Quotations contain the wisdom of the ages, and are a great source of inspiration for Cubmaster’s minutes, material for an advancement ceremony or an insightful addition to a Pack Meeting program cover
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. Robert Benchley
Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless. Scott Hamilton
By perseverance the snail reached the ark. Charles Spurgeon
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams
Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson
I believe this with all my heart: The greatest coach of all time in my eyes is my mom. She's instilled in me a toughness and a perseverance and just a never-quit mentality, and I thank her every day for providing me, for what she sacrificed her life for. Scott Brooks
I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory. Anthony Hamilton
pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice, and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves. Major Taylor
I think one of the most important attributes is perseverance.
I wish the Peace Corps and its volunteers continued success and perseverance. We are grateful for their contributions to society and dedication to providing assistance where it is needed. May the Peace Corps continue its legacy of service, both at home and abroad. Kenny Marchant
I'll admit that it's not easy to get an agent, but becoming successful in anything requires perseverance.
If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose. William Bartram
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Joseph Addison
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm.in the real world all rests on perseverance.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow. Friedrich Nietzsche
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to. George E. Allen
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little. Plutarch
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another. Walter Elliott
It's not so important who starts the game but who finishes it. John Wooden
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all. Dale Carnegie
Consider the postage stamp; its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. Josh Billings
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal. While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before. Herodotus
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature. John D. Rockefeller
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying. Here comes number seventy-one! Richard M. Devos
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience. Admiral Hyman Rickover