Famous Persistence Quotes and Sayings

Almost all of us have a dream or desire to achieve something in life. If we do not accomplish our goals in the first go, we tend to become depressed. You need to remember that if you want to reach set goals in life, you need to have a strong determination to do so. It is well said that a good word makes the heart and mind feel better. This is when persistence quotes come into picture to provide encouragement and motivation.

Famous Persistence Quotes and Sayings

”Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” – Napoleon Hill

”Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh

”My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.” – Abraham Lincoln

”Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” – African Proverb

”It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

”The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit.” – Mark Twain

”A quitter never wins – and – a winner never quits.” – Napoleon Hill

”Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

”You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

”Things may come to those who wait, but only things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln

”Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

”It matters if you just don’t give up.” – Stephen Hawking

”I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.” – Abraham Lincoln

”Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

”For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again.” – Holy Bible (Proverbs 24:16)

”Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

”Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” – Holy Bible (James 1:4)

”Austere perseverance, hash and continuous… rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.” – Johann von Goethe

”When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

”In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” – Thomas Jefferson

”What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.” – Alexander Graham Bell

”This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

”Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

”In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

”Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin

”Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.” – Napoleon Hill

These are some of the most notable persistence quotes by famous people. These inspirational quotes certainly provide encouragement to try out things that we have always failed in. The fact is that most of the time we simply cannot do it just because we don’t think we can.
By Stephen Rampur


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