77+ Best Endurance Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Endurance is the ability to withstand hardship or adversity. Profoundly inspirational endurance quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Endurance Quotes

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

Do you need to train two hours a day? Probably not. The reason why my celebrity clients have to train two hours a day is because their endurance level is so strong. For Madonna to get results and keep results, it’s like a professional athlete training she has to push harder. Tracy Anderson

Heroism is endurance for one moment more. George F. Kennan

Action films can be like watching paint dry. You can just die in the trailer waiting for them to set up a shot, then you go out for a few minutes or an hour of endurance testing. Pierce Brosnan

Solitude, isolation, are painful things and beyond human endurance. Jules Verne

Writing novels is largely about endurance and patience. I take a lot of breaks, hit walls, and go do something else while I think things through. But I do it every day, and I try to treat it as a job, something that is not dictated by whimsy or muses. Adam Mansbach

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

Yes, my dad’s a marathoner. He used to do sprint distances and then started marathoning. My mom is an endurance animal. She does three day events like the Susan G. Komen three day walk. Dean Karnazes

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

Mum and Dad had waited 16 years for adoption laws to change in their home state, Tasmania, so that they could apply to the authorities to create the family of their dreams. I am so thankful for their endurance and patience. Who knows what would have happened to me if they hadn’t miraculously appeared when I needed them most? Saroo Brierley

This too shall pass. Hakim Sanai

Humans are built for endurance, not speed. We’re awful sprinters compared to every other animal. We try to run our races as if they were speed races, but they are not. They’re endurance races. Even a marathon, the way it’s run now, it’s not an endurance contest. Christopher McDougal

What cannot be altered must be borne, not blamed. Thomas Fuller

Exactly the style of football I love is like a terrier. We are not the biggest dog, we are small, but we are aggressive, we are not afraid, we like to compete with the big dogs and we are quick and mobile and we have endurance. We never give up. This small dog has fighting spirit for sure. David Wagner

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

We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord. Michael Novak

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

People tell me I’m dancing better than ever. I don’t know what happened, but I have new enthusiasm and more endurance. Natalia Makarova

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

Professional creativity requires more than inspiration, talent, and discipline it requires an endurance that few are aware of and even fewer have. Lela Loren

Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing but to turn it into glory. William Barclay

By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul. Theodore Bikel

Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change. Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Nothing to mountaineering, just a little physical endurance, a good deal of brains, lots of practice, and plenty of warm clothing. Annie Smith Peck

Endurance is patience concentrated. Thomas Carlyle

The endurance of the inequalities of life by the poor is the marvel of human society. James Anthony Froude

If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon. Kathrine Switzer

I noticed that in The Revenant, as much as it is a good story of revenge and endurance, there are times that you get to escape with a story like that. Bill Pullman

Out of suffering comes the serious mind out of salvation, the grateful heart; out of endurance, fortitude; out of deliverance faith. Patient endurance attends to all things. Teresa Of Avila

In the early 1930s, flying from England to Australia was the longest flight in the world. It was considered extremely dangerous and hazardous, pushing pilots to the limits of mechanical skills and human endurance. Aviation was young. Mary Garden

Scars are not signs of weakness, they are signs of survival and endurance. Rodney A Winters

Because we men have been physically stronger and more arrogant, we’ve influenced much of the cool stuff of the world, like basing the definition of courage on what we do on battlefields rather than on the patience or endurance or tolerance necessary for a sometimes painful daily grind that includes small children. Clyde Edgerton

You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see, but you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel. Tabitha Suzuma

I’d try to channel my nervous energy in a positive way into strength and endurance. It didn’t always work. Kristi Yamaguchi

Humans are built for endurance, not speed. We’re awful sprinters compared to every other animal. We try to run our races as if they were speed races, but they are not. They’re endurance races. Even a marathon, the way it’s run now, it’s not an endurance contest. Christopher McDougall

Florida surfers learn how to be great on mediocre waves. It trains you, gives you endurance. Abigail Spencer

