Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.
Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged.
A man of sense is never discouraged by difficulties; he redoubles his industry and his diligence, he perseveres and infallibly prevails at last.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Some give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.
I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice, and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves.
No man is ever whipped until he quits - in his own mind.
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.
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
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