197 Quotes About Perseverance

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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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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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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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Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
- George Herbert
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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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If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.
- Zig Ziglar
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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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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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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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At the timberline where the storms strike with the most fury, the sturdiest trees are found.
- Hudson Taylor
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The flower that follows the sun does so even in cloudy days.
- Robert Leighton
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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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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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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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We never test the resources of God until we attempt the impossible.
- F.B. Meyer
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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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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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You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
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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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Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.
- Thomas a Kempis
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Since the enemy focuses particular attention on the spirit, how necessary for spiritual believers to keep their own spirit in its normal state and frequently exercise it as well. Their mind must be kept perfectly calm without any disturbance; their physical senses too must be maintained in a quiet balance without agitation.
- Watchman Nee
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We fail to prevail with unconverted men because of our more fundamental failure to prevail with God in prayer.
- John R. Mott
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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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We need to give our total focus to the business of reaching this world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and stop running down meaningless rabbit trails that get our focus off of our heavenly purpose.
- Jerry Falwell
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Each stage of the believer's walk possesses its particular hazard. The new life within us wages a constant war against all which opposes its growth. During the physical stage, it is a war against sins; in the soulish phase, it is a battle against the natural life; and lastly, on the spiritual level, it is an onslaught against the supernatural enemy.
- Watchman Nee
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Tell your master that if there were as many devils at Worms as tiles on its roofs, I would enter.
- Martin Luther
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The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed up in these two-common sense and perseverance.
- Owen Feltham
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Help thyself, and God will help thee.
- George Herbert
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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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First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf.
- Martin Luther
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God has given us much in these last days, and where much is given much will be required.
- Smith Wigglesworth
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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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Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
- C.S. Lewis
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'Tis not for man to trifle; life is brief, and sin is here. We have no time to sport away the hours; all must be earnest in a world like ours.
- Horatius Bonar
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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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No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
- Helen Keller
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God loves importunate prayer so much that He will not give us much blessing without it.
- Adoniram Judson
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Oh, how we should guard against whatever is extreme and guard against misunderstanding in spiritual doctrine. We need not fear being radical in obeying the Lord, that is for sure; nor do we need to guard against being extreme in denying the works of the flesh. But most vigilant must we be that we do not be led to any extremes through misconception.
- Watchman Nee
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Let a man begin with an earnest "I ought," and if he perseveres, by God's grace he will end in the free blessedness of "I will." Let him force himself to abound in small acts of duty, and he will, by and by, find them the joyous habit of his soul.
- Frederick W. Robertson
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Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.
- Hosea Ballou
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When we shoot an arrow, we look to the fall of it; when we send a ship to sea, we look for its return; and when we sow seed, we look for a harvest; so likewise when we sow our prayers, through Christ, in God's bosom, shall we not look for an answer and observe how we speed? It is a seed of atheism to pray and not to look how we speed. But a sincere Christian will pray and wait, and strengthen his heart with promises out of the Word, and never leave praying and looking up till God gives him a gracious answer.
- Richard Sibbes
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America has, over the centuries, learned that respect for our country is garnered by firmness and resolve, not by tribute or obeisance (submission).
- Judge Roy Moore
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