Perseverance Quotes

Perseverance is a principle that should be commendable in those who have judgment to govern it.

This, too, shall pass away.

We should never despair, our Situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better; so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth New Exertions and proportion our Efforts to the exigency of the times.

It is often the last key on the ring which opens the door.

Genius is perseverence in disguise.

Genius is divine perseverance. Genius I cannot claim, nor even extra brightness, but perseverance all can have.

Rome wasn’t built in a day.

There’s a small but telling scene in Ridley Scott’s “Black Hawk Down” that contains some dialogue that reverberates, at least for me. In the spirit of Samuel Johnson, who said man needs more often to be reminded than instructed, I offer it to all, including myself, who might benefit from its message. “Colonel: Get into […]

Don’t quit when the tide is lowest, For it’s just about to turn; Don’t quit over doubts and questions, For there’s something you may learn. Don’t quit when the night is darkest, For it’s just a while to dawn; Don’t quit when you’ve run the farthest, For the race is almost won. Don’t quit when […]

It is not the last blow of the ax that fells the tree.