block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway
of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway
of the strong.
A better fate awaits thee.
waters wear the stones. -
The Book of Job 14:19
man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small
great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of
grapes or a fig.
In a complex undertaking, no matter how many times we fail, if we keep trying, there is often a good chance we will succeed.
Leonard Mlodinow, The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
important thing in life is to have great aim and to
possess the aptitude and the perseverance to attain
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity
as of concentration and perseverance.
C. W. Wendte
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
hold a doctrine, to which I owe not much, indeed, but
all the little I ever had, namely, that with ordinary
talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are
Sir T. F. Buxton
who would attain to any marked degree of excellence
in a chosen pursuit must work, and work hard for it,
prince or peasant.
As long as the day lasts, let's give it all we got.
David O. McKay
on going, and the chances are that you will stumble
on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it.
I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something
Charles F. Kettering
me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My
strength lies solely in my tenacity.
people begin their success where others end in failure.
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
is nothing which persevering effort and unceasing and
diligent care cannot overcome.
drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence,
but by oft falling.
Lucretius 95 BC - From Perseverance: (persistence...endurance...persevere...
) - Happy Otter
who would do some great thing in this short life, must
apply himself to the work with such a concentration
of his forces as to the idle spectators, who live only
to amuse themselves, looks like insanity.
works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.
way of progress is neither swift nor easy.
not think that what is hard for thee to master is impossible
for man; but if a thing is possible and proper to man,
deem it attainable by thee.
does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do