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Quotes About Perseverance to Help You Hang in There (Page 2 of 2)

Quote: Perseverance is not a passive submission to circumstances--it is a strong and active response to the difficult events of life. by author Elizabeth George overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower field under blue sky during daytime
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Perseverance is not a passive submission to circumstances--it is a strong and active response to the difficult events of life.


Quote: Give light, and people will find the way. by author Ella Baker overlaid on photo of cactus flowers
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Give light, and people will find the way.


Quote: Quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to. by author George Allen overlaid on photo of iceberg near mountain during day
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Quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.


Quote: A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance. by author Gary Hamel overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing
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A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance.


Quote: Persevere and get it done. by author George Allen, Sr.  overlaid on photo of feet in sand
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Persevere and get it done.


Quote: 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. by author Geraldine Brooks overlaid on photo of white flowers in brown stem
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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.


Quote: Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears. by author Gillian Anderson overlaid on photo of grayscale photography of woman hugging another woman
Photo Credit: Anastasia Vityukova

Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.


Quote: Giving up is the only sure way to fail. by author Gena Showalter overlaid on photo of grassland landscape
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Giving up is the only sure way to fail.


Quote: One must exploit the asynchronies that have befallen one, link them to a promising issue or domain, reframe frustrations as opportunities, and, above all, persevere. by author Howard Gardner overlaid on photo of close up photo of tabby cat
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One must exploit the asynchronies that have befallen one, link them to a promising issue or domain, reframe frustrations as opportunities, and, above all, persevere.


Quote: If you persevere long enough, if you do the right things long enough, the right things will happen. by author Ian Millar overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
Photo Credit: Khamkéo Vilaysing

If you persevere long enough, if you do the right things long enough, the right things will happen.


Quote: There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent. by author Joe Strummer overlaid on photo of person in red shirt walking on brown field under gray sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Clay Banks

There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.




Quote: Take risks. Fail. Pick yourself back up again. And always, always remember this: there is no adversity capable of stopping you once the choice to persevere is made. by author Jason Kilar overlaid on photo of green water in close up photography
Photo Credit: Pawel Czerwinski

Take risks. Fail. Pick yourself back up again. And always, always remember this: there is no adversity capable of stopping you once the choice to persevere is made.


Quote: I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person. by author Judith Hill overlaid on photo of ocean
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I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person.


Quote: Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it. by author Josephus Daniels overlaid on photo of trees at sunset
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Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.


Quote: We will persevere, come life or death. by author Lewis Tappan overlaid on photo of grassland landscape
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We will persevere, come life or death.


Quote: The most inspiring piece of advice I've gotten is simply to persevere. My mom taught me to always keep going no matter what from an early age. When it feels too difficult to push forward, I always remind myself, 'This too shall pass,' and then I redouble my efforts. by author Liya Kebede overlaid on photo of Liya Kebede quote; white text on black background

The most inspiring piece of advice I've gotten is simply to persevere. My mom taught me to always keep going no matter what from an early age. When it feels too difficult to push forward, I always remind myself, 'This too shall pass,' and then I redouble my efforts.


Quote: It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential. by author Lynn Davies overlaid on photo of man and woman facing backward while woman's head on man's shoulder on tip of hill
Photo Credit: Aiony Haust

It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential.


Quote: It is a long road from conception to completion. by author Moliere overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of woman standing outdoors
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It is a long road from conception to completion.


Quote: The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. by author Moliere overlaid on photo of sunset
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The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.


Quote: 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. by author Kalpana Chawla overlaid on photo of closeup photography of brown and gray concrete bricks
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

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.


Quote: To some degree we all live with uncertainty. We have no control over the future. Yet we carry on, we persevere, because, I guess, it's the way we're made. by author Karen Thompson Walker overlaid on photo of pink
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To some degree we all live with uncertainty. We have no control over the future. Yet we carry on, we persevere, because, I guess, it's the way we're made.


Quote: Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer. by author Madalyn Murray O'Hair overlaid on photo of person submerged on body of water holding sparkler
Photo Credit: Kristopher Roller

Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.


Quote: Sometimes things aren't clear right away. That's where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead. by author Mary Pierce overlaid on photo of smiling woman
Photo Credit: Christian Bowen

Sometimes things aren't clear right away. That's where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead.


Quote: Sometimes my body is aching, but I always think, 'Why am I in this? Why do I love it so much?' That's what makes me persevere, that's what makes me keep on going. by author Michelle Kwan overlaid on photo of man standing on cliff under white sky
Photo Credit: Francisco Gonzalez

Sometimes my body is aching, but I always think, 'Why am I in this? Why do I love it so much?' That's what makes me persevere, that's what makes me keep on going.


Quote: When a man is in the right path, he must persevere. by author P. T. Barnum overlaid on photo of brown brick wall photography
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When a man is in the right path, he must persevere.


Quote: Keep the faith, don't lose your perseverance and always trust your gut extinct. by author Paula Abdul overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing
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Keep the faith, don't lose your perseverance and always trust your gut extinct.


Quote: We persevere because we believe rewards will come. by author Philip Yancey overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hands in silhouette photography
Photo Credit: Caleb Ekeroth

We persevere because we believe rewards will come.


Quote: Always persevere, always have a great perspective, and always have great purpose in your life. by author Russell Wilson overlaid on photo of Close-up of a white line on green grass in a soccer field
Photo Credit: Sandro Schuh

Always persevere, always have a great perspective, and always have great purpose in your life.


Quote: 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. by author Roger von Oech overlaid on photo of body of water
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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.


Quote: My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker. by author Robert Wise overlaid on photo of red metal bridge over river
Photo Credit: J. Balla Photography

My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker.


Quote: Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless. by author Scott Hamilton overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower field under blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Todd Trapani

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


Quote: The key to success is action, and the essential in action is perseverance. by author Sun Yat-sen overlaid on photo of yellow sunflowers
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The key to success is action, and the essential in action is perseverance.


Quote: If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom. by author Sydney Madwed overlaid on photo of silhouette photography of wavy ocean
Photo Credit: Roberto Catarinicchia

If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.


Quote: The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination. by author Tommy Lasorda overlaid on photo of pink heart art
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.


Quote: Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle. by author Sacha Baron Cohen overlaid on photo of brown long coated small dog lying on white textile
Photo Credit: Connor Home

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.


Quote: Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent. by author William Cobbett overlaid on photo of sunset
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Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent.


Quote: Don't get upset when people don't support your dreams, those same folk aren't supporting their own dreams. by author Wesley Snipes overlaid on photo of black fishes
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Don't get upset when people don't support your dreams, those same folk aren't supporting their own dreams.


Quote: Paralyze resistance with persistence. by author Woody Hayes overlaid on photo of black dog photography
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Paralyze resistance with persistence.


Quote: I can plod. I can persevere in any definite pursuit. To this I owe everything. by author William Carey overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on persons hand
Photo Credit: J. Balla Photography

I can plod. I can persevere in any definite pursuit. To this I owe everything.


Quote: Acting is equal parts talent and perseverance. by author Zach McGowan overlaid on photo of woman in black shirt standing on yellow flower field during daytime
Photo Credit: Francesco Salandin

Acting is equal parts talent and perseverance.


Quote: Steep is the way to mastery. by author Eugen Herrigel overlaid on photo of gray slabs
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Steep is the way to mastery.


Quote: Setbacks are common enemies of both achievers and people whose dream cut short. The difference is that the former persist against continual setbacks while the latter quit. by author Assegid Habtewold overlaid on photo of brown and white tabby cat
Photo Credit: Charlie Deets

Setbacks are common enemies of both achievers and people whose dream cut short. The difference is that the former persist against continual setbacks while the latter quit.


Quote: If you've seen a clear and worthy vision, you get up every morning to pursue your vision even if you were knocked down the previous day. by author Assegid Habtewold overlaid on photo of pink tulip in bloom close up photo
Photo Credit: Simona Sergi

If you've seen a clear and worthy vision, you get up every morning to pursue your vision even if you were knocked down the previous day.


Quote: Luck can be created. Build your character until luck becomes your destiny. by author Bill Masur overlaid on photo of yellow and blue painted wall
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Luck can be created. Build your character until luck becomes your destiny.


Quote: You have to practice even, maybe especially, when it hurts. by author Jeff Goins overlaid on photo of woman holding brown umbrella
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You have to practice even, maybe especially, when it hurts.


Quote: Starting is Easy. Finishing Strong; is for the Tough. by author Jeanette Coron overlaid on photo of dome tent with galaxy with stars
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Starting is Easy. Finishing Strong; is for the Tough.


Quote: Trite as it sounds, follow your heart. Persevere. And if you follow your heart and persevere, it will pay off. by author Mike Portnoy overlaid on photo of photo of author Mike Portnoy with quote

Trite as it sounds, follow your heart. Persevere. And if you follow your heart and persevere, it will pay off.


