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You Are Stronger Than You Think Quotes

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You Are Stronger Than You Think Quotes

1. “You are Braver than you believe, Stronger than you seem, Smarter than you think, and more Loved than you’ll ever know” -A. A. Milne

2. “Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” – Joybell C.

3. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve

4. “A man doesn’t realize how much he can stand until he is put to the test. You can stand far more than you think you can. You are much stronger than you think you are.” — Martin Niemoller

5. “A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.” — Wayne Dyer

6. “A particular train of thought persisted in, be it good or bad, cannot fail to produce its results on the character and circumstances. A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances.” — James Allen

7. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” – Benjamin Disraeli

8. “Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears us away from us all the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.” – Arthur Golden

9. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi

10. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin

11. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure if you deserve it or not but one thing is certain…there was never just storm.” –Haruki Murakami

12. “Anger is a sign that something needs to change.” – Mark Epstein

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13. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dressen

14. “Anything is possible when you have inner peace.” — unknown

15. “Ask for help. Not because you are weak. But because you want to remain strong.” – Les Brown

16. “At any given moment you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end.” – Christine Mason Miller

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

18. “Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to a solution.” — David J. Schwartz

19. “Beneath the surface of the protective parts of trauma survivors, there exists an undamaged essence, a Self that is confident, curious, and calm, a Self that has been sheltered from destruction by the various protectors that have emerged in their efforts to ensure survival. Once those protectors trust that it is safe to separate, the Self will spontaneously emerge, and the parts can be enlisted in the healing process.” – Bessel van der Kolk

20. “Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.” – General Omar Bradley

21. “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

22. “Claim your supremacy over the challenges by battle proofing your inner warrior.” – Hiral Nagda

23. “Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.” – August Wilson

24. “Daring greatly is being brave and afraid every minute of the day at the exact same time.” — Brene Brown

25. “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” – William Ellery Channing

26. “Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” – Dale Carnegie

27. “Don’t believe that just because you think you can’t do it, it’s necessarily true. Life can show you are stronger than you can even think of.” – Unknown

28. “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” – John Wooden

29. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson

30. “Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” – Darren Hardy

31. “Doubt your doubts.” – Jim Rohn

32. “Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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33. “Embracing failure is the most important trait I’ve developed in my career. I have tried to learn from my failures, and I believe it has made me stronger, more confident, and more resilient.” — Reshma Saujani

34. “Every hero doesn’t do this great big hero thing. They do the simple thing over and over…and they stick to it.” – Matthew McConaughey

35. “Every time you thought that you couldn’t move forward, you did. Take a moment to appreciate how strong and capable you are.” – Karen Salmansohn

36. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs when you’re climbing it.” – Andy Rooney

37. “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way… It is this spiritual freedom – which cannot be taken away – that makes life meaningful and purposeful.” — Viktor E. Frankl

38. “Everything you can learn from is an opportunity to become stronger.” – Daniel Ricciardo

39. “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

40. “Fear can cripple us, or it can make us more courageous, it is resilience that makes the difference.” – Eric Greitens

41. “Fear is a confession of weakness. What you fear is stronger than you, or you think it is, else you wouldn’t be afraid of it.” – Lucy Maud Montgomery

42. “For every reason it’s not possible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded.” — Jack Canfield

43. “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

44. “Heart power is stronger than horsepower.” – Henry J. Heinz

45. “I believe that people are stronger than their misfortunes.” – Jordan Peterson

46. “I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger.’ Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.” – Angelina Jolie

47. “I don’t believe in anything, and that makes me stronger than you think.” — Anne Rice

48. “I don’t need anyone to hold me, I can hold my own.” — Ani DiFranco

49. “I have watched men suffer the anguish of imprisonment, defy appalling human cruelty… break for a moment, then recover inhuman strength to defy their enemies once more.” — John McCain

50. “I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those reps when I didn’t think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

51. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

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52. “I really feel that a lot of people give up too soon. Remember this—almost anything is possible if we try hard enough and believe in ourselves.” -Yoko Ono

53. “I set my phone with motivational quotes to go off on random days and times. Like, ‘You’re stronger than you think you are.’ I’ll forget about it, then one will pop up and it’ll give me a little boost.” – Shawn Johnson

54. “I’m glad I did it, partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again.” – Mark Twain

55. “If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.” – John Paul Jones

56. “If there is no struggle there is no progress.” – Frederick Douglass

57. “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” -Thomas Edison

58. “If you believe you can do a thing, you can do it.” – Claude M. Bristol

59. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

60. “If you have no struggles, you’ll have no strength.” – Tim Fargo

61. “If you so choose, the challenges make you stronger. If you so choose, the disappointments can make you more determined.” – Ralph Marston

