Steadfast Sayings and Quotes

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

With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the Earth is below and the sky above, and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland.     

Tych Brahe

Slow and steady wins the race, only and only if the rabbit, competent, sleeps a while. But, fast and consistency always win it, even if rabbit is awaken.     

Syed Ather

To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.     

Robert Southney

The worth of every conviction consists precisely in the steadfastness with which it is held.     

Jane Addams

Success awaits those who steadfastly commit to any requisite sacrifice     

Ken Poirot

Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.     

Victor Hugo

Doubts and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend.     

Helen Keller

Perhaps there is no more important component of character than steadfast resolution.     

Theodore Roosevelt

Only in winter can you tell which trees are truly green. Only when the winds of adversity blow can you tell whether an individual or a country has steadfastness.     

John F. Kennedy

Attain utmost emptiness. Abide in steadfast stillness.     


Always remain steadfast on your journey to greatness!     

Avijeet Das

Be like the cliff against which the waves continually break; but it stands firm and tames the fury of the water around it.     

Marcus Aurelius

Steadfastness is a noble quality, but unguided by knowledge or humility, it becomes rashness, or obstinacy.     

Aaron Swartz

Everyone will not favor you or respect your beliefs, passion and purpose--so be it. But do not allow the views of others to hinder your quest. Remain steadfast.     

Terry A O'Neal

In matters of principles stand firm as a mountain, in matters of empathy alway project kindness.     

Malika E Nura

Only with steadfast memories can we now be strong so as to undo the mistakes of the past, to begin anew and build from the rubble of their betrayal.     

F. Sionil Jose

This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.     

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ay, to the proof, as mountains are for winds, that shakes not, though they blow perpetually.     

William Shakespeare

Be steadfast as a tower that doth not bend its stately summit to the tempest's shock.     

Dante Alighieri

Rewards await you if you stay steadfast in your faith.     

Joel Osteen

The foolish rush to end their lives. Only the steadfast soul survives.     

Christine de Pizan

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hope... But no plans.     

Peter Drucker

Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.     

Cecil B. DeMille

Above our life we love a steadfast friend.      

Christopher Marlowe

Exemplary persons are steadfast in the face of adversity, while petty persons are engulfed by it.     


A steadfast heart does not stray from the path.     

Wayne Gerard Trotman

If you stand for a reason, be prepared to stand alone like a tree, and if you fall on ground, fall like a seed that grows back to fight again.     

DrAnil Kumar Sinha

Dreams are there to be realized, not to be dreamed. To realize a dream, you have to stay steadfast in your strong will.     


Effort will release it's reward only after you refuse to quit.     


There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox