101 Warrior Quotes About Bravery, Battles And Finding Your Strength

Georgia Stone
Dec 12, 2023 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Feb 19, 2021
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Looking for the best warrior quotes to develop that warrior spirit within yourself?

Boost up your confidence and become as brave as a warrior with the following warrior quotes. Here are the best warrior quotes about bravery, battles, and finding your strength.

A warrior quote is an inspirational quote about fighting battles, whether physical or metaphorical. These motivational warrior quotes are surely going to bring out the fighting spirit in you for a good cause. For more similar quotes, you might also like these warrior princess quotes and knight quotes.

Warrior Quotes About Winning

The best warrior quotes to wake up your inner warrior and go to war from Dan Millman and more.

1. "Victorious warriors draw their strength from the highest source; their love."

- Tapan Ghosh.

2. "Every warrior wants a worthy opponent. There is no redress in fighting the pathetic."

- Donna Lynn Hope.

3. "Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win."

- Sun Tzu.

4. "A warrior never worries about his fear."

- Carlos Castaneda.

5. "I'm a warrior for the middle class."

- Barack Obama.

6. "A true warrior fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him."

- G.K. Chesterton.

7. "There is no greater warrior than a mother protecting her child."

- N.K. Jemisin.

8. "Victory are reserved for those warriors who are willing to pay it's price."

- Sun Tzu.

9. "Every single girl, whether we want to recognize it or not, is a warrior."

- Marjorie Liu.

10. "For a warrior it is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace."

- Aristotle.

11. "A warrior has to believe, otherwise he cannot activate his intent positively."

- Theun Mares.

12. "Warriors should suffer their pain silently."

- Erin Hunter.

13. "To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment of your life."

- Chogyam Trungpa.

14. "The more you sweat in training, the less you will bleed in battle."

- Motto of the Navy Seals.

15. "A warrior accepts the challenges of life in true humility. No matter what his destiny may be, it can never be a cause for discontent, but a living challenge which it is his privilege to surmount."

- Theun Mares.

16. "A warrior lives by acting, not by thinking about acting, nor by thinking about what he will think he has finished acting."

- Carlos Castaneda.

17. "A warrior's greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."

- Confucius.

18. "A warrior does not give up what he loves, he finds the love in what he does."

- Dan Millman.

19. "The greatest warriors know when to retreat."

- Maureen Joyce Connolly.

20. "A warrior seeks to act rather than talk."

- Carlos Castaneda.

Peaceful Warrior Quotes

Find warrior quotes that will help you find your inner warrior and bring out your fighting spirit. With these inspirational quotes you can get to know how warriors think and how they fix their mind to never give up in any situation.

Learn all the things a warrior does with these warrior quotes, including a quote from the mightiest warrior, Confucius!

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21. "I'm a warrior when it comes to pursuing roles."

- Daniel Day-Lewis.

22. "A warrior must only take care that his spirit is never broken."

- Shissai.

23. "A warrior has to believe, for his belief is an essential part of his being."

- Theun Mares.

24. "Warriors don't raise to the level of expectations, they fall to the level of their training."

- Archilochus.

25. "Competition doesn't scare a true warrior, it makes him better."

- Andrew Whitworth.

26. "Every great warrior must learn to endure and overcome the adversities of life."

- Lailah Gifty Akita.

27. "The only thing a warrior cannot fight is her own fierce nature."

- Bianca Marais.

28. "The two most powerful warriors are patience and time"

- Leo Tolstoy.

29. "All men are warriors and life for everything in our universe is nothing but war."

- David Zindell.

30. "We choose whether to be warriors or to be ordinary."

- Carlos Castaneda.

31. "A warrior with a cause is the most dangerous soldier of all."

- Michael Scott .

32. "The warrior must never get angry in war."

- Lailah Gifty Akita.

33. "Any great warrior is also a scholar, and a poet, and an artist."

- Steven Seaga.

34. "The successful warrior is the average man with laser like focus."

- Bruce Lee.

35. "Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it is simply a brutality."

- James A. Garfield.

36. "He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior."

- Confucius.

37. "Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior."

