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Persecution quotes (23)
Perseverance is the most overrated of traits if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall.
Sydney J. Harris Category: Persecution
When you get to the end of your rope tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Category: Persecution
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
Walter Elliott Category: Persecution
And many strokes though with a little axe Hew down and fell the hardest-timbered oak.
William Shakespeare Category: Persecution
By gnawing through a dike even a rat may drown a nation.
Edmund Burke Category: Persecution
Advantage comes not from the spectacular or the technical. Advantage comes from a persistent seeking of the mundane edge.
Thomas J. Tom Peters Category: Persecution
It matters if you just don't give up.
Stephen William Hawking Category: Persecution
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock the stream always wins not through strength but by perseverance.
J. Jackson Frown Category: Persecution
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte Category: Persecution
We will either find a way or make one.
Hannibal Category: Persecution
It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river.
Abraham Lincoln Category: Persecution
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap if we faint not. As we have therefore opportunity let us do good unto all men
The Bible Category: Persecution
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
Unknown Category: Persecution
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Samuel Johnson Category: Persecution
If you wish to drown do not torture yourself with shallow water.
Proverb Category: Persecution
TENACITY n. A certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin of the realm. It attains its highest development in the hand of authority and is considered a serviceable equipment for a career in politics.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Persecution
The more one gardens the more one learns; And the more one learns the more one realizes how little one knows.
Vita Sackville-West Category: Persecution
He that fights and runs away May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain Will never rise to fight again.
James Ray Category: Persecution
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Thomas Stearns Eliot Category: Persecution
The history of persecution is a history of endeavors to cheat nature to make water run up hill to twist a rope of sand.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Persecution
We make way for the man who boldly pushes past us.
Christian Nestell Bovee Category: Persecution
No rock so hard but a little wave may beat admission in A thousand years.
Lord Alfred Tennyson Category: Persecution
Perseverance is more prevailing than violence; and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Plutarch Category: Persecution