Quotes on Courage and Strength (60 Quotes)

I’ve gathered the best quotes on courage and strength that will help you win over fear and help you pursue your dreams. These motivational quotes about strength and courage will inspire you to stay strong in your difficult times.


  • Short Quote for Courage and Strength (1-14)
  • Motivational Quotes for Strength and Courage (15-23)
  • Quotes of Courage and Strength for Inspiration (24-31)
  • Difficult Time Quotes About Strength and Courage (32-42)
  • Inner Strength Courage Quotes (43-51)
  • Quotes About Strength and Courage During illness (52-60)

Short Quote for Courage and Strength

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

2. “It takes strength to be firm, it takes courage to be gentle.”

3. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage and strength to pursue them…”

4. “Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.” – Ovid

5. “Love is not only about making sacrifices, love is about having the strength and courage as well.”

6. “Courage is not some degree to be achieved, It’s a conscious decision to be made!!”

7. “To trust is to be courageous because To be courageous is to trust yourself.”

8. “Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.”― Ruth Gordon

9. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”― Lao Tzu

10. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” ~ Mark Twain

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11. “It requires more courage to suffer than to die.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

12. “Have the courage to act instead of reacting.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

13. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” ~ Muhammad Ali

14. “Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.” ~ Ruth Gordon

Motivational Quotes for Strength and Courage

15. “Success will forever taunt the timid soul; And without strength and courage, Success is unattainable.”

16. “Accept the things those you can’t change … Have the courage to change the things you can… Have the strength to know the difference…”

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

18. “All you need is the plan, the road map, the courage, and the strength to press on to your destination.” ~ Earl Nightingale

19. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”~ Maya Angelou

20. “Have courage enough to accept what you can not change, but yet courageous enough to stand up and fight for what you can.” Robert M. Hensel

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21. “It takes strength and courage to come out and acknowledge who you really are. It takes courage. Denial is easier.” Paul Reidinger

22. “Your strength doesn’t come from winning. It comes from struggles and hardship. Everything that you go through prepares you for the next level.” – Germany Kent

23. “Strength and courage aren’t always measured in medals and victories. They are measured in the struggles they overcome. The strongest people aren’t always the people who win, but the people who don’t give up when they lose.” – Ashley Hodgeson

Quotes of Courage and Strength for Inspiration

24. “Face the truth and stop looking for the good in people that don’t exist. Accepting the truth is not a sign of weakness, but courage and strength.”

25. “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflections.” – Thomas Paine

26. “There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” ~ Ronald Reagan

27. “Let us not treat those who are ill or have been injured as if they are lazy or malingering. Instead, let us take a closer look at what courage and strength it takes to live with a physical limitation.” – Sherri Connell

28. “When we trust God, we find the strength, courage, and clarity needed to move beyond the people and situations that challenge what we know to be true and right in our hearts.” – Iyanla Vanzant

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29. “Standing courageously for an unpopular opinion isn’t easy, but the rewards of standing courageously for the truth will last forever.” Rick Warren

30. “It takes strength and courage to enter analysis, and even strength and courage to come through it successfully.”

31. “Courage is the ability to face challenges. Courage gives us strength to hold on to our dreams in the midst of trying times.” – Sharon Cook

Difficult Time Quotes About Strength and Courage

32. “It can be challenging to deal with difficult and uncertain times. But your strength and courage help you win over all obstacles.”

33. “Sometimes difficult choices lead to the destination easily, only if we show our strength and courage to choose them.”

 34. “Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run, it is easier. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.”- Eleanor Roosevelt

35. “When something bad happens, you have three choices: You can either let it define you, let it destroy you,, or let it strengthen you.”– Unknown

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36. “Strength isn’t about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path and living with the consequences.”– Jenny Trout

37. “It takes courage to start again after you have failed. It takes courage to face the world alone after a breakup. It takes courage to do the right thing when nobody’s watching.”

38. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail to practice being brave.” ~ Mary Tyler Moore

39. “When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.” – Queen Elizabeth II

40. “The most painful moment in my life also became the moment I showed the most strength and courage.” Cecelia Ahern

41. “It takes strength and courage to stand by your decisions and see them through to the end.” BJ Binning

42. “Courage is the ability to face challenges. Courage gives us strength to hold on to our dreams in the midst of trying times.” – Sharon Cook

Inner Strength Courage Quotes

43. “I know what I want, I have a goal, an opinion, I have a religion and love. Let me be myself and then I am satisfied. I know that I’m a woman, a woman with inward strength and plenty of courage.” ― Anne Frank

44. “Everything you need is within you, the strength, courage, and confidence to change your life. You just need to look within yourself and find it.” ~ Amanda Ray

45. “Everyone has the ‘intelligence’ to “know” the difference between right and wrong. But only a few have the ‘courage’ to “choose” the right over the wrong.”

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46. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You can say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’”– Eleanor Roosevelt

47. “Self-love and believing in yourself gives you the strength and courage to change your life.” ~ Amanda Ray

48. “Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.” ~ Katherine Dunham

49. “It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

50. “You have power over your mind―not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

51. “Sometimes your courage won’t be loud and you will probably not get an actual medal for it. However, it will do so much more for you as a person — it will help you build confidence and inner strength.”

Quotes About Strength and Courage During illness

52. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. May you always find the strength and courage you need to face every situation.”

53. “It takes strength to be certain, it takes courage to have doubt. It takes strength to fit in, it takes courage to stand out.” -Author Unknown

“Every time you have the courage to face your fears, you become a stronger person.” Barbara White

54. “No one escapes pain, fear, and suffering. Yet from pain can come wisdom, from fear can come courage, from suffering can come strength – if we have the virtue of resilience.” Eric Greitens

55. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

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56. “Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” – Tori Amos

57. “Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.” – Ovid

58. “You either get bitter or you get better. It’s that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you.” – Josh Shipp

59. “You are strong when you know your weaknesses. You are beautiful when you appreciate your flaws. You are wise when you learn from your mistakes.” – Unknown

60. “I fight for my health every day in ways that most people don’t understand. I’m not lazy. I’m a warrior!” – Unknown