51 Staying Power Quotes On Success In Life

These staying power quotes will inspire you. Staying power, the ability to maintain an activity or commitment despite fatigue or difficulty; stamina.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging staying power quotes, staying power sayings, and staying power proverbs.

Best Staying Power Quotes

  1. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  2. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” ~ Albert Einstein
  3. “Success depends upon staying power. The reason for failure in most cases is lack of perseverance.” ~ J.R. Miller
  4. “Thousands of people have talent. I might as well congratulate you for having eyes in your head. The one and only thing that counts is: Do you have staying power?” ~ Noel Coward
  5. “With one eye on today’s blessings, you will have more staying power for the distant goal.” ~ Henry B. Eyring

  6. “If you like your soccer cerebral, and the triumph ultimately to be wrung out of staying power, Milan was the place to be. If you love the uncertainty of teams that cannot defend yet have the courage to attack, attack, attack, then Seville was heaven… The common denominator between the victories of Arsenal and Fenerbache? The strength of mind, the courage to dare in another team’s domain, the inner belief that is as much a part of sporting success as the skill a fellow may be born with.” ~ Robert Hughes
  7. “The Germans have a word for it: Sitzfleisch. Staying power. Winning by sticking your ass to the seat and not leaving until after it’s over.” ~ Ryan Holiday
  8. “Faith supplies staying power. Anyone can keep going when the going is good, but some extra ingredient is needed to keep you fighting when it seems that everything is against you” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  9. “Music’s staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are.” ~ Gary Wright
  10. “Victory; a matter of staying power.” ~ Elbert Hubbard

  11. “The problem is that the things demanded by an empire, which is staying power, ruthlessness, the ability and the willingness to use its power around the world, it’s something that democracies tend to be quite skeptical about.” ~ Mark Danner
  12. “I’ve seen people that are extremely brilliant and they don’t have the staying power. They don’t have that never give up quality. I’ve always said that other than bad ideas, which is a reason for failure, the ability to never ever quit or give up is something that is very, very important for success as an entrepreneur.” ~ Donald Trump
  13. “Commitment cannot be taught;
    it can only be caught.
    I refer to the crusading spirit.
    Without the crusading spirit,
    you may have the starting power
    but not the staying power.” ~ Y. C. James Yen
  14. “We build character in order for us to withstand the rigors of combat and resist the temptations to compromise our principles in peacetime. We must build character in peacetime because there is no time in war. Character is the most important quality you can find in any person, but especially in a soldier. It is the foundation that will get anybody through anything he may encounter. Reputation is what people think you are; character is what you are- that is the staying power.” ~ Glen E. Morrell
  15. “…Had proven himself a leader of remarkable ability, a man not only of enterprising ideas, but with the staying power to carry them out.” ~ David McCullough

  16. “The genius of the Word of God is that it has staying power; it can stand up to repeated exposure. In fact, that’s why it is unlike any other book. You may be an expert in a given field. If you read a book in that field two or three times you’ve got it. But that’s never true of the Bible. Read it over and over again, and you’ll see things that you’ve never seen before.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks
  17. “I believe in the resonance and staying power of quiet photographs. These photographs required a certain seeing, but few special techniques, and no tricks. Something though was hard. It was hard being between photographs and not knowing when or how another image would reveal itself.” ~ William Albert Allard
  18. “It’s the same thing with faith, by the way.” We don’t want to get stuck having to go to services all the time, or having to follow all the rules. We don’t want to commit to God. We’ll take Him when we need Him, or when things are going good. But real commitment? That requires staying power‎-‎-‎-in faith and in marriage.” And if you don’t commit? I asked. “Your choice. But you miss what’s on the other side.” What’s on the other side? “Ah.” He smiled, “A happiness you cannot find alone.” ~ Mitch Albom
  19. “The Boy Scouts of America stands for a set of principles. These principles have a lot of staying power. The values you learn as a Scout are like a compass. They can help you find your way through difficult and sometimes unchartered terrain. The principles of Scouting give you a sense of what’s important. I feel I owe the Boy Scouts a great deal, both personally and professionally.” ~ Bill Bradley
  20. “I thought what I was good at doing was playing real simple guitar licks, since I’d cut my teeth on what Duane Eddy was doing; licks that were simple but had staying power.” ~ John Fogerty

