Persistence Prevails! 10 Persistence Quotes to Keep you Going

quotes on persistenceYour success depends on your persistence to work to obtain your goals.  No matter what sport you want to succeed in persistence will be a key factor.  Even one of Michael Jordan’s famous quotes starts out with, “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career…”  Did he quit?  No way! He knew he was better than that.  He kept on pushing and became one of the greatest basketball players ever.  Persistence in doing that which you want to accomplish will get you there, but sometimes a little motivation can help along the way.  Here are 10 great persistence quotes to keep you going in the grind.

  1. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence. – Colin Powell

  2.  A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. – Elbert Hubbard

  3.   Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence.  The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning. – Dennis Waitley

  4.   The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail. – Napoleon Hill

  5. My greatest point is my persistence.  I never give up in a match.  However down I am, i fight until the last ball.  My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories. – Bjorn Borg

  6. The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relationship to will, desire and persistence.  Talent without these things vanishes and even modest talent with those characteristics grows. – Milton Glaser

  7. I don’t know if I discovered I had any talent.  It was dogged persistence.  I had to have the music.  – Bob Weir

  8. I swam across Skaneateles Lake, about a mile, when I was 11 years old. I remember feeling when I was in the middle of the lake that I would be there forever, and having no idea where on shore I’d end up. I made it, and I’m proud of the determination and persistence that took. – Kim Edwards

  9.  I think the most important trait for an entrepreneur is persistence. When you try to do something new and difficult, you are more likely to fail than to succeed. – Trip Adler

  10. The big talent is persistence.  – Octavia E. Butler

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