Endurance Quotes

The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.

Charles Dickens

Out of suffering comes the serious mind; out of salvation, the grateful heart; out of endurance, fortitude; out of deliverance faith.

John Ruskin

Desolation is a file, and the endurance of darkness is preparation for great light.

St. John of the Cross

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.


Suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope .


Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.

Thomas Carlyle

There is a strength of a quiet endurance as significant of courage as the most daring feats of prowess.

Henry Tuckerman

Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.

William Barclay

Endurance is nobler than strength and patience than beauty.

John Ruskin

To endure what is unendurable is true endurance.

Japanese Proverb

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

Heroism is endurance for one moment more.

George F. Kennan

Suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope


Endurance and to be able to endure is the first lesson a child should learn because it’s the one they will most need to know.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests.

Chester Irving Barnard

Patient endurance attaineth to all things; who God possesseth in nothing is wanting; alone God sufficeth.

St. Teresa of Avila

Endurance is the crowning quality…

James Russell Lowell

Endurance is frequently a form of indecision.

Elizabeth Bibesco

Use your brain, not your endurance.

Peter Thomson

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.

John Ruskin

Endurance is patience concentrated.

Thomas Carlyle

People need trouble -- a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it. Artists do; I don't mean you need to live in a rat hole or gutter, but you have to learn fortitude, endurance. Only vegetables are happy.

William Faulkner
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