Words of Wisdom on Persistence
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered
heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused
to become discouraged by their defeats.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting
devotion to the things you want to see happen.
The heights by great men reached and kept
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies
solely in my tenacity.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee
doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will
not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world
is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination are omnipotent.
The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the
human race. No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has
been the reward for what he gave.
The most essential factor is persistence―the determination never
to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement
that must inevitably come.
By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little, you gain the
If you're going through hell, keep going.
How long should you try? Until.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Energy and persistence alter all things.
Keep 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 while sitting down.
One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your
entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive.
No matter who you are or what your position is, you must keep fighting
for whatever it is you desire to achieve.
Paralyze resistance with persistence.
Lots of people limit their possibilities by giving up easily. Never tell
yourself this is too much for me. It's no use. I can't go on. If you do
you're licked, and by your own thinking too. Keep believing and keep on
The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft
Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence, and determination will win.
Let not the man be discouraged who has these.
When things go wrong as they sometimes will. When the road you're trudging seem all up hill. When funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh.
When life is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit. Life is queer with its twists and turns, As everyone of us sometimes learns.
And many a failure turns about, When he might have won had he stuck it out. Don't give up though the pace seems slowYou may succeed with another blow.
Success is failure turned inside outThe silver tint of the clouds of doubt . And you never can tell how close you are. It may be near when it seems so far:
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hitIt's when things seem
worst that you must not quit!
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