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quote by Stephen Covey: Beginners are many; finishers are few. with background image:

Beginners are many; finishers are few.

--Stephen Covey
quote by Swami Vivekananda: Every work has got to pass through hundreds of difficulties before succeeding. Those that persevere will see the light, sooner or later. with background image:

Every work has got to pass through hundreds of difficulties before succeeding. Those that persevere will see the light, sooner or later.

--Swami Vivekananda
quote by Elvis Presley: When things go wrong, don't go with them. with background image:

When things go wrong, don't go with them.

--Elvis Presley
quote by Chris Bradford: Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now t… with background image:

Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.

--Chris Bradford
quote by J. K. Rowling: We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. with background image: photo of author J. K. Rowling with quote: We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided....

We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.

--J. K. Rowling
quote by Hector Crawford: Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it! with background image:

Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!

--Hector Crawford
quote by A. A. Milne: Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day. with background image:

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.

--A. A. Milne
quote by Henri Cartier-Bresson: Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. with background image:

Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.

--Henri Cartier-Bresson
quote by Neville Longbottom: We're all going to keep fighting, Harry. You know that? with background image:

We're all going to keep fighting, Harry. You know that?

--Neville Longbottom
quote by Drew Barrymore: Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. with background image:

Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.

--Drew Barrymore
quote by Joel Osteen: Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. … with background image:

Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.

--Joel Osteen

quote by Helen Keller: A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn. with background image:

A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn.

--Helen Keller
quote by Jocko Willink: Everyone wants some magic pill -- some life hack -- that eliminates the need to do the work. But that does not exist. with background image: photo of author Jocko Willink with quote: Everyone wants some magic pill -- some life hack -- that eliminates the need to do the work. But tha...

Everyone wants some magic pill -- some life hack -- that eliminates the need to do the work. But that does not exist.

--Jocko Willink
quote by Terry Pratchett: A crowbar is a universal pass key. with background image:

A crowbar is a universal pass key.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Henry Rollins: I don't have talent, so I just get up earlier. with background image:

I don't have talent, so I just get up earlier.

--Henry Rollins
quote by Santosh Kalwar: You will receive most when you will expect least. with background image:

You will receive most when you will expect least.

--Santosh Kalwar
quote by Leigh Mitchell Hodges: Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success. with background image:

Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.

--Leigh Mitchell Hodges
quote by Robin Sharma: The secret to genius is not genetics but daily practice married with relentless perseverance. with background image:

The secret to genius is not genetics but daily practice married with relentless perseverance.

--Robin Sharma
quote by Adam Grant: The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind. with background image: photo of author Adam Grant with quote: The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind....

The seeds of greatness are planted in the daily grind.

--Adam Grant
quote by Persius: He conquers who endures. with background image:

He conquers who endures.

--Persius
quote by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam: If four things are followed -- having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance -- then anything can be achieved. with background image:

If four things are followed -- having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance -- then anything can be achieved.

--A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
quote by Victor Hugo: There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come. with background image:

There is only one thing stronger than all the armies of the world: and that is an idea whose time has come.

--Victor Hugo
quote by Friedrich Nietzsche: The magnitude of a progress is gauged by the greatness of the sacrifice that it requires. with background image:

The magnitude of a progress is gauged by the greatness of the sacrifice that it requires.

--Friedrich Nietzsche
quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance. with background image:

In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance.

--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
quote by Friedrich Nietzsche: No conqueror believes in chance. with background image:

No conqueror believes in chance.

--Friedrich Nietzsche
quote by Santosh Kalwar: Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering. with background image:

Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering.

--Santosh Kalwar
quote by Sogyal Rinpoche: There is no armor like perseverance. with background image: photo of author Sogyal Rinpoche with quote: There is no armor like perseverance....

There is no armor like perseverance.

--Sogyal Rinpoche

quote by Epictetus: No great thing is created suddenly. with background image:

No great thing is created suddenly.

--Epictetus

Longer Version:

No great thing is created suddenly. There must be time. Give your best and always be kind.


quote by Albert Einstein: I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. with background image:

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

--Albert Einstein
quote by Criss Jami: The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedest… with background image:

The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.

--Criss Jami
quote by Og Mandino: If I persist long enough I will win. with background image:

If I persist long enough I will win.

--Og Mandino

quote by Confucius: It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote: It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop....

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.

--Confucius
quote by Herbert Kaufman: The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. with background image:

The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

--Herbert Kaufman
quote by Arthur Schopenhauer: Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect. with background image:

Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.

--Arthur Schopenhauer
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. with background image:

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt
quote by Thomas Edison: Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the plac… with background image:

Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged.

--Thomas Edison
quote by Thomas Edison: When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes. with background image:

When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.

