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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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Quote: The best way out is always through. by author Robert Frost overlaid on photo of sunset
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The best way out is always through.


Quote: This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew. by author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe overlaid on photo of silhouette of off-road car
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.


Quote: Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. by author Truman Capote overlaid on photo of rainbow
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Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.


Quote: Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry. by author Samuel Smiles overlaid on photo of man standing on cliff under white sky
Photo Credit: Francisco Gonzalez

Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.


Quote: Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. by author James A. Michener overlaid on photo of gray-scale photo of man and woman hugging
Photo Credit: Brittani Burns

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.


Quote: Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. by author Hal Borland overlaid on photo of brown wooden hanging bridge surrounded by green trees during daytime
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Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.


Quote: Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. by author Babe Ruth overlaid on photo of black and white butterfly on white wall
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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.


Quote: Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. by author Christopher Morley overlaid on photo of silhouette photography of person
Photo Credit: Greg Rakozy

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.


Quote: Hardships make or break people. by author Margaret Mitchell overlaid on photo of snow-covered mountain near lake under blue sky
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Hardships make or break people.


Quote: It's hard to beat a person who never gives up. by author George Herman overlaid on photo of green
Photo Credit: Mudassir Ali

It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.


Quote: Self-control, openness, the ability to engage with others, to plan and to persist -- these are the attributes that get people in the door and on the job, and lead to productive lives. by author James Heckman overlaid on photo of white wall paint with black shadow
Photo Credit: Kiwihug

Self-control, openness, the ability to engage with others, to plan and to persist -- these are the attributes that get people in the door and on the job, and lead to productive lives.


Quote: Either I will find a way, or I will make one. by author Philip Sidney overlaid on photo of brown and white dog in close-up photography
Photo Credit: Ilya Shishikhin

Either I will find a way, or I will make one.


Quote: There always comes a time in life where you can either give up or step up. by author Graeme Rodaughan overlaid on photo of lit candle in focus photography
Photo Credit: Anjo Antony

There always comes a time in life where you can either give up or step up.


Quote: Perceptions of impossibility are commonly disspelled by unmitigated courage and perseverance. by author Wes Fesler overlaid on photo of brass quilt pen
Photo Credit: Art Lasovsky

Perceptions of impossibility are commonly disspelled by unmitigated courage and perseverance.


Quote: Just past hell lies paradise. Sometimes we have to remind ourselves of that. by author Serina Hartwell overlaid on photo of brown grass field during daytime
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Just past hell lies paradise. Sometimes we have to remind ourselves of that.


Quote: If you rest, you rust. by author Helen Hayes overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of white feather dropping in person's hand
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If you rest, you rust.


Quote: Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day. by author A. A. Milne overlaid on photo of yellow and white balloons on orange surface
Photo Credit: Milad Fakurian

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.


Quote: Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. by author Henri Cartier-Bresson overlaid on photo of circular light bokei wallpaper
Photo Credit: Sharon McCutcheon

Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.


Quote: No great thing is created suddenly. by author Epictetus overlaid on photo of sunset
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No great thing is created suddenly.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

No great thing is created suddenly. There must be time. Give your best and always be kind.


Quote: If I persist long enough I will win. by author Og Mandino overlaid on photo of person's hand holding round silver analog watch with black leather strap
Photo Credit: Wil Stewart

If I persist long enough I will win.


Quote: 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. by author Maya Angelou overlaid on photo of photo of author Maya Angelou with quote

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.


Quote: The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. by author Herbert Kaufman overlaid on photo of man in black pants sitting on chair
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The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.


Quote: What is now proved was once only imagined. by author William Blake overlaid on photo of sunset
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What is now proved was once only imagined.


Quote: Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. by author William Feather overlaid on photo of red coupe parked in front of black and gray building during daytime
Photo Credit: Serge Kutuzov

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


Quote: Endurance is patience concentrated. by author Thomas Carlyle overlaid on photo of bonfire on focus photography
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Endurance is patience concentrated.


Quote: The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. by author Roger Bannister overlaid on photo of person standing on rock formation during daytime
Photo Credit: Paul Gilmore

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.


Quote: Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. by author Orison Swett Marden overlaid on photo of green trees under white clouds
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Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.


Quote: You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. by author Marian Wright Edelman overlaid on photo of green palm plant
Photo Credit: Mitchell Luo

You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.


Quote: Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. by author Julie Andrews overlaid on photo of four men sitting beside table
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Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.


Quote: Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there. by author Josh Billings overlaid on photo of butterfly perching on leaves
Photo Credit: Arun Clarke

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.


Quote: Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. by author John Quincy Adams overlaid on photo of person holding green plants
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Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. These qualities have ever been displayed in their mightiest perfection, as attendants in the retinue of strong passions.


Quote: Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. by author Henry David Thoreau overlaid on photo of black vehicle on road between trees during daytime
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Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.


Quote: My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging. by author Hank Aaron overlaid on photo of brown wallpaper
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.






Quote: 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. by author Denis Waitley overlaid on photo of green grass field with smoke
Photo Credit: Vivek Kumar

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.


Quote: By perseverance the snail reached the ark. by author Charles H. Spurgeon overlaid on photo of brown and green leaf in close up photography
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bezanger

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. A mouse may find a hole, be the room ever so full of cats.


Quote: Champions keep playing until they get it right. by author Billie Jean King overlaid on photo of brown and white wooden star print board
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Champions keep playing until they get it right.


Quote: Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. by author Bill Bradley overlaid on photo of person holding gray leaf
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Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.


Quote: Perseverance Pays. by author D. Pariz overlaid on photo of person holding yellow round analog clock
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Perseverance Pays.


Quote: Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances. by author Publius Vergilius Maro overlaid on photo of photo of author Publius Vergilius Maro with quote

Persevere and preserve yourselves for better circumstances.


Quote: 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. by author David Cancel overlaid on photo of man on parachute near the mountain
Photo Credit: Tomas Sobek

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.


Quote: Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another. by author Walter Elliott overlaid on photo of red flame
Photo Credit: Amador Loureiro

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


Quote: Life keeps throwing me curve balls and I don't even own a bat. At least my dodging skills are improving. by author Jayleigh Cape overlaid on photo of red rose wallpaper
Photo Credit: Cristina Pop

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


Quote: With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. by author Thomas Fowell Buxton overlaid on photo of person holding lighted oil lamp
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With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.


Quote: A winner is just a loser who tried one more time. by author George Augustus Moore overlaid on photo of clear glass hour glass with black liquid
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A winner is just a loser who tried one more time.


Quote: It is not necessary to hope in order to understand, nor to succeed in order to persevere. by author Charles the Bold overlaid on photo of silhouette of person jumping in mid air
Photo Credit: Aziz Acharki

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


Quote: Ability to persevere begins with you, the individual. However, change is rarely easy. In fact, sometimes it is downright formidable. by author Paul G. Stoltz overlaid on photo of blue rose
Photo Credit: Edward Howell

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


Quote: 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. by author J. D. Netto overlaid on photo of brown and white humming bird
Photo Credit: Steve Harvey

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.


Quote: I see light at the end of the tunnel. by author Walt Whitman Rostow overlaid on photo of mountains under white clouds at daytime
Photo Credit: Juli Kosolapova

I see light at the end of the tunnel.


Quote: If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again. by author William Edward Hickson overlaid on photo of green fruit in macro lens photography
Photo Credit: Philipp Schneidenbach

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


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


Quote: Three tips for becoming successful: consistency, consistency, and consistency. by author Joe De Sana overlaid on photo of white brick wall
Photo Credit: Joe Woods

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


Quote: Have a dream, make a plan, go for it. You'll get there, I promise. by author Zoe Koplowitz overlaid on photo of mountains under starry sky during nighttime
Photo Credit: Yusuf Evli

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


Quote: 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. by author Charles Jones overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles Jones with quote

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.


Quote: 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. by author I. F. Stone overlaid on photo of stars on outer space
Photo Credit: Farouk Mechedal

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.


