Quotes About Persistence

Quotes tagged as "persistence" (showing 1-30 of 516)
Maya Angelou
“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.”
Maya Angelou

Winston S. Churchill
“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston S. Churchill

Robert Frost
“The best way out is always through.”
Robert Frost

Roy T. Bennett
“Keep Going

Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Roy T. Bennett
“When the going gets tough, put one foot in front of the other and just keep going. Don’t give up.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Tupac Shakur
“Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature's laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to by keeping it's dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared.”
Tupac Shakur, The Rose That Grew from Concrete

Roy T. Bennett
“Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Tom Hiddleston
“You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.”
Tom Hiddleston

Roy T. Bennett
“Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Calvin Coolidge
“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men 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

Thomas A. Edison
“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”
Thomas A. Edison

Roy T. Bennett
“It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down.”
Roy T. Bennett

Joyce Meyer
“One mistake does not have to rule a person's entire life.”
Joyce Meyer, Any Minute

Winston S. Churchill
“If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.”
Winston S. Churchill

Criss Jami
“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Criss Jami
“The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Isaac Asimov
“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

Roy T. Bennett
“The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Cormac McCarthy
“Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.”
Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Octavia E. Butler
“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice.”
Octavia E. Butler, Bloodchild and Other Stories

James A. Michener
“Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.”
James A. Michener

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Don't ever give up.
Don't ever give in.
Don't ever stop trying.
Don't ever sell out.
And if you find yourself succumbing to one of the above for a brief moment,
pick yourself up, brush yourself off, whisper a prayer, and start where you left off.
But never, ever, ever give up.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Eena, The Tempter's Snare

Hal Borland
“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”
Hal Borland

Peter F. Drucker
“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.”
Peter F. Drucker

John Wesley
“Unless God has raised you up for this very thing, you will be worn out by the opposition of men and devils. But if God be for you, who can be against you? Are all of them together stronger than God? O be not weary of well doing!”
John Wesley

T.F. Hodge
“The sky is not my limit...I am.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

Kobayashi Issa
“O snail
Climb Mount Fuji
But slowly, slowly!”
Kobayashi Issa

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“The only things you learn are the things you tame”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Louis Sachar
“It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.”
Louis Sachar

Robin S. Sharma
“Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end.”
Robin S. Sharma, The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life

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