Great Perseverance Quotes

Great Perseverance Quotes by Michael Jordan, Owen Feltham, Confucius, Abigail Adams, Vince Lombardi, Marilyn vos Savant and many others.

If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
Michael Jordan
The greatest results in life are usually attained by common sense and perseverance.
Owen Feltham
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.
Abigail Adams
All right mister, let me tell you that winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.
Vince Lombardi
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Abraham Lincoln
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Calvin Coolidge
Every obstacle yields to stern resolve.
Leonardo da Vinci
A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.
Vince Lombardi
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
Elbert Hubbard
If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Thomas A. Edison
If at first you don’t succeed, try hard work.
William Feather
If you can’t run, walk; if you can’t walk, crawl, but keep moving forward!
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The world is full of educated derelicts.
Calvin Coolidge
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Nelson Mandela
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Nelson Mandela said: ‘It always seems impossible until it’s done.’ Peace is possible.
John Bonifaz
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison
Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never — in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Winston Churchill
All great achievements require time.
Maya Angelou
If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Michael Jordan
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
Marian Wright Edelman
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
Oliver Goldsmith
Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.
Elbert Hubbard
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.
Napoleon Hill
The brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They are there to stop the other people!
Randy Pausch
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.
Dale Carnegie
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Billie Jean King
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill
It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.
Claude M. Bristol
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Christopher Morley
What I love about the East End is that theres a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.
Eddie Marsan
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
Thomas A. Edison
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.
William Edward Hickson
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Napoleon Hill
So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.
Og Mandino
What this power is, I cannot say… All I know is that it exists.
Alexander Graham Bell
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.
Ella Fitzgerald
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!
Hector Crawford
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Calvin Coolidge
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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.
Calvin Coolidge
If at first you don’t succeed, try management.
Stephen Hawking
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
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Newt Gingrich
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Napoleon Hill
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mark Twain
Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
Edward Eggleston
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Benjamin Franklin
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.
Orison Swett Marden
The harder I work the more I live.
George Bernard Shaw
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.
Ella Fitzgerald
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.
Lee Iacocca