  21. “The major difference I’ve found between the highly successful and the least successful is that the highly successful stick to it. They have staying power. Everybody fails. Everybody takes his knocks, but the highly successful keep coming back.” ~ Sherry Lansing
  22. “Commitment. Someone who’ll go the distance. I need somebody with staying power who’ll make me go weak in the knees. Commitment. And everything that goes with it. I need honor and love in my life from somebody who’s playing for keeps.” ~ LeAnn Rimes
  23. “A lot of things people see as innovative are faddish and fleeting, and I’m simply telling you, staying power like broadcasting has is more important in the end than the latest app you can download.” ~ Gordon Smith
  24. “On the contrary, a trust in the staying power and travel-worthiness of such good should encourage us to credit the possibility of a world where respect for the validity of every tradition
    will issue in the creation and maintenance of a salubrious political space.” ~ Seamus Heaney
  25. “All the wars of the world, all the Caesars, have not the staying power of a lily in a cottage garden.” ~ Reginald Farrer

  26. “As someone who has more than a passing acquaintance with most of the 20th-century presidents, I have often thought that their accomplishments have little staying power in shaping popular views of their leadership.” ~ Robert Dallek
  27. “Such things as anguish, woe, affliction, guilt, feelings of awfulness, and utter wretchedness, the bread, and butter of Days of Yore and Russians, sadly have very little staying power in these lickety-split Modern Times.” ~ Marisha Pessl
  28. “As fleeting commitments, diets often fail. Thinking of dietary choices as part of who you are…can give them really staying power” ~ Nir Eyal
  29. “The genius of the Word of God is that it has staying power; it can stand up to repeated exposure.” ~ Howard G. Hendricks

  30. “While the Passover narrative [in Exodus] energizes Israel’s imagination toward justice, Israel’s hard work of implementation of that imaginative scenario was done at Mt. Sinai. . . . Moses’ difficult work at Sinai is to transform the narrative vision of the Exodus into a sustainable social practice that has institutional staying-power, credibility, and authority.” ~ Walter Brueggemann
  31. “Memories have huge staying power, but like dreams, they thrive in the dark, surviving for decades in the deep waters of our minds like shipwrecks on the sea bed.” ~ J. G. Ballard
  32. “Over the long term, the eclipse rate of great civilizations being overtaken is 100%. So you know how it’s going to end. (Laughter) I’m more optimistic about the staying power of what’s good in this country. But just because you have a wonderful spouse doesn’t mean you should treat her badly. You have the feeling that some of the old virtues [that made this country great] are lessening. But there’s so much good and so much strength left that I would not expect this country to suddenly founder.” ~ Charlie Munger
  33. “I just want the songs to have the staying power as my favorite songs. If you listen to any Hank Williams song, when you’re in a good mood, it’s going to put you in a better mood. If you happen to be bummed out, you’re going to feel maybe a little more bummed out and better at the same time. At any time in my life, his music has had meaning and value to me. If a song can shape-shift in that way, that’s a sign of success.” ~ M. Ward
  34. “Pomegranate juice has staying power. It’s not a fad. Once people have tasted POM Wonderful, they say they are addicted – and it’s a good addiction to have.” ~ Lynda Resnick

