Endurance is when you don’t give up on hardships and continue working towards the goal in spite of the hardships. Quotabulary has listed some inspirational endurance quotes and sayings to recharge your strength.
A novel named “True Grit”, written by the Man vs. Wild star, Bear Grylls, contains a collection of many inspiring real-life stories of endurance. Leaf through this book to know for yourself!
Endurance, a single word with a powerful meaning. The word is used in both contexts of philosophy and also in terms of exercise. It basically means that you have to stay focused and continue the journey in spite of thousands of obstacles. The obstacles are going to be there in various forms, but you have to make sure that you don’t back out.
Anything is possible, but all it needs is some more endurance from your side to go ahead and do it. Below is a compilation of some great quotes which might be spiritual in some sense, or might be about how you have to carry on if you’re an athlete and excel in your chosen sport. Some might even seem funny, but they’ll make you fall in love with the idea of enduring. Do not just read them, but also try to remember them for life.
Quotes on Endurance
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
― Gautama Buddha
What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed.
― Thomas Fuller
Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
― Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Endurance is patience concentrated.
― Thomas Carlyle
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
Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.
Scars are not signs of weakness, they are signs of survival and endurance.
― Rodney A. Winters
Don’t pray for lighter burdens, but for stronger backs.
Nothing endures but personal qualities.
― Walt Whitman
Those who endure, conquer.
Prolonged endurance tames the bold.
― Lord Byron
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
― Friedrich Schiller
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.
― William James
Heroism is endurance for one moment more.
― George F. Kennan
A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
― Edgar J. Mohn
In the wild struggle for existence, we want to have something that endures, and so we fill our minds with rubbish and facts, in the silly hope of keeping our place.
― Oscar Wilde
Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
― Robert Burns
Love endures only when the lovers love many things together and not merely each other.
― Walter J Lippmann
He conquers who endures.
If you’re going to go through hell… I suggest you come back learning something.
― Drew Barrymore
For there was never yet a philosopher ―that could endure the toothache patiently.
― William Shakespeare
Endurance is the crowning quality, and patience all the passion of great hearts.
― James Russell Lowell
Endurance and to be able to endure is the first lesson a child should learn because it’s the one they will most need to know.
― Jean Jacques Rousseau
I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple, along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to. It is not written about very much.
― Nicholas Sparks
Man’s yesterday may never be like his morrow; Nought may endure but Mutability.
― Percy Bysshe Shelley
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
― Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.
― Corrie ten Boom
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
Does anybody really think that they didn’t get what they had because they didn’t have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
― Nelson Mandela
“Do you have the talent?” is rarely the question. “Do you have the guts to finish?” is the real question.
― Orrin Woodward
It is more difficult to stay on top than to get there.
― Mia Hamm
Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
― Maya Angelou
Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.
― William Barclay
God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight.
― Reggie White
Use your brain, not your endurance.
― Peter Thomson
Right now, it’s just a matter of getting my strength and endurance back. So far, no setbacks.
― Kip Wells
Endurance is the queen of all virtues.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
― Napoleon Bonaparte