Quote: One of the hardest decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder. by author Ziad K. Abdelnour overlaid on photo of brown rugby ball
Photo Credit: Dave Adamson

One of the hardest decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.


Quote: There are always periodic opportunities to give up, while every single moment is an opportunity to persevere. by author Dean F. Wilson overlaid on photo of photo of author Dean F. Wilson with quote

There are always periodic opportunities to give up, while every single moment is an opportunity to persevere.




Quote: You have to persist when others give up. Remember this. Always. by author Dhaval Gajera overlaid on photo of fawn pug standing on textile
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You have to persist when others give up. Remember this. Always.


Quote: There's something to be said for perseverance. by author Ayanna Pressley overlaid on photo of purple petaled flower
Photo Credit: Biegun Wschodni

There's something to be said for perseverance.


Quote: Failure leaves open a door for us to try, and try again. by author Robert M. Hensel overlaid on photo of landscape photography of mountains with cloudy skies during golden hour
Photo Credit: Nitish Meena

Failure leaves open a door for us to try, and try again.


Quote: You don't have to achieve everything overnight. You just have to be willing to try. One day at a time. Just keep trying. Keep believing. by author Akiroq Brost overlaid on photo of lighted candle in dark room
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You don't have to achieve everything overnight. You just have to be willing to try. One day at a time. Just keep trying. Keep believing.


Quote: Imagination allows you to think of the journey worth making. Motivation gets you started. But, it's patience and perseverance that get you there. by author Ernie J Zelinski overlaid on photo of black textile on white textile
Photo Credit: Ekaterina Novitskaya

Imagination allows you to think of the journey worth making. Motivation gets you started. But, it's patience and perseverance that get you there.


Quote: The greatest skill is the ability to persevere. by author Avina Celeste overlaid on photo of black and white photo of woman looking upward
Photo Credit: Peter Sjo

The greatest skill is the ability to persevere.


Quote: 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. by author Yngwie Malmsteen overlaid on photo of photo of author Yngwie Malmsteen with quote

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.


Quote: I have learned that you need to have patience, perseverance, and faith in people to reach your goals. by author Richarlison overlaid on photo of yellow flower field near bare trees during daytime
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I have learned that you need to have patience, perseverance, and faith in people to reach your goals.




Quote: We conquer by continuing. by author George Matheson overlaid on photo of gray road beside a trees
Photo Credit: Elijah M. Henderson

We conquer by continuing.


Quote: Taint no use to sit and whine 'Cause the fish ain't on your line; Bait your hook an' keep on tryin', Keep a-goin'! by author Frank Lebby Stanton overlaid on photo of orange room with open door
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Taint no use to sit and whine 'Cause the fish ain't on your line; Bait your hook an' keep on tryin', Keep a-goin'!


Quote: Take It From Me: Life's a Struggle but You Can Win. by author Erin Brockovich overlaid on photo of photo of author Erin Brockovich with quote

Take It From Me: Life's a Struggle but You Can Win.


Quote: It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently. by author Tony Robbins overlaid on photo of brown short coated puppy on white textile
Photo Credit: Nima Naseri

It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently.


Quote: Being alive is sign of strength! by author Hiro Mashima overlaid on photo of brown labrador puppy
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Being alive is sign of strength!


Quote: It's easier to start over than to work to make something last. by author Rachel Hawthorne overlaid on photo of sunset
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It's easier to start over than to work to make something last.


Quote: Persevere. That's what I always say to people. There's no easy route. by author Lonnie Johnson overlaid on photo of photo of author Lonnie Johnson with quote

Persevere. That's what I always say to people. There's no easy route.


Quote: You're going to hit some rough patches. You're going to run into obstacles. People are going to say, 'You can't do it.' But you have to persevere. You have to keep working hard and believing in yourself. by author Chris Harris, Jr.  overlaid on photo of blue, yellow, and purple starry sky during nighttime
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You're going to hit some rough patches. You're going to run into obstacles. People are going to say, 'You can't do it.' But you have to persevere. You have to keep working hard and believing in yourself.


Quote: Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. by author Edward Eggleston overlaid on photo of shallow focus photo of green leaves
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Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.


Quote: Keep moving forward, don't listen to the naysayers, persevere, be persistent. by author Rudy Ruettiger overlaid on photo of sunset
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Keep moving forward, don't listen to the naysayers, persevere, be persistent.


