197 Quotes About Perseverance

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Nothing paralyzes our lives like the attitude that things can never change. We need to remind ourselves that God can change things. Outlook determines outcome. If we see only the problems, we will be defeated; but if we see the possibilities in the problems, we can have victory.
- Warren Wiersbe
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God knows our situation; He will not judge us as if we had no difficulties to overcome. What matters is the sincerity and perseverance of our will to overcome them.
- C.S. Lewis
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The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh.
- Jonathan Edwards
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Work as if everything depended upon work and pray as if everything depended upon prayer.
- William Booth
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Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
- George Herbert
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I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
- Helen Keller
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Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
- Hannah More
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Do not be lazy. Run each day's race with all your might, so that at the end you will receive the victory wreath from God. Keep on running even when you have had a fall. The victory wreath is won by him who does not stay down, but always gets up again, grasps the banner of faith and keeps on running in the assurance that Jesus is Victor.
- Basilea Schlink
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If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.
- Zig Ziglar
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What I had was heart and faith and I said I'm going to do this for every convict alive and I'm going to make sure the world knows just because we fell one time doesn't mean we can't get up and let our light shine.
- Duane Chapman
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We are always in the forge, or on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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At the timberline where the storms strike with the most fury, the sturdiest trees are found.
- Hudson Taylor
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We can do nothing without prayer. All things can be done by importunate prayer. It surmounts or removes all obstacles, overcomes every resisting force and gains its ends in the face of invincible hindrances.
- E.M. Bounds
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It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.
- Robert Leighton
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While women weep, as they do now, I'll fight; while little children go hungry, as they do now, I'll fight; while men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I'll fight; while there is a drunkard left, while there is a poor lost girl upon the streets, while there remains one dark soul without the light of God, I'll fight-I'll fight to the very end!
- William Booth
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We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown.
- William Booth
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To me, it has been a source of great comfort and strength in the day of battle, just to remember that the secret of steadfastness, and indeed, of victory, is the recognition that "the Lord is at hand."
- Duncan Campbell
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We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
- C.S. Lewis
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Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
- Helen Keller
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It is better to wear out than to rust out.
- George Whitefield
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Princes, kings, and other rulers of the world have used all their strength and cunning against the Church, yet it continues to endure and hold its own.
- John Foxe
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Remember that failure is an event, not a person.
- Zig Ziglar
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Where the eye is focused, there the imagination finds its raw material. The right focus must be won at immense cost and discipline. Train the eye to see the good, and the imagination will follow suit.
- Ravi Zacharias
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"I will" is no word for man. There is a far diviner one, "I ought." Bow passion to reason, reason to conscience, and conscience to God, and then be as resolute and determined as you choose.
- Alexander MacLaren
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Whole days and weeks have I spent prostrate on the ground in silent or vocal prayer.
- George Whitefield
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People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar
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Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
- Zig Ziglar
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Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.
- Thomas a Kempis
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The modern idea of a Great Man is one who stands at the lonely extremity of some single line of development--
- C.S. Lewis
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I learned as never before that persistent calling upon the Lord breaks through every stronghold of the devil, for nothing is impossible with God. For Christians in these troubled times, there is simply no other way.
- Jim Cymbala
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Perseverance in prayer is not overcoming God's reluctance but rather laying hold of God's willingness. Our sovereign God has purposed to sometimes require persevering prayer as the means to accomplish His will.
- William Thrasher
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Perseverance is more than endurance. It is endurance combined with absolute assurance and certainty that what we are looking for is going to happen.
- Oswald Chambers
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Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.
- George Whitefield
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We never test the resources of God until we attempt the impossible.
- F.B. Meyer
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It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller
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Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon. It is a weapon unique in history, which cuts without wounding and enobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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Let us, therefore, not be weary of well-doing; for we shall reap an eternal harvest of comfort, if we faint not.
- George Whitefield
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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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To strive in prayer means to struggle through those hindrances which would restrain or even prevent us entirely from continuing in persevering prayer. It means to be so watchful at all times that we can notice when we become slothful in prayer and that we go to the Spirit of prayer to have this remedied. In this struggle, too, the decisive factor is the Spirit of prayer.
- Ole Hallesby
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If you're running a 26-mile marathon, remember that every mile is run one step at a time. If you are writing a book, do it one page at a time. If you're trying to master a new language, try it one word at a time. There are 365 days in the average year. Divide any project by 365 and you'll find that no job is all that intimidating.
- Chuck Swindoll
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I am tired in the Lord's work, but not tired of it.
- George Whitefield
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Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
- Zig Ziglar
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There is no improving the future without disturbing the present.
- Catherine Booth
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Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.
- John Newton
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Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly, with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.
- Isaac Watts
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We reach a certain stage of fellowship with Christ, in spiritual apprehension and moral attainment, and find great joy in it. But this seems to fade, until we become conscious that we are called to something higher. The Lord is gone before us to prepare the next resting-place. Then everything depends upon our response. We may stay where we are, becoming more and more torpid in spirit. Or we may, in Paul's phrase, "press on." If we do this, we find the Lord meeting us and leading us to the next resting-place.
- William Temple
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You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
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