25 Quotes About Resilience to Remind You of Your Strength When You’re Struggling
Not only does our resilience help us overcome obstacles in life, it can also help us cultivate a calmer mind, maintain our composure, provide a boost in our self-esteem, strengthen our relationships, and can make you a happier person. Use the quotes below to remind you of your strength and resilience when you’re struggling.
“We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face…we must do that which we think we cannot.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” — Vivian Greene
“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” — J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.' -- Anna FreudClick To Tweet
“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
“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” — Bob Marley
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” — Maya Angelou
“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
“The very things that hold you down are going to lift you up.” — Timothy Mouse, Dumbo“Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.” -- Katherine DunhamClick To Tweet
“A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” — Vernon Howard
“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
“Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.” — Henry Rollins
“It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.” — Dalai Lam“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.’ “ -- Mariah CareyClick To Tweet
“I spent my young adult years postponing many of the small things that I knew would make me happy…I was fortunate enough to realize that I would never have the time unless I made the time. And then the rest of my life began.” — Dr. Chris Peterson
“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” — J.K. Rowling
“All things which greatly hurt me greatly teach me.” — Karen Salmansohn
“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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -- Winston S. ChurchillClick To Tweet
“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
“You have power over your mind―not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” — Marcus Aurelius
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” — Christopher Reeve“Success and failure come and go, but don’t let them define you. It’s who you are that matters.” -- Kamal Ravikant, Live Your TruthClick To Tweet
“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” — Anna Quindlen
Remember, you’re so much stronger than you realize!
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