Quote: You learn how to persevere... to have discipline, you learn to lose, you learn to win, you learn how to not quit. by author Ricardo Liborio overlaid on photo of woman signing on white printer paper beside woman about to touch the documents
Photo Credit: Gabrielle Henderson

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


Quote: 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. by author Paul Delaroche overlaid on photo of woman exercising indoors
Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba

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.


Quote: The foolish undertake a trifling act, and soon desist, discouraged; wise men engage in mighty works, and persevere. by author Magha overlaid on photo of sunset
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The foolish undertake a trifling act, and soon desist, discouraged; wise men engage in mighty works, and persevere.


Quote: 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. by author Isabel Aanya Leigh overlaid on photo of Bryce Canyon National Park Sunrise Point at Utah
Photo Credit: Zhanjiang Chen

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.


Quote: You are capable of more than you ever thought. by author Richard Machowicz overlaid on photo of macro shot photography of two votive candles
Photo Credit: Joanna Kosinska

You are capable of more than you ever thought.


Quote: Remember that what has once been done may be done again. by author Alexandre Dumas overlaid on photo of photo of author Alexandre Dumas with quote

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


Quote: Your dreams are worth it. Persevere. Your focus is your power. Harness it. by author Amy Leigh Mercree overlaid on photo of red tulip in bloom during daytime
Photo Credit: Huang Eugene

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


Quote: 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. by author Anthony Liccione overlaid on photo of white stone woman sculpture
Photo Credit: Daria Sheveleva

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.


Quote: Rejection is a success tax. by author Brian Norgard overlaid on photo of water drops on glass
Photo Credit: Noah Silliman

Rejection is a success tax.


Quote: Man matures when he no longer believes discomfort is uncomfortable. by author Carlos Del Valle overlaid on photo of photo of author Carlos Del Valle with quote

Man matures when he no longer believes discomfort is uncomfortable.


Quote: 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! by author Catherine Ponder overlaid on photo of blue wall bricks
Photo Credit: Wesley Tingey

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.


Quote: 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. by author Charles de Gaulle overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles de Gaulle with quote

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.


Quote: So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. by author Christopher Reeve overlaid on photo of photo of author Christopher Reeve with quote

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


Quote: Life is a succession of moments, to live each one is to succeed. by author Corita Kent overlaid on photo of photo of author Corita Kent with quote

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


Quote: No stress. Just keep sticking it to failure until you give birth to success. by author Curtis Tyrone Jones overlaid on photo of sunset
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No stress. Just keep sticking it to failure until you give birth to success.


Quote: 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. by author Curtis Tyrone Jones overlaid on photo of empty gray floor beside pool
Photo Credit: Autumn Studio

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.


Quote: Life can break you many times before you get your big break. by author Curtis Tyrone Jones overlaid on photo of focus photo of a hummingbird on leaf
Photo Credit: Vladimir Kudinov

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


Quote: Inner strength isn't found -- it's created. by author David Goggins overlaid on photo of man in black pants sitting on chair
Photo Credit: Ira Ostafiichuk

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


Quote: Whoever says you can't develop mental toughness or anything else doesn't truly understand the human mind or the human spirit. by author David Goggins overlaid on photo of body of water during daytime
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Whoever says you can't develop mental toughness or anything else doesn't truly understand the human mind or the human spirit.


Quote: Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair. by author David Livingstone overlaid on photo of photo of author David Livingstone with quote

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


Quote: Cowards shrink from toil and peril, Vulgar souls attempt and fail; Men of mettle, nothing daunted, Persevere till they prevail. by author Dean Koontz overlaid on photo of toddlers standing outdoors
Photo Credit: Jude Beck

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


Quote: Never quit -- persist. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of green mountains beside lake under blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Alexey Murzin

Never quit -- persist.


Quote: If you start and persist you will succeed. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of raindrops on clear window
Photo Credit: Anant Jain

If you start and persist you will succeed.


Quote: 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. by author Edward O. Wilson overlaid on photo of photo of author Edward O. Wilson with quote

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.


