December: Tenacity and Persistence

2018

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.

Confucius (551 a.C. – 479 a.C.)

2017

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people 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. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge (1872- 1923) USA

2016

Never give up. No matter what is going on. Never give up. Develop the heart. Too much energy in your country is spent developing the mind instead of the heart. Be compassionate not just to your friends but to everyone. Be compassionate. Work for peace in your heart and in the world. Work for peace and I say again never give up. No matter what is going on around you. Never give up. Dalai Lama XIV (1935 - ) Tibet.

2015

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas A. Edison (1847 – 1931) USA

2014

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

Hal Borland (1900 -1978) USA

2013

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur (1822 – 1895) France

2012

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.

Thomas Edison (1847-1931) USA

2011

Either we find a road or we will build one.

Hannibal (247 a.C – 182 a.C) Carthage

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