Celebrations in Youth - Perseverance

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  • Habits change into character. - Publius Ovidius Naso
  • Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence. - Publius Ovidius Naso
  • Victory belongs to the most persevering. - Napoleon Bonaparte
  • If at first you don't succeed, try, try and try again. - English proverb
  • Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily. - Friedrich von Schiller
  • But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain, to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall, and baffled, get up and begin again. - Robert Browning
  • Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. - Confucius
  • It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Confucius
  • Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable. - Francis Bacon
  • The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times. - Paulo Coelho
  • A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • All things are possible until they are proved impossible - and even the impossible may only be so, as of now. - Pearl S. Buck