Perseverence Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old perseverence quotes, perseverence sayings, and perseverence proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.     

Vince Lombardi

Life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve.     

Anthony Robbins

Perseverance is stubborness with a purpose.     

Josh Shipp

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


Perseverance is the will to hold on a little longer when most would have given up a long time ago.     

Author Unknown

Never give up on something you really want. It is difficult to wait but more difficult to regret.     

Author Unknown

A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence.     

Author Unknown

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


It's not how we fall. It's how we get back up again.     

Patrick Ness

In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.     

Mao Zedong

Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire.     

William Godwin

It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential.     

Lynn Davies

It doesn't matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again.     

Charles Kettering

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.     

George E. Allen

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.     

Albert Einstein

Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working.     

Author Unknown

So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.     

Og Mandino

Its not how hard you hit, but how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.     

Rocky Balboa

The important thing in life is to have great aim and to possess the aptitude and the perseverance to attain it.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.     

Edward Eggleston