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.
Short Poems / Quotes
related: Poems About Strength
Good timber does not grow with ease.
The stronger wind, the stronger trees.
Douglas Malloch, Being Strong
Poems Of Encouragement
It takes great strength to bring your life up square with your accepted thought and hold it there;
Charlotte Perkins Stetson, Heroism
Right must not live in idleness, nor dwell in smug content; it must be strong, against the throng of foes, on evil bent.
Edgar A. Guest, Preparedness
Poems About Justice
Each storm in our lives makes us stronger to face the next one
The Oak Tree Poem
What Christianity is....Toward the strong it is trust.
Thus grave these lessons on thy soul - Hope, Faith, and Love - and thou shalt find strength when life's surges rudest roll
Friedrich Schiller, Words Of Strength
Poems About Hope
If you'll sing a song as you go along, you'll find that the singing will make you strong.
Unknown, Sing A Song
We pray for strength and patience to have our souls rightly impressed by the cares, the joys, and disappointments of life.
George W. Owen, Possibilities Of This Day
Prayer for Today
A friend to chide me when I'm wrong...and that my friendship prove as strong for him as his for me.
Unknown, Meet Again
Thinking Of You Poems
Strong intentions are strong motivators...
Rick Brinkman, Dealing with Relatives
Short Inspirational Quotes
Faith is the brave endeavor...The strength to serve, whatever conditions may arise.
S. E. Kiser, Faith Is Not
Poems About Faith
I believe forgiveness is the best form of love in any relationship. It takes a strong person to say they’re sorry and an even stronger person to forgive.
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Henry Ward Beecher
Prayer For Strength
A mother’s love doesn’t make her son more dependent and timid; it actually makes him stronger and more independent.
Mothers Day Poem From Son
A strong and efficient character is built up by doing, not by imitation or by feeling, or by suggestion.
Unknown, A Strong Character
Poems About Character
Enclose your heart in times of need with the steel of your determination and your strength. In doing this, all things will be bearable.
Thus is life: its stormy hours strengthen us for weal or woe
Howard Carleton Tripp, Gone Is Summer
For seeming setbacks make the strong man wise
C. C. Cameron, No Failure
When you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong and you’ll finally see the truth - that a hero lies in you
Lost Hope Quotes
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
When the sky is totally covered by the dark clouds, be strong enough to see the bright stars beyond them!
Mehmet Murat ildan
Quotes About Clouds
We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.
Laura Stavoe Harm
Sometimes when you get disappointment it makes you stronger.
You always pretended you were strong even when you knew you were wrong.
Mary S. Scotsburn, Days Long Ago
A failure is like fertilizer – it stinks to be sure, but it makes things grow faster in the future.
Poems About Failure
Something only becomes a failure when you completely give up.
Don't Quit Poem
And should my soul be torn with grief...I take my little Bible down And read its pages o'er, and when I part from it I find I'm stronger than before.
Edgar A. Guest, My Bible
Poems About The Bible
Our Father, at the beginning of a new day, refreshed by the night's rest, we turn to Thee for strength for the day's task.
O. Howard Perkins, We Turn To Thee
Stay strong; disappointments will not stay for that long.
Quotes On Disappointment
Christ is enduringly strong. He is entirely sincere. He’s eternally steadfast, He’s immortally graceful. He’s imperially powerful, He’s impartially merciful. No barrier can hinder Him from pouring out His blessing.
Quotes About Jesus
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
Booker T. Washington
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
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 am even thankful for the negative things that have made me a stronger and better person.
Be Thankful Quotes
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
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
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
The strongest tree in the forest is not the one that is protected from the wind and rain.
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
Only he who can say, "The Lord is the strength of my life" can say, "Of whom shall I be afraid?"
Poems About Fear
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
Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy
Funny Birthday Poems About Old Age
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
If you want to be strong, be quiet and unafraid.
Poems About Stress
Our souls are strong and free to rise o'er sin, and fear, and death, O love of God, to thee!
Eliza Scudder, God's All-Embracing Love
Poems About God's Love
You don't win by wishing for your competitor or enemy to be weak and broke; you win when you build yourself to be strong and to do the winning job right
Quotes On Winning
The adversity has made you stronger today - learn from it, and be on your way.
Catherine Pulsifer, Adversity Teaches
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
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
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.
May you be blessed with a spirit of strength, shining within you.
Baby Blessing Poem
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
While we worry about how fast we grow, God is concerned about how strong we grow.
Poems About Worry
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
Adoption is complicated, but it is also rich with narratives of strength.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Phillips Brooks, Pray For
Devotion About Prayer
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
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Mike Milano, Adversity
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
Challenge yourself with something you know you could never do, and what you’ll find is that you can overcome anything.
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
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
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
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Quotes About Taking Risks
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.
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
To be humble, you must recognize that service to others is a sign of strength, not weakness.
Poems About Helping Others
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