Diligence Quotes

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

Bible

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.

Confucius

When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.

George Bernard Shaw

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.

Miguel de Cervantes

Nothing is so difficult that diligence cannot master it.

Malagasy Proverb

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

Miguel de Cervantes

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness its opposite never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

Buddha

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.

Charles Kingsley

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill ... Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.

Menander

Unrelenting decisiveness, diligence, strictness.

Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.

Francis Bacon

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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