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A jug fills drop by drop.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Determination
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves a glorious success.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Determination
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Determination
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Determination
quotes Division : American writers   
     
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Determination
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little, you gain the great.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Determination
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Determination
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Endurance is the crowning quality...
~ James Russell Lowell | (American poet, critic and editor. ) | 1819-1891 | Determination
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Endure and persist; this pain will turn to good by and by.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Determination
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail to succeed.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Determination
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Determination
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
I am a kind of burr; I shall stick.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Determination
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Determination
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Determination
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
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 | ( American industrialist and philanthropist. ) | 1939-1937 | Determination
quotes Division : Industrialists   
     
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Determination
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Determination
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
~ Margaret Thatcher | ( British statewoman. ) | 1925 - | Determination
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they have gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you. Except the Will which says to them; ''Hold on!''
~ Rudyard Kipling | ( British writer. ) | 1865-1936 | Determination
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Determination
quotes Division : American poets   
     
It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Determination
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     

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