90 Perseverance Quotes

Read these perseverance quotes for thoughts and reasons on why and how to persevere. To show perseverance means to keep going despite difficulties and challenges.

To persevere is to show determination and persistence, with the goal of not giving up. You may run into obstacles and roadblocks, but you find a way over them, or around them, or under them. You figure it out. Some say have said a person with perseverance is like "a dog after a bone."

  1. "Skill comes from consistent and deliberate practice." Shawn Allen, No Limits

  2. Every time you fail and get back up. You practice perseverance, which is the key to life. Your strength comes in your ability to recover.
    Michelle Obama
    Words of Encouragement

  3. One stitch and then another, and the longest rent is mended;
    One step and then another, and the longest task is ended.
    H. D. Hubbard
    Poems about Perseverance

  4. Perseverance is the one rule that will lead to the hilltops of life. Helena T. Doocey
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  5. Patient effort, perseverance and hard work each day properly directed will surely bring success. Malcolm D. Lambourne

  6. All the performances of human art at which we look with praise or wonder are instances of the resistless force of perseverance. Dr. Johnson

  7. Ambition without perseverance would be but half equipped in the accomplishment of its object. Those two must go hand in hand. A. E. R.

  8. Perseverance is the quality that enables weak men to become the equals of strong men. What the strong man can do at once the weak man can do by accomplishing a little at a time. M. A. Dunn

  9. Success in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and perseverance. E. C. Dowden

  10. Never despair, keep pushing on. Sir Thomas Lipton
  11. "Never despair, keep pushing on." Sir Thomas Lipton
    Famous Quotes

  12. "Also, be sure to offer constant positive reinforcement and praise for their efforts as this will motivate and inspire them to persevere." Katrina Kahler, Confident Kids
    Motivational Quotes About Life

  13. "Perseverance is trying and trying, And trying again each day F. M. O'Rouke, Let's Persevere
    Determination Quotes

  14. No matter what may be happening in your life, it is encouraging to learn how other people have persevered and found their silver linings. David Mezzapelle, 10 Habits of Truly Optimistic People
    Persistence Quotes

  15. It ain't nothing you can't have if you willing to persevere! Willing to stick in there! Eric Thomas
    Daily Inspiration

  16. There's nothing wrong with getting knocked down, as long as you get right back up. Muhammad Ali
    Famous Quotes about Life

  17. Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. Julie Andrews

  18. To persevere in life one must have that stick-ability to do as we aim, to go onward toward progress no matter what incumbrances affront us. Stella W. Scharff

  19. Perseverance conquers all things; it is the key to success. Keeping on is good but keeping on keeping on to the end wins the day, every time. S. E. Adkins

  20. Perseverance conquers nations, its attainments are beyond limit. Amie Smith

  21. Perseverance is the guide-post to success and achievement and the road to pleasure and happiness. Charles Francis Glass

  22. We can better enjoy the blessings we get from perseverance, as they have a higher value than things easily gotten, and we keep them longer and treasure them higher on account of the persevering effort we made to get them. Charles Francis Glass

  23. Don't give up in times of difficulty. Persevere on as there will be an end to these. Edward Dunedin
  24. "Don't give up in times of difficulty. Persevere on as there will be an end to these." Edward Dunedin, Inspirational Quotes And Idioms On Life
    Inspirational Quotes

  25. "Perseverance means that achieving a goal is not an 'if' possibility but, instead is a 'definite' passion. Byron Pulsifer, Achieving Goals
    Inspirational Poems

  26. To succeed in baseball, you must learn not how to avoid failure, but how to quickly bounce back from it - with optimism and perseverance. Darrin Donnelly, Relentless Optimism: How a Commitment to Positive Thinking Changes Everything
    Sports Quotes

  27. "The affirmation of strong perseverance, of keeping at it, of continuous, undeviating effort, is bound to pay off ultimately if you have the inner compulsion to visualize and keep at it." Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

  28. "For those who actually researched leaders, the inventors, the financially successful, there is one secret found within them all. Don't be disappointed. The secret is a simple one that we can all do if we put our mind to it. The secret - it is perseverance." Catherine Pulsifer, Perseverance An Essay
    Encouraging Poems

  29. Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. Vince Lombardi

  30. "So, what does perseverance mean? It means that one possesses persistence, tenacity, determination, and staying power. This in turn means, when applied to a problem or issue that needs to be resolved, that the individual never gives up, never quits and never sees defeat until the problem, challenge, project, obstacle is resolved to a satisfactory level." Byron Pulsifer, Problem Solving Skills

  31. Perseverance is persistence the prize of not giving up. Jane Tedesco
  32. Perseverance is persistence "the prize of not giving up." Jane Tedesco, Perseverance Doesn't Mean Hope Has To Die
    Giving Up

  33. Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourself a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Helen Keller
    Graduation Quotes

  34. "In addition to the well-known people who had to persevere, there have been countless others whose names we do not know, but whose failures or mistakes became some of the best-known, best-selling products in the world today." Joyce Meyer, Never Give Up!
    Quotes about Overcoming

