There is genius in persistence. It conquers all opposers. It gives confidence. It annihilates obstacles. Everybody believes in a determined man. People know that when he undertakes a thing, the battle is half won, for his rule is to accomplish whatever he sets out to do.
Best Quotes about Perseverance
If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
If you keep working at it, in the last analysis, you win. They've got to kill us a hundred times. All we have to do is kill them once.
We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
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!
DeVos, Richard M.
Your biggest break can come from never quitting. Being at the right place at the right time can only happen when you keep moving toward the next opportunity.
A man is not finished when he's defeated; he's finished when he quits.
Nixon, Richard M.
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.
Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.
All great achievements require time.
Schwartz, David J.
Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
King, Billie Jean
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.
Forbes, B. C.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Edison, Thomas A.
The most essential factor is persistence -- the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
Riley, James Whitcomb
Nothing in the 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.
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty give way.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta suit up for them all.
Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.
Riley, James Whitcomb
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Boys, there ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending your whole life commiserating that you got the raw deals. You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.
Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.
No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round.
Corbett, James J.
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. that's not the place to become discouraged.
Edison, Thomas A.
You have to keep plugging away. We are all growing. There is no shortcut. You have to put time into it to build an audience
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
I never gave up, even when people told me I'd never make it.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
If you haven't struck oil in the first three minutes - stop boring!
The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.
Lots of people limit their possibilities by giving up easily. Never tell yourself this is too much for me. It's no use. I can't go on. If you do you're licked, and by your own thinking too. Keep believing and keep on keeping on.
Peale, Norman Vincent
Success... seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again. [Proverbs 24:16]
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together yield themselves up when taken little by little.
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!
Treves, Sir Thomas
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they have gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you. Except the Will which says to them; Hold on!
I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise.
One should act in consonance with the way of heaven and earth, which is enduring and eternal. The superior man perseveres long in his course, adapts to the times, but remains firm in his direction and correct in his goals.
My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.
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