Perseverance

June 10, 2011

When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”
- Author Unknown

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
- Josh Billings

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
- Japanese Proverb

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich

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

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
- Walter Elliott

Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
- Author Unknown

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
- Buddhist Saying

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
- Charles F. Kettering

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.
- William James

Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer.
- Author Unknown

Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
- Earl Nightingale

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

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

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

Paralyze resistance with persistence.
- Woody Hayes

All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means… you’re willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.
- Vincent Lombardi

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

How long should you try? Until.
- Jim Rohn

1 comment

  1. Beautiful quotes Emily! I loved them. I even wrote one in my inspiration journal! :) Thanks for sharing!

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