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During the next half-century or more, my race must continue passing through the severe American crucible. We are to be tested in our patience, our forbearance, our perseverance, our power to endure wrong, to withstand temptations, to economize, to acquire and use skill; our ability to compete, to succeed in commerce, to disregard the superficial for the real, the appearance for the substance, to be great and yet small, learned and yet simple, high and yet the servant of all. This, this is the passport to all that is best in the life of our Republic, and the Negro must possess it, or be de barred. Booker T. Washington
The key to all things is determination. Arab Proverb
God is with those who persevere. Muhammad
Each thing, as far as it can by its own power, strives to persevere in being Baruch Spinoza
To the stars through thorns. Kansas
I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. Harper Lee
Corruption undermines public confidence in our country and institutions. It is a huge cost to the economy. Combating it will take courage, determination and perseverance. The most effective means of doing it is by creating a climate not receptive to corruption. Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi
Let's stick together, let's see it through. Robert Hawke
How priceless is a liberal education ! In itself what a rich endowment ! It is not impaired by age, but its value increases with use. No one can employ it but its rightful owner. He alone can illustrate its worth and enjoy its rewards. It cannot be inherited or purchased. It must be acquired by individual effort. It can be secured only by perseverance and self-denial. William McKinley
There is a strength of a quiet endurance as significant of courage as the most daring feats of prowess. Henry Theodore Tuckerman
You cannot understand a man’s work by what he has accomplished but by what he has overcome in accomplishing it. Victoria Woodhull; Immanuel
Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind. Marston Bates
And again, hast thou valued Patience, Courage, Perseverance, Openness to light; readiness to own thyself mistaken, to do better next time Thomas Carlyle
The name of the game is to talk to people. If you don't talk to people, you can't get started...You knock on twenty doors or so, and twenty guys tell you to go to hell, or that they haven't got time. But maybe at the fortieth or sixtieth house you find the one guy who is all you need. You're not going to organize everything; you're just going to get it started. Cesar Chavez
One good quality in European peoples is their willingness to take risks. This is the chief source of their success …. Another of their good qualities is perseverance and … hard work. Ali Khamenei
The only plan was to persevere. Winston Churchill