Sometimes you just have to die a little inside


It will motivate you, recharge you and help you reclaim your inner strength when you need it.

Here are 15 of the most thought-provoking, encouraging and helpful quotes for the times when life is hard and you need to stay strong.

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”


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

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”

“When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.”

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”

“Love does not dominate; it cultivates.”
“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”

“He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.”

“I like criticism. It makes you strong.”

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.”

“We acquire the strength we have overcome.”

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”

“It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more ‘manhood’ to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.”

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

“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.”

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”

“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.”

“The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.”

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”

“Concentration is the secret of strength.”

“Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.”

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

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”

Stay Strong Quotes by Louisa May Alcott
“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”

“Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’

“Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.”

“Problems are not stopped signs, they are guidelines.”

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”

“Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.”


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