Persistence of action comes from persistence of vision.
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
What then is personal identity? It is the persistence of certain defining characteristics in a very complex orderly society endowed with a preeminent linear society or "soul"
Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
Education will not (take the place of persistence); 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.
Never let your persistence and passion turn into stubbornness and ignorance.
Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence. They're willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to perservere in the face of many difficult odds. There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it
They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor.
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
When I thought I couldn't go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.
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.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
We have a tenacity and a persistence and patience to stay after it and stay after it and stay after it.
To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.
American families have always shown remarkable resiliency, or flexible adjustment to natural, economic, and social challenges. Their strengths resemble the elasticity of a spider web, a gull's skillful flow with the wind, the regenerating power of perennial grasses, the cooperation of an ant colony, and the persistence of a stream carving canyon rocks. These are not the strengths of fixed monuments but living organisms. This resilience is not measured by wealth, muscle or efficiency but by creativity, unity, and hope. Cultivating these family strengths is critical to a thriving human community.
Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ''coaches'' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
So the important thing in a military operation is victory, not persistence.
The art of love... is largely the art of persistence.
Energy and persistence alter all things.
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.