  35. "I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards." Abraham Lincoln
    Cute Life Quotes

  36. "I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed." Booker T Washington

  37. "Good things take time." Saying

  38. "One day someone is going to come to you and ask how you did it. Because you were creative, because you persevered, because you persisted through the resistance, you will be able to hold your chin up and help someone else overcome." David DeNotaris
    Helping Others

  39. Life can be filled with failures, but only those who don't persevere adopt failure as the way it has to be. Byron Pulsifer, The Greeting Card That Woke Me Up
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  40. A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. Christopher Reeve
  41. "A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles." Christopher Reeve

  42. "You could consider a new beginning as the start of a new year. A fresh start, a new goal, a year to make your dreams come true. Be determined and persevere." Catherine Pulsifer
    New Year

  43. "The winner doesn't lose hope, he perseveres . . . he keeps going until he works things out . . . he finds other viable solutions." Dr. Irene Kassorla
    Hope Poem

  44. "Don't worry about genius. Don't worry about being clever. Trust to hard work, perseverance and determination. And the best motto for a long march is: 'Don't grumble. Plug on!'" Sir Thomas Treves

  45. "Larry Bird and Sir Richard Branson believed in their ability to achieve their dreams, neither succumbed to doubt or fear of failure, and both persevered until their dreams became their reality." Sullins Stuart, Imagine Believe Become
    Dream Quotes

  46. "Success at anything requires two vital ingredients: enthusiasm and perseverance. Both can be helped by the broad view that looks beyond temporary difficulties and disappointments to a great goal." Norman Vincent Peale

  47. "During difficult seasons we gain strength and learn to persevere." Scott Gordon, Tough Times Cannot Last Forever

  48. Successful people never, never give up. Lynda Field
  49. "Persistence is the quality of winners. Successful people never, never give up." Lynda Field, Weekend Life Coach

  50. To persevere means having the ability and the composure to hold back and wait for something to happen without feeling anxious, becoming irritated or panicked. Remi Duyile, Perseverance: Winning Key to your destiny

  51. Always think ahead, dream ahead and persevere to go that far. Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion
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  52. We all make mistakes, but the winner knows that success comes from perseverance. Judy Ford
  53. "We all make mistakes, but the winner knows that success comes from perseverance: trying, failing, learning, and doing it again until he succeeds." Judy Ford, Wonderful Ways to Love a Child
    Mistake Quotes

  54. "Don't let yourself be intimidated by obstacles. When you persevere they will melt away." lance dale, A Shot of Positivity
    Inspirational Quotes for Kids

  55. The greatest recipe in life is the one which has more ingredients of perseverance and dedication within the mixture.
    B. C. Artworst
    Dedication Quotes

  56. "It is perseverance which distinguishes the strong from the weak." Author Unkown
    Being Strong

  57. Life is not easy for any of us. We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves Marie Curie
  58. "Life is not easy for any of us. We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained." Marie Curie

  59. "Part of life is understanding that real change and progress comes with dedicated perseverance but also realizing that challenges, obstacles and roadblocks will appear from time to time." Robert Rivers, Happiness Is Possible

  60. There are none so blind as those who will not see and there are none so ignorant as those who don't have the perseverance to learn. Ian Gibbs, The Sorites Principle
    Personal Development

  61. "Ardent interest, focused practice, and perseverance are pillars for the solid stone foundation of success." Lee David Daniels, Grit for Kids

  62. "We must always keep in mind that whatever God charges us to do something, he always provides us with strength and perseverance to endure any bump in the road that might come." Christopher Goodman, The Best Life Lessons, Inspirations And Quotes

  63. Having perseverance is all about being able to bounce back and keep moving forward. Jason Scotts
  64. "Having perseverance is all about being able to bounce back and keep moving forward." Jason Scotts, Train Your Brain and Mental Strength
    Moving Forward Quotes

  65. "The key to achieving success is believing in yourself and having the strength and motivation to persevere." Jane John-Nwankwo, Success Is For The Ready
    Believe In Yourself

  66. "Sometimes luck can be that driving force that catapults your life into a storm of success along with hard work, dedication and perseverance." Zak Frazer, Mastering Motivation

  67. "When we choose faith over fear, trusting that God can make a way where there is no way, we can persevere through the changing seasons of life." Candy Paull, The Heart of Abundance

  68. You must keep at it, someday soon your perseverance will reap rewards. Domenico Mazza
  69. "You must keep at it, someday soon your perseverance will reap rewards." Domenico Mazza, How to Find Your Passion

  70. "Throughout life we have often heard that 'perseverance pays off'..... elders often teach the values of hard work, focus, dedication and perseverance. James A. Dula, PhD

  71. "Perseverance was forged in the fires of your own determination. Its powers are activated when we ignore the negativity and keep working towards our goals." Jake Smith, 10 Steps To A Happier Life

  72. "So, hope is a combination of setting goals, having the tenacity and perseverance to pursue them, and believing in our own abilities." Brené Brown, Daring Greatly
    Hope Quotes

