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Top 650 Perseverance Quotes: Never Give Up (2023)

1. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted and bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker


2. “There should be no boundaries to human endeavor. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope.”– Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything


3. “We truly believe with hard work, dedication and perseverance, we can become the best at what we do. No one wants to become mediocre.” ~ Andy Biersack


4. “Learning a musical instrument is challenging, it demands fine motor skills and coordination. It develops children’s listening, thinking skills, imagination and perseverance. It brings out the very best in the children as they work collaboratively with their peers and teachers.”


5. “If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.” — Joseph Addison


6. “My attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again.” – Richard Branson


7. “When we see ourselves in a situation which must be endured and gone through, it is best to make up our minds to it, meet it with firmness, and accommodate everything to it in the best way practicable. This lessens the evil; while fretting and fuming only serves to increase your own torments.” – Thomas Jefferson


8. “In the realm of ideas, everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world, all rests on perseverance.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


9. Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all. — Sam Ewing, author


10. “There’s no such thing as too far. You understand? You push everything as far as you can. You push and you push and you push until it starts pushing back. And then you push some goddamn more.”– Walter Abrams, Two For The Money


11. “He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.” Chinese Proverb


12. “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.”– James 1:12


13. “Persistence means continuing firmly with a course of action despite obstacles and resistance.” – Sharon Cook and Graciela Sholander


14. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison


15. “I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.” —Mia Hamm


16. “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear, and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams


17. “Every time you fail and get back up. You practice perseverance, which is the key to life. Your strength comes in your ability to recover.” — Michelle Obama


18. “What’s done is done. What’s gone is gone. One of life’s lessons is always moving on. It’s okay to look back to see how far you’ve come but keep moving forward.” – Roy T. Bennett


19. “Don’t ever let somebody tell you can’t do something, not even me. Alright? You dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you can’t do it. If you want something, go get it. Period.”– Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness


20. “But they that wait upon the Lord will renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings as eagles; they will run and not be weary, and they shall walk and not faint.”– Isaiah 40:31


21. “You’ll find that education is just about the only thing lying around loose in this world, and it’s about the only thing a fellow can have as much of as he’s willing to haul away.” —John Graham


22. “All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed — only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle.”


23. “Patient effort, perseverance and hard work each day properly directed will surely bring success.” — Malcolm D. Lambourne


24. “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.


25. “You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.” Lou Holtz


26. “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins- not through strength but by perseverance.” – H. Jackson Brown


27. “The world just happens to you sometimes, is what I think. And people just gotta keep moving through it, best they can.”


28. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” - Dale Carnegie


29. “From my dad, I learned to be good to people, to always be honest and straightforward. I learned hard work and perseverance.” – Luke Bryan


30. “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” Norman Vincent Peale


31. “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


32. “Construct your determination with sustained effort, controlled attention, and concentrated energy. Opportunities never come to those who wait… they are captured by those who dare to attack.” – Paul J. Meyer


33. “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


34. “Also, be sure to offer constant positive reinforcement and praise for their efforts as this will motivate and inspire them to persevere.” Katrina Kahler, Confident Kids


35. “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.”


36. “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. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” – Calvin Coolidge, persistence quotes by Calvin Coolidge


37. 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.


38. 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. — Pele, Brazilian soccer player


39. “In my experience, nothing worthwhile has ever really been all that easy. But it certainly has been worthwhile regardless how difficult it seemed.” – Robert Fanney


40. “Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama


41. 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.


42. “Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.” — Patrick Lencioni


43. “You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.” – Marina Wright Edelman


44. “Martin Luther King, Jr. left an indelible mark on the hearts of the American people by his perseverance and non-violent ways. Larry Berg Martin Luther King, Jr.: Life Lessons from the King Who Had a Dream


45. “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.” – B.C. Forbes


46. “We look for people who demonstrate perseverance in the face of challenges, the ability to influence and motivate others – people who want to work relentlessly to ensure that kids who are facing the challenges of poverty have an excellent education.” – Wendy Kopp


47. “Like success, failure is many things to many people. With positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, and a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order to prepare to try again.”


48. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. — Colin Powell, first Black Secretary of State


49. “If you are doing all you can to the fullest of your ability as well as you can, there is nothing else that is asked of a soul.”- Gary Zukav


50. “May God grant us the wisdom to discover right, the will to choose it, and the strength to make it endure.” – Sean Connery, King Arthur


51. “A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities.” ~ Charles de Gaulle


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


53. “And once the storm is over you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”


54. “Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They’re realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks.” – Nan S. Russell


55. “”I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the unsuccessful ones is pure perseverance.” ~ Steve Jobs


56. “Anybody can quit. Only a real champion and a person of character and strength can keep going and refuse to give up.” – Sadie Robertson Huff


57. “It’s all a process, steps along a path. Becoming requires equal parts patience and rigor. Becoming is never giving up on the idea that there’s more growing to be done.”


58. “Some lean back. But those who lean forward are poised to cross the finish line, first!” – T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”


59. “I believe that persistent effort, supported by a character-based foundation, will enable you to get more of the things money will buy and all of the things money won’t buy.” – Zig Ziglar


60. “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” ~ John Quincy Adams


61. “We must always keep in mind that whatever God charges us to do something, he always provides us with strength and perseverance to endure any bump in the road that might come.” Christopher Goodman, The Best Life Lessons, Inspirations And Quotes


62. “Success at anything requires two vital ingredients: enthusiasm and perseverance. Both can be helped by the broad view that looks beyond temporary difficulties and disappointments to a great goal.” Norman Vincent Peale


63. “Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.” – Gillian Anderson


64. “If the decisions you make about where you invest your blood, sweat, and tears are not consistent with the person you aspire to be, you’ll never become that person.” ―Clayton M. Christensen


65. “If your mind is strong, all difficult things will become easy; if your mind is weak, all easy things will become difficult.” Chinese Proverb


66. “To succeed, you must have tremendous perseverance, tremendous will. “I will drink the ocean,” says the persevering soul; “at my will mountains will crumble up.” Have that sort of energy, that sort of will; work hard, and you will reach the goal.” – Swami Vivekananda


67. “Every Friday, I like to high five myself for getting through another week on little more than caffeine, willpower, and inappropriate humor.” —Nanea Hoffman


68. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” — Christopher Reeve


69. “But this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13-14)


70. “You need three things to win: discipline, hard work and, before everything maybe, commitment. No one will make it without those three. Sports teaches you that.”


71. “Everything that I’ve ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.” – Scott Hamilton


72. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” ~ Thomas Edison


73. “Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence.” – Lisa M. Amos


74. “I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult. I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.”– Og Mandino


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


76. “Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have the perseverance to realize the great life.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


77. “Perhaps the greatest display of self-discipline is persisting when the going gets tough. Persistence is self-discipline in action.” ― Brian Tracy


78. “When I began my humanitarian work, I understood that in order to gain credibility I needed patience, commitment and unwavering perseverance. I needed to ignore the skeptics.” ― Bianca Jagger


79. “When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.”


80. “Once adversity reveals your strength, and you know what you can endure, you become an irrepressible force of nature.”― Abigail Damoah


81. “Nature has given us all the pieces required to achieve exceptional wellness and health, but has left it to us to put these pieces together.”—Diane McLaren


82. “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” – John Quincy Adams


83. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits. — Michael Phelps, Olympic swimmer


84. “Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.”


85. “Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire.” – William Godwin


86. “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”– John 16:33


87. “Being the best means engineering your life so you never stop until you get what you want, and then you keep going until you get what’s next. And then you go for even more.”


88. “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


89. “It is a strange world, a sad world, a world full of miseries, and woes, and troubles. And yet when King Laugh come, he make them all dance to the tune he play. Bleeding hearts, and dry bones of the churchyard, and tears that burn as they fall, all dance together to the music that he make with that smileless mouth of him. Ah, we men and women are like ropes drawn tight with strain that pull us different ways. Then tears come, and like the rain on the ropes, they brace us up, until perhaps the strain become too great, and we break. But King Laugh he come like the sunshine, and he ease off the strain again, and we bear to go on with our labor, what it may be.”


90. “Since you have kept My command to endure patiently, I will also keep you from the hour of trial that is going to come on the whole world to test the inhabitants of the earth.”– Revelation 3:10


91. “Perseverance is the guide-post to success and achievement and the road to pleasure and happiness.” — Charles Francis Glass


92. “There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” —Mister Rogers


93. “We are looking for a set of personal characteristics that predict success, the first and foremost of which is perseverance in the face of challenges.” – Wendy Kopp


94. “Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.” – Orison Swett Marden


95. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie


96. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” Christopher Reeve


97. “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


98. “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential, these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” Confucius


99. “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.” – Pele


100. “We all make mistakes, but the winner knows that success comes from perseverance: trying, failing, learning, and doing it again until he succeeds.” Judy Ford, Wonderful Ways to Love a Child


101. “A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.” ~ Elbert Hubbard


102. “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


103. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali


104. “The difference between the difficult and the impossible is that the impossible takes a little longer time.” ~ Lady Aberdeen


105. “As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.” - Dr. Steve Maraboli


106. “Don’t be afraid to fail. It’s not the end of the world and in many ways it’s the first step toward learning something better and getting better at it.”– Jon Hamm


107. “Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.”– Leigh Mitchell Hodges


108. 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.


109. “Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realize the great life.” ~ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


110. A bend in the road is not the end of the road, unless you fail to make the turn. — Helen Keller, author, disability rights advocate, political activist


111. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” - Marie Curie


112. “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.”


113. “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


114. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing — that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar


115. “Don’t give up in times of difficulty. Persevere on as there will be an end to these.” Edward Dunedin, Inspirational Quotes And Idioms On Life


116. “You need to persevere so that when you have done that will of God, you will receive what he has promised.” – Hebrews 10:36


117. “Even though I didn’t feel like I had much to show yet, I was still an inspiration because my persistence at fighting for my dreams was encouraging to others.” – Tamara Rasheed


118. “Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.”


119. “Perseverance is the most underrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent, beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall.” — Sydney Harris


120. “The entrepreneurial life is one of challenge, work, dedication, perseverance, exhilaration, agony, accomplishment, failure, sacrifice, control, powerlessness… but ultimately, extraordinary satisfaction.”


121. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” – Rikki Rogers


122. “Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering ‘I will try again tomorrow.’”


123. “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


124. “Continuous effort–not strength or intelligence–is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill, persistence quotes Churchill


125. “Think P.I.G. – that’s my motto. P stands for Persistence, I stands for Integrity, and G stands for Guts. These are the ingredients for a successful business and a successful life.”- Linda Chandler


126. “Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge, and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness.”– 2 Peter 1:5-6


127. “I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.” – Arnold Palmer


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


129. “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.” ~ James Whitcomb Riley


130. “Be thankful for the bad things in life. They open your eyes to see the good things you weren’t paying attention to before.”


131. “The simple truth is that in order to become good, you have to be obsessed. You have to put in an awful lot of time and hard work and couple that with desire and unflagging perseverance.”


132. “Doubt is useful, it keeps faith a living thing. After all, you cannot know the strength of your faith until it is tested.”– Pi Patel, Life of Pi


133. “Another key principle in the science of persuasion and influence is persistence. Note that the most persuasive and influential people are those who are eager to keep on asking questions about what they want, as well as continue to demonstrate value.” – Ian Berry


134. “You can’t go through life, quitting everything. If you’re going to achieve anything, you’ve got to stick with something.” – From the television show Family Matters


135. “In one word mental fortitude is grit, the ability to persevere and maintain passion for long-term goals.” James O’Donnell, How to Become Patient


136. “In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.”


137. “Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.” ~ Gillian Anderson


138. “I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” — Ayn Rand


139. “Success comes from taking the initiative and following up… persisting… What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life.” – Tony Robbins


140. “Perseverance… keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.” – William Shakespeare


141. “You go on. You set one foot in front of the other, and if a thin voice cries out, somewhere behind you, you pretend not to hear, and keep going.”


142. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton


143. “We are looking for a set of personal characteristics that predict success, the first and foremost of which is perseverance in the face of challenges.” ~ Wendy Kopp


144. Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.— Stephen King, author


145. “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.”


146. 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.


147. “My personal story has always been about perseverance and always getting up when I fall. Maybe I’m not an Olympic champion, but I can teach the world about that.” – Jeremy Abbott


148. “I like playing a character that admires real musicianship, and real talent and hard work. I think that’s a good message for everyone.” Elizabeth Gillies


149. As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better. — Dr. Steve Maraboli, author and public speaker


150. “If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.”


151. “Perseverance was forged in the fires of your own determination. Its powers are activated when we ignore the negativity and keep working towards our goals.” Jake Smith, 10 Steps To A Happier Life


152. 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.


153. “There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.” ~ Sophie Swetchine


154. “We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” – Sheryl Sandberg


155. “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


156. “Success is the capacity to learn, to persist, to persevere in order to reach your goal.” – Byron Pulsifer, persistence quotes famous


157. “Quitting and blaming have become more common in today’s culture rather than perseverance and responsibility.” Dr. Rob Bell; Bill Parisi, Don’t “Should” On Your Kids


158. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” Lao Tzu


159. “The people who are doing what you want to do – the ones at the top of your field, the ones you look up to – all started right where you are now. They all had their own trials and obstacles. The only difference between them and you is their persistence and their drive.” – Les Brown,


160. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar


161. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” Steve Jobs


162. “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


163. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who had kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”


164. “Don't settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had.” —Angela Bassett


165. “The funny thing about voice over is you can go in in sweatpants and have your hair all messed up, and when no one will see you, and you can still deliver the same great product.” Elizabeth Gillies


166. “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!’” – Richard M. Devos


167. “…. Disney was a very complex man, imbued with an iron-like drive to succeed. A man of persistence and perseverance, he would push, prod and press those around him as he would himself.” Daniel Alef, Walt Disney


168. “Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.”


169. “We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.”


170. “We truly believe with hard work, dedication, and perseverance. We can become the best at what we do. No one wants to become mediocre.” – Andy Biersack


171. “Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength.”


