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.

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.


Ernest Hemingway

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve

I discovered that sometimes you are at your most lost right before you find your way again.

Sarah Addison Allen

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. 

Bill Bradley

The only way to get back on track is to come up with another plan. I’ve failed more times than I can count. But you can’t let failure freeze you in place and stop you from pursuing your dreams.

Steve Harvey

I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible—oh, this is impossible.’ And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.

Tina Fey

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

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

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Zig Ziglar

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

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.