62. “If you think strong, you’ll be strong. If you think weak, you’ll be weak.” – Joyce Meyer

63. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” – Thomas Jefferson

64. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coelho

65. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

66. “In spite of discouragement and adversity, those who are happiest seem to have a way of learning from difficult times, becoming stronger and wiser as a result.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

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

68. “It is important to remember that we all have magic inside of us.” – J.K. Rowling

69. “It’s hard to beat a person that never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

70. “It’s important to remember that we all have magic inside of us.” — JK Rowling

71. “It’s not the note you play that’s the wrong note – it’s the note you play afterwards that makes it right or wrong.” – Miles Davis

72. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.” — Vince Lombardi

73. “It’s okay to doubt yourself, it’s okay to feel down; just never give up.” — Aaron Patzer

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74. “Just because you are tired doesn’t mean you should give up. You are stronger than you think. Take a break, get some rest and then get at it!” — Kirsten Hill

75. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

76. “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving; we get stronger and more resilient.” – Steve Maraboli

77. “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

78. “Man is buffeted by circumstances so long as he believes himself to be the creature of outside conditions, but when he realizes that he is a creative power, and that he may command the hidden soil and seeds of his being out of which circumstances grow, he then becomes the rightful master of himself.” – James Allen

79. “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

80. “Most of us make two basic errors with respect to intelligence: We underestimate our own brainpower. We overestimate the other fellow’s brainpower.” — David J. Schwartz

81. “My fear whispered to me, ‘I am just trying to protect you.’ I whispered back, ‘I know, but I’m stronger than you think.’” – Scott Stabile

82. “No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” – Jack Kornfield

83. “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

84. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” – Maya Angelou

85. “Nothing happens to anyone that he can’t endure” – Marcus Aurelius

86. “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

87. “One day, you will be celebrated all over the world. You will be a well of inspiration from which others pull their strength. Don’t give up now. Just get back to work.” – Chinonye J. Chidolue

88. “One small crack does not mean that you are broken. It means that you were put to the test, and you didn’t fall apart.” — Linda Poindexter

89. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett

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90. “Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rather than pushed by our memories.” – Jesse Jackson

91. “Our strength grows out of our weaknesses.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

92. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran

93. “Remember: Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.” – Rocky Balboa

94. “Sometimes painful things can teach us life lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know.” — unknown

95. “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.” – Paul Millsap

96. “Sometimes we fall, sometimes we stumble, but we can’t stay down. We can’t allow life to beat us down. Everything happens for a reason, and it builds character in us, and it tells us what we are about and how strong we really are when we didn’t think we could be that strong.” – Gail Devers

97. “Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.” – Christine Caine

98. “Sometimes you don’t realize your greatest strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Unknown

99. “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi

100. “Start with one step, just one…and then take the next one and keep going that way.” – Anne Lamott

101. “Strength does not come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” – Rikki Rogers

102. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

103. “Surprise yourself every day with your own courage.” — Denholm Elliott

104. “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second’s encounter with God and with eternity.” — Paulo Coelho

105. “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

106. “The answer lies within ourselves. If we can’t find peace and happiness there, it’s not going to come from the outside.” — Tenzin Palmo

107. “The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.” – Japanese Proverb

108. “The best view is usually after the hardest climb. We always appreciate the struggle in the end.” – Unknown

109. “The bravest thing you can do is keep going, even when you want to give up.” – Unknown

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110. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph! What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly. Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods.” -Thomas Paine

111. “The hardest step she ever took was to blindly trust in who she was.” — Atticus

112. “The higher the hill, the stronger the wind; so the loftier the life, the stronger the enemy’s temptations.” – John Wycliffe

113. “The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.” — Bruce Lee

114. “The moment when you think all is lost is the moment when victory is found.” – Tokyo Livin

115. “The moment you give up is the moment you let someone else win.” – Kobe Bryant

116. “The next message you need is always right where you are.” – Ram Dass

117. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

118. “The only way you gain mental toughness is by doing things that you’re not happy doing. If you continue doing things that make you happy, you’re not getting stronger.” – David Goggins

119. “The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” -Thomas Paine

120. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” – Robert Tew

121. “The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

122. “There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.” – Paulo Coelho

123. “There are two great days in a person’s life; the day we are born and the day we discover why.” – William Barclay

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124. “There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger.” – Rumi

125. “There is no greater deception than self-deception.” -Og Mandino

126. “There is nothing permanent except change.” – Heraclitus

127. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” –Aristotle

128. “There is unlimited power within you to do all that you want.” – Hiral Nagda

129. “Those who believe they can move mountains, do. Those who believe they can’t, cannot.” — David J. Schwartz

130. “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” – Reba McEntire

131. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

132. “Tough times not only make you stronger, but you grow from these experiences. The same is true with fighting; you lean into it.” – Cub Swanson

133. “Turn on the full powers of your will and take complete control of your own mind. It is your own mind! It was given to you as a servant to carry out your desires. And no one may enter it or influence it to the slightest degree without your consent and cooperation. What a profound fact this is!” — Napoleon Hill

134. “We all have an unsuspected reserve of strength inside that emerges when life puts us to the test.” – Isabel Allende

135. “We all have our own battles to fight, and sometimes we have to go it alone. I’m stronger than you think, you’d be surprised.” – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

136. “We are stronger, gentler, more resilient and more beautiful than any of us can imagine.” – Mark Nepo

137. “We can always become stronger and more agile, mentally and physically. We can always become more capable and more reliable. Since that’s the case we should never feel that our work is done. There is always more to do.” – David Goggins

138. “We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” — Helen Keller

139. “We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Barbara De Angelis

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140. “We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.” – Isabel Allende

141. “We rise to challenges, we will meet them, we’re well prepared for them, we’ll get through them and emerge on the other side stronger.” – Rishi Sunak

142. “What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when you bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen.” – Henry David Thoreau

143. “What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. “ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

144. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind and not with it.” – Henry Ford

145. “When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” – Peter Marshall

146. “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. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way.” — Dalai Lama

147. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this; you haven’t.” – Thomas Edison

148. “When you just in your mind think…nothing’s going to stop me. I don’t care how I felt yesterday. I’m gonna go out today and do what I know I can do. If you can just tell yourself…no, I’m stronger than this, no I’m better than this, no I’m faster than this, no I’m tougher than this. I think you can make it through situations that your never thought possible.” — Sanya Richards-Ross

149. “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

150. “When you realize that every stressful moment you experience is a gift that points you to your own freedom, life becomes very kind.” – Byron Katie

151. “When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

152. “Where there is a will, there is a way.” — David J. Schwartz

153. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey

154. “Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.” — Zig Ziglar

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

156. “You are more beautiful than you realize, stronger than you know, more powerful than you could imagine.” – Cory Booker

157. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C. S. Lewis

158. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.” – Rumi

159. “You are so much stronger than you think. Sometimes it seems like everything around you can break apart but you are able to hold it all together, you are strong and brave and the best part is that you always come back stronger.” – Unknown

160. “You are stronger than you think. You have gotten through every bad day in your life, and you are undefeated.” – Unknown

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161. “You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.” – Napoleon Hill

162. “You aren’t going to go crazy,” I said firmly. “You’re stronger than you think. The next time you feel that way, find something to focus on, to remind you of who you are.” “Like what? Got some magic object in mind?” “Doesn’t have to be magic,” I said. I racked my brain. “Here.” I unfastened the golden cross necklace. “This has always been good for me. Maybe it’ll help you.” I set it in his hand, but he caught hold of mine before I could pull back.” — Richelle Mead

163. “You feel your strength in the experience of pain.” – Jim Morrison

164. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself: I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

165. “You have been assigned this mountain so that you can show others it can be moved.” – Mel Robbins

166. “You have incredible lives ahead of you. You have incredible things that you can accomplish. If you feel that, you will have an amazing life. Do not let anything build a wall too high for you to get over. And I know that might seem very cliche, but I’ve had a lot of friends who had hurt themselves. And when you’re younger, a lot of that stuff is so temporary. You can get through it. You’re stronger than you think. You’ll ALWAYS be stronger than you think. Feel with your heart and do what you want.” — Corey Taylor

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

168. “You have to break yourself down to rebuild yourself stronger.” – Tulisa

169. “You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment.” – Aly Raisman

170. “You have virtually unlimited potential to be, have, or do anything you really want in life if you simply want it badly enough and are willing to work long enough and hard enough to achieve it.” — Brian Tracy

171. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

172. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou

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

174. “You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.” – Ain Eineziz

175. “You weren’t created to fall apart when pressure comes, you are stronger than you think.” – Joel Olsteen

176. “You’ll constantly confront criticism and hardships, but such things will only serve to strengthen and commit you.” – Unknown

177. “You’re always going to face criticism, you’re always going to face challenges, but those things are there to make you stronger and more committed.” — David Robinson

178. “You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” – Ralph Marston

179. “Your “I CAN” is more important than your IQ.” – Robin Sharma

180. “Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” — Mahatma Gandhi

181. “Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” — Roy T. Bennett

182. “Your past does not equal your future.” – Tony Robbins

183. “Your strength will be found when you stop struggling with yourself, instead of thinking everyone is a struggle worth overcoming. Every obstacle in life is a lesson that teaches us, and not others.” – Shannon Adler

184. “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” -Steve Jobs

185. You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” -Maya Angelou

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