172. “It is not enough to begin; continuance is necessary. Mere enrollment will not make one a scholar; the pupil must continue in the school through the long course, until he masters every branch. Success depends upon staying power. The reason for failure, in most cases, is a lack of perseverance.”


173. “Larry Bird and Sir Richard Branson believed in their ability to achieve their dreams, neither succumbed to doubt or fear of failure, and both persevered until their dreams became their reality.” Sullins Stuart, Imagine Believe Become


174. “Even in social life, it is persistency which attracts confidence more than talents and accomplishments.” — Henry Whipple


175. “For perseverance is not resignation, putting up with things the way they are, staying in the same old rut year after year, or being a doormat for people to wipe their feet on.”


176. “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


177. “Perseverance is a necessary trait which is possessed by all successful students. Perseverance speaks to a refusal to give up the pursuit of a goal despite attendant difficulties.” Lisa Marie Stringer, 5 Rules to Persevering In Your Life


178. “Stubbornly persist, and you will find that the limits of your stubbornness go well beyond the stubbornness of your limits.” – Robert Brault


179. “If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


180. “I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail, I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult. I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.” – Og Mandino


181. “Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.” ― Orison Swett Marden


182. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” — Steve Jobs


183. “For those who actually researched leaders, the inventors, the financially successful, there is one secret found within them all. Don’t be disappointed. The secret is a simple one that we can all do if we put our mind to it. The secret – it is perseverance.” Catherine Pulsifer, Perseverance An Essay


184. “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” Stephen Hawking


185. “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”


186. “When you leave work on Friday, leave work. Don’t let technology follow you throughout your weekend (answering text messages and emails) take a break you will be more refreshed to begin the workweek if you have had a break.” —Catherine Pulsifer


187. “My style of deal-making is quite simple and straightforward. I aim very high, and then I just keep pushing and pushing and pushing to get what I’m after. Sometimes I settle for less than I sought, but in most cases I still end up with what I want.”


188. “The three ordinary things that we often don’t pay enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success, are hard work, perseverance, and basic honesty.”


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


190. “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.”


191. “You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.” – Lou Holtz


192. “Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.”


193. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein, persistence quotes Albert Einstein


194. “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.”


195. “And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.”– 1 Peter 5:10


196. “I think dealing with mean girls is just a part of life. I never really took people like that too seriously.” Elizabeth Gillies


197. “Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.”


198. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”


199. “God works all things for good to those who love Him and persevere through to victory.” Faith Marie Baczko, In His Image God


200. “So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”


201. “Perseverance is the quality that enables weak men to become the equals of strong men. What the strong man can do at once the weak man can do by accomplishing a little at a time.” — M. A. Dunn


202. “Battles are fought in our minds every day. When we begin to feel the battle is just too difficult and want to give up, we must choose to resist negative thoughts and be determined to rise above our problems.” – Joyce Meyer


203. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. — Thomas Edison, inventor


204. “Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.” ~ Charles Jones


205. “Your first small step must be followed by another, and another, until you realize that God has indeed made a way for you to know him personally.”


206. “Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s how much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.”– Rocky Balboa


207. “Practice Golden Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.” Brian Tracy


208. “I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying.” – Tom Hopkins


209. “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 Wandsworth Longfellow


210. “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman before which difficulties disappear, and obstacles vanish into air.”-John Quincy Adams


211. “A vow is fixed and unalterable determination to do a thing, when such a determination is related to something noble which can only uplift the man who makes the resolve.” – Mahatma Gandhi


212. When you do more than you’ paid for, eventually you’ll be paid for more than you do. — Zig Ziglar, author and motivational speaker


213. The only thing standing between you and outrageous success is continuous progress. — Dan Waldschmidt, business strategist


214. “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.” — Plutarch


215. “Today if anything is trying to hold you back, give no attention to it. Get your hopes up, get your faith up, look up, and get ready to rise up.”― Germany Kent


216. Obstacles can't stop you. Problems can't stop you. Most of all, other people can't stop you. Only you can stop you. — Jeffrey Gitomer, author, speaker, and business trainer


217. “When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.” – Isak Dinesen


218. “Perseverance is the mother who snuggles her children when they are impatient. Keep calm. Everything will be solved. Keep persisting, go ahead.” – Alan Maicon


219. “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


220. “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.”– Pele


221. “If you consistently do the best you can, with integrity, you will regret less and move forward with greater ease.” – Brian Koslow


222. Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. — Maya Angelou, American poet, and civil rights activist


223. “If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.” ~ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


224. “Fear of what other people will think is the single most paralyzing dynamic in business and in life. The best moment of my life was the day I realized that I no longer give a damn what anybody thinks. That’s enormously liberating and freeing, and it’s the only way to live your life and do your business” — Cindy Gallop


225. “Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” - Thomas Edison


226. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


227. If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. — Isaac Newton, mathematician, physicist, and author


228. “I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult. I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.” – Og Mandino


229. “Looking at successful people we see that they persevered, and apply the lessons they learn, and went on to achieve success. Don’t believe me, then read some biographies of successful people, you will see challenges and issues that they faced, but you will also see a determination and that they turned what they learned into knowledge. Catherine Pulsifer, Og Mandino Wisdom


230. What if I told you that 10 years from now, your life would be exactly the same? I doubt you'd be happy. So, why are you so afraid of change?


231. “Austere perseverance, harsh and continuous, may be employed by the least of us and rarely fails of its purpose for its silent power grows irreversibly greater with time.” — Goethe


232. “Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.” – Marabel Morgan


233. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.” — Steve Jobs


234. “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


235. “Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilisation work.” — Vince Lombardi


236. “As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.” – Steve Maraboli


237. “And Jesus said to them, Because of your unbelief: for truly I say to you, If you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you shall say to this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible to you.”– Matthew 17:20


238. “Perseverance is the mother who snuggles her children when they are impatient. Keep calm, everything will be solved. Keep persisting, go ahead.”― Alan Maiccon


239. “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.”


240. “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you … never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” - Harriet Beecher Stowe


241. “If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.”– Samuel Johnson


242. “One of the differences between some successful and unsuccessful people is that one group is full of doers, while the other is full of wishers.” — Edmond Mbiaka


243. “The food I eat the most is probably steamed, plain white rice. I know it’s really, really, really boring, but that’s honestly the food I eat the most. No, I like cucumber avocado rolls, I love that.” Elizabeth Gillies


244. “until you become completely obsessed with your mission, no one will take you seriously. Until the world understands that you’re not going away—that you are 100 percent committed and have complete and utter conviction and will persist in pursuing your project—you will not get the attention you need and the support you want.”


245. “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.


246. “Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things – of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires.”– Sheri L. Dew


247. “Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” Pope John XXIII


248. “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”– John Quincy Adams


249. “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it. Wishing you a great journey.” ― Kalpana Chawla


250. “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength but by perseverance.”


251. “When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you couldn’t hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that’s just the place and time that tide will turn.”


252. “Most of the time I liked school and got good grades. In junior high, though, I hit a stumbling block with math – I used to come home and cry because of how frustrated I was! But after a few good teachers and a lot of perseverance, I ended up loving math and even choosing it as a major when I got to college.”


