Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)
Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
Profession: British Author
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Author: Menander of Athens
Profession: Greek Dramatic Poet
That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in. and the best of me is diligence.
Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor