Archive for the ‘Persistence’ Category

Luck means the hardships and privations which you have not hesitated to endure, the long nights you have devoted to work. Luck means the appointments you have never failed to keep; the trains you have never failed to catch.

—Max O’Rell (by Herbert Rose Barraud; Public Domain)

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The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in business. You’ve got to keep working that talent.

—Irving Berlin (Public Domain)

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Everyone holds their superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was accomplished.

—Ulysses S. Grant (by Mathew Brady; Public Domain)

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Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.

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—James A. Michener 

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It’s easier to go down a hill than up it, but the view is much better at the top.

—Henry Ward Beecher (by Matthew Brady; Public Domain)

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The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.

Ayn Rand

—Ayn Rand

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A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.

Hubbard, Elbert

—Elbert Hubbard

…with the realization that all is possible through the flow of God’s unconditional and incalculable power.


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