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Perseverance Quotes

Plodding wins the race.

Author: Aesop (620-560 BC)

Profession: Greek Fabulist

Persevere and get it done.

Author: George Allen

Profession: American Football Coach

One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.

Author: George Allen

Profession: American Football Coach

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

Author: George E. Allen (1832-1907)

Profession: British Publisher, Author, Engraver

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

Author: Julie Andrews (1935)

Profession: British Singer, Actress

You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta suit up for them all.

Author: J. Askenberg


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

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again. [Proverbs 24:16]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised. [Hebrews 10:36]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. [James 1:4]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves a glorious success.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.

Author: Bjorn Borg (1956)

Profession: Swedish Tennis Player

We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

Never give up. Keep your thoughts and your mind always on the goal.

Author: Tom Bradley

Profession: American Baseball Player