55 True Strength Quotes On Success In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging true strength quotes, true strength sayings, and true strength proverbs.

Best True Strength Quotes

  1. “In compassion lies the world’s true strength.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  2. “Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.” ~ Chris Bradford
  3. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  4. “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
  5. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~ T. S. Eliot

  6. “It takes true strength of character to redefine your limits by pushing past them.” ~ Katherine Reutter
  7. “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  8. “Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles.” ~ Alex Karras
  9. “It’s the easiest thing in the world for a man to deceive himself.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  10. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  11. “What is done in love is done well.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  12. “Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.” ~ Albert Einstein
  13. “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” ~ Laozi
  14. “Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water!” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  15. “True strength is delicate.” ~ Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

  16. “True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.” ~ Henry Miller
  17. “Strength must build-up, not destroy. It should outdo itself, not others who are weaker. Used without responsibility, it causes nothing but harm and death. I can lift the heaviest weights, but I can not take the responsibility off my shoulders. Because the way we use our strength defines our fate. What traces will I leave on my path into the future? Do we really have to kill in order to live? My true strength lies in not seeing weakness as weakness. My strength needs no victims. My strength is my compassion.” ~ Patrik Baboumian
  18. “Conquering others takes force, conquering yourself is true strength.” ~ Laozi
  19. “Discipline is money in the bank. A real friend, true strength.” ~ Henry Rollins
  20. “You never know yourself until the chips are down. True strength is not measured when your at your strongest, but when you’re at your weakest.” ~ Rashad Evans

  21. “Within our perceived weaknesses and imperfections lies the key to realizing our true strength.” ~ Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
  22. “The man armed with knowledge has a better chance of survival than the man who is simply the fittest. Knowledge is the true strength. Muscle is where the myth is.” ~ Suzy Kassem
  23. “How many of us have had our hearts broken for whatever reason yet find the courage to continue to reach out for love. Emotional vulnerability is true strength to me.” ~ Michelle J. Howard
  24. “You’re wrong! That’s not why Kagome was born! Kagome taught me how to smile, how to believe in people! Kagome was the reason I could make friends and rely on those friends! To shed tears for others, to understand true strength and kindness…They’re all things I learned from Kagome! Kagome was born to meet me! And I was born for her!” ~ Rumiko Takahashi
  25. “Anyone can pluck a flower true strength is knowing how to give it life” ~ Aprilynne Pike

  26. “And to all those who have wondered if America’s beacon still burns as bright – tonight we proved once more that the true strength of our nation comes not from our the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals: democracy, liberty, opportunity, and unyielding hope. For that is the true genius of America – that America can change. Our union can be perfected. And what we have already achieved gives us hope for what we can and must achieve tomorrow.” ~ Barack Obama
  27. “We have proved that the true strength of our nation comes not from the scale of our wealth but from the power of our ideals – opportunity, democracy, liberty and hope.” ~ Barack Obama
  28. “I must admit that I do have a particular soft spot for the character of the chameleon-trickster goddess Ris in Dreams of the Compass Rose. Ris has gone through the whole spectrum of personal change and has had the longest road of all. And in the end she chooses to come back to the world, to guide, and to help, and to open the eyes of those who are suffering. In that is her true strength and humorous wisdom. I really do like her a whole lot.” ~ Vera Nazarian
  29. “True strength is shown by the person who remains humble, quiet, & positive throughout all adversity and maintains their path towards success.” ~ Behdad Sami
  30. “For this is the true strength of guilty kings, When they corrupt the souls of those they rule.” ~ Matthew Arnold

  31. “My mother is my hero just because, what life becomes about is overcoming adversity, and I watched her overcome so many things in life but still able to smile. See it’s one thing to overcome adversity and to be scarred and to carry that with you but when you have somebody overcomes adversity and they’re still able to smile that’s something else. That’s true strength.” ~ Rashad Evans
  32. “Germany had come late to feast at the table of colonialism and did not feel that the division of colonial spoils at that particular moment in time reflected its true strength and its true weight in the imperialist world.” ~ Gerald Horne
  33. “The further he raided, the closer he came to the other rooms. Those unused, cobwebbed chambers of her heart. Would he dare to venture there? She doubted. Jumping off a cliff was a flashy sort of courage, but a man would need true strength and valor to break through those padlocked doors. There were dark, uncharted spaces within her that had been built to house love, and even she was afraid to explore them. Terrified to learn just how vast and how achingly empty they truly were.” ~ Tessa Dare
  34. “The true strength of rulers and empires lies not in armies or emotions, but in the belief of men that they are inflexibly open and truthful and legal. As soon as a government departs from that standard it ceases to be anything more than ‘the gang in possession,’ and its days are numbered.” ~ H. G. Wells
  35. “True strength lies in action. Let the weak react to me.” ~ Kamahl

