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90% of all those who fail are not actually defeated. They simply quit. - Paul J Meyer

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

A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits. - Richard Nixon

All you need is a good idea and the tenacity to make it happen! - Unknown

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there. - Josh Billings

Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years. - Bob Brown

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. - Christopher Morley

Constant dripping hollows out a stone. - Lucretius

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. - Winston Churchill

Defeat is simply a signal to press onward. - Helen Keller

Difficulties increase the nearer we get to the goal. - Goethe

Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock. - Unknown

Don't stop trying, learning, fighting, experimenting, doing, until the miracle happens. - Kim Kiyosaki

Energy and persistence conquer all things. - Benjamin Franklin

Enough shovels of earth, a mountain. Enough pails of water, a river. - Chinese Proverb

Even the woodpeckers owe their success to the fact that they use their heads and keep pecking away until they finish the job they start. - Coleman Cox

Every oak tree started out as a nut who stood his ground. - Unknown

Excellence is achieved through the persistence of purpose. - Anthony Steinberg

Failure is the path of least persistence. - George M Van Valkenburg, Jr

Fall down seven times, stand up eight. - Japanese proverb

Genius, a power that dazzles humans, is oft but perseverance in disguise. - H W Austin

Godlike genius? Godlike nothing - sticking to it is the genius. - Thomas Edison

Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. - Dr Samuel Johnson

I hated every minute of training, but I said, don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. - Muhammad Ali

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work. - Thomas Edison

I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process. - Thomas Edison

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. - Theodore Roosevelt

If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average. - M H Alderson

If you never quit, you’re never beaten. - Ted Turner

If you're going through hell, keep going. - Winston Churchill

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength, but through persistence. - Buddha

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm. In the real world all rests on perseverance. - Goethe

It takes twenty years to become an overnight success. - Eddie Cantor

It’s always too soon to quit. - Norman Vincent Peale

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. - Albert Einstein

Let me tell you a secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. - Louis Pasteur

Look at a stone cutter 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 the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before. - Jacob A Riis

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas Edison

My persistence is the measure of the belief I have in myself. - Walt Disney

My success is based on persistence, not luck. - Estee Lauder

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. - Harriet Stowe

Never, never, never, never give up. - Winston Churchill

One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat. - Napoleon Hill

Other people and things can stop you temporarily. You're the only one who can do it permanently. - Zig Ziglar

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to always try, just one more time. - Thomas Edison

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another. - Walter Elliott

Stubbornly persist, and you will find that the limits of your stubbornness go well beyond the stubbornness of your limits. - Robert Brault

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. - Roger Bannister

The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. - Thomas Edison

The secret to success is to start from scratch and keep on scratching. - Dennis Green

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. - Unknown

There is no failure except in no longer trying. - Elbert Hubbard

To keep the lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. - Mother Teresa

Tough times never last. Tough people do. - Robert Schuller

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything. - W Clement Stone

Victory belongs to the most persevering. - Napoleon Bonaparte

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough. - Helen Keller

We conquer by continuing. - George Matheson

When the world says, "Give up," Hope whispers, "Try it one more time.” - Unknown

When you get into a tight place and it seems that you can't go on, hold on - for that's just the place and the time that the tide will turn. - Harriet Beecher Stowe

When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. - Gandhi

Winners never quit and quitters never win. - Vince Lombardi

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. - Thomas Foxwell Buxton



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