If you’re going to go through hell. I suggest you come back learning something Drew Barrymore

I think every facet of running has its benefits towards a starting pitcher. I mean, you’re explosive off the mound and yet you’ve got to have endurance. Max Scherzer

You have power over your mind not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius

The right and the physical power of the people to resist injustice, are really the only securities that any people ever can have for their liberties. Practically no government knows any limit to its power but the endurance of the people. Lysander Spooner

The only things in my life that compatibly exists with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit. Ansel Adam

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen. Thomas Carlyle

Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I started looking into horse history books and came across the actual story of this half breed endurance horseman and his painted mustang Hidalgo. I wasn’t really sure if I was going to do the movie at that point. John Fusco

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough. Helen Keller

I do a healthy blend of mixed martial arts, dancing, functional training, and swimming. These exercises give me ample strength, endurance, flexibility, and stamina. Urvashi Rautela

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts. James Russell Lowell

My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated. Bill Rodgers

In the midst of winter, I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus

In athletics, older runners tend to go for longer races, but it’s the opposite in swimming because your body can’t handle the endurance. Kirsty Coventry

Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change. Friedrich Schiller

With athletes, it’s never fully understood the level to which we push ourselves. Especially in an endurance sport. Clara Hughes

I guessed life was like that. You gained and you lost, and if you saved anything from the ruins, even if only a shred of self-respect, it was enough to take you through the next bit. Dick Francis

I can still be 200 kilograms but still have enough endurance for strongman I feel like if I get much heavier than that it’s going to affect my endurance a lot. Hafthor Bjornsson

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe

I wanted to be an endurance athlete from a young age. I remember being in a careers class at school and saying I wanted to be a professional athlete and the teacher replying, ‘You’re not going to make it; it’s not possible. Alistair Brownlee

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

I’m an explosive fighter so I’ve always got to have that strength, but you’ve got to mix it with endurance. Jimi Manuwa

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. Tim Notke

At least for soccer players, it comes down to a blend of two types of fitness your base endurance, which comes from longer distance running, and your speed, which comes from sprint based workouts. Heather O’Reilly

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. Babe Ruth

Baseball grew rapidly in favor the field was ripe. America needed a live outdoor sport, and this game exactly suited the national temperament. It required all the manly qualities of activity, endurance, pluck, and skill peculiar to cricket, and was immeasurably superior to that game in exciting features. John Montgomery Ward

Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. Michael Jordan

A weak soul does not have the endurance to resist the flesh for very long. It grows heavy, becomes flesh itself, and the contest ends. But among responsible men, men who keep their eyes riveted day and night upon the Supreme Duty, the conflict between flesh and spirit breaks out mercilessly and may last until death. Nikos Kazantzakis

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

Being a winger or a wide mid, I have to run continuously for 90 minutes, which not only takes endurance but also strength in my legs to be able to be explosive for 90 minutes. I think weight training has really allowed me to sustain for those 90 minutes. Megan Rapinoe

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. Aberjhani

If you want to be a successful runner, you have to consider everything. It’s no good just thinking about endurance and not to develop fine speed. Arthur Lydiard

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

I ate no butcher’s meat, lived chiefly on fruits, vegetables, and fish, and never drank a glass of spirits or wine until my wedding day. To this I attribute my continual good health, endurance, and an iron constitution. John James Audubon

Endurance is staying calm under storms. Ruchi Gambhir

And when I look at my mother, I reflect on her strength and endurance. She’s cranky sometimes, but she is lovable and loving. I’d be happy to be there at 86. Lisa Scottoline

The angel circled the model of a mother very slowly. ‘It’s too soft’ she sighed. ‘But tough!’ said God excitedly. ‘You can imagine what this mother can do or endure. Erma Bombeck

Adventure books are my personal favorites. The Endurance, a story about Ernest Shackleton’s legendary Antarctica expedition, or Into Thin Air, Jon Krakauer’s personal account of the 1996 disaster on Mt Everest, are two notables. Dean Karnazes

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee