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If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. ~ Roy T. Bennett

 

The art of living has taught you a lot about adversity and perseverance.

Use these quotes as motivators and reminders of what constitutes strength. Allow your strengths and dedication to propel you into greatness.

Enjoy these inspiring quotes about strength and greatness.

 

Quotes to Inspire Strength and Greatness

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. ~ Bob Marley

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. ~ Bob Marley

The great are only great because we are on our knees; let us rise up. ~ Louis-Marie Prudhomme

The great are only great because we are on our knees; let us rise up. ~ Louis-Marie Prudhomme

Everything great is not always good; but all good things are great. ~ Demosthenes

Everything great is not always good; but all good things are great. ~ Demosthenes

There is no true greatness in this world, nor is any mortal really wise. ~ Catherine the Great

There is no true greatness in this world, nor is any mortal really wise. ~ Catherine the Great

Great warriors, like great earthquakes, are principally remembered for the mischief they have done. ~ Christian Nestell Bovee

Great warriors, like great earthquakes, are principally remembered for the mischief they have done. ~ Christian Nestell Bovee

The great would not think themselves demigods if the little did not worship them. ~ Pierre-Claude-Victor Boiste

The great would not think themselves demigods if the little did not worship them. ~ Pierre-Claude-Victor Boiste

The superiority of some men is merely local; they are great because their associates are little. ~ Samuel Johnson

The superiority of some men is merely local; they are great because their associates are little. ~ Samuel Johnson

Nature produces in every age men suited to be great men; but the times do not always allow them to develop their talents. ~ Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle

Nature produces in every age men suited to be great men; but the times do not always allow them to develop their talents. ~ Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle

Subtract from a great man all that he owes to opportunity and all that he owes to chance, all that he has gained by the wisdom of his friends and by the folly of his enemies, and the giant will often be left a pigmy. ~ Thomas Barlow

Subtract from a great man all that he owes to opportunity and all that he owes to chance, all that he has gained by the wisdom of his friends and by the folly of his enemies, and the giant will often be left a pigmy. ~ Thomas Barlow

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else. ~ Umberto Eco

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else. ~ Umberto Eco

So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable. ~ Aldous Huxley

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else. ~ Umberto Eco  So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable. ~ Aldous Huxley

…the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new. ~ Niccolò Machiavelli

…the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new. ~ Niccolò Machiavelli

Learn to stand in awe of thyself. ~ Democritus

Learn to stand in awe of thyself. ~ Democritus

It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. ~ H. Norman Schwarzkopf

It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. ~ H. Norman Schwarzkopf

A great deal of talent is lost in the world for the want of a little courage. ~ Sydney Smith

A great deal of talent is lost in the world for the want of a little courage. ~ Sydney Smith

Every day sends to their graves a number of obscure men who have only remained in obscurity because their timidity has prevented them from making a first effort; and who, if they could have been induced to begin, would in all probability have gone great lengths in the career of fame. ~ Sydney Smith

Every day sends to their graves a number of obscure men who have only remained in obscurity because their timidity has prevented them from making a first effort; and who, if they could have been induced to begin, would in all probability have gone great lengths in the career of fame. ~ Sydney Smith

The fact is, that to do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can. ~ Sydney Smith

The fact is, that to do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can. ~ Sydney Smith

It will not do to be perpetually calculating risks and adjusting nice chances...at present a man waits, and doubts, and consults his brother and his particular friends, till one fine day he finds...that he has lost so much time in consulting...that he has no more time to follow their advice. ~ Sydney Smith

It will not do to be perpetually calculating risks and adjusting nice chances...at present a man waits, and doubts, and consults his brother and his particular friends, till one fine day he finds...that he has lost so much time in consulting...that he has no more time to follow their advice. ~ Sydney Smith

Daring and wisdom should go together. ~ James G. Birney

Daring and wisdom should go together. ~ James G. Birney

Running from your problems is a race you’ll never win. ~ Scott Mescudi (aka Kid Cudi)

Running from your problems is a race you’ll never win. ~ Scott Mescudi (aka Kid Cudi)

In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety. ~ Abraham Maslow

In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety. ~ Abraham Maslow

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. ~ Steve Jobs

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. ~ Steve Jobs

...They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. ~ Steve Jobs

...They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. ~ Steve Jobs

…They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. ~ Steve Jobs

…They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do. ~ Steve Jobs

It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles... ~ Sun Tzu

It is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles... ~ Sun Tzu

...if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one... ~ Sun Tzu

...if you do not know your enemies but do know yourself, you will win one and lose one... ~ Sun Tzu

...if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle. ~ Sun Tzu

...if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle. ~ Sun Tzu

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. ~ Publilius Syrus

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. ~ Publilius Syrus

There is always something to suggest that you’ll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving. ~ Phylicia Rashad

