persistence Quotes

Nobody automatically believes in your dream. Nobody! You have to turn it into reality through your own sheer grit, bullheadedness and persistence.
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— Kimora Lee Simmons
I've heard a lot of great success stories from writers - how so many of them struggled to get where they are and how persistence pays off. I learned that some writers are good at doing readings and some are not so good at it.
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— Kevin Sampsell
Anything lost, can be found again, except for time wasted A vision without action is merely a dream Action, it's the grind, it's the hustle, it's the persistence
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— Kevin Gates
Persistence is nothing more than staying in motion
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— Ken Evoy
But hope has an astonishing resilience and strength. Its very persistence in our hearts indicates that it is not a tonic for wishful thinkers but the ground on which realists stand.
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— Kathleen Norris
Persistence. Change doesn't happen overnight. You have to stay with it. Rosa Parks helped start the Civil Rights movement in earnest in 1955. Then it was nearly a decade until the Civil Rights Act was passed.
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— Kabir Sehgal
Eventually, if it's on your mind, you stumble on it. You need a certain amount of luck and persistence.
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— Jules Feiffer
It is the persistence of dance in helping people to resist, reduce, and escape stress since early humanity that attests to its efficacy.
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— Judith Lynne Hanna
Patience and persistence are vital qualities in the ultimate successful accomplishment of any worthwhile endeavor.
— Joseph Pilates
Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate. The world doesn't need any more gray. On the other hand, we can't get enough color. Mediocrity is nobody's goal and perfection shouldn't be either. We'll never be perfect. But remember these three P's: Passion + Persistence = Possibility.
— Jon Bon Jovi
You're made to feel ugly, and I made ugly beautiful. Just by sheer persistence. Nobody has the right to say that I am ugly, and I will not be a professional victim, you know. Sorry!
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— John Lydon
Successful trout fishing isn't a matter of brute force or even persistence, but something more like infiltration.
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— John Gierach
Most fisherman, including this one, cling to their pet stupidities as they would to a battered briar or an old jacket; and their dogged persistence in wrong methods and general wrong-headedness finally wins the a sort of grudging admiration, if not many fish.
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— John D. Voelker
When we say that the persistence of competition is ensured by fate, we mean that individual freedom is so guaranteed. The one thing to which fate binds us is liberty.
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— John Bates Clark
Extreme patience and persistence are required,Yet everybody succeeds at this before being handedThe surprise box lunch of the rest of his life.
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— John Ashbery
With some basic skills, ambition and persistence, then there is little limit to what you can achieve, and by trying you can often surprise yourself.
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— Joe Gold
Ignorance is not bad faith. But persistence in ignorance is.
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— Joanna Russ
In every human endeavor, persistence is everything.
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— Joan Rivers
Persistence may not solve everything - at least in our lifetime - but it is truer to the meaning of life for us to wait for another plowing, another seeding, another harvest, then not.
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— Joan D. Chittister
Startup success is driven most by the product passion, quality, vision, team-work and persistence of the founding team and the talent that the team attracts.
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— Jim Breyer
Have the confidence to fail. Persistence is key.
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— Jessica Walsh
The difference between people who believe they have books inside of them and those who actually write books is sheer cussed persistence - the ability to make yourself work at your craft, every day - the belief, even in the face of obstacles, that you've got something worth saying.
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— Jennifer Weiner
Replace perfectionism with persistence. After all, in recovery and life, it's persistence that really pays off. Forget about perfection.
— Jenni Schaefer
Lying is common in social life, often done for benign purposes, seldom draws severe sanctions, and many of the most notable leaders, including the late Steve Jobs, were consummate prevaricators. Told with enough persistence and conviction, what was once untrue can become true, in a self-fulfilling prophecy sort of way.
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— Jeffrey Pfeffer
To be an entrepreneur, it just takes a lot of persistence, dedication, and drive. No matter what happens, you have to be wiling to get back up and try again.
— Jeet Banerjee
Everyone I know who is having success in film right now is there because of persistence.
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— Jay Duplass
I don't believe in luck. ... It's persistence, hard work, and not forgetting your dream.
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— Janet Jackson
I think a mantra I always told myself is, "No matter how many times somebody pitches the ball at you, if you swing every time, eventually one of them is going to connect." Being yourself and persistence are two things that became my daily mantras, I suppose.
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— Jamie Bell
The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
— James Whitcomb Riley
Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.
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— James Whitcomb Riley
He could totally be your boyfriend," [Angel] went on with annoying persistence. "You guys could get married. I could be like a junior bridesmaid. Total could be your flower dog.
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— James Patterson
[Robinson Crusoe] is the true prototype of the British colonist. The whole Anglo-Saxon spirit is in Crusoe: the manly independence, the unconscious cruelty, the persistence, the slow yet efficient intelligence, the sexual apathy, the calculating taciturnity.
— James Joyce
There is no such thing as a quantum leap. There is only dogged persistence - and in the end you make it look like a quantum leap.
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— James Dyson
I've sworn off agnosticism, which I now call cowardly atheism. I've come to the position that in the complete absence of any supporting data whatsover for the persistence of the individual in some spiritual form, it is necessary to operate under the provisional conclusion that there is no afterlife and then be ready to amend that if I find out otherwise.
— James Cameron
Success is the result of clear goal, unshakable confidence, proper planning, enthusiastic ACTION and consistent persistence.
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— James Caan
The test of character is not persistence when you expect a light at the end of the tunnel. The true test is performance and persistence when you see no light coming.
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— James Arthur Ray
It's easier to have courage and trust the process when you feel you're making headway. Mastery is not persistence when you see a light at the end of the tunnel. True mastery is persistence when you don't yet see the light.
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— James Arthur Ray
Don't do something just for the money. Money is a side effect of persistence. You persist in things you are interested in. Explore your interests. Then persist. Then enjoy all the side effects.
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— James Altucher
Persistence is probably the single most common quality of high achievers. They simply refuse to give up. They longer you hang in there, the greater the chance that something will happen in your favor. No matter how hard it seems, the longer you persist the more likely your success.
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— Jack Canfield
Patience, persistence, and power to do are only acquired by work.
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— J. G. Holland