Top 25 Yoga Quotes about Strength: Get Swole!

Some types of yoga practice can help you become stronger physically and mentally. If you’re looking for a little inspiration before your next difficult session, yoga quotes about strength can serve as reminders for how to focus on a practice and work out consistently.

Yoga Quotes about Body Strength

1.Amit Ray

“Yoga means addiction – addiction of energy, strength, and beauty to body, mind, and soul.”

2. Jim Rohn

“Take care of your body; it is the only place you have to live.”

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3. Joel Kramer

“Yoga is a dance between control and surrender – between pushing and letting go – and when to push and to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your well-being.”

4. Sri Dharma Mittra

“Move your joints every day. You have to find your own tricks. Bury your mind deep in your heart, and watch the body move by itself.”

5. Rolf Gates

“In asana practice, we learn to cherish each breath, to cherish every cell in our bodies. The time we spend on the mat is love in action.”

6. Rodney Ye

“Yoga is really trying to liberate us from…. Shame about our bodies. To love your body is a very important thing – I think the health of your mind depends on you being able to love your body.”

7. B.K.S Iyengar

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.”

8. Aadil Palkhivala

“True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; yoga is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been; yoga cares about the person you are becoming. Yoga is designed for vast and profound purpose, and for it to be fully called yoga, its essence must be embodied.”

Yoga Quotes about Our Inner Strength

9. Tehmina Durrani

“I found an inner strength to fight for myself. It was clear that nobody else would.”

10. Mahatma Gandhi

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

11. Marcus Aurelius

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

12. Kathryn Budig

“Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.”

13. Gautama Buddha

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

14. Shiva Rea

“Balancing in Yoga and life is a reflection of our inner state.”

15. Hatha Yoga Pradipika

“When the breath wanders, the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed, the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore one should learn to control the breath.”

16. Annie Wood Besant

“Whatever powers are manifested throughout the world, those powers exist in germ, in latency, in you…. If you realize the unity of the Self amid the diversities of the Not-Self, then yoga will not seem an impossible thing to you.”

17. Debasish Mridha

“You may not be able to control the whole world, but you may learn to control your inner world through Yoga.”

Yoga Quotes about Spiritual Strength

18. T.Krishnamacharya

Inhale and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold exhalation, and surrender to God.”

19. Sri.B.K.S. Iyengar

“Yoga is like music. The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul creates the symphony of life. “

20. Swami Vivekananda

“Tell your body that it is strong, tell your mind that it is strong, and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself.”

21. Gurmukhi Kaur Khalsa

“In our uniquely human capacity to connect movement with breath and spiritual meaning, yoga is born.”

22. B.K.S. Iyengar

“I am standing on my own altar; the poses are my prayers.”

23. Terri Guillemets

“Chair pose is a defiance of spirit, showing how high you can reach even when you are faced down.”

24. B.K.S Iyengar

“The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.”

25. Jared Brock

Inner stillness is the key to outer strength.

The Final Word on Yoga Quotes about Strength

Yoga can promote physical and mental strength in different ways.

Some poses, like the side plank and corpse pose, are challenging to maintain for long periods. Similarly, the art of focusing on one’s breath takes time to cultivate, but it can transfer over into other parts of your life.

That said, if you practice regularly you will become more aware of how and where you’re restricted, in body or mind. You’ll also enjoy our round up of the best yoga quotes on love.