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Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
American humorist, criticus 1889-19450
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-18320
Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.
American businessman and CEO of Chrysler 1924-0
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.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
English Baptist preacher 1834-18920
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
John Quincy Adams
American statesman 1767-18480
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
British philosopher 1588-16790
Desire to know why, and how - curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge - exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
American football player 1913-19700
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
John D. Rockefeller
American industrialist: founder Exxon 1839-19370
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.
I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.