Perseverance Quotes

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

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Lao Tzu

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.

Buddhist Proverb

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

Woodrow T. Wilson

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

Ramana Maharshi

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

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

John Quincy Adams

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

Newt Gingrich

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

Walter Elliott

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

Charles H. Spurgeon

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

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

William Cobbett

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill

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

Dr. Samuel Johnson

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

Thomas Foxwell Buxton

Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.

Herodotus

I think that consistency kind of makes what I do gravitate towards becoming a movement.

Wiz Khalifa

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

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

Mark Twain

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 failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

Julie Andrews

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

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

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Updated On : January 14, 2013
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