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                     QUOTES ABOUT PERSEVERANCE
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Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have
let go. -William Feather 

In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.
-W.B. Prescott

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely
and the likely definite. -Robert Half

Heroism, the caucasian mountaineers say, is endurance for one moment
more. -George F. Kennan

If you are going through hell, keep going. -Winston Churchill

Everything is always okay in the end; if it's not, then it's not the
end.

The race is not won at the starting line. Though it can help having
advantages going in, what really matters is not the going in but the
going through. -Ralph Marston

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
-Edward Eggleston 

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
-Chinese Proverb

The baby rises to its feet, takes a step, is overcome with triumph and
joy - and falls flat on its face. It is a pattern for all that is to
come! But learn from the bewildered baby. Lurch to your feet again.
You'll make the sofa in the end. -Pam Brown

When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering
away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack
showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two,
and I know it was not that blow that did it -- but all that had gone
before. -Jacob Rus

Tough times don't last but tough people do.

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. -Christopher Morley

Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its
ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. -Josh Billings

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

It isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the grain of sand
in your shoe.

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