WEEK OF APRIL 29, 2012: QUOTES AND TOOLS FOR NAPIBOWRIWEE 2012
Monday, April 30—Quotes About Perseverance
If you knew that two manuscripts from now you’d hit upon a best-selling picture book, would you keep writing? Of course you would (and so would I)! Perseverance and perspiration may be the two things that contribute to success more than anything else. If practice makes perfect, than NaPiBoWriWee is going to get you to perfection in a snap. But along the way, you’re going to have to persevere. Today, be encouraged! Success might just be a manuscript away.
Enjoy these quotes. You may even want to pick a favorite to hang above your computer.
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
Nothing in the 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 education derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
How long should you try? Until.
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
By perseverance the snail reached the ark.
—Charles H. Spurgeon
It always seems impossible until it’s done.
Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.