Thought for the Day October 16, 2014 Try, Try Again

high wireNothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Calvin Coolidge (thanks to

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley (thanks to

Some things take a little persistence to learn. We may not succeed the first time we attempt something new. But if we have a little patience, we can succeed.

The problem comes when we quit too soon because we are dispirited thinking that we are not able to accomplish something. That is hardly ever true.

We have tremendous capabilities but some we must develop.

It’s like playing the violin.


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