There is always something to suggest that you’ll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving. ~ Phylicia Rashad

Courage baffles ill fortune. ~ Nuno Álvares Botelho

Courage baffles ill fortune. ~ Nuno Álvares Botelho

Big dreams create the magic that stir men’s souls to greatness. ~ Bill McCartney

Big dreams create the magic that stir men’s souls to greatness. ~ Bill McCartney

If we survive danger, it steels our courage more than anything else. ~ Barthold Georg Niebuhr

If we survive danger, it steels our courage more than anything else. ~ Barthold Georg Niebuhr

Courage begun with deliberate constancy, and continued without change, doth seldom fail. ~ Appian (Appianus Alexandrinus)

Courage begun with deliberate constancy, and continued without change, doth seldom fail. ~ Appian (Appianus Alexandrinus)

Strength commands respect. ~ Olive R. Seward

Strength commands respect. ~ Olive R. Seward

The strength even of weak men when united avails much. ~ Homer

The strength even of weak men when united avails much. ~ Homer

Strength is born in the deep silence of long suffering hearts, not amidst joy. ~ Felicia Dorothea Hemans

Strength is born in the deep silence of long suffering hearts, not amidst joy. ~ Felicia Dorothea Hemans

Strength alone knows conflict; weakness is below even defeat, and is born vanquished... ~ Sophie-Jeanne Soymonof Swetchine

Strength alone knows conflict; weakness is below even defeat, and is born vanquished... ~ Sophie-Jeanne Soymonof Swetchine

Greatness is goodness displayed. ~ Mencius

Greatness is goodness displayed. ~ Mencius

Desire, burning desire, is basic to achieving anything beyond the ordinary. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

Desire, burning desire, is basic to achieving anything beyond the ordinary. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

In every instance, those who are successful love what they are doing. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

In every instance, those who are successful love what they are doing. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

It is a well-known fact that the attitude, the thinking of each of us, must be right before we can do what’s right. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

It is a well-known fact that the attitude, the thinking of each of us, must be right before we can do what’s right. ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

No man is free who cannot command himself. ~ Pythagoras

No man is free who cannot command himself. ~ Pythagoras

The greatest hero is not he who subdues nations, but he who conquers himself. ~ John Jeffrey

The greatest hero is not he who subdues nations, but he who conquers himself. ~ John Jeffrey

Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself... ~ Johann Georg Zimmerman

Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself... ~ Johann Georg Zimmerman

Ignorance of self is man’s weakness at heart. ~ Martin Farquhar Tupper

Ignorance of self is man’s weakness at heart. ~ Martin Farquhar Tupper

Let him not imagine who aims at greatness that all is lost by a single adverse cast of fortune... ~ Henry Venn

Let him not imagine who aims at greatness that all is lost by a single adverse cast of fortune... ~ Henry Venn

The efficiency of great men constitutes their greatness. ~ Orson Squire Fowler

The efficiency of great men constitutes their greatness. ~ Orson Squire Fowler

It is not the greatness of a man’s means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants. ~ William Cobbett

It is not the greatness of a man’s means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants. ~ William Cobbett

The superior man is he who develops in harmonious proportions his moral, intellectual, and physical nature... ~ Douglas William Jerrold

The superior man is he who develops in harmonious proportions his moral, intellectual, and physical nature... ~ Douglas William Jerrold

Greatness of any kind has no greater foe than in temperance. ~ Sir Walter Scott

Greatness of any kind has no greater foe than in temperance. ~ Sir Walter Scott

...true greatness never struts on the stilts, or plays the king on the stage... ~ Thomas Gale

...true greatness never struts on the stilts, or plays the king on the stage... ~ Thomas Gale

Just take any step, whether small or large. And then another and repeat day after day. It may take months, maybe years, but the path to success will become clear. ~ Aaron Ross

Just take any step, whether small or large. And then another and repeat day after day. It may take months, maybe years, but the path to success will become clear. ~ Aaron Ross

You cannot change what you are; only what you do. ~ Philip Pullman

You cannot change what you are; only what you do. ~ Philip Pullman

If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. ~ Roy T. Bennett

If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down. ~ Roy T. Bennett

No one could be able to lift the limit you’ve put against yourself. You’ve the final say where you would like to conclude your journey. ~ Assegid Habtewold

No one could be able to lift the limit you’ve put against yourself. You’ve the final say where you would like to conclude your journey. ~ Assegid Habtewold

Greatness or dignity does not so much consist in possessing honors as in deserving them. ~ Aristotle

Greatness or dignity does not so much consist in possessing honors as in deserving them. ~ Aristotle

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. ~ George Bernard Shaw

I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly. ~ Oprah Winfrey

I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly. ~ Oprah Winfrey

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. ~ James Baldwin

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. ~ James Baldwin

 

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