It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
Perseverance is not a long race it is many short races one after another.
Perseverance alone does not assure success. No amount of stalking will lead to game in a field that has none.
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins not through strength but by perseverance.
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
Perseverance and audacity generally win.
The surest method against scandal is to live it down by perseverance in well doing.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
The nerve that never relaxes, the eye that never blanches, the thought that never wanders, the purpose that never wavers - these are the masters of victory.
Less good from genius we may find than that from perseverance flowing; so have good grist at hand to grind, and keep the mill a-going.
The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed up in these two - common sense and perseverance.
Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. Yonder palace was raised by single stones, yet you see its height and spaciousness. He that shall walk with vigor three hours a day will pass in seven years a space equal to the circumference of the globe.
The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is: that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.
No rock so hard but a little wave may beat admission in a thousand years.
Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmy that he can?
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.