Hard pounding, gentlemen: but we shall see who can pound the longest.
Author: Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852)
Profession: British Statesman, Military Leader
Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.
Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)
Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher
Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.
Author: William Barclay (1907-1978)
Profession: Scottish Theologian, Religious Writer, Broadcaster
People are too durable, that's their main trouble. They can do too much to themselves, they last too long.
Author: Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956)
Profession: German Dramatist, Poet
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)
Profession: Founder of Buddhism
Prolonged endurance tames the bold.
Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)
Profession: British Poet
To bear is to conquer our fate.
Author: Thomas Campbell (1777-1844)
Profession: Scottish Poet
Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin (1814-1880)
Profession: American Author, Clergyman
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
Profession: British Novelist
Since every man who lives is born to die, and none can boast sincere felicity, with equal mind, what happens, let us bear, nor joy nor grieve too much for things beyond our care.
Author: John Dryden (1631-1700)
Profession: British Poet, Dramatist, Critic
I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.
Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Profession: German-born American Physicist
What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.
Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)
Profession: British Clergyman, Author
Brute force crushes many plants. Yet the plants rise again. The Pyramids will not last a moment compared with the daisy. And before Buddha or Jesus spoke the nightingale sang, and long after the words of Jesus and Buddha are gone into oblivion the nightingale still will sing. Because it is neither preaching nor commanding nor urging. It is just singing. And in the beginning was not a Word, but a chirrup.
Author: D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)
Profession: British Author
Know how sublime a thing it is to suffer and be strong.
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)
Profession: American Poet
People have to learn sometimes not only how much the heart, but how much the head, can bear.
Author: Maria Mitchell (1943)
Profession: Canadian Singer, Songwriter