Perseverance Quotes

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

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

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

Walter Elliott

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

Winston Churchill

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

Walter Elliot

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

Ambrose Bierce

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

Benjamin Franklin

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

William Shakespeare

The characteristic of a genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when you have resolved to be great, abide by yourself, and do not weakly try to reconcile yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be the common, nor the common the heroic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Persistence and determinationalone are omnipotent. The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge

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

Woodrow Wilson

The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.

Ted W. Engstrom

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

H. Jackson Brown

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George E. Allen

It is a shameful thing for the soul to faint while the body still perseveres.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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

I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.

Steve Jobs

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Updated On : January 14, 2013
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