Endurance Quotes

May 27, 2022 | Character Quotables | 1 comment

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“Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.”

-Friedrich Schiller

“No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That’s the only way to keep the roads clear.”

-Greg Kincaid

“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call “failure” is not falling down, but staying down.”

-Mary Pickford

“Those who can bear all can dare all.”

-Marquis De Vauvenargues

“Endurance is patience concentrated.”

-Thomas Carlyle

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

-Conrad Hilton

“Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.”


“Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.”


“Scars are not signs of weakness, they are signs of survival and endurance.”

-Rodney A. Winters

“Unless you have courage, a courage that keeps you going, always going, no matter what happens, there is no certainty of success. It is really an endurance race.”

-Henry Ford

“The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.”

-Napoleon Bonaparte

“Men cling to life even at the cost of enduring great misfortune”


“I learned from the example of my father that the manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured”

-Dean Acheson

“Do or do not; there is no try.”


“Heroism is endurance for one moment more.”

George F. Kennan 

“One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.”

-Don Quixote

“Endurance pierces marble.”

-Moroccan Proverb

“A leader, once convinced that a particular course of action is the right one, must be undaunted when the going gets tough.”

-Ronald Reagan

“Without the strength to endure the crisis, one will not see the opportunity within. It is within the process of endurance that opportunity reveals itself.”

-Chin-Ning Chu

“I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.”

-Albert Einstein

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”

-Dr. Robert Schuller

“The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.”

-Frederick Douglass

“ ‘Do you have the talent?’ is rarely the question. ‘Do you have the guts to finish?’ is the real question.”

-Orrin Woodward