- Karl von Clausewitz.

38. "You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice."

- Bob Marley.

39. "Warriors do not win victories by beating their heads against the walls, but by overtaking the walls. Warriors jump over walls; they don't demolish them."

- Carlos Castaneda.

40. "The path of a warrior is lifelong, and mastery is often simply staying on the path."

- Richard Strozzi-Heckler.

Warrior Princess Quotes

Warrior quotes can be about men or women. The best inspirational quotes on war and warriors will give you that encouragement you need in life to face your fears and live a life that you would love.

These best warrior quotes will boost your confidence and give you the inner will power to fight against anything life throws at you.

41.  "Being a warrior is an attitude."

- Santosh Kumar.

42. "I was on the path of the warrior, when I realized I was the warrior."

- Neetal Parekh.

43. "The warrior guided by the spirit serves humanity, the warrior without, serves the ego."

- Soke Behzad Ahmadi.

44. "Protecting yourself is self-defense. Protecting others is warriorship."

- Bohdi Sanders.

45. "You're the hunter, the warrior. You're stronger than anyone else here, that's your tragedy."

- Anne Rice.

46. "The true warrior isn't immune to fear. She fights in spite of it."

- Francesca Lia Block.

47. "Cowards hide but warriors lie and wait the only difference is whether you're motivated by fear or purpose."

- Neal Shusterman.

48. "A warrior of light does not postpone making decisions."

- Paulo Coelho.

49. "Warriors train, everyone else works out."

- Lahong Guro Earles.

50. "Let your plans be dark and as impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt."

- Sun Tzu.

51. "A warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or a curse."

- Carlos Castaneda.

52. "Warriors suffer for their dreams. Cowards pay for their fears."

- Matshona Dhliwayo.


"Nothing fires the warrior’s heart more with courage than to find himself and his comrades at the point of annihilation, at the brink of being routed and overrun, and then to dredge not merely from one’s own bowels or guts but from one’s discipline and training the presence of mind not to panic, not to yield to the possession of despair, but instead to complete those homely acts of order."

- Steven Pressfield.

54. "A warrior thinks of death when things become unclear. The idea of death is the only thing that tempers our spirit."

- Carlos Castaneda .

55. "Some warriors look fierce, but are mild. Some seem timid, but are vicious. Look beyond appearances; position yourself for the advantage."

- Deng Ming-Dao.

56. "Only as a warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge, and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges."

- Carlos Castaneda.

57. "The warrior's intention should be simply to grasp his sword and to die."

- Kiyomasa Kato.

58. "A warrior of light who trusts too much in his intelligence will end up underestimating the power of his opponent."

- Paulo Coelho.

59. "It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill."

- Emilie Autumn.

60. "The true warrior understands and seizes that moment by giving an effort so intense and so intuitive that it could only be called one from the heart."

- Pat Riley.

Encouraging Warrior Quotes

Even though some may think warriors should suffer, they couldn't be more wrong in life. Just as a warrior does not give up, by reading the following warrior quotes, you can develop a similar will power that you will love.

Be a warrior in your own life with these warrior quotes.

61. "And, though the warrior's sun has set, its light shall linger round us yet, bright, radiant, blest."

- Jorge Manrique.

62. "The average man is hooked to his fellow men, while the warrior is hooked only to infinity."

- Carlos Castaneda.

63. "All men are warriors and life for everything in our universe is nothing but war."

- David Zindell.

64. "Great warriors, like great earthquakes, are principally remembered for the mischief they have done."

- Christian Nestell Bovee.

65. "Warriors do not argue, but they take decisions."

- Chukwuemeka E.O.

66. "The warrior that has the most confidence in his abilities to fight is usually the most humble person you will ever meet."

- Terry Bryan.

67. "Strategy is the craft of the warrior."

- Miyamoto Musashi.

68. "Warriors use their intent and will to shape their lives. All of their actions are conscious, intentional, and complete."

-Kerr Cuhulain.

69. "It is not enough to win war; it is more important to organize the peace."

- Aristotle.

70. "Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body."

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca.

71. "A warrior must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul."

- David Gemmell.

72. "A warrior who is prepared to fight must also be prepared to die."

- Sun Tzu.

73. "The strength of a warrior is not defined by the wars he wins; but the times he seeks for peace."

- Aniket S. Sharma.

74. "No one's born to be a warrior, no one born an average man. We made one or the other and we try to understand, try to understand."

- Zac Brown Band.

75. "Tomorrow’s victory is today’s practice."

- Chris Bradford.

76. "Defeat exists but not suffering. A true warrior knows that when he loses a battle, he is improving the skill with which he wields a sword. He will be able to fight more skillfully next time."

- Paulo Coelho.

77. "The art of being a warrior is to balance the wonder and the terror of being alive."

- Carlos Castaneda.

78. "Weapons may be carried by creatures who are evil, dishonest, violent or lazy. The true warrior is good, gentle and honest. His bravery comes from within himself; he learns to conquer his own fears and misdeeds."

- Brian Jacques.

79. "Fate whispers to the warrior, 'You can not withstand the storm.' The warrior whispers back, 'I am the storm.'"

- Jake Remington.

80. "The most effective way to live is as a warrior. A warrior may worry and think before making any decision, but once he makes it, he goes his way, free from worries or thoughts; there will be a million other decisions still awaiting him. That’s the warrior’s way."

- Carlos Castaneda.

Powerful Way Of The Warrior Quotes

Do you want to win a war? Joking! True warriors suffer their pain quietly, without raging out.

A warrior cherishes the love he finds, to endure hardships and not die. Here are listed some of the most inspiring and famous warrior quotes by personalities from all around the globe. Churchill's quote has even been described by some as the most inspiring quote ever.

81."I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat. We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before us many, many long months of struggle and of suffering. "

- Winston S. Churchill.

82. "The wise warrior avoids the battle"

- Sun Tzu.

83. "A warrior's greatest enemy can also be his greatest teacher."

- Taran Matharu.

84. "Luck is simply the advantage a true warrior gains in executing the correct course of action."

- R.A. Salvatore.

85. "The only reason a warrior is alive is to fight, and the only reason a warrior fights is to win."

- Miyamoto Musashi.

86. "It's natural to feel fear. All great warriors are afraid. Only the stupid and the delusional are not."

- Rick Riordan.

87. "Some may be warriors, that others may live in peace."

- Mercedes Lackey.

88. "Fear doesn't go away. The warrior and the artist live by the same code of necessity, which dictates that the battle must be fought anew every day."

- Steven Pressfield.

89. "Fear is an aid to the warrior. It is small fire burning. It heats the muscles, making us stronger. Panic comes when the fire is out of control, consuming all courage and pride."

- David Gemmell.

90. "If you are a warrior, decency means that you are not cheating anybody at all. You are not even about to cheat anybody. There is a sense of straightforwardness and simplicity."

- Chogyam Trungpa.

91. "The big difference between a warrior and a victim is that the victim represses and the warrior refrains."

- Don Miguel Rui.

92. "This is the strange way of the world, that people who simply want to love are instead forced to become warriors."

- Lauren Oliver.

93. "A warrior may change his metal, but not his heart."

- Edgar Rice Burroughs.

94. "Warriors of light are not perfect. Their beauty lies in accepting this fact and still desiring to grow and to learn."

- Paulo Coelho.

95. "Surprise is the warrior's greatest weapon."

- Erin Hunter.

96. "Warriors know when to pick their fights."

- Sarah J. Maa.

97. "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."

- Margaret Thatcher.

98. "A warrior knows that the ends do not justify the means. Because there are no ends, there are only means."

- Paulo Coelho.

99. "Untroubled, scornful, outrageous that is how wisdom wants us to be: she is a woman and never loves anyone but a warrior."

- Friedrich Nietzsche.

100. "Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat."

- F. Scott Fitzgerald.

101. "One mark of a great soldier is that a great soldier fights on his own terms or fights not at all."

- Sun Tzu.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for warrior quotes, then why not take a look at these strong man quotes, or inner strength quotes for more great warrior quotes and other inspiring quotes?

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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