Quote: You cannot by any chance fail if you persevere. by author Anthony Bennett overlaid on photo of photo of author Anthony Bennett with quote

You cannot by any chance fail if you persevere.


Quote: That all things are possible to him who believes, that they are less difficult to him who hopes, they are more easy to him who loves, and still more easy to him who perseveres in the practice of these three virtues. by author Brother Lawrence overlaid on photo of photo of author Brother Lawrence with quote

That all things are possible to him who believes, that they are less difficult to him who hopes, they are more easy to him who loves, and still more easy to him who perseveres in the practice of these three virtues.


Quote: The bending of men's hearts to believe and persevere are the supernatural fruits of God's eternal decree, and not the natural fruits of man's depraved and frail free-will. by author William Jenkyn overlaid on photo of photo of author William Jenkyn with quote

The bending of men's hearts to believe and persevere are the supernatural fruits of God's eternal decree, and not the natural fruits of man's depraved and frail free-will.


Quote: To begin is for everyone. To persevere is for saints. by author Josemaria Escriva overlaid on photo of photo of author Josemaria Escriva with quote

To begin is for everyone. To persevere is for saints.




Quote: Success is like a lovely woman, wooed by many men, but folded in the arms of him alone who, free from over-zeal, firmly persists and calmly perseveres. by author J. K. Bharavi overlaid on photo of black and yellow wall sconce
Photo Credit: Jarrod Reed

Success is like a lovely woman, wooed by many men, but folded in the arms of him alone who, free from over-zeal, firmly persists and calmly perseveres.


Quote: It is easy to infuse a most fervent devotion into others, even in a short time; but the great matter is -- to persevere. by author Philip Neri overlaid on photo of photo of author Philip Neri with quote

It is easy to infuse a most fervent devotion into others, even in a short time; but the great matter is -- to persevere.


Quote: He was not the strongest, the quickest, or the most talented, not by any measure. He knew this and knew he could not control this. However, he could control his effort, the work he put in, and there he would not be beaten. by author Evan Winter overlaid on photo of blue and white abstract painting
Photo Credit: Daniele Levis Pelusi

He was not the strongest, the quickest, or the most talented, not by any measure. He knew this and knew he could not control this. However, he could control his effort, the work he put in, and there he would not be beaten.


Quote: When the well's nearly dry and you're not sure you have the strength to persevere, fill up on love and friendship, then take another step, and then another, until you reach your goal. by author Liza M. Wiemer overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on pink flower
Photo Credit: Nandhu Kumar

When the well's nearly dry and you're not sure you have the strength to persevere, fill up on love and friendship, then take another step, and then another, until you reach your goal.


Quote: The only way through it...is through it. by author Jason Versey overlaid on photo of four wooden boat on teal sea
Photo Credit: Jakob Owens

The only way through it...is through it.


Quote: Tripping and falling are part of what makes living real
Rising and reaching are what make you capture the ideal
Don't sit there mourning 
Get up rejoicing
It is a new day...
with a will, there is a way! by author Manuela George-Izunwa overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountain during sunset
Photo Credit: Frank Zinsli

Tripping and falling are part of what makes living real
Rising and reaching are what make you capture the ideal
Don't sit there mourning
Get up rejoicing
It is a new day...
with a will, there is a way!


Quote: Persevere. There is one dandelion that grows from the crack in the cement. Let that one dandelion be YOU. by author Dr. Margaret Aranda overlaid on photo of rock formation under starry skies
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Persevere. There is one dandelion that grows from the crack in the cement. Let that one dandelion be YOU.


Quote: Don't ever let rejections or failures put you down and keep you from trying. Believe in yourself, have an unwavering desire to excel, put in your best your efforts, persevere and you will blaze your trail. by author Dr. Roopleen overlaid on photo of person in black hoodie using laptop computer
Photo Credit: Bermix Studio

Don't ever let rejections or failures put you down and keep you from trying. Believe in yourself, have an unwavering desire to excel, put in your best your efforts, persevere and you will blaze your trail.


Quote: Your only barriers are what you let them be. by author Gino Norris overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing beside body of water during daytime
Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba

Your only barriers are what you let them be.


Quote: Keep trying no matter how many times you have failed.
If you fail, try, try again.
Never stop trying.
You success will come unexpected. by author Lailah GiftyAkita overlaid on photo of white smoke
Photo Credit: Josep Martins

Keep trying no matter how many times you have failed.
If you fail, try, try again.
Never stop trying.
You success will come unexpected.


