You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
Dorothy: If we walk far enough, we shall sometime come to someplace.
An enterprise, when fairly once begun, should not be left till all that ought is won.
Patience and perseverance are essential in the inner fight. The higher self’s war with the lower self is a great struggle. Develop these two virtues to a maximum degree and strengthen them by all manner of intelligent discipline and constant exercise.
Through perils both of wind and limb, Through thick and thin she followed him.
Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.
Less good from genius we may find Than that from perseverance flowing; So have good grist at hand to grind, And keep the mill a-going.
Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait.
Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. Yonder palace was raised by single stones, yet you see its height and spaciousness. He that shall walk with vigor three hours a day will pass in seven years a space equal to the circumference of the globe.
The nerve that never relaxes, the eye that never blanches, the thought that never wanders, the purpose that never wavers – these are the masters of victory.