Fall seven times, stand up eight.
People do not realise the immense value of utilising spare minutes.
Constant dripping wears away stones.
Little strokes fell great oaks.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.
Money grows on the tree of persistence.
No great achievement is possible without persistent work.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
When life knocks you down you have two choices: stay down or get up.
Permanence, perseverance,and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilites: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
Always move forward, going straight will get you nowhere.
It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward, only to stumble backward.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he starts.
If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.
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.