Quotes and a Verse on Perseverance
"So let's not get tired of doing what is good.
At just the right time we will reap a harvest
of blessing if we don't give up."
- Galatians 6:9
"Perseverance is a great element of success.
If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate,
you are sure to wake up somebody."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"The vision must be followed by the venture.
It is not enough to stare up the steps -
we must step up the stairs."
- Vance Havner
"Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home
and think about it. Go out and get busy."
- Dale Carnegie
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation
with the bricks others have thrown at him."
- David Brinkley
"It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though
the limits of our abilities do not exist."
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
"Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles
vanish into air."
- John Quincy Adams
"Courage is the whisper in the moment of despair that says:
'I must go on... '"
- Daniel Waldschmidt
"All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration
is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail."
- Dorothea Brande
"Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light.
Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times."
- Napoleon Hill
"Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished
by tired and discouraged men who kept on working."
- Albert Einstein
"In the hardest of times,
often the most beautiful things follow."
- Devin Heramson