Perseverance Quotes, Saying

From time to time, we all need inspiration to keep moving forward. These perseverance quotes and sayings are a great source of wisdom to keep you motivated for whatever challenges come your way.


    Best perseverance quotes

    Perseverance is the ability to keep going even when things are tough. It is the strength to keep trying, even after you have failed. Perseverance is essential for success in all areas of life, from academics to career to relationships.

    Here are some of the best perseverance quotes to inspire you to keep going and find success, even when things are tough.

    1.) Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
    Thomas Edison

    2.) Fall seven times and stand up eight.
    Japanese proverb

    3.) It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

    4.) Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    5.) Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.

    6.) A winner is just a loser who tried one more time.
    George M. Moore Jr.

    7.) You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.
    Babe Ruth

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

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    Perseverance quotes about life

    1.) Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
    Marie Curie

    2.) Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering I will try again tomorrow.
    Mary Anne Radmacher

    3.) In the realm of ideas, everything depends on enthusiasm. In the real world, all rests on perseverance.
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    4.) Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear obstacles vanish.
    John Quincy Adams

    5.) Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    6.) Everything works out in the end. If it hasn’t worked out yet, then it’s not the end.
    Tracy McMillan

    7.) A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.
    Helen Keller

    Perseverance quotes about love

    1.) Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and above all, love.
    Swami Vivekananda

    2.) Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.
    Roy T. Bennett

    Short perseverance quotes

    1.) Never, never, never give in!
    Winston S. Churchill

    2.) The best way out is always through.
    Robert Frost

    3.) We will either find a way or make one.

    4.) I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.
    Abraham Lincoln

    5.) Perseverance, the secret of all triumphs.
    Victor Hugo

    6.) When things go wrong, don’t go with them.
    Elvis Presley

    7.) If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
    H.G. Wells

    8.) It’s always too soon to quit!
    Norman Vincent Peale

    9.) It always seems impossible until it is done.
    Nelson Mandela

    10.) It’s not how we fall. It’s how we get back up again.
    Patrick Ness

    Funny perseverance quotes

    1.) A few fly bites cannot stop a spirited horse.
    Mark Twain

    2.) The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.
    Will Rogers

    3.) I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
    Thomas Edison

    4.) It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
    Albert Einstein

    5.) The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.
    Henry Ward Beecher

    Perseverance quote by Winston Churchill

    Inspirational perseverance quotes

    1.) You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
    C.S. Lewis

    2.) Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.
    Winston Churchill

    3.) Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
    William Feather

    4.) Whatever necessity lays upon thee, endure; whatever she commands, do.
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    5.) Perseverance is the act of continuing to move forward, even when you want to give up.
    Rachel Scott

    6.) Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
    Walter Elliot

    Motivational sayings

    7.) Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.
    George Whitefield

    8.) Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
    Herbert Kaufman

    9.) Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.

    10.) Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
    Thomas Carlyle

    11.) All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
    Samuel Beckett

    About success

    12.) I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
    Frank Lloyd Wright

    13.) Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
    Robert Collier

    14.) Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.
    Leigh Mitchell Hodges

    15.) Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
    Winston Churchill

    16.) Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
    Benjamin Disraeli

    17.) 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

    Sports perseverance quotes

    1.) Champions keep playing until they get it right.
    Billie Jean King

    2.) The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
    Vince Lombardi

    3.) Perseverance is the act of true champions.
    Richelle E. Goodrich

    4.) Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.

    5.) The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.
    Tommy Lasorda

    6.) Going on one more round, when you don’t think you can, that’s what makes all the difference in your life.
    Sylvester Stallone

    From athletes

    7.) I have failed again and again throughout my life. And that is why I succeed.
    Michael Jordan

    8.) Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
    Babe Ruth

    9.) Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    Vince Lombardi

    Business perseverance quotes

    1.) I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
    John D. Rockefeller

    2.) Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
    Conrad Hilton

    3.) The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying.
    John C. Maxwell

    4.) Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
    Samuel Johnson

    5.) Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
    Henry Ford

    6.) A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
    B.F. Skinner

    For leadership

    7.) 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

    8.) It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required.
    Winston S. Churchill

    9.) Perseverance is the steadfast pursuit of an objective despite obstacles, difficulties or discouragement.
    Albert Schweitzer

    Ovid quote about persistence

    Education perseverance quotes

    1.) A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
    Francis Bacon

    2.) Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
    Abraham Lincoln

    3.) Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
    John Quincy Adams

    For teachers and students

    4.) Continuous effort — not strength or intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential.
    Winston S. Churchill

    5.) Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.
    St. Catherine of Siena

    Famous perseverance quotes

    1.) If you are going through hell, keep going.
    Winston S. Churchill

    2.) Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.
    Teddy Roosevelt

    3.) Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
    Louis Pasteur

    4.) You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
    Margaret Thatcher

    5.) When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    6.) Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
    Newt Gingrich

    7.) Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
    Martin Luther

    From celebrities

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

    9.) Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.
    Marilyn Monroe

    10.) It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
    Andy Warhol

    From movies

    11.) It’s not about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.
    Sylvester Stallone, Rocky

    From books

    12.) Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
    A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

    13.) “If we walk far enough,” says Dorothy, “we shall sometime come to someplace.”
    L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    From authors

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

    15.) Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
    Harper Lee

    16.) You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
    Maya Angelou

    Perseverance proverbs

    1.) Without perseverance talent is a barren bed.
    Welsh proverb

    2.) The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

    We hope these perseverance quotes inspire and motivate you to take on any of life’s challenges. For more uplifting words, check out these quote lists:

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    By Greg Johnson | Published 10/12/2023