I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards. Abraham Lincoln

Little by little does the trick. Aesop

Some people dream of success… while others wake up and work hard at it. Author unknown

Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find that you have crossed the mountain. Author unknown

The secret of success is constancy of purpose. Benjamin Disraeli

Champions keep playing until they get it right. Billie Jean King

Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful. Brian Tracy

Decision and determination are the engineer and fireman of our train to opportunity and success. Burt Lawlor

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. Dale Carnegie

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. Edward Eggleston

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over. F. Scott Fitzgerald
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire. Ferdinand Foch

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. George Horace Lorimer

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Some men 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. Herodotus

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always, wins – not through strength but by perseverance. Jackson Brown

The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time. Joe Girard

One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. John Wanamaker

Do not let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. Liane Cordes

Life is like riding a bike. It is impossible to maintain your balance while standing still. Linda Brakeall

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling. Lucretius

The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph! Marvin Phillips

A resolute determination is the truest wisdom. Napoléon I

Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen. Peter Marshall

Concentration is the secret of strength. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Home run hitters strike out a lot. Reggie Jackson

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and faith to believe it is possible. Richard Devos

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. Robert Collier

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. Samuel Johnson

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. Samuel Johnson

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Thomas Alva Edison

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. Thomas Carlyle

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination. Tommy Lasorda

Don’t get discouraged; it’s usually the last key in the bunch that opens the lock. Unknown Author

Perseverance is not a long race it is many short races one after another. Walter Elliott

Great things are done when men and mountains meet. William Blake

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. Winston Churchill

Never, never, never, never give up. Winston Churchill

With ordinary talents and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton

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