The drops of rain make a hole in the stone not by violence but by oft falling.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
You did not come this far, just to come this far.
Hardships make or break people.
He who does not tire, tires adversity.
Protect your vision. Prevail over adversity. Persevere in the midst of turmoil. Passionately act upon your convictions. Purposely walk into the day.
Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write. Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap.
Because failure works double time, to get success, work triple time.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Persistence pays off.
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
But the moment you turn a corner you see another straight stretch ahead and there comes some further challenge to your ambition.
The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed up in these two -- common sense and perseverance.
It's not how we fall. It's how we get back up again.
Persevere even though Hell and destruction should yawn beneath your feet.
No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.
Thousands of hopeful days came to naught before this one. This was a golden day. Never give up.
Trying again is okay. Trying again and again and again is okay. It's sort of an infinite thing because the alternative is failure, and that's not okay.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.
Change is hardest at the beginning, messiest in the middle and best at the end.
What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment.
The extent of the struggle determines the extent of the growth. The obstacle is an advantage, not adversity. The enemy is any perception that prevents us from seeing this.
You don't control the outcome. You control the quality of effort you put in. That's what you should hold yourself accountable for.
Amateurs give up at the first sign of trouble and assume they're failures. Professionals see failure as part of the path to growth and mastery.
There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.
Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.
What most sets you apart is the spirit in you that rebels and persists.
A gorilla does not budge from a banana thrown at it by a monkey.
A lion does not flinch at laughter coming from a hyena.
The road to success is longer than you'd like, but shorter than you imagine.
Persevere in virtue and diligence.
Everything works out in the end. if it hasn't worked out yet, then it's not the end.
Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire.
There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.
Become comfortable with permanent uncertainty.
Somebody out there thinks you're an idiot. Somebody out there thinks you're brilliant. Ignore them both and carry on.
The less pain we tolerate, the more average we become.
Certain motherfuckers think they can fuck with my shit, but you can't kill the Rooster. You might can fuck him up some times, but, bitch, nobody kills the motherfucking Rooster. You know what I'm saying?
First steps are always the hardest but until they are taken the notion of progress remains only a notion and not an achievement.
You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.
Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it.
Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it. As soon you apply yourself to orison, you will at once feel your senses gather themselves together: they seem like bees which return to the hive and there shut themselves up to work at the making of honey. At the first call of the will, they come back more and more quickly. At last, after countless exercises, of this kind, God disposes them to a state of utter rest and of perfect contemplation.
The thing with giving up is you never know. You never know whether you could have done the job. And I'm sick of not knowing about my life.
I believe in persevering. If you persevere, success lies ahead of you.
Persevere with a plan to reach your passion, and life will be good.
Remember, it isn't the dreamers who have good lives -- it's the doers. Remember also what I call the three Ps of success: passion, planning, and perseverance.
Keep passing the open windows.
Determination in spite of the challenge makes us stronger.
In order to defeat our challengers and rise above every obstacle, we must be able to persevere.
Individuals who have learned to endure and persevere through the storms of hardships are those who can dance in the rain during a storm.
Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist.
The three ordinary things that we often don't pay enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success, are hard work, perseverance, and basic honesty.
Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.
It is madness. But sometimes, madness is the only path forward.
Keep trying until you have no more chances left.
Perseverance is a virtue that cannot be understated.
Luck is a component that a lot of people in the arts sometimes fail to recognise: that you can have talent, perseverance, patience, but without luck you will not have a successful career.
You have to persevere, you have to just not give up, and you have to know what you want. You have to be able to see your dream.
The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.
A little boy was asked how he learned to skate. 'By getting up every time I fell down,' he answered.
The best advice I ever got -- and it's the best advice I'd give anybody -- is just don't believe the word 'no.' Be persistent. Persevere. Keep going. Never, ever, ever give up.
Do whatever you want to persevere, work for your own things, and do not depend on anyone to be your provider. That way, in the future, you will be all right regardless of the circumstances.
Perseverance is not a passive submission to circumstances--it is a strong and active response to the difficult events of life.
Give light, and people will find the way.
It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.
Quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance.
Persevere and get it done.
You go on. You set one foot in front of the other, and if a thin voice cries out, somewhere behind you, you pretend not to hear, and keep going.
Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.
Giving up is the only sure way to fail.
One must exploit the asynchronies that have befallen one, link them to a promising issue or domain, reframe frustrations as opportunities, and, above all, persevere.
If you persevere long enough, if you do the right things long enough, the right things will happen.
Self-control, openness, the ability to engage with others, to plan and to persist -- these are the attributes that get people in the door and on the job, and lead to productive lives.
There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
God bless perseverance. Because it's not easy.
Take risks. Fail. Pick yourself back up again. And always, always remember this: there is no adversity capable of stopping you once the choice to persevere is made.
I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person.
Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
We will persevere, come life or death.
The most inspiring piece of advice I've gotten is simply to persevere. My mom taught me to always keep going no matter what from an early age. When it feels too difficult to push forward, I always remind myself, 'This too shall pass,' and then I redouble my efforts.
It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential.
It is a long road from conception to completion.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.
To some degree we all live with uncertainty. We have no control over the future. Yet we carry on, we persevere, because, I guess, it's the way we're made.
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.
Sometimes things aren't clear right away. That's where you need to be patient and persevere and see where things lead.
Sometimes my body is aching, but I always think, 'Why am I in this? Why do I love it so much?' That's what makes me persevere, that's what makes me keep on going.
When a man is in the right path, he must persevere.
Keep the faith, don't lose your perseverance and always trust your gut extinct.
Either I will find a way, or I will make one.
We persevere because we believe rewards will come.
Always persevere, always have a great perspective, and always have great purpose in your life.
Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.
My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker.
Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.