15 Quotes to Inspire Perseverance and Success

How does one achieve success? Even though there is no universal formula, there is something most successful people have in common: perseverance. Despite failure and hard work, these people continually pursue and endure challenges.

We all have those days when we feel like giving up so here is some advise from those who have been in your shoes.

  1. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”

— Charles F. Kettering

  1. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

— Vidal Sassoon

  1. “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.”

— Estee Lauder

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

— Thomas Edison

  1. “There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.”

— Anthony Robbins

  1. “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”

— John D. Rockefeller Jr.

  1. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember–the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.”

— Zig Ziglar

  1. “The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.”

— Unknown

  1. “Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.”

— Unknown

  1. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

— Albert Schweitzer

  1. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

— Conrad Hilton

  1. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

— Colin Powell

  1. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

— Winston Churchill

  1. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”

— Jim Rohn

  1. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”

— Ray Goforth