  36. “Enthusiasm is always connected with the senses, whatever be the object that excites it. The true strength of virtue is serenity of mind, combined with a deliberate and steadfast determination to execute her laws. That is the healthful condition of the moral life; on the other hand, enthusiasm, even when excited by representations of goodness, is a brilliant but feverish glow which leaves only exhaustion and languor behind.” ~ Immanuel Kant
  37. “There is nothing as strong as tenderness, And nothing as tender as true strength.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales
  38. “Ahimsa is not mere negative non-injury. It is positive, cosmic love. It is the development of a mental attitude in which hatred is replaced by love. Ahimsa is true sacrifice. Ahimsa is forgiveness. Ahimsa is Sakti (power). Ahimsa is true strength.” ~ Sivananda , True strength quotes love
  39. “If you are content with being nobody in particular, content not to stand out, you align yourself with the power of the universe. What looks like weakness to the ego is in fact the only true strength. This spiritual truth is diametrically opposed to the values of our contemporary culture and the way it conditions people to behave.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  40. “True strength isn’t in killing—or ignoring—your opponent, it’s in having the will to shield those who need your protection.” ~ Ilona Andrews

  41. “If only we try to live sincerely, it will go well with us, even though we are certain to experience real sorrow, and great disappointments, and also will probably commit great faults and do wrong things, but it certainly is true, thatit is better to be high-spirited, even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent. It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love, is well done.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  42. “Mental toughness is many things. It is humility because it behooves all of us to remember that simplicity is the sign of greatness and meekness is the sign of true strength. Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  43. “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. Nothing worthwhile is easy. Your ability to overcome unfavorable situations will provide you with time to demonstrate your true strength and determination for success. Always set your standards high, your greatest achievements lie within the infinite feats you achieve in your life.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  44. “True strength lies in our knowing, individually, what we are, who we are, and what we want.” ~ Paget Brewster

  45. “It is only by practicing through a continual succession of agreeable and disagreeable situations that we acquire true strengths. To accept that pain is inherent and to live our lives from this understanding is to create the causes and conditions for happiness.” ~ Shunryu Suzuki
  46. “If your senses are numbed with delusion and denial, you will stop looking for these true strengths and wind up living a second-rate version of someone’s life rather than a worldclass version of your own” ~ Donald O. Clifton
  47. “We are born male. We must learn to be men. Remember, strength is a force. It is an attribute of the heart. Its opposite is not weakness and fear, but confusion, lack of clarity, and lack of sound intention. If you are able to discern the path with heart and follow it even when at the moment it seems wrong, then and only then are you strong. Remember the words of Tao te ching. “The only true strength is a strength that people do not fear.” Strength based in force is a strength people fear. Strength based in love is a strength people crave.” ~ Kent Nerburn
  48. “In the make-up of human beings, intelligence counts for more than our hands, and that is our true strength.” ~ Ovid
  49. “True strength is not always shown through victory. Stand up, try again and display strength of heart.” ~ Rickson Gracie

  50. “You may look through the streets of heaven, asking each how they came to b there, and you will look in vain everywhere for a person who is morally and spiritually strong, whose strength did not come to him in struggle. There is no exception anywhere. Every true strength is gained in struggle.” ~ Phillips Brooks
  51. “The true strength of any relationship is measured in bad times not good.” ~ Miles J. Stanford
  52. “The true strength of the Christian is the power of truth and love, which leads to the renunciation of all violence. Faith and violence are incompatible.” ~ Pope Francis
  53. “True strength is the courage to admit our weaknesses.” ~ Simon Sinek

  54. “To give up is easy. But to hold it together when everyone else thinks you’d fall apart is true strength.” ~ Erin Andrews
  55. “My negotiation skills are on par with George Bush’s reading ability. And just like Dubya, every time I’ve tried to put forth an effort, I am reminded that my only true strength lies in drinking.” ~ Chelsea Handler

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