"Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless." Scott Hamilton
"The person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance."
"By perseverance the snail reached the ark." Charles Spurgeon
"Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air." John Quincy Adams
"Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance." Scott Hamilton
"Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure." George Eliot
"Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority." Vince Lombardi
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
~My Favorite Perseverance Quote~
"I don't know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder...I think it's just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success." Tanya Tucker
"I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory."
"I think one of the most important attributes is perseverance." David Rose
"I was never specifically associated with a part, I didn't have tons of money, I wasn't conventionally tall or handsome, so you know the things that were available to me were hard work and perseverance." Seth Green
"I'll admit that it's not easy to get an agent, but becoming successful in anything requires perseverance." Nicholas Sparks
"The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't." Henry Ward Beecher
"When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
"Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain." Author Unknown
"When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."
"Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there." Josh Billings
"The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground."
"Fall seven times, stand up eight." Japanese Proverb