Be Strong Quotes

Life is filled with challenges, obstacles, and moments of doubt, but it’s during these times that we often discover our true resilience and determination. Whether you’re facing a difficult situation, pursuing your dreams, or simply seeking motivation to navigate life’s ups and downs, these quotes are here to remind you of the power that resides within you.

Strength is not just about physical prowess; it’s also about mental fortitude, emotional resilience, and the ability to persevere in the face of adversity. Our curated selection of quotes on this page will serve as a source of encouragement and empowerment, providing you with words of wisdom from various authors, thinkers, and leaders throughout history. Feel free to explore these quotes, and you can use them as inspiration for your daily life, share them with friends and family, or even incorporate them into visual creations with stylish fonts. Let these words of strength be your guiding light in times of challenge and doubt. Now, without further ado, scroll down to discover the empowering quotes that await you below.

I feel like I want to make anime that destroys the norms, something that would be strong, even if it is unconventional. Shinichiro Watanabe

I grew up in a rough environment. You want to be strong and have your presence felt out there. That attitude reflects how people see you. Mekhi Phifer

The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills, marketing skills, cooking skills, personality and, more importantly, delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen. Gordon Ramsay

My fantasy is that I could wake up looking amazing, that I could be strong and stop the bully, but that everybody would love me, too. I think that’s intrinsic to fantasy – fantasy is fantasy. Patty Jenkins

I really want women to throw their shoulders back and stand up straight and use their big girl voices and not feel like they’re compromising their femininity to be strong and smart. Katie Aselton

And rather than hide that, I would rather put that out on the radio and let someone see the full range of emotions. If you’re going to be strong on the radio, you got to let it all out, even the ugly stuff. And you can’t apologize for it. Howard Stern

You have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it. Mitch Albom

I’m not an interior decorator; I’m a designer, and that includes the architecture. The package must be strong and controlled, the rooms aligned, and the windows positioned to make sense with the furniture. Fluff it up, and you’ve got big trouble. Anouska Hempel

I have a deadly disease called Sickle Cell Anemia that I was born with that affects millions of others – primarily in the Black and Latino cultures. I feel I can inspire others with this Sickle Cell disease to be strong and believe in themselves. Prodigy

In my business, you should be very strong in mind. You have to be sure about yourself and about your work and your career, and you have to be strong inside because so many people come around and try to say bad things about you. Irina Shayk

Someone asked me what part of the body is the most important to be strong – it’s the big toe. The big toe especially, and the inner front-third of your feet, are what give you balance and will make you infinitely better at any sport, any physical activity and, as you get older, will keep you from falling. Scott Glenn

It is accepted the world over that women are an essential part of what makes a society successful, and only through supporting and empowering women can a country truly be strong. Shabana Azmi

Follow your honest convictions and be strong. William Makepeace Thackeray

We want to be strong and we want to be in a position to maximise the potential of the players in every game because it’s a long season with 46 league games. Sean Dyche

I want to be strong, dominant. Like Wilt Chamberlain. Shaquille O’Neal

Being nice doesn’t necessarily mean you’re weak. You can be nice and be strong at the same time. That’s a character trait that we need more in Washington. Shelley Moore Capito

In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing. John Henry Newman

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lebanon is caught in a cycle of threats. And it is our duty to be strong and capable of defending our country. But we will not clarify or explain what we do or do not possess. Hassan Nasrallah

I want my girls to be strong and self-sufficient. Angie Harmon

Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world. Orison Swett Marden

My grandmother always told me that regardless of what the world gives you, stay humble. Stay strong in your beliefs, and be honest. And when you’re wrong, be a man and say you’re wrong. And be strong when you’re right. Charles Bradley

I think sometimes women who are supposed to be strong are also written as mean and vindictive. Yancy Butler

Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body. Pythagoras

You have to be strong and calm to overcome difficult moments. Dani Alves

Some of the centre-backs are 90 kg. I’m only 70-something kilos – so I need to be strong. Danny Welbeck

I think that’s what makes marriage work – when you allow each other to be strong in their chosen profession; when you support each other and love each other. Erika Jayne

More than the time, it’s about how you feel – you want to be strong throughout the race. Ryan Hall

By forgiving, we are training ourselves to be strong, confident, joyful, peaceful, happy, and loving. These positive attributes end up affecting every part of our lives. Paul J. Meyer

There’s the 7-year-old me that pretended to be Wonder Woman running around the schoolyard. Like, what an incredible thing to imagine that when the bully shows up or the villain, you would be strong enough to do something about it. But, also, you look like Lynda Carter while you’re doing it – like, ‘Oh, my God.’ Patty Jenkins

In my own relationships, I know that I should break up with someone who doesn’t encourage me to be strong and make my own choices and do what’s best in my life, so if you’re dating someone who doesn’t want you to be the best person you can be, you shouldn’t be dating them. Veronica Roth