253. “Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.” – Leigh Mitchell Hodges


254. “Perseverance is defined as, ‘steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.’ Words that describe perseverance are: determinations, dedication, keep going. Catherine Pulsifer, Dreams Can Be Achieved


255. “It’s not about money or connections — it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone… And if it fails, you learn from what happened and do a better job next time.”-Mark Cuban


256. “Perseverance is the key to success. Never give up and keep making efforts. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.” ~ Invajy


257. “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


258. “I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying.” ~ Tom Hopkins


259. “Through perseverance, many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.” – Benjamin Disraeli, persistence quotes success


260. “What really distinguishes this generation in all countries from earlier generations … is its determination to act, its joy in action, the assurance of being able to change things by one’s own efforts.” – Hannah Arendt


261. “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.” – James Whitcomb Riley


262. “I know what I have to do now. I’ve got to keep breathing because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring?”– Cast Away


263. “Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.” – George Eliot


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265. “If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counsellor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.”


266. “I try not to tweet too much; I’m a really sporadic tweeter. I will tweet nonstop for, like, 3 days, and then I won’t for a month. I don’t make it priority at all; if I feel like doing it, I do it, and if not, then I don’t care.” Elizabeth Gillies


267. “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


268. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.”


269. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher


270. “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


271. “Success takes time, persistence, determination, and most importantly, believing in yourself! Your own mental attitude will determine your future.” – Catherine Pulsifer


272. Sometimes, you have to give up. Sometimes, knowing when to give up, when to try something else, is genius. Giving up doesn’t mean stopping. Don’t ever stop. — Phil Knight, co-founder of Nike


273. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” -Jesse Owens


274. “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


275. “The difference between the difficult and the impossible is that the impossible takes a little longer time.” – Lady Aberdeen


276. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” — Andrew Carnegie


277. “The grim reality is that most start-ups fail. Most new products are not successful. Yet the story of perseverance, creative genius, and hard work persists.”


278. The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses — behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights. — Muhammad Ali, Black professional boxer and activist


279. “The music we do is for people to enjoy, dance and sing to it. Dreamers – keep on dreaming and keep working hard to achieve your goals. There are many difficulties, but what matters is to stay focused and have perseverance.”


280. “The stubbornness I had as a child has been transmitted into perseverance. I can let go but I don’t give up. I don’t beat myself up about negative things.”


281. “The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could.” — Unknown


282. “Never had I uttered such a speech before. Never had I thought myself capable of it. Never have I made such a speech again. Because, perhaps, never did such anger seize me as possessed me that day. Upstairs in the ruins of my home foreign soldiers were fighting for my country. Here in the cellar I was fighting for myself.”


283. “Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail.” ― Marva Collins


284. “Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it… Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again.” —Steve Jobs


285. “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.”


286. 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.


287. “People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.” – George E. Allen


288. “The three ordinary things that we often don’t pay enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success, are hard work, perseverance, and basic honesty.” ~ Azim Premji


289. “Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.”– Orison Swett Marden


290. “A difficult life spent in hard work, perseverance, and courage will pave the way for a life of true greatness.” – Avijeet Das


291. “Wanting to win isn’t enough. You have to go through a process to improve. That takes patience, perseverance, and intentionality.”


292. “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 Jr.


293. “Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. It is not idly, passively waiting, and hoping for some good thing to happen. It gives us hope by helping us realize that the righteous suffer no failure except in giving up and no longer trying. We must never give up, regardless of temptations, frustrations, disappointments, or discouragements.” – Joseph P. Wirthlin


294. “Failing to fetch me at first, keep encouraged. Missing me one place, search another. I stop somewhere waiting for you.”


295. “But that fig’s got roots that run deep, and it belongs in that yard as much as that oak and walnut…It don’t give up. It give up, it’ll die. There’s a lesson to be learned from that little tree, Cassie girl, ‘cause we’re like it. We keep doing what we gotta, and we don’t give up. We can’t.”


296. The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.


297. “It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest. —Walter Anderson


298. Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. — Winston S. Churchill, former Prime Minister


299. “Qualities you need to get through medical school and residency: Discipline. Patience. Perseverance. A willingness to forgo sleep. A penchant for sadomasochism. Ability to weather crises of faith and self-confidence. Accept exhaustion as fact of life. Addiction to caffeine a definite plus. Unfailing optimism that the end is in sight.”


300. “Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. It is not idly, passively waiting and hoping for some good thing to happen. It gives us hope by helping us realize that the righteous suffer no failure except in giving up and no longer trying. We must never give up, regardless of temptations, frustrations, disappointments, or discouragements.”


301. “The world simply cannot reject anyone or anything that comes from a place of passion. Stay focused on what you love, keep going, and trust that those who are meant to get your message will.”


302. “Give me 100 percent. You can’t make up for a poor effort today by giving 110 percent tomorrow. You don’t have 110 percent. You only have 100 percent, and that’s what I want from you right now.”


303. “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.” ~ H. Jackson Brown


304. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance…. Unless you have a lot of passion about this, you’re not going to survive. You’re going to give it up. So you’ve got to have an idea, or a problem or a wrong that you want to right that you’re passionate about; otherwise, you’re not going to have the perseverance to stick it through.”


305. “Some women choose to follow men, and some choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.” — Lady Gaga


306. “The effective leader recognizes that they are more dependent on their people than they are on them. Walk softly.” Brian Tracy


307. There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it, for whatever success I have attained has been the result of much hard work and many sleepless nights. — Madam C.J. Walker, Black entrepreneur, philanthropist, and activist


308. “If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” Steve Jobs


309. “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


310. “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.”


311. “Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.” —John Wooden


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


313. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus


314. “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”


315. “A strong sense of humor, a really awesome personality, and maturity is also really important in a boyfriend. I tend to only be attracted to older guys for that reason. I just love guys who have a really strong sense of who they are.” Elizabeth Gillies


316. Perseverance… keeps honour bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.


317. “Fake it until you make it! Act as if you had all the confidence you require until it becomes your reality.” Brian Tracy


318. “Easily mistaken, it is not about love for adversity. It is about knowing strength and faith so great that adversity, in all its adverse manifestations, hardly even exists.” – Criss Jami


319. “Empty as the man’s mind was of thoughts, he was keenly observant, and he noticed the changes in the creek, the curves and bends and timber jams, and always he sharply noted where he placed his feet.”


