Quotable Quotes

I love finding random quotes be them inspirational or humorous, trite or profound… here’s a spot for me to collect them.  Let me know your favorites!


“Just showing up is half the battle” ~(Usually attributed to Woody Allen but I’m not 100% sure so if you know, let me know!)

Don’t tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” ~ George Patton

We should be to big to take offense and too noble to give it” ~Abraham Lincoln

When the world says, Give up,Hope whispers, Try it one more time.
– Author Unknown

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
– Josh Billings

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
– Japanese Proverb

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
– Newt Gingrich

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
– Albert Einstein

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
– Walter Elliott

Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
– Author Unknown

If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
– Buddhist Saying

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
– Charles F. Kettering

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.
– William James

Difficult things take a long time, impossible things a little longer.
– Author Unknown

Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
– Earl Nightingale

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
– Louis Pasteur

If you are going through hell, keep going.
– Winston Churchill

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
– William Feather

Paralyze resistance with persistence.
– Woody Hayes

All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means… you’re willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.
– Vincent Lombardi

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas Edison

How long should you try? Until.
– Jim Rohn