But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ. Marvin Olasky

Team spirit spurs me on. I’ve always found it easier to be strong for other people than for myself. Cheryl Cole

Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive. Leah LaBelle

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory. Douglas MacArthur

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals. James Naismith

It’s very important for feminism for us to tell our daughters that they should be strong. But to tell our sons that they can be vulnerable, to have these characters on screen that are not perfectly masculine cowboys that never fail, for our boys to change their psyche as well, that’s equally important for feminism. Chloe Zhao

The system of heroism depends on women to be weak so men can be strong. Susan Faludi

Black women are supposed to be ‘strong,’ but the burden of carrying our race and carrying our families adds the pressure. Aunjanue Ellis

I love that I can demonstrate that it’s OK to look and be strong. Cynthia Erivo

Being glamorous is about strength and confidence. It’s black and white – dramatic. You have to be strong. Catherine Zeta-Jones

People would say you look weak if you’re not cursing the opposition and driving around in a big black car while always wearing a tie. Above all, to be ‘strong’ you’re always supposed to be giving orders. George Papandreou

It’s always inspiring when people all come together and be strong as a group. This is why I feel so strongly to put the message to people that we need to stand together in tough times. Anne-Marie

The goal of this Nation, I so strongly believe, is to be a preeminent world power. We have to understand what comes with that: The responsibility to be strong. Jeff Sessions

I was a hardliner with regard to colonialism, which had occupied Africa and large parts of the world. We were waging an armed struggle, and therefore, one had to be strong. But now, no one asks for weapons but for economic aid, which changes your position. Muammar al-Gaddafi

How hard it is to have the beautiful interdependence of marriage and yet be strong in oneself alone. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don’t feel it, you have to pretend. Sade Adu

You can be strong and true to yourself without being rude or loud. Paula Radcliffe

I really rebel against this idea that politics has to be a place full of ego and where you’re constantly focused on scoring hits against each one another. Yes, we need a robust democracy, but you can be strong, and you can be kind. Jacinda Ardern

Most of the good executives do pretty well. Because to be a good executive you have to be strong, and you have to have a simple attribute that people have forgotten about – courage. John Milius

No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness. Phillips Brooks

It is from weakness that people reach for dictators and concentrated government power. Only the strong can be free. And only the productive can be strong. Wendell Willkie

Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith. Kareena Kapoor Khan

You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times. Tilman J. Fertitta

Gracie Jiu Jitsu is the most complete art of self defense there is out there. You don’t have to be strong. You don’t have to be fast. Royce Gracie

One of the things we wrestle with nationally is, ‘If we want the economy to be strong, what should we do?’ Why not learn some lessons from Virginia? Tim Kaine

I wanted to raise my kids to be strong, independent and follow their dreams and be themselves and make choices based on what they want not what the press, management or a record label or I don’t care who it is… you stick to what you want and you be who you are and be proud of it. Tish Cyrus

If the coach on the sidelines is not that strong, transmitting the kind of spirit he has, players won’t always handle it well. Life becomes difficult. But, with Mourinho, everything is good. He knows when to be among his players, as ‘one of us’ making jokes as a friend, and when to be strong and distant, even severe. Thibaut Courtois

People are deeply interested in rewriting the established narratives and challenging what we see as the norm in every way. We want to see a new definition of beauty and sexy. We want to see different people look vulnerable and show strength and redefine what it means to be strong. Winston Duke

God says he will never be satisfied with the infidels. In terms of worldly affairs, America is very strong. Even if it were twice as strong or twice that, it could not be strong enough to defeat us. We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us. Mohammed Omar

Lifting weights is obviously important, because you want to be strong and fast and all of that, but it’s not one of those things you gotta go and try to bench as much as you can every day. A bench press isn’t going to help you throw a 15-yard out or a deep comeback. It’s not about that. It’s about training right. Mark Sanchez

At first, I felt like I was put into this box because I played hockey. I thought that I was viewed a certain way, and I shouldn’t wear certain clothes. Finally, I stepped aside and said, ‘That’s someone else’s creation of me. I can be feminine and be strong.’ Hilary Knight

I have had a very physical acting career, but on ‘Newsroom,’ it’s not about physicality, but it’s about presence. I get to just be. Strong, sensitive, quiet strength can be much more intimidating than the screaming loud guy, and I’m so glad to get to show this side of me, which, to be honest, is a lot like who I really am. Terry Crews

I sort of feel sorry for the next man who gets me. I may just kill him with passion. He’d better be strong and have a good heart! Kirstie Alley

Lynda Carter played Wonder Woman and was one of the first female superheroes. It gives me more of an encouragement that we can be strong and can do whatever a guy can do. Thuy Trang

