Quotes in persistence
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
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.
"Failing forward" is the ability to get back up after you've been knocked down, learn from your mistake, and move forward in a better direction.
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation.
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.