Quote: Motivation is what gets you started, but persistence is the only thing that guarantees your success. by author Edmond Mbiaka overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of iceberg on large body of water at winter
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

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


Quote: Perseverance is the true beginning of a life of victory. by author Edmond Mbiaka overlaid on photo of two women walking on bridge during daytime
Photo Credit: Julia Caesar

Perseverance is the true beginning of a life of victory.


Quote: The toughness of any journey means absolutely nothing to a mind that travels with the spirit of perseverance. by author Edmond Mbiaka overlaid on photo of black fishes
Photo Credit: Liset Verhaar

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


Quote: 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. by author Edmond Mbiaka overlaid on photo of white and gray floral bed sheet
Photo Credit: Emiliano Vittoriosi

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.


Quote: 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. by author Edmond Mbiaka overlaid on photo of raging waves through shores
Photo Credit: Jon Del Rivero

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.


Quote: 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. by author Edmond Mbiaka overlaid on photo of green palm plant during daytime
Photo Credit: Prajwal Vedpathak

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.


Quote: Perseverance is to patience what the thread is to the needle. by author Eliza Cook overlaid on photo of grassland landscape
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Perseverance is to patience what the thread is to the needle.


Quote: It ain't nothing you can't have if you willing to persevere! Willing to stick in there! Willing to fight! by author Eric Thomas overlaid on photo of yellow, orange, red, green, and blue abstract painting
Photo Credit: Markus Spiske

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


Quote: To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man. by author Euripides overlaid on photo of red flame
Photo Credit: Amador Loureiro

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


Quote: If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again. by author Flavia Weedn overlaid on photo of bird in the sky
Photo Credit: Lily Zhou

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


Quote: The road to perseverance lies by doubt. by author Francis Quarles overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of stack of books
Photo Credit: Chris Lawton

The road to perseverance lies by doubt.


Quote: The only failure is not to try. by author George Clooney overlaid on photo of person using laptop
Photo Credit: John Schnobrich

The only failure is not to try.


Quote: Every step was a victory. He had to remember that. by author George Saunders overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of brown and black bird
Photo Credit: Victor Sauca

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




Quote: Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel. by author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  overlaid on photo of worm's eye view of trees during night time
Photo Credit: Ryan Hutton

Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.


Quote: First, I thought, almost despairing,
This must crush my spirit now;
Yet I bore it, and am bearing-
Only do not ask me how. by author Heinrich Heine overlaid on photo of white flowers
Photo Credit: Veri Ivanova

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


Quote: 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. by author Isak Dinesen overlaid on photo of photo of author Isak Dinesen with quote

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.


Quote: Don't give up; try again. Be still and work it out till your good becomes the best! Dream high above the sky! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of brown rock formation under blue sky during night time
Photo Credit: Leonardo Corral

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


Quote: 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. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of purple and white light illustration
Photo Credit: Gradienta

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.


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of white
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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!


Quote: Be consistent with what you believe and do. Persist and insist that you will do it till it's done and done well. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of photography of white wall lot
Photo Credit: Chris Brignola

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


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of purple wallpaper
Photo Credit: Tofan Teodor

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!


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of brown and gray brick wall
Photo Credit: engin akyurt

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!


Quote: 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. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of coffee mug on top of tablecloth beside ashtray
Photo Credit: Deborah Diem

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.


Quote: Successful people are defined as ordinary people who never gave up on their dreams and passion is the secret of that persistence! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of landscape photo of waters, mountains, and black clouds
Photo Credit: Michael Dam

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


Quote: 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? by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of adobe wall
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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?


Quote: If you're going to give up after few attempts, bear it in mind that your struggles are going to be wasted. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of calm body of water near alp mountains during nighttime
Photo Credit: kazuend

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


Quote: Get this; without a continuous struggle, your previous struggles will become a waste. Stay on and hold on until the success become evident. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of gray scale photo of woman face
Photo Credit: Alexander Krivitskiy

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


Quote: You got to insist on your success, resist every obstacle and persist in times of difficulty and you will get there. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of chocolate
Photo Credit: eniko kis

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


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of seashore during golden hour
Photo Credit: Sean Oulashin

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!