  35. “We’ve never had a giant circulation. And we’ve always been a magazine for writers and for sophisticated readers. We’ve never had to run stories that would appeal to a million people. And what you end up with is a kind of tradition that might have staying power – the cockroach after armageddon.” ~ Lorin Stein
  36. “Blackheart Records being 25 years old represents staying power and the fact that we weren’t able to get a record out through conventional means, so we had to create this record company to put out our records if we wanted to be a band that had records to give out to their fans.” ~ Joan Jett
  37. “I’m not against technology, but all tools should be used to their best advantage. We should be spending our time on things that have staying power, instead of on the latest thought of the latest blogger – and then moving on quickly to the next blogger.” ~ J. I. Packer
  38. “The pursuit of God is not a part-time, weekend exercise. If it is, chances are you will experience a part-time, weekend freedom. Abiding requires a kind of staying power. The pursuit is relentless. It hungers and thirsts. It pants as the deer after the mountain brook. It takes the kingdom by storm…The pursuit of God is a pursuit of passion. Indifference will not do. To abide in the Word is to hang on tenaciously. A weak grip will soon slip away. Discipleship requires staying power. We sign up for duration. We do not graduate until heaven.” ~ R. C. Sproul
  39. “I need somebody with staying power who will make me go weak in the knees.” ~ LeAnn Rimes

  40. “I talked to the team a lot about staying power. You never find out if you have that until you’ve been beaten down a few times.” ~ Bill Parcells
  41. “I walk into all these organizations, and I’m always puzzled when I realize that people still want to be there. Most people really want to love their organizations. We need that level of commitment … Yet organizations have done very little to deserve that kind of staying power.” ~ Walter Wriston
  42. “The superhuman power which exhilaration and hypnosis bring to a dancer is shown especially clearly in his almost inconceivable staying powers in a state of high tension. “In the dance, even the weakest can do wonders.”” ~ Curt Sachs
  43. “Well,” he said, “I think we’ve found our way in. We just wait until they’re duking it out, but trust me, these Humans First types don’t have a lot of staying power or they’d have been at the gym with me before. I doubt Grandma Kent there is going to do a lot of damage.” He pointed at a gray-haired, hunched lady in a shawl, carrying what looked like a gardening tool. “It’s like Plants Versus Zombies, and I’m not rooting for the zombies, weirdly enough.” ~ Rachel Caine
  44. “Great loves have legs and wings. They are substantial. They do not dissipate so easily… Great loves have staying power. Or so I told myself.” ~ Erica Jong

  45. “Now, at this point, I can wrestle, I can go out there and cut an entertaining promo, I can also do the backstage stuff… and if you can contribute more to the show, you have more staying power.” ~ Trish Stratus
  46. “God, I love you,” he said, and laid his head on her belly, his arms locked around her hips. Madelyn slid her fingers into his hair. “It took you long enough,” she said gently. “What I lack in quickness, I make up in staying power.” “Meaning?” “That I’ll still be telling you that fifty years from now.” He paused and turned his head to kiss her stomach.” ~ Linda Howard
  47. “I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.” ~ Paul Wellstone
  48. “The true beauty of nature is her amplitude; she exists neither for nor because of us, and possesses a staying power that all our nuclear arsenals cannot threaten (much as we can easily destroy our puny selves).” ~ Stephen Jay Gould
  49. “One always hopes that you’re going to have influence and staying power, but you never know.” ~ Chris Frantz

  50. “Few, as I have said, are the humorists who can induce this state. To master and dissolve us, to give us the joy of being worn down and tired out with laughter, is a success to be won by no man save in virtue of a rare staying-power. Laughter becomes extreme only if it be consecutive. There must be no pauses for recovery. Touch-and-go humour, however happy, is not enough. The jester must be able to grapple his theme and hang on to it, twisting it this way and that, and making it yield magically all manner of strange and precious things.” ~ Max Beerbohm
  51. “First, there are many who can fight, but they’re small in stature; Zhang Lanxin is 177 cm [5’9″+] tall, with very long hands and legs, and very quick. In the scenes, I tried to show all of her special strengths and qualities. Plus, Zhang Lanxin has extraordinary staying power: it was only yesterday at the airport that I saw her cell phone photos from the hospital where she was having blood clots in her knee being cleared up, and I hadn’t known till then that she had this problem.” ~ Jackie Chan

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