Friday, 4 May 2018

Perseverance / Persistence - Quotes

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

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. - Charles Spurgeon

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. - Ovid

If you really want to make a difference, whether it's in helping other people, or whether it's in fighting for your country, or whether it's in the political arena, or journalism, or physics, you've got to persevere. You've got to understand that there are going to be some enormous bumps in the road. They can be personal. You can get hurt badly. You can lose a friend, or a child, or a wife, or a husband. But you've got to persevere, you've got to be guided by certain principles and stay the course. If you quit, if you run away when the going gets tough, you won't really understand what a full life is all about. - George H. W. Bush

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

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

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

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

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. - Thomas Carlyle

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Perseverance is stubbornness with a purpose. - Josh Shipp

Perseverance is the will to hold on a little longer when most would have given up a long time ago. - Unknown

Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. - Victor Hugo

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. - Matt Biond

Pig-headed stubbornness is the perseverance of somebody we don't like. - Robert Elliott Gonzales

Power will accomplish much, but perseverance more. - William Scott Downey

Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent. - Steve Martin

The key of persistence will open up any door that has been closed by resistance. - John Di Lemme

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