320. “I’m not afraid of pain, like I’m really good with pain. I’m always in pain in some way or another, so I’m just like, ‘Whatever, I don’t care.'” Elizabeth Gillies


321. “When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…” – Marcus Aurelius


322. “Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying 'I will try again tomorrow.'” - Mary Anne Radmacher


323. You have the ability and the strength to achieve anything you set your mind to. Just keep hustling and keep persevering.” -Roopleen


324. “Stay away from those people who try to disparage your ambitions. Small minds will always do that, but great minds will give you a feeling that you can become great too.” — Mark Twain


325. “I’m a Carrington. And our business is literally power. If you drove a car today, charged your cell phone, or made breakfast, chances are Carrington Atlantic had something to do with it.” Elizabeth Gillies


326. “Patience and persistence are the keys… The keys to unlock doors of success… With these two virtues, you grow in reasoning and experience.” – Ogwo David Emenike


327. “If you plan for one year, plant rice. If you plan for ten years, plant trees. If you plan for 100 years, educate mankind.” Chinese Proverb


328. “There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.” – Sophie Swetchine


329. “Everything I’ve achieved has come from perseverance. I’ve never met another entrepreneur who had a painless path to success – everyone who tries to bring new ideas to the world is tested.” Reshma Saujani


330. “Your spark will allow you to see a future that is more rewarding, which leads you to setting a goal, which leads you to take action where perseverance is your secret weapon.” Catherine Pulsifer, Perseverance An Essay


331. “When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you couldn’t hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that’s just the place and time that the tide turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe


332. “The thing with giving up is you never know. You never know whether you could have done the job. And I’m sick of not knowing about my life.” ~ Sophie Kinsella


333. “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


334. “Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failures along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama


335. “Remain persistent and don’t stray from your path. The power to change your opinion about yourself and your outlook on life is in your hands.” – Gavin Bird


336. Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning. Once it does, it becomes the kind of thing that makes you grab your wife around the waist and dance a jig. — Malcolm Gladwell, journalist, speaker, and author


337. “But on you will go though the weather be foul. On you will go though your enemies prowl. On you will go though the Hakken-Kraks howl. Onward up many a frightening creek, though your arms may get sore and your sneakers may leak.”


338. “Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.”– Lao Tzu


339. Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. — Dale Carnegie, author and lecturer


340. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”


341. “And you’re with me. And the journey’s finished. But after coming all that way I don’t want to give up yet. It’s not like me, somehow, if you understand.”


342. “To make real friends you have to put yourself out there. Sometimes people will let you down, but you can’t let that stop you. If you get hurt, you just pick yourself up, dust off your feelings, and try again.”


343. “So, what does perseverance mean? It means that one possesses persistence, tenacity, determination, and staying power. This, in turn, means, when applied to a problem or issue that needs to be resolved, that the individual never gives up, never quits and never sees defeat until the problem, challenge, project, the obstacle is resolved to a satisfactory level.” – Byron Pulsifer


344. “Doing takes persistence, but it also takes faith or hope that we can get the tasks done or complete the goal at hand.” – Scott Schwab


345. “Relentlessly prune bullshit, don't wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have. That's what you do when life is short.” —Paul Graham


346. “Terror threatened to overwhelm her. She fought it the only way she knew: “I shall not fear. Fear is the mind killer . . . ”


347. “Dance?” Mary Alice sniffed. “He can barely walk. What do you think I’ve been doing all week? I’ve been giving him ballroom dancing lessons. And the big clodhopper tramped all over my feet. I’m crippled for life.”


348. If you love your work, you’ll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you – like a fever. — Sam Walton


349. “Living a clutter-free life can be a challenging task. Decluttering your life, mind, work and home takes a lot of perseverance.” K. Collins, Declutter Your Home Effectively


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


351. “If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.”– Mahatma Gandhi


352. “It’s only when you risk failure that you discover things. When you play it safe, you’re not expressing the utmost of your human experience.”


353. “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


354. “Part of life is understanding that real change and progress comes with dedicated perseverance but also realizing that challenges, obstacles and roadblocks will appear from time to time.” Robert Rivers, Happiness Is Possible


355. “Spring is on the way; summer is on the way; storms are on the way; wars are on the way; sorrow and happiness are on the way; they are all on the way, they are coming! Everything is on the way! Life is a highway; while we are moving on the way, all else is coming towards us! Devil is on the way; the angel is on the way! Stay firm on the way.” – Mehmet Murat ildan


356. “Believe in yourself and all that you are, know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian D Larson


357. “Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.” – James Whitcomb Riley


358. “All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means… you’re willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.” – Vincent Lombardi


359. “Life is not easy for any of us. We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” Marie Curie


360. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~ Thomas A. Edison


361. “Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price, and it is yours.” – Orison Swett Marden


362. “Perseverance conquers all things; it is the key to success. Keeping on is good but keeping on keeping on to the end wins the day, every time.” — S. E. Adkins


363. “There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.”


364. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” Thomas A. Edison


365. “Respect is the key determinant of high-performance leadership. How much people respect you determines how well they perform.” Brian Tracy


366. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”


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


368. “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.”


369. “Persistence means continuing firmly with a course of action despite obstacles and resistance.” Sharon Cook and Graciela Sholander


370. “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”– Jordan Belfort, Wolf of Wall Street


371. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” ~ Marie Curie


372. “The music on the radio is fine, it’s just not my time of music. You don’t play an instrument, and you don’t need to be able to sing. You just need to be able to make a beat and use auto-tune. It’s crazy!” Elizabeth Gillies


373. “I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory.”


374. “Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.” ― Samuel Smiles


375. “Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and self-esteem that is priceless.” – Scott Hamilton


376. “Amateurs give up at the first sign of trouble and assume they’re failures. Professionals see failure as part of the path to growth and mastery.”


377. “Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honour your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen, yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.” Bradley Whitford


378. “Some things are kind of obvious when it comes to leadership. You have to be a great communicator, have very high integrity and have tremendous perseverance and stamina.” Suresh Basandra, Management and Leadership Questions and Answers


379. “But Jesus beheld them, and said to them, With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”– Matthew 19:26


380. “You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.” — George Lorimer


381. “It can take a lifetime to build something worthwhile. Those who stick with it, build a legacy without regrets.”― Trevor Carss


382. “Make a Friday a day to celebrate work well done that you can be proud of knowing that you just didn’t put in time to the next paycheck.” —Byron Pulsifer


383. “Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering.” – Santosh Kalwar


384. “When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.” ~ Isak Dinesen


385. “Hopefully after ‘Victorious’ has lived a long and beautiful life, I would like to go into movies. And I’d like to have a very successful movie career. Ultimately, I’d love to win an Oscar; that’s my big goal in life, so that’s what I’m going for.” Elizabeth Gillies


386. “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.”


387. “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” ~ Kalpana Chawla


388. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin


389. “You know what? I came in here looking how I look. So at the end of the day, what am I going to say to you guys, you know? Change my face, that’s on me, that’s on me and my wallet if I feel like going there.” Elizabeth Gillies


390. “Don't let anyone ever make you feel like you don't deserve what you want. Go for it.” – Heath Ledger, 10 Things I Hate About You


391. “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


392. If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant. If we did not sometimes taste adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. — Josh Billings, humorist


393. If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, `Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well. — Martin Luther King, Jr., Black Baptist minister and activist


394. “The key to achieving success is believing in yourself and having the strength and motivation to persevere.” Jane John-Nwankwo, Success Is For The Ready


395. “One of the most astonishing human traits: our ability to keeping getting up, lugging ourselves around and doing our stuff day after day.”


396. The tide will turn, you will realize your dreams, and your life will get better. Till then, keep persevering and keep grinding.” -Roopleen


397. “Success never resides in the world of weak wishes, but in the palace of purposeful plans and prayerful persistence.” – William Arthur Ward


398. “Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.” Orison Swett Marden


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


400. “You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.” ~ Lou Holtz


401. “Throughout life we have often heard that ‘perseverance pays off’….. elders often teach the values of hard work, focus, dedication and perseverance. James A. Dula, PhD


402. “I was never specifically associated with a part, I didn’t have tons of money, I wasn’t conventionally tall or handsome, so you know the things that were available to me were hard work and perseverance.”


