Perseverance Quotes

Jujitsu is blood, sweat and tears. It takes hard work, perseverance and tenacity to be successful.

Jose Ortiz

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Perseverance, n. A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.

Ambrose Bierce

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.

Thomas Carlyle

Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one.

Laurence Stern

Perseverance does not equal worthiness.

Dr. Gregory House

Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Vince Lombardi

I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.

Anthony Hamilton

Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Vince Lombardi

How often do we sigh for opportunities of doing good, whilst we neglect the openings of Providence in little things, which would frequently lead to the accomplishment of most important usefulness! Dr. Johnson used to say, "He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do any." Good is done by degrees. However small in proportion the benefits which follow individual attempts to do good, a great deal may thus be accomplished by perseverance, even in the midst of discouragements and disappointments

George Crabbe

Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. It is not idly, passively waiting and hoping for some good thing to happen. It gives us hope by helping us realize that the righteous suffer no failure except in giving up and no longer trying. We must never give up, regardless of temptations, frustrations, disappointments, or discouragements.

Joseph P. Wirthlin

No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.

Ramana Maharshi

Genius is divine perseverance. Genius I cannot claim nor even extra brightness but perseverance all can have.

Woodrow T. Wilson

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.

Henry Ward Beecher

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill ... Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.

Thomas Foxwell Buxton

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.

Dr. Samuel Johnson

Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent

William Cobbett

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

Charles H. Spurgeon

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.

Walter Elliott

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.

Newt Gingrich

This yoga should be practiced with firm determination and perseverance, without any mental reservation or doubts.

Bhagavad Gita

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength but by perseverance.

H. Jackson Brown

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.

Samuel Johnson
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