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Positive Inspirational Persistence Quotes

 'Positive inspirational persistence quotes to refresh the spirit and boost the emotional bank account'




When I thought I couldn't go on, I forced myself to keep going.
My success is based on persistence, not luck
Estee Lauder

We keep moving forward, opening new doors and doing new things.
Our curiosity keeps taking us down new paths
Walt Disney

Have the dogged determination to follow through to achieve your goal;
regardless of circumstances or whatever other people say, think, or do

Paul Meyer

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent
Marilyn vos Savant

My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match.
However down I am, I fight until the last ball.
My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many
so-called irretrievable defeats into victories
Bjorn Borg

Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don't look back at it too long.
Mistakes are life's way of teaching you. Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable
from your capacity to reach your goals. No one wins them all, and your failures,
when they happen, are just part of your growth. Shake off your blunders.
How will you know your limits without an occasional failure? Never quit. Your turn will come
Og Mandino

Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day
what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal

Elbert Hubbard

Life is like riding a bicycle. You don't fall off unless you plan to stop peddling
Claude Pepper

Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen,
but give us the determination to make the right things happen
Peter Marshall

Focus on the solution, not the problem
Walter Anderson

The majority of people meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in
creating new plans to take the place of those which fail
Napoleon Hill

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure
Edward Eggleston

Champions know there are no shortcuts to the top.
They climb the mountain one step at a time
Judi Adler

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it
Lord Acton

If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals,
if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals
Robert Conklin

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence,
is the quality that most frequently makes for success

Dale Carnegie

Greatness is not where we stand, but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor
Oliver Wendall Holmes

People do not lack strength; they lack will
Victor Hugo

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent or hinder
or control the firm resolve of a determined soul
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master
and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty

William J. Bennett

Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional
Roger Crawford

Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over
F. Scott Fitzgerald

It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance,
sweeps away all obstacles
Claude M. Bristol

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Earl Nightingale

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

Obstacles don't have to stop you.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it
Michael Jordan

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least
expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down

Charles F. Kettering

You can surmount the obstacles in your path if you are determined, courageous and
hard-working. Never be faint-hearted. Be resolute, but never bitter

Ralph J. Bunche

Strive for perfection in everything
Take the best that exists and make it better
If it doesn't exist, create it
Accept nothing nearly right or good enough
Henry Royce

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success
Napoleon Hill

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air

John Quincy Adams

The last dejected effort often becomes the winning stroke
W.J. Cameron

If your plan isn't working, adjust your plan. Never give up
Matt Martin

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

In each of us are places where we have never gone.
Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them

Dr. Joyce Brothers

A day will never be anymore than what you make of it. Practice being a doer!
Josh S. Hinds

Determination is the wake-up call to the human will
Tony Robbins

Inspiration grows into full-scale creation through persistence and imagination
Carol Lloyd

Have the dogged determination to follow through to achieve your goal;
regardless of circumstances or whatever other people say, think, or do
Paul Meyer

If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something
Franklin D. Roosevelt

As you work toward your goal, anxiously anticipating the light at the end of
the tunnel, don't forget to notice the light that shines upon you today

Michelle C. Ustaszeski

Act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done by hesitation
Thomas Henry Huxley

While no road is ever straight, dedication and persistence
will always lead you to your dreams
Arte Moreno

A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence
Jim Watkins

It's always too soon to quit
Norman Vincent Peale

Victory belongs to the most persevering
Napoleon Bonaparte

Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth
Julie Andrews

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent
Marilyn vos Savant

Inspiration grows into full-scale creation through persistence and imagination
Carol Lloyd

Continuous effort not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential
Sir Winston Churchill

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that?
We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.
We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained
Marie Curie

As you go along your road in life, you will, if you aim high enough, also meet resistance ...
but no matter how tough the opposition may seem, have courage still and persevere
Madeleine Albright

Lots of people limit their possibilities by giving up easily
Never tell yourself this is too much for me
It's no use. I can't go on. If you do you're licked, and by your own thinking too
Keep believing and keep on keeping on
Norman Vincent Peale

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

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems
Lee Iacocca

There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks
David Lloyd George

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have

Norman Vincent Peale

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second
William James

Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year,
but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place.
If I quit, however, it lasts forever
Lance Armstrong

What this power is, I cannot say. All I know is that it exists and it becomes available
only when you are in that state of mind in which you know exactly what
you want and are fully determined not to quit until you get it
Alexander Graham Bell

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable
Thomas Foxwell Buxton

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses
the only strength which can overcome adversity
Albert Schweitzer

The race goes not always to the swift ... but to those who keep on running
Author Unknown

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

Newt Gingrich

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from
life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible

Richard M. DeVos

It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop
B.C. Forbes

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles

Christopher Reeve

I'm very determined and stubborn. There's a desire in me that makes me want to
do more and more, and to do it right. Each one of us has a fire in our heart
for something. It's our goal in life to find it and to keep it lit
Mary Lou Retton

If you do what you ought to do, when you ought to do it, the time will come when
you can do the what you want to do, when you want to do it

Zig Ziglar

Energy and persistence conquer all things
Benjamin Franklin

Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind
Leonardo da Vinci

Everyone's got it in him, if he'll only make up his mind and stick at it.
None of us is born with a stop-valve on his powers or with a set limit to his capacities.
There's no limit possible to the expansion of each one of us
Charles M. Schwab

Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination
Karl von Clausewitz

Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.'
Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have
at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along

Napoleon Hill

The rock that is an obstacle in the path of one person becomes a stepping
stone in the path of another
Author Unknown

If you consistently do the best you can, with integrity,
you will regret less and move forward with greater ease
Brian Koslow

The test of character is not persistence when you expect a light at the end of the tunnel.
The true test is performance and persistence when you see no light coming
James A. Ray

It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down
all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles

Claude M. Bristol

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

Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having except as a result of hard work
Booker T. Washington

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

Either I will find a way, or I will make one
Philip Sidney

The majority of people meet with failure because they lack the persistence
to create new plans to take the place of failed plans

Mark Victor Hansen

There is genius in persistence. It conquers all opposers. It gives confidence.
It annihilates obstacles. Everybody believes in a determined man.
People know that when he undertakes a thing,
the battle is half won, for his rule is to accomplish whatever he sets out to do

Orison Swett Marden

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air
John Quincy Adams

I believe that persistent effort, supported by a character-based foundation,
will enable you to get more of the things money will buy
and all of the things money won't buy
Zig Ziglar

Nothing in the 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
Calvin Coolidge

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

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough
at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons' determination
Tommy Lasorda

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