Perseverance quotations will give your morale a needed boost

Got perseverance?

I hope so, because you simply can't succeed without it. No matter how smart, talented, or good-looking you are, you won't last long unless you keep on keeping on.

But here's one of life's most important truths: Perseverance can more than make up for any lacks you might have.

If you're not especially smart, talented, or good-looking (and I fall into that category, along with most other people), persistance is the great equalizer.

Check out the quotes below. There's a way through, around, over, or under your obstacles.

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Abraham Lincoln

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T Washington

You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
Marian Wright Edelman

Step by step the ladder is ascended.
George Herbert

Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
Richard L. Evans

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Diamonds are only chunks of coal, that stuck to their jobs, you see.
Minnie Richard Smith

Saints are sinners who kept on going.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
George Herbert

All things are difficult before they are easy.
Thomas Fuller

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie

To keep the faith, run with the right crowd.
John R. Rice

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
Hannah More

Ask yourself this question: 'Will this matter a year from now?'
Richard Carlson

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Helen Keller

Work as if everything depended upon work and pray as if everything depended upon prayer.
William Booth

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

As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.
Dr. Steve Maraboli

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