Best 22 of Perseverence quotes - MyQuotes
He knew that she took life as it came, opposed her tough-fibered mind to whatever obstacles there might be, fought on with a determination that would not recognize defeat, and kept on fighting even when she saw defeat was inevitable.
Her stare was direct and unwavering, full of confidence earned from painful experience...
Each delicately and fiercely imaged poem is a tribute to perseverence and survival and a lesson for us all.
Within the beautiful struggle of a cocoon all butterflies are made.
And here you are, a stripling of a boy who has already survived the worst this land can throw at a body, but suddenly ready to give up after one mistake?” Dr. Snailwater’s voice grew fierce. “You should be grateful some things can be fixed.” “What if I can’t?” Jack asked in a small voice. “Then you try again!
Only when we face the impossible, and experience the unbearable, do we find out who we truly are.
Surviving is good, but overcoming is better.
Persevere like a seed; even when people try to bury you, flourish.
Regardless of how hard the winds of chance might blow or how heavy the weight of experience might become, Stormy always stays on her feet...
Eldora smiled up at Paulo cunningly, her dark eyes twinkling. “You are old, Father.” “Not as old as I shall be, before I have finished with the universe.
Everything has a way of coming full circle. It takes patience and perseverance to see a dream through...to close that circle. Because some dreams, like some circles, can be much bigger than others.
If I quit now, I will soon be back to where I started. And when I started I was desperately wishing to be where I am now.
When a young pianist hits a wrong note, we don’t say he is not worthy to keep practicing. We don’t expect him to be flawless. We just expect him to keep trying. Perfection may be his ultimate goal, but for now we can be content with progress in the right direction. Why is this perspective so easy to see in the context of learning piano but so hard to see in the context of learning heaven?
When you feel bad, try to hold on. When you feel good, it's time to push.
Maltbie Davenport Babcock
Success is generally due to holding on, and failure to letting go.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve.
Why am I impatient I am unsure for what is patience? And why should I ultimately feel that I am lacking in it. Is it timing? Waiting? Abstaining? Obligation? Longing? Torture? Perseverance? Discipline? Wanting? Someone recently referred to it as a staring contest between yourself, fate, god and chance. He also referred to it as a tease, a flirt. It's staring at her image when you want to hear her voice, feel her breath, taste her skin. Patience is the recovery from a really hot dream interrupted by the damn alarm clock. Patience is a hard cock with bound hands.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Patient is a persistent act.
All I am saying is that sometimes you're doing quite a lot by not doing anything. You're not quitting. You just keep going. That's the pioneer spirit.
Suddenly I heard Virginia’s voice calling to me from the sitting room window: “Hitler is making a speech.” I shouted back, “I shan’t come. I’m planting iris and they will be flowering long after he is dead.
Though I cannot entirely agree with you in supposing that extreme study has been the cause of my late indisposition, I must yet confess that the hill of science, like that of virtue, is in some instances climbed with labour. But when we get a little way up, the lovely prospects which open the eye make infinite amends for the steepness of the ascent. In short, I am wedded to these pursuits, as a man stipulates to take his wife; viz., for better, for worse, until death us do part. My thirst for knowledge is literally inextinguishable. And if I thus drink myself into a superior world, I cannot help it.