"Press on. Nothing in
the world can take the place of persistence."
Ray A. Kroc (1902-1984)
American businessman and founder of the McDonald’s Corporation
"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 (1888-1955)
American writer and lecturer
"One man has enthusiasm for 30
minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who
makes a success of his life."
Edward B. Butler (1853-1928)
American businessman, founder of Butler Brothers mail order firm, and amateur-turned professional artist
"Never, never, never, never give up."
Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
British orator, author, member of Parliament, and Prime Minister during World War II
"Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul."
Charles Buxton (1823-1871)
English philanthropist and Member of Parliament
"I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed."
Michael Jordan (b. 1963)
American entrepreneur and former pro basketball player
"It’s not that I’m so smart. It’s just that I stay with problems longer."
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
German-born physicist who developed the theory of relativity
"Those people blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow through who excel."
Mary Kay Ash (1918-2001)
Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
"I can’t do everything, but that won’t stop me from doing the little I can do."
Everett Hale (1822-1909)
American author, clergyman, chaplain of the U.S. Senate
"Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Jack Canfield (b. 1944)
Author, Chicken Soup for the Soul
More words to the wise
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