Quote: Until then we must carry on and have courage. by author Jan Moran overlaid on photo of body of water under cloudy sky at night
Photo Credit: Lukas Robertson

Until then we must carry on and have courage.


Quote: When there's a setback, someone with a fixed mindset will start thinking, 'Maybe I don't have what it takes?' They may get defensive and give up. A hallmark of a successful person is that they persist in the face of obstacle, and often, these obstacles are blessings in disguise. by author Carol S. Dweck overlaid on photo of Carol S. Dweck quote; white text on black background

When there's a setback, someone with a fixed mindset will start thinking, 'Maybe I don't have what it takes?' They may get defensive and give up. A hallmark of a successful person is that they persist in the face of obstacle, and often, these obstacles are blessings in disguise.


Quote: Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time. by author Marabel Morgan overlaid on photo of Close-up of a white line on green grass in a soccer field
Photo Credit: Sandro Schuh

Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.


Quote: Persistence wears down resistance. by author William J Federer overlaid on photo of brown trees under blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Jr. Farren

Persistence wears down resistance.


Quote: Our motto must be, Non-Resistant Persistence. by author Marnie Swedberg overlaid on photo of silhouette of person on top of mountain pointing flashlight on sky filled with stars at night time
Photo Credit: Dino Reichmuth

Our motto must be, Non-Resistant Persistence.


Quote: What matters more than where you are is the direction you are heading. by author Cameron C. Taylor overlaid on photo of person holding gray leaf
Photo Credit: Jakob Owens

What matters more than where you are is the direction you are heading.


Quote: If you want to write, just believe that you can, because it's about perseverance. by author Tomi Adeyemi overlaid on photo of photo of author Tomi Adeyemi with quote

If you want to write, just believe that you can, because it's about perseverance.


Quote: A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence. by author Jim Watkins overlaid on photo of man jumping on hill during golden hour
Photo Credit: Kyle Cottrell

A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.


Quote: When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone. by author Autumn Morning Star overlaid on photo of grey hlalway
Photo Credit: Filip Kominik

When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone.


Quote: Patience and perseverance are never more thoroughly Christian graces than when features of prayer. by author Samuel I. Prime overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in glass vase
Photo Credit: Cath Smith

Patience and perseverance are never more thoroughly Christian graces than when features of prayer.


Quote: A successful person is just a novice who started and kept on going. by author Maddy Malhotra overlaid on photo of silhouette of elephant on brown sand during sunset
Photo Credit: Jordan Heinrichs

A successful person is just a novice who started and kept on going.


Quote: When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of brown butterfly
Photo Credit: Chan Nyein

When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.


Quote: Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you. by author Ovid overlaid on photo of photo of author Ovid with quote

Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you.


Quote: It ain't over 'til it's over. by author Yogi Berra overlaid on photo of white and gray cat
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It ain't over 'til it's over.


Quote: Little strokes fell great oaks. by author Benjamin Franklin overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of fountain pen
Photo Credit: John Jennings

Little strokes fell great oaks.


Quote: In case of doubt, push on just a little further and then keep on pushing. by author George S. Patton overlaid on photo of person holding gray leaf
Photo Credit: Jakob Owens

In case of doubt, push on just a little further and then keep on pushing.


Quote: You don't get to choose not to pay a price, you only get to choose which price you pay. by author Jordan Peterson overlaid on photo of photo of author Jordan Peterson with quote

You don't get to choose not to pay a price, you only get to choose which price you pay.


Quote: Persistence is the iron quality of success; if you persist long enough you must eventually succeed. by author Brian Tracy overlaid on photo of red metal bridge over river
Photo Credit: J. Balla Photography

Persistence is the iron quality of success; if you persist long enough you must eventually succeed.


Quote: What you resist, persists. by author Neale Donald Walsch overlaid on photo of photo of author Neale Donald Walsch with quote

What you resist, persists.


Quote: Resolve in advance to persist until you succeed, no matter what the difficulty. by author Brian Tracy overlaid on photo of rock mountain during starry night
Photo Credit: Pawel Nolbert

Resolve in advance to persist until you succeed, no matter what the difficulty.


Quote: No great achievement is possible without persistent work. by author Bertrand Russell overlaid on photo of fawn pug on bed
Photo Credit: Mink Mingle

No great achievement is possible without persistent work.


Quote: Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. by author Michael Jordan overlaid on photo of yellow Labrador puppy running on field
Photo Credit: cristian castillo

Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.


