Top 95 Perseverance Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Perseverance Quotes from famous people such as Mimi Chakraborty, Jocko Willink, Takeshi Kitano, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, Greg Olsen, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

People said 'Mimi doesn't know how to act and her dicti

People said ‘Mimi doesn’t know how to act and her diction is bad,’ but my perseverance helped me overcome my shortcomings and here I am today.
Mimi Chakraborty
Perseverance is also key to success in any endeavor, but without perseverance in combat, there can be no victory.
Jocko Willink
I always come to conclusions very fast. Well, that is one way of thinking, and the other way would be that I lack the necessary perseverance to stick to one thing that really fits me. I don’t know if it’s a good thing or bad thing.
Takeshi Kitano
Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
We’ve learned a lot about ourselves as a family about perseverance and continuing to be mentally strong and continue to take the good with the bad and wake up the next day and do it all over again.
Greg Olsen
Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Vince Lombardi
What I love about the East End is that there’s a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.
Eddie Marsan
Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
Lao Tzu
What people can excel our Northern and New England brethren in skill, invention, activity, energy, perseverance, and enterprise?
John C. Calhoun
The youths of Bihar are second to none when it comes to talent, hard work and perseverance.
Ashish Vidyarthi
I haven’t knocked all the doors I need to knock down, but I can see it happening more and more. It will just take more perseverance and work.
Little Simz
What we reliably find is that people’s perseverance scores are actually higher than their passion scores, and I think it really does get to the fact that working hard is hard, but maybe finding your passion is even more difficult.
Angela Duckworth
If you have perseverance, you’re going to be able to push through a lot of things into some really great areas.
Cooper Kupp
I know what martial arts have done for me. They’ve taught me integrity, self-control, perseverance and an indomitable spirit.
Stephen Thompson
Mine is a story about a teenage single mother who struggled to keep her young family afloat. It’s a story about a young woman who was given a precious opportunity to work her way up in the world. It’s a story about resiliency, and sacrifice, and perseverance. And you’re damn right it’s a true story.
Wendy Davis
Indomitable perseverance in a business, properly understood, always ensures ultimate success.
Cyrus McCormick
Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire.
William Godwin
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Newt Gingrich
When I was about five, I gave my heart to Jesus Christ, and since then it’s just been a stronghold in my life. Really, through the shark attack and all the hard times that my family and I went through, it gave us unity and perseverance to push through all this crazy stuff that we never knew was going to happen.
Bethany Hamilton
Football is a great deal like life in that it teaches that work, sacrifice, perseverance, competitive drive, selflessness and respect for authority is the price that each and every one of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.
Vince Lombardi
The key to my perseverance was absolutely loving the craft of acting. I just figured that if I kept doing it, at the very least I would get better at acting. Even if I didn’t become a tremendous success, as long as I knew I was improving and getting better, to me, that was success.
Tamara Taylor
A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance.
Gary Hamel
I have learned that you need to have patience, perseverance, and faith in people to reach your goals.
Perseverance is a virtue that cannot be understated.
Bob Riley
I look for struggle in the roles I choose – struggle and perseverance.
Vera Farmiga
When you literally build a state of granite, it takes a certain toughness and perseverance as well as a unique blend of community and independence: a culture that also helps spur economic growth.
Maggie Hassan
Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.
Victor Hugo
Schools reward their students for a combination of intelligence, perseverance, and hard work – in the classroom and on the playing fields. But these metrics don’t help kids understand that great grades are not a pass for a great life.
Steve Blank
I am proud of where I came from, and I am proud of what I’ve been able to achieve through hard work and perseverance. And I guarantee you that anyone who tries to say otherwise hasn’t walked a day in my shoes.
Wendy Davis
There’s not a lot of other stuff I admire about his content, but there’s something about Howard Stern and his perseverance in a very difficult industry. He does tickle me in certain ways with humor.
Ashleigh Banfield
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
Once you become a professional, to get through a ballet

Once you become a professional, to get through a ballet like ‘Swan Lake’ – four acts as the lead, changing character – the perseverance is incredible. It takes a lot to make it through and keep the same energy throughout the entire performance.
Misty Copeland
Acting is equal parts talent and perseverance.
Zach McGowan
I’ll admit that it’s not easy to get an agent, but becoming successful in anything requires perseverance.
Nicholas Sparks
It was a miracle that I became an actress. I survived because of hard work and perseverance.
Soni Razdan
Early intervention programs enrich adverse family environments. The largest effects of the early intervention programs are on noncognitive traits. Now, what do I mean by that? I mean perseverance, motivation, self-esteem, and hard work.
James Heckman
I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory.
Anthony Hamilton
I was never specifically associated with a part, I didn’t have tons of money, I wasn’t conventionally tall or handsome, so you know the things that were available to me were hard work and perseverance.
Seth Green
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Samuel Johnson
The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.
Kalpana Chawla
There’s something to be said for perseverance.
Ayanna Pressley
My features I take from my father, but my spirit, my industry and perseverance I get from my Indian mother.
Edmonia Lewis
My parents fled from a Cuban dictatorship in search of freedom. Growing up, I saw my parents struggle… I am here today because of them. My success is their success. Their sacrifice and perseverance made my education possible.
Alexander Acosta
Being one of the few African American women to make it to this level in a classical ballet company, the level of American Ballet Theatre, takes a lot of perseverance.
Misty Copeland
The king knows with what ardor and perseverance I have at all times been devoted to the cause of liberty and to the principles of humanity, equality and justice.
Marquis de Lafayette
The U.S. Olympic spirit award is an award that is given to an athlete who embodies the Olympic spirit in more ways than just on the playing field, in showing incredible perseverance, in overcoming obstacles, and what we wanted to do is have everybody can vote on-line.
Brian Boitano
The two biggest things that translate from the pitching mound to hunting and fishing are patience and perseverance. When you’re on the mound, you have to take the game one pitch at a time, regardless of the score, and that approach helps when I’m in the woods or on the water as well.
Jon Lester
You look at the best players in the game – Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr – they didn’t sit on the couch and then one day join the NHL. They worked on their game. Their talent was perseverance, dedication. Those are talents to me; that’s what gets you to the NHL.
P.K. Subban
It’s a combination of how much efforts you put in, how much you’re working on a daily basis on your goals and it also has to do with a bit of luck. It’s difficult but you’ve to be very patient. The main thing is perseverance.
Anupriya Goenka
Preferring healthful foods is a skill, and skills take practice and perseverance to develop.
Joel Fuhrman
When I think about parallels between myself and an Olympian, I believe that success in the world of business is underpinned by very similar principles of perseverance and hard work.
Lakshmi Mittal
Perseverance – a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Ambrose Bierce
When I was about forty-three years of age, I had a private secretary with a beautiful baritone voice. I told him I would give anything in the world if I could only carry a tune. He laughed and said, ‘Anybody who has a voice and perseverance can sing.’
Heber J. Grant
The simple truth is that in order to become good, you have to be obsessed. You have to put in an awful lot of time and hard work and couple that with desire and unflagging perseverance.
Yngwie Malmsteen
We, of our time, have played our part in the perseverance, and we have pledged ourselves to the dead generations who have preserved intact for us this glorious heritage, that we, too, will strive to be faithful to the end, and pass on this tradition unblemished.
Eamon de Valera