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388 Quotes About Perseverance to Help You Hang in There

Welcome to our collection of quotes and quote pictures about perseverance.

Call it dedication, determination, endurance, grit, moxie, persistence, spunk, stamina, steadfastness, tenacity, backbone, constancy, doggedness, drive, follow through, guts, indefatigability, pertinacity, pluck, or resolution. Call it the key to success. Call it a critical requirement in order to build anything great. Call it the key to life.

Call it what you will - ultimately it means you don't give up. Because perseverance pays off.

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The best way out is always through.



Perseverance Pays.



Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances.



Show up. Show up when it's hard. Show up when you're scared. Just keep showing up. Show them your truth. Do it by showing up and not backing down.



Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.



Life keeps throwing me curve balls and I don't even own a bat. At least my dodging skills are improving.



With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.



A winner is just a loser who tried one more time.



It is not necessary to hope in order to understand, nor to succeed in order to persevere.



Ability to persevere begins with you, the individual. However, change is rarely easy. In fact, sometimes it is downright formidable.



The world we see in our minds become our reality. Yes, we have to fight against darkness every once in a while, but those who persevere get their reward.



I see light at the end of the tunnel.



If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.



The answer is always no, if you don't ask.



Three tips for becoming successful: consistency, consistency, and consistency.



Have a dream, make a plan, go for it. You'll get there, I promise.



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.



The only kinds of fights worth fighting are those you're going to lose, because somebody has to fight them and lose and lose and lose until someday, somebody who believes as you do wins.



You learn how to persevere... to have discipline, you learn to lose, you learn to win, you learn how to not quit.



There is one thing more powerful than kings and all the soldiers in the world, and that is a visionary who has the courage to persevere.



The foolish undertake a trifling act, and soon desist, discouraged; wise men engage in mighty works, and persevere.



Someday I will succeed in my dream. Someday I will overcome my fears. As for me in this current moment though, I must just carry on.



You are capable of more than you ever thought.



Remember that what has once been done may be done again.



Your dreams are worth it. Persevere. Your focus is your power. Harness it.



Ever notice the word 'rough' in through? There is truth to that, though the way may be rough, we are still able to get through it.



Rejection is a success tax.



Man matures when he no longer believes discomfort is uncomfortable.



Through persistence, you can be one of those happy, victorious people who not only chases dreams, but who catches them! The persistent man also perseveres long enough for his dreams to catch up with him!



Sometimes what seems so right turns out wrong and what seems so wrong turns out right. What do I call this phenomenon? Life.



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.



Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.



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



Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed.



No stress. Just keep sticking it to failure until you give birth to success.



Wake up! And lay claim to your dream with sacred determination flashing in your eyes, never to play small for the rest of your life.



Life can break you many times before you get your big break.



Inner strength isn't found -- it's created.



Whoever says you can't develop mental toughness or anything else doesn't truly understand the human mind or the human spirit.



Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair.



Cowards shrink from toil and peril, Vulgar souls attempt and fail; Men of mettle, nothing daunted, Persevere till they prevail.



Never quit -- persist.



If you start and persist you will succeed.



You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.



Motivation is what gets you started, but persistence is the only thing that guarantees your success.



Perseverance is the true beginning of a life of victory.



The toughness of any journey means absolutely nothing to a mind that travels with the spirit of perseverance.



Whatever it is that you are going through at the moment, stay strong and keep your faith alive. Through perseverance, time will surely come to your rescue.



As long as you choose to persist and persevere, one day you would gladly look back and be very proud that you never gave up.



No matter how hard things get, you owe it to yourself to always find a way to persist and persevere until you are greatly rewarded for all your pain and sufferings.



Perseverance is to patience what the thread is to the needle.



It ain't nothing you can't have if you willing to persevere! Willing to stick in there! Willing to fight!



To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.



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



The road to perseverance lies by doubt.



The only failure is not to try.



Every step was a victory. He had to remember that.





Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.



First, I thought, almost despairing,
This must crush my spirit now;
Yet I bore it, and am bearing-
Only do not ask me how.



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.



Don't give up; try again. Be still and work it out till your good becomes the best! Dream high above the sky!



Never be discouraged. The fact that you will be a winner at the first attempt is unclear. You don't get master's degree after attending school on the first day. You got to endure till you get there.



Majority of excuses are deliberate attempts to keep success far away! Never be impressed by calling attentions that tell you to give up! Insist, Resist and Persist to the end!