  73. "Amidst life's challenges, taking refuge in inspirational reading serves as a strong pillar that encourages perseverance, endurance and overcoming." T Whitmore, Thinking Positive Daily

  74. Perseverance is a behavior, a purposeful action to pursue a goal or task despite obstacles. Laila Sanguras
  75. Perseverance is a behavior, a purposeful action to pursue a goal or task despite obstacles. Laila Sanguras, Grit in the Classroom

  76. "In one word mental fortitude is grit, the ability to persevere and maintain passion for long-term goals." James O'Donnell, How to Become Patient

  77. The instances of men, in this and other countries, who, by dint of persevering application and energy ... have raised themselves from the humblest ranks of industry to eminent positions of usefulness and influence in society ... Samuel Smiles, Self Help with Illustrations of Conduct and Perseverance

  78. "Being genuinely happy is something that take practice, perseverance, and patience." Dr. Lauren Cunning, Hardwiring Happiness

  79. "Think about your capabilities, your strength, your perseverance, and your resilience. Give yourself a pat on the back." Kate Anderson, 100 Positive Morning Thoughts

  80. You gotta start it, get through the middle of it, the doldrums, and you finish it! Eric Thomas
    Positive Attitude

  81. "Quitting and blaming have become more common in today's culture rather than perseverance and responsibility." Dr. Rob Bell; Bill Parisi, Don't "Should" On Your Kids

  82. "Regardless of race, it is a far tougher journey from the jaws of poverty to the upper reaches of society, but with belief and perseverance, anything is possible." Rose Marie Whiteside, As For Me And My House

  83. Passion and perseverance, it turns out, matter more than talent or intelligence when it comes to being successful. Linda Kaplan Thaler, Grit to Great

  84. practice, perseverance and patience
  85. "The three P's Practice, perseverance and patience are the qualities you will need in order to become the author of your own story." Robin Roberts, What do I do now

  86. "Some things are kind of obvious when it comes to leadership. You have to be a great communicator, have very high integrity and have tremendous perseverance and stamina." Suresh Basandra, Management and Leadership Questions and Answers

  87. "Perseverance is what keeps your engine going, long after you run out of gas. It's your crazy factor. It's also known as hunger." Anthony Frasier, Don't Dumb Down Your Greatness
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  88. "By highlighting your past successes, you can gain a better understanding about existing qualities that you would like to preserve or expand upon." Nathan Arthur, Mission Statement

  89. ".... Disney was a very complex man, imbued with an iron-like drive to succeed. A man of persistence and perseverance, he would push, prod and press those around him as he would himself." Daniel Alef, Walt Disney
    Walt Disney Quotes

  90. God works all things for good to those who love Him and persevere through to victory. Faith Marie Baczko
  91. "God works all things for good to those who love Him and persevere through to victory." Faith Marie Baczko, In His Image God

  92. If you dare to believe that God has something great in store for you to do, to accomplish, or to achieve, you must be prepared to persevere in spite of your setbacks and challenges. Cindy Trimm, PUSH

  93. Results! Why man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know of several thousand things that won't work." Thomas A. Edison
    Funny Work Quotes

  94. "Perseverance is a necessary trait which is possessed by all successful students. Perseverance speaks to a refusal to give up the pursuit of a goal despite attendant difficulties." Lisa Marie Stringer, 5 Rules to Persevering In Your Life
    Never Quit

  95. "Living a clutter-free life can be a challenging task. Decluttering your life, mind, work and home takes a lot of perseverance." K. Collins, Declutter Your Home Effectively

  96. "Within each person there is a spark; a spark that only you can ignite. Your spark will allow you to see a future that is more rewarding, which leads you to setting a goal, which leads you to take action where perseverance is your secret weapon." Catherine Pulsifer, Perseverance An Essay

  97. Instead of viewing failure as the end, successful people persevere and try again. Skip Powell
  98. "Instead of viewing failure as the end, successful people persevere and try again." Skip Powell, Success Habits 101
    Success Quotes

  99. "Looking at successful people we see that they persevered, and apply the lessons they learn, and went on to achieve success. Don't believe me, then read some biographies of successful people, you will see challenges and issues that they faced, but you will also see a determination and that they turned what they learned into knowledge. Catherine Pulsifer, Og Mandino Wisdom
    Quotes on Life Lessons

  100. "Your spark will allow you to see a future that is more rewarding, which leads you to setting a goal, which leads you to take action where perseverance is your secret weapon." Catherine Pulsifer, Perseverance An Essay
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  101. "Martin Luther King, Jr. left an indelible mark on the hearts of the American people by his perseverance and non-violent ways. Larry Berg Martin Luther King, Jr.: Life Lessons from the King Who Had a Dream
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  102. No great work is ever done in a hurry. To develop a great scientific discovery, to paint a great picture, to write an immortal poem, to become a minister, or a famous general; to do anything great requires time, patience and perseverance. These things are done by degrees, "Little by Little." W. J. Wilmont Buxton

  103. "Perseverance is defined as, 'steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.' Words that describe perseverance are: determinations, dedication, keep going. Catherine Pulsifer, Dreams Can Be Achieved

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