When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Beginners are many; finishers are few.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.
Every work has got to pass through hundreds of difficulties before succeeding. Those that persevere will see the light, sooner or later.
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
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.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.
Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
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