Favorite Quotations ~  Perseverance, 3 Founding Mothers: Women Who Raised Our Nation

"By perseverance the snail reached the ark." ~ Charles H. Spurgeon


He who limps is still walking. ~ Stanislaw J. Lec

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. ~ Julie Andrews

Paralyze resistance with persistence. ~ Woody Hayes

If you are going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill

It is not enough to begin; continuance is necessary. Mere enrollment will not make one a scholar; the pupil must continue in the school through the long course, until he masters every branch. Success depends upon staying power. The reason for failure in most cases is lack of perseverance. ~ James Russell Miller

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. ~ Louis Pasteur

It ’s not that I ’m so smart, it ’s just that I stay with my problems longer. ~ Albert Einstein

In case of doubt, push on just a little further and then keep on pushing. ~ George Patton

Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Miracles can be made, but only by sweating. ~ Giovanni Agnelli, IBD, 1/10/05

Permanence, perseverance, and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. ~ Thomas Carlyle

You can never give up--athletics taught me that. You must work hard, prepare, learn from your losses and continue to fight until the very end. ~ Roger Staubach, Success, Mar/April 2007

It is a long road from conception to completion. ~ Jean Baptiste Molière

With ordinary talents and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. ~ Thomas Fowell Buxton

Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

What is harder than rock, or softer than water? Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere. ~ Ovid

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