Quotations on Perseverance
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Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams
(Keywords: Courage, Perseverance, Difficulties, Obstacles)
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Brother, Genius, Friend, Hope, Perseverance, Caution, Succeed)
Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.
- Gillian Anderson
(Keywords: Action, Perseverance, Mind)
To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction - and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.
- Stephen Baker
(Keywords: Courage, Perseverance, Conviction, Force)
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Success, Perseverance, Virtue, Mediocrity)
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Soul, Perseverance, Discouragement, Persistence)
Much has been accomplished during the last year in the campaign against terrorism. This struggle will require vigilance, perseverance and sacrifice for many years to come.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Perseverance, Struggle, Terrorism, Vigilance, Will, Years)
Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Health, Perseverance, Climate, Dress, Exercise, Temperance)
Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent.
- William Cobbett
(Keywords: Men, Talent, Perseverance, Want)
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
- Marie Curie
(Keywords: Life, Perseverance, Confidence)
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich
(Keywords: Work, Perseverance, Hard work)
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests on perseverance.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Keywords: Ideas, Enthusiasm, Perseverance, World)
Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.
- Scott Hamilton
(Keywords: Life, Perseverance, Adversity)
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
(Keywords: Determination, Perseverance, Strength, Despair, Diligence, Skill)
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi
(Keywords: Life, Work, Sacrifice, Perseverance, Authority, Dedication, Football, Hard work, Respect, Self)
I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Keywords: Education, Life, Perseverance, Will)
No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.
- Ramana Maharshi
(Keywords: Success, Perseverance, Effort, Succeed)
I wish the Peace Corps and its volunteers continued success and perseverance. We are grateful for their contributions to society and dedication to providing assistance where it is needed. May the Peace Corps continue its legacy of service, both at home and abroad.
- Kenny Marchant
(Keywords: Home, Peace, Society, Success, Perseverance, Dedication, May, Service)
What I love about the East End is that there's a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.
- Eddie Marsan
(Keywords: Love, Courage, Determination, Perseverance, End, Ignorance)
What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire - the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.
- Ellen Ochoa
(Keywords: Motivation, Perseverance, Desire, Discovery, Gender)
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.
- Samuel Smiles
(Keywords: Men, Wisdom, Perseverance, Attention, Observation, Old, Possession, Road, Understanding)
What it is saying is that someone who was a world champion and who takes care of himself with a 17-year rest and applies the proper training techniques and perseverance could be successful.
- Mark Spitz
(Keywords: Successful, Perseverance, Care, Rest, Saying, Training, World)
There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine
(Keywords: Power, Time, Perseverance, End, Force)
I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice, and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves.
- Major Taylor
(Keywords: Success, Courage, Perseverance, Patience, Prejudice, Will)
I don't know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder... I think it's just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success.
- Tanya Tucker
(Keywords: Success, Perseverance, Desire, Succeed, Wonder)
We, of our time, have played our part in the perseverance, and we have pledged ourselves to the dead generations who have preserved intact for us this glorious heritage, that we, too, will strive to be faithful to the end, and pass on this tradition unblemished.
- Eamon de Valera
(Keywords: Time, Perseverance, End, Generations, Tradition, Will)
Who of us is able to read and understand and be entirely confident of the validity of his title to the land he lives on, and which he has redeemed from a state of nature by the most indefatigable industry and perseverance?
- William H. Wharton
(Keywords: Nature, Perseverance, Land, State, Validity)
But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
- William J. Wilson
(Keywords: Leadership, Character, Creativity, Perseverance, Measure, Tests, Will)