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  Necessity brings strength and perseverance.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Tenacity and adversity are old foes.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Victory belongs to the most persevering.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  To be simple is a pedestrian virtue, but to persevere in simplicity is a virtue of spiritual gains.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  Fall seven times, stand up eight.  
 -  Japanese Proverb
  

  You must persevere to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

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

  The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life, and the procedure, the process is its own reward.  
 -  Amelia Earhart
  

  The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.  
 -  Anon
  

  Massive, consistent action with pure persistence and a sense of flexibility in pursuing your goals will ultimately give you what you want, but you must abandon any sense that there is no solution.  
 -  Anthony Robbins
  

  Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.  
 -  Barack Obama
  

  Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all those who would climb, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

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

  Persistence is a unique mental strength - a strength that is essential to combat the fierce power of the repeated rejections and numerous other obstacles that sit in waiting and are all part of winning in a fast-moving, ever-changing world.  
 -  Bob Proctor
  

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

  Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.  
 -  Calvin Coolidge
  

  Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.  
 -  Chanakya
  

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

  The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.  
 -  Confucius
  

  Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.  
 -  Dale Carnegie
  

  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
  

  I was relentless even in the face of total lack of encouragement because much more often than you think; sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.  
 -  Donald Trump
  

  If you really want to succeed, you'll have to go for it every day like I do. The big time isn't for slackers. Keep up your mental stamina and remain curious. I think that bored people are unintelligent people.  
 -  Donald Trump
  

  A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.  
 -  Francis Bacon
  

  I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and a devotion to the things you want to see happen.  
 -  Frank Lloyd Wright
  

  When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Where the determination is, the way can be found.  
 -  George S. Clason
  

  This is Preservation Month. I appreciate preservation. It's what you do when you run for president. You gotta preserve.  
 -  George W. Bush, during Perseverance Month at an elementary school in New Hampshire, 2000
  

  Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.  
 -  George Washington
  

  To persevere in one's duty, and be silent is the best answer to calumny.  
 -  George Washington
  

  America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Unless you have courage, a courage that keeps you going, always going, no matter what happens, there is no certainty of success. It is really an endurance race.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  Where the determination is, the way can be found.  
 -  George S. Clason
  

  This is Preservation Month. I appreciate preservation. It's what you do when you run for president. You gotta preserve.  
 -  George W. Bush, during Perseverance Month at an elementary school in New Hampshire, 2000
  

  Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.  
 -  George Washington
  

  To persevere in one's duty, and be silent is the best answer to calumny.  
 -  George Washington
  

  America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Unless you have courage, a courage that keeps you going, always going, no matter what happens, there is no certainty of success. It is really an endurance race.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.  
 -  James A. Michener
  

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

  Boys, there ain't no free lunches in this country. And don't go spending your whole life commiserating that you got the raw deals. You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it bad enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.  
 -  Lee Iacocca
  

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

  Courage, endurance, fearlessness and above all self-sacrifice are the qualities of our leaders.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.  
 -  Marie Curie
  

  Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.  
 -  Martin Luther
  

  Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.  
 -  Mary Anne Radmacher
  

  Victory belongs to the most persevering. The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.  
 -  Napoleon Bonaparte
  

  Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  What persistence really does is build money consciousness. That's why the money arrives in bunches when it finally arrives.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  If you want a quality, act as if you already have it. If you want to be courageous, act as if you were - and as you act and persevere in acting, so you tend to become.  
 -  Norman Vincent Peale
  

  What is harder than rock, or softer than water? Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere.  
 -  Ovid
  

  Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

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

  Saints are sinners who kept on going.  
 -  Robert Louis Stevenson
  

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

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

  If you are going through hell, keep going.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  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
  

  There's no luck in business. There's only drive, determination, and more drive.  
 -  Sophie Kinsella
  

  I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a transformer in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.  
 -  Stephen R. Covey
  

  Persistence isn't very glamorous. If genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration, then as a culture we tend to lionize the 1 percent. We love its flash and dazzle. But great power lies in the other 99 percent.  
 -  Susan Cain
  

  Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength.  
 -  Theodore Roosevelt
  

  The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.  
 -  Thomas A. Edison
  

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

  Wealth is more often the result of a lifestyle of hard work, perseverance, planning, and, most of all, self-discipline.  
 -  Thomas J. Stanley
  

  Most self made millionaires rank high on the tenacity scale... The majority (76%) of the millionaires I surveyed report that tenacity and hard work account for why they consistently achieve at a high level.  
 -  Thomas J. Stanley
  

  Having an unusually large goal is an adrenaline infusion that provides the endurance to overcome the inevitable trials and tribulations that go along with any goal. Realistic goals, goals restricted to the average ambition level, are uninspiring and will only fuel you through the first or second problem, at which point you throw in the towel.  
 -  Tim Ferriss
  

  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.  
 -  Tom Hiddleston
  

  The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.  
 -  Vince Lombardi
  

  Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.  
 -  Vince Lombardi
  

  Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.  
 -  William James
  

  In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.  
 -  Wilson Mizner
  

  What kind of people are benevolent? What kind of people are superior men? Confucius said: Resoluteness, persistence, simplicity and slowness to speak are close to benevolence.  
 -  Yu Dan
  

  People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.  
 -  Zig Ziglar
  

  My inner strength and self respect is getting stronger every day. Thank you to those who tried to bring me down. You made me who I am today.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Bad things are going to happen in your life, people will hurt you, disrespect you, play with your feelings.. But you shouldn't use that as an excuse to fail to go on and to hurt the whole world. You will end up hurting yourself and wasting your precious time. Don't always think of revenging, just let things go and move on with your life. Remember everything happens for a reason and when one door closes, the other opens for you with new blessings and love.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Life isn't always amazing; there will be times of trial and times of struggle along the way but don't give up, be strong, believe in yourself and show life that you are going to make it no matter what it throws at you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Life has knocked me down a few times, it showed me things I never wanted to see. I experienced sadness and failures. But once thing for sure, I always get up!  
 -  Unknown
  

  Stay strong. Even when it feels like everything is falling apart.  
 -  Unknown
  

  A strong woman perseveres regardless of the odds and circumstances. You don't know how strong you are until you've hit bottom and survived.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Devote yourself to an idea. Go make it happen. Struggle on it. Overcome your fears. Smile. Dont you forget: this is your dream.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Patience, passion and perseverance equals success.  
 -  Pitbull