23 Quotes For When You’re Feeling Weak & Need A Push To Get Back On Your Feet

Dennis Flinsenberg
Dennis Flinsenberg


“And once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in.”

— Haruki Murakami


“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”

— Khalil Gibran


“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

— Abraham Lincoln


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

— Ernest Hemingway


“Keep your head held high, gorgeous. There are people who would kill to see you fall.”

— Unknown


“There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.”

— Charles Dickens


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

— Vernon Howard


“We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.”

— Marilyn Monroe


“So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”

— Marilyn Monroe


“You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it.”

— Eckhart Tolle


“Strong women wear their pain like they do stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.”

— Harriet Morgan


“What happens when people open their hearts?” “They get better.”

— Haruki Murakami


“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.”

— Chris Bradford


“At the end of the day, all you need is hope and strength. Hope that it will get better and strength to hols on until it does.”

— Unknown


“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

— Mahatma Gandhi


“Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.”

— Christian D. Larson


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

— Marcus Aurelius


“The kind of beauty I want most is the kind that is hard to get – the kind that comes from within strength, courage and dignity.”

— Ruby Dee


“One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.”

— Albert Schweitzer


“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”

— Marilyn Monroe


“I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.”

— Haruki Murakami


“For example, the wind has its reasons. We just don’t notice as we go about our lives. But then, at some point, we are made to notice. The wind envelops you with a certain purpose in mind, and it rocks you. The wind knows everything that’s inside you. And not just the wind. Everything, including a stone. They all know us very well. From top to bottom. It only occurs to us at certain times. And all we can do is go with those things. As we take them in, we survive, and deepen.”

— Haruki Murakami


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

— Napoléon Bonaparte Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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