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Perseverance Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Perseverance:

A door opens to me. I go in and am faced with a hundred closed doors.
~ Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin.

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
~ Christopher Morley.

But the moment you turn a corner you see another straight stretch ahead and there comes some further challenge to your ambition.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
~ Charles Spurgeon Quotes.

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
~ Josh Billings Quotes.

Diamonds are only chunks of coal,
That stuck to their jobs, you see.
~ Minnie Richard Smith, Stick to Your Job.

Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer.
~ Author Unknown.

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
~ Dale Carnegie.

Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
~ Author Unknown.

Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
~ Earl Nightingale.

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
~ Japanese Proverb.

He conquers who endures.
~ Persius.

I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday.
~ Author Unknown.

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
~ Buddhist Saying.

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
~ Albert Einstein Quotes.

Keep going, that's good.
~ James Farmer Quotes.

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
~ Charles F. Kettering Quotes.

Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
~ Jacob A. Riis.

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
~ William James.

Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.
~ Author Unknown.

One may go a long way after one is tired.
~ French Proverb.

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes.

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Mrs. Warren's Profession, 1893.

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

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
~ Walter Elliott, The Spiritual Life.

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