Quote: Success is reserved for you if you persevere; it's not deserved by you if you are indolent! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of pink and yellow flower painting
Photo Credit: Andres Hernandez

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


Quote: When you complain, you explain pain for no gain. Endure and balance yourself through the pain, be hopeful and persist to the end. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of sunset
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When you complain, you explain pain for no gain. Endure and balance yourself through the pain, be hopeful and persist to the end.


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of backdrop orange
Photo Credit: engin akyurt

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!


Quote: Whatever you begin will see the light of day provided you can dream big and be a ruler over your dreams with persistent actions. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of sunset
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Whatever you begin will see the light of day provided you can dream big and be a ruler over your dreams with persistent actions.


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of girl and boy figurines
Photo Credit: Dallas Reedy

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!


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of assorted-color lear hanging decor
Photo Credit: Chris Lawton

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!


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of white clouds and blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: J Lee

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!


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Allec Gomes

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!


Quote: 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. by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of woman on seashore near island under blue sky
Photo Credit: Glen Jackson

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.


Quote: 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! by author Israelmore Ayivor overlaid on photo of silhouette of a person during sunset
Photo Credit: Steve Halama

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!


Quote: 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. by author Jack Canfield overlaid on photo of Jack Canfield quote: 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.- black text on quotes background

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.


Quote: 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. by author Jack Canfield overlaid on photo of river between trees under blue sky
Photo Credit: Eutah Mizushima

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.


Quote: 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. by author Jack Kornfield overlaid on photo of group of camels walking on desert lake at daytime
Photo Credit: Susan Toyofuku

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.


Quote: 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. by author James Clear overlaid on photo of leafless tree under gray sky
Photo Credit: Yogendra Singh

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.


Quote: You don't need an easier life, but rather an attitude of perseverance. Attitude precedes outcome. by author James Clear overlaid on photo of two women making peace sign near the Golden Gate bridge
Photo Credit: Ian Schneider

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


Quote: The capacity of young people to persevere, even under the most adverse conditions, never ceases to amaze me. by author Jane Fonda overlaid on photo of heart-shaped red and beige pendant
Photo Credit: Debby Hudson

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


Quote: Patience and perseverance at length
Accomplish more than anger or brute strength. by author Jean de La Fontaine overlaid on photo of rock mountain during starry night
Photo Credit: Pawel Nolbert

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


Quote: Try and fail,but don't fail to try. by author John Quincy Adams overlaid on photo of gray and brown hummingbird perching on yellow petaled flower
Photo Credit: John Duncan

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


Quote: Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. by author John Quincy Adams overlaid on photo of black white and orange butterfly perched on purple flower in close up photography during daytime
Photo Credit: Joshua J. Cotten

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


Quote: 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. by author Joseph Addison overlaid on photo of grayscale photo of desert
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

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.


Quote: Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic. by author Joseph B. Wirthlin overlaid on photo of saguaro
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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


Quote: Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence. by author Joyce Brothers overlaid on photo of black, purple, and orange basketball court beside concrete buildings at daytime
Photo Credit: Ilnur Kalimullin

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


Quote: I can undertake and persevere even without hope of success. by author Jules Verne overlaid on photo of grass field under cloudy sky
Photo Credit: Eugene Triguba

I can undertake and persevere even without hope of success.


Quote: My greatest point is my persistence... However down I am, I fight until the last ball. by author Lance Armstrong overlaid on photo of pink tulip flower
Photo Credit: Marc Schulte

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


Quote: 'Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one. by author Laurence Sterne overlaid on photo of brown short coated puppy on white textile
Photo Credit: Nima Naseri

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


Quote: 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. by author Lee Iacocca overlaid on photo of yellow and purple flower with white background
Photo Credit: Flavia Bon

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.


