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Life is fruitful in the ratio in which it is laid out in noble action or patient perseverance.

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

Many strokes, though with a little axe, hew down and fell the hardest-timber'd oak.

Much rain wears the marble.

Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair.

No road is too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; and no honors are too distant for the man who prepares himself for them with patience.

No rock so hard but that a little wave may beat admission in a thousand years.

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men of talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

Opportunities are not offered. They must be wrested and worked for. And this calls for perseverance..and courage.

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance, and make a seeming impossibility give way.

Perseverance and audacity generally win.

Perseverance gives power to weakness, and opens to poverty the world's wealth. It spreads fertility over the barren landscape, and bids the choicest fruits and flowers spring up and flourish in the desert abode of thorns and briers.

Perseverance is a Roman virtue, that wins each godlike act, and plucks success even from the spear-proof crests of rugged danger.

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.

Perseverance must have some practical end, or it does not avail the man possessing it. A person without a practical end in view becomes a crank or an idiot. Such persons fill our asylums. See quote detail

Perseverance, dear my lord, keeps honor bright. To have none, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.

See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect.

Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than before.

Talent made a poor appearance. Until he married Perseverance.


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