Tag: Perserverance

Quotes November 28, 2022

A child speaks more sense than an adult half of the time.
Zoe Saldana,
Don’t worry about failure. You only have to be right once.
Drew Houston – Entrepreneur
“I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.”
Marcus Samuelsson
“It is the mind that makes the body.”
Sojourner Truth
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
Abraham Lincoln
“Common sense is not so common.”
“A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.”
Billie Jean King
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”
Wayne Gretzky
“Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.”
Charles M. Schulz
“The world has to change to fit you. And if you stick to your principles, values, and morals long enough, it will.”
Berry Gordy

Quotes December 18, 2021

“Immigration is by definition a gesture of faith in social mobility. It is the expression in action of a positive belief in the possibility of a better life. It has thus contributed greatly to developing the spirit of personal betterment in American society and to strengthening the national confidence in change and the future.”
John F. Kennedy
Habits are safer than rules: you don’t have to watch them. and you don’t have to keep them either. They keep you.
Frank Hall Crane – 1873-1948 – American Stage and Film Actor and Director
If you pick the right small behavior and sequence it right, then you won’t have to motivate yourself to have it grow. It will just happen naturally, like a good seed planted in a good spot.
B.J. Fogg – American Social Scientist
Radical Acceptance is the willingness to experience ourselves and our life as it is. A moment of Radical Acceptance is a moment of genuine freedom.
Tara Brach
Love is an action, never simply a feeling.
The practice of love offers no place of safety. We risk loss, hurt, pain. We risk being acted upon by forces outside our control.
bell hooks
Gloria Jean Watkins (September 25, 1952 – December 15, 2021), better known by her pen name bell hooks,[1] was an American author, professor, feminist, and social activist. The name “bell hooks” is borrowed from her maternal great-grandmother, Bell Blair Hooks.[2]

The focus of hooks’ writing was the intersectionality of race, capitalism, and gender, and what she described as their ability to produce and perpetuate systems of oppression and class domination. She published more than 30 books and numerous scholarly articles, appeared in documentary films, and participated in public lectures. Her work addressed race, class, gender, art, history, sexuality, mass media, and feminism.[3]

Also an academic, she taught at institutions including Stanford University, Yale University, and The City College of New York, before in 2004 joining Berea College in Berea, Kentucky,[4] where a decade later she founded the bell hooks Institute.[5]


Quotes November 06, 2021

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”
Anne Bradstreet
“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow–this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.”
Elizabeth Gilbert
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
John Lennon – 1940-1980 – Singer-Songwriter-Musician-Peace Activist
Once you make the decision, you will find all the people, resources, and ideas you need…Every time.
Bob Proctor – Author-Speaker
Demand is not about fighting against the grain, nor is it about force. Force negates.
Demand is about perfect, natural, even super-natural alignment with your desire, every moment of every day.
Peggy McColl
“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Søren Kierkegaard

Life is short, fragile and does not wait for anyone. There will NEVER be a perfect time to pursue your dreams & goals.
The person who says something is impossible shouldn’t interrupt the person who is doing it.

Quotes April 15, 2021

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
Albert Einstein – 1879-1955 – Mathematician-Physicist-Nobel Prize Recipient
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
Albert Einstein – 1879-1955 – Mathematician-Physicist-Nobel Prize Recipient
Most people think they want more money than they really do, and they settle for a lot less than they could really learn.
Earl Nightingale – 1921-1989-Author-Radio Personality
I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become.
Carl Jung – 1875-1961 – Swiss Psychiatrist
Believing means liberating the indestructible element in oneself, or, more accurately, liberating oneself, or, more accurately, being indestructible, or, more accurately, being.
Franz Kafka
The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet.
John Burroughs
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding
Kahlil Gibran
The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.
Robert Holden
You are a future ancestor and what you know today is going to be passed onto the next generations. Is your future as a future ancestor making you happy now, with the story you are writing today?
Baba Mandaza Augustine Kademwa
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
John Muir
said the moon
and the new day came
Rupi Kaur
Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Quotes March 13, 2021

Weeping, then laughing. The power of love came into me, and I became fierce like a lion, then tender like the evening star.
We fill our days with ongoing connection, denying ourselves time to think and dream.
Sherry Turkle
Listening connects us and heals the hurt we carry–we can make a world of difference for one another by listening.
Patty Wipfler
I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but the faith and the love are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought: So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.
T.S. Eliot
Intellect has its own use; make the most out of it. But when it’s time to make a decision, listen to your heart. That’s what I do.
Milan Rai
I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.
You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.
Wayne Dyer
The purpose of any ceremony is to build stronger relationship or bridge the distance between our cosmos and us.
Shawn Wilson
Perhaps nothing is so fraught with significance as the human hand.
Jane Addams
As I get older, I realize that the thing I value the most is good-heartedness.
Alice Walker
As long as you are breathing, everything is possible. Never quit tryin
The day you give up on your dreams is the day you give up on yourself.

