Explore the value of Persistence

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PERSISTENCE QUOTATIONS
“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”

Matt Biondi

“The key of persistence opens all doors closed by resistance.”

John Di Leme

“People can do whatever they want if they just set their heart to it, and just never give up, and just go out there and do it.”

Bethany Hamilton

“To persist with a goal, you must treasure the dream more than the costs of sacrifice to attain it.”

Richelle E. Goodrich

“To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out the hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it- who can say this is not greatness? ”

William Makepeace Thackeray

“This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt. Regardless of what you are doing, if you pump long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward.”

Zig Ziglar

“You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.”

Tom Hiddleston

“We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are.”

Tobias Wolff

“Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.”

Malcolm S. Forbes

“A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.”

James N. Watkins

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Failure cannot cope with persistence.”

Napoleon Hill

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Your Comments
Anthony O. from Atlanta, GA NOVEMBER 7, 2011
I only have this to say,: "If you hate anything, it means you envy something. If you like everything, it means you attract all things."

Lorenn Walker from Waialua, Hawai'i JUNE 24, 2010
Mahalo for your great work!

Martin S., President HDB from Huntington Beach, CA JANUARY 11, 2010
Thirteen years ago we formed a non-profit organization that would allow dogs to run freely on a one mile beach. We fought the Coastal Commission the City Council, and through PERSISTENCE 250,000 dogs and their families visit 'dog' beach each year and Huntington Beach, CA has just been awarded "Most Dog Friendly City in the USA." www.dogbeach.org martin@dogbeach.org