Inspirational Quotations – Perseverance

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is: that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.
Henry Ward Beecher

The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed up in these two – common sense and perseverance.
Owen Feltham

Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.

God helps those who persevere.
The Koran

The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.
David Sarnoff

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

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

Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Persevere and get it done.
George Allen

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Dale Carnegie

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

Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.

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

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

Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.
H. Ross Perot

A jug fills drop by drop.

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.
Norman Vincent Peale

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

How long should you try? Until.
Jim Rohn

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

Perseverance allows you to get back on track when you hit a detour.
Catherine Pulsifer

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.
Helen Keller

Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.
Julie Andrews