Enjoy these inspirational perseverance quotes.
Words from famous people who have experieinced the benefit of persevering. People who never give up no matter what challenge they faced.
This skill is one that is essential to any success. We hope you enjoy these quotes and sayings.
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"Remember, perseverance allows you to get back on track when you hit a detour. It is a skill that focuses you to keep going, to not give up.
"Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times."
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all."
"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
"Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance."
"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
"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
"Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th."
"A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success."
"If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying. 'Here comes number seventy-one!'"
Richard M. Devos
"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
"Adversity isn't set against you to fail; adversity is a way to build your character so that you can succeed over and over again through perseverance."
"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
"I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying."
"I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult. I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking."
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
"Perseverance, secret of all triumphs."
"Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence."
"History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats."
"We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough."
"Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible."
"Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another."
"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
"With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable."
Thomas Foxwell Buxton
"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go."
"There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything."
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."
Thomas A. Edison
"Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained."
"The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success."
"Persistence is a secret. Successful people know the secret - they realise that it is the main ingredient in winning at anything."
Andrew Matthews, Being Happy!
"When one gets to the place that seems impossible to go over or under or around - that is the place that decides victory or defeat. One's ability to persist at that point makes his victory."
Dorothea Kopplin, Something to Live By
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."