Persistence Quotes

What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning - and some of them many times over - what do you find? That you can swim? Well - life is just the same as learning to swim! Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!

Alfred Adler

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

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

Napoleon Hill

God is with those who persevere.

quran

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

Benjamin Franklin

Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.

Orison Swett Marden

That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.

William Blake

Do not turn back when you are just at the goal.

Publilius Syrus

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

Ted W. Engstrom

Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.

Paul J. Meyer

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

John R. Wooden

A man may fight fiercely to hold his own in business; but he does not need to fight to get ahead of someone in the elevator, or up the car steps, or at the post office window. And no matter how strong competition is, business and personal courtesy make it easier and pleasanter for everybody.

William H. Hamby

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert J. Collier

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.

F. Scott Fiztgerald

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful.

Brian Tracy

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Quitting is only a short cut to losing.

Unknown

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

Unknown

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

Julie Andrews

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Updated On : June 25, 2013
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