Archive for the ‘Persistence’ Category

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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Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

Carlyle, Thomas pc Eliott & Fry Ph

—Thomas Carlyle

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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.



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Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Luther, Martin

—Martin Luther

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