Be consistent with what you believe and do. Persist and insist that you will do it till it's done and done well.



Your passion is measured by the difference between your willingness to take actions and your desire to quit. When your desire to quit outweighs your willingness to persist, you are ripe for failure!



Mastery is not dispensed on the podium of quitters; but purchased on the counter of consistent application of self-willing can do spirit and an outstanding endurance to persevere with persistent endurance till the end!



If you are going to devote your time to do something you claim you love, take this thought; Can I pursue this till the end? Am I sure I will never give up on it? This is persistence.



Successful people are defined as ordinary people who never gave up on their dreams and passion is the secret of that persistence!



If you persist in doing what everyone feels you can't do, they'll soon see your success and ask how did you do it?



If you're going to give up after few attempts, bear it in mind that your struggles are going to be wasted.



Get this; without a continuous struggle, your previous struggles will become a waste. Stay on and hold on until the success become evident.



You got to insist on your success, resist every obstacle and persist in times of difficulty and you will get there.



When you get a pinch and decide to give up, you will get a cut when you eventually do so. The consequences of giving up are more harmful than the causes. Just don't give up!



Success is reserved for you if you persevere; it's not deserved by you if you are indolent!



When you complain, you explain pain for no gain. Endure and balance yourself through the pain, be hopeful and persist to the end.



The success gate is far at the end of the long failure corridor. Keep moving no matter how many potholes you step into. You will get there with time!



Whatever you begin will see the light of day provided you can dream big and be a ruler over your dreams with persistent actions.



Courage provides you with two qualities; the capability to begin something and the ability to endure it to the end! Let no one stop you from sparking your life with courage!



You may bend, but that will not bring your life to an end. Your refusal to give up is the key; your rose flowers blossom from the thorns of life!



When resistance closes the door against you, remember that persistence holds the key. Don't give up too early; insist to endure to the end... You will never regret it!



The deeper the difficulty in fulfilling a dream, the brighter the outcome of its fulfillment and the sweeter the celebration thereof. Persist to the end; don't give up!



The great opportunity you are daring to get may not come at once. But it is possible that this opportunity is hidden in the tiny ones you neglect every day.



Discover a purpose that gives you passion. Develop a plan that makes you persistent. Design a preparation and motivates you to optimize your potentials. Do it because you love it!



Persistence is probably the single most common quality of high achievers. They simply refuse to give up. They longer you hang in there, the greater the chance that something will happen in your favor. No matter how hard it seems, the longer you persist the more likely your success.



The longer you hang in there, the greater the chance that something will happen in your favor. No matter how hard it seems, the longer you persist, the more likely your success.



We each need to make our lion's roar -- to persevere with unshakable courage when faced with all manner of doubts and sorrows and fears -- to declare our right to awaken.



The most useful form of patience is persistence. Patience implies waiting for things to improve on their own. Persistence implies keeping your head down and continuing to work when things take longer than you expect.



You don't need an easier life, but rather an attitude of perseverance. Attitude precedes outcome.



The capacity of young people to persevere, even under the most adverse conditions, never ceases to amaze me.



Patience and perseverance at length
Accomplish more than anger or brute strength.



Try and fail,but don't fail to try.



Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.



Perseverance will overcome difficulties, which at first appear insuperable; and it is amazing to consider how great and numerous obstacles may be removed by a continual attention to any particular point.



Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic.

Longer Version:

Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. It is not idly, passively waiting and hoping for some good thing to happen.



Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence.



I can undertake and persevere even without hope of success.



My greatest point is my persistence... However down I am, I fight until the last ball.



'Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one.



You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.



The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling.



Constant dripping hollows out a stone.



Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.



You did not come this far, just to come this far.



Hardships make or break people.



He who does not tire, tires adversity.



Protect your vision. Prevail over adversity. Persevere in the midst of turmoil. Passionately act upon your convictions. Purposely walk into the day.



Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write. Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap.



Because failure works double time, to get success, work triple time.



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



Persistence pays off.



Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.



But the moment you turn a corner you see another straight stretch ahead and there comes some further challenge to your ambition.



The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed up in these two -- common sense and perseverance.



It's not how we fall. It's how we get back up again.



Persevere even though Hell and destruction should yawn beneath your feet.



No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.



Thousands of hopeful days came to naught before this one. This was a golden day. Never give up.



Trying again is okay. Trying again and again and again is okay. It's sort of an infinite thing because the alternative is failure, and that's not okay.



Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.


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