220 Perseverance Quotes That Will Make You Stronger

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Here are 220 perseverance quotes to help you find inspiration. The more you read them, think and take action, the more you’ll make progress in business, school, sports, or your life. Keep it up!

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Be persevering at the bottom, humble at the top. Maxime Lagacé

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

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Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self-criticism. Albert Einstein

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There is no armor like perseverance. Sogyal Rinpoche

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


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He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche

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There’s no talent here. This is hard work. This is obsession. Talent does not exist. Conor McGregor

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If it’s endurable, then endure it. Stop complaining. Marcus Aurelius

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The extent of the struggle determines the extent of the growth. The obstacle is an advantage, not adversity. The enemy is any perception that prevents us from seeing this. Ryan Holiday

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The less pain we tolerate, the more average we become. Jack Butcher

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Impatience with actions, patience with results. Naval Ravikant


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The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering. Santosh Kalwar

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The further the reward from the effort, the thinner the competition. Patience is the gatekeeper. Johnny Uzan

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The people who stick with things for years and never stop almost always win the race. James Clear

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Go as far as you can see; when you get there you’ll be able to see farther. Thomas Carlyle

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No conqueror believes in chance. Friedrich Nietzsche

A battle is won by him who is firmly resolved to win it. Leo Tolstoy (War and Peace)

Three tips for becoming successful: consistency, consistency, and consistency. Joe De Sana

The most important thing is to keep going. The second most important thing is to choose the right direction. Maxime Lagacé

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. Maya Angelou

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. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. Calvin Coolidge

Progress means getting nearer to the place you want to be. And if you have taken a wrong turn, then to go forward does not get you any nearer. C.S. Lewis

I was taught the way of progress is neither swift nor easy. Marie Curie

There is no downside to endurance. If you can endure more, you can do more. @TheStoicEmperor

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. James A. Michener

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You have to practice even, maybe especially, when it hurts. Jeff Goins

What is now proved was once only imagined. William Blake

Anyone can start something. No one quits right before the prize. The middle sets people apart. Johnny Uzan

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

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You don’t need to build confidence to achieve challenging goals. You build confidence through achieving challenging goals. Confidence is more the result of progress than the cause of it. Adam Grant

Amateurs give up at the first sign of trouble and assume they’re failures. Professionals see failure as part of the path to growth and mastery. Shane Parrish

Perhaps happiness is always to be found in the journey uphill, and not in the fleeting sense of satisfaction awaiting at the next peak. Jordan Peterson (12 Rules for Life, Amazon book)

If you can just maintain that consistent energy in one direction, it’s incredible what you could deflect over a long period of time. Hugh Howey

Great ones are willing to get burned time and again as they sharpen their swords in the fire. Josh Waitzkin (The Art of Learning, Amazon book)

One of the most astonishing human traits: our ability to keeping getting up, lugging ourselves around and doing our stuff day after day. Alain de Botton

Your 1st blog post will be bad, but your 1000th will be great. Your 1st workout will be weak, but your 1000th will be strong. Your 1st meditation will be scattered, but your 1000th will be focused. Put in your reps. James Clear

Whoever says you can’t develop mental toughness or anything else doesn’t truly understand the human mind or the human spirit. David Goggins

Have a sense of urgency and commitment – what you do you must do well, with all of your energy, not with a mind shooting off in a hundred direction. Robert Greene

Man matures when he no longer believes discomfort is uncomfortable. Carlos Del Valle

Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure. Benjamin Disraeli

Ask, ‘Why is this so unbearable? Why can’t I endure it?’ You’ll be embarrassed to answer. Marcus Aurelius

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Frederick Douglass

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The Most Famous Perseverance (Nietzsche, Churchill, Einstein, etc.)

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Never, never, never, never give up. Winston Churchill

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen. Michael Jordan

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. Albert Einstein

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

If you dare nothing, then when the day is over, nothing is all you will have gained. Neil Gaiman (The Graveyard Book, Amazon book)

Adversity is always the partner of progress. John C. Maxwell

I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed. Robert H. Schuller

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pelé (Edson Arantes do Nascimento)

Everybody dreams and doubts. Got to keep dancing when the lights go out. Chris Martin (Coldplay)

The magnitude of a progress is gauged by the greatness of the sacrifice that it requires. Friedrich Nietzsche

There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo

Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. Victor Hugo

Stand firm, and you will win life. Luke 21:19

God will direct you, you will be able to endure. Exodus 18:23

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galations 6:9

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. Conrad Hilton

Don’t get upset when people don’t support your dreams, those same folk aren’t supporting their own dreams. Wesley Snipes

If you really want to be great at something, you have to truly care about it. If you want to be great in a particular area, you have to obsess over it. A lot of people say they want to be great, but they’re not willing to make the sacrifices necessary to achieve greatness. They have other concerns, whether important or not, and they spread themselves out. That’s totally fine. After all, greatness is not for everybody. Kobe Bryant

One day, the people that didn’t believe in you will tell everyone how they met you. Johnny Depp

I did not succeed in life by intelligence. I succeeded because I have a long attention span. Charlie Munger (See also: focus quotes)

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. Mike Tyson

Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it. Winston Churchill

Looking back over a life of hard work… my only regret is that I didn’t work even harder. H. L. Mencken

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas Edison

If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible. Lord Chesterfield

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He conquers who endures. Persius

Persistence pays off. Noah Kagan

Rejection is a success tax. Brian Norgard

It’s always to soon to quit. Norman Vincent Peale

Steep is the way to mastery. Eugen Herrigel

Work without hope or despair. The School of Life

We learn to endure by enduring. @TheStoicEmperor

Care the most. Succeed the most. Maxime Lagacé

I am not talented, I am obsessed. Conor McGregor

We will either find a way or make one. Hannibal (247 BC)

You can’t lose if you don’t quit. Stephen C. Storey

Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin

Inner strength isn’t “found” it’s created. David Goggins

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. Charles Spurgeon

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. H.G. Wells

Perseverance and perspective until victory. Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Growth is overrated. Endurance is underrated. Shane Parrish (See also: discipline quotes)

Become comfortable with permanent uncertainty. Unknown

But the one who endures to the end will be saved. Matthew 24:13

The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind. Adam Grant

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. Julie Andrews

There is no substitute for determination, perseverance, and planning. @LifeMathMoney

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Inspirational and Motivational Perseverance Quotes

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You are the person you have been waiting for. Joe Dispenza

The great end of life is not knowledge but action. Francis Bacon

It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently. Tony Robbins

You’re a winner if you keep your head up. You’re a warrior if you keep fighting forever. Maxime Lagacé

The secret to genius is not genetics but daily practice married with relentless perseverance. Robin Sharma

Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. Rabindranath Tagore

Before you dream about the view from the summit, ask yourself if you’re willing to keep your head down, focus on the path, and spend your life walking up the side of a very big hill. It takes years of walking to earn a minute at the top. James Clear

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life. James 1:12

We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8

Show up. Show up when it’s hard. Show up when you’re scared. Just keep showing up. Show them your truth. Do it by showing up and not backing down. David Cancel

The key to success isn’t studying. The key to success isn’t being rich or coming from a good family or having the right education. The key to success is putting one foot in front of the other, even when you’re scared out of your mind. The key to success is never f*cking giving up. Tom Bilyeu

When you think that you are done, you’re only 40% in to what your body’s capable of doing. That’s just the limits that we put on ourselves. David Goggins (Can’t Hurt Me, Amazon book)

A savage mindset is a conditioned mindset that knows quitting is not part of the plan. It knows that it has to find a way around any and all obstacles to complete the mission. David Goggins

Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success. Leigh Mitchell Hodges

A lot of successful people who say “work smart, not hard” worked like dogs to get established. Michael (@mmay3r)

If you’re willing to bleed a little every day, you may win big later. Naval Ravikant

You will receive most when you will expect least. Santosh Kalwar

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius

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See also: Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth (Ted talk YouTube video)

Funny Perseverance Quotes

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I don’t have talent, so I just get up earlier. Henry Rollins

