Perseverance Part 2

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Here’s a follow-up on yesterday’s popular perseverance post…

Definition: To persist in any purpose or idea, to strive in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or opposition.

Synonyms: persistent, constancy, steadfastness, tenacity, industrious, firmness, determination, stability


Energy and persistence conquer all things. – Benjamin Franklin

Our greatest joy is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail. – Oliver Smith

The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything. – Bishop W.D. McGee

A hundred mistakes are an education if you learn something from each one. – Unknown

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory. – Unknown

Genius is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration. – Thomas Edison

Nothing can be done except little by little. – Charles Baudlarie

There are two kinds of bright people in this world — those who already know the answers and those who know where to find them. – Marva Collins

It’s not where you start, it’s where you end up. You haven’t failed until you’ve stopped trying. – Unknown

Some people see things and say, “Why?”; I see things and ask, “Why not?” – Robert Kennedy

The man who removes mountains begins by carrying away small stones. – Chinese Proverb

We are never in the land of the done. – Dr. Dooley’s letter to a young doctor

Skill to do comes of doing. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come. – Baez

Don’t be afraid to take big steps. You can’t cross a river in two small jumps. – David Lloyd George

Success is not something to wait for, it is something to work for. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it. – Arnold H Glasow

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. – Abigail Adams

All things are difficult before they are easy. – Thomas Fuller

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