Persistence Quotes (55) Spiritual Sayings

===> Persistence Quotations. A Collection of some of the best sayings offering words of wisdom

Summary: Definition of Persistence. Persistence (PS) is a personality trait. It is measured in the Temperament and Character Inventory and is considered one of the four temperament traits. Persistence refers to perseverance in spite of fatigue or frustration. Cloninger's research found that persistence, like the other temperament traits, is highly heritable. Continuing to grow or develop after the normal period of growth
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Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people 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

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

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Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
~ Colin Powell

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“We are made to persist.
that's how we find out who we are.”
~ Tobias Wolff

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“The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is, that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.”
~ Henry Ward Beecher

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

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I am overwhelmed by the grace and persistence of my people.
~ Maya Angelou

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When you reach an obstacle, turn it into an opportunity. You have the choice. You can overcome and be a winner, or you can allow it to overcome you and be a loser. The choice is yours and yours alone. Refuse to throw in the towel. Go that extra mile that failures refuse to travel. It is far better to be exhausted from success than to be rested from failure.
~ Mary Kay Ash

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Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now.
~ P. T. Barnum

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In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins—not through strength but by perseverance.
~ H. Jackson Brown

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Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.
~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let it go.
~ Carol Burnett

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You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That's why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.
~ Octavia Butler

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Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
~ Dale Carnegie

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Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.
~ Winston Churchill

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

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Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail.
~ Marva Collins

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

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It only ‘doesn’t work out’ if you quit. Never, ever quit!
~ Mike Dooley

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

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The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness....
~ Thomas Alva Edison

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How often—even before we began—have we declared a task ‘impossible’? And how often have we construed a picture of ourselves as being inadequate?...A great deal depends upon the thought patterns we choose and on the persistence with which we affirm them.
~ Piero Ferrucci

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Thomas Edison tried 10,000 different materials before finding one that was suitable to serve as a light bulb filament. So if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. We need to set up a system where risk is rewarded. One where we recognize that failure helps us to increase our creativity. Nothing risked is nothing gained.
~ Beth Flynn

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Energy and persistence conquer all things.
~ Benjamin Franklin

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

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No-one gets an iron-clad guarantee of success. Certainly, factors like opportunity, luck and timing are important. But the backbone of success is usually found in old-fashioned, basic concepts like hard work, determination, good planning and perseverance.
~ Mia Hamm

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To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold to that action till the goal is reached. The key is action.
~ Michael Hanson

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Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
~ Napoleon Hill

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Strength and courage aren't always measured in medals and victories. They are measured in the struggles they overcome. The strongest people aren't always the people who win, but the people who don't give up when they lose.
~ Ashley Hodgeson

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When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can often times arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions.
~ Steve Jobs

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Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.
~ Samuel Johnson

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What we resist persists.
~ Sonia Johnson

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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

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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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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

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There's a word for a writer who never gives up: published.
~ Joe Konrath

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Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.
~ Anne Lamott

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You are desperate to communicate, to edify or entertain, to preserve moments of grace or joy or transcendence, to make real or imagined events come alive. But you cannot will this to happen. It is a matter of persistence and faith and hard work. So you might as well just go ahead and get started.
~ Anne Lamott

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Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.
~ Harvey Mackay

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The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Forget motivation. Just do it. Exercise, lose weight, test your blood sugar, or whatever. Do it without motivation. And then, guess what? After you start doing the thing, that's when the motivation comes and makes it easy for you to keep on doing it.
~ John C. Maxwell

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Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
~ A. A. Milne

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Genius is perseverance in disguise.
~ Mike Newlin

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

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To follow without halt, one aim; there is the secret of success.
~ Anna Pavlova

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It's always too soon to quit.
~ Norman Vincent Peale

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The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
~ Ayn Rand

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If you take any activity, any art, any discipline, any skill-take it and push it as far as it will go, push it beyond where it has ever been before, push it to the wildest edges of edges, then you force it into the realm of magic.
~ Tom Robbins

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The country demands bold, persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it; if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Often we can achieve an even better result when we stumble yet are willing to start over, when we don't give up after a mistake, when something doesn't come easily but we throw ourselves into trying, when we're not afraid to appear less than perfectly polished.
~ Sharon Salzberg

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Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power - a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment
~ Marsha Sinetar

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When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, never give up then, for that is just the time when the tide will turn.
~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Not hammer-strokes, but dance of the water, sings the pebbles into perfection.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

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Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.
~ Virgil Thomson

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No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
~ Voltaire

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