Quotes: perseverance

Quotes 1 till 15 of 35.

1 2 3 Next 
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
    - +
    +1
    Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
    - +
    +1
    If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
    Robert Benchley
    - +
     0
    A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    - +
     0
    Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.
  • Lee Iacocca
    Lee Iacocca
    American businessman and CEO of Chrysler 1924-
    Lee Iacocca
    - +
     0
    Boys, there ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending your whole life commiserating that you got the raw deals. You've got to say, ''I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I can have it.'' It's called perseverance.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    - +
     0
    By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
  • John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams
    American statesman 1767-1848
    John Quincy Adams
    - +
     0
    Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
    Thomas Hobbes
    - +
     0
    Desire to know why, and how - curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge - exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
    - +
     0
    Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
    Vince Lombardi
    - +
     0
    Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
    - +
     0
    Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
    - +
     0
    Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.
  • John D. Rockefeller
    John D. Rockefeller
    American industrialist: founder Exxon 1839-1937
    John D. Rockefeller
    - +
     0
    I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
    - +
     0
    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.
1 2 3 Next