When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.
Author: Les Brown (1945)
Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer
A jug fills drop by drop.
Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)
Profession: Founder of Buddhism
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)
Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman
With ordinary talents and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.
Author: Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)
Profession: American Author, Trainer
Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.
Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)
Profession: British Statesman, Author
Never give in! Never give in! Never, never, never, never -- in nothing great or small, large or petty. Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer. You have only to persevere to save yourselves.
Never, never, never, never give up.
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.
Author: Jeremy Collier (1650-1726)
Profession: British Clergyman, Conjuror
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Author: Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933)
Profession: Thirtieth President of the USA
You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round.
Author: James J. Corbett (1866-1933)
Profession: American Heavyweight Boxer
They, that unnamed ''they,'' they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up -- and I swear when I went down quite often I took the fall; nothing moves a mountain but itself. They, I've long ago named them me.
Author: Gregory Corso (1930)
Profession: American Author
Do not quit! Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
Author: E. Joseph Cossman
Profession: American Businessman, Author, Lecturer