Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
~ Earl Nightingale
Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're companions - the hero and the sidekick.
~ Laurence Shames
With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.
~ Thomas Foxwell Buxton
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
~ Booker T. Washington
The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
~ Henry Ward Beecher