Persistence Quotes

Just do what you do best.

Red Auerbach

Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it.

St. Teresa of Avila

Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.

Unknown

Some guys they just give up living, others start dying little by little piece by piece, some guys come home from work and wash up, and go racing in the streets.

Bruce Springsteen

If at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer.

Alan Lewis

For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.

Mary Kay Ash

People usually overestimate what they can achieve in a year and underestimate what they can achieve in ten years.

Anthony Robbins

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others let go.

William Feather

Persistence can grind an iron beam down into a needle.

Chinese Proverb

Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.

Eugene S. Wilson

Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Brian Tracy

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge

Money grows on the tree of persistence.

Japanese Proverb

You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you`re working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success - but only if you persist.

Isaac Asimov

Never give up.

Nancy Kerrigan

When life knocks you down you have two choices- stay down or get up.

Tom Krause

No great achievement is possible without persistent work.

Bertrand Russell

Persevere and get it done.

George Allen

Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.

Lord Chesterfield

Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.

Edward Harriman

It seems silly and churlish to attack others for their private beliefs, unless one is entirely convinced of the greater view that harm is caused by the persistence of that belief in society; but when pressed into engaging on the matter, I recall the question I asked myself many times until I found my own faith breaking down: Bearing in mind we can all utterly convince ourselves of things that are not true and that therefore important truths about the universe must surely always be based on more solid foundations than what my easily fooled, fickle feelings tell me what is it that supports this belief other than my own already-existing conviction?

Derren Victor Brown

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

Thomas Foxwell Buxton

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

Elbert Hubbard

For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.

Mary Kay Ash

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Updated On : June 25, 2013
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