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The following 45 quotations are about Persistence.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Jan 09, 2008

“The difference between try and triumph is a little umph.”

Anonymous

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Jul 01, 2008

“To sit patiently with a yearning that has not yet been fulfilled, and to trust that, that fulfillment will come, is quite possibly one of the most powerful "magic skills" that human beings are capable of. It has been noted by almost every ancient wisdom tradition.”

Elizabeth Gilbert (born 1969);
Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Sep 29, 2008

“Therefore hold to the things which are reliable. Look to simplicity; embrace purity; Lessen the self; diminish desire.”

Laozi Chinese Philosopher, Central Figure In Taoism

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Apr 06, 2009

“A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.”

Earl Nightingale (1921-1989);
Entrepreneur, Motivational Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Jun 03, 2009

“Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.”

Swedish Proverb

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“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

John R. Wooden (1910-2010);
Basketball Coach, Author

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“It ain't about how hard you can hit. Its about how hard you can get hit, and how much you can take, and keep moving forward.”

Rocky Balboa Quote From The Rocky Balboa Movie.

persistence

This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Wednesday Aug 11, 2010

“A man may fight fiercely to hold his own in business; but he does not need to fight to get ahead of someone in the elevator, or up the car steps, or at the post office window. And no matter how strong competition is, business and personal courtesy make it easier and pleasanter for everybody.”

William H. Hamby (1791-1870);
Author

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“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1886);
Author

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“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941);
Poet, Playwright, Essayist

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“I haven't failed. I've found 10,000 ways that don't work.”

Thomas Edison (1847-1931);
Inventor, Businessman

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“I think and think for months and years, ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.”

Albert Einstein (1879-1955);
Theoretical Physicist, Philosopher, Nobel Prize Winner

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“Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful.”

Brian Tracy (born 1944);
Motivational Author

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“I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot...and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And thats precisely why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan (born 1963);
Retired Professional Basketball Player, Businessman

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“Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find that you have crossed the mountain.”

Unknown

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“One may go a long way after one is tired.”

French Proverb

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“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”

Chinese Proverb

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“Persistence can grind an iron beam down into a needle.”

Chinese Proverb

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“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others let go.”

William Feather

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“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.”

Dennis Waitley (born 1933);
Writer

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“Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.”

F. Scott Fiztgerald (1896-1940);
Novelist, Screenwriter

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“Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.”

Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990);
Publisher

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“You always pass failure on the way to success.”

Mickey Rooney (born 1920);
Actor

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“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790);
Politician, Writer, Scientist

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“Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.”

Eugene S. Wilson (1900-1981);
Dean Of Admissions At Amherst College

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“Your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.”

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865);
16th U.S. President

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“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”

Robert J. Collier (1876-1918);
Writer

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“If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.”

Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933);
30th Us President

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“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 will always solve the problems of the human race.”

Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933);
30th Us President

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“I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

Jimmy Dean (born 1928);
Musician, Entrepreneur

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“Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.”

James Michener (1907-1997);
Author

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“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”

Beverly Sills (1929-2007);
Opera Soprano

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Nov 04, 2010

“This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832);
Philosopher, Scientist, Author

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“I will prepare and some day my chance will come.”

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865);
16th U.S. President

persistence

This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Jul 28, 2011

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.”

Thomas Edison (1847-1931);
Inventor, Businessman

persistence

This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Aug 30, 2011

“This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt. Regardless of what you are doing, if you pump long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward.”

Zig Ziglar (born 1926);
Motivational Author, Speaker

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Oct 28, 2011

“To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out the hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it- who can say this is not greatness?”

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863);
Novelist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Dec 01, 2011

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865);
16th U.S. President

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Jan 05, 2012

“Little drops of water wear down big stones.”

Russian Proverb

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday Feb 09, 2012

“At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And with steam, you can power a train.”

S.L. Parker Motivational Author

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Mar 27, 2012

“One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.”

George Allen (1918-1990);
American Football Coach

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Sep 18, 2012

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.”

Proverb

persistence

This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Mar 26, 2013

“For me, winning isn’t something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.”

Emmitt Smith (born 1969);
American Football Player

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Thursday May 02, 2013

“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.”

William B. Sprague (1795-1876);
American Clergyman

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Sep 23, 2013

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in.”

Haruki Murakami (born 1949);
Author