Sunday, April 29, 2007

Persistence

Rubik's cube…is the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior;

To continue with it in spite of resistance, difficulty, discouragement, etc.


  • “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.” – Conrad Hilton
  • “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” – Thomas Edison
  • “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Arriving at one point is the starting point to another.” – John Dewey
  • Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams
  • “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” - Napoleon Hill
  • “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” – Louis Pasteur
  • “You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.” – Marian Wright Edelman
  • “The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.” – James Whitcomb Riley
  • “Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.” – Lord Chesterfield
  • “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people 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
  • “It is hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
  • “I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.” – John D. Rockefeller
  • "Being defeated is only a temporary condition; giving up is what makes it permanent." - Marilyn Savant