Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
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.
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Nelson Mandela said: 'It always seems impossible until it's done.' Peace is possible.
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.
We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.
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.
People do not lack strength; they lack will.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Never give in, never give in, never give in.
Every obstacle yields to stern resolve.
The harder I work the more I live.
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