403. “Though you may hear me holler, and you may see me cry– I’ll be dogged, sweet baby, if you gonna see me die.” – Langston Hughes


404. “Success has a price tag on it, and the tag reads courage, determination, discipline, risk-taking, perseverance, and consistency – doing the right things for the right reasons and not just when we feel like it.” – James M. Meston


405. “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” - John Quincy Adams


406. “I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory.” – Anthony Hamilton


407. “Superior leaders are willing to admit a mistake and cut their losses. Be willing to admit that you’ve changed your mind. Don’t persist when the original decision turns out to be a poor one.” Brian Tracy


408. “Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.”– George Eliot


409. “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


410. “I am proud of where I came from, and I am proud of what I’ve been able to achieve through hard work and perseverance. And I guarantee you that anyone who tries to say otherwise hasn’t walked a day in my shoes.”


411. “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.


412. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


413. “If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.” – Flavia Weedn


414. “The essential factor is persistence – the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.” – James Whitcomb Riley


415. “Think about your capabilities, your strength, your perseverance, and your resilience. Give yourself a pat on the back.” Kate Anderson, 100 Positive Morning Thoughts


416. “By highlighting your past successes, you can gain a better understanding about existing qualities that you would like to preserve or expand upon.” Nathan Arthur, Mission Statement


417. “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


418. “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” – Kalpana Chawla


419. “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” ― Zig Ziglar


420. “Don't run before you can crawl. It's a very hard business, full of many, many extremely creative, talented people who work hard and still fail. If you have the basic building blocks behind you, you're much more likely to do well.” — Anna Wintour, editor in chief of Vogue


421. “My brother and I became seriously interested in the problem of human flight in 1899 ... We knew that men had by common consent adopted human flight as the standard of impossibility. When a man said, “It can’t be done; a man might as well try to fly,” he was understood as expressing the final limit of impossibility.”


422. “Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.” – George Whitefield


423. We must decide that we’re not going to quit. When we’re bombarded with doubts and fears, we must take a stand and say: “I’ll never give up! God’s on my side. He loves me, and He’s helping me! I’m going to make it!” – Joyce Meyer


424. “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams


425. “Flaming enthusiasm backed by horse sense and persistence is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” – Dale Carnegie


426. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve


427. “I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying.”


428. “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.” – Bjorn Borg


429. “If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.”-Joseph Addison


430. “Maybe everything comes out all right if you keep on trying. Anyway, you have to keep on trying; nothing will come out right if you don’t.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder


431. “Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.”


432. Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. — Booker T. Washington, Black author and educator


433. “One day someone is going to come to you and ask how you did it. Because you were creative, because you persevered, because you persisted through the resistance, you will be able to hold your chin up and help someone else overcome.” David DeNotaris


434. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'”


435. “Perseverance means that achieving a goal is not an ‘if’ possibility but, instead is a ‘definite’ passion. Byron Pulsifer, Achieving Goals


436. “You build on failure. You use it as a steppingstone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.”


437. “That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emerson persistence quotes


438. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” ~ Conrad Hilton


439. “Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.” -Dennis Waitley


440. “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” ―Arthur C. Clarke


441. “Aligning what you do with who you are requires commitment, effort, and perseverance. But the rewards are well worth it and it will enhance the quality of your life.” Lauren Mackler


442. “We are hard-pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.”– 2 Corinthians 4:8


443. Just remain calm, be patient and keep giving it your all. Things will work out; you’ll find a way, and success will come.” -Roopleen


444. “If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.” – Mary Pickford


445. “I run because it’s so symbolic of life. You have to drive yourself to overcome the obstacles. You might feel that you can’t. But then you find your inner strength, and realize you’re capable of so much more than you thought.”


446. “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.” —Tina Fey


447. “Ask anyone who is successful in business and in life what the one thing they mostly attribute their success to and, nine-out-of-ten times, they’ll tell you a story of how they simply refused to give up.” – Jonathan Mills


448. I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near. — Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister


449. “My two big date deal breakers are someone with no sense of humor and someone who chews badly. I will never be with someone who never laughs or someone who chews disgustingly, so if either of those things are detected on a date – it’s a total deal breaker.” Elizabeth Gillies


450. “In my experience, this is the hardest lesson of them all. After a certain age, we are all walking around this world in bodies made of secrets and shame and sorrow and old, unhealed injuries. Our hearts grow sore and misshapen around all this pain - yet somehow, still, we carry on.”


451. “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


452. “Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.” – Herbert Kaufman


453. “. . . persistence pays off. Yes, I know you’ve heard it many times before but it is one rule that is often taken as a given or neglected in some way or the other during the process that leads to final accomplishment.” – Byron Pulsifer


454. “Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.”


455. “Perseverance has always just been something that was in me. And it was a tool that came in very handy as a ballerina.” – Misty Copeland


456. “The three ordinary things that we often don’t pay enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success, are hard work, perseverance, and basic honesty.” – Azim Premji


457. “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”– James 1:2-4


458. “When you give joy to other people, you get more joy in return. You should give a good thought to happiness that you can give out.”— Eleanor Roosevelt


459. If you start thinking you are good at something, that's often the day you stop trying to be better and open the back door for someone to come after you. That's why we always aim higher. We never feel like we're done. — Drew Houston, co-founder and CEO of Dropbox


460. “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!'” Sir Thomas Treves


461. “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.” ~ Pele


462. “If for a while the harder you try, the harder it gets, take heart. So it has been with the best people who ever lived.”― Jeffrey R. Holland


463. “If you're in a job that you hate, don't be scared of seeking out something that might be riskier. Anything can turn into something with passion and hard work.” — Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and CEO of Bumble


464. “Look at a stonecutter 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


465. “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


466. “Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.”– Billy Graham


467. “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.” ―Eleanor Roosevelt


468. “Everything was not lost. This was the message we needed to carry forward. It’s what I truly believed. It wasn’t ideal, but it was our reality—the world as it is. We needed now to be resolute, to keep our feet pointed in the direction of progress.”


469. “The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world see us and how we see ourselves successfully acknowledged by the world.” – Arlene Rankin


470. “In spite of everything, Enrique has failed again - he will not reach the United States this time, either. He tells himself over and over that he’ll just have to try again.”


471. 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, author, and lecturer


472. “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.”


473. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.” —Augustine Og Mandino


474. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”


475. “Sometimes you must cross a bridge and other times you need to burn it. But, always keep building one and never lose your faith in life.” – Dodinsky


476. “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


477. “There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.”– Sophie Swetchine


478. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.'” Mary Anne Radmacher


479. “Someone will declare, “I am the leader!” and expect everyone to get in line and follow him or her to the gates of heaven or hell. My experience is that it doesn’t happen that way. Others follow you based on the quality of your actions rather than the magnitude of your declarations.” ―Bill Walsh


480. “In the realm of ideas, everything depends on enthusiasm. In the real world, all rests on perseverance.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


481. “Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have the perseverance to realize the great life.” A.P.J. Abdul Kalam


482. “Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier & healthier life.” – Germany Kent


483. “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


484. “I’ve always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn’t have a chance to win.”


485. “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


486. “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


487. “What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning – and some of them many times over – what do you find? That you can swim?


488. “Never think that God’s delays are God’s denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is a genius.” – Georges-Louis Leclerc


489. “What’s time? I have no idea. Anything I know now that it’s getting colder which means I’m going to decorate for Halloween but I don’t check calendars or anything I don’t know what day it is, like the day of the week holds no value to me anymore.” Elizabeth Gillies


490. “Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.” ~ Roger Von Oech


491. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” — William James


492. “Perseverance is what keeps your engine going, long after you run out of gas. It’s your crazy factor. It’s also known as hunger.” Anthony Frasier, Don’t Dumb Down Your Greatness


493. “As my kids grow up, I think a lot about the lessons and values I want to impart to them. More than any particular skill or even financial support, I believe perseverance and resilience will serve them best, regardless of what curveball life inevitably throws them.”


494. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”


495. “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


496. We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. — Arianna Huffington, author, and co-founder of The Huffington Post


497. “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


498. “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


499. When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you … never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.


500. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison


501. “Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.” – Peter Marshall


502. “I am very proud of my mom and consider her the most courageous woman I know. With perseverance, sacrifice and hard work, she raised a family of Olympic athletes and gave us the tools and the spirit to succeed. That is something that my brothers and I will always be thankful for.”


503. “It is remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent.” —Charlie Munger


504. “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.”


505. “Generally speaking I think it is safe to say that the larger your dream is, the longer it will take to incubate and manifest, and the more obstacles and problems to solve may be thrown in your way. You must have patience and faith and perseverance or persistence.” – Bill Tharp


506. “A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.” —Elbert Hubbard


507. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”


508. “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” – Dale Carnegie


509. “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 honour and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”


510. “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus. “ — Alexander Graham Bell


511. “Regardless of race, it is a far tougher journey from the jaws of poverty to the upper reaches of society, but with belief and perseverance, anything is possible.” Rose Marie Whiteside, As For Me And My House


512. “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 defeat.” – B. C. Forbes


513. “P is for Persistence! Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Wishing will not; Talent will not; Genius will not; Education will not; Persistence is like a Genie that creates a magical force in your life.” – Lucas Remmerswaal


514. “Sometimes luck can be that driving force that catapults your life into a storm of success along with hard work, dedication and perseverance.” Zak Frazer, Mastering Motivation


515. “Personally, I’ve learned about perseverance: when you hear the word ‘No,’ and when you hear rejection, that it’s not always final. And that timing is everything, and you have to stay the course and just keep working hard and know that, when your time comes, that it will be sweet and that it will be the perfect time.”


516. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty." — Winston Churchill


517. “The extent of the struggle determines the extent of the growth. The obstacle is an advantage, not adversity. The enemy is any perception that prevents us from seeing this.”


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


519. “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.” - Pele


520. “Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.” ~ George Eliot


521. “I’ll admit that it’s not easy to get an agent, but becoming successful in anything requires perseverance.” ― Nicholas Sparks


522. “There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.”– Sivananda Saraswati


523. “History had demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.” – B.C. Forbes


524. “Becoming free from the clutches of ignorance is not as simple as learning about its cause. Even if you are honest and truly believe in the philosophy of yoga and mystical spirituality, all of your mental efforts to negate the ignorance will fail in the beginning.”


525. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” —Dale Carnegie


526. “And you very soon find out, if you have not found it out before, that patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.”– Thomas Huxley


527. “Life, Stormy says, is not about how fast you run or even with what degree of grace. It’s about perseverance, about staying on your feet and slogging forward no matter what.” ~ Dean Koontz


528. “Good news is too much damage has been done for it not to fall apart. And when it does, I’ll be ready to pick up the pieces.” Elizabeth Gillies


529. “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


530. “Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. I tell you, the devil will put some of you in prison to test you, and you will suffer persecution for then days. Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you life as your victor’s crown.”– Revelation 2:10


531. “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” ~ John Quincy Adams


532. “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.” – Randy Pausch


533. “Perseverance isn’t just the willingness to work hard. It’s that plus the willingness to be stubborn about your own belief in yourself.” ― Merlin Olsen


534. “Ardent interest, focused practice, and perseverance are pillars for the solid stone foundation of success.” Lee David Daniels, Grit for Kids


535. “Nowadays people talk about PayPal’s founders as prescient geniuses who would inevitably change the world. It was, however, not so obvious that PayPal would taste its first major success by helping people sell Beanie Babies on eBay. But they had a vision, a hope, and the perseverance to try multiple iterations until they got it right.”


536. “Leaders concentrate single-mindedly on one thing– the most important thing, and they stay at it until it’s complete.” Brian Tracy


537. “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


538. “If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.” ~ Samuel Johnson


539. “Don’t let yourself be intimidated by obstacles. When you persevere they will melt away.” lance dale, A Shot of Positivity


540. “You could consider a new beginning as the start of a new year. A fresh start, a new goal, a year to make your dreams come true. Be determined and persevere.” Catherine Pulsifer


541. “What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire – the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.”


542. “Having perseverance is all about being able to bounce back and keep moving forward.” Jason Scotts, Train Your Brain and Mental Strength


543. “What you perceive as a failure today may actually be a crucial step towards the success you seek. Never give up.” ~ Richelle E. Goodrich


544. “When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.” – Estee Lauder


545. “Within each person there is a spark; a spark that only you can ignite. Your spark will allow you to see a future that is more rewarding, which leads you to setting a goal, which leads you to take action where perseverance is your secret weapon.” Catherine Pulsifer, Perseverance An Essay


546. “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”


547. “In middle school, I was boy crazy and it was the worst! I would always lose, too. I was more into the competition than the boy by the end of it! I just wanted to win!” Elizabeth Gillies


548. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright


549. “You learn you can do your best even when it’s hard, even when you’re tired and maybe hurting a little bit. It feels good to show some courage.” – Joe Namath


550. “People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.”


551. “If for a while, the harder you try, the harder it gets, take heart. So it has been with the best people who ever lived.” – Jeffrey R. Holland


552. “The winner doesn’t lose hope, he perseveres . . . he keeps going until he works things out . . . he finds other viable solutions.” Dr. Irene Kassorla


553. “Going in one more round when you don’t think you can – that’s what makes all the difference in your life.”– Rocky Balboa, Rocky IV


554. “The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill


555. “It’s so freeing, it’s beautiful in a way, to have a great failure, there’s nowhere to go but up.” — David Lynch, co-creater of Twin Peaks


556. “If you really want to eat, keep climbing. The fruits are on the top of the tree. Stretch your hands and keep stretching them. Success is on the top, keep going.”― Israelmore Ayivor


557. He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. — Muhammad Ali, Black professional boxer and activist


558. “You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.”


559. “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


560. “Sirius 1 was aborted after one hour. I guess you could call it a ‘failure,’ but I prefer the term ‘learning experience.‘”


561. “If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.”


562. “When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.” – Isak Dinesen


563. “It can take a lifetime to build something worthwhile. Those who stick with it build a legacy without regrets.” – Trevor Carss


564. “The affirmation of strong perseverance, of keeping at it, of continuous, undeviating effort, is bound to pay off ultimately if you have the inner compulsion to visualize and keep at it.” Dr. Norman Vincent Peale


565. Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying 'I will try again tomorrow.'


566. “If you’re passionate about something and stick with it, even if your friends aren’t doing it, it’ll pay off. It can be really rewarding to stick to your guns.” Elizabeth Gillies


567. “Life keeps throwing me curve balls and I don’t even own a bat. At least my dodging skills are improving.” ~ Jayleigh Cape


568. “Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.” – Travis Bradberry


569. “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.”


570. “Being genuinely happy is something that take practice, perseverance, and patience.” Dr. Lauren Cunning, Hardwiring Happiness


571. “Aligning what you do with who you require commitment, effort, and perseverance. But the rewards are well worth it, and it will enhance the quality of your life.” – Lauren Mackler


572. “Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you.”– Deuteronomy 31:6


573. “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.”


574. “A difficult life spent in hard-work, perseverance, and courage will pave the way for a life of true greatness!”― Avijeet Das


575. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”


576. “When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.”– Isak Dinesen


577. “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”– Galatians 6:9


578. “Whenever you see a successful woman, look out for three men who are going out of their way to try to block her.” – Yulia Tymoshenko


579. I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan, Black professional basketball player


580. “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


581. “So, hope is a combination of setting goals, having the tenacity and perseverance to pursue them, and believing in our own abilities.” Bren� Brown, Daring Greatly


582. “I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory.”– Anthony Hamilton


583. “Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew.”– Saint Francis de Sales


584. “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.” Booker T Washington


585. “The future is too soon the past. So make perseverance your excellence and go confidently in the direction of your dreams.” ― Henry David Thoreau


586. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs


587. “Some days it just flows and I feel like I’m born to do this, other days it feels like I’m trudging through hell. Every day I make the choice to show up and see what I’ve got, and to try and be better. My advice: keep showing up.”


588. “Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.” - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


589. Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, actor


590. “The three P’s Practice, perseverance and patience are the qualities you will need in order to become the author of your own story.” Robin Roberts, What do I do now


591. I can say the willingness to get dirty has always defined us as a nation, and it's a hallmark of hard work and a hallmark of fun, and dirt is not the enemy. — Mike Rowe, actor, and producer


592. “Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failures along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”– Barack Obama


593. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


594. “If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.” – Joseph Addison


595. “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


596. “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


597. I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. — Thomas Jefferson, American Founding Father


598. “Stubbornly persist, and you will find that the limits of your stubbornness go well beyond the stubbornness of your limits.” —Robert Brault


599. “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” ―Martha Graham


600. You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. — Marian Wright Edelman, Black activist for children's rights


601. “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.” – Pele


602. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.”


603. “Everything that made that giant tree is already contained inside this tiny little seed. All it needs is some time, a little bit of sunshine and rain, and voilá! Now, y-you might not feel like you can do much now, but that's just because, well, you're not a tree yet. You just have to give yourself some time. You're still a seed.”– Flik, A Bug’s Life


604. “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength, but through persistence.” – Buddha


605. “In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


606. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself. — Alan Alda, actor


607. “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. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”


608. “If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.” ~ Flavia Weedn


609. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” – Mario andretti


610. He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. — Nietzsche, philosopher


611. “Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.” – Josh Billings


612. “Even when it feels . . . hopeless. Like everything is telling him to let go. This time, maybe this time, he won’t let go. He’ll just . . . hold on and he’ll keep going. He’ll keep going until he sees the sun.”


613. “If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson


614. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” ―Maya Angelou


615. “You can beat or jail me or even kill me, but I am not going to be what you want me to be!” – Denzel Washington, Cry Freedom


616. As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.


617. “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


618. “Sometimes you feel like giving up, but then you look at other people who have given up, and the results aren’t that good.” – Robert Brault


619. “I believe this with all my heart: The greatest coach of all time in my eyes is my mom. She’s instilled in me a toughness and a perseverance and just a never-quit mentality, and I thank her every day for providing me, for what she sacrificed her life for.”


620. “It is important to fight and fight again, and keep fighting, for only then can evil be kept at bay though never quite eradicated.”


621. “So, what does perseverance mean? It means that one possesses persistence, tenacity, determination, and staying power. This in turn means, when applied to a problem or issue that needs to be resolved, that the individual never gives up, never quits and never sees defeat until the problem, challenge, project, obstacle is resolved to a satisfactory level.” Byron Pulsifer, Problem Solving Skills


622. “When we choose faith over fear, trusting that God can make a way where there is no way, we can persevere through the changing seasons of life.” Candy Paull, The Heart of Abundance


623. “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” - Kalpana Chawla


624. “If you believe something needs to exist, if it's something you want to use yourself, don't let anyone ever stop you from doing it.” —Tobias Lütke


625. “It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard… is what makes it great.”– Jimmy Dugan, A League of their Own


626. “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter—tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . . And then one fine morning—So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”


627. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach of the stars to change the world.”– Harriet Tubman


628. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison


629. “Life is hard and it doesn’t get better until you meet the boy you love. Boys come in all different shapes and sizes, all different ages, new surprises. Who will I find? Who will he be?” Elizabeth Gillies


630. “The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.” – Henry Ward Beecher


631. “Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.”


632. “You go on. You set one foot in front of the other, and if a thin voice cries out, somewhere behind you, you pretend not to hear, and keep going.” – Geraldine Brooks


633. “In addition to the well-known people who had to persevere, there have been countless others whose names we do not know, but whose failures or mistakes became some of the best-known, best-selling products in the world today.” Joyce Meyer, Never Give Up!


634. “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


635. “Almost everything is outside of your control. You may take all the right actions and fail. You may take no action and win. All you can do is put yourself in the position to win. Be consistent. Patience will eventually get luck on your side.”– Crypto Seneca


636. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted with something and that this thing must be attained.” – Marie Curie


637. If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful after all. — Michelangelo, sculptor and painter


638. “Amidst life’s challenges, taking refuge in inspirational reading serves as a strong pillar that encourages perseverance, endurance and overcoming.” T Whitmore, Thinking Positive Daily


639. “Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.” – Norman Vincent Peale


640. “And take the helmet of salvation, • and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; • praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, • being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints (Ephesians 6:14-18).”


641. “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe


642. “Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week. In a worthy moment of peace and bliss.” —S. O’Sade


643. “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


644. “I strongly believe that through dedication and perseverance, one can overcome adversity to achieve success. It is a privilege to accept membership in the Horatio Alger Association, an organization which promotes this principle.”


645. “A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.” – Elbert Hubbard


646. “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.”


647. To succeed, you must have tremendous perseverance, tremendous will. ‘I will drink the ocean,’ says the persevering soul; ‘at my will mountains will crumble up.’ Have that sort of energy, that sort of will; work hard, and you will reach the goal.


648. “All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.”


649. “Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.”– Michelle Obama


650. “Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic great entrepreneur.” Mohnish Pabrai

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