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

Men should have rough hands and be strong. Scott Caan

Those who want peace should prepare for war and be strong. Avigdor Lieberman

And I sense it was a rather constructed, almost half narrative fiction film in some ways. A lot of it was staged and manipulated to get those things in there that I knew to be strong. Terry Zwigoff

It feels good to be strong. Katharine McPhee

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

Through all the hardships and all the operations and all the hospitals, all that stuff each part of my life, there’s been some goodness, some greatness that comes in here and helps me to be strong, to continue what I’m doing. Clarence Clemons

My advice to new artists is to not follow a trend, but to start one. By that, I mean to not be tempted to do what business people might suggest to you, to jump on the bandwagon, but to be strong. Peter Frampton

Dream, struggle, create, prevail. Be daring. Be brave. Be loving. Be compassionate. Be strong. Be brilliant. Be beautiful. Caterina Fake

You’ve got to be strong enough for love. It’s very easy to be cool and cynical. It’s very difficult to just let yourself go and be in love. You’ve got to be strong enough for that. Noel Gallagher

Now, mark it. This may be strong language, but heed it. The people mean it, and, my friends of the Eastern Democracy, we bid farewell when you do that thing. Richard Parks Bland

The responsibility of a chief is to show solidarity with his people and to be strong with his people. Mobutu Sese Seko

In Haryana, there are two things that are most important in a household. We don’t care if we have a big house and several cars or not. But for us, in every household, the sons need to be strong, and the animals need to be in good health. Sangram Singh

Black men struggle with masculinity so much. The idea that we must always be strong really presses us all down – it keeps us from growing. Donald Glover

At the end of the day, though, the band members have to be strong. It’s down to the individuals in the unit. Listen to me, I’m talking like I’m in the army and this is my squadron. Shirley Manson

I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I’ve always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband. Little Richard

This sport has given me so much. It has taught me to be strong emotionally and physically. Phil Heath

You can’t really be strong until you see a funny side to things. Ken Kesey

Jesus Christ – He means the world to me. So many different situations I’ve been through, through my childhood and now my adulthood; I lost my brother at a young age. He got hit by a car right in front of me. I had to be strong for my mom. Adrian Peterson

Remember who you are. Remember to be strong and don’t care about what people say. Jordyn Woods

No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness. Phillips Brooks

Hip-hop definitely taught me a lot. Having to create your own identity and become known and respected in a male-dominated field – it requires some guts. There are times you have to be strong, and times when you have to stand alone for what you believe in. Queen Latifah

A Bond girl must be a strong and independent woman, but at the same time charming and sensual. Those opposite qualities combined together make her interesting. She must be strong but at the same time feminine. Olga Kurylenko

I don’t feel like I have to be nice and apologetic all of the time. I’m trying to be strong and fierce. Emma Mackey

When the storms of life come, if they come to me personally, to my family or to the world, I want to be strong enough to stand and be a strength to somebody else, be shelter for somebody else. Anne Graham Lotz

I just have to keep my confidence and be strong. Kelechi Iheanacho

You know, I looked at my face in the mirror this morning, and I like being old. My face has more content and when I train in the gym now, I am not training to be strong or handsome – just better than I was yesterday. These days the race is just against myself. Jean-Claude Van Damme

It’s a misogynistic world. It’s because of what we ask of actresses. We ask them to be sensitive, fragile, desirable. And men? We ask them to be strong and virile. Lea Seydoux

Hamas, the opponents of Arafat, the opponents of peace, urged a boycott of the election, and yet there was an 85 percent turnout where Hamas is supposed to be strong. Isn’t that really quite incredible? Warren Christopher

You have to be strong for people when you don’t wanna be strong. You have to be clean-showered, clean, clean-cut for people. You have to set an example. Ski Mask the Slump God

We are very isolated, far from boyfriends and friends, so we have to be strong, smart and very professional. Eva Herzigova

It was just you had to be strong, and if you weren’t strong you’re a victim and you’re not going to make it. That was the reality when I was growing up. Laurell K. Hamilton

I also believed that our public at home would be strong enough to survive even the present crisis. Paul von Hindenburg

Be strong, believe in freedom and in God, love yourself, understand your sexuality, have a sense of humor, masturbate, don’t judge people by their religion, color or sexual habits, love life and your family. Madonna Ciccone

Stick up for what you believe in and never, ever feel that you can’t say something or speak your mind. I think that would be the best advice. Be strong. Be confident. That’s really all you need. Maika Monroe

Anton Usov
Anton Usov
I am Anton Usov, an educator with a passion for quotes that resonate with the human experience. Over many years, I have curated a collection that reflects wisdom and emotions across time. Join me in exploring the power of words to inspire and enlighten our paths.
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