Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Persistence is probably the single most common quality of high achievers. They simply refuse to give up. They longer you hang in there, the greater the chance that something will happen in your favor. No matter how hard it seems, the longer you persist the more likely your success.
The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence.
I believe that persistent effort, supported by a character-based foundation, will enable you to get more of the things money will buy and all of the things money won't buy.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit.
Lots of people limit their possibilities by giving up easily. Never tell yourself this is too much for me. It's no use. I can't go on. If you do you're licked, and by your own thinking too. Keep believing and keep on keeping on.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Either I will find a way, or I will make one.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
No great achievement is possible without persistent work.
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.
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