courage - Emerson

Tenacity Quotes to get you fired up!

Tenacity, a quality that can help you succeed in almost any situation whether you are an athlete competing at the highest level or struggling for mere survival.

Here are some great tenacity quotes to help get you going:

  • If I have anything, it’s tenacity. – Hal Sparks
  • Now that I’ve met him? You know, you take away his skills and the way he plays, his tenacity and all that and his leadership, he’s a very good guy. I feel bad that I hated him so much the last few years. – Anna Kournikova
  • His tenacity is unmatched in my opinion. Incredible how someone could have suffered that long and come back out of prison with such a good heart and positive things to say and do. – Maurice Ashley
  • Pulp existed for 12 years before we got famous. Now, you could say that was just lack of imagination, but it’s some kind of quality isn’t it? Tenacity. You could also say it was sloth. – Jarvis Cocker
  • To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up. – Ralph Bunche
  • The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward. – Amelia Earhart
  • He’s got a lot of tenacity and natural ability. I think we’re all going to know his name around the world someday. He’s one of those guys who’s got a natural drive and ability. – Bailey Pryor
  • Whatever ambivalence I felt about my own career, Frankie more than made up for it with his ambition and tenacity. – Annette Funicello
  • Duncan has good speed, skills and quickness and plays with tenacity and intelligence. – Dick Nyman
  • I can speak of actors that I love. I love Cate Blanchett, Viola Davis, her tenacity. I love Charlize Theron. She’s so surprising and so exhilarating, the kinds of projects she takes on. Marion Cotillard as well. – Lupita Nyong’o
  • Whatever ambivalence I felt about my own career, Frankie more than made up for it with his ambition and tenacity. – Annette Funicello
  • His tenacity is unmatched in my opinion. Incredible how someone could have suffered that long and come back out of prison with such a good heart and positive things to say and do. – Maurice Ashley
  • Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. – John Quincy Adams
  • Unlike any other form of writing, the stories of episodic television require the blended imagination, talent, and tenacity of a staff of writers,. – Daniel Petrie
  • Tenacity. We’re great guys in the clubhouse, but when the game starts we turn into a bunch of angry individuals. – Geoff Blum
  • Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity as at the moment when they are losing faith in them, and know it, but do not dare yet to confess it to themselves. – William Graham Sumner
  • The two goals for the win both because of him. To me, that just shows his tenacity and his hunger for a goal. He doesn’t slow down. He doesn’t relax. That’s a big time killer instinct. – Brian Hall
  • Normally you don’t get big dudes with natural tenacity. He’s just a big, physical kid who loves contact. He was such a force. – Alonzo Carter
  • Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. – Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Persist until …Because you will – Destin Lucas
  • Bulldogs have been known to fall on their swords when confronted by my superior tenacity. – Margaret Halsey
  • Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. – Louis Pasteur
  • Each season I find myself constantly inspired by ‘The Biggest Loser’ contestants. Their tenacity and willingness to learn new, healthy habits is tremendous and the results speak for themselves. I am honored to be part of such an inspiring program that helps inspire positive change in so many lives. – Curtis Stone
  • Rosa Parks’ courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later. – Bob Filner
  • The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control yo
    ur life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward. – Amelia Earhart
  • A lot of people that I started out with, I don’t know where they are. I guess it takes tenacity to still be doing this, and luck, but I’ve been very blessed. – Dennis Quaid
  • The tenacity and desire to win which he has worked with since he was a child have carried him to the top in a sporting discipline of enormous difficulty. – Fernando Alonso
  • By the time I left school, I had a lot of tenacity. – Halle Berry
  • If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill
  • A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. – Paul Sweeney
  • I really think that success in this field is about tenacity and just sticking with it. – Brent Spiner
  • To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job. – Chin-Ning Chu
  • As a progressive and evolving being, man is where he is that he may learn that he may grow;and as he learns the spiritual lesson which any circumstance contains for him, it passes away and gives place to other circumstances. – James Allen
