Staying Strong Sayings and Quotes

When the going gets tough, you must stick with it. There are going to be times in life when you feel like throwing in the towel and giving up. Dig deep and push through with the motivating and inspirational quotes on staying strong below.

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

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.     

John F Kennedy

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.     

Cayla Mills

Be strong, believe in who you are; be strong, believe in what you feel.     

Melissa Etheridge

If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.     

Masaru Emoto

Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul.     

Carlos Barrios

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.     

Helen Keller

Never give in.. never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force.. never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.     

Winston Churchill

Life is, at times, tough. And all we need to do is to prove that we are tougher than it.     

Sanhita Baruah

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.     

Lao Tzu

Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.     

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.     


The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."     


When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.     

Oprah Winfrey

Tough times never last, but tough people do.     

Robert H Schuller

Being strong doesn't mean that you can handle every difficult situation on your own, it means that you have the sense to ask God and others for help.     

Nishan Panwar

Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down. It's staying down that's wrong.     

Muhammad Ali

For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.     

Henry Ford

When you're not sure if you're following the right path, when you've been knocked down a few too many times, it's completely fine to get discouraged, hell even defeated. What's not okay is to stop.     

Gary John Bishop

We do not have to remain stuck in our trials! We go through them and as daughters of the King, we can rise in the midst of dark, shaking moments.     

Holly Wagner

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.     

Ernest Hemingway

Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.     

Sarah Dessen

Stay strong, be brave, love hard and true, and you will have nothing to lose.     

Demi Lovato

You've got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.     

Tilman J. Fertitta

There's so many things that life is, and no matter how many breakthroughs, trials will exist and we're going to get through it. Just be strong.     

Mary J. Blige

Always be courageous and strong, and don't fear.     

Gabby Douglas

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.     

Knute Rockne