Perseverance Quotes

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

Julie Andrews

Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all men who would mount, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd

Benjamin Disraeli

Perseverance is a principle that should be commendable in those who have judgment to govern it

Mark Twain

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.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.

Robert Benchley

Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail.

Marva Collins

The arms we have been compelled by our enemies to assume we will, in defiance of every hazard, with unabating firmness and perseverance, employ for the preservation of our liberties being with one mind resolved to die free rather than live slaves

Thomas Jefferson

Perseverance... keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.

William Shakespeare

Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.

Ambrose Bierce

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other

Walter Elliot

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

John Quincy Adams

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

John Quincy Adams

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.

Plutarch

In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.

Mao Tse-Tung

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.

John D. Rockefeller

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.

John D. Rockefeller

Genius is perseverance in disguise

Mike Newlin

For all things difficult to acquire, the intelligent man works with perseverance.

Lao Tzu

Perseverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall.

Sydney J. Harris

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

H. Jackson Brown

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

Samuel Johnson 1709

Any damn fool can put on a deal, but it takes genius, faith and perseverance to create a brand.

David Ogilvy
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