Quotes December 23, 2020

If you want to overcome the whole world, overcome yourself.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem.
Carl Jung
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
The secret of life isn’t what happens to you, but what you do with what happens to you.
Norman Vincent Peale
Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.
Napoleon Hill
Life … is not about how fast you run or even with what degree of grace. It’s about perseverance, about staying on your feet and slogging forward no matter what.
Dean Koontz
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.
Steve Jobs
A pen is to me as a beak is to a hen.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Someone I once loved gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.
Mary Oliver
A champion is someone who gets up, even when he can’t.

Quotes December 17, 2020

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Maya Angelou
Take time like the river that never grows stale. Keep going and steady. No hurry, no rush.
Falling and getting back up is what brings you success.
Tony Horton
Success is sweet: the sweeter if long delayed and attained through manifold struggles and defeats.
Amos Bronson Alcott
It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.
Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie
Once you choose hope, anything’s possible
Christopher Reeve
The first step is you have to say that you can
Will Smith
They showed you no respect / What kept you driven then / What kept you going in the ring / And getting back up to fight for a different end.
D. Arnold
We all fall down / It’s the getting’ back up that really counts / We live and we learn / To help someone up when it’s their turn.
Arlis Albritton
And your worlds stop when your falling out of love / But it’s not the fall that’s so hard / It’s the getting back up.
Cannon Goodman
When life knocks you down, Get back up and fight harder.
Whatever you’re going through, many others have not only experienced the same but got out of it just fine.

Quotes December 01, 2020

There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who do not. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living.
Jose N. Harris
In life its not about falling down or not, it’s about getting back up.
Nathan Hangen
You will face hard times in life. Sometimes they are supposed to come, sometimes not. Get through them no matter what, ’cause the good life is always on the other side.
When setbacks arise – and they will from time to time – regroup, recharge, refocus and refine.
Rasheed Ogunlaru
Nothing or no one is going to rescue you from your current situation. You must take control of your own well-being and forge your own path to happiness and fulfillment.
Germany Kent
One of the things is we tend to give up too soon. We get knocked down a couple of times, and we stay down. It’s so important to get back up again.
Og Mandino
If one dream dies, dream another dream. If you get knocked down, get back up and go again.
Joel Osteen
Sometimes you fall down, but you have to pick yourself back up.
Vitor Belfort
It’s really sad sometimes that you have to go to that extreme bottom to find your way back up, but it’s true.
Ivan Moody
Everybody, at some point in their life, has fallen down and not felt like getting back up, but you have to, no matter how difficult it is.
Charlie Hunnam

Quotes August 01, 2020

“What matters is this: Being fearless of failure arms you to break the rules. In doing so, you may change the culture and just possibly, for a moment, change life itself.”
Malcolm Mclaren
Society is going to judge you anyway, so do whatever you want to do.
Ziad K. Abdelnour
Take control of your destiny. Believe in yourself. Ignore those who try to discourage you. Avoid negative sources, people, places, and habits.
Wanda Hope Carter
“A failure doesn’t mean you are unworthy, nor does it preclude success on the next try.”
Leonard Mlodinow
“I was afraid of being a failure, of not having the best time or of being chicken. But every year I get older I think, What was I fearing last year? You forget. And then you move on.”
Sandra Bullock
“You don’t go into anything contemplating failure, because if you did, you wouldn’t make it.”
Simon Cowell
“Don’t think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success.”
Robert Orben
“The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.”
John C. Maxwell
“Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.”
Yehuda Berg
Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.

Quotes June 15, 2020

“The people who stick with things for years and never stop almost always win the race.”
James Clear
“The extent of the struggle determines the extent of the growth. The obstacle is an advantage, not adversity. The enemy is any perception that prevents us from seeing this.”
Ryan Holiday
“Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.”
Lord Chesterfield
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston Churchill
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
Robert H. Schuller
“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.”
Napoléon Bonaparte
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
Henry Ford
“Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
Maya Angelou
“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength but by perseverance.”
H. Jackson Brown
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
Albert Einstein
“We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.”
Helen Keller
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe
“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”
Sarah Dessen
“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”
Randy Pausch
“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.”