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All the performances of human art, at which we look with praise or wonder, are instances of the resistless force of perseverance: it is by this that the quarry becomes a pyramid, and that distant countries are united with canals. If a man was to compare the effect of a single stroke of the pick-ax, or of one impression of the spade with the general design and last result, he would be overwhelmed by the sense of their disproportion; yet those petty operations, incessantly continued, in time surmount the greatest difficulties, and mountains are levelled, and oceans bounded, by the slender force of human beings.

An enterprise, when fairly once begun, should not be left till all that ought is won.

Any man can work when every stroke of his hands brings down the fruit rattling from the tree ... but to labor in season and out of season, under every discouragement... that requires a heroism which is transcendent.

As an entrepreneur, I am often asked how I kept my perseverance. Well, persevere comes from the Latin roots purse, as in "money," and sever, as in "cut off." That's why I persevered.

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.

By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.

By perseverance the snails reached the ark.

Dear God, I pray for patience. And I want it right now!

Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.

Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.

Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.

Even in social life, it is persistency which attracts confidence more than talents and accomplishments.

Every man who observes vigilantly, and resolves steadfastly, grows unconsciously into genius.

Every noble work is at first impossible.

Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.

Few things are impossible in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail to succeed.

Great effects come of industry and perseverance; for audacity doth almost bind and mate the weaker sort of minds.

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. - He that shall walk, with vigor, three hours a day, will pass, in seven years, a space equal to the circumference of the globe.

Grudge no expense-yield to no opposition-forget fatigue-till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome.

Hasten slowly, and without losing heart, put your work twenty times upon the anvil.


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