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Perseverance Quotes

I'm proof that great things can happen to ordinary people if they work hard and never give up.

Author: Orel Herhiser

Profession: American Baseball Player

Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.

Author: Herodotus

Profession: Greek Historian

The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Success... seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Author: Conrad Hilton (1887-1979)

Profession: American Hotelier, Businessman, Founder, Hilton Hotels

The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.

Author: A. E. Housman (1859-1936)

Profession: British Poet, Classical Scholar

If at first you don't succeed, keep on sucking till you do succeed.

Author: Curly Howard

Profession:

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success?

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

Author: Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895)

Profession: British Biologist, Educator

One should act in consonance with the way of heaven and earth, which is enduring and eternal. The superior man perseveres long in his course, adapts to the times, but remains firm in his direction and correct in his goals.

Author: I Ching

Profession: Chinese Book of Changes

You've got to say, ''I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it.'' It's called perseverance.

Author: Lee Iacocca (1924)

Profession: American Businessman, Former CEO of Chrysler