A crowbar is a universal pass key. Terry Pratchett

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Babe Ruth

That’s one of the remarkable things about life. It’s never so bad that it can’t get worse. Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes)

Even in the mud and scum of things, something always, always sings. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end. Margaret Thatcher

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. Abraham Lincoln

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You don’t get to choose not to pay a price, you only get to choose which price you pay. Jordan Peterson

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit. Vince Lombardi

If you believe talent exists, you’re limiting yourself. If you believe luck exists, you’re lazy. If you believe in yourself, you’re wise. Maxime Lagacé

Superhuman effort…isn’t worth a damn unless it achieves results. Ernest Shackleton

Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect. Arthur Schopenhauer

Luck can be created. Build your character until luck becomes your destiny. Bill Masur

Somebody out there thinks you’re an idiot. Somebody out there thinks you’re brilliant. Ignore them both and carry on. Jack Butcher

Being a founder is hard. Being an early employee is hard. Being a VC is hard. Being a politician is hard. Being an engineer is hard. Being a writer is hard. Being a friend is hard. Being a partner is hard. Being a parent is hard. It’s all hard. Life is hard, and then you die. Sahil Lavingia

You can’t guarantee your success, but you can guarantee your failure. Don’t give up, and you cannot fail. Sahil Lavingia

When I reach the place of my dreams, I will thank my failures and tears. They too, kept me going. Dodinsky (In the Garden of Thoughts)

Routine, repetition, tedium, monotony, ephemeracy, inconsequence, abstraction, disorder, boredom, angst, ennui – these are the true hero’s enemies, and make no mistake, they are fearsome indeed. For they are real. David Foster Wallace (The Pale King)

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

Everyone wants some magic pill – some life hack – that eliminates the need to do the work. But that does not exist. Jocko Willink

You don’t need an easier life, but rather an attitude of perseverance. Attitude precedes outcome. James Clear

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For water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow. Plutarch

A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn. Helen Keller

If you don’t know yourself, you don’t know what you love. If you don’t know what you love, you can’t persevere. Maxime Lagacé (See also: meditation quotes)

It’s hard to prioritize the long term when you think you should feel comfortable in every moment. Michael (@mmay3r)

Error is inevitable. Persisting in it is not. @TheStoicEmperor

Bad persistence: Endlessly doing the same thing with no success. Good persistence: Continuously tweaking your approach until you get results. @TheStoicEmperor

Hard lessons are hard to forget. Let hardship be a source of knowledge, not bitterness. Wisdom is hard-won. @TheStoicEmperor

The most useful form of patience is persistence. Patience implies waiting for things to improve on their own. Persistence implies keeping your head down and continuing to work when things take longer than you expect. James Clear

You might be winning but you’re not growing, and growing might be the most important form of winning. Jordan Peterson

If you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; and in that case the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive man. C.S. Lewis

You don’t control the outcome. You control the quality of effort you put in. That’s what you should hold yourself accountable for. Shane Parrish

If you’re focused on the outcome, you’re not focused on the process. Sustain success over long periods comes from a fanatical focus on process. You don’t need to be perfect, just better than yesterday. Shane Parrish

Learn to maintain your objectivity, especially when it’s hardest. Shane Parrish

We must undergo a hard winter training and not rush into things for which we haven’t prepared. Epictetus

It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required. Winston Churchill

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See also: Resilience (YouTube video by The School of Life)

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Perseverance Quotes About Life

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Face your life, its pain, its pleasure, leave no path untaken. Neil Gaiman (The Graveyard Book)

I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life. Madeleine Albright

You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance. Lou Holtz

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 1 Corinthians 13:7

The ordinary man lives with regrets because he rarely fights until the end. The superior man lives with meaning because he gives everything. Maxime Lagacé

You are judged in this world by how well you bring things to an end. A messy or incomplete conclusion can reverberate for years to come. Robert Greene

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. Tim Fargo

Dreams don’t come true because a person does something well once in a while. True success isn’t an event or coincidence; it’s a lifestyle. John C. Maxwell

Growth is the art of failing without self-destructing. @orangebook_

Worthwhile things are hard to do. You feel foolish and out of your depth when you start. Many find that intolerable and retreat to their comfort zone. Each master was able to endure being a beginner. Some learn to love it. They live on the bleeding edge of their capacities. @TheStoicEmperor

Unreasonable levels of perseverance get you a lot farther in life than talent. Robin Sharma

Infinite patience, infinite purity, and infinite perseverance are the secret of success in a good cause. Swami Vivekananda

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Perseverance Quotes About Patience, Persistence, Determination

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Nothing else is necessary but these — love, sincerity, and patience. Swami Vivekananda

The key to building endurance: Push on when you feel you can’t, and next time that moment will come later. Sam Sheridan

The way that you make people resilient is by voluntarily exposing them to things that they are afraid of and that make them uncomfortable. Jordan Peterson

If you focus on results and finding shortcuts, you’ll get impatient. If you focus on the process and doing the right thing, you’ll be unstoppable. Maxime Lagacé

A good choice may go unrewarded for a long time. The best choices tend to provide exponential returns and a hallmark of any compounding process is that the greatest rewards are delayed. Things don’t really take off until years later. Keep working. Be patient. James Clear

Slow and steady often wins because it keeps you motivated. Take on manageable challenges and you’ll get frequent signals of progress. Bite off more than you can chew and progress stalls. When you make progress, you want to keep going. When you break progress, you want to stop. James Clear

Motivation can be minimal if actions are easy. Start small and become the kind of person who shows up every day. Build a new identity. Then increase the intensity. James Clear

First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit is persistence in practice. Octavia Butler

You cannot have everything in the present. The road to mastery requires patience. You will have to keep your focus on five or ten years down the road, when you will reap the rewards of your efforts. The process of getting there, however, is full of challenges and pleasures. Robert Greene

Doesn’t matter what people think. All that matters is results. Let people think you’re failing. Just keep your head down and stack those skills and get those results. That’s all that matters if you’re really going after your goals. Tom Bilyeu

You’re not afraid of failure. You’re not afraid of success. You’re afraid of embarrassment, you want a guarantee that it’ll work, and you want it to happen fast. A little patience goes a long way towards getting what you want. Ed Latimore

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

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

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See also: 15 Tips for Becoming as Patient as Job (zenhabits.net)

Perseverance Quotes About Courage, Strength

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Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them. Margaret Mitchell

Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering I will try again tomorrow. Mary Anne Radmacher

Failure can teach endurance or timidity. Make it the former. Knowing the taste of failure and risking it anyway… that is courage. @TheStoicEmperor

I believe in myself so much that nothing is going to stop me. Conor McGregor

You are on your own. You are the only person who can save you. There are no outside saviors. And this realization is your only hope. The more thoroughly you understand that only you can liberate yourself, the more likely it is that you will. @TheAncientSage

The more you become friends with courage, the more you dispel fear. The more you dispel fear, the more you’ll do the right thing. Maxime Lagacé

There’s a worthy and noble ambition: strength in the face of adversity. That is very different from the wish for a life free of trouble. Jordan Peterson (12 Rules for Life)

The strongest people aren’t those who always win, but those who don’t give up when they lose. Tim Fargo

Give yourself fully to your endeavors. Decide to construct your character through excellent actions and determine to pay the price of a worthy goal. The trials you encounter will introduce you to your strengths. Epictetus

It is a fundamental law of nature that in order to gain strength, one has to push one’s limits, which is painful. Ray Dalio

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. Thomas Carlyle

Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. Harper Lee

Perseverance isn’t just the willingness to work hard. It’s that plus the willingness to be stubborn about your own belief in yourself. Merlin Olsen

Do the things which make you strong. Stop doing the things which make you weak (unless you want to be weak). Jordan Peterson

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Perseverance Quotes About Adversity, Tough Times, Failures

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Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. F. Scott Fitzgerald

Failure hurts but passes quickly. Regret hurts forever. Shane Parrish

Real champions fight through adversity. Conor McGregor

What defines us is how we rise after falling. Conor McGregor

Every obstacle is a hill, every hill is a training, every training makes you stronger. Maxime Lagacé

If you’re afraid of embarrassment, then you won’t go far. @LifeMathMoney

People take classes on self-help, mental toughness, breathing control… the only way to get tougher is to put yourself in hellacious situations. David Goggins

There are some things you can’t learn from others. You have to pass through the fire. Norman Douglas

What you see as obstacles and avoid is actually the way to your growth. Bill Masur

Sometimes, struggles are exactly what we need in our life. If we were to go through our life without any obstacles, we would be crippled. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. Give every opportunity a chance, leave no room for regrets. Friedrich Nietzsche

Good pain comes from pursuit of your goals. Bad pain comes from avoidance of your responsibility. You’re gonna hurt either way. May as well get something for it. Ed Latimore

It is easy to do anything in victory. It is in defeat that a man reveals himself. Floyd Patterson

Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. George Eliot

We all experience failure, but mentally tough people realize that failure is an event, not their identity. James Clear

When no real challenge faces us, a mental and physical lethargy sets in. Robert Greene

In general, obstacles force your mind to focus and find ways around them. They heighten your mental powers and should be welcomed. Robert Greene

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See also: Resilience in Hard Times (YouTube video by The School of Life)

Perseverance Quotes About Hope, Faith

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You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it. Samuel Butler

Step one of doing something is believing you can do it. Sahil Lavingia

I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself. Audrey Hepburn

Hoping will create suffering. Suffering will create meaning. Meaning will make your life beautiful. Maxime Lagacé

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day. Winnie the Pooh (A.A. Milne)

Growth stops when you lose the tension between where you are and where you could be. John C. Maxwell (See also: change and growth quotes)

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. Ovid

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Romans 12:12

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

Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever. Roy T. Bennett

The last thing to grow on a fruit tree is the fruit. Tom Bilyeu

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See also: 8 Ways to Increase Hope (beliefnet.com)

Perseverance Quotes About Success, Hard Work

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Work stamina seems to be one of the biggest predictors of long-term success. Sam Altman

This entire career path has been everything but comfortable. Lilly Singh

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

To do anything to a high level, it has to be total obsession. Conor McGregor

I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final; I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them. Conor McGregor

To the outside observer, success always seems like magic. Thibaut

The harder I work the more work capacity I develop. Michael (@mmay3r)

The less you care about suffering and pain, the higher your chances of success and gain. Maxime Lagacé

Think for the future. Dream for the future. Believe for the future. Plan for the future. Work for the future. Fight for the future. Strive for the future. Succeed for the future. Matshona Dhliwayo

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley

A great performance is not merely one magical moment, but all that preceded it. The “performance” is not only the winning shot or the bestselling launch, but also the years of practice, the months of planning, the thoughtful strategy, and more. The process is the performance. James Clear

The willingness to do the unsexy work is a competitive advantage. James Clear

There are two ways to achieve extraordinary outcomes: 1) Be lucky. 2) Be obsessed. Most people need some combination of both. However, only one of those factors is within your control. Work hard, stay focused, and let the chips fall where they may. James Clear

Hard work is necessary but not sufficient for success. You also need to work on the right things, which means saying no to the wrong things. Shane Parrish

Like an athlete, come to enjoy rigorous practice, pushing past your limits, and resisting the easy way out. Robert Greene

The single most important trait for success is grit. If you have grit, there is nothing you can’t overcome. Ed Latimore

It is impossible to produce superior performance unless you do something different. John Templeton

Be the best in the world at what you do. Keep redefining what you do until this is true. Naval Ravikant

Purity, patience and perseverance are the three essentials to success and above all love. Swami Vivekananda

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. Elbert Hubbard

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Part 4. Conclusion

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The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people. Randy Pausch

Call to action: Watch Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams (inspiring YouTube video, 1 hour 16 minutes long, but worth it)

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maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running. His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two and also loves running. His best 5k is 17 minutes 41 seconds and his best marathon (42k) is in 3 hours 33 minutes 11 seconds (with 1800 meters of elevation gain).

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

Finally, he is (very) far from being perfect.

You can find him on Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Quora, Strava, Sportstats, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook.

Creation Date

January 27, 2020

Last Update

September 3, 2020

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