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  Diligence and constancy of purpose achieve the impossible.  
 -  Chinese proverb

  All work asks for diligence.  
 -  African proverb, Ovambo

  Diligence usually prospers.  
 -  Welsh proverb

  Zeal without prudence is frenzy.  
 -  English proverb

  Diligence is the parent of fortune.  
 -  German proverb

  Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly.  
 -  English proverb

  A diligent mother, a lazy daughter.  
 -  Portuguese proverb

  Blind zeal only does harm.  
 -  German proverb

  Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.  
 -  English proverb

  Diligence is a great teacher.  
 -  Proverb

  Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.  
 -  Abigail Adams

  Zeal, n. A certain nervous disorder afflicting the young and inexperienced. A passion that goeth before a sprawl.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce

  Youth is the most suitable age to enjoy the life completely or to work diligently for the life, what you decide makes your rest of the life ordinary or legendary respectively.  
 -  Amit Kalantri

  You don't need to wish harder, you need to work harder.  
 -  Amit Kalantri

  Everything yields to diligence.  
 -  Antiphanes

  Diligence overcomes difficulties, sloth makes them.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin

  To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life. Foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.  
 -  Buddha

  Rage is a powerful energy that with diligent practice can be transformed into fierce compassion. However much we disagree with our enemies, our task is to identify with them. They too feel justified in their point of view.  
 -  Buddha

  Be a lamp unto yourself. Work out your liberation with diligence.  
 -  Buddha

  With savages, the weak in body or mind are soon eliminated; and those that survive commonly exhibit a vigorous state of health. We civilised men, on the other hand, do our utmost to check the process of elimination; we build asylums for the imbecile, the maimed, and the sick; we institute poor-laws; and our medical men exert their utmost skill to save the life of every one to the last moment.  
 -  Charles Darwin

  Each organic being is striving to increase in a geometrical ratio... each at some period of its life, during some season of the year, during each generation or at intervals, has to struggle for life and to suffer great destruction... The vigorous, the healthy, and the happy survive and multiply.  
 -  Charles Darwin

  I never could have done what I have done, without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one object at a time.  
 -  Charles Dickens

  Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self- control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.  
 -  Charles Kingsley

  Amateurs look for inspiration; the rest of us just get up and go to work.  
 -  Chuck Close

  When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.  
 -  Confucius

  Diligence = disciplined excellence over time.  
 -  Dave Ramsey

  Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.  
 -  Denis Diderot

  Active valour may often be the present of nature; but such patient diligence can be the fruit only of habit and discipline.  
 -  Edward Gibbon

  Gold laboreth diligently and contentedly for the wise owner who finds for it profitable employment, multiplying even as the flocks of the field.  
 -  George S. Clason

  Gold laboreth diligently and contentedly for the wise owner who finds for it profitable employment, multiplying even as the flocks of the field.  
 -  George S. Clason

  It's what you do in your free time that will set you free - or enslave you.  
 -  Jarod Kintz

  You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent, you can achieve success.  
 -  Julie Benz

  Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.  
 -  Leonardo da Vinci

  There's no lightning. There's blood, sweat and tears. There's a good idea and there's 18 months of due diligence, hard work, day and night.  
 -  Mel Brooks

  He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.  
 -  Menander of Athens

  Men must be decided on what they will not do, and then they are able to act with vigor in what they ought to do.  
 -  Mencius

  Diligence is the mother of good fortune.  
 -  Miguel de Cervantes

  When your opponent is hurrying recklessly, you must act contrarily and keep calm. You must not be influenced by the opponent. Train diligently to attain this spirit.  
 -  Miyamoto Musashi

  My vigor, vitality and cheek repel me - I am the kind of woman I would run from.  
 -  Nancy Astor

  If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search. I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.  
 -  Nikola Tesla

  The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.  
 -  Oprah Winfrey

  Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.  
 -  Samuel Johnson

  Diligence is a very great help even to a mediocre intelligence.  
 -  Seneca

  No boy or girl should ever be disheartened by lack of success in their youth but should diligently and faithfully continue to persevere and make up for lost time.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill

  When you discipline yourself to do what is hard, you gain access to a realm of results that are denied everyone else. The willingness to do what is difficult is like having a key to a special private treasure room.  
 -  Steve Pavlina

  Life may seem hard but God is just testing your faith remain diligent and he shall reveal what your heart desires.  
 -  Unknown

  Falling in love is easy, falling out of love is hard, that's why we must guard our hearts diligently.  
 -  Unknown

  Wisdom comes to those who diligently seek it. It is a wealth of knowledge and a spring of power.  
 -  Unknown

  No one can go through life and maintain a successful happiness without maintaining the diligent be yourself mindset throughout it.  
 -  Unknown

  Every man should be master of anything he does and should do it in a masterly manner, with love, no matter what it is, whether hard physical work, menial or boring work, or inspirational work.  
 -  Walter Russell

  Zeal will do more than knowledge.  
 -  William Hazlitt

  That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in. And the best of me is diligence.  
 -  William Shakespeare