Today I'd like to share a collection of quotes on perseverance.
Because to me this is one of the most underrated things in life and one of the most powerful qualities a person can have.
People often focus on talent, inspiration and intelligence when they talk about achieving success (or overcoming tough times).
But perseverance often is forgotten.
So this post is all about that.
I hope you'll find something here that helps you to keep moving forward and to achieve what you want – and need – in your life.
And if you want more motivation and tips that will help you to keep going and to keep growing then check out this collection of quotes on never giving up and these two with quotes on moving forward and growth mindset quotes.
84 Perseverance Quotes to Renew Your Motivation and Energy
“Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.”
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”
“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, at whatever cost, must be attained.”
“Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self-criticism.”
“In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“The people who stick with things for years and never stop almost always win the race.”
“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.”
“Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.”
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
Robert H. Schuller
“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
“Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.”
“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.”
“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength but by perseverance.”
H. Jackson Brown
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
“We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.”
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe
“Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength.”
“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”
“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us…