Quotations on Endurance

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Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.
- William Barclay
(Keywords: Ability, Endurance, Glory)

What is a ruin but time easing itself of endurance?
- Djuna Barnes
(Keywords: Time, Endurance, Ruin)

By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul.
- Theodore Bikel
(Keywords: Soul, Action, Battle, Endurance, Hunger, Memories, Nobility, Starvation)

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Courage, Virtue, Endurance, Fatigue, First)

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Power, Time, Strength, Cheerfulness, Endurance, Man, Will)

Endurance is patience concentrated.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Endurance, Patience)

Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Keywords: Soul, Achievement, Alliance, Endurance, Infinite)

The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.
- Joseph Conrad
(Keywords: Power, Truth, Courage, Consciousness, Endurance, Faithfulness, Generosity, Sea)

I've gotten very good at scheduling my life, scheduling the scene and preparing myself for knowing, saving the energy, consuming the energy, knowing when to go for it and having the available reserves to be able to do that. You have to think about that, because it's endurance.
- Tom Cruise
(Keywords: Life, Endurance, Energy)

The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Men, Brother, Endurance, World)

The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.
- Frederick Douglass
(Keywords: Endurance, Limits)

I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
- William Faulkner
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Soul, Compassion, Endurance, Man, Spirit, Voice, Will)

Man is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
- Morgan Freeman
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Soul, Compassion, Endurance, Man, Spirit, Voice)

The endurance of the inequalities of life by the poor is the marvel of human society.
- James Anthony Froude
(Keywords: Life, Society, Endurance, Poor)

In the early 1930s, flying from England to Australia was the longest flight in the world. It was considered extremely dangerous and hazardous, pushing pilots to the limits of mechanical skills and human endurance. Aviation was young.
- Mary Garden
(Keywords: Aviation, Endurance, EnglFlying, Limits, World)

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Keywords: Endurance, Film)

Heroism is endurance for one moment more.
- George F. Kennan
(Keywords: Endurance, Heroism)

I did work out every day. I needed it to have the endurance to do what needed to be done and not get hurt. I have such a new respect for action stars now.
- Sanaa Lathan
(Keywords: Work, Action, Day, Endurance, Hurt, Now, Respect, Stars)

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
- James Russell Lowell
(Keywords: Quality, Endurance, Passion, Patience)

If you want to be a successful runner, you have to consider everything. It's no good just thinking about endurance and not to develop fine speed.
- Arthur Lydiard
(Keywords: Successful, Endurance, Thinking, Want)

Nothing to mountaineering, just a little physical endurance, a good deal of brains, lots of practice, and plenty of warm clothing.
- Annie Smith Peck
(Keywords: Endurance, Nothing, Practice)

My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated.
- Bill Rodgers
(Keywords: Drinking, Endurance, Racing, Training, Water, Weakness)

Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
- John Ruskin
(Keywords: Beauty, Strength, Endurance, Patience)

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.
- Virgil
(Keywords: Endurance, Fortune, May)









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