Quote: If at first you don't succeed, try hard work. by author William Feather overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of brown and black bird
Photo Credit: Victor Sauca

If at first you don't succeed, try hard work.


Quote: So long as there is breath in me, that long will I persist. by author Og Mandino overlaid on photo of person forming heart with their hands
Photo Credit: Tyler Nix

So long as there is breath in me, that long will I persist.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.


Quote: Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. by author Samuel Johnson overlaid on photo of A stack of thick folders on a white surface
Photo Credit: Beatriz Pérez Moya

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.


Quote: 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. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of Clear blue ocean washing on the sandy shore on a clear day in Cancún
Photo Credit: Joe Cooke

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.


Quote: Even when lightning flashes inside them... we say they are only clouds and turn our attention to the next meal, next pain, next breath, the next page. This is how we go on. by author Stephen King overlaid on photo of white and brown kitten on black table
Photo Credit: Ray ZHUANG

Even when lightning flashes inside them... we say they are only clouds and turn our attention to the next meal, next pain, next breath, the next page. This is how we go on.


Quote: Stay the course. When thwarted try again; harder; smarter. Persevere relentlessly. by author John Wooden overlaid on photo of tabby cat touching person's palm
Photo Credit: Jonas Vincent

Stay the course. When thwarted try again; harder; smarter. Persevere relentlessly.


Quote: Have passion for what you do; believe in yourself and your product and your customer; persevere; delegate; listen. Have fun. Today, I add: Do good. by author Richard Branson overlaid on photo of plain background
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Have passion for what you do; believe in yourself and your product and your customer; persevere; delegate; listen. Have fun. Today, I add: Do good.


Quote: It is a shameful thing for the soul to faint while the body still perseveres. by author Marcus Aurelius Antoninus overlaid on photo of photo of author Marcus Aurelius Antoninus with quote

It is a shameful thing for the soul to faint while the body still perseveres.


Quote: Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. by author Thomas Edison overlaid on photo of person cooking on seashore
Photo Credit: Liam Simpson

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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


Quote: A man of sense is never discouraged by difficulties; he redoubles his industry and his diligence, he perseveres and infallibly prevails at last. by author William James overlaid on photo of closeup photography of brown and gray concrete bricks
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

A man of sense is never discouraged by difficulties; he redoubles his industry and his diligence, he perseveres and infallibly prevails at last.


Quote: Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working. by author Oscar Wilde overlaid on photo of green trees on body of water during daytime
Photo Credit: diGital Sennin

Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working.


Quote: If you have infinite patience and perseverance, success is bound to come. No mistake in that. by author Swami Vivekananda overlaid on photo of body of water under clear blue sky painting
Photo Credit: Adam Dutton

If you have infinite patience and perseverance, success is bound to come. No mistake in that.


Quote: Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages. by author George Washington overlaid on photo of silhouette of man and woman kissing during sunset
Photo Credit: MARCOS CORRADINI

Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.


Quote: He who can have patience can have what he will. by author Benjamin Franklin overlaid on photo of dog looking upward
Photo Credit: Rob Wingate

He who can have patience can have what he will.


Quote: I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise. by author Abraham Lincoln overlaid on photo of woman standing on forest
Photo Credit: Tobias Hort-Giess

I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise.


Quote: Whatever gets you through the night. by author John Lennon overlaid on photo of person wearing suit reading business newspaper
Photo Credit: Adeolu Eletu

Whatever gets you through the night.


Quote: Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. by author Abraham Lincoln overlaid on photo of woman about to kiss a tan puppy
Photo Credit: Daniel Lincoln

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


Quote: Infinite patience, infinite purity, and infinite perseverance are the secret of success in a good cause. by author Swami Vivekananda overlaid on photo of grayscale photography of woman hugging another woman
Photo Credit: Anastasia Vityukova

Infinite patience, infinite purity, and infinite perseverance are the secret of success in a good cause.


Quote: I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process. by author Thomas Edison overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on yellow flower
Photo Credit: Joshua J. Cotten

I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process.


Quote: Purity, perseverance, and energy- these three I want. by author Swami Vivekananda overlaid on photo of girl leaning on wall during daytime
Photo Credit: Kiana Bosman

Purity, perseverance, and energy- these three I want.


Quote: Purity, patience and perseverance overcome all obstacles. All great things must of necessity be slow. by author Swami Vivekananda overlaid on photo of brown hedgehog
Photo Credit: Liudmyla Denysiuk

Purity, patience and perseverance overcome all obstacles. All great things must of necessity be slow.


