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Last Updated on December 19, 2022

Everything in life demands consistency, which vexes us all at one point. Nothing seems to bear fruition unless you’ve given it considerable time and effort. But there’s a certain beauty in realizing that consistency is the key that opens doors to endless possibilities!

Whether it’s sports, skincare, academics, or even baking – everything requires consistency and practice to produce good results. 

But remaining consistent is hard. It becomes more of a challenge when procrastination decides to surface its ugly head in our lives.

If your sluggish, inconsistent behavior is getting the best of you, try going through these intense quotes about consistency.

We’re sure you’ll find the motivation to cultivate it in your life!

Consistency Quotes

  1. “When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren’t the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation.” — Arsene Wenger
  2. “First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won’t. Habit is persistence in practice.” — Octavia Butler
  3. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” — Albert Einstein
  4. “True consistency, that of the prudent and the wise, is to act in conformity with circumstances and not to act always the same way under a change of circumstances.” — John C. Calhoun
  5. “In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics, you get shortsighted; if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end.” — Tom Seaver
  6. “Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” — Dwayne Johnson
  7. “Consistency is everything. Nothing happens overnight. Nurturing any relationship, parenting, understanding people, understanding ourselves, building a business, weight loss, personal transformation, and education. All takes time. Be consistent and experience the magic of life.” — Purvi Raniga
  8. “Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.” — Roy T. Bennett
  9. “If you try to be consistent, you tie yourself to a rock, and you restrict your own movements. Free yourself from the consistency!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan
  10. “Your consistency must outlast the world’s ignorance of who you truly are.” — Dr. Billy Alsbrooks
  11. “One bulb at a time. There was no other way to do it. No shortcuts —simply loving the slow process of planting. Loving the work as it unfolded. Loving an achievement that grew slowly and bloomed for only three weeks each year.” — Jaroldeen Asplund Edwards
  12. “Consistency is the hallmark of the unimaginative.” — Oscar Wilde
  13. “It’s not the length of my stride. It’s the fact that I’m walking.” — Craig D. Lounsbrough
  14. “Successful innovation requires commitment, consistency, and collaboration.” — Monique Beedles
  15. “It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently.” — Tony Robbins
  16. “Tough is temporary. Your muscles will adapt to anything you challenge them to do consistently.” — Wallace Miles
  17. “Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.” — Aldous Huxley
  18. “It is not perfection we seek, for perfection is impossible. It is instead consistency.” — Brandon Sanderson
  19. “Living an authentic life can keep you ready for whatever comes down life’s road. Your thoughts and actions will be consistent, no matter what happens, because they agree with who you are.” — Vincent H. O’Neil
  20. “The seeds of accomplishment sprouts in the soil of consistency.” — Maxime Lagacé
  21. “Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.” — E. James Rohn
  22. “Effort means nothing without consistency.” — Janna Cachola
  23. “Consistency is the foundation of virtue.” — Francis Bacon
  24. “I pray to be like the ocean with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency, rather than the highs and the lows.” — Drew Barrymore
  25. “Consistency is the most overrated of all human virtues… I’m someone who changes his mind all the time.” — Malcolm Gladwell
  26. “People like consistency. Whether it’s a store or a restaurant, they want to come in and see what you are famous for.” — Millard Drexler
  27. “Consistency is one of the biggest factors in leading to accomplishment and success.” — Byron Pulsifer
  28. “Truth is built with consistency.” — Lincoln Chafee
  29. “The swallows flew there each spring and made little mud nests to raise their babies in after they hatched. People say there used to be so many birds in the sky, it became dark while they flew over the streets to their destination. If you didn’t look up, you might think it was an eclipse… ‘Frankie why do you love those birds so much?’ Luis would ask him each year when they returned. And Frankie would always say the same thing: ‘Because I can count on them.’” — Kathryn Fitzmaurice
  30. “Do it again and again. Consistency makes the raindrops to create holes in the rock. Whatever is difficult can be done easily with regular attendance, attention, and action.” — Israelmore Ayivor
  31. “Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.” — Bernard Berenson
  32. “If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.” — Samuel Johnson
  33. “Things get clear when you do it every day. It’s all right if you can’t do it today. Do it tomorrow, and then the next day and then the day after.” — Sarvesh Jain
  34. “Do not do what you cannot continue to deliver. For, remember, the world wants to see a continuity of delivery of set standards!” — Sujit Lalwani
  35. “A skeptic, I would ask for consistency first of all.” — Sylvia Plath
  36. “You cannot be a winner without maturity and consistency.” — Marco Silva
  37. “Consistency is an under-appreciated inspirational quality. It’s that ability to conduct yourself in a consistent, reliable manner that others will respect and appreciate.” — Del Suggs
  38. “Consistency is what counts; you have to be able to do things over and over again.” — Hank Aaron
  39. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” — Aristotle
  40. “Consistency paired with self-discipline is crucial to achieving your goals and being successful.” — Brian Tracy
  41. “An intelligent consistency is the foundation of genius.” — Chris Matakas
  42. “Long-term consistency trumps short-term intensity.” — Bruce Lee
  43. “The key to success is consistency. And right now, the only way for you to actually take action is to believe in yourself.” — Zak Frazer
  44. “The harder the struggle, the bigger the gain. The important thing is to stick with it, repetitively and consistently.” — Mara Schiavocampo
  45. “Being persistent may lead you to the door but consistency is the key which unlocks it.” — Kenny Dasinger
  46. “Breakthrough does not only come from hard work but with consistency in working hard.” — Nokwethemba Nkosi
  47. “What is consistent in your life, is your life.” — Abdul Rauf
  48. “You cannot consistently perform in a manner which is inconsistent with the way you see yourself.” — Zig Ziglar
  49. “Constancy is the complement of all other human virtues.” — Giuseppe Mazzini
  50. “Inconsistency is the only thing in which men are consistent.” — Horatio Smith
  51. “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” — Benjamin Franklin
  52. “The hallmark of excellence, the test of greatness, is consistency.” — Jim Tressel
  53. “Consistency is found in that work whose whole and detail are suitable to the occasion. It arises from circumstance, custom, and nature.” — Vitruvius
  54. “Part of courage is simple consistency.” — Peggy Noonan
  55. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” — Robert Collier
  56. “Consistency is the fruit of the tree of success. The more you do something effectively and with a goal in mind, the better you will get at it and the more you will feel fulfilled.” — Dan O’Brien
  57. “Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow