Inner Strength Quotes to Help You Persevere No Matter What

Life is hard. We are always burdened by dark thoughts, depression, stress, anxiety, etc. But don’t let it get you down. Take control of your thoughts to transform them into an inner power capable of solving anything. With a lot of strength, ambition and desire you can overcome any obstacle that comes your way. Let these motivational inner strength quotes inspire you to get the boost of courage needed to fulfill your desires.

Powerful Inner Strength Quotes

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” Mahatma Gandhi
“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” Marie Curie
“Strength lies within you, only you can help yourself.”Invajy
“No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them.” Alana Stewart
“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill
“When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits or by using the challenge to find our inner strength.” Dalai Lama


“Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.” Paulo Coelho
“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” Edith Wharton
“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” H. Jackson Brown
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” Dale Carnegie
“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” Napoleon Hill
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” Maya Angelou
“You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dream.” Oprah Winfrey
“Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them, we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger. Instead of getting angry nurture a deep caring and respect for troublemakers because by creating such trying circumstances, they provide us with invaluable opportunities to practice tolerance and patience.” Dalai Lama
“Everything you need is within you, the strength, courage and confidence to change your life. You just need to look within yourself and find it.” Amanda Ray


“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men, but no machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.” Elbert Hubbard
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” Maya Angelou
“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” Plutarch
“Strength is a capacity for endurance. One of the dividends of suffering is the universal discovery the we posses a strength within us we never knew we had. Navigating through a difficult episode not only shows us that inner strength is there but convinces us it will always be there to serve us in the future. Overcoming gives us an assurance of personal confidence and value that far exceeds what we thought we possessed before our struggles began.” Dennis Wholey
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi
“At times, our strengths propel us so far forward we can no longer endure our weaknesses and perish from them.” Friedrich Nietzsche
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” Maya Angelou
“Silence is a source of great strength.” Lao Tzu
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Lao Tzu
“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” Mary Tyler Moore
“It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.” Dalai Lama
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” Christopher Reeve
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” Mahatma Gandhi

Inner Strength Quotes

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” E.E. Cummings
“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” Anna Freud
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face … You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt
“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
“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” Napoleon Bonaparte
“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” W. Clement Stone
“Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used.” Richard E. Byrd
“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” Dr. Wayne W Dyer
“Self-love and believing in yourself gives you the power and courage to change your life.” Amanda Ray

Inner Strength Quotes


More inner strength quotes and sayings

“Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.” Katherine Dunham
“Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” Oprah Winfrey
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Nelson Mandela
“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” Buddha
“If you are going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill
“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
“Virtue is inner strength. It expands your nature.” John Bradshaw
“The sun shines not on us but in us.” John Muir
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” William Faulkner
“They say everything you go through in your childhood builds character and inner strength.” Curtis Joseph
“As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.” Vincent van Gogh
“You have power over your mind―not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” Marcus Aurelius
“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” Mark Twain
“Inner strength is measured by what we can bear and how long” Invajy
“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” Vivian Greene
“It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.” Dalai Lama
“Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.” Bruce Lee
“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” Otto Rank
“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure…than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” Theodore Roosevelt

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