Perseverance: (persistence...endurance...persevere... )

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. --- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain, to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall, and, baffled, get up and begin again. --- Robert Browning 1812

God helps those who persevere. --- Koran

Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance. --- Samuel Johnson 1709

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed. --- Booker T Washington 1856

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius. --- Joseph Addison 1672

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. Eduction alone will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. --- Calvin Coolidge 1872

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. --- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807

Press on: Nothing in the world can take the palce of perseverance. Talent will not' nothing is more common than unseccessul men with talen. 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. --- Calvin Coolidge 1872

Step by step the ladder is ascended. --- George Herbert 1593

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling. --- Lucretius 95BC

Tis a lesson you should heed, Try, try again; If at first you don't succeed, Try, try again; Then your courage should appear, For, if you will persevere, You will conquer, never fear; Try, try again. --- W E Hickson

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world. --- Helen Keller 1880

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