Quote: I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance. by author Steve Jobs overlaid on photo of woman in white dress walking on pathway between trees during daytime
Photo Credit: Greg Rosenke

I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.


Quote: Beginners are many; finishers are few. by author Stephen Covey overlaid on photo of 3 women standing on green grass field under blue sky during daytime
Photo Credit: quokkabottles

Beginners are many; finishers are few.


Quote: Every work has got to pass through hundreds of difficulties before succeeding. Those that persevere will see the light, sooner or later. by author Swami Vivekananda overlaid on photo of lighted candle in dark room
Photo Credit: Carolyn V

Every work has got to pass through hundreds of difficulties before succeeding. Those that persevere will see the light, sooner or later.


Quote: When things go wrong, don't go with them. by author Elvis Presley overlaid on photo of rocks on sea side at daytime
Photo Credit: Tj Holowaychuk

When things go wrong, don't go with them.


Quote: Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength. by author Chris Bradford overlaid on photo of photography of white sky at golden hour
Photo Credit: Max Delsid

Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.


Quote: We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. by author J. K. Rowling overlaid on photo of photo of author J. K. Rowling with quote

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.


Quote: Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it! by author Hector Crawford overlaid on photo of pink rose in close up photography
Photo Credit: Alice Mourou

Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!


Quote: We're all going to keep fighting, Harry. You know that? by author Neville Longbottom overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of white flowers
Photo Credit: Anthony DELANOIX

We're all going to keep fighting, Harry. You know that?


Quote: Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. by author Drew Barrymore overlaid on photo of brown hedgehog
Photo Credit: Liudmyla Denysiuk

Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.


Quote: Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it. by author Joel Osteen overlaid on photo of blue and pink light illustration
Photo Credit: Gradienta

Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.


Quote: 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. by author Randy Pausch overlaid on photo of Randy Pausch quote: 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.- black text on quotes background

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.


Quote: A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of man jumping on hill during golden hour
Photo Credit: Kyle Cottrell

A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn.


Quote: Everyone wants some magic pill -- some life hack -- that eliminates the need to do the work. But that does not exist. by author Jocko Willink overlaid on photo of photo of author Jocko Willink with quote

Everyone wants some magic pill -- some life hack -- that eliminates the need to do the work. But that does not exist.


Quote: A crowbar is a universal pass key. by author Terry Pratchett overlaid on photo of low angle photography of green and brown tree
Photo Credit: Mathias P.R. Reding

A crowbar is a universal pass key.


Quote: I don't have talent, so I just get up earlier. by author Henry Rollins overlaid on photo of man smiling while facing other person
Photo Credit: Sherman Yang

I don't have talent, so I just get up earlier.


Quote: You will receive most when you will expect least. by author Santosh Kalwar overlaid on photo of sunflowers
Photo Credit: Maria Oswalt

You will receive most when you will expect least.


Quote: Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success. by author Leigh Mitchell Hodges overlaid on photo of white stars in the sky during night time
Photo Credit: Jonas Von Werne

Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.


Quote: The secret to genius is not genetics but daily practice married with relentless perseverance. by author Robin Sharma overlaid on photo of red
Photo Credit: Denise Bossarte

The secret to genius is not genetics but daily practice married with relentless perseverance.


Quote: The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind. by author Adam Grant overlaid on photo of photo of author Adam Grant with quote

The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind.


Quote: He conquers who endures. by author Persius overlaid on photo of time lapse photography of several burning US dollar banknotes
Photo Credit: Jp Valery

He conquers who endures.


Quote: If four things are followed -- having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance -- then anything can be achieved. by author A. P. J. Abdul Kalam overlaid on photo of person holding white book
Photo Credit: Valentin Salja

If four things are followed -- having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance -- then anything can be achieved.


Quote: There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come. by author Victor Hugo overlaid on photo of red tulips
Photo Credit: lilartsy

There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.


Quote: The magnitude of a progress is gauged by the greatness of the sacrifice that it requires. by author Friedrich Nietzsche overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of kissing man and woman
Photo Credit: Dylan Sauerwein

The magnitude of a progress is gauged by the greatness of the sacrifice that it requires.


Quote: In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance. by author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe overlaid on photo of three person looking stars and milky way
Photo Credit: Benjamin Davies

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance.


Quote: No conqueror believes in chance. by author Friedrich Nietzsche overlaid on photo of 100 us dollar bill
Photo Credit: Frederick Warren

No conqueror believes in chance.


