13 Quotes That Will Make You Feel Powerful AF

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When it comes to summoning inner strength, we don’t always know where to start. But sometimes, a few powerful quotes can be all we need to get us where we want to be. The words of wisdom below will make you realize the power you have within yourself to go out there and conquer the world.


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


“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


“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” ― Jane Austen


“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” — Ernest Hemingway


“It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.” ― Dalai Lama


“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.” — Walter Elliot


“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” — Walt Disney


“The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” — Kalpana Chawla


“A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” — Vernon Howard


“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” ― Maya Angelou

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“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” — Robert H. Schuller


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


“The best way out is always through.” — Robert Frost