It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.

Robert Frost

It always seems impossible until its done.

Nelson Mandela

Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent.

William Cobbett

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

John Quincy Adams

God is with those who persevere.


By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

You have to keep plugging away. We are all growing. There is no shortcut. You have to put time into it to build an audience.

John Gruber

Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.

Napoleon Hill

I ain't Martin Luther King. I don't need a dream. I have a plan.

Spike Lee

I'm a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive.

Elizabeth Taylor

I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.

Steve Jobs

Our security is assured by our perseverance and by our sure belief in the success of liberty.

George W. Bush

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

John Quincy Adams

I did not expect that we would emerge on top. I would have been content for us to finish in the middle of the pack. But all the hard work, patience and perseverance of my players are paying off.

Nel Parado

She's been through it. I admire her perseverance.

Amy Stephens

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.

Robert Benchley

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John D. Rockefeller

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.

Orison Swett Marden

Perseverance alone does not assure success. No amount of stalking will lead to game in a field that has none.

I Ching

Our defense kept bending and bending and giving up things here and there, but they never really broke. I thought that showed a lot of perseverance in the way they played.

Shawn Berner

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.

Lee Iacocca

So much of being a success is perseverance as much as ideas.

Sophia Collier

No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.

Ramana Maharshi

Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire.

William Godwin

We are saddened by the untimely loss of a great humanitarian, workers' leader and a deep fountain of human courage, dedication and perseverance.

Willies Mchunu

Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves.

Marie Curie

The road to perseverance lies by doubt.

Francis Quarles

God grants victory to perseverance.

Simón Bolívar

Tad's story is one of perseverance. We're really pleased he will be able to attend our event.

Dominic Guida

It's an amazing event to see students with this much creativity and perseverance. They are amazing young people and they are our future.

Shirley Morrison

Perseverance means realizing this battle may not be over tomorrow, and we may face new challenges. But the debate doesn't change, and the gravity doesn't change, and the urgency remains.

Olivia Gans

Blair is most deserving of this opportunity and his commitment to training and perseverance has been rewarded.

Bill Bestwick

I am very happy. My patience and perseverance have finally paid off.

Parthiv Patel

Today we've beaten a very good football side because of our hard work, endeavour, perseverance and courage and it is those ingredients that has taken us into a grand final.

Dale Perry

Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

Marie Curie

The three indispensable of genius are: understanding, feeling, and perseverance; the three things that enrich genius are: contentment of mind, the cherishing of good thoughts, and the exercise of memory.

Robert Southey

It was his vision and perseverance that made Opelousas General a reality.

Michelle Perkins

My brother got beat up once, but the perseverance keeps your faith even stronger.

Priya Paul

Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.

Gillian Anderson

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison

Discipline. Determination. Perseverance. My father had very high principles and high morals. Everything with him was black and white.

John Larranaga

He taught me a lot about perseverance. Like, put that smile on and see where it takes you.

Ray Wilson

I think the job will get done if we have enough patience and perseverance.

Wallace Anderson

I thought both teams showed a lot of determination and perseverance.

Alan Mattox

It really would have been nice to have our regular lineup. But our boys gave everything they had, and it was good for us to see that tough competition. We can learn lessons of perseverance and integrity in such meets.

Chad Vollmecke

If you're struggling or young, you couldn't have a better guy. Because he has unbelievable patience and perseverance.

Mike Price

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

From the cradle to the grave, Dwayne exhibited a life of determination, character and perseverance.

Cindy Ross

Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail.

Marva Collins

Terry Fox has really become a legendary hero and he did more to unify Canada and make the people in this country feel proud to be Canadians than anyone else. If children learn about Terry Fox and if they know his story and learn some of the great lessons about determination, perseverance and giving, it is only in this way the Terry Fox Run will go on.

Paul Goldstein

It is a lesson in patience, perseverance and faith for everyone involved. I think we realize just how much we're not in control.

Debbie Orlandini

Without perseverance talent is a barren bed.

Welsh Proverb

I envy the perseverance of everybody in this school. And I know how much they must look up to Terry.

Jacob Tamme

He's the classic case of just dogged determination and perseverance. He's stuck to it and has been able to accomplish that. That's his dream. That's his passion. That's what he lives for and he's been able to do it. Not many people get to that spot and kids need to hear stories like his.

Brian Walker

We had a good meet and I was very pleased with our effort and desire. We showed a lot of perseverance. Now the faith is back and now the belief is back.

Jerry Reighard

They're not bitter. Even seven months later, there's so much destruction and they're all just so resilient… (I think) they are just so happy to be alive… They had so much faith and so much hope and so much perseverance, it's all very humbling.

Tasha Lukachik

He was probably one of the most hard-working, caring people you'd ever meet. He had a great degree of perseverance. I was going to cut him, but didn't because I knew how hard he worked. He was always the first one there and the last one to leave.

Bob Mcdonald

There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.

Anne Sophie Swetchine

What all these people had is a belief in themselves and a belief in their work and the perseverance to keep trying until they succeeded.

Peter Casey

Diving has taught me a lot about life. My sport is all about perseverance and hard work. Sometimes you fail and sometimes you have to overcome obstacles and disappointments and you learn you have to stay calm. It seems like those are the same things you need in your daily life.

Hannah Krimm

I think that they are an example to the other freshman of perseverance and what can happen if you dedicate yourself to something. And I don't think it is easy. I don't think it is easy dealing with me.

Colin Shaha

His perseverance has been the key. Myron has bounced around looking for an opportunity. We saw him and really liked him. Myron is fortunate. He's focused on his goal, and hopefully we can get him to the NBA.

Joe Harge