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Favourite quotes on persistence

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The other day I wrote about how important it is to make a big goal manageable by breaking into small manageable steps.  The next thing one needs is persistence. Persistence to keep coming back to take the next small step, even if you don't feel like it.

Quotes about persistence

And since it is Wise Words Wednesday, I am sharing some of my favourite inspiring quotes on persistence:

"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer." - Albert Einstein

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

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

"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success." - Napoleon Hill

"Energy and persistence conquer all things." - Benjamin Franklin

"Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did." - Newt Gingrich

“Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything.” - Marilyn Monroe

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” - Vince Lombardi

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” - Francis Bacon

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill

“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” –A.A. Milne

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