
God to you may give the sight - and the clear, undoubting strength
Thomas MacDonagh, Wishes For My Son
This Is Father's Day
The strength of one's imagination of warm, sun-soaked days of summer is challenged by the cold and snow of February.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Sir Edmund Hillary
A New Day Poem
The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.
Our belief at the beginning of an undertaking is the one thing (now, get that, the one thing), that ensures the successful outcome of the venture.
A love that is so strong, and the absolute bond
- never would I have imagined or even dawned that being a grandma could be such joys. . .
Catherine Pulsifer, The Joys of Being A Grandma
In my weakness I am strong, for it is not I; what I have I do not own, even should I try.
We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in.
Self Doubt Quotes
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.
Corrie ten Boom
Worry Less Smile More
Habit is like a parasite; it saps the strength away from those who have become its slave, and serve it day by day.
James Henry Thomas, Habit
Friendship is a silken cord beautiful and strong, Guarding, by each kindly word, loving hearts from wrong.
John Imrie, Emblems Of Friendship
Be strong, be true and assuredly be able to see beyond the immediate selfishness of life to put on our friend's shoes and walk with them in earnest glee.
A Mile With Me
Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as soon as you can change your beliefs.
Be The Best You Can Be
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Five Finger Prayer
Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Orison Swett Marden
These are the gifts I ask ...strength for the daily task, courage to face the road, good cheer to help me bear the traveller's load,
Henry VanDyke These Are The Gift
Surround yourself with positivity, in what you do each day.
And soon you see the strength you have, to keep negativity away.
Julie Hebert, Don't Let People
Don't Let People Bring You Down
The obstacles were many, the challenges severe,
But faith brought strong persistence and helped destroy the fear.
Greta Zwaan, Lessons for Moses
God Has A Plan
Do you love me enough that I may be weak with you? Everyone loves strength, but do you love me for my weakness? That is the real test.
Alain de Botton
Do You Love Me Poems
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Faith Over Fear
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.
This is your moment. Own it.
Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
Henry Ward Beecher
Missing someone is a part of loving them. If you’re never apart, you’ll never really know how strong your love is.
I Miss You Poems
In any emergency in life there is nothing so strong and
safe as the simple truth.
Speak Your Truth
To be humble, you must recognize that service to others is a sign of strength, not weakness.
Poems About Helping Others