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Inner strength is the ability to be strong during stressful situations and recover quickly from hurt, disappointments, and failure. Inner strength means to have control over your emotions and thinking. It means having the power to handle criticism, rejection and other harmful situations. Inner strength is an outstanding quality to have when overcoming adversity, dealing with changes and resistance. Developing inner strength can also help with breaking bad habits and desires, by having self-discipline.

Browse through a collection of inner strength quotes, inner strength proverbs and inner strength sayings from famous authors, philosophers, poets and other influential people throughout history on their thoughts on developing inner strength, ways of staying strong, inner strength during stressful times, inner strength and positivity, and much more.


 

Liu Xiang- Challenges Are Meant To Be Met and Overcome

Challenges are meant to be met and overcome. Liu Xiang Everything on earth was solved by someone. Inventions, conflicts, researchers, pain medications etc, were all created by humans. People solve mysteries and find solutions to problems every day. In other words, everything on earth can be fixed and solved and we are built to overcome any challenge. Even though we are all different, with unique abilities and skills, our challenges are universal. We are not the first to experience hardship
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Barbara Katz Rothman- Birth is Making Mother’s Strong

Birth is not only about making babies. It's about making mothers~ strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and believe in their inner strength. Barbara Katz Rothman Pregnancy is not just about making babies. It is about creating mothers, who trust themselves to bring forth another human being into this world. It is about selfless women, who are willing to care for someone else and put their baby needs before their own. After becoming a mother, a woman will  develop
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John Lennon- Keeping Hope Alive

What we’ve got to do is keep hope alive. Because without it we’ll sink. John Lennon It is easy to forget about hope when we are in the midst of adversity. Having hope means to have a positive attitude towards problems. It is the ability to see good in the future. According to this quote by John Lennon, it is important to keep hope in our hearts, because without it, we will fail at life. Hope brings joy and enables
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Doe Zantamata- Discovering True Strength In Dark times

It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed. Doe Zantamata The darkest hour of someone's life can be seen as a challenging time, of hardship, conflicts, or emotional distress. Some examples of 'darkest hour' could be financial difficulties. Having an empty bank account, lost of employment, behind on your bills, cannot afford to cover expenses or put food on the table for
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Stephen R. Covey- Motivation is Inner Fire

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly. Stephen R. Covey
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Walt Disney- Having the Courage to Pursue Dreams

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
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Napoleon Hill- The Power of Believing

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. —Napoleon Hill
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Alice Walker- Inner Power

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. —Alice Walker
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Burundi Proverb On Developing Strength

The best trees grow on the steepest hills.  Burundi Proverb Trees found on steep hills are the best because they survived the harsh conditions of being on an unbalance ground. This idea also relates to people. A person with a tough past can turn out to be the most understanding and compassionate person you'll ever meet.  We develop character strength from challenging times, and these factors help us grow and gain wisdom. It is wise to not judge a person
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Marcus Aurelius- Strength To Bear Anything

Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear. Marcus Aurelius
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Richard E. Byrd- Inner Strength Within Us

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
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote On Inner Strength

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Susan Gale- Realizing Strength Through Weakness

Sometimes you don't realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. Susan Gale
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Mahatma Gandhi On Being Hurt

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.      Mahatma Gandhi
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Dalai Lama- Never Lose Hope

There is a saying in Tibetan, Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster. Dalai Lama
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Napoleon Bonaparte Quote On Courage and Strength

Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength. Napoleon Bonaparte
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August Wilson- Wrestle With Your Demons

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
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Eleanor Roosevelt- A Woman is Like a Tea Bag

A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Lao Tzu Quote On Control

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. Lao Tzu
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Ernest Hemingway- The world breaks everyone

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. Ernest Hemingway
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Ralph Waldo Emerson On Intelligence and Character

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Napoleon Bonaparte- Definition of a Strong Man

The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.    Napoleon Bonaparte  
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Friedrich Nietzsche Quote On Strength and Weakness

At times, our strengths propel us so far forward we can no longer endure our weaknesses and perish from them. Friedrich Nietzsche    
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Laurence Sterne Quote On Solitude

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself. Laurence Sterne
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Mark Twain- The Power of Spirit

Spirit has fifty times the strength and staying-power of brawn and muscle      -Mark Twain
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Milton Berle Quote On Creating Opportunity

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.      Milton Berle
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Plutarch- Inward Achievement Will Change Reality

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.   Plutarch   
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Anna Freud Quote On Looking For Strength and Confidence

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.      Anna Freud
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Harold Klemp- There is Power in Big Dreams and Hard Work

There is a power in people who dream big and who try hard. Harold Klemp
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Eleanor Roosevelt- Keep Curiosity Alive In Life

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Helen Keller Quote on Ambition

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. Helen Keller
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Vivian Greene- Dance In Your Storms

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It's about learning how to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene
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Vincent Van Gogh Quote On Getting Older

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  Vincent Van Gogh was born on March 30th, 1853 and died on July 29th, 1890 at age 37. He is a Dutch painter. His work became popular during the Post-Impressionism period. Vincent Van Gogh suffered from mental illness. Despise this; he made history in the art world with thousands of paintings. Van Gogh wrote
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Hasidic Saying- What The Heart Desires

Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength. Hasidic Saying
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T. S. Eliot Quote On Taking Chances

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.     T. S. Eliot 
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Oprah Winfrey- Courage To Pursue Dreams

You have got to follow your passion. You have 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
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Ambrose Redmoon Quote On Fear and Courage

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon
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David Viscott- Have The Courage To Start

If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. David Viscott
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Ralph W. Sockman-The Test of Courage

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority. Ralph W. Sockman
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Wayne Dyer Quote On Acceptance

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. Wayne Dyer
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Paulo Coelho- Life Has a Way of Testing People

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   
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Gabourey Sidibe- Negativity Can Be Useful

If they hadn't told me I was ugly, I never would have searched for my beauty. And if they hadn't tried to break me down, I wouldn't know that I'm unbreakable.      Gabourey Sidibe
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Katherine Dunham- Find Your Inner Strength

Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out      Katherine Dunham
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Marie Curie Quote On Life Not Being Easy

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
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Maya Angelou- The Light Within

Nothing can dim the light which shines from within. Maya Angelou
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Dalai Lama- The Importance of Having a Calm Mind

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.     Dalai Lama 
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Mariah Carey- Finding Your Own Inner Strength

You really have to look inside yourself and find your own inner strength, and say, 'I'm proud of what I am and who I am, and I'm just going to be myself. Mariah Carey
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Henry S. Haskins Quote On Inner Strength

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.      Henry S. Haskins
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Thomas Merton- Being Stronger Than I Think

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.      Thomas Merton
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Elisabeth Kubler-Ross- Those Who Experience Struggles, ​Trials, and Loss

The most beautiful people I've known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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Jason Scotts- In The Mist of Mistakes and Imperfection

Even in the mist of imperfection or mistakes, you can appreciate and draw close to your strengths. Jason Scotts
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Zelig Pliskin- You Have Value and Worth

You have infinite value and worth! You already know you have strengths and inner resources. But you have even more strengths and resources that you are not yet fully aware of, and they will enhance your life as you become more aware of them. There are many more strengths and inner resources that you can gain and build up from now on. Zelig Pliskin
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