Perseverance Quotes

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He conquers who endures.
Fall seven times, stand up eight.
— Japanese proverb

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Whoever perseveres will be crowned.
Perseverance and audacity generally win.
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Fate gave to man the courage of endurance.
God is with those who patiently persevere.

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You're never a loser until you quit trying.


Without perseverance talent is a barren bed.

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You can't fall off the floor. Try once more.
Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination.


When a man's willing and eager, the gods join in.


As long as the day lasts, let's give it all we got.
Lord, give me the determination and tenacity of a weed.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Perseverance opens up treasures which bring perennial joy.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.


Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has,
is courage in a man.
Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.


A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he gives up.


The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
— Chinese proverb

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Whatever necessity lays upon thee, endure; whatever she commands, do.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.


This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
To presevere in one's duty and be silent, is the best answer to calumny.
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.

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Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

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A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.


Genius, that power which dazzles mortal eyes,
Is oft but perseverance in disguise.


Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and obstinacy in a bad one.


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


Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies in my tenacity.
It is not necessary to hope in order to undertake, nor to succeed in order to persevere.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
In the realm of ideas, everything depends on enthusiasm; in the real world, all rests on perseverance.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight—it's the size of the fight in the dog.

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Even in social life, it is persistency which attracts confidence more than talents and accomplishments.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then give up. There's no use in being a damn fool about it.

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Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.

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Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the man who endures that the final victory comes.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

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In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins— not through strength but by perseverance.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail of success.
I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.
All the performances of human art, at which we look with praise or wonder, are instances of the resistless force of perseverance.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.

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The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-it-iveness; third, common sense.

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Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.


I have begun several things many times, and I have often succeeded at last. I will sit down, but the time will come when you will hear me.
Perserverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.


Perseverance can lend the appearance of dignity and grandeur to many actions, just as silence in company affords wisdom and apparent intelligence to a stupid person.
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.


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.

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Success is a function of persistence and doggedness and the willingness to work hard for twenty-two minutes to make sense of something that most people would give up on after thirty seconds.

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The human capacity to fight back will always astonish doctors and philosophers. It seems, indeed, that there are no circumstances so bad and no obstacles so big that man cannot conquer them.


There are two ways of attaining an important end—force and perseverance. Force falls to the lot only of the privileged few, but austere and sustained perseverance can be practised by the most insignificant.
When we see ourselves in a situation which must be endured and gone through, it is best to make up our minds to it, meet it with firmness, and accommodate everything to it in the best way practicable. This lessens the evil; while fretting and fuming only serves to increase your own torments.
Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans. That the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves, too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred.
I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance. Unless you have a lot of passion about this, you're not going to survive. You're going to give it up. So you've got to have an idea, or a problem or a wrong that you want to right that you're passionate about; otherwise, you're not going to have the perseverance to stick it through.
When you want a thing deeply, earnestly and intensely, this feeling of desire reinforces your will and arouses in you the determination to work for the desired object. When you have a distinct purpose in view, your work becomes of absorbing interest. You bend your best powers to it; you give it concentrated attention; you think of little else than the realization of this purpose; your will is stimulated into unusual activity, and as a consequence you do your work with an increasing sense of power.
The problem with the Internet startup craze isn't that too many people are starting companies; it's that too many people aren't sticking with it. That's somewhat understandable, because there are many moments that are filled with despair and agony, when you have to fire people and cancel things and deal with- very difficult situations. That's when you find out who you are and what your values are. So when these people sell out, even though they get fabulously rich, they're gypping themselves out of one of the potentially most rewarding experiences of their unfolding lives. Without it, they may never know their values or how to keep their newfound wealth in perspective.