--Thomas Edison
quote by Napoléon Bonaparte: Victory belongs to the most persevering. with background image:

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

--Napoléon Bonaparte
quote by Victor Hugo: Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. with background image:

Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.

--Victor Hugo
quote by Woodrow Wilson: The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. with background image:

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

--Woodrow Wilson
quote by Winston Churchill: Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer. with background image:

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.

--Winston Churchill
quote by William Blake: What is now proved was once only imagined. with background image:

What is now proved was once only imagined.

--William Blake
quote by William Feather: Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. with background image:

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

--William Feather
quote by William Ellery Channing: Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. with background image:

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

--William Ellery Channing
quote by Truman Capote: Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. with background image:

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

--Truman Capote
quote by Thomas Carlyle: Endurance is patience concentrated. with background image:

Endurance is patience concentrated.

--Thomas Carlyle
quote by Thomas Carlyle: Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things di… with background image:

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

--Thomas Carlyle
quote by Samuel Smiles: Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseveranc… with background image:

Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.

--Samuel Smiles
quote by Samuel Johnson: If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performe… with background image:

If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

--Samuel Johnson
quote by Samuel Johnson: Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. with background image:

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

--Samuel Johnson

Longer Version:

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. Those that walk with vigor, three hours a day, will pass in seven years a space equal to the circumference of the globe.


quote by Roger Bannister: The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. with background image:

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

--Roger Bannister
quote by Orison Swett Marden: Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. with background image:

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.

--Orison Swett Marden
quote by Nelson Mandela: After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. with background image:

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.

--Nelson Mandela

Longer Version:

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended.


quote by Napoleon Hill: Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting. with background image:

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.

--Napoleon Hill
quote by Napoleon Hill: Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. with background image:

Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

--Napoleon Hill
quote by Mike Tyson: As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want. with background image:

As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.

--Mike Tyson
quote by Marian Wright Edelman: You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. with background image:

You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.

--Marian Wright Edelman
quote by Marian Wright Edelman: Don't feel entitled to anything you didn't sweat and struggle for. with background image:

Don't feel entitled to anything you didn't sweat and struggle for.

--Marian Wright Edelman
quote by Lincoln Diaz-Balart: Perseverance and perspective until victory. with background image:

Perseverance and perspective until victory.

--Lincoln Diaz-Balart
quote by Lou Holtz: You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance. with background image:

You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Leonardo da Vinci: He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind. with background image:

He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.

--Leonardo da Vinci
quote by James A. Michener: Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. with background image:

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.

--James A. Michener
quote by Julie Andrews: Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. with background image:

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

--Julie Andrews
quote by Josh Billings: Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there. with background image:

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

--Josh Billings
quote by John Quincy Adams: Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. with background image:

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

--John Quincy Adams

Longer Version:

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. These qualities have ever been displayed in their mightiest perfection, as attendants in the retinue of strong passions.


quote by John D. Rockefeller: I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost ever… with background image:

I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

--John D. Rockefeller
quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew. with background image:

This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.

--Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
quote by Henry Ward Beecher: The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. with background image:

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

--Henry Ward Beecher
quote by Henry David Thoreau: Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. with background image:

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

--Henry David Thoreau
quote by Hank Aaron: My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was k… with background image:

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.

--Hank Aaron
quote by Hal Borland: Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. with background image:

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

--Hal Borland
quote by George Eliot: Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. with background image:

Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.

--George Eliot
quote by Sir Francis Bacon: A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. with background image: photo of author Sir Francis Bacon with quote: A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds....

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

--Sir Francis Bacon
quote by Sir Francis Bacon: The great end of life is not knowledge but action. with background image: photo of author Sir Francis Bacon with quote: The great end of life is not knowledge but action....

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

--Sir Francis Bacon
quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald: Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. with background image:

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

--F. Scott Fitzgerald
quote by Earl Nightingale: Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might … with background image:

Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.

--Earl Nightingale
quote by Denis Waitley: Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is… with background image:

Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.

--Denis Waitley
quote by Christopher Reeve: A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. with background image:

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

--Christopher Reeve
quote by Charles H. Spurgeon: By perseverance the snail reached the ark. with background image:

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

--Charles H. Spurgeon

Longer Version:

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. A mouse may find a hole, be the room ever so full of cats.


quote by Carl Sagan: For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. with background image:

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.

--Carl Sagan
quote by Billie Jean King: Champions keep playing until they get it right. with background image:

Champions keep playing until they get it right.

--Billie Jean King
quote by Bill Bradley: Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. with background image:

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.

--Bill Bradley
quote by Babe Ruth: Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. with background image:

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

--Babe Ruth
quote by Andrew Carnegie: People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents. with background image:

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

--Andrew Carnegie
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