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1. "It is now an easy matter to spell out the ethic of a truth: 'Do all that you can to persevere in that which exceeds you perseverance. Persevere in the interruption. Seize in your being that which has seized and broken you."
Author: Alain Badiou
2. "I met Jay Jonhson. I won him the way poor people occasionally win the lottery: Shameless perseverance and embarrassingly dumb luck, and every time I see one of those sly, toothless, beaten-down souls on TV holding a winning ticket, I think, Go, team."
Author: Amy Bloom
3. "If America is the land of opportunity, a country where perseverance and hard work is rewarded by recognition, then an illegal harbors the opposite ambitions. His greatest reward us anonymity, invisibility. Aided and abetted by market forces and the laws of supply and demand, he hones his skill to stand up but make sure he's never counted."
Author: Bella Pollen
4. "Hakeem: A wise man once said that suffering produces perseverance, character; and character, hope.Andre: Since when did spouting masochism make one wise? And the sacraments of a bitter existence? Who deemed that a vaunted prize? Nihilistic philosophy only births more pain. It's fruitless to espouse folly, repackage it as wisdom, and spew it in a wise man's name."
Author: Booker T. Mattison
5. "The doctrines of original sin, election, and effectual calling, final perseverance, and all those great truths which are called Calvinism – though Calvin was not the author of them, but simply an able writer and preacher upon the subject – are, I believe, the essential doctrines of the gospel that is in Jesus Christ. Now, I do not ask you whether you believe all this – it is possible you may not; but I believe you will before you enter heaven."
Author: Charles H. Spurgeon
6. "By perseverance the snail reached the ark."
Author: Charles Spurgeon
7. "Turtles carry their homes on their backs." Running her finger over the tattoo, she tells him what her dad told her: "They're exposed and hidden at the same time. They're a symbol of strength and perseverance." "That's very deep."
Author: Christina Baker Kline
8. "The best law for Bible study is the law of perseverance."
Author: D.L. Moody
9. "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."
Author: Dalia Mogahed
10. "Nowadays people talk about PayPal's founders as prescient geniuses who would inevitably change the world. It was, however, not so obvious that PayPal would taste its first major success by helping people sell Beanie Babies on eBay. But they had a vision, a hope, and the perseverance to try multiple iterations until they got it right."
Author: Eric Ries
11. "We must unceasingly ask for [perseverance] by making use of the means which God has taught us for obtaining it: prayer, fasting, almsgiving, frequenting the sacraments, association with good companions, and hearing and reading Holy Scripture."
Author: Francis De Sales
12. "To the man of science, on his unassuming and laborious travels, which must often enough be journeys through the desert, there appear those glittering mirages called 'philosophical systems'; with bewitching deceptive power they show the solution of all enigmas and the freshest draught of the true water of life to be near at hand; his heart rejoices, and it seems to the weary traveller that his lips already touch the goal of all the perseverance and sorrows of the scientific life... Other natures again, may well grow exceedingly ill-humoured and curse the salty taste which these apparitions leave behind in the mouth and from which arises a raging thirst – without one having been brought so much as a step nearer to any kind of spring."
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
13. "Active love is labor and perseverance, and for some people, perhaps, a whole science. But I predict that even in that very moment when you see with horror that despite all your efforts, you not only have not come nearer your goal but seem to have gotten farther from it, at that very moment--I predict this to you--you will suddenly reach your goal and will clearly behold over you the wonder-working power of the Lord, who all the while has been loving you, and all the while has been mysteriously guiding you."
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
14. "Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure."
Author: George Eliot
15. "Not only so, but also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out His love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom He has given to us." - Romans 5:3-5"
Author: Heather Bixler
16. "As a leader, these attributes - confidence, perseverance, work ethic and good sense - are all things I look for in people. I also try to lead by example and create an environment where good questions and good ideas can come from anyone."
Author: Heather Bresch
17. "In my opinion, the teaching, rearing, and training of children requires more intelligence, intuitive understanding, humility, strength, wisdom, spirituality, perseverance, and hard work than any other challenge we might have in life."
Author: James E. Faust
18. "Recipe for success: Multiple years of working hardFive containers of planning smartA blend of perseverance and sacrificeA wee bit sleep to pay the priceA mountain of self-confidenceAnd a huge boatload of common senseA wad of constructive connectionsAnd a regular pause for reflections"
Author: Joan Marques
19. "Prayer unaccompanied by perseverance leads to no result."
Author: John Calvin
20. "In fact, most of us see perseverance as a distinctly uncreative approach, the sort of strategy that people with mediocre ideas are forced to rely on."
Author: Jonah Lehrer
21. "Perseverance means to continue in a given course until we have reached a goal or objective, regardless of obstacles, opposition, and other counterinfluences...Perseverance is a positive, active characteristic...It gives us hope by helping us realize that the righteous suffer no failure except in giving up and no longer trying."
Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin
22. "Often, the best stories aren't when someone pulls one 180-degree turn, but when someone pulls 180 one-degree turns: the stories when someone experiences a slow and, at times, indistinguishable evolution; the stories where a million tiny steps produce something so brilliant; the stories where perseverance and struggle go hand in hand."
Author: Josh James Riebock
23. "Surviving war is an excellent training process. If it weren't so brutal, I 'd recommend it as an excellent start-up course in life. I feel that over years of endurance, hard work and perseverance of determination and conviction, of claiming our rights to stay alive, to be free and to be ourselves, of fighting the biggest wars as much as the smaller ones, our will can indeed move mountains for us."
Author: Joumana Haddad
24. "Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th."
Author: Julie Andrews
25. "Life is like the flappy bird game. There's no pause nor another chance to live after dying and there could be endless obstacles. After all, it is just a matter of patience and perseverance to get a higher score."
Author: Kasey Collin P. Dumdum
26. "...the imagination works not so much through inspiration as through perseverance. One must slog through the false starts, spot the wrong words and hold out for the right ones, and above all, be vigilant about staying on the path of revision, no matter how uncomfortable or even painful the journey might become."
Author: Kathleen Norris
27. "I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice, and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves."
Author: Major Taylor
28. "I have friends wherever there are clusters of trees, stricken but not defeated, which have come together with touching perseverance to offer a common supplication to an inclement sky which has no mercy upon them."
Author: Marcel Proust
29. "Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained."
Author: Marie Curie
30. "Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did."
Author: Newt Gingrich
31. "Deep down within the heart there is a stillness which is healing, a trust in the universal laws which is unwavering, and a strength which is rock-like. But because it is so deep we need both patience and perseverance when digging for it."
Author: Paul Brunton
32. "Keep the faith, don't lose your perseverance and always trust your gut extinct."
Author: Paula Abdul
33. "If a superior man undertakes something and tried to lead,He goes astray.But if he follows, he finds guidance.It is favourable to find friends in the West and South, and quiet perseverance brings good fortune."
Author: Pearl S. Buck
34. "Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do"
Author: Pelé
35. "No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance."
Author: Ramana Maharshi
36. "Perseverance is everything. We all stumbled when we took our first steps yet we were running sooner than we realized, and then we couldn't stay still. Why stay still now?"
Author: Rob Liano
37. "My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker."
Author: Robert Wise
38. "Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry."
Author: Samuel Smiles
39. "I believe this with all my heart: The greatest coach of all time in my eyes is my mom. She's instilled in me a toughness and a perseverance and just a never-quit mentality, and I thank her every day for providing me, for what she sacrificed her life for."
Author: Scott Brooks
40. "Honesty and perseverance are the qualities you will find among the highest-caliber professionals. Always give your business to such people, regardless of the fee. You will learn from them and will receive superior service. Follow their example and you will become one of the highest-caliber professionals yourself. Some people hire the lawyer who charges the least; that is a mistake."
Author: Sir John Templeton
41. "There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time."
Author: Sophie Swetchine
42. "I always come to conclusions very fast. Well, that is one way of thinking, and the other way would be that I lack the necessary perseverance to stick to one thing that really fits me. I don't know if it's a good thing or bad thing."
Author: Takeshi Kitano
43. "I don't know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder... I think it's just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success."
Author: Tanya Tucker
44. "Upon acknowledging our dedication and perseverance, the Lord will give us that which we are not able to attain due to our imperfections and human weaknesses."
Author: The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints
45. "With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable"
Author: Thomas Fowell Buxton
46. "Only fool keeps mocking perseverance."
Author: Toba Beta
47. "Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority."
Author: Vince Lombardi
48. "As readers, we remain in the nursery stage so long as we cannot distinguish between taste and judgment, so long, that is, as the only possible verdicts we can pass on a book are two: this I like; this I don't like.For an adult reader, the possible verdicts are five: I can see this is good and I like it; I can see this is good but I don't like it; I can see this is good and, though at present I don't like it, I believe that with perseverance I shall come to like it; I can see that this is trash but I like it; I can see that this is trash and I don't like it."
Author: W.H. Auden
49. "Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire."
Author: William Godwin
50. "Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence.Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance.Autumn passes and one remembers one's reverence.Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance."
Author: Yoko Ono

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I must have you, completely, at my table and in my bed, or I shall waste away like a starving prisoner. There you have it; forgive the lack of poesy."
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