Quote: The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling. by author Lucretius overlaid on photo of person writing on white paper
Photo Credit: Eugene Chystiakov

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


Quote: Constant dripping hollows out a stone. by author Lucretius overlaid on photo of cumulus clouds
Photo Credit: Daoudi Aissa

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.


Quote: Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs. by author Malcolm Forbes overlaid on photo of green leaf tree on shore
Photo Credit: Todd Quackenbush

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


Quote: You did not come this far, just to come this far. by author Manoj Arora overlaid on photo of fireplace on fire
Photo Credit: Greg Rosenke

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


Quote: He who does not tire, tires adversity. by author Martin Farquhar Tupper overlaid on photo of pink pig figurine on white surface
Photo Credit: Fabian Blank

He who does not tire, tires adversity.


Quote: Protect your vision. Prevail over adversity. Persevere in the midst of turmoil. Passionately act upon your convictions. Purposely walk into the day. by author Mary Anne Radmacher overlaid on photo of man standing on cliff
Photo Credit: Tobias Tullius

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


Quote: Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write. Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap. by author Mary Anne Radmacher overlaid on photo of short-beak red bird on tree
Photo Credit: Roberto Nickson

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


Quote: Because failure works double time, to get success, work triple time. by author Matshona Dhliwayo overlaid on photo of withered tree surrounded with snow during daytime
Photo Credit: Fabrice Villard

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


Quote: Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. by author Newt Gingrich overlaid on photo of white and red flower with green leaves
Photo Credit: Evie S.

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


Quote: Persistence pays off. by author Noah Kagan overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of person raising hand
Photo Credit: Dev Benjamin

Persistence pays off.


Quote: Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall. by author Oliver Goldsmith overlaid on photo of silver click pen on white paper
Photo Credit: R Mo

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


Quote: But the moment you turn a corner you see another straight stretch ahead and there comes some further challenge to your ambition. by author Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.  overlaid on photo of photo of author Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.  with quote

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


Quote: 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. by author Owen Feltham overlaid on photo of two birds on flight
Photo Credit: Daniel Mingook Kim

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.


Quote: It's not how we fall. It's how we get back up again. by author Patrick Ness overlaid on photo of closeup photography of black and brown bird
Photo Credit: Boris Smokrovic

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


Quote: Persevere even though Hell and destruction should yawn beneath your feet. by author Percy Bysshe Shelley overlaid on photo of photo of author Percy Bysshe Shelley with quote

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


Quote: Thousands of hopeful days came to naught before this one. This was a golden day. Never give up. by author Richelle E. Goodrich overlaid on photo of red rose in close up photography
Photo Credit: Michael C

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


Quote: 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. by author Richelle E. Goodrich overlaid on photo of four white balloons on white wall
Photo Credit: Liana Mikah

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.


Quote: Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out. by author Robert Collier overlaid on photo of blue sky
Photo Credit: zhengtao tang

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


Quote: Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end. by author Robin Sharma overlaid on photo of brown mountain
Photo Credit: lovely shots

Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end.


Quote: What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment. by author Roy T. Bennett overlaid on photo of man wearing black jacket standing on street
Photo Credit: Abigail Keenan

What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment.


Quote: 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. by author Ryan Holiday overlaid on photo of photo of author Ryan Holiday with quote

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.


Quote: You don't control the outcome. You control the quality of effort you put in. That's what you should hold yourself accountable for. by author Shane Parrish overlaid on photo of toddlers standing outdoors
Photo Credit: Jude Beck

You don't control the outcome. You control the quality of effort you put in. That's what you should hold yourself accountable for.


Quote: 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. by author Shane Parrish overlaid on photo of green leaf in close up photography
Photo Credit: Dan Hodgkins

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.




Quote: There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time. by author Madame Swetchine overlaid on photo of sunset
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.


Quote: Persistence Pays...Period. by author Sotero M Lopez II overlaid on photo of cat in space
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Persistence Pays...Period.


Quote: Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring. by author Catherine of Siena overlaid on photo of silhouette photography of person
Photo Credit: Greg Rakozy

Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.


Quote: What most sets you apart is the spirit in you that rebels and persists. by author Sue Monk Kidd overlaid on photo of purple and white butterfly on green leaf
Photo Credit: Sian Cooper

What most sets you apart is the spirit in you that rebels and persists.


Quote: A gorilla does not budge from a banana thrown at it by a monkey. by author Suzy Kassem overlaid on photo of shallow focus photo of green leaves
Photo Credit: karl muscat

A gorilla does not budge from a banana thrown at it by a monkey.


Quote: A lion does not flinch at laughter coming from a hyena. by author Suzy Kassem overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of green snake plant
Photo Credit: Maddy Baker

A lion does not flinch at laughter coming from a hyena.




Quote: The road to success is longer than you'd like, but shorter than you imagine. by author Tim Fargo overlaid on photo of sunset
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The road to success is longer than you'd like, but shorter than you imagine.


Quote: Persevere in virtue and diligence. by author Plautus overlaid on photo of pink dahlia in bloom
Photo Credit: Janine Joles

Persevere in virtue and diligence.


Quote: Everything works out in the end. if it hasn't worked out yet, then it's not the end. by author Tracy McMillan overlaid on photo of lights pattern swirls
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Everything works out in the end. if it hasn't worked out yet, then it's not the end.


Quote: Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire. by author William Godwin overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire.


Quote: There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream. by author Unknown Author overlaid on photo of woman standing on forest
Photo Credit: Tobias Hort-Giess

There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.


Quote: Become comfortable with permanent uncertainty. by author Unknown Author overlaid on photo of close up photography of moon
Photo Credit: Neven Krcmarek

Become comfortable with permanent uncertainty.


Quote: Somebody out there thinks you're an idiot. Somebody out there thinks you're brilliant. Ignore them both and carry on. by author Jack Butcher overlaid on photo of green grass field
Photo Credit: Sharon McCutcheon

Somebody out there thinks you're an idiot. Somebody out there thinks you're brilliant. Ignore them both and carry on.


Quote: The less pain we tolerate, the more average we become. by author Jack Butcher overlaid on photo of Milky way in nature photography
Photo Credit: Lubo Minar

The less pain we tolerate, the more average we become.


Quote: Certain motherfuckers think they can fuck with my shit, but you can't kill the Rooster. You might can fuck him up some times, but, bitch, nobody kills the motherfucking Rooster. You know what I'm saying? by author David Sedaris overlaid on photo of brown textile in close up image
Photo Credit: engin akyurt

Certain motherfuckers think they can fuck with my shit, but you can't kill the Rooster. You might can fuck him up some times, but, bitch, nobody kills the motherfucking Rooster. You know what I'm saying?


Quote: First steps are always the hardest but until they are taken the notion of progress remains only a notion and not an achievement. by author Aberjhani overlaid on photo of A white stripe pattern made up of concrete facade ribs
Photo Credit: Christian Perner

First steps are always the hardest but until they are taken the notion of progress remains only a notion and not an achievement.


Quote: 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. by author Tom Hiddleston overlaid on photo of white tulips with green leaves
Photo Credit: Kilimanjaro STUDIOz

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.


Quote: Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it. by author Saint Teresa of Avila overlaid on photo of pink and white roses on white surface
Photo Credit: Kilimanjaro STUDIOz

Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it. As soon you apply yourself to orison, you will at once feel your senses gather themselves together: they seem like bees which return to the hive and there shut themselves up to work at the making of honey. At the first call of the will, they come back more and more quickly. At last, after countless exercises, of this kind, God disposes them to a state of utter rest and of perfect contemplation.


Quote: 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. by author Sophie Kinsella overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape rocks
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

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.


Quote: I believe in persevering. If you persevere, success lies ahead of you. by author Liu Yang overlaid on photo of man raising arms between greenfield
Photo Credit: Hanny Naibaho

I believe in persevering. If you persevere, success lies ahead of you.


Quote: Persevere with a plan to reach your passion, and life will be good. by author Homer Hickam overlaid on photo of photo of author Homer Hickam with quote

Persevere with a plan to reach your passion, and life will be good.


