Quotes in perseverance
Best efforts are essential. Unfortunately, best efforts, people charging this way and that way without guidance of principles, can do a lot of damage.
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.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
Deming’s First Theorem: “Nobody gives a hoot about profits.”
Deming’s Second Theorem: “We are being ruined by best efforts.”
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.