Persistence Inspirational Quotes by Dale Carnegie, Tommy Lasorda, Joe Strummer, Denis Waitley, Newt Gingrich, William Feather and many others.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.
There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
The most essential factor is persistence – the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success – but only if you persist.
It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Success … seems to be connected with action.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.
The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
What this power is, I cannot say… All I know is that it exists.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
The world is full of educated derelicts.
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!
Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.
Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you’re working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success – but only if you persist.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.