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Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams
I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John D. Rockefeller
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire - the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.
I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
God bless perseverance. Because it's not easy.
We, of our time, have played our part in the perseverance, and we have pledged ourselves to the dead generations who have preserved intact for us this glorious heritage, that we, too, will strive to be faithful to the end, and pass on this tradition unblemished.
Eamon de Valera
All of my Polynesian counterparts in the NFL with roots in American Samoa understand how the values embedded in our South Pacific culture - community, hard work, perseverance, respect - contribute directly to our success.
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
Everything that I've ever been able to accomplish in skating and in life has come out of adversity and perseverance.
My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
From my dad I learned to be good to people, to always be honest and straightforward. I learned hard work and perseverance.
A noble purpose inspires sacrifice, stimulates innovation and encourages perseverance.
I can tell you character traits I admire and work to develop in myself - perseverance, self-discipline, courage to stand up for what is right even when it is against one's friends or one's self.
To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction - and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.
I look at my grandparents and what they dealt with in the Japanese internment in Arizona. That sense of perseverance, of making the best out of an incredibly bad situation, has always been something I drew inspiration from. I always ask myself, 'What in the world do I have to complain about?'
It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential.
Perseverance and perspective until victory.
Much has been accomplished during the last year in the campaign against terrorism. This struggle will require vigilance, perseverance and sacrifice for many years to come.
My personal story has always been about perseverance and always getting up when I fall. Maybe I'm not Olympic champion, but I can teach the world about that.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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