  • Part of what makes America strong is our resilience, tenacity, innovation and our willingness to be optimistic about our future. I know that President Obama is absolutely the best president to lead our country in the right direction. – Valerie Jarrett
  • Whatever you do, you need courage. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Even in a gleefully negative comic, there is optimism, although it’s slightly hidden: It comes out through a comic character’s sheer tenacity. He keeps going and trying to find some sort of fulfillment regardless of his perpetual failure record. That’s a form of hope, a form of optimism. Really hokey I know, but it’s true. – Lev Yilmaz
  • The first footfalls on Mars will mark a historic milestone, an enterprise that requires human tenacity matched with technology to anchor ourselves on another world. – Buzz Aldrin
  • [But he earned particular attention in Hollywood for his tenacity in making the grand-scale] A Passage to India, … the most difficult thing of my life. – David Lean
  • To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job. – Chin-Ning Chu
  • We struggled, and I thought Kentucky’s tenacity on defense had a lot to do with it. They were swarming and really played physical. I thought their defense impacted us in a big way. – Dennis Felton
  • Although finding fruit flies in your wine or beer can be a bit annoying, I hope people will pause to admire the tenacity of these clever little creatures. They are really just hungry animals looking for something to eat, and have no intention of ruining your happy hour. – Michael Dickinson
  • Dr Edwards has been the catalyst for key conservation milestones in WA. If not for Dr Edwards’s tenacity, the nature of WA would be worse off and our state a poorer place to live. – David Mackenzie
  • We should have had the tenacity to do these things from the beginning. We should have had the foresight to do these things when we approved the Wal-Mart coming here. Hindsight is 20-20, but we have to learn from our mistakes and not let this kind of thing happen again. We can’t afford to. – DuBose Egleston
  • We didn’t have any energy. We didn’t have any passion. We didn’t have any tenacity. That’s what you have to have to win these games, especially when you’re on the road. – Gary Holquist
  • I’m one of those people you can tell ‘no’ a million different ways, and I’ll spend the rest of my life trying to figure out some way to get you to say ‘yes.’ People have always underestimated me. I have great stamina, great tenacity. – Morgan Fairchild
  • Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity. – Louis Pasteur
  • In this world, there is nothing softer or thinner than water. But to compel the hard and unyielding, it has no equal. That the weak overcomes the strong, that the hard gives way to the gentle — this everyone knows. Yet no one asks accordingly. – Lao-Tse
  • Kristin has a toughness and tenacity to her game, which makes her an option for us in the center of the field in either the midfield or the backline. Her calmness on the ball will serve her well in either position. If she is able to step in and show the same toughness for us, she will have an opportunity to see significant minutes. – Chris Kouns
  • Tenacity is a pretty fair substitute for bravery, and the best form of tenacity I know is expressed in a Danish fur trapper’s principle” “The next mile is the only one a person really has to make.”. Eric Sevareid
  • Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness. – Thomas Huxley
  • There are no wishy-washy astronauts. You don’t get up there by being uncaring and blase. And whatever gave you the sense of tenacity and purpose to get that far in life is absolutely reaffirmed and deepened by the experience itself. – Chris Hadfield
  • Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness. – Thomas Huxley
  • Rosa Parks’ courage, determination, and tenacity continue to be an inspiration to all those committed to non-violent protest and change nearly half a century later. – Bob Filner
  • I never had a lot of drive, but because I had family responsibilities, I had a lot of tenacity – the tenacity of a drowning man. – Dick Van Dyke
  • One need only go there to completely appreciate the fight she fought and the tenacity she displayed, … I walked away so inspired to go back home and fight the good fight. Christine Lahti
  • To endure what is unendurable is true endurance. – Japanese Proverb
  • At the end of the day, both men and women who become CEOs have showed tenacity and hard work to succeed in their careers. It takes not just skills but also extreme dedication and commitment. And regardless of gender, CEOs are measured by the same criteria – the growth and success of the business. – Susan Wojcickicourage - Emerson
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