It’s hard to stay positive sometimes with all that goes on, in our daily lives.

Problems pop up throwing us for a loop in an attempt to sabotage our plans. So we adjust and find ways to overcome these challenges.

Growth is never easy so resistance will come and it’ll come often. So we must mentally prepare for these obstacles and take them in stride.

Here are 41 quotes that will help you persevere throughout any issues you may be dealing with.


1. “If you are going through hell keep going.” -Winston Churchill

2. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” -Thomas Edison

3. “I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.” -Unknown

4. “A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence.” -Unknown

5. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” -Louisa May Alcott

6. “Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our true potential.” -Winston Churchill

7. “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” -Julie Andrews

8. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” -Albert Einstein

9. “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.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

10. “With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.”         Thomas Foxwell Buxton

11. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life…and that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan

12. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” -Vince Lombardi

13. “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you don’t stop.” -Confucious

14. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” -Unknown

15. “It takes hard work, resourcefulness, perseverance and courage to succeed.” -Tommy Hilfiger

16. “I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.” -Abraham Lincoln

17. “Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.” -Douglas MacArthur

18. “It’s always too early to quit.” -Norman Vincent Peale

19. “Go as long as you can, and then take another step.” -Unknown

20. “Genius is perseverance in disguise.” -Mike Newlin

21. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” -Billie Jean King

22. “Success belongs only to those who are willing to work harder than anyone else.” -Unknown

23. “Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” -Christopher Morley

24. “She was unstoppable, not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them.” -Beau Taplin

25. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” -C.S. Lewis

26. “I didn’t come this far, to only come this far.” -Unknown

27. “If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.” -Unknown

28. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” -Nelson Mandela

29. “A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.” -Henry Kissinger

30. “You’ve got what it takes but it will take everything you’ve got.” -Unknown

31. ” A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” -Christopher Reeve

32. “They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.” -Mexican Proverb

33. “Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won’t finish.” -Uknown

34. “Be fluid. Be like water. Flow around the obstacles.” -Master Choa Kok Sui

35. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” -Babe Ruth

36. “Nothing that’s worthwhile ever comes easy.” -Nicholas Sparks

37. “The storm can just as beautiful as the rainbow, honor them both.” -Alex Elle

38. “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.”-Thomas Jefferson

39. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” -Confucius

40. “We’re stronger in the places we’ve been broken.” -Ernest Hemmingway

41. ” Courage does not always roar. Sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day saying. I will try again tomorrow.” -Unknown

Posted by Victor Figueroa

Hi, I'm Victor Figueroa and I love growth and personal development. I strive to be better than yesterday and my mission is to help inspire everyone to reach their full potential. Let's grow together as we travel through this changing world in search of health, wealth, and happiness.

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