Perseverance is an important skill to cultivate. It is what drives us to better ourselves and achieve our goals. Quotes about perseverance are a wonderful source of inspiration for those moments when perseverance can feel just out of reach. Turning to perseverance quotes is a reliable way to shore up your inner reserves and get back to the work at hand.

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Latest Perseverance Quotes

Resistance is not necessarily a sign you are going in the wrong direction; it is often a sign that you are moving forward.

Pete Wilson, author

A river cuts through rock not because of its power, but its persistence.

submitted by Kathleen Hogan Madzin, Scranton, Pennsylvania

A woman is like a tea bag: You can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.

Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.

Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker and author

It is not failure that stops most people, but rather the belief that failure is permanent. Failure is nothing more than a storm in the weather forecast for the week—it comes and it goes, and it waters next season’s yield because it teaches us where we can improve.

Jake Ducey, author

If you can't fly, then run; if you can't run, then walk...if you can't walk, then crawl--whatever you do, keep moving forward.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., author and civil rights activist

The best things are never arrived at in haste. God is in no hurry; his plans are never rushed.

Michael Phillips, novelist

What's the point of doing anything if it's easy? It's so much more valuable when a challenge has to be overcome.

Scott Hamilton, gold medalist figure skating, cancer survivor

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.

Vernon Law, former MLB pitcher

Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying 'I will try again tomorrow.'

Mary Anne Radmacher, author
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