Quote: Remember, it isn't the dreamers who have good lives -- it's the doers. Remember also what I call the three Ps of success: passion, planning, and perseverance. by author Homer Hickam overlaid on photo of photo of author Homer Hickam with quote

Remember, it isn't the dreamers who have good lives -- it's the doers. Remember also what I call the three Ps of success: passion, planning, and perseverance.


Quote: Keep passing the open windows. by author John Irving overlaid on photo of black bird on brown tree branch during daytime
Photo Credit: Eben Piater

Keep passing the open windows.


Quote: Determination in spite of the challenge makes us stronger. by author Ellen J. Barrier overlaid on photo of close shot of yellow flowers
Photo Credit: Masaaki Komori

Determination in spite of the challenge makes us stronger.


Quote: In order to defeat our challengers and rise above every obstacle, we must be able to persevere. by author Ellen J. Barrier overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

In order to defeat our challengers and rise above every obstacle, we must be able to persevere.


Quote: Individuals who have learned to endure and persevere through the storms of hardships are those who can dance in the rain during a storm. by author Ellen J. Barrier overlaid on photo of silhouette of man standing on seashore during sunset
Photo Credit: il vano

Individuals who have learned to endure and persevere through the storms of hardships are those who can dance in the rain during a storm.


Quote: Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist. by author Andrea Bocelli overlaid on photo of brides and groom looking each other
Photo Credit: Isaiah Rustad

Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist.


Quote: 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. by author Azim Premji overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Allec Gomes

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.


Quote: Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance. by author Abigail Adams overlaid on photo of adult yellow Labrador retriever inside black plastic basin
Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniels

Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.


Quote: It is madness. But sometimes, madness is the only path forward. by author Anne Fortier overlaid on photo of green plant in tilt shift lens
Photo Credit: Marek Piwnicki

It is madness. But sometimes, madness is the only path forward.


Quote: Keep trying until you have no more chances left. by author Aimee Carter overlaid on photo of two dragonflies on green cornate leaf
Photo Credit: mike mcgrath

Keep trying until you have no more chances left.


Quote: Perseverance is a virtue that cannot be understated. by author Bob Riley overlaid on photo of 3 women playing soccer on green grass field during daytime
Photo Credit: Spikeball

Perseverance is a virtue that cannot be understated.


Quote: Luck is a component that a lot of people in the arts sometimes fail to recognise: that you can have talent, perseverance, patience, but without luck you will not have a successful career. by author Bryan Cranston overlaid on photo of white wall paint with black line
Photo Credit: Avinash Kumar

Luck is a component that a lot of people in the arts sometimes fail to recognise: that you can have talent, perseverance, patience, but without luck you will not have a successful career.


You have to persevere, you have to just not give up, and you have to know what you want. You have to be able to see your dream.


Quote: The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success. by author David Sarnoff overlaid on photo of man kissing woman forehead
Photo Credit: Allef Vinicius

The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.


Quote: A little boy was asked how he learned to skate. 'By getting up every time I fell down,' he answered. by author David Seabury overlaid on photo of castle surrounded fog
Photo Credit: Martin Sattler

A little boy was asked how he learned to skate. 'By getting up every time I fell down,' he answered.


Quote: The best advice I ever got -- and it's the best advice I'd give anybody -- is just don't believe the word 'no.' Be persistent. Persevere. Keep going. Never, ever, ever give up. by author Dean Cain overlaid on photo of starry night in Texas
Photo Credit: Justin W

The best advice I ever got -- and it's the best advice I'd give anybody -- is just don't believe the word 'no.' Be persistent. Persevere. Keep going. Never, ever, ever give up.


Quote: Do whatever you want to persevere, work for your own things, and do not depend on anyone to be your provider. That way, in the future, you will be all right regardless of the circumstances. by author Dascha Polanco overlaid on photo of red moon wallpaper
Photo Credit: Luca Rüegg

Do whatever you want to persevere, work for your own things, and do not depend on anyone to be your provider. That way, in the future, you will be all right regardless of the circumstances.


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