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22 Powerful Persistence Quotes from the Best Books

Whoso finds an excellent book obtains the key to greatness. Here are selected persistence quotes from the books we like best and where you can get a copy.

Before success comes in any man’s life, he is sure to meet with temporary defeat, and, perhaps some failure. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to quit. That is exactly what the majority of men do.
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich
In trying times, don't stop trying.
John Mason, Believe You Can
It is always better to fail in doing something than to excel at doing nothing.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
Never be discouraged when you make progress, no matter how slow or small. Only be wary of standing still.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Never give up on what you really know you should do. Failure is waiting on the path of the least persistence.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Nobody and nothing can keep you down unless you decide not to rise again.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Obstacles can temporarily detour you, but only you can make you stop.
John Mason, Believe You Can
One person with commitment, persistence, and endurance will accomplish more than a thousand people with interest alone.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
Persist until your plan is realized.
Tom Butler-Bowdon, Think and Grow Rich
Persistence is a habit—so is quitting.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
The choice of giving up or going on is a defining moment in your life.
John Mason, Believe You Can
The common conception is that motivation leads to action, but the reverse is true—action precedes motivation.
Robert J. Mckain, Believe You Can
The most common trait I have found in all people that are successful is that they have conquered the temptation to give up.
Peter Lowe, Believe You Can
The world acknowledges talent, recognizes genius, pays off in money, only after one has refused to quit.
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich
There's a common thread that runs through the lives of exceptional people. They are beaten over the head, knocked down, vilified, and for years they get nowhere. But every time they're knocked down, they stand up. You cannot destroy these people.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Those who don't expect anything are the ones who are never disappointed. Those who never try, never fail.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
Whatever you want to accomplish in life will require persistence.
John Mason, Believe You Can
You have no right to anything you have not pursued, for the proof of desire is in the pursuit.
Mike Murdock, Believe You Can
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success

References

  1. Think and Grow Rich
  2. Believe You Can
  3. An Enemy Called Average
  4. The ABCs of Success