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30 Quotes About Strength That Will Lift You Up on Your Job Search

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A job search isn’t for wimps. Quotes about strength can keep your spirits high when you want to quit your job search. Searching for a job can be a rollercoaster of emotions. First you get an interview, then you have to wait. Anxiety sets in. You get a second interview, wheee and then you get the dreaded email with words like regret, unfortunately and best of luck.

Quotes Strength When You Want to Quit

  1. 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. Dale Carnegie

2. Tough times never last, but tough people do. Robert H. Schuller

3. It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary

4. Courage doesn’t 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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5. I like criticism. It makes you strong. LeBron James

6. Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength. Napoléon Bonaparte

7. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi

8. The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. R. G. Ingersoll

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

Quotes About Strength When You Are Sad

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

11. Kites rise highest against the wind – not with it. Winston Churchill

12. Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. Ovid

13. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford

14. Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill

15. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu

16. Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. Wayne Dyer

17. Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. John Wooden

Quotes About Strength from Strong Women

18. You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. Margaret Thatcher

19. Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. Ann Landers

20. Where there is no struggle, there is no strength. Oprah Winfrey

21. Strength is the ability to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of those pieces. Judith Viorst

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22. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt

23. I realized that my strength was being different. Betsey Johnson

24. Being mentally strong doesn’t mean you won’t feel afraid. Instead, mental strength is about feeling afraid and doing it anyway. Amy Morin

25. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa

Quotes About Strength and Compassion

26. There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. Booker T. Washington

27. Do not pray for an easy life. Pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee

28. Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. Vincent van Gogh

29. Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack. Seneca

30. Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. John Ruskin

These quotes about strength should inspire you to keep going, no matter how rough the job search gets.


Kate Williams

Kate Williams is a business communications expert and is the editor of Job Affirmations. She is a professional resume writer and has studied Myers-Briggs personality types and how they influence career choice. Job Affirmations has hundreds of job descriptions categorized by the 16 Myers-Briggs types, by career interests and work values. Kate also shares her best writing tips including the proper formatting of emails and cover letters You'll find positive affirmations for work, inspirational quotes, career vision boards for your best year ever.


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