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The conditions of conquest are always easy. We have but to toil awhile, endure awhile, believe always, and never turn back.

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.

The divine insanity of noble minds, that never falters nor abates, but labors, endures, and waits, till all that it foresees it finds, or what it cannot find, creates.

The falling drops at last will wear the stone.

The nerve that never relaxes, the eye that never blenches, the thought that never wanders,-these are the masters of victory.

The virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize.

The waters wear the stones.

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

There are but two roads that lead to an important goal and to the doing of great things: strength and perseverance. Strength is the lot of but a few privileged men; but austere perseverance, harsh and continuous, may be employed by the smallest of us and rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistibly greater with time.

There are two ways of attaining an important end - force and perseverance. Force falls to the lot only of the privileged few, but austere and sustained perseverance can be practised by the most insignificant. Its silent power grows irresistible with time.

There is an incredible amount of magic and feistiness in black men that nobody has been able to wipe out. But everybody has tried.

There is no royal road to anything. - One thing at a time, and all things in succession. That which grows slowly endures.

There's nothing in this world that comes easy. There are a lot of people who aren't going to bother to win. We learn in football to get up and go once more.

To look back is to relax one's vigil.

To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs.

To tend, unfailingly, unflinchingly, towards a goal, is the secret of success.

Until I die, I'm going to keep doing. My people need me. They need somebody that's not taking from them and is giving them something.

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

When it goes wrong, you feel like cutting your throat, but you go on. You don't let anything get you down so much that it beats you or stops you.

When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.


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