How often do we sigh for opportunities of doing good, whilst we neglect the openings of Providence in little things, which would frequently lead to the accomplishment of most important usefulness! Dr. Johnson used to say, "He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do any." Good is done by degrees. However small in proportion the benefits which follow individual attempts to do good, a great deal may thus be accomplished by perseverance, even in the midst of discouragements and disappointments
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
Perseverance, n. A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Jujitsu is blood, sweat and tears. It takes hard work, perseverance and tenacity to be successful.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
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.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Perseverance... keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill ... Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.
Austere perseverance, harsh and continuous, may be employed by the least of us and rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irreversibly greater with time.
Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one's reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance.
Any damn fool can put on a deal, but it takes genius, faith and perseverance to create a brand.
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins- not through strength but by perseverance.
Perseverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall.
In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.