Quote: Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering. by author Santosh Kalwar overlaid on photo of green and white painted wall
Photo Credit: Jené Stephaniuk

Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering.


Quote: There is no armor like perseverance. by author Sogyal Rinpoche overlaid on photo of photo of author Sogyal Rinpoche with quote

There is no armor like perseverance.


Quote: I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of woman stretching
Photo Credit: Emily Sea

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.


Quote: The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal. by author Criss Jami overlaid on photo of birds flying over boat
Photo Credit: Esteban Amaro

The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.


Quote: It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. by author Confucius overlaid on photo of photo of author Confucius with quote

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


Quote: Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect. by author Arthur Schopenhauer overlaid on photo of white and brown corgi besides brown dog
Photo Credit: Alvan Nee

Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.


Quote: When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. by author Franklin D. Roosevelt overlaid on photo of colored pencil lined up on top of white surface
Photo Credit: Jess Bailey

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.


Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged.


Quote: When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes. by author Thomas Edison overlaid on photo of time lapse photography of lightning during storm
Photo Credit: Luka Vovk

When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.


Quote: Victory belongs to the most persevering. by author Napoléon Bonaparte overlaid on photo of snow mountains under nightsky
Photo Credit: Patrick Carr

Victory belongs to the most persevering.


Quote: Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. by author Victor Hugo overlaid on photo of stacks of cash wallpaper
Photo Credit: Celyn Kang

Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.


Quote: The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. by author Woodrow Wilson overlaid on photo of lit candle in focus photography
Photo Credit: Anjo Antony

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.


Quote: Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer. by author Winston Churchill overlaid on photo of 2 person doing heart hand gesture
Photo Credit: Priscilla Du Preez

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.


Quote: Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. by author William Ellery Channing overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on person index finger
Photo Credit: Amy Humphries

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.


Quote: 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. by author Thomas Carlyle overlaid on photo of green plant
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

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.


Quote: 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. by author Samuel Johnson overlaid on photo of green leafed plant on clear glass vase filled with water
Photo Credit: Sarah Dorweiler

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.


Quote: Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. by author Samuel Johnson overlaid on photo of grassland landscape
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. Those that walk with vigor, three hours a day, will pass in seven years a space equal to the circumference of the globe.


Quote: After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. by author Nelson Mandela overlaid on photo of white rose enclosed photograph
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended.


Quote: Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. by author Napoleon Hill overlaid on photo of blue wooden door opened
Photo Credit: Joaquin Paz y Miño

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.


Quote: Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. by author Napoleon Hill overlaid on photo of green and black canon on green grass field under blue and white sunny cloudy sky
Photo Credit: Robert Linder

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.


Quote: As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want. by author Mike Tyson overlaid on photo of black pug with gray knit scarf
Photo Credit: Charles Deluvio

As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.


Quote: Don't feel entitled to anything you didn't sweat and struggle for. by author Marian Wright Edelman overlaid on photo of woman singing on stage
Photo Credit: Alexander Popov

Don't feel entitled to anything you didn't sweat and struggle for.


Quote: Perseverance and perspective until victory. by author Lincoln Diaz-Balart overlaid on photo of woman in white shirt sitting on brown rock near lake during daytime
Photo Credit: Ali Zbeeb

Perseverance and perspective until victory.


Quote: You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance. by author Lou Holtz overlaid on photo of woman standing in green field
Photo Credit: Olia Nayda

You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.


Quote: He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind. by author Leonardo da Vinci overlaid on photo of mountains with trees under white star at night
Photo Credit: Nathan Anderson

He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.


Quote: 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. by author John D. Rockefeller overlaid on photo of person using laptop computer
Photo Credit: Christin Hume

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.


Quote: The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. by author Henry Ward Beecher overlaid on photo of grey hlalway
Photo Credit: Filip Kominik

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


Quote: Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. by author George Eliot overlaid on photo of aerial view of trees
Photo Credit: Markus Spiske

Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.


Quote: Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. by author F. Scott Fitzgerald overlaid on photo of two grey elephants on grass plains during sunset
Photo Credit: Mylon Ollila

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.


Quote: 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. by author Earl Nightingale overlaid on photo of light blue
Photo Credit: Stefan Grage

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.


Quote: A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. by author Christopher Reeve overlaid on photo of photo of author Christopher Reeve with quote

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


Quote: For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. by author Carl Sagan overlaid on photo of yellow green leaf
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.


Quote: People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents. by author Andrew Carnegie overlaid on photo of clear hour glass with brown frame
Photo Credit: NeONBRAND

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


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