Strive Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old strive quotes, strive sayings, and strive proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Strive for that greatness of spirit that measures life not by its disappointments but by its possibilities. W. E. B. Du Bois
The important thing is to strive towards a goal which is not immediately visible. That goal is not the concern of the mind, but of the spirit. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Strive to be first: first to nod, first to smile, first to compliment, and first to forgive. Anonymous
In this life we get only those things for which we hunt, for which we strive, and for which we are willing to sacrifice. George Matthew Adams
Strive for perfection. Nobody's going to be perfect on this earth. But strive for perfection. Judith Jamison
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein
We strive for error-free medicine in a world that is sometimes all too human. Michael Burgess
Strivers achieve what dreamers believe. Usher
Don't waste your time striving for perfection; instead, strive for excellence - doing your best. Laurence Olivier
Strive with all your might to bring your interior activity into accord with God, and you will overcome exterior passions. Arsenius the Great
All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why. James Thurber
Strive to be authentic, not perfect. Amy Chan
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time. Zig Ziglar
Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you. George Whitefield
Only the insecure strive for security. Wayne Dyer
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity. Samuel Johnson
In this world, one thing you should definitely strive for is originality. Just be who you are, and be your own person. That's what will make you stand out. Nolan Gould
Strive to make something of yourself, then strive to make the most of yourself. Alexander Crummell
Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. Harriet B. Braiker
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. Victoria Principal
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. Abraham Lincoln
Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted. David Bly
The problem with striving for the best, is that there will be always better than the best. Rafaa Khiari
Don't strive to be perfect. Strive for excellence. Victoria Principal
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Ronald E. Osborn
Strive to be authentic all the time. That's sort of my philosophy on life, which applies to acting. Paul Guilfoyle
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible — and achieve it, generation after generation. Pearl S. Buck
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
Excitement is the more practical synonym for happiness, and it is precisely what you should strive to chase. It is the cure-all. Tim Ferriss
A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them: they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world. Sigmund Freud