I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards
I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying
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.
I never gave up, even when people told me I'd never make it.
If you add a little to a little, and then do it again, soon that little shall be much.
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Don't worry about genius. Don't worry about being clever. Trust to hard work, perseverance and determination. And the best motto for a long march is: "Don't grumble. Plug on!"
Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory.
Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success.
Get up one time more than you're knocked down.