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Famous Perseverance Quotations

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"If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius."
by Joseph Addison
"The snow was falling heavily outside. I sat before a blank page for close to ten hours. I refused to get up; instead attempted with great pains to coerce stubborn thoughts from my noodle. Useless it seemed until the 11th hour and then all I'd seen and felt and heard, arrived, and was transcribed effortlessly like the tune of chirping birds."
by Greg Evans
"Those of us who have come to know him can only admire his courage and perseverance in the face of adversity that would wither, wither the will of other men."
by Chris Dodd
"We are saddened by the news of Jason Collier's sudden passing, ... He epitomized hard work, dedication and perseverance, and more importantly compassion, kindness and selflessness."
by David Stern
"Whatever honor there is in giving up, I want no part of."
by Greg Evans
"Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance."
by Anonymous
"If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance."
by Samuel Johnson
"Oh the places you'll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all."
by Anonymous
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb."
by Anonymous
"Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little."
by Plutarch
"Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak"
by Anonymous
"Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak."
by Thomas Carlyle
"Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours."
by Orison Swett Marden
"It's when things get rough and you don't quit that success comes."
by Source Unknown
"Paralyze resistance with persistence"
by Woody Hayes
"Long distance running is particularly good training in perseverance."
by Mao Zedong
"For me, what stands out is perseverance, ... This game is very tough politically. Sometimes you realize you have talent, and you have to go out and prove it and continue to work."
by Reggie Sanders
"Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air."
by John Quincy Adams
"Do not quit! Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard."
by Joseph Cossman
"Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions."
by I Ching
"I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature."
by John D. Rockefeller
"By perseverance the snail reached the ark."
by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
"Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless."
by Scott Hamilton
"All the performances of human art, at which we look with praise or wonder, are instances of the resistless force of perseverance; it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals."
by Samuel Johnson
"Desire to know why, and how - curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge - exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure."
by Thomas Hobbes
"Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure."
by George Eliot
"Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance."
by Samuel Johnson
"Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority"
by Vince Lombardi
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
by Samuel Johnson
"If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius."
by Joseph Addison
"In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins--not through strength but by perseverance."
by H. Jackson Browne
"In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests on perseverance."
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel."
by H. Jackson Brown Jr.
"Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained."
by Marie Curie
"Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves."
by Marie Curie
"Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained."
by Marie Curie
"Man is distinguished, not only by his reason; but also by this singular passion from other animals... which is a lust of the mind, that by a perseverance of delight in the continual and indefatigable generation of knowledge, exceeds the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure."
by Thomas Hobbes
"Perseverance, secret of all triumphs."
by Victor Hugo
"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did."
by Newt Gingrich
"Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other."
by Walter Elliot
"Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another."
by Anonymous
"Perseverance is not a long race it is many short races one after another."
by Walter Elliott
"Perseverance is more prevailing than violence and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little."
by Plutarch
"Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody"
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Perseverance and audacity generally win."
by Dorothee Deluzy
"Perseverance alone does not assure success. No amount of stalking will lead to game in a field that has none."
by I Ching
"Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success."
by Ambrose Bierce
"The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't."
by Henry Ward Beecher
"The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit."
by Mark Twain
"The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the ladder of patience and across the wide barren plains of perseverance. As yet, no short cut has ever been discovered."
by Joseph J. Lamb
"The surest method against scandal is to live it down by perseverance in well doing."
by Boerhaave
"Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure."
by Benjamin Disraeli
"Desire to know why, and how -- curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge -- exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure."
by Thomas Hobbes
"Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish."
by John Quincy Adams
"The road to perseverance lies by doubt."
by Francis Quarles
"There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time."
by Madame Swetchine
"The road to your championship will not be a smooth, wide and easily traveled freeway. No, great accomplishments are never realized without first having to endure steep climbs, hard falls and sharp turns. The key to your success is perseverance and focus. Keep your focus on that which you desire to accomplish, your championship, and continually discover ways to, and ways not to, achieve your goals. Fall down and/or get knocked down 10 times and get back up 11..., and in so doing learn, grow and move closer to your championship."
by Greg Werner
"With ordinary talents and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable."
by Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton
"The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't."
by Henry Ward Beecher
"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did."
by Newt Gingrich
"Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th."
by Julie Andrews
"Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody."
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature."
by John D. Rockefeller
"Don't worry about genius. Don't worry about being clever. Trust to hard work, perseverance and determination. And the best motto for a long march is: Don't grumble. Plug on!"
by Sir Thomas Treves
"Perseverance and audacity generally win!"
by Madame Dorothe Deluzy
"Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all those who would climb, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd."
by Benjamin Disraeli
"When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, ..."
by Jane Austen


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