For every obstacle there is a solution. Persistence is the key. The greatest mistake is giving up!— Dwight D. Eisenhower
Impressive Persistence Inspirational quotations
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.
Our destiny is not determined by the number of times we stumble but by the number of times we rise up, dust ourselves off, and move forward.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time.
... Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
We have to recognise that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.
The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem--he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved. It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.
You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight.
Having limits to push against is how you find out what you can do.
If you don't give up, eventually you will break the cycle and you will overcome any obstacle.
First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
Every setback might be the very thing that makes you carry on and fight all the harder and become much better.
Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Average talent, plus hard work and dedication, will always beat talent by itself.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.
Few people take objectives really seriously.
They put average effort into too many things, rather than superior thought and effort into a few important things. People who achieve the most are selective as well as determined.
Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence.
They're willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to persevere in the face of many difficult odds. There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it.
I will dance and resist and dance and persist and dance. This heartbeat is louder than death.
Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.
I was relentless, even in the face of total lack of encouragement, because much more often than you'd think, sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.
Beginners are many; finishers are few.
If your plan isn't working, adjust your plan. Never give up.
Character never quits; and with patience and persistence; Dreams do come true!
Either I will find a way, or I will make one.
Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!
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.
There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
A failure is like fertilizer; it stinks to be sure, but it makes things grow faster in the future.