On Persistence

The secret of success is constancy of purpose. – Benjamin Disraeli, English Prime Minister

Nothing in the 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. The slogan “press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. – Calvin Coolidge, 30th U.S. President, 1923-1929

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life, and that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan, Basketball Player

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