About Persistence

We can do anything we want as long as we stick to it long enough.

- Keller, Helen

There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.

- Shakespeare, William

What doesn’t kill me makes me stronger.

- Camus, Albert

Keep sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow-perhaps it all will.

- Ecclesiasties

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

- Miyazawa Kenji

Patience is the companion of wisdom

- St. Augustine

It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.

- Syrus, Publilius

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.

- Gandhi, Indira

Experience is what you get when you do not get what you want.

- Anonymous

Making mistakes simply means you are learning faster.

- Agor, Weston H.

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

- Kaiser, Henry

Life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.

- Gibran, Kahlil

No man can reveal to you ought, but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

Gibran, Kahlil

If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don’t wait for tomorrow comes.

- Senegalese proverb

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

- James, William

Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.

- Thoreau, Henry David

When the student is ready, the master appears.

- Buddhist proverb

3 rules of work

1. out of clutter, find simplicity.

2. From discord find harmony.

3. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

- Einstein ,Albert

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made.

Destiny is made known silently.

- De Mille, Agnes

In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.

- Einstein, Albert

A knowledge of the path cannot be substituted for putting one foot in front of the other.

- Richards, M. C.

I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that.

Your mind must know it has to get down to work.

- Buck, Pearl

The crisis of yesterday is the joke of tomorrow.

- Wells, H. G.

The answer is simple; if you want something very badly, you can achieve it.

- Jones, Margo

There is no failure. Only feedback.

- Anonymous

I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among the creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of kindness and compassion.

- Falconer, William

Life is so short, we must move very slowly.

- Thai proverb

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference,

ignore the small daily differences we can make.

- Edelman, Marion Wright

Only those who do nothing make no mistakes.

- Anonymous

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.

- Anonymous

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

- Churchill, Winston

To be nobody-but-yourself–in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else

–means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

- E. E. Cummings

You will never find time for anything. you must make it.

- Buxton, Charles

When one door closes another one opens;

but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door,

that we do not see the ones which open for us.

- Bell, Alexander Graham

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

- Emerson, Ralph Waldo

When a man finds no peace within himself it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

- Rouchefoliocauld, L. A.

The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.

- Anonymous

Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it..

Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.

- Aurelius, Marcus

Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster. And if you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss gazes into you.

- Nietsche, Frederick

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

- Adams, John Quincy

Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.

- Disraeli, Benjamin

Half the failures of this world arise from pulling in one’s horse as he is leaping.

- Hare, Augustus

Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.

- Montapert, Alfred A.

Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.

- Tolkein, J. R. R.

Nothing endures but change.

- Heractilus

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

- Rogers, Will

Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard thing makes it impossible.

- Lorimer, George

Concentration is the secret of strength.

- Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Go on working, freely and furiously, and you will make progress.

- Gauguin, Paul

Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.

- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang

Man must strive and, in striving, must go wrong.

- Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Keep spiritually sound and be persistent.

Persistence is the key. Just never stop believing in your dream.

- Aquila, Deborah

The saints are the sinners who keep going.

- Stevenson , Robert Louis

Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control.

- Kline, Richard

Man cannot remake himself without suffering.

- Carrel, Alexis

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.

- Frost, Robert

Ain’t no man can avoid being born average, but ain’t no man got to be common.

– Satchel Paige Contributed by RICH Clark

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

–Margaret Mead/Contributed by Candace Delashmitt

it isn’t whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.

–Vince Lombardi–Contributed by RICH Clark

home run hitters strike out a lot.

— Reggie JacksonContributed by RICH Clark

“Accept whatever befalls you, in crushing misfortune be patient:

For in fire gold is tested, and worthy men in the crucible of humiliation””

Accept whatever befalls you, in crushing misfortune be patient:

For in fire gold is tested, and worthy men in the crucible of humiliation”

- Sirach 2:4-5Contributed by Richard Frisch

Never give in–never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty,

never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

Contributed by Jeff Chen

“Great people aren’t those who are happy at times of convenience and content,

but of how they are in times of catastrophy and controversy.

- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. contributed by Izzy

Failure is the path of least persistence.

– unknown contributed by Richard Williamson

When you start to doubt yourself, the real world will eat you alive!

–Henry Rollins –contributed by Gary Merten

Heroes get remembered, but legends never die. Follow your heart kid, and you’ll never go wrong.

–from the movie The Sandlot/Contributed by Rachelle

When the Great Scorer comes to mark against your name,

He’ll ask not whether you won or lost, but how you played the game.

–Grantland Rice/Contributed by Patricia Gulley

Don’t compromise yourself, you are all you’ve got.

–Janis Joplin/Contributed by Sabrina Kite


—-YODA contribute by Foley

At the head of every river lies a spring.

- Bennie Rice

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocreminds.

The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices,

but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.

–Albert Einstien/Contributed by Amanda

The key to everything is patience! You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.

—-Anonymous—- contributed by Kathleen

Never give up!Never give up!Never, never never!

—Winston Churchhill—- contributed by Kathleen

Turn your face to the sunshine and all shadows fall behind.

—Helen Keller— contributed by Kathleen

The difference between a pipe dream and a great idea is persistence.

—Anonymous/contributed by Harry Widdifield

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