85 Perseverance Captions and Quotes to Inspire Resilience and Triumph

Perseverance captions and quotes – they are your fuel for pushing through! They’re reminders that tough times don’t last, but resilient spirits do.

These phrases will keep you going, showing the strength in never giving up, even when the going gets tough.

1. “Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.” — Kobe Bryant

2. “If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.” — Rumi

3. “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” — Julie Andrews

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

5. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”Tommy Lasorda

6. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” — Jesse Owens

7. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.'” — Mary Anne Radmacher

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8. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” — Steve Jobs

9. “Perseverance, the secret of all triumphs.” — Victor Hugo

10. “Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

11. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” — Maya Angelou

12. “Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.” — A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

13. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius 

14. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

15. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill 

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16. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” — Newt Gingrich

17. “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.”Theodore Roosevelt

18. “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.” — Walter Elliot

19. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan

20. “In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

21. “Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.” — Pauline Kael

22. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” — Marie Curie

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23. “Dreams are not easy. Dreams are painful. They force work and commitment. They are challenging and motivating.” — Robert Kiyosaki

24. “It’s hard to beat a person who doesn’t give up.” — Babe Ruth

25. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” — Michael Jordan

26. “Without experimentation, a willingness to ask questions and try new things, we shall surely become static, repetitive, and moribund.— Anthony Bourdain

27. “Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They’re realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus & hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks.” — Elbert Hubbard

28. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”Muhammad Ali

29. “Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” — Jeffrey Gitomer

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30. “Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.” — Malcolm Forbes

31. “The simple truth is that in order to become good, you have to be obsessed. You have to put in an awful lot of time and hard work and couple that with desire and unflagging perseverance.”Yngwie Malmsteen

32. “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” — John Quincy Adams

33. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” — Babe Ruth

34. “My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.” — Michael Jordan

35. “Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.” — Orison Swett Marden

36. “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.” — Kalpana Chawla

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

38. “Envision, create, and believe in your own universe, and the universe will form around you.” Tony Hsieh

39. “I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.” — John D. Rockefeller

40. “I will persist until I succeed. Always will I take another step. If that is of no avail I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult. I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.” — Og Mandino

41. “When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.” — Isak Dinesen

42. “No one succeeds without effort… Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.” — Ramana Maharshi

43. “Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.” — Gillian Anderson

44. “Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.” — Elbert Hubbard

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45. “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.”Calvin Coolidge

46. “Without a struggle there can be no progress.” — Frederick Douglass

47. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” — Louis Pasteur

48. “Perseverance doesn’t always mean winning and losing. Perseverance means showing up and rising to the occasion and performing.” — Michael Chiesa

49. “We do not develop anything with one giant step. No matter who you are, or what you do, each one of us had had to take a lot of individual steps to accomplish a task, a job, a career, or even a hobby.” — Catherine Pulsifer

50. “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

51. “A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.” — Helen Keller

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52. “The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man’s foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.” — Thomas Henry Huxley

53. “The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying.” — John C. Maxwell

54. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” — Sam Levenson

55. “Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.”Thomas Carlyle

56. “Nobody starts off as a hero, that does not happen even in films. It is passion, hard work, and perseverance that makes the difference. Dream big, follow your passion and work hard towards fulfilling it and it will pay well.” — Rakshit Shetty

57. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” — Gail Devers

58. “Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.” — Paul Coffey

59. “You must tell yourself, “No matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I’m going to make it.”” — Les Brown

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60. “One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.” — Jack Penn

61. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” — Samuel Johnson

62. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” — Pele

63. “It’s always too soon to quit!” — Norman Vincent Peale

64. “Whether you’re shuffling a deck of cards or holding your breath, magic is pretty simple: It comes down to training, practice, and experimentation, followed up by ridiculous pursuit and relentless perseverance.” — David Blaine

65. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” — Japanese Proverb

66. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” — Henry Ford

67. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

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68. “Perseverance is the ability to face defeat again and again without giving up – to push on in spite of pain, setbacks, and losses.” — J.C. Watts Jr

69. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” — Jim Watkins

70. “Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failures along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”Barack Obama

71. “You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.” — Lou Holtz

72. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” — Margaret Thatcher

73. “I was taught the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.” — Marie Curie 

74. “A champion is not defined by their wins but how they recover when they fall.” — Serena Williams

75. “Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.” — James A. Michener

76. “Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.” — Lao Tzu

77. “I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory.” — Anthony Hamilton

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78. “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”Lance Armstrong

79. “Perseverance is the steadfast pursuit of an objective despite obstacles, difficulties or discouragement.” — Albert Schweitzer

80. “Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality.” — Travis Bradberry

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

82. “Personally, I’ve learned about perseverance: when you hear the word ‘No,’ and when you hear rejection, that it’s not always final. And that timing is everything, and you have to stay the course and just keep working hard and know that, when your time comes, that it will be sweet and that it will be the perfect time.” — Angela Robinson

83. “Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.” — Benjamin Disraeli 

84. “In case of doubt, push on just a little further and then keep on pushing.” — General George S Patton, Jr.

85. “Perseverance is the ability to hold on to a goal long enough to achieve it.” — Andy Grove

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