Quotes about Perseverance


I demonstrate PERSEVERANCE when I am steadfast in my task.  I overcome fear because I know something else is more important.

“You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”

-Walt Disney, Founder of the Walt Disney Company

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight — it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”

-Dwight D. Eisenhauer, Former President of the United States & General in the US Army

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist, lecturer & poet

“Success is usually earned by persevering and not becoming discouraged when we encounter challenges.”

-James Faust, religious leader, lawyer and poet

“Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.”

-Helen Keller, author, political activist, and lecturer

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.”

-Tommy Lasorda, Former Major League Baseball player

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”

-Vince Lombardi, football player, coach & executive in the American Football League

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”

-George Horace Lorimer, journalist & Former editor of the Saturday Evening Post

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”

-Japanese Proverb

“He conquers who endures.”

-Perseus, poet

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”

-Franklin D. Roosevelt, Former President of the United States