Persistence Quotes

quotes about persistence

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Fall seven times, stand up eight.

— Japanese proverb

People do not realise the immense value of utilising spare minutes.

— Orison Swett Marden

Constant dripping wears away stones.

— Benjamin Franklin

Little strokes fell great oaks.

— Benjamin Franklin

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.

— Dale Carnegie

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.

— Ross Perot

Money grows on the tree of persistence.

— Japanese proverb

No great achievement is possible without persistent work.

— Bertrand Russell

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

— Napoleon Hill

When life knocks you down you have two choices: stay down or get up.

— Tom Krause

Permanence, perseverance,and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilites: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

— Thomas Carlyle

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

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

— Hugh Downs

Always move forward, going straight will get you nowhere.

— Billie Joe Armstrong

It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward, only to stumble backward.

— Chinese Proverb

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

— Zig Ziglar

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

— Henry Ford

Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he starts.

— Coleman Cox

If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.

— William Blake

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.

— James Whitcomb Riley
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