Endurance Quotes

Haruki Murakami

Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it's time for them to
Despite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it's time for them to be hurt.

Tabitha Suzuma

At the end of the day it's about how much you can bear, how much you can endure. Being together, we harm nobody; being apart, we extinguish ourselves.

Matthew Quick

Life is not a PG feel-good movie. Real life often ends badly. Literature tries to document this reality, while showing us it is still possible for us to endure nobly.

Zack Love

It will all work out, Inas. You come from a long line of survivors and strong women. So everything will be fine in the end. And we are always with you in spirit, to guide you and love you.

Michael Bassey Johnson

True devotion and humility is when you carelessly allow yourself to fall in love with things
True devotion and humility is when you carelessly allow yourself to fall in love with things you consider will make you look inferior, which in essence, makes you superior.

Michael Bassey Johnson

We do not have to see the beginning and the end of our lives, but we must close our eyes and live as if we didn't start or would never end.

Neil Strauss

True endurance, I think, comes from the inside. It comes from motivation and belief in what you're doing.


I place my fingers upon these keys typing 2,000 dreams per minute and naked of spirit dance forth my cosmic vortex upon this crucifix called language.


Just as the earth that bears the man who tills and digs it, to bear those who speak ill of them, is a quality of the highest respect.

Richelle E. Goodrich

Life isn't a lazy cruise on some endless, calm, and temperate sea. Life is a raging ocean with swells and tidal waves that wreck and sink your boat. Life is a series of storms―overcast skies, fierce winds, and pelting rain. You were meant to be immersed in it all―first to float, then swim, and eventually to walk on water.

Bell Hooks

All too often women believe it is a sign of commitment, an expression of love, to endure unkindness or cruelty, to forgive and forget. In actuality, when we love rightly we know that the healthy, loving response to cruelty and abuse is putting ourselves out of harm's way.

Charlotte Brontë

God surely did not create us, and cause us to live, with the sole end of wishing always to die. I believe, in my heart, we were intended to prize life and enjoy it, so long as we retain it. Existence never was originally meant to be that useless, blank, pale, slow-trailing thing it often becomes to many, and is becoming to me, among the rest.

Hubert Selby Jr.

Life was not longer something to endure, but to live.

John F. Kennedy

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.

[Remarks Recorded for the Opening of a USIA Transmitter, February 8 1963]

Sheri L. Dew

If you're serious about sanctification, you can expect to experience heart-wrenching moments that try your faith, your endurance, and your patience.

Greg Kincaid

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

David Hume

No man ever threw away life while it was worth keeping.


Don't fear the gods,
Don't worry about death;
What is good is easy to get, and
What is terrible is easy to endure.

Victor Hugo

That I may carry on what I have begun, that I may do good, that I may be one day a grand and encouraging example that it may be said that there was finally some little happiness resulting from this suffering which I have undergone and this virtue to which I have returned!

Christine De Pizan

The foolish rush to end their lives.
Only the steadfast soul survives.

Thomas Dutton

So this is my cue of where to leave you. Now it's your story to retell and pass on. Because an idea is only relevant if it's being thought upon. So remember, never surrender.'Cause the unrelenting constancy of love and hope will rescue and restore from any scope.

Christine De Pizan

[W]hen someone finds himself quite unjustly attacked and hated on all sides, there is no need for such a person to feel dismayed by misfortune. See how Fortune, who has harmed many a one, is so inconstant, for God, Who opposes all wrong deeds, raises up those in whom hope dwells.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is on-going experiment. The moment the experiment ends, life ends.

Kemi Sogunle

The pain you endure today will lead to a better tomorrow. Don't dwell so much on the pain but focus on the lessons learned. There in lies your strength to rise above all odds. Your best is yet to come.

Auliq Ice

The end always doesn't justify the means you used to reach there.

Buky Ojelabi

Those who ridicule you today will rejoice with you tomorrow, if you don't give up.

Buky Ojelabi

For many people Christmas is a difficult and lonely season. May you experience the love of Jesus Christ now and always!

Lailah Gifty Akita

Hope is the grace of endurance in the stormy days.

J.R.R. Tolkien

So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

You have the power to shape your life the way you want it to be. Every though, every word, every action guides you with a purpose. And that purpose is to fulfill your destiny. Some may say you're just a dreamer. But everything imagined began with a dream.

Anthony Liccione

Love is about as strong, as two people want to make it.

Sage Steadman

She had walked to the brink, abandoning all belief, and just before the bitter end, she was pulled from the abyss by faith.

Margaret Mitchell

Ashley watched her go and saw her square her small shoulders as she went. And that gesture went to his heart, more than any words she had spoken.

Ellen J. Barrier

The strength we find within ourselves gives us endurance and perseverance power.


Death wins nothing here,
gnawing wings that amputate––
then spread, lift up, fly.

Auliq Ice

A good place can always be found in a place you think there is pain.

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

Waiting is not wasting. It is a strategy for champing for greater things.

Michael Bassey Johnson

A celebrity farts, and everyone endures, but the unpopular will be thrased to death.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The height of your maturity and sagacity depends on your ability to see the beauty in ugly situations.

Jonathan Edwards

In all your course, walk with God and follow Christ as a little, poor, helpless child, taking hold of Christ’s hand, keeping your eye on the mark of the wounds on his hands and side, whence came the blood that cleanses you from sin and hiding your nakedness under the skirt of the white shining robe of his righteousness.

Anthony Liccione

They can stop a river by building a dam, but I will be damned if they can stop my river of blood flowing through my veins and heart.

Dean King

[...] what's the use of lying down to die as long as we can stand up and walk.

Sarah J. Maas

If you can learn to endure pain, you can survive anything. Some people learn to embrace it- to love it. Some endure it through drowning it in sorrow, or by making themselves forget. Others turn it into anger.

Tahir Shah

A cross between a foreign legion boot-camp and a secret-society initiation ritual, the ordeals were grounded in pain. One thing was obvious: the agenda, which was dedicated to grave discomfort, had been drawn up by a passionate sadist.

Tahir Shah

There is nothing quite as unpleasant as wearing a pair of briefs which have been trailed through a Calcutta courtyard. Nothing, that is, except having one's elbows and knees lacerated by unseen slivers of glass and discarded razor blades.

Lailah Gifty Akita

I am enduring temporary sufferings to fulfill my dearest dreams.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Endurance-Suppression of the pain. The pain is severe at threshold. After the threshold, capacity is built to sustain the pain. The pain is lessen when the strength of might is achieved. Mankind can endure all things.

Lailah Gifty Akita

It is never easy to endure pain nor uncomfortable situation. It is seems easy to quit to avoid the pain.If you quit you will suffer later. It is far better to endure the pain now and enjoy later. Life is all about endurance.

Charlie Huston

Pain cannot be ignored. However, it can be endured. When necessary, a great deal of pain can be endured. Just ask my mother.

Michael Bassey Johnson

It is good to stay in a peaceful poverty than to stay in a painful wealth.

John Williams

But William Stoner knew of the world in a way that few of his younger colleagues could understand. Deep in him, beneath his memory, was the knowledge of hardship and hunger and endurance and pain.

Kaya McLaren

Sometimes you just wait for the night to be over and endure.

Margaret Mitchell

[T]he merciful adjustment which nature makes when what cannot be cured must be endured.

Abhijeet Sawant

Do not Forget PAIN, You Endure in it's presence!!

Nora Roberts

Love runs the engine

Dick Francis

But one discarded dreams and got dressed, and made what one could of the day.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Enduring the times.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is must be filled with endless hope.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Life's difficulties is a test of how much we can endure. Find inner strength,courage and hope to overcome the test of life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is all about endurance.

Emory Austin

Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.


First steps are always the hardest but until they are taken the notion of progress remains only a notion and not an achievement.

Mikhail Naimy

Often you shall think your road impassable, sombre and companionless. Have will and plod along; and round each curve you shall find a new companion.

Muhammad Ali

All through my life, I have been tested. My will has been tested, my courage has been tested, my strength has been tested. Now my patience and endurance are being tested.

Marty Rubin

Some leaves hang on longer but eventually they all fall.

José N. Harris

If you take a hard look at the people in your life, you may be blown away by how many explorers and survivalists surround you. Everyday, I'm amazed by the number of people I meet, who have climbed Mt. Everest, time and time again...
without ever having been to the Himalayas.

Ellen J. Barrier

It is easy to smile in the face of a challenge, when we believe in ourselves that we won't back down.

Silvia Hartmann

It is the hardest thing of all, the one thing that will show if you have the one true courage. To know that you have failed, that your best efforts have been defeated, to not be able to stand it, to not be able to go on and yet to go on nonetheless.

Elizabeth Gilbert

There’s this human capacity for joy and endurance, even when things are at their worst. A joy that occurs not despite our suffering, but within it.

Terry A O'Neal

Everyone will not favor you or
respect your beliefs, passion and purpose-so be it. But do not allow the views of others to hinder your quest. Remain steadfast.

Rasmenia Massoud

We laughed the way that only people who carry each other back from Hell can laugh when they finally get a hunger for the future once again.

A.J. Darkholme

Time spent worrying - about anything - provides no emotional or physical benefit to us; such things only weaken us for the fights we must endure in our lives.

Madeleine L'Engle

Human beings are the only creatures who are allowed to fail. If an ant fails, it's dead. But we're allowed to learn from our mistakes and from our failures. And that's